W.S. Neal project underway; board OKs personnel

At the Escambia County Board of Education meeting last Friday, Superintendent John Knott gave an update on the status of the W.S. Neal High School construction project.

Knott said that Johns and Kirksey Roofing Contractor out of Tuscaloosa is working on the reroof and that all of their roofing supplies were delivered Friday and they plan to begin on the reroof on Monday, Nov. 26.

“The Phase 2 work will be completed by A.E. Newt Construction Company, out of Pensacola,” said Knott. “They are the same company that got the bid and completed the job at Flomaton for the new auditorium and...