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Storms Bring Egg, Ping-Pong Ball Size Hail To Walnut Hill

Storms Bring Egg, Ping-Pong Ball Size Hail To Walnut Hill

A lot of hail fell across the North Escambia area Saturday night during a tornado warning, but there no damage reported. These photos... 

January 22, 2017 | Read the story »

Turning A Little Cooler This Week

Turning A Little Cooler This Week

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny,... 

January 22, 2017 | Read the story »

Postal Service Raises Stamp Prices As Of Today

Postal Service Raises Stamp Prices As Of Today

The Postal Service has raised the price of its first-class “forever” postage stamps by 2 cents as of Sunday. The price... 

January 22, 2017 | Read the story »


FDOT: Weekly Traffic Alerts

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

January 22, 2017 | Read the story »


Bondi Goes To Court For Tobacco Payments

Attorney General Pam Bondi has asked a Palm Beach County circuit court to resolve a dispute about whether two tobacco companies have... 

January 22, 2017 | Read the story »

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: Ready To Settle Down?

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: Ready To Settle Down?

There was uncertainty in the air this week in Washington, but things were settling down a bit in Florida. In Florida, by comparison,... 

January 22, 2017 | Read the story »

Telemarketer Gets 90 Months Federal Prison For Fraud

Gary R. Tomey II, 47, of Pace, was sentenced Friday to 90 months in prison after he was found guilty of conspiracy and mail fraud during... 

January 21, 2017 | Read the story »

Escambia Attorney And Accountant Face Prison For Federal Tax Crimes

An Escambia County accountant and attorney is facing up to five year in prison for federal tax crimes. James R.J. Scheltema, 56, of... 

January 21, 2017 | Read the story »

District 5 Community Meeting Monday To Discuss Sector Plan

District 5 Commissioner Steven Barry will host a community meeting Monday to discuss and answer citizens’ questions about Escambia... 

January 21, 2017 | Read the story »

Weekend Gardening: Tips for January

Here are gardening tips for the month of January from the IFAS Extension Service: Flowers Refrigerated bulbs such as tulip, daffodil... 

January 21, 2017 | Read the story »

Three Tate Aggies Named To Florida All-State Class 6A Football Team

Three Tate High School Aggies made the Florida All-State Class 6A football team. First Team Offense -  P – Evan Legassey 6-3... 

January 21, 2017 | Read the story »

Northview Dance Team Honored, Coach Stepping Down

Member of the Northview High School Dance Team were honored Thursday as the team said goodbye to a longtime coach. Heather Leonard,... 

January 20, 2017 | Read the story »

Sex Offender Shot By U.S. Marshals Task Force Member

A U.S. Marshals Task Force member shot a child sex offender suspect before he was taken into custody Thursday in Escambia County. The... 

January 20, 2017 | Read the story »

Troopers Find Counterfeit Cash During Traffic Stop

The Florida Highway Patrol recovered a quantity of counterfeit cash after a traffic stop on I-10 in Escambia County. Troopers said... 

January 20, 2017 | Read the story »

Missing Santa Rosa County Man Found Safe

UPDATE: THIS MISSING SENIOR HAS BEEN LOCATE SAFE. Previous story: A silver alert has been issued for 72-year old Joseph Emanuel Harbison... 

January 19, 2017 | Read the story »

FHP Seeks Truck Involved In Molino Hit And Run

The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a hit and run crash near Molino Thursday morning. The FHP is looking for a red or maroon... 

January 19, 2017 | Read the story »

Gulf Power Installs First Solar Panels On Local Large-Scale Projects

Executives from Gulf Power and Coronal Energy, powered by Panasonic, joined officials from Eglin Air Force Base and Naval Air Station... 

January 19, 2017 | Read the story »

FWC Law Enforcement Report

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

January 19, 2017 | Read the story »

Northview’s Ward, Robinson Named To All-State Teams

Northview High School’s Luke Ward and Neikel Robinson were selected to the 2016 AP Class 1A All-State Teams. Ward, a senior,... 

January 19, 2017 | Read the story »

Jay’s Herring Signs With Mississippi Gulf Coast College

Jay High School’s Destiny Herring signed Wednesday to play softball with Mississippi Gulf Coast College in Perkinston, MS. ... 

January 19, 2017 | Read the story »

Bill Would Require Some Septic Tank Inspections In Florida

The Florida House will once again consider septic tank inspections. The proposal filed Wednesday by Rep. Randy Fine, R-Palm Bay would... 

January 19, 2017 | Read the story »

Motorcyclist Injured In Early Morning Crash With A Deer

A motorcyclist was transported to an area hospital after hitting a deer on Highway 95A near Quintette Road about 4:15 Wednesday morning.... 

January 18, 2017 | Read the story »

Escambia Man Pleads To Sending ISIS Threats To Sheriff

An Escambia County man pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal charges for mailing threatening communications to the sheriff. In June 2016,... 

January 18, 2017 | Read the story »

Senate Panel To Take Up ‘Stand Your Ground’ Law

The Senate Judiciary Committee next week is expected to take up a proposal that would shift the legal burden of proof in “stand... 

January 18, 2017 | Read the story »

Stead Pre-Files For Century Council Seat

The first candidate has pre-filed for an upcoming special election in Century to fill two council seats. Kevin L Stead pre-filed Tuesday... 

January 18, 2017 | Read the story »

Ten NHS Weightlifters Advance To Girls’ Regionals

Ten members of the Northview High School Girls Weightlifting team recently advanced  to today’s regional meet…the largest... 

January 18, 2017 | Read the story »

Driver Injured In Highway 95A Two Vehicle Crash

One person was transported to an area  hospital with minor injuries after a two vehicle accident on Highway 95A near Tate School... 

January 18, 2017 | Read the story »

Cantonment Man Involved In Fatal Crash

A Cantonment man was involved in  fatal crash early Sunday morning in Escambia County, according to information released Tuesday morning... 

January 17, 2017 | Read the story »

Cantonment Celebrates With Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade (With Gallery)

Hundreds of residents of Cantonment celebrated the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday with a parade in the area around... 

January 17, 2017 | Read the story »

Century Celebrates Legacy Of Martin Luther King, Jr. (With Gallery)

Dozens turned out in Century Monday to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The Century-Flomaton Improvement Association... 

January 17, 2017 | Read the story »

Volunteer Needed For West Florida Library Board Of Governance

The Escambia County Board of County Commissioners is seeking county residents interested in volunteering to be considered for... 

January 17, 2017 | Read the story »