Posted in Escambia County Recovery

Escambia County gives less than a third of CARES to families and businesses

The Escambia County administration this morning sent out its update on the status of its $57.2-million share of the CARES Act. According to the figures…

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Posted in Escambia County Pensacola Recovery

Robinson: No coordination, collaboration or consistency out of Gilley

Last week, Pensacola Mayor Grover Robinson went before the Board of County Commissioners and asked for $4.915 million of the county’s Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and…

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Posted in Escambia County Health

FDOH slow to post COVID data

As of 3:30 p.m. Central, the Florida Department of Health has yet to post the COVID-19 statistics for Monday, Nov. 16. Escambia County sent out…

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Bender hosts town hall on Nov. 9

District 4 Commissioner Robert Bender will host a town hall meeting for residents who were affected by Hurricane Sally on Monday, Nov. 9 from 5:30…

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Officials work to ‘cure’ mail-in ballots

by Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly While voting in the 2020 election will wrap up today, there will still be some votes to tally for a couple…

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Early voting sets new record in Escambia

In 2014, Escambia County had 18,421 voters take advantage of early voting: 2016: 39,313 2018: 39,052 This year, 69,837 voters cast their votes at early…

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Posted in Escambia County Pensacola

52K-plus have already voted

As of 7:50 a.m., the Escambia County Supervisor of Elections reports 52,324 people have voted – 22.6% of the county’s registered voters. Democrats and NPA…

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Will FDOT extend toll suspension?

The suspension of $5 tolls of the Garcon Point Bridge ends 6 a.m. Friday, Oct. 23, unless Gov. Ron DeSantis and his Florida Department of…

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Escambia County Commission modifies CARES Act, will start sending out checks

The Escambia County Board of Commissioners last night officially approved its Committee of the Whole decisions to increase the award amount from $2,000 to $3,000…

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