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Replacing Jack

by Duwayne Escobedo, Inweekly –When it comes to replacing Jack Brown, commissioners already have begun compiling their wish lists. The next county administrator takes over…

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County administrator gets two more years but not without debate

The Escambia County Commission voted last Thursday to give County Administrator Jack Brown two one-year extensions of his contract, which was due to expire Jan….

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Tanyard Update: County checking Shortleaf, more help on the way…maybe

Escambia County Administrator Jack Brown told Inweekly he is sending county code enforcement and environmental officials to the Shortleaf borrow pit to confirm the dumping…

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Escambia County proposed FY 2017 to be released next week

Escambia County Administrator Jack Brown told Inweekly that his proposed FY 2017 budget will be posted on the county’s website early next week. “We are…

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Exclusive: Family speaks out about jail death of Devon Averheart

On Thursday, Nov. 19, Escambia County announced that 21-year old Samuel Devon Averheart had been found unresponsive in the infirmary unit of the Escambia County…

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Castle Greyskull gets a reprieve…until next meeting

The meetings of the Escambia Board of County Commissioners are circular events. Ideas, opinions and facts go round and round, and sometimes a decision pops…

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Proposed new contract of Escambia County Administrator

The Escambia Board of County Commissioners will vote tonight on a new contract of County Administrator Jack Brown. The new contact ■ Would supersede the…

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Brown offered three-year contract, $170K

The Escambia Board of County Commissioners voted yesterday to give County Administrator Jack Brown a three-year contract with two one-year extensions and an annual salary…

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Breaking news: Jail medical director put on administrative leave

The Independent News learned yesterday that the medical director for the Escambia County Jail, David Benoit, was put on administrative leave. Commissioner Lumon May confirmed…

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