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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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Posted in Escambia County Hurricane Recovery

FEMA assistance coming or not

Sources have shared with Inweekly that the individual assistance program may not be activated for Escambia County because FEMA officials say the damage to our…

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Posted in Health

Approved CARES Act budget

This is what the Escambia County Commission passed last night for the first two rounds of CARES Act dollars the state has sent the county:…

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Commission puts more CARES money into family assistance…we think

Following an Escambia Board of County Commissioners meeting is, at times, like wandering in a pitch-black cave without a flashlight and a book of damp…

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Posted in Caring Escambia County Recovery

Latest on CARES Act Family Assistance

Escambia County will start accepting applications for the Escambia CARES Family Emergency Financial Assistance Grants beginning Friday, Sept. 25, at 8 a.m. Applications will be…

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