Board gets OK on graduations

The Escambia County (Ala.) Board of Education approved several issues at its video conference meeting Thursday and heard updates from the School superintendent, including a revised protocol that allowed in-person graduation celebrations to take place.

Superintendent John Knott congratulated the 2019-2020 retirees, noting that the total combined years of teaching experience this year's retirees share is 523 years.

“I think that is the largest number of years I've ever read off,” said Knott. “I think, in large part, that has to do with some of our staff who have really dedicated a long time to e...