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Talking about jail sites

by Jeremy Morrison Across the front of the room a series of renderings rested on easels, each detailing potential sites for a new Escambia County…

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Buzz: Another death in the Escambia County Jail – Update

There has been another death at the Escambia County Jail, the fifth in past 11 months. Assistant County Administrator Chip Simmons told Inweekly that a…

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Castle Greyskull gets a reprieve…until next meeting

The meetings of the Escambia Board of County Commissioners are circular events. Ideas, opinions and facts go round and round, and sometimes a decision pops…

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Kelley Bradford and other jail explosion victims face uncertain future under state’s workers comp law

By T.S. Strickland This month hasn’t been a good one for Kelley Bradford. The Escambia County jail employee, who saved the life of Corrections Officer…

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Escambia County: No place for heroes (video)

Escambia County employee Kelley Bradford went to work April 30, 2014. Her workplace – Central Booking and Detention Center – was flooded, and several of…

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Hear the story of Kelley Bradford

On Pensacola Speaks, Inweekly reporter T.S. Strickland talks about his exclusive interview with hero Kelley Bradford, who Escambia County will honor next week and then…

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Message to Escambia County: Show Compassion for Kelley

I’m not sure the people of Escambia County agree with the decision to fire a jail employee who has been widely recognized for her valor…

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Insurance carrier rejects county claim on jail explosion

NorthEscambia.com is reporting this morning that the county’s insurance carrier has agreed to pay a its flood claim on jail ($25 million). However, the carrier…

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County without compassion, hands out medals and pink slips

Escambia County has notified their employees injured in last year’s explosion at the Central Booking and Detention that they will be honored by the county…

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