Posted in Escambia County

Nothing on family and business assistance grants

A week ago, Deputy Administrator Chips Kirschenfeld told the Escambia County Commission that the county would be ready to take applications for family and small…

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Once again, county administrator fails good government test

The Escambia Board of County Commissioners meets today. Once again, County Administrator Janice Gilley has failed to provide the materials on an item coming up for…

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How did county government become so callous?

Last week, the Escambia County Commission approved $1.25 million of CARES Act be spent on rapid testing and that County Administrator Janice Gilley initiative a…

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Posted in Escambia County Health

Fact Check: County administration wrote pandemic plan in January

At a recent virtual “State of the County” interview for the Pensacola Chamber, County Administrator Janice Gilley talked about how she and her emergency manager…

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Gilley CARES Plan vs. Inweekly COVID-19 Ballsy Plan

In late March, President Donald Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) act that gave counties funds to deal with the COVID-19…

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COVID continues to spread in county government

Collin Warren-Hicks of the PNJ reports the jail now has 119 inmates that have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus – a jump of 36…

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Posted in Escambia County Health Politics

Gilley firm on no mask requirement for county staff

Escambia County is among the only four counties with over 4,100 COVID-19 cases that doesn’t require their employees to wear face masks. County Administrator Janice…

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Momentum for face masks in Escambia County

“And we stand united in our support of all wearing mask or cloth face coverings for the protection of our community.” – heads of Ascension…

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County to start passing our face masks

In its daily COVID-19 update, Escambia County said its Department of Public Safety will begin distributing “face covering masks” free of charge. When? To be…

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