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Florida House passes school-safety bill but not with local help

By Dara Kam THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Editor’s Note: Local representatives – Clay Ingram, Frank White and Jayer Williamson voted against the school-safety bill…

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Escambia public school enrollment down

According to the Florida Department of Education, school enrollment dropped in Escambia County by 94 students to 40,292.  In the 2007-08 school year, the district…

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School Districts offers instructions for lockdowns

This has been added to the Escambia County School District’s website. What to Expect In the Event of a School Elevated Security Notification: Students Stay…

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Historical commission rules wreck not famous slave ship Clotilda

Yesterday, the Alabama Historical Commission (AHC), in coordination with the National Park Service (NPS), the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, (NMAAHC),…

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Dog House Deli helps Manna #schoolfuel

Dog House Deli will be joining the fight against hunger in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties by launching #schoolfuel next week, March 5-9. When approached…

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Cyberthon 2018 will set attendance record

Randy Ramos, CEO of Global Business Solutions, Inc., said this year’s Cyberthon will have over 300 participants. “Besides the 100+ high school and college students…

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FAU poll: Scott and Trump lose ground over gun control

In the wake of a mass shooting that took the lives of 17 students and teachers at a South Florida high school, a vast majority…

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Area voters want more thorough background checks for guns

Inweekly hired The Political Matrix, a local polling firm, to survey voters in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties to see what they thought was the…

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Studer Foundation launches contest to win National Flight Academy scholarship

The Studer Foundation will be providing scholarships for 80 Escambia and Santa Rosa students to go to the National Flight Academy this summer, but each…

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