Posted in Escambia County

Jail guards discourage COVID testing

Commissioners Steven Barry and Lumon May have asked County Administrator Janice Gilley to test all the inmates in the Escambia County Jail. As Friday, July…

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Posted in Business Escambia County Health

Mask message from Walmart

Imagine if County Administrator Janice Gilley cared as much about her employees and the  public and sent out this message. We can’t get her to…

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Posted in Escambia County Health

Escambia has ‘COVID Epidemic Outbreak’

Everywhere we look we find reports about the COVID-19 outbreak in Escambia County. Yet, the county leaders – except for Commissioner Lumon May – have…

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White House report: Escambia, Santa Rosa in Red Zone

The Center for Public Integrity yesterday published an internal White House report, dated July 14, that says that 18 states are in the “red zone”…

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Escambia County moves past 5K cases

Escambia now has had 5,054 total COVID cases –  4424 Florida residents and 630 non-Florida residents. Florida had 13,965 new cases and surpassed yesterday’s COVID…

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Posted in Escambia County Jail Politics

County Jail: Sewage, dry cereal, Sam’s Club ponchos

During the Friday, July 10 presser, Corrections Chief Powell praised his jail protocols for discovering the infections among inmates. Powell said, “The biggest thing is…

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Posted in Caring Escambia County Health

Buzz: West Florida Hospital drops elective surgeries

The surge in COVID-19 cases has West Florida, Ascension Sacred Heart and Baptist Hospital worried, according to several sources. Each is deciding whether it’s time…

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Posted in Escambia County Pensacola

T.T. Wentworth: Exalted Cyclops of KKK

T.T. Wentworth, Jr., former Escambia County elected official, historian and namesake of the UWF Historic Trust’s T.T. Wentworth Museum in downtown Pensacola, was also the…

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Escambia in dubious COVID company

Florida continues to approach 300K COVID cases with 12,624 today and 11.4% positivity. Escambia County had 189 new cases – 179 Florida residents, five tied…

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