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  • Pensacola Beach Traffic Pattern for this Weekend

    Mar 05, 2021
    Due to the closure of the Pensacola Bay Bridge, traffic exiting Pensacola Beach is expected to be heavier traveling eastbound toward the Garcon Point Bridge this weekend. In order to mitigate traffic congestion, on March 6 and 7 from 1 to 7 p.m., cones will be placed on S.R. 30/U.S. 98 prior to the S.R. 399 flyover for eastbound traffic. These cones will direct vehicles to the left lane while beach traffic will be directed into the right lane of S.R. 30/U.S. 98.
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  • BCC Weekly Meeting Schedule March 8 - March 12, 2021

    Mar 05, 2021
    BCC Weekly Meeting Schedule March 8 - March 12, 2021
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  • Escambia County COVID-19 Update #291

    Mar 05, 2021
    The Escambia County Joint Information Center is distributing updates Monday through Friday to streamline communication from our partner agencies regarding COVID-19. As this dynamic situation unfolds, the frequency of these updates may change if there is breaking news.
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  • Virtual Event, Next District 1 Coffee with the Commissioner March 10

    Mar 05, 2021
    Join District 1 Commissioner Jeff Bergosh at his virtual 59th Coffee with the Commissioner event Wednesday, March 10. The live stream will take place from 6:30 - 7:30 a.m. Discussion will include an in-depth conversation with Michael Kimbrel, the co-founder of Satoshi Forest and director of the Alfred Washburn Center, about the ongoing issue of homelessness and how best to address this issue to help folks who find themselves in this situation.
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  • Escambia County Joins Regional and State Networks to Further Sustainability Capabilities and Best Practice

    Mar 05, 2021
    Escambia County recently joined the Southeast Sustainability Directors Network (SSDN) and the Florida Sustainability Directors Network (FDSN). As a member, Escambia County will partner with neighboring jurisdictions to continue integrating and institutionalizing sustainability best practices.
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