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Preview: Escambia’s RESTORE Rundown

by Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly The Escambia County Board of County Commissioners will be getting a rundown of some of the county’s environmental restoration efforts during…

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Escambia County government took most of CARES dollars

Escambia County received $57.6 from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. About 60 cents of every dollar will be spent on county…

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CARES checks finally in the mail

Escambia County sent out announcement that 5,500 households will receive CARES Act checks by Dec. 30. Hooray! Unfortunately, many of those families needed the dollars…

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Breaking: Skanska files ‘Screw Over Pensacola Community’ motion

Skanska USA has filed a motion in federal court to limit the damages caused by its barges to the barges’ value. If the legal action…

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Judge backs FDOT in fight over Garcon tolls

By Jim Saunders, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — In the latest chapter in a long-running legal battle, a circuit judge has ruled that…

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Moody wants CARES extended

Press release: Attorney General Ashley Moody is urging Congress to extend the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act funding until the end of 2021….

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Andrade to host 2nd town hall on bridge

State Rep. Alex Andrade will host a Town Hall Meeting to discuss the details and projected timeline for repairs to the Pensacola Bay Bridge. The…

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SBA Business Recovery Center closes Dec. 1

The SBA Business Recovery Center in Escambia Counties closes permanently at 8 pm tomorrow (Tues., Dec. 1). Dec. 1 is also the deadline to apply…

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Escambia County gives less than a third of CARES to families and businesses

The Escambia County administration this morning sent out its update on the status of its $57.2-million share of the CARES Act. According to the figures…

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