Posted in Escambia County

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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Posted in Recovery

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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Posted in Escambia County Recovery

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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Posted in Politics

County reallocates CARES Act funds away from households, businesses and testing

Escambia County Administrator Janice Gilley today asks the Board of County Commissioners to approve her attestation of how the county has spent or encumbered the…

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Groundhog Day to be celebrated by county tomorrow

Escambia Board of County Commissioners will discuss the CARES ACT again tomorrow. For the eighth time, County Administrator Janice Gilley has put the item on…

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Posted in Escambia County Recovery

BCC to discuss CARES today…again without documentation provided to the public

Escambia County Administrator Janice Gilley will discuss the “Escambia CARES Act Plan update” with the Board of County Commissioners. The following topics will be include….

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Posted in Caring Escambia County Recovery State & National News

DeSantis lets eviction moratorium expire

Pointing to a move by the federal government to halt evictions, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday let expire an executive order aimed at limiting evictions…

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Posted in Business Health Hurricane Politics Recovery

Gulf Power wants to disconnect customers

A week after the utility restored power to its 285,000 customers in Northwest Florida, Gulf Power has  joined other Florida utilities to fight a proposal before…

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Posted in Escambia County Health

Does Escambia need to spend money on rapid testing?

Maybe the Escambia County Commission needs to rethink using $1.25 million of CARES Act funding for rapid testing. At his daily press conference,  Gov. Ron…

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