Posted in Escambia County Health

Over a third of COVID cases in Escambia are LTC workers

As of 11 a.m. yesterday, long-term care facilities in Escambia had 142 individuals staff members that had tested positive for COVID-19 and have accounted for…

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Posted in Escambia County

Escambia County population growth lags behind surrounding counties

Since 2010, the population growth rate of Escambia County, 5.7%, has lagged behind the growth of its neighboring counties–Okaloosa 11.3%, Santa Rosa 11.5%, and Baldwin…

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Posted in Education

Escambia schools needing most improvement in faculty

Combining the lower evaluation levels, we get a picture of which school’s need the most help for their faculty: School Needs Improvement 3 years Developing…

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Posted in 2014 Election

Unofficial Early Statistics for Escambia

    From the Escambia County Supervisor of Elections Office: Date SOE Ofc Main Library Genealogy Fair- grounds South West Extension Molino Total 16-Aug 63…

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Touart hammers away at fund set up to pay jail employees accrued leave

By Jesse Farthing Interim County Administrator George Touart and his staff want the fund established by Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan to pay the Escambia…

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Posted in Environment Jeremy's Notebook

Oil Spill Funding Workshop

There is a workshop this weekend geared toward educating the public on how best to plug into the RESTORE Act and NRDA processes resulting from…

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Posted in Escambia County

Valentino Earns FAC’s ACC

Escambia County Commission Chairman Gene Valentino has been presented with the Advanced County Commissioner (ACC) designation by the Florida Association of Counties. The designation follows…

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Posted in Jeremy's Notebook

City on Board with ECAT Funding

The Pensacola City Council unanimously approved a mass transit interlocal between the city and Escambia County during Monday’s Committee of the Whole meeting. The interlocal…

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Council Catches the Bus

As the Pensacola City Council discussed the fate of the recently passed 4-cent gas tax last night, Mike Lowery said he was “probably the most…

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