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Thursday Storms Bring Heavy Rainfall, Down Tree

Thursday Storms Bring Heavy Rainfall, Down Tree

A Thursday afternoon storm brought torrential rainfall some parts of the North Escambia area, including Bratt, Byrneville and Century. ... 

July 1, 2016 | Read the story »

159 New Laws In Florida Beginning Today

159 New Laws In Florida Beginning Today

Beginning today, clergy who don’t want to marry same-sex couples will have state backing for their beliefs, high school students... 

July 1, 2016 | Read the story »


Late Development: Judge Blocks Parts Of Florida Abortion Law

Siding with Planned Parenthood, a federal judge late Thursday issued a preliminary injunction against two parts of a controversial... 

July 1, 2016 | Read the story »


Mostly Sunny Today, Some Will See Scattered Showers

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. ... 

July 1, 2016 | Read the story »

Join The Celebrate Freedom 5K And One Mile Fun Run In Jay

Join The Celebrate Freedom 5K And One Mile Fun Run In Jay

Celebrate Independence Day this year by running or walking in the 17th Annual Celebrate Freedom 5K and one mile Fun Run on Monday,... 

July 1, 2016 | Read the story »

Blue Wahoos Lose To Lookouts

Blue Wahoos Lose To Lookouts

Pensacola Blue Wahoos right hander Rookie Davis had a grueling outing against the Chattanooga Lookouts on Thursday night. Davis has... 

July 1, 2016 | Read the story »

No Candidates Run For One District 5 Seat

One District 5 office will be filled by appointment after no candidate qualified to seek election. With no candidate for the Escambia... 

June 30, 2016 | Read the story »

Volunteers Sought For West Florida Public Library Board of Governance

The Escambia County Board of County Commissioners is seeking county residents interested in volunteering to fill a vacancy on the... 

June 30, 2016 | Read the story »

State Regulators Issue Warning On Vacation Scams

State financial regulators have issued a warning to Floridians and tourists to be on guard for vacation and travel scams. The Office... 

June 30, 2016 | Read the story »

Wahoos Shutout Chattanooga

Someone forgot to tell Tyler Mahle that the hitters in Double-A are better than the ones he dominated in Single-A. Seemingly without... 

June 30, 2016 | Read the story »

Escambia Man Gets 30 Years For Attempted Murder

An Escambia County man is headed to prison for attempted murder. Roger Marion Lofton was sentenced Tuesday by Circuit Judge Scott Duncan... 

June 29, 2016 | Read the story »

MESS Hall Presents Science In The Summer Programs At The Library

The Pensacola MESS Hall presented four weeks of Science in the Summer programs at each branch of the West Florida Library.  Student... 

June 29, 2016 | Read the story »

Florida Confirms First Zika Related Birth

Florida has its first confirmed case of an infant born with Zika-related microcephaly, a birth defect in which babies are born with... 

June 29, 2016 | Read the story »

Library Accepting Blood Donations For Fines

The West Florida Public Libraries is now accept blood in lieu of library fines. The library will waive fines up to $50 for participating... 

June 29, 2016 | Read the story »

No Injuries In Wreck Involving TV News Crew

There were no serious injuries in a two vehicle crash Tuesday on Highway 29 at Byrneville Road. A woman reportedly pulled her vehicle... 

June 29, 2016 | Read the story »

Police Issue Warning After Smashing Window To Save Puppy From Hot Car

The Pensacola Police Department has issued a warning about leaving pets in a hot vehicle, after smashing a window to save a puppy. “Don’t.... 

June 28, 2016 | Read the story »

Gulf Power Looks To Add More Wind Energy

Gulf Power is seeking to further diversify its energy mix by adding more wind. Monday, the company filed a petition asking the Florida... 

June 28, 2016 | Read the story »

FWC Law Enforcement Report

The Florida FWC Division of Law Enforcement reported the following activity during the weekly period ending June 23 in Escambia... 

June 28, 2016 | Read the story »

Bricks For Century High Monument Now On Sale

Bricks from the former Century High School are now for sale. Engraved bricks will be sold at $50 each to be placed around a 1936 ... 

June 28, 2016 | Read the story »

Summer Reading Club: Dr. Magical Balloons At The Library This Week

The Summer Reading Club continues this week at the West Florida Libraries. West Florida Public Libraries present Dr. Magical Balloons... 

June 28, 2016 | Read the story »

Volunteer Firefighters Undergo Hands On LifeFlight Training

Volunteer firefighters participated in a LifeFlight training class Monday evening at the Molino Fire Station.  A LifeFlight crew... 

June 28, 2016 | Read the story »

Felony Fugitive Arrested At Flomaton Restaurant

A dangerous fugitive was taken into custody Monday at a Flomaton restaurant. The Flomaton Police Department was assisted by the Brewton... 

June 28, 2016 | Read the story »

Impact Of Supreme Court Abortion Ruling On Florida Law Unclear

Florida abortion providers are breathing sighs of relief following a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Monday striking down a Texas law... 

June 28, 2016 | Read the story »

Wahoos Lose 12-1 To Tennessee In Rain Shortened Game

The Chicago Cubs still appear to have plenty of top prospects to look forward to playing for them one day, including Double-A affiliate... 

June 28, 2016 | Read the story »

Resurfacing, Widening Projects Continue On Hwy 99, Barrineau Park Road

Projects are now 70 to 80 percent complete to widen and resurface several miles of County Road 99 and Barrineau Park Road. Work is... 

June 27, 2016 | Read the story »

Column: Is The Local Area Heading For Another Housing Bubble?

by Phyllis K. Pooley Back in 2005, the National Association of Realtors produced the report “Home Price Analysis for Pensacola-Ferry... 

June 27, 2016 | Read the story »

Greatest Show On Earth: Circus Train Passes Through Escambia County

The “Blue Unit” of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus trains passed through Escambia County Sunday morning,... 

June 27, 2016 | Read the story »

Tennessee Beats Pensacola 3-0

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos bats cooled down against the Tennessee Smokies starting pitcher Paul Blackburn. Blackburn shut down the... 

June 27, 2016 | Read the story »

Voters Receive New ID Cards

Voters in Escambia County were recently mailed a new voter information card from the office of David Stafford, Escambia County Supervisor... 

June 27, 2016 | Read the story »

First Baptist Of Bratt Honored For Operation Christmas Child Collections

Christmas is still several months away, but Christmas was on the mind of church members Sunday at the First Baptist Church of Bratt. The... 

June 27, 2016 | Read the story »

Two Molino Residents Injured In Cantonment Crash

Two people were injured, one seriously, in a single vehicle accident in Cantonment Saturday afternoon. The Florida Highway Patrol... 

June 26, 2016 | Read the story »