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County Corrections Director fired

December 4, 2015

County Administrator Jack Brown has fired his Director of Corrections, Mike Tidwell. Starting today, jail command, community corrections and road prison staff will report directly to Assistant County Administrator Chip Simmons until the search for a…


Bayou Chico clean-up controversy

November 16, 2015

Escambia County Commissioner Doug Underhill recently sent out this email to his constituents about the brewing debate over the clean-up of Bayou Chico: I understand you have been hearing the tall tales about Jackson Lakes. There…


Five things to watch in November

November 2, 2015

1. New Leadership: Grover Robinson will replace Steve Barry as chairman of the Escambia Board of County Commission. Wilson Robertson, who is entering his last year on the commission, will be his vice chair. On Nov.…


Red Tide could be kryptonite for Lion Fish

October 30, 2015

Last night, I ran into Robert Turpin, Escambia County’s Marine Resources manage . He said the Red Tide appears to be impacting the lion fish. Finally we can get rid of them. Here is the press…


Florida Manufacturing Month

October 29, 2015

Press release: In honor of National Manufacturing Month, Florida West and Ascend Performance Materials hosted a VIP breakfast to honor this industry within our local economy. The special breakfast and tour as part of an effort…


Rolling Hills surrenders bond

October 21, 2015

According to Escambia County Administrator Jack Brown, the bonding company for Rolling Hill C&D landfill has surrounded the bond for the closure of the facility in the Wedgewood neighborhood – $651,633. Brown shared this email from…


Job training offered in Wedgewood community

October 8, 2015

Escambia County press release: Residents in Escambia County who may be seeking a career change or are interested in developing new skills, as it relates to job training, are encouraged to attend a series of employability…

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ECUA loses another recycling facility

October 6, 2015

Advanced Mixed Materials Recovery Facility operated by Infinitus Energy has shutdown temporarily due to the weak market for recycled products. The facility has handled the majority of the recyclables collected by ECUA and the city of…

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Escambia County Hires Veterans Services Officer

October 4, 2015

Press release: Escambia County is pleased to announce the hiring of Marvin Merillat as its veterans services officer. This position will be responsible for interviewing and counseling veterans and their dependents, and processing claims based upon…