Other Top Stories:


Man Gets Jail Time For Burning Puppy In A Hot Shower

Man Gets Jail Time For Burning Puppy In A Hot Shower

A Santa Rosa man has been sentenced to jail time for animal abuse after burning a puppy in a hot shower. Liam Johnson entered a plea... 

July 15, 2018 | Read the story »

Century Fire Hosting Benefit Coed Charity Softball Tourney

Century Fire Hosting Benefit Coed Charity Softball Tourney

The First Annual Century Firefighter’s Coed Charity Softball Tournament will be held Saturday, July 28 at Showalter Park in... 

July 15, 2018 | Read the story »

Escambia Ballots for Military And Oversea Voters On The Way

Escambia Ballots for Military And Oversea Voters On The Way

The Escambia County Supervisor of Elections Office began sending vote-by-mail ballots on Friday, July 13, to eligible military and... 

July 15, 2018 | Read the story »


Heat Index Around 105, Chance Of Showers And Thunderstorms

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with... 

July 15, 2018 | Read the story »

Jackson Announces Candidacy For Escambia (AL) Sheriff

Jackson Announces Candidacy For Escambia (AL) Sheriff

Submitted article. Brewton resident Heath Jackson has announced his Republican candidacy for Sheriff of Escambia County, Alabama. The... 

July 15, 2018 | Read the story »

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: Searching For Answers

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: Searching For Answers

Florida, as the nation’s third-largest state, has more than its share of complex challenges. And this week underscored that there... 

July 15, 2018 | Read the story »

Wahoos Drop Second Straight In Extras

Wahoos Drop Second Straight In Extras

For the second straight night the Mississippi Braves walked off on the Wahoos in the 10th inning. Just like Friday night, Connor... 

July 15, 2018 | Read the story »

Five Questions For AG Hopeful Frank White

State Rep. Frank White, a Republican from Pensacola, decided to seek the statewide Cabinet position of attorney general after serving... 

July 14, 2018 | Read the story »

Waring Road At Nine Mile To Close Tuesday

Waring Road will be closed at Nine Mile Road from 7 a.m. Tuesday through 5 p.m. Friday. The closure will enable crews to place drainage... 

July 14, 2018 | Read the story »

Weekend Gardening: Spots On Your Crape Myrtles Can Be A Problem

by UF/IFAS Extension Service As the heat and humidity increases in Northwest Florida, expect to see some diseases appear in the... 

July 14, 2018 | Read the story »

Northview Chiefs To Hold Football Camp For Grades K-8

The Northview High School football team will be hosting their annual youth camp for players entering kindergarten through 8th grade... 

July 14, 2018 | Read the story »

Escambia BOCC Weekly Meeting Schedule

Here is a schedule of Escambia County public meetings for the week of July 16-20. Monday, July 16 International Association of Fire... 

July 14, 2018 | Read the story »

M-Braves Walk-Off Over Wahoos 3-2 In 10 Innings

The Mississippi Braves broke a 2-2 tie on a safety squeeze to best the Blue Wahoos, 3-2, Friday night in 10 innings at Trustmark Park. The... 

July 14, 2018 | Read the story »

Mosquito Fogging Tonight Around Pine Forest, Kingsfield, 95A, I-10 In District 5

Escambia County  Mosquito Control Division will proceed with fogging missions today in commission District 5. Mission hours vary,... 

July 13, 2018 | Read the story »

Northview Cheerleaders Honored At Mississippi State Camp

The Northview High School cheerleaders received multiple honors during a camp at Mississippi State University. The Chiefs received... 

July 13, 2018 | Read the story »

Reptiles Please Young Readers At The Molino Library (With Photo Gallery)

Participants in the West Florida Library’s Summer Reading Program had a chance to get up close and personal with slithery... 

July 13, 2018 | Read the story »

State Urges Dismissal Of Gun Law Challenge

Attorney General Pam Bondi’s office this week urged a circuit judge to dismiss a challenge to a law that imposes strict penalties... 

July 13, 2018 | Read the story »

Parkland Panel Examines Florida Mental Health Challenges

A school-safety commission examining the mass shooting at a Parkland high school heard testimony Thursday about Florida’s fractured... 

July 13, 2018 | Read the story »

Wahoos Take Series Opener Over The M-Braves

Vladimir Gutierrez got some late run support in back of another excellent start in the Blue Wahoos series-opening win, 6-1, over the... 

July 13, 2018 | Read the story »

Blue Angels Weekend: Everything You Need To Know

The Blue Angels are ready to take to the skies for the Pensacola Beach Air Show. Remember, no kites or drones are allowed to fly... 

July 12, 2018 | Read the story »

Unclaimed Prize Winning Lottery Ticket Sold On Chemstrand Road Is Now Worthless

A Fantasy 5 top prize-winning ticket worth $68,629.86 sold on Chemstand Road is now absolutely worthless. The 180-day deadline to claim... 

July 12, 2018 | Read the story »

BayBears Shut Down Wahoos Comeback To Take Series Finale, 3-2

The Wahoos were unable to tie their franchise record of seven straight series wins as they fell to the BayBears, 3-2, Wednesday night... 

July 12, 2018 | Read the story »

Six Train Cars Derail In Escambia County, AL (With Photo Gallery)

Six cars of a CSX freight train derailed Wednesday alongside Highway 31 in Wawbeek east of Atmore, AL. Four hopper cars containing... 

July 11, 2018 | Read the story »

Water Service Restored To Hundreds Of Central Water Works Customers

Water service was restored this afternoon for hundreds of Central Water Works customers that were without full service since Tuesday... 

July 11, 2018 | Read the story »

Century Man Accused Of Child Molestation At Local Apartment Complex

A Century man has been arrested for molesting a teen girl at a local apartment complex. Shelton O’Brian Mitchell, 34, was charged... 

July 11, 2018 | Read the story »

Century Historic Board Postpones Fence Request, Wants Rules Changed

The Century Historic Preservation Board tabled action Tuesday on a local man’s request to construct a privacy fence and a storage... 

July 11, 2018 | Read the story »

UWF Partners With Elections Officials To Enhance Cybersecurity Preparations

The University of West Florida Center for Cybersecurity recently partnered with the Florida Department of State and election officials... 

July 11, 2018 | Read the story »

Volunteers Sought For Escambia District 1 Advisory Committee

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

July 11, 2018 | Read the story »

Wahoos Edge Past BayBears 3-2

Pensacola halted a late-game comeback to defeat the BayBears, 3-2, Tuesday night at Blue Wahoos Stadium. The Wahoos got off to a quick... 

July 11, 2018 | Read the story »

Hundreds Of Central Water Works Customers Lose Water, Low Pressure Continues; Boil Water Notice Issued

About half of all Central Water Works customers lost water service for hours Tuesday afternoon, and many were still without water Tuesday... 

July 10, 2018 | Read the story »

Walnut Hill Double Shooting Suspect Indicted For First Degree Murder

An Escambia County grand jury on Tuesday returned premeditated murder indictments against a Walnut Hill man for  a fatal double shooting... 

July 10, 2018 | Read the story »

Former FDLE Agent Sentenced To Life For Abusing Young Boys

A former Florida Department of Law Enforcement supervisor is headed to prison for the rest of his life for child sexual abuse. Tuesday,... 

July 10, 2018 | Read the story »