Posted in Hurricane Recovery

Garcon Point Bridge toll up for debate

The Florida Department of Transportation is making noise about reinstating the $5 toll for the Garcon Point Bridge. Escambia County Commissioner Robert Bender has been…

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Posted in Politics

Fried asks DeSantis to activate Emergency Loans for Hurricane Sally

Monday night, Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried wrote to the Governor requesting the activation of the Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program to assist small…

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Posted in Escambia County Hurricane Pensacola Recovery

‘The Long March’

Sheriff David Morgan  set the tone for the Monday, Sept. 21 press conference. “Now it becomes the long march,” Morgan said, referring to the weeks…

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Posted in Politics

Perdido Key has curfew

Effective 10 p.m, Monday, Sept. 21 a curfew exists from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. in the unincorporated areas of Perdido Key, which will expire…

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Posted in Education

Escambia schools open Wednesday

Superintendent Malcolm Thomas has announced that all schools and district administrative buildings will resume normal operations on Wednesday, Sept. 23. All district employees are to…

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Posted in Health

Boil water notice partially lifted

ECUA’s sampling team undertook an aggressive sampling effort that began on Friday afternoon in order to help us clear the system-wide Precautionary Boil Water Notice…

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Escambia County, City of Pensacola curfews expire

At 11 a.m. this morning, Escambia County announced that there county and city curfews have expired. The PIO wanted “but it may be extended if…

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Posted in Pensacola

Mayor wants to sunset mask order

by Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly During his weekly press conference Monday morning, Pensacola Mayor Grover Robinson relayed an analogy he’d shared with The Weather Channel meteorologist…

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Posted in Escambia County Hurricane Recovery

Alabama gets FEMA declaration, Escambia still waiting

Homeowners and renters who suffered damage from Hurricane Sally in the Alabama counties of Baldwin, Mobile, and Escambia counties. Baldwin, Mobile, and Escambia counties were…

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