Posted in Escambia County

Breaking news: ECAT to be tested for COVID

The Florida Department of Health is setting up testing for ECAT employees for Thursday and Friday after an ECAT driver tested positive for COVID-19. ECAT…

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Simmons discusses Floyd’s death, protests, changes to policing

Chief Deputy Chip Simmons has the watched the video of the Minneapolis police officer kneeling on the neck of George Floyd. For him, the killing…

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Posted in Escambia County Health Politics

BCC needs DOH update on COVID

The standard line from the White House,  Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and Escambia DOH is the rise in positives cases of COVID-19 are due to…

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Posted in Escambia County Health

COVID cases up, but not on BCC agenda

Florida and Escambia County have seen a sharp increase in COVID-19 cases over the past three days. The state has reported 6,499 new cases and 83…

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Posted in Escambia County Pensacola Protests

Inweekly: When the City is Crying

This week’s issue

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Alexander answers questions at candidates forum

By C. Scott Satterwhite After a week of nation-wide protests stemming from the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, former Chief of Police David Alexander…

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Posted in Escambia County Health

Escambia has third COVID-19 death in past four days

Escambia County has another COVID-19 death – third in four days, 36 year-to-date.  The death was a male, 90, who had been first diagnosed on…

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Posted in Caring Escambia County Politics

Escambia County: One out of every five children lives in poverty

The Florida Chamber Foundation’s Prosperity Initiative has taken on the goal of reducing the number of children in poverty to less than 10% by 2030….

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Posted in Business Escambia County Pensacola

Small business loans handed out

Yesterday morning, Kelly Massey of the UWF Small Business Development Center presented to the Escambia County Commission the list of 50 businesses were awarded Escambia…

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