Posted in Escambia County Recovery

BCC to discuss CARES today…again without documentation provided to the public

Escambia County Administrator Janice Gilley will discuss the “Escambia CARES Act Plan update” with the Board of County Commissioners. The following topics will be include….

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Posted in Escambia County Hurricane Recovery

Buzz: FEMA bullied county staff to downplay damage

Inweekly has heard from two independent sources that when FEMA inspectors traveled with Escambia and Santa Rosa staff to assess the damage caused by Hurricane…

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Posted in Caring Escambia County Recovery State & National News

DeSantis lets eviction moratorium expire

Pointing to a move by the federal government to halt evictions, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday let expire an executive order aimed at limiting evictions…

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Posted in Escambia County Pensacola Protests State & National News

Local organizers discuss state legislative proposals

by Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly In this week’s print issue of Inweekly, two local organizers discussed efforts being made in the region to empower Black voters….

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Posted in Escambia County Health

Does Escambia need to spend money on rapid testing?

Maybe the Escambia County Commission needs to rethink using $1.25 million of CARES Act funding for rapid testing. At his daily press conference,  Gov. Ron…

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Posted in Escambia County Hurricane Recovery

County estimates over $126 million in damage

Press release: County and city officials estimate over $126 million in damage to private property (single-family homes, multi-family homes, mobile homes and businesses) located in…

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Posted in Escambia County Hurricane Recovery

FEMA assistance coming or not

Sources have shared with Inweekly that the individual assistance program may not be activated for Escambia County because FEMA officials say the damage to our…

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Posted in Education Escambia County

UWF: ‘Race and the Community: Past, Present, and Our Future’

The University of West Florida is hosting free virtual community courses featuring leaders from Pensacola’s Black community as part of its “Race and the Community:…

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Posted in Escambia County

Commission puts more CARES money into family assistance…we think

Following an Escambia Board of County Commissioners meeting is, at times, like wandering in a pitch-black cave without a flashlight and a book of damp…

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