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Essential information on Century Tornado

February 16, 2016

From the Escambia County Community and Media Relations Department: Essential Information • Escambia County is working with the Town of Century and various agencies today to complete damage assessments and remove downed trees. • Search and…

Escambia County

ECAT seeks input on future service

February 14, 2016

Escambia County, in coordination with Escambia County Area Transit, has launched a major update to the county’s 10-year Transit Development Plan. The plan is referred to as “Connections 2026: Moving Escambia Forward.” The ECAT update will…


Full slate for ‘Pensacola Speaks’ today

February 11, 2016

On News Talk 1370 WCOA, we open the show with Pensacola Sports Executive Director Ray Palmer. Today, Pensacola Sports presented to the Escambia County Committee of the Whole the results of a feasibility study on building…

Escambia County

Perdido Key Master Plan Workshop set for Feb. 16

February 10, 2016

Escambia County will hold the next Perdido Key Master Plan workshop 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 16, at the Escambia County Central Office Complex conference room, located 3363 W. Park Pl. Consultant Duany Plater-Zyberk & Company…


Regional Roundup coming to Escambia High Saturday

February 1, 2016

A Regional Roundup event will be held this Saturday, Feb. 6, from 8 a.m. to noon at Escambia High School located at 1310 N 65th Ave. Regional Roundup events provide an opportunity to properly dispose of…


Escambia Main Jail capacity 812, not 1,400

January 20, 2016

When the daily newspaper writes about the deaths in the Escambia County Jail, the reporters quote Margaret Noonan, a statistician for the Bureau of Justice Statistics: “Once you get over 1,500, the likelihood of having multiple…


Redirecting RESTORE – updated

January 13, 2016

As Escambia County nears the end of its RESTORE journey, local officials have decided to “tweak” the process that will help determine how best to use about $70 million of oil spill restoration funds heading to…

2016 Election

Escambia County violent crimes are not up

January 12, 2016

At last night’s Republican debate for sheriff, the topic of crime naturally came up. Challenger John Johnson focused on crime rates, insisting Pensacola had higher violent crime rates per capita than Jacksonville, Tampa, St. Petersburg and…