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Breaking news: Sixth Avenue Baptist Church pastor passes

Dr. Michael Johnson, pastor of Sixth Avenue Baptist Church, passed away. Friends shared that his death was due to COVID-19. Dr. Johnson, a 1981 graduate…

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Buzz: More Century prison cases expected

Yesterday, Inweekly reported that 306 of the 504 new cases reported in Escambia County were associated with the state prison in Century. County Administrator Janice…

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Century prison cases drive Escambia almost to 9.3K COVID cases

  The backlog of test results finally caught up with Escambia County .The county recorded its largest day for COVID – 540 with 306 associated…

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Commissioners tell county administrator to test inmates

At their agenda review yesterday, several Escambia County commissioners spoke out in support of the county allowing inmates and staff at the county jail to…

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Sacred Heart expands COVID testing

Press Release: Ascension Sacred Heart is expanding eligibility for COVID-19 testing at its drive-thru sites in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties to include all persons…

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Escambia four more deaths, 240+ new cases and 20% positivity

  Escambia County’s jinx continues.  The day after the Board of County Commissioners  fail to vote on a motion for a face mask mandate, the…

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Breaking news: Rapid Test reached capacity

From Escambia County: Media Partners, The State has reached testing capacity at the Equestrian Center today. Please notify the public that the test site is…

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While you were sleeping…

The Escambia Board of County Commissioners voted down a motion by Commission Lumon May to make face masks mandatory in the unincorporated parts of the…

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Mike Hill campaign caught lying again

Polls are showing that State Rep. Mike Hill is having trouble holding his District 1 seat as he faces newcomer Michelle Salzman in the GOP…

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