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Searching out a savior for Escambia schools

by Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly As the Escambia County School District searches for its next superintendent, transitioning from an elected to an appointed position, there’s a…

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Commission asked to put Escambia Children’s Trust on ballot

For decades, Escambia County has wrestled with the impact of poverty on children. The county has been at or near the bottom of state lists…

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School bond ratings revised to ‘negative’ outlook

Fitch Ratings is concerned about the future of the Escambia County School District’s finances because of the COVID-19 pandemic. We can expect other municipal bond…

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Entrecon lands Mardia Shands as keynote

Shands serves as the chief diversity officer for TriHeath, the fourth-largest employer in Greater Cincinnati and brings with her extensive experience in workforce development, social impact,…

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Pensacola MESS Hall reopens

After temporarily closing its doors in March to protect the health and safety of visitors, staff, and volunteers, the Pensacola MESS Hall has officially reopened…

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UWF police chief on ‘responsibility to intervene’

UWF Police Chief Marc Cossich sent a memo to his employees today regarding the tragic murder of George Floyd. “In the video, you can hear…

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High school sports, band to resume June 15

In accordance with the announcement by Governor Ron DeSantis, Escambia County School Superintendent Malcolm Thomas has announced plans for resuming athletic and band participation for students….

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Buzz: Keith Leonard has inside track to be next superintendent

“Don’t believe the narrative that the next head of the Escambia County School District will come from outside the district,” – that’s what school district…

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Thursday a.m. briefing

Pandemic EBT Now Available in Florida On Wednesday, I looked into how Escambia County was helping the over 900 children that were fed by the…

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