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United Way Celebrates $10.2 Million Impact, Work Of Community Partners

United Way Celebrates $10.2 Million Impact, Work Of Community Partners

Thursday afternoon,  more than 250 United Way supporters and friends joined United Way of Escambia County at First Baptist Church... 

August 22, 2014 | Read the story »

Burgers & Blues, Short Stacks To Benefit Tate Showband

Burgers & Blues, Short Stacks To Benefit Tate Showband

The Tate High School Showband of the South has two fundraisers to help send the band to march in the Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day... 

August 22, 2014 | Read the story »


Three School Lockdown Due To Homicide Investigation

Three schools — Pine Forest High, West Florida High and Woodham Middle — were place on lockdown Thursday afternoon as deputies... 

August 22, 2014 | Read the story »


Man Gets Life For 2011 Burning, Beating Death

An Escambia County man was sentenced Thursday to spend the rest of his life behind bars for a 2011 murder. Sergio Dupree Moorer was... 

August 22, 2014 | Read the story »


Federal Judge Strikes Down Florida Gay Marriage Ban

When Democratic political operative Christian Ulvert started his career nearly a decade ago, he was in the closet. Since then, Ulvert... 

August 22, 2014 | Read the story »

Preseason Volleyball Tournament At Northview

Preseason Volleyball Tournament At Northview

Five schools took part in a volleyball preseason classic Thursday at Northview High School with the Jay Royals taking first place. Play... 

August 22, 2014 | Read the story »

Northviews Chiefs Garnet And Gold Game Tonight

Northviews Chiefs Garnet And Gold Game Tonight

The Northview Chiefs will be in action tonight during a preseason Garnet and Gold game at Tommy Weaver Stadium in Bratt. Players, band... 

August 22, 2014 | Read the story »

Pensacola Takes Series Final 7-6 Over Jacksonville

Pensacola Takes Series Final 7-6 Over Jacksonville

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos (24-36, 55-75) took the series finale, 7-6, over the Jacksonville Suns (35-25, 71-59) at the Baseball Grounds... 

August 22, 2014 | Read the story »

About 2,500 Cast Ballots, Early Voting Ends Saturday

Early voting is underway for the 2014 Primary Election in Escambia County. As of Wednesday night, 2,489 ballots have been cast. Early... 

August 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Florida Prisons Chief Launches Reform Efforts

Florida Department of Corrections Secretary Michael Crews is proposing a handful of prison reforms in the aftermath of reports about... 

August 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Suns OutSlug The Wahoos

The Jacksonville Suns scored eight runs over the first four innings to knock Blue Wahoos starter Robert Stephenson (L, 6-9) from... 

August 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Man Gets Jail Time For Stealing Makeup, Drug Possession

A Century man has been sentenced to jail for stealing a large quantity of makeup from a Walmart and for drug possession. Eric James... 

August 20, 2014 | Read the story »

Over 700 Homes, Businesses Lose Power Tuesday Night

High winds as thunderstorms moved through the area Tuesday night left over 700 North Escambia area homes and businesses without power... 

August 20, 2014 | Read the story »

Northview Grad Baldwin Graduates From Military Basic Training

Air Force Airman Arthur Jacob Baldwin graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The... 

August 20, 2014 | Read the story »

Teen Injured In Cedar Tree Lane Crash

A teen was seriously injured in a single vehicle crash Tuesday evening in Cantonment. The driver of a Mazda 626 apparently lost control... 

August 20, 2014 | Read the story »

AARP: Older Floridians Worried About Finances

The senior-advocacy group AARP Florida released a survey Tuesday that found widespread financial concerns among people 50 and older. The... 

August 20, 2014 | Read the story »

Wahoos Blast Past Suns 8-4

Kyle Waldrop’s first-inning two-run home run was a sign of things to come for the Blue Wahoos on Tuesday night. It was the first... 

August 20, 2014 | Read the story »

State Completes Plans For Hwy 29, Hwy 97 Traffic Light; Construction Soon

Plans have been completed, and Escambia County is set to make a deposit of  just over a quarter of a million dollars to install a... 

August 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Woman Charged With Abusing Disabled Elderly Roommate

A Cantonment woman has been charged with abusing her disabled elderly roommate. The roommate told Escambia County Sheriff’s deputies... 

August 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Murzin To Be Interviewed For PSC Job August 28

A state panel is expected to nominate candidates for two spots on the Florida Public Service Commission after conducting interviews... 

August 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Students Head Back To Class (With Two Photo Galleries)

Monday was  the first day of school across the area, with tens of thousands of students heading back to class. We asked NorthEscambia.com... 

August 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Atmore Native Donates Gospel CD To Florida Prison Inmates

An Alabama pastor, gospel singer and teacher donated boxes of her  new CD to the Florida Department of Corrections Monday morning... 

August 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Tax Offices Collect Hundreds Of Pounds Of Food For Manna

Escambia County Tax Collector offices recently concluded a food drive for Manna Food Panties.  Tax collector offices in Molino,... 

August 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Another Area West Nile Case Reported

Another human case of the West Nile Virus has been reported — this time in Santa Rosa County. The Florida Department of Health... 

August 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Wahoos Squander Lead Late, Fall 6-5 To Jacksonville

The Wahoos took a 5-2 lead into the eighth inning, but Jacksonville scored four times against Blue Wahoos reliever Ben Klimesh (L,... 

August 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Operation Summer Heat: 69 Arrested On Outstanding Warrants

Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan announced Monday afternoon that 69 people were arrested during “Operation Summer Heat”. The... 

August 18, 2014 | Read the story »

Thomas: It’s Going To Be A Great School Year

As about 40,000 students head back to school today in Escambia County, Superintendent Malcolm Thomas says the district is ready for... 

August 18, 2014 | Read the story »

Need To Apply For Free Or Reduced Lunches?

Parents can expedite the processing of  free or reduced lunch applications in Escambia County by submitted the form online. For the... 

August 18, 2014 | Read the story »

Teen Killed In Highway 4 Crash East Of Jay (Updated With Names)

UPDATE  — A teenager was killed and five people were injured in two-vehicle crash about eight miles east of  Jay Sunday night. According... 

August 18, 2014 | Read the story »

Three Years: Remembering LCpl Travis Nelson

Today marks the three year anniversary of the death of local Cpl. Travis M. Nelson. LCpl. Nelson gave all on the battlefields of Afghanistan... 

August 18, 2014 | Read the story »

Back To School Forecast: Chance Of Rain

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Monday Night A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.... 

August 18, 2014 | Read the story »

Escambia Sheriff’s Office: Top Five Back To School Safety Tips

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is offered the follow five back to school safety tips: More cars will be on the road –... 

August 18, 2014 | Read the story »

Wahoos Shut Out 4-0 In Series Opener

Despite a strong start from Daniel Corcino, the Wahoos were shut out by Jose Urena and the Jacksonville Suns 4-0 on Sunday night at... 

August 18, 2014 | Read the story »