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Escambia Co. Commissioners buy land in Perdido Key
Escambia County Commissioners have decided to accept a deal to buy a piece of property in Perdido Key.
The roughly four acres of beach front property, will cost about three million dollars.
Commissioners plan to use 600 thousand dollars from a local option sales tax, to help cover the cost.
The rest will come from a grant from Fish and Wildlife Services.
That's because the property being used as a conservation area for the endangered Perdido Key beach mouse.
The county also plans to create beach access for the public,