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Two Arrested For Torching Stolen Car In Century Ballpark

Two Arrested For Torching Stolen Car In Century Ballpark

Two Century residents have been arrested for stealing a car from the Food Giant in Century and then torching it in a ballpark. Michael... 

July 22, 2014 | Read the story »

Ascend Volunteers Pitch In To Help Panhandle Equine Rescue

Ascend Volunteers Pitch In To Help Panhandle Equine Rescue

A group of volunteers from Ascend Performance Materials went up against the heat and humidity Monday to make some much needed improvements... 

July 22, 2014 | Read the story »


Escambia Issues Air Quality Health Alert For Wedgewood Area

Effective immediately, in response to air quality monitoring, the Florida Department of Health in Escambia County (FDOH-Escambia)... 

July 22, 2014 | Read the story »


Hospice Volunteers Needed; Free Training Available Saturday

There is a shortage of hospice volunteers in the North Escambia area.  Covenant Hospice will hold a new volunteer workshop  at the... 

July 22, 2014 | Read the story »


Recycling Resumes In Santa Rosa County

Recycling resumed in Santa Rosa County recently when a contract with the Emerald Coast Utility Authority (ECUA) to transport recyclable... 

July 22, 2014 | Read the story »


Report: Florida Blue Could Raise Rates

Major insurer Florida Blue could raise rates in 2015 for people enrolled through the federal health-care exchange after seeing a large... 

July 22, 2014 | Read the story »

Gulf Power, Other Big Utilities Ask To Scale Back Energy Efficiency Goals

Gulf Power, Other Big Utilities Ask To Scale Back Energy Efficiency Goals

Gulf Power and Florida’s other big electric providers are asking state regulators this week to let them scale back energy-efficiency... 

July 22, 2014 | Read the story »

Mobile Takes Season Opener From Pensacola

Mobile Takes Season Opener From Pensacola

Minor league baseball’s strikeout kings for most of the season went head-to-head Monday night at Pensacola Bayfront Stadium. The... 

July 22, 2014 | Read the story »

Tax Collector Offices Collecting Food Drive Donations For Manna

A food drive is currently underway at Escambia County Tax Collector offices, including Molino, downtown and Marcus Pointe. The employees... 

July 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Florida Supreme Court Ponders New Juvenile Sentencing Law

The Florida Supreme Court has asked attorneys how a new state law might affect cases dealing with inmates who were sentenced to long... 

July 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Still Time To Register For Northview QB Club Softball Tournament

The Northview High School Quarterback Club will host a double elimination coed softball tournament August 2 at Showalter Park in... 

July 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Suns Take Finale Over Wahoos

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos (10-20, 41-59) dropped the series finale, 5-2, to the Jacksonville Suns (18-11, 54-45) at the Baseball Grounds... 

July 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Teachers Union Challenges Bill Expanding School Vouchers

The state’s largest teachers union filed a legal challenge  contesting how lawmakers “log rolled” a series of education... 

July 20, 2014 | Read the story »

New Pastor Joins Jay United Methodist Church

Jay United Methodist Church has recently welcomed Rev. Ebb Hagan and family. He is serving his first appointment in the Alabama-West... 

July 20, 2014 | Read the story »

July Gardening Tips

The heat, humidity and frequent rains of July are great for tropical plants. Gardeners, however, take a bit of a beating. Remember... 

July 20, 2014 | Read the story »

Suns Sink Wahoos 6-2

The Jacksonville Suns scored all six of their runs over their final two innings to sink the Wahoos 6-2 and spoil a stellar start... 

July 20, 2014 | Read the story »

Lane Closure Monday On Highway 29 Near IP

There will be a temporary lane closure on Highway 29 south of Muscogee Road on Monday. The lane closure will be between 9 a.m. and... 

July 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Unemployment Rating Increasing In Local Three County Area

The latest job numbers released Friday show the unemployment level increasing in the  North Escambia area. Escambia County’s unemployment... 

July 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Escambia Students Place In Health Occupations Students of America Competition

Recently, the Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) National Leadership Conference was held at Disney’s Coronado Springs... 

July 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: It’s All About The Appeal

It was a week of appeal-related decisions, both legal and political, that could have far-reaching implications. House Speaker Will... 

July 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Wahoos Snap Skid

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos broke a 1-1 tie with seven runs in the fifth inning on their way to snapping a five-game losing streak... 

July 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Car Stolen; Burned When Lighter Sparks Stolen Gas In The Backseat

A Century man has been charged with stealing a car that was accidentally burned after an occupant used a cigarette lighter to illuminate... 

July 18, 2014 | Read the story »

New $161 Million Jail Complex Could Be Located Near Molino, Cantonment Or Beulah

The Escambia County Commission is working to find a location to build a new jail, and so far properties in Cantonment, south of Molino... 

July 18, 2014 | Read the story »

Escambia Man Indicted For Murder

An Escambia County Grand Jury has indicted Jarrod Cordero Blackmon for first degree premeditated murder in the death of Tabius Cardell... 

July 18, 2014 | Read the story »

Crist Chooses Miami-Dade ‘Working Mom’ As Running Mate

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist on Thursday named Miami-Dade County party leader Annette Taddeo as his running mate,... 

July 18, 2014 | Read the story »

Womans Dies From June Allentown Wreck Injuries

A Milton woman passed away Thursday as a result of injuries received in a June accident south of Jay near Allentown. According to... 

July 18, 2014 | Read the story »

Suns Burn Wahoos In Double Header In Jacksonville

The Jacksonville Suns swept the Blue Wahoos in Thursday’s doubleheader winning game one 2-0 and prevailing in game two 4-2. The... 

July 18, 2014 | Read the story »

Lawyers Argue Against Redrawing Districts Before Elections

It will be virtually impossible for lawmakers to redraw two congressional districts deemed unconstitutional by a Tallahassee judge... 

July 18, 2014 | Read the story »

Two Escambia Assisted Living Facility Bosses Arrested For Abuse And Neglect

Two Escambia County assisted living facility employees were arrested Thursday for abuse and neglect. Attorney General Pam Bondi’s... 

July 18, 2014 | Read the story »

Algebra 1 EOC Offered Tuesday At Northview High School

The End of Course (EOC) Exam for Algebra 1 will be offered next Tuesday, July 22 at Northview High School. Students who should attend... 

July 18, 2014 | Read the story »

Scenic Highway Reopens

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) completed the reconstruction of Scenic Highway south of Scenic Highway Circle in Escambia... 

July 18, 2014 | Read the story »

Oak Grove Land Clearing Pit Permit Renewal On Hold

The renewal of land clearing disposal pit permit is on hold for a county-owned facility in Oak Grove, but for now it’s business... 

July 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Atmore’s Tiger-Sul Expands With Employee Designed Rail Tank System

H.J. Baker’s Tiger-Sul Products in Atmore has developed and built a new molten sulphur unloading system which increases capacity... 

July 17, 2014 | Read the story »