Posted in Escambia County

Walton County Sheriff: ‘We don’t worship money’

Yesterday, Walton County Sheriff Mike Atkinson notified the Escambia Board of County Commissioners that he will terminate the agreement to house the county’s prisoners, effective…

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Posted in Crime

IN 2008: Judging the Jails

By Jennifer Waters Experts: Local Jails Lack Progressive Programs, Standards The inmate’s request isn’t for better food, smokes or luxuries. “I wish we had NA…

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Senate committee approves campus gun bill, expect grades to improve

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA People with concealed-firearms licenses could carry guns at state colleges and universities, under a proposal narrowly approved…

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Posted in Politics

State Capital Briefs: Telemedicine and gun bills in the legislature

SENATE BILL COULD CLEAR WAY FOR TELEMEDICINE After lawmakers could not reach agreement on the issue last year, two senators filed a proposal Thursday that…

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