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County administrator issues statement on Covid-19 cases in nursing homes

Escambia County Administrator Janice Gilley says the state surgeon general Dr. Scott A. Rivkees is the only one who can release name of coronavirus-infected facility in Escambia…

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Escambia County refuses to release EOC COVID-19 report

Since the beginning of the week, Escambia County commissioners have shared the EOC’s daily 4:30 p.m. SITREP (situation report). Commissioner Jeff Bergosh has referred to…

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Gilley looking at how to reopen beaches

At the virtual “Coffee with the Commissioner” this morning, County Administrator Janice Gilley said she’s looking at ways to reopen beaches in Escambia County, even…

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Three questions over ‘coffee,’ two weak answers

Inweekly had three questions for County Administrator Janice Gilley to answer at Commissioner Jeff Bergosh’s virtual “Coffee with the Commissioner” this morning. 1. What county…

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Communication Chaos

On March 12, County Administrator Janice Gilley apologized for the lack of communication with the media about her administration’s efforts regarding the COVID-19 virus after…

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Buzz: Governor DeSantis discussing establishing a blockade on state line

Update: Several news outlets have confirmed this report.  PNJ reports Pensacola Mayor Grover Robinson also sent a request to the governor. However, the mayor didn’t…

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Lanza didn’t say open the beaches

At his Wednesday morning “Coffee with the Commissioner,” Commissioner Jeff Bergosh said his vote to close public beaches at Perdido Key and Pensacola Beach were…

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Escambia County Government: Safest or Most Dangerous Place to Work

Late yesterday afternoon, Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan shared with Inweekly that he has a total of 38 Escambia County Sheriff’s Office personnel under 14-day…

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Orange County starts stay-at-home today; Broward should not be our model

Orange County began the implementation of a stay-at-home order today. Residents can leave their homes: To buy groceries, To order takeout, To buy supplies to…

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