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Protecting the Beach and Commissioner Underhill

by Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly It was a passionate affair all the way around Thursday inside the chambers of the Escambia County Board of County Commissioners….

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Broxson and Andrade get $21.8M for county jail

Escambia County will receive $21.8 million from the Florida Division of Emergency Management through Federal Emergency Management Agency reimbursement, which will go directly toward the…

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Has Malcolm Thomas seen this?

Research 101: Solid, documented facts can be found using the “Google Machine.” In 2015, Steven Soules of the University of Central Florida produced “An Evaluation…

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St. Lucie also pays 20 weeks severance

The St. Lucie County School District is similar in student population to Escambia County and is ranked #30 in the state. It has an appointed…

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West Cervantes safety revisions presented

By Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly FRICKER CENTER — The West Cervantes safety improvements on display Tuesday in Pensacola were slightly different from plans presented during a…

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Remembering a breakfast with Wingate

In the summer of 2012, realtor Gerald Wingate asked to meet with Lumon May and me at CJ’s Kitchen on West Garden Street. Over eggs,…

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CivicCon: Successful school systems let parents hire principals

At last night’s CivicCon, Dr. Ron Ferguson attributed the success of Chicago Public Schools (CPS) to its focus on quality principals. He mentioned that parents…

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Every Escambia school district has problems

Inweekly reviewed the school grades and total points earned for the non-charter elementary, middle and high schools in the state of Florida. We ranked them…

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County administrator has 20-weeks severance, too

Inweekly obtained a copy of Escambia County Administrator Janice Gilley’s contract. She can be terminated for no cause by three commissioners. She is entitled to…

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