Posted in Escambia County Health Recovery

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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Posted in Politics

Escambia COVID update

Escambia County had 1,006 more Florida resident COVID-19 cases last week – 57% from the previous week. The positivity rate jumped from 8.5% to 10.1%….

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Posted in Politics

PNJ editorial misfires at BCC

The PNJ’s Sunday editorial, “Escambia commissioners embarrass themselves and insult citizens of Beulah,” was a scathing attack on the Escambia County Commission but also came…

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Posted in Crime

Downtown shooting

From Pensacola Police Department: Pensacola Police are on the scene of a shooting that occurred in the area of Jefferson and Intendencia St. At approximately…

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Posted in Entertainment

National Seashore Superintendent to retire

GULF BREEZE, FL. – After more than 43 years of public service, Gulf Islands National Seashore Superintendent Dan Brown will retire on January 2, 2021….

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Posted in Recovery

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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Posted in Business Recovery

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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Posted in Education

PSC faculty express concerns about in-person classes in 2021

Press release from Pensacola State College Faculty Association-United Faculty of Florida: In-person classes at Pensacola State College endanger health, safety and well-being of students, faculty,…

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Posted in Environment

Pensacola warms up to climate report (but, slowly) – Update

by Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly What can the city of Pensacola do to plan for and respond to climate change? That question has been pondered extensively,…

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