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Ernest Ward Teacher Receives Surprise Visit From Soldier Son (With Video)

Ernest Ward Teacher Receives Surprise Visit From Soldier Son (With Video)

Ernest Ward Middle School teacher Connie Chamberlin received a lunchtime surprise, as her soldier son popped into the school cafeteria... 

May 26, 2015 | Read the story »

Wahoos Recognize State Champion Tate Lady Aggies

Wahoos Recognize State Champion Tate Lady Aggies

The Class 7A softball state champion Tate Lady Aggies were recognized Monday evening by the Pensacola Blue Wahoos. They also had... 

May 26, 2015 | Read the story »


Rain Chances Continue

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Tuesday Night A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy,... 

May 26, 2015 | Read the story »


State Health Department Shuts Down Escambia Unlicensed Massage Therapists

The Florida Department of Health, with support from local law enforcement agencies, carried out Statewide Operation Trigger Point... 

May 26, 2015 | Read the story »


Wahoos Clinch Series Against Jackson

If you believe 11-year veteran minor leaguer Ray Chang, the Pensacola Blue Wahoos victory over the Jackson Generals was never in doubt. Trailing... 

May 26, 2015 | Read the story »

Fischer Awarded Gandy Memorial Scholarship

Fischer Awarded Gandy Memorial Scholarship

Clayton Thomas Fischer has been named the winner of this year’s Gandy Memorial Scholarship. With a grade point average of 3.83... 

May 26, 2015 | Read the story »

Jim Allen Elementary Recognizes Students For Six Years Of Perfect Attendance

Jim Allen Elementary Recognizes Students For Six Years Of Perfect Attendance

Jim Allen Elementary School is recognizing two students for perfect attendance — for the last six years. Carris McLaughlin and... 

May 26, 2015 | Read the story »

Unpaid Property Taxes Must Be Paid By Friday

All 2014 unpaid real estate taxes must be paid to avoid a tax certificate being issued, which is a first lien against the property,... 

May 25, 2015 | Read the story »

Camp Fire Kids Offer Memorial Day Appreciation

The children at the Camp Fire Century Youth Learning Center in Century gathered recently for this photo to show their appreciation... 

May 25, 2015 | Read the story »

Jackson Beats Pensacola Again

One of the reasons the Pensacola Blue Wahoos are two-games above .500 in May is that they never stop trying to score more runs. It’s... 

May 25, 2015 | Read the story »

Missing Escambia County Woman Found

A Florida Silver Alert has been canceled for 82-year old Mary Bell Williams of Escambia County. She has been found. PREVIOUS STORY: Williams... 

May 24, 2015 | Read the story »

USDA Requirements For Grower Eligibility For Crop Insurance By June 1

The federal Agricultural Act of 2014 (Farm Bill) included new requirements that all producers – including fruit, vegetable, specialty... 

May 24, 2015 | Read the story »

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: Health Care Funding, Special Session

For weeks now, one question has hovered over Tallahassee: How will the House and Senate resolve their differences on health-care funding... 

May 24, 2015 | Read the story »

Wahoos Blow Chance To Beat Jackson

He had won his last two starts and came close to a third before Pensacola Blue Wahoos starting pitcher Robert Stephenson walked Jackson... 

May 24, 2015 | Read the story »

Northview Takes On Jay In Spring Game (With Photo Gallery)

In the end, the scoreboard said the Northview Chiefs topped the Jay Royals 52-31 Friday night at Tommy Weaver Memorial Stadium in... 

May 23, 2015 | Read the story »

Scott: Area Adds Almost 5,000 Jobs

Governor Rick Scott has announced that the Pensacola metro area again experienced positive annual job growth over the year in April... 

May 23, 2015 | Read the story »

Bratt Elementary Presents Fifth Grade Awards

Bratt Elementary School presented the following fifth grade awards Friday: Honor Roll A’s & B’s Lakyn Bodiford Cassie Davis ... 

May 23, 2015 | Read the story »

FWC Law Enforcement Report

The Florida FWC Division of Law Enforcement reported the following activity during the weekly period ending May 21... 

May 23, 2015 | Read the story »

Scott Signs Evers’ Bill, Unbuckles Seat Belts For Rural Letter Carriers

Rural letter carriers in Florida no longer have to wear seat belts while working their routes, under a bill signed Friday by Gov. Rick... 

May 23, 2015 | Read the story »

Northview Baccalaureate Service Set For Sunday Afternoon

The Northview High School Baccalaureate Service will be held this Sunday, May 24 at Bratt First Baptist Church on Highway 4. The service... 

May 23, 2015 | Read the story »

Suspicious Infant Death Under Investigation

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an infant death. At about 12:45 Friday afternoon, deputies responded to... 

May 23, 2015 | Read the story »

Spring Football: Tate Over PFHS In OT; West Florida Beats Washington

The Tate Aggies beat the Pine Forest Eagles 20-14 in overtime Friday night. The Aggie took a 14-0 lead in the first quarter on a 69-yard... 

May 23, 2015 | Read the story »

Wahoos Top Generals

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos spotted Tim Adleman three runs and the tall righty handled the rest. Adleman improved to 2-3 with a 1.41... 

May 23, 2015 | Read the story »

Two Incidents Prompt School Lockdowns

Two different incidents Friday sent two Escambia County Schools into lockdown. At Pine Forest High School, the Escambia County Sheriff’s... 

May 22, 2015 | Read the story »

Former Cantonment Resident Killed In Baldwin County Crash

A former Cantonment resident was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Baldwin County Thursday morning. According to Alabama State Troopers,... 

May 22, 2015 | Read the story »

Area Population: Local Florida Cities Growing; Alabama Cities Decline

New estimated population numbers released Thursday show the population on the upswing in Florida cities in the North Escambia area,... 

May 22, 2015 | Read the story »

IP Awards $50K In Grants To Local Community Groups

International Paper has awarded $50,000 in Foundation Grants to local community organizations. Grants are awarded by the IP Foundation... 

May 22, 2015 | Read the story »

Escambia Man Gets 25 Years For Molesting Child

An Escambia County man was sentenced Wednesday to 25 years in state prison for  lewd or lascivious molestation of a victim under 12.... 

May 22, 2015 | Read the story »

Operation Works To Clean Up Cottage Hill

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office held a  Clean Sweep operation Thursday morning in the Cottage Hill area. The focus of... 

May 22, 2015 | Read the story »

Scott Signs Bills On Carrying Guns, Bolstering Child Protection

.Gov. Rick Scott signed 44 bills into law Thursday, including a measure that will allow Floridians without concealed-weapons licenses... 

May 22, 2015 | Read the story »

Kendal Cobb Named Miss Northview High

Senior Kendal Cobb has been named Miss Northview High School 2015. She is the daughter of Jamie and Becky Cobb. After graduating Summa... 

May 22, 2015 | Read the story »

Lower LIP Funding Sets Stage For Session Debate

Florida can anticipate about $1 billion in funding for a health-care program at the center of a state budget standoff, a high-ranking... 

May 22, 2015 | Read the story »