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Buzz: Pensacola Bay Bridge worse than reported

Several sources have shared the damage to the Pensacola Bay Bridge is much worse than reported and will take much longer than 60-90 days we’ve…

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Road and bridge closures as of noon

Theo Baars Bridge and Lillian Bridge are now closed per the Sheriff’s Office. Three Mile Bridge is closed due to sustained winds of 40 MPH…

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10 am NOAA advisory

BULLETIN Hurricane Sally Advisory Number 17 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL192020 1000 AM CDT Tue Sep 15 2020 …SALLY CRAWLING NORTHWESTWARD TOWARD THE…

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Construction barge strikes Pensacola Bay Bridge

At the county’s Tuesday morning press conference, Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan confirmed rumors that a construction barge has struck the Pensacola Bay Bridge. However,…

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ECUA Grand Jury Report: Utility bullied landowners, cost ratepayers millions and board ‘grossly negligent’

Late Friday afternoon, State Attorney Bill Eddins released, pursuant to Order of the Circuit Court, the Grand Jury Report regarding Escambia County Utilities Authority, which…

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Escambia releases CARES grant guidelines Saturday a.m.

Escambia County finally released its guidelines for Escambia CARES Family Emergency Financial Assistance Grant on Saturday. The board had told County Administrator Janice Gilley that…

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Nothing on family and business assistance grants

A week ago, Deputy Administrator Chips Kirschenfeld told the Escambia County Commission that the county would be ready to take applications for family and small…

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Young poll workers sought

Poll Workers Scarce in a Pandemic, Escambia Works to Offset ‘Shrinkage’ by Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly Heading towards November’s election—with voter turnout expected to be high—there…

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CARES dollars for families coming Sept. 18…maybe

On Thursday, Sept. 3, the Escambia County Commission unanimously approved the allocation of the first $14.3 million of its Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security…

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