Posted in Escambia County

Governor tells Sheriff Morgan state will fund SROs

This morning Escambia County Commission chairman Jeff Bergosh put off any discussion on allocations of the LET funds while he determined if the funds should…

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Posted in Education Escambia County Pensacola

Sheriff Morgan: ‘Beyond Serious’ on handling campus threats

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office, Pensacola Police Department and the Escambia County School District have been dealing with a rash of social media threats that…

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Posted in Education Escambia County

The tale of two Escambia schools, two guns

On Tuesday, the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Ransom Middle School student for allegedly bringing a loaded gun to school. The student faces charges…

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Posted in Business Escambia County Pensacola

Convention center with indoor sports facility could create 660 jobs

A new study shows that a convention/conference center in combination with an indoor sports facility could generate as much $90 million revenue for the local…

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Posted in Entertainment Escambia County

Major clean-up of Johnson Beach begins today

Due to extensive structural damage, Gulf Islands National Seashore officials will remove several dilapidated structures at Johnson Beach in the Perdido Key Area of the…

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Posted in Escambia County State & National News

Senate scraps moving Panhandle to Eastern time

By Jim Turner The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Most of the Panhandle would remain an hour behind the rest of the state under…

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County commission candidates continue to raise funds

Robert Bender did the best raising campaign funds in January, $7,933. He was followed by Alan McMillan, who raised $6,105. The top spenders in January…

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Posted in Environment Escambia County Politics

Grover Robinson speaks out against offshore drilling [video]

On Feb. 8, a group of local environmentalist traveled to Tallahassee to attend the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s public meeting concerning the recently released…

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Posted in Escambia County Pensacola

City of Pensacola’s Triumph request for Blount project deemed ineligible

Last week, the Triumph Gulf Coast board of directors reviewed 116 pre-applications. At the staff’s recommendation, 24 pre-applications were deemed ineligible. Among the ineligible projects…

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