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RFP-Lite, or ‘Meander, Meander, Meander’

By mid-September, the Escambia County Commission should be selecting the search firm that will be helping to select a permanent county administrator. The board decided…

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Searching for the Searcher and the Campfire Sing-Along

It is unclear exactly what they will do later today, but Escambia County commissioners appear poised to formally request that a wider net be cast…

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Feeding Frenzy and the Goldmine

The Escambia County RESTORE Act Advisory Committee on Monday heard presentations on both environment and economy. William O. Cleckley, of the Northwest Florida Water Management…

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African-American Leaders Decry Shooting, ECSO Response

A few blocks away from the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office, a collective of African-American community organizations and leaders gathered today at Englewood Baptist Church to…

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IFS Battle Brewing? Jail employees say they were threatened by county official

As part of the ongoing jail-transfer process, Escambia County Human Resources Director Tom Turner met with a group of jail employees yesterday. The parties differ…

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Oil Spill Funding Workshop

There is a workshop this weekend geared toward educating the public on how best to plug into the RESTORE Act and NRDA processes resulting from…

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Questions Emerge in Trailer Park Altercation

A man involved in a Saturday incident at a Creighton Road trailer park says the scene did not unfold the way it is described in…

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Patti Memorial Scheduled for Sinking

After weeks of delay, the Patti Memorial Barge is scheduled to be sunk tomorrow morning. “We finally got a break for a couple of days…

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Morgan Responds as Victim Recovers

Ceola Walker has been searching for answers since Saturday. That’s when Roy Middleton, her 60-year-old son, was shot by sheriff deputies as he tried to…

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