Escambia County Commission

Commission plans upgrades to Ewing Drive in 2019
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Brandon Smith agrees with and understands the concern of several dozen Ewing Drive residents who feel that Escambia County commissioners have paid little attention to their requests for repairs to the decaying rural roadway. Smith, who represents District 4 on the commission and was selected Monday as the panel’s vice-chair, said the road is on the district’s “long list” of paving projects to be…
‘Short list’ paving projects ongoing
Three of worst rural roads in D-4 on tap for next round By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer By midweek more than half the roads on Escambia County District 4 Commissioner Brandon Smith’s “short list” of resurfacing projects will have been checked off. The first phase of an ambitious plan to address all the county’s rural roads that need repairs or new surfaces has been ongoing for more than a…
Resurfacing
Commissioner announces roads on ‘short list’ By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Escambia County Commissioners, in advance of the onset of a $2.5 million paving project funded from sales tax revenues and a commitment from Poarch Band of Creek Indians, were tasked with providing a list of roads in their respective districts that will get new surfaces under the plan. Each commissioner’s short list will apparently live up to its…
$2.5 million paving planned
Funded by sales tax and PCI By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Escambia County (Ala.) officials confirmed this week that money generated by the county’s recently passed sales tax, supplemented by funds from Poarch Band of Creek Indians, would be used to finance a planned $2 million-plus project that will put new surfaces on several county roads, including many that have been neglected for decades. “The Poarch Band of Creek…
Stewart seeks District 3 seat
The following announcement was submitted by the candidate. Scottie Stewart is running for County Commissioner in District 3. He is a life long resident and graduated from Flomaton High School. His wife of 23 years, Alice Nolin Stewart, is a native of Flomaton. They have four children: Dawson, Reagan, Brody and Finn. Scottie is an active member of Liberty Baptist Church in the Pineview Community. His faith is important to…