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Gilley suggests ‘Burn the Masks’ ceremony

While several communities have held memorial ceremonies honoring those who have died because COVID-19, Escambia County Administrator Janice Gilley wants to hold a “Burn the…

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Possible gaming of procurement under Gilley

The Escambia Board of County Commissioners had a surprise from its administration at its regular meeting on April 22–substantial change orders, sometimes greater than the…

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Buzz: County may spy on employee computers

Sources have shared Escambia County Administrator Janice Gilley has asked the county’s IT department to look into installing ActivTrak, a cloud-based monitoring tool that would let…

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Oops!…Gilley did it again

At their Committee of the Whole on Thursday, April 15, Escambia County commissioners learned that the administration had told Pensacola Bay Center’s management company not…

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The move to make county government white-only

In March 1977, a class action was filed on behalf of Escambia County’s Black voters that challenged the at-large system for electing county commissioners (McMillan…

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Garcon toll suspended another 30 days

Pursuant to Executive Orders 20-224, 20-248 and the extension of those orders in Executive Order 21-64, Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Secretary Kevin J. Thibault,…

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Local workers lose out on county projects

In August 2018, the Escambia Board of County Commissioners passed the Covenant for the Community, which requires all county construction projects–funded solely funded from the…

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DPZ has no idea what will happen at COW

Marina Khoury and her DPZ CoDesign team have no idea what will happen at today’s Committee of the Whole. The commissioners are scheduled to review…

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OLF 8 town hall set for March 2

DPZ Co-Design, the consultant hired to develop a master plan for Outlying Landing Field 8 (OLF-8), has sent out an email to those who have…

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