Dancing In The Rain: A Thanksgiving With Childhood Cancer
Khai’s story is one of heartbreak, and one of Thanksgiving for the little things in life like dancing in the rain.
Yet, in what seems to be the brutally unfair and tragic world of childhood cancer, the 6-year-old and his parents, Doug and Chloe Davidson, say they have discovered seeds of hope and renewed faith in [...]
Photos: Camp Fire Kids Celebrate Thanksgiving With Feast
Camp Fire USA Century Youth Learning Center held a Thanksgiving feast this week for children and their parents. The daycare’s children, dressed as Pilgrims or Native Americans, enjoyed a full Thanksgiving meal following a special Thanksgiving production on stage at the Century Community Center.
Miracle League Holds Annual Turkey Fry
The Miracle League of Pensacola held their annual turkey fry fundraiser Wednesday. Volunteers with the Miracle League spent their day frying turkeys for a minimum $20 donation, with all of the proceeds going to benefit the Miracle League. NorthEscambia.com photos by Jennifer Repine, click to enlarge.
Happy Thanksgiving! Sunny And Warm Weather For Today
Happy Thanksgiving from your friends at NorthEscambia.com! Here is your official North Escambia are forecast:
Thanksgiving Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. East wind around 10 mph.
Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. East wind around 5 mph.
Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night: [...]
Multiple Injuries In Firetruck, SUV Crash In McDavid
Three people were injured in a collision between a fire engine and a SUV early Tuesday evening in McDavid.
The engine, with lights and sirens activated, departed the McDavid Station of Escambia Fire Rescue at 5:14 p.m. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 62-year old Gordon Janksy of Pensacola failed to stop his 2012 Chevrolet Traverse [...]
Farm-City Thanksgiving Meals Distributed To 700 Families
As part of Farm-City week, 700 families in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties received full Thanksgiving meals Tuesday — much of it locally grown — thanks to the efforts of local farms, food banks and hundreds of FFA and 4-H students. Students from Tate High School’s FFA chapter and local 4-H [...]
It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas In Century
A work crew from the Town of Century and work release prisoners from the Century Correctional Institution were hard at work Tuesday erecting Christmas decorations in the Nadine McCaw Park on North Century Boulevard. While the decorations will be lit prior to the event, an official tree lighting ceremony will be held in the park [...]
Jim Allen Elementary’s Saturday Scholars Graduate
Fifty-eight students from Jim Allen Elementary School graduated from the Saturday Scholars Program in a ceremony held at the Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola chapel recently.
Center for Information Dominance (CID) Unit Corry Station continued a long tradition of partnering with the Escambia County school district to have volunteers spend Saturday mornings, [...]
From The Farm To The City: A Thanksgiving Bounty For The Needy (With Gallery)
About 200 students from schools in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties worked in fields near Jay Monday to harvest collards and bag sweet potatoes that will feed hundreds of needy families later this week for Thanksgiving.
The event at the University of Florida’s West Florida Research and Education Center was part [...]
Gulf Power Seeks Approval For Voluntary Solar Program With Yearly Fee
Gulf Power is seeking approval from state regulators for a pilot program that would involve customers voluntarily paying extra fees for solar-generated electricity rather than installing expensive rooftop solar panels.
The proposal, filed last week with the Florida Public Service Commission, would lead to customers paying $89 or $99 annual “subscription” fees [...]