Gene Valentino

Local Politics
4:06 pm
Tue December 16, 2014

Ethics & Intimidation At The Center of Valentino's Allegations Against Sheriff Morgan

Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan is the main target of a complaint filed with the Florida Commission on Ethics, by former County Commissioner Gene Valentino. 

Valentino declined WUWF’s request to be interviewed, saying he prefers to wait until the Commission on Ethics takes up the case, which he believes will be next month or in February.

Filed in October, the complaint names Morgan in connection with three allegations.

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Gene Valentino
3:49 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Valentino E-Mails Under Investigation

Gene Valentino

Escambia County Commissioner Gene Valentino may have violated Florida’s public records law, with personal emails sent to an advisor to the reality TV show “Party Down South.” The State Attorney’s Office is reviewing the allegation.

Escambia County Attorney Allison Rogers says it all began with a records request to her office from a Doug Underhill, who was opposed to “Party Down South” filming at Pensacola Beach.

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Touart Passes Away
4:42 pm
Fri January 24, 2014

Touart Dies After Long Illness

George Touart

Flags at Escambia County facilities are being flown at half-staff in memory of interim County Administrator George Touart, who died this morning after a long battle with cancer.

Touart passed away early this Friday morning at his home, with his family by his side.  He was 65 years old.  

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