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Ball Registration Events Today At NWE, Cantonment, Molino, Miracle League

Ball Registration Events Today At NWE, Cantonment, Molino, Miracle League

Registration events will be held today at various ballparks in the North Escambia area: Northwest Escambia Baseball and Softball... 

February 6, 2016 | Read the story »


Sunny And Cool Saturday

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 56.  North wind around 5 mph. Saturday Night:... 

February 6, 2016 | Read the story »


FWC Law Enforcement Report

The Florida FWC Division of Law Enforcement reported the following activity during the weekly period ending February 4 in Escambia... 

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Senate Seeks Unanimous Juries In Death Sentences

With executions indefinitely on hold in Florida, lawmakers are hurriedly considering legislation to address a recent U.S. Supreme... 

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Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: Hot Button Issues And Budgets

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: Hot Button Issues And Budgets

Who says lawmakers never address thorny issues in an election year? Whether any of the proposals that ate up time and energy this... 

February 6, 2016 | Read the story »

Scott Seeks Federal Help With Zika Virus

With a public-health emergency declared in a fifth Florida county, Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday asked the federal Centers for Disease... 

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Gambling Bills Likely To Spark High Stakes Debates

House and Senate leaders will roll out gambling bills Friday that would allow the Seminole Tribe to add craps and roulette at its... 

February 5, 2016 | Read the story »

One Injured, One Ticketed In Wreck With ECAT Bus

One passenger was injured when an ECAT bus was hit by a vehicle on Chemstrand Road near Nine Mile Thursday afternoon. According to... 

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ECAT Plans To Add Multiple New Bus Stop Shelters

Escambia County Area Transit (ECAT) and Escambia County Public Works Division of Transportation and Traffic Operations has planned... 

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Alimony Overhaul On The Move In Florida House

A House panel signed off Thursday on a proposal that would overhaul the state’s alimony laws by doing away with permanent alimony... 

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Tate High’s Jones Signs With Alabama Southern Softball

Tate High School senior Meagan Jones has signed to play softball with Alabama Southern Community College in Monroeville, AL. Submitted... 

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Tate High’s Payne Signs With Morehouse College

Tate High School senior Reginald Payne signed Thursday with Morehouse College in Atlanta, an affiliate of the Southern Intercollegiate... 

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Lawmakers Look At Revamping Prison Vocational Programs

A House panel Wednesday approved a proposal that would make a major change in programs that provide job training to prison inmates. The... 

February 4, 2016 | Read the story »

Flood Warning For Escambia River

A flood warning for the Escambia River at Century has been extended until Sunday morning. The river is expected to rise above flood... 

February 4, 2016 | Read the story »

Nurseries Seek To Block Pot Production

In the latest twist in a nearly two-year struggle to offer limited types of medical-marijuana in Florida, three nurseries filed a... 

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Four Tate Seniors Sign With Same Kansas College

Four Tate High School seniors signed their letters of intent Wednesday for full scholarships at the same Kansas school.   Monty... 

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House Backs Gun Bills, But ‘Trouble’ Is Ahead In Senate

After more than three hours of debate — with most Republicans in favor and nearly all Democrats opposed — the House approved... 

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Jay’s Mishoe Signs With Millsaps College

Jay High School’s Victor Mishoe signed a football letter of intent Wednesday with Millsaps College in Jackson, MS – a... 

February 4, 2016 | Read the story »

House Panel Approves Death Penalty Fix

A House panel on Tuesday approved proposed changes to the state’s death-penalty law in an effort to address a U.S. Supreme Court... 

February 3, 2016 | Read the story »

Lawmakers Look To Curb Unemployment Fraud

A House panel on Monday unanimously approved a measure aimed at cracking down on unemployment fraud based on identity theft —... 

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Tate High Hosting Souper Bowl And Student Gallery Night

The Tate High School Art Department is hosting a Student Gallery Night and Souper Bowl Thursday from 5-7 p.m. in the Art Building.... 

February 3, 2016 | Read the story »

No Serious Injuries In Highway 97 Crash

There were no serious injuries in a two vehicle crash on Highway 97 just south of Pine Forest Road Tuesday afternoon.  The cause... 

February 2, 2016 | Read the story »

An Early Spring? North Escambia Weather Ducks Miss Shadow

On  this Groundhog Day, Punxsutawney Phil, the world famous groundhog, did not see his shadow and predicted an early spring. Our... 

February 2, 2016 | Read the story »

Change Begins For Landline Phone Users In Walnut Hill, Bratt, Molino

Frontier Communications landline users in Walnut Hill, Bratt and Molino can begin using a new dialing method that will become mandatory... 

February 2, 2016 | Read the story »

Century Looks To Escambia County For Community Redevelopment Area Help

The Century Town Council decided Monday night to hold off on forming a Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) until they can find out... 

February 2, 2016 | Read the story »

Top Five Candidates Named For Escambia Teacher Of The Year

The Escambia County School District’s top five candidates for 2017 Teacher of the Year award have been selected. They are Tim Deloge... 

February 2, 2016 | Read the story »

Four Charged In Circle K Robberies

Four people have been arrested in connection with Circle K robberies in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties. The Pensacola incident occurred... 

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Florida Brings On New Prison Health Services Provider

State corrections officials have hired Centurion of Florida LLC to take over prison health services for more than three-fourths of... 

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Cat Country 98.7 Nominated For ACM Station And Morning Show Of Year

Pensacola’s locally-owned country radio station, CatCountry 98.7, has been nominated as Radio Station of the Year in their market... 

February 2, 2016 | Read the story »

Scott, Seminoles Try To Sell Gambling Deal

Gov. Rick Scott used a joint press conference Monday with the Seminole Tribe to pitch the economic impact of a proposed $3 billion... 

February 2, 2016 | Read the story »