resurfacing

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…
Resurfacing scheduled for Butler St., three rural roads
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Members of the Escambia County Commission crossed their fingers last year, hoping that a new, countywide 1 percent sales tax would provide enough funding to not only cover recent budget shortfalls, but to provide money for badly needed repairs to the county’s rural roadways. Apparently, the county is enjoying the first fruits of the new penny-on-the-dollar revenue enhancement tax, which went into effect July…