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Farm Services Agency Moving To Jay To Better Serve Escambia, Santa Rosa Producers

Farm Services Agency Moving To Jay To Better Serve Escambia, Santa Rosa Producers

The USDA Farm Services Agency in Milton will soon make the move to Jay to better serve agricultural producers in both Escambia and... 

July 24, 2014 | Read the story »

Emergency Program Flood Repairs Begin Today At UWF

Emergency Program Flood Repairs Begin Today At UWF

The University of West Florida did not escape the April 30th flood unscathed, and workers will begin to make repairs today in hopes... 

July 24, 2014 | Read the story »


Free Beans And Rice Giveway Saturday In Cantonment

Saint Monica’s Episcopal Church will be distributing free dried pinto beans and uncooked rice beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday at... 

July 24, 2014 | Read the story »


Redistricting Clash Heats Up As Hearing Approaches

Voting-rights advocates and the Legislature squabbled Wednesday about when the state’s congressional elections should be held... 

July 24, 2014 | Read the story »

Ernest Ward Middle Cheerleaders Attend Summer Camp

Ernest Ward Middle Cheerleaders Attend Summer Camp

The 2014-2015 Ernest Ward Middle School Cheerleaders attended a three-day Universal Cheerleaders Association camp at the school this... 

July 24, 2014 | Read the story »

Wahoos Win Second Straight

Wahoos Win Second Straight

How can you out do the excitement of having two of the greatest football players in college history at the Pensacola Blue Wahoos... 

July 24, 2014 | Read the story »

Manna To Resume Feeding Hungry

After losing all its food to recent flooding, Manna Food Pantries’ main facility is partially restocked and the grassroots organization... 

July 23, 2014 | Read the story »

‘Hurricane Tax’ On Florida Insurance Policies To End 18 Months Early

An extra charge on property-insurance and auto-insurance policies to cover claims paid for the 2004 and 2005 hurricane seasons will... 

July 23, 2014 | Read the story »

Woman Cited In Accident For Turning In Front Of Deputy

A 74-year old Pensacola woman was charged after turning into the path of Escambia County Sheriff’s deputy Tuesday afternoon. About... 

July 23, 2014 | Read the story »

Escambia Elections Ballots Are In The Mail

Tuesday afternoon, the office of Escambia County Supervisor of Elections David Stafford mailed more than 25,000 absentee ballots for... 

July 23, 2014 | Read the story »

Nokomis Residents Receive Lower Fire Insurance Rating, Better Protection

The Nokomis (AL) Volunteer Fire Department has received an improved  fire protection class rating which will translate to lower homeowner’s... 

July 23, 2014 | Read the story »

Repeat Felon Gets 20 Years For Shooting Into Motel Room

An Escambia County man has been sentenced to two decades in state prison for shooting into a motel room. Kendrell Maurice Sims entered... 

July 23, 2014 | Read the story »

Century Adopts New Fee Schedule For Planning, Zoning, Development Review

The Town of Century has adopted a new fee schedule for planning, zoning and development review as part of the town’s land development... 

July 23, 2014 | Read the story »

Blue Angels Announce 2015 Team Members

The Blue Angels have announced the officers selected for the 2015. The squadron selected an executive officer, three F/A-18 demonstration... 

July 23, 2014 | Read the story »

Wahoos Beat Mobile

With hundreds of budding princesses roaming Pensacola Bayfront Stadium in their dresses and tiaras, something magical happened in the... 

July 23, 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Escambia Jury Slams RJ Reynolds With $23.6 Billion Verdict

An Escambia County Jury has returned a $23.6 billion punitive damage verdict against  R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. The jury also awarded... 

July 20, 2014 | Read the story »

Highway 97 Collapse Repairs Complete

Repairs to a collapsed shoulder on Highway 97 in Walnut Hill are complete. Back on May 15, the shoulder of Highway 97  about a mile... 

July 20, 2014 | Read the story »

Northview Grad Deploys To Afghanistan As Black Hawk Medevac Pilot

A Northview High School graduate is among a group of soldiers to be deployed Tuesday from Fort Bragg to Afghanistan. Casey B. Wilcoxon... 

July 20, 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 »