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The move to make county government white-only

In March 1977, a class action was filed on behalf of Escambia County’s Black voters that challenged the at-large system for electing county commissioners (McMillan…

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Garcon toll suspended another 30 days

Pursuant to Executive Orders 20-224, 20-248 and the extension of those orders in Executive Order 21-64, Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Secretary Kevin J. Thibault,…

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Local workers lose out on county projects

In August 2018, the Escambia Board of County Commissioners passed the Covenant for the Community, which requires all county construction projects–funded solely funded from the…

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DPZ has no idea what will happen at COW

Marina Khoury and her DPZ CoDesign team have no idea what will happen at today’s Committee of the Whole. The commissioners are scheduled to review…

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OLF 8 town hall set for March 2

DPZ Co-Design, the consultant hired to develop a master plan for Outlying Landing Field 8 (OLF-8), has sent out an email to those who have…

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What is the new hybrid plan for OLF-8

At the Committee of the Whole on Thursday, Feb. 11, Escambia County Commission Chairman Robert Bender introduced a new compromise that DPZ CoDesign had drawn…

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Peacock ‘glass half empty’ opinion counters Studer view of QOL survey

Three days after the Escambia County Commission gave tentative approval to the DPZ Co-Design’s latest master plan concept for Outlying Landing Field 8 (OLF-8), businessman…

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What did commercial real estate brokers say about OLF-8?

DPZ CoDesign last August survey the members of NAIOP – professionals involved in commercial real estate. According to its website, the local chapter has 90+ members….

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Bender presents hybrid plan for OLF-8

Commission chairman Robert Bender yesterday held a Zoom meeting with Navy Federal Credit Union, FloridaWest, PEDC, DPZ CoDesign and the county. The group agreed on…

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