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A Few Showers; About 76 This Afternoon

A Few Showers; About 76 This Afternoon

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Wednesday A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. South... 

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Scott’s State Of The State Calls On ‘Florida Exceptionalism’ To Tout Agenda

Calling on something he termed “Florida exceptionalism,” Gov. Rick Scott used the annual State of the State address Tuesday... 

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Radiothon Begins Today On Nash, Soft Rock To Benefit Children’s Hospital

The 17th Annual Radiothon will be held March 4-6 in the lobby of The Children’s Hospital at Sacred.  All proceeds benefit The Children’s... 

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Northview Talent Show Is Thursday Night

The Northview High School Talent Show will be held  Thursday night beginning at 6:30 in the school theater. Special guests will be ... 

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Gulf Power: Power Grid Investment Paying Off In Reliability

Gulf Power: Power Grid Investment Paying Off In Reliability

Heavy rains cause a limb to fall on a power line. A smart device called a recloser senses the fault and de-energizes the line. The... 

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Ernest Ward’s One Person Dive Team Takes Second At County

Ernest Ward’s One Person Dive Team Takes Second At County

The Ernest Ward Middle School Dive Team received second place during the 2015 Escambia County Diving Championship at Washington High... 

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Baseball: Tate, Northview Win; Softball: Tate Falls, Northview Wins

Baseball: Tate, Northview Win; Softball: Tate Falls, Northview Wins

Tate 9, Crestview 2 Tate 11 ,Crestview 0 (JV) The Tate Aggies beat Crestview 9-2 Tuesday night. Jesse Gunter took the win for the... 

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Schools Experience State Testing Problems; Escambia Suspends Tuesday Tests

Students in Escambia County and across the state had problems logging on to the state’s new online-testing platform, raising... 

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Northview Beats Escambia County

Northview 11, Escambia County High 1 Northview 4, Escambia County 1 (JV) The undefeated Northview Chiefs beat the Blue Devils of Escambia... 

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Extension Service Offering Beekeeping In The Panhandle Short Course

The UF/IFAS Extension Panhandle Agriculture Team is offering a beekeeping short- curse in March.  These classes will be offered ... 

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Lady Jags Beat Catholic

The West Florida Lady Jaguars beat Catholic 11-1 Monday night, coming off 2-1 loss to Walton Friday night. For photos from both... 

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Kidnapping Charges Dropped In Century Shooting Death Case

A Century man remains jailed for January 31 shooting death in Century , but some of the charges against him have been dropped because... 

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Ag Saves Workshop Series – Securing Your Farm’s Financial Future

Escambia County Extension and the University of Florida IFAS will host an Ag Saves Workshop Series beginning Tuesday, March 24. This... 

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Northview Cheerleader Parent Meeting

Anyone interested in trying out for the Northview High School cheerleading team for the 2015-2016 school year should attend a parent... 

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New ECAT Bus Stop Shelters Being Installed

Escambia County is installing or relocating bus benches and shelters across the county. Pictured is the new Escambia County Area Transit... 

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Lawmakers To Consider Expunging Juvenile Records

As Florida’s legislative session gets underway next week, some lawmakers are calling for measures to help teens move on after... 

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Bill Puts Lottery Winnings By Sex Offenders in Escrow

Sex offenders who hit it big in the Florida Lottery would have the winnings placed into escrow, giving their victims an opportunity... 

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Hundreds Attend Walnut Hill Ruritan Auction

Hundreds of people attended the 41st Annual Walnut Hill Ruritan Club Farm Equipment Auction Saturday in Walnut Hill. Items sold included... 

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Undefeated Tate Lady Aggies Win Weekend Tourney; Tate Baseball Wins Again

The Tate Lady Aggies took home the Florida USA Championship trophy after going undefeated in a two-day, 28-team tournament Friday... 

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Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Office Warns Of North End Scam

The Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office is warning citizens about a scam which has been taking place primarily in the north end of... 

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Manna, Rotary Clubs Team Up To Create Nearly 80,000 Meals For The Hungry

The Combined Rotary Clubs of Pensacola (CROP) were joined with Manna Food Bank Saturday. The Fourth Annual Rotary Against Hunger Project... 

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Former Northview Assistant Coach Ty Wise Headed To Tennessee

Former Northview High School assistant football coach Ty Wise is leaving Graceville High School and heading to Tennessee. Wise was... 

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Publix, Walmart At Odds Over Florida Grocery, Liquor Bill

A wide-ranging alcohol measure that would allow shoppers to pick up fifths of Jack Daniel’s in the same stores where they buy... 

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Photos: Color Run 5K

Hundreds of people took part in the Pensacola Color Vibe 5K Saturday at Maritime Park. A portion of the proceeds from the event benefited... 

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Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: As The Session Begins

The tickets to Associated Industries of Florida’s annual legislative session-eve party are pinned to the bulletin board. Suits... 

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Report: Crime Is Down In Escambia County

Crime in Escambia County was down 9.6 percent in 2014, while the number of violent crimes was down 1.2 percent, according to the latest... 

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Questions Raised About Proposed Florida Pot Rule

A lawyer for the Legislature is questioning the Department of Health’s proposed medical-marijuana rule, slated for a public... 

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Today: 41st Annual Ruritan Farm Equipment Auction

The 41st Annual Walnut Hill Ruritan Club Farm Equipment Auction is going on as of 9:30 this morning. The auction includes not only... 

February 28, 2015 | Read the story »

Gastrointestinal Infections On The Rise In Escambia County

An increased number of gastrointestinal infections have been reported in Escambia County, and the Florida Department of Health in Escambia... 

February 28, 2015 | Read the story »

Judge Orders State To Pay Sansom Legal Fees

A Leon County circuit court judge ruled Friday that state taxpayers will have to cover hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal fees... 

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Baseball Wins For NHS, Tate; Softball Win For Tate

Tate 7, Washington 5 Tate 9, Washington 3 (JV) Tate 8, Washington 0 (9th) The Tate Aggies swept three from Washington Friday.  The... 

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Tate’s Sawyer Smith Gets Offer From Mississippi State

Mississippi State has made an offer to Tate High School quarterback Sawyer Smith, the Tate Quarterback Club announced Friday.  He... 

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