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No Powerball Winner, Jackpot Jumps to $650 Million For Wednesday

No Powerball Winner, Jackpot Jumps to $650 Million For Wednesday

There were no winner’s in Saturday night’s Powerball drawing. The jackpot for next Wednesday’s drawing is currently... 

August 20, 2017 | Read the story »


Partly Sunny, Afternoon Rain Chance

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

August 20, 2017 | Read the story »

Hundreds Attend Library Eclipse Program, Viewing Event On Monday

Hundreds Attend Library Eclipse Program, Viewing Event On Monday

About 600 people attended solar eclipse educational programs Saturday at the main branch West Florida Library in preparation of a... 

August 20, 2017 | Read the story »

FDOT: Weekly Traffic Alerts

FDOT: Weekly Traffic Alerts

Drivers will encounter traffic variations on the following state roads in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties as crews perform construction... 

August 20, 2017 | Read the story »

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: Turbulent Times

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: Turbulent Times

It’s been more than 150 years since Florida Gov. John Milton killed himself, a week before Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered in... 

August 20, 2017 | Read the story »

Wahoos Lose 4-0 To Mississippi

Wahoos Lose 4-0 To Mississippi

During its past six games, the Pensacola Blue Wahoos averaged 8.5 runs a game, scoring 11 twice, and hit .294 as a team. But its five... 

August 20, 2017 | Read the story »

Friday Night Football Finals

Here are final scores from the varsity portion of play from off classics in Florida last, plus one Alabama AISA score: FLORIDA Vernon... 

August 19, 2017 | Read the story »

Escambia Man Gets 20 Years For Arson

An Escambia County man was sentenced to two decades in state prison on arson and criminal mischief charges. Nathan Stafford was sentenced... 

August 19, 2017 | Read the story »

Florida Red Light Camera Debate To Return

Florida’s long-running debate about red-light cameras is coming back to the Legislature in 2018. Sen. Travis Hutson, R-St.... 

August 19, 2017 | Read the story »

Weekend Gardening: August To Do List

Here are gardening tips for the month of August from the UF/IFAS Extension program: What to Plant Bedding Plants: The hottest days... 

August 19, 2017 | Read the story »

FHP Takes Part In ‘Drive Sober Or Get Pulled Over’ Campaign

As part of the national Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over safety campaign, the Florida Highway Patrol will concentrate enforcement ... 

August 19, 2017 | Read the story »

Wahoos Win Fifth Straight

Pensacola Blue Wahoos second baseman Arismendy Alcantara has made quite an impact on the Double-A ballclub in his first three games... 

August 19, 2017 | Read the story »

Lawmakers To Again Consider ‘No Fault’ Repeal

A long-discussed proposal to repeal Florida’s no-fault auto insurance system is headed back to the Legislature in 2018. Sen.... 

August 18, 2017 | Read the story »

Fall Ball Registration Saturday At Molino Ballpark

Fall Ball registration at the Molino Ballpark will be held this Saturday from 10 a.m. until 1 pm. for t-ball, softball and baseball. The... 

August 18, 2017 | Read the story »

Cantonment Highway 29 Crash Slows Rush Hour Traffic

A vehicle crash on Highway 29 near Muscogee Road slowed rush hour traffic just after 5 p.m. Thursday. There was no immediate word... 

August 18, 2017 | Read the story »

Wahoos Win 4th Straight

For the first time since June 15, chalk up a “W” next to Keury Mella on your scorecard. Pensacola scored four runs in the sixth... 

August 18, 2017 | Read the story »

Driver Downs Power Pole On Bratt Dirt Road

Just over a dozen Escambia River Electric Cooperative customers lost power early Thursday evening for several hours after a vehicle... 

August 18, 2017 | Read the story »

Man Dies In Early Morning Mobile Home Fire

One person died in a mobile home fire Thursday morning in Escambia County. Escambia County Fire Rescue responded to the fire at a... 

August 17, 2017 | Read the story »

No Injuries In Highway 29 Crash

There were no injuries in two vehicle crash Thursday morning on Highway 29 between West Roberts and 10 Mile roads. Both drivers refused... 

August 17, 2017 | Read the story »

Teen Injured In Cantonment Rollover Crash

A teenager was seriously injured in a single vehicle rollover accident Wednesday night in Cantonment. The 16-year old girl lost control... 

August 17, 2017 | Read the story »

Florida Prisons Cancel All Weekend Visitations

The Florida Department of Corrections has announced the cancellation of weekend visitations at all institutions for Saturday and... 

August 17, 2017 | Read the story »

Denied: Losing Firm Protests Escambia Jail Bid

A challenge to the selection of a firm to build the Escambia County Jail project failed on Wednesday. Yates Construction asked for... 

August 17, 2017 | Read the story »

FHP Sending Message: No Ticket Quota

A prohibition on ticket quotas will become part of training for supervisors and higher-ups in the Florida Highway Patrol, a top ... 

August 17, 2017 | Read the story »

Cantonment Baseball Field Gets Makeover From The Blue Wahoos

A field at the Cantonment Sportsplex got a makeover Wednesday with a little help from the Blue Wahoos. Despite rain, completed renovations... 

August 17, 2017 | Read the story »

Wahoos Top The Braves

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos left fielder Brian O’Grady smacked a sacrifice fly to center field to allow third baseman Nick Senzel... 

August 17, 2017 | Read the story »

Driver Caught On Camera Passing School Bus On Shoulder

A Cantonment driver was caught on camera passing a loading school bus on the grassy shoulder of the road. The incident happened about... 

August 17, 2017 | Read the story »

Walnut Hill Water System Issues Boil Water Notice For Enon Area

The Walnut Hill Water System has issued a precautionary boil water notice: A water main breach affecting Goodale Lane, South Pineville... 

August 16, 2017 | Read the story »

Landlord Charged With Trying To Run Over One Tenant, Keying Vehicle Of Another

A Cantonment landlord was arrested for trying to run over one of his tenants and the keying the vehicle of another. Roy Bracken, 62,... 

August 16, 2017 | Read the story »

Road Prison Welding Program Gives Inmates Skills, Success After Incarceration

When Welding Instructor Danny Cain hands certificates to Escambia County Road Prison inmates who have completed the welding program... 

August 16, 2017 | Read the story »

New Barn Planned For Escambia County 4-H Facility In Molino

A new livestock barn is planned for the Escambia County 4-H Facility in Molino. The one-story building will include associated sidewalks... 

August 16, 2017 | Read the story »

Traffic Shifts Continue For Bridge Work At Hwy 29, Nine Mile Road

The nightly traffic shifts on Nine Mile Road under the Highway overpass clear the way for the safe removal of the inside railings... 

August 16, 2017 | Read the story »