Posted in Escambia County

Nothing on family and business assistance grants

A week ago, Deputy Administrator Chips Kirschenfeld told the Escambia County Commission that the county would be ready to take applications for family and small…

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Posted in Education

UWF announces gift to create a School of Music

Pensacola, Fla. – Sept. 9, 2020 – The University of West Florida announced a gift to rename the Department of Music. An anonymous contribution has…

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Preview of Fall Arts Guide – Sept. 10 issue

Another great issue:

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Saunders passes on performance incentive

University of West Florida President Dr. Martha Saunders has notified Board chairman Dave Cleveland that she will forego any consideration of a salary increase for…

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Posted in Business

CivicCon: Housing expert next Tuesday

A renowned expert on innovative housing solutions will share her ideas in a free virtual CivicCon speaker event on Tuesday, Sept. 15, from 6 to…

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Posted in Caring

PYC Satori Foundation charity raffle

Several years ago the Perry-designed 20’ custom sailboat ‘Victoria’, her sails, equipment and trailer were donated to the PYC Satori Foundation. The Trustees and Advisory…

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Posted in Health

Escambia keeps weekly positivity rate below 6%

  Last week, the positivity rate for Escambia County dropped slightly from 5.65% to 5.38%. Reported deaths also decreased from 15 to 6 – the…

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Jail testing breakthrough

Since early July, the county commissioners have pushed for more COVID testing at the county jail. At four public meetings, they told by the county…

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CARES dollars for families coming Sept. 18…maybe

On Thursday, Sept. 3, the Escambia County Commission unanimously approved the allocation of the first $14.3 million of its Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security…

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