BEACH SIGN

Work on the replacement of the iconic, sailfish-shaped Pensacola Beach welcome sign in Gulf Breeze, won’t start until after Labor Day weekend. Escambia County Commissioner Robert Bender said it was decided to wait until after the end of the summer season. The $263,000 project is expected to take at least three weeks. The county last replaced the sign after Hurricane Ivan in 2004. The new sign will feature LED technology, which won’t change the overall look of the sign. Commissioner Bender said an auction for the old sign will be held in the Pensacola area.

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Coronavirus State Hotlines, Local Cancellations & More

Coronavirus State Hotlines, Local Cancellations & More

  If you or a family member are showing signs of symptoms, you can call the hotline in your state.  Alabama Covid-19 Hotline: 1-888-264-2256   Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Hotline: 1-866-779-6121  The Call Center is available 24 hours a day. Inquiries may also be emailed to COVID-19@flhealth.gov.    Mississippi Covid-19 Hotline: 1-877-978-6453     To view all…