Posted in Escambia County Federal Florida Politics

State seeks to scuttle absentee-ballot case

By Dara Kam, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Florida officials are pushing back against an attempt to ease the state’s vote-by-mail procedures amid…

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Posted in Caring Escambia County Hurricane State & National News

Friday morning briefing

Sales Tax Holiday Starting today through Thursday, June 4, Florida shoppers can avoid paying sales taxes while putting together disaster-preparation stockpiles for the 2020 hurricane…

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Posted in Escambia County Health

Escambia County by the COVID-19 numbers

Maybe a better way to look at the spread of the coronavirus in Escambia County is to look at only Escambia County residents that have…

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Posted in Escambia County State & National News

ECUA appeal fails miserably

Update: ECUA did not file the appeal. It was filed by attorney Bradley Odom, who no longer is the attorney for the utility. The 1st…

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Posted in Escambia County Health

Friday morning update

UWF Testing Site Closing – Update The County notified us at 11:12 am the UWF site will stay open two more weeks –  Earlier report…

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Posted in Escambia County

Escambia Fire Chief bans outdoor burning

The Escambia County Fire Chief has issued a burn ban order effective Wednesday, May 13 until further notice. The announcement was sent out after 5…

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Posted in Escambia County Health

Thursday morning update

At his Wednesday presser, Gov. Ron DeSantis talked about his efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19 in long-term care facilities. Florida has 4,480 LTCs…

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Posted in Business Escambia County Health

COVID: Saturday Haircut Edition

Four Escambia County long-term care facilities have had deaths associated with COVID-19, according to a FDOH report released late Friday. The LTC deaths account for…

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Posted in Entertainment Escambia County Health

More COVID cases in nursing homes could be in Escambia’s future

Sources have shared the testing of local long-term care facilities has uncovered a boat of load of new positives, as many as 50 in facility…

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