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One Injured In Hwy 29 Crash

One Injured In Hwy 29 Crash

One person was injured in a two vehicle crash about 9:00 this morning on Highway 29 north of Kingsfield Road. A newborn baby in the... 

July 3, 2015 | Read the story »

Area Fireworks Shows Begin Tonight

Area Fireworks Shows Begin Tonight

Here’s a guide to public, non-profit Fourth of July Fireworks shows across the North Escambia area: Friday, July 3 Century-Flomaton... 

July 3, 2015 | Read the story »

Seaplane Stuck During Nicholas Cage Film Shoot: Breaks Apart During Salvage

Seaplane Stuck During Nicholas Cage Film Shoot: Breaks Apart During Salvage

A World War II seaplane was beached in Escambia County for three days on the set of a Nicholas Cage movie being shot in Orange Beach. The... 

July 3, 2015 | Read the story »


Slight Friday Night Rain Chance; Increasing Rain Chance For The Fourth

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy,... 

July 3, 2015 | Read the story »


Escambia Insurance Agent Sentenced For Selling Fake Policies To NBA, NFL Players

An Escambia County insurance agent was sentenced to federal prison today for defrauding athletes by selling them fake insurance policies. Kevin... 

July 3, 2015 | Read the story »


Escambia Man Gets Life For Murder

An Escambia County man sentenced to life in prison Thursday for a local murder. Terrance Hartley was convicted of first degree premeditated... 

July 3, 2015 | Read the story »


Aggies End Summer Baseball Season With Wins Over WFHS

The Tate High School Aggie “A” team finished their summer ball series Thursday with an 11-3 win over West Florida High... 

July 3, 2015 | Read the story »

West Florida Library Summer Reading Program Continues

West Florida Library Summer Reading Program Continues

Young readers learned from Bucky & Gigi during the West Florida Library’s Summer Reading Club Programs.  Bucky & Gigi... 

July 3, 2015 | Read the story »

Abortion Waiting Period Back On Hold In Florida

Abortion Waiting Period Back On Hold In Florida

In the latest move in a legal and political battle, a circuit judge has issued an order blocking a new law that requires women to... 

July 3, 2015 | Read the story »

Congressional Members Ask Scott To Toss Some Standardized Test Results

Ten Florida members of Congress asked Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday not to allow the state’s new standardized test to be used... 

July 2, 2015 | Read the story »

New Law Makes More Vaccines Available At Florida Pharmacies

Floridians are now able to receive more vaccines at their local pharmacies under a law that took effect Wednesday. Pharmacists were... 

July 2, 2015 | Read the story »

Man Gets Federal Prison Time For Weapon Possession During Shooting

An Escambia County man is headed to federal prison on a weapons charge in connection with shooting last year at a nightclub. Darius... 

July 2, 2015 | Read the story »

Special Session Over, But Spotlight On Florida Hospitals Continues

A panel formed by Gov. Rick Scott to examine the finances of hospitals and other parts of the health-care industry held its first... 

July 2, 2015 | Read the story »

Cunningham, Tanner Win 4-H Foundation Scholarships

Two Escambia County 4-H members who have excelled in both 4-H and academics have been awarded 4-H Foundation scholarships. Navy Federal... 

July 2, 2015 | Read the story »

Water District Adds New Escambia River Campsites To Reservation System

The Northwest Florida Water Management District has added 58 campsites to its online camping reservation system.  These campsites... 

July 2, 2015 | Read the story »

Jacksonville Tops The Blue Wahoos 6-2

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos welcomed a new slugger to its lineup Wednesday—right fielder Juan Duran. Duran, who is Pensacola’s single-season... 

July 2, 2015 | Read the story »

130 New Laws Take Effect In Florida

Wednesday, 130 new laws weny into effect today in Florida along with a record-setting budget approved by Legislature this year in... 

July 1, 2015 | Read the story »

Status Of Abortion Law In Doubt After Court Ruling

The day before a new Florida law would have begun requiring women to wait 24 hours before having an abortion, a Leon County judge... 

July 1, 2015 | Read the story »

Proposed Gambling Rules Released, Changes For Poarch Creek’s Gretna Facility

After almost two years in the works, state gambling regulators on Tuesday released the latest version of proposed pari-mutuel regulations... 

July 1, 2015 | Read the story »

Northview Graduate Bryan Receives Correctional Peace Officers Scholarship

Northview High School graduate Megan Bryan has received a scholarship from the Correctional Peace Officers Foundation. Bryan, who... 

July 1, 2015 | Read the story »

Florida Forest Service Sends Crews To Battle Wildfire In California

Florida has sent 40 land firefighters to assist with wildfire suppression efforts in California. “Florida Forest Service wildland... 

June 30, 2015 | Read the story »

Escambia Man Gets Federal Prison For Child Porn

An Escambia County man was sentenced to prison Monday on child porn charges. Thomas Victor Sway, 25, was sentenced to eight years in... 

June 30, 2015 | Read the story »

Supreme Court Signs Off On Lethal Injection Protocol

.A sharply-divided U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a challenge to the lethal-injection protocol used in Oklahoma and other states,... 

June 30, 2015 | Read the story »

Escambia Academy Names New Softball, Baseball Coaches

New baseball and softball coaches have been name at Escambia Academy outside Atmore. Allie Park has been named the new softball coach.... 

June 30, 2015 | Read the story »

Stuck Car Carrier Slows Highway 29 Traffic

A stuck car-carrier created minor traffic delays on Highway 29 Monday evening. The car-carrier trailer bottomed-out in the driveway... 

June 30, 2015 | Read the story »

Blue Wahoos Drop Game, And Series, To Mississippi

Barrett Astin made a good showing in his Double-A debut for the Pensacola Blue Wahoos after getting called up from the High-A Daytona... 

June 30, 2015 | Read the story »

Update: Molino Man Stabs Brother With Tire Patch Tool

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office has released more information in the case of a young adult male that was stabbed by his... 

June 29, 2015 | Read the story »

Ransom Middle Principal Talks Education With Congressman During Washington Trip

Brent Brummet, principal of Ransom Middle School, and John Spolksi, principal of Fort Walton Beach High School, stopped the office... 

June 29, 2015 | Read the story »

Register Now For Camp Fire Wild And Wise Day Camps In Century Or Pensacola

Space is available for July at Camp Fire Gulf Wind’s WILD & WISE Safari camp in Century, Pensacola or Milton. Each week,... 

June 29, 2015 | Read the story »

Council on Aging Offers Cool Tips For Beating The Heat

As summer approaches and temperatures begin to rise, the elderly will be particularly vulnerable to heat-related illnesses like heat... 

June 29, 2015 | Read the story »

FWC: Summer Best Time To Take A Hunter Safety Class

With the dog days of summer almost upon us, it’s sometimes hard to even think about hunting. But if you’re age 16 to 40 and haven’t... 

June 29, 2015 | Read the story »

Escambia Sex Offender Busted In FDLE Operation

An Escambia County sex offender was among 42 arrested during a month and a half long operation coordinated by the Florida Department... 

June 29, 2015 | Read the story »

Mississippi Tops Wahoos

The Mississippi Braves evened the series at two games apiece against the Pensacola Blue Wahoos with a 3-1 victory Sunday at Trustmark... 

June 29, 2015 | Read the story »

Have You Registered Your Emergency Contact Info?

Florida’s Emergency Contact Information system reached a milestone this week, surpassing the 10 million mark in the number of people... 

June 29, 2015 | Read the story »