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Inmate Busted For Selling Cocaine While On Work Release

Inmate Busted For Selling Cocaine While On Work Release

An Escambia County work release inmate has been arrested for selling drugs rather than going to work. A month-long narcotics investigation... 

July 30, 2016 | Read the story »

Scattered Showers Tonight

Scattered Showers Tonight

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy,... 

July 30, 2016 | Read the story »

Voter Registration Deadline Is Monday

Voter Registration Deadline Is Monday

Florida residents face a Monday deadline to register to vote in the August 30 primary elections. The Escambia County Supervisor of... 

July 30, 2016 | Read the story »


Escambia Man Gets Life For January Murder

An Escambia County man was convicted by a jury Friday of first degree murder. The jury found David Lee Calland guilty in connection... 

July 30, 2016 | Read the story »

State, Seminoles Spar Over Card Games

State, Seminoles Spar Over Card Games

Nearly a year after the expiration of a high-stakes gambling agreement, the Seminole Tribe of Florida and state regulators made pitches... 

July 30, 2016 | Read the story »

Wahoos Beat Montgomery

Wahoos Beat Montgomery

All season long, Pensacola starting pitcher Sal Romano has worked hard to improve with Blue Wahoos pitching coach Danny Darwin. That... 

July 30, 2016 | Read the story »

Clinton Camp Strives For Unity As Democratic Convention Ends

After two fractious weeks in Cleveland and Philadelphia, the final night of the Democratic National Convention on Thursday strove... 

July 29, 2016 | Read the story »

Montgomery Beats The Wahoos

The Montgomery Biscuits bats came alive just in time to score three runs in its last two at bats to overcome the Pensacola Blue Wahoos,... 

July 29, 2016 | Read the story »

No Powerball Winner, Jackpot Rolls To $478 Million

There were no winners in Wednesday night’s Powerball drawing, pushing Saturday night’s estimated prize to huge $478 million…the... 

July 28, 2016 | Read the story »

New Travel Related Zika Case Reported In Escambia County

A new travel-related case of the Zika virus has been reported in Escambia County by the Florida Department of Health. It is the second... 

July 28, 2016 | Read the story »

Debate Emerges On Carving Up ‘Docs V. Glocks’ Law

As a federal appeals court ponders the constitutionality of Florida’s “docs v. glocks” law, attorneys this week... 

July 28, 2016 | Read the story »

Wahoos Over Biscuits 3-1

Four Pensacola pitchers combined to limit Montgomery to one run and Phillip Ervin delivered the clutch hit to help the Blue Wahoos... 

July 28, 2016 | Read the story »

Century Holds Meeting In Apparent Violation Of State Sunshine Law

The Town of Century conducted a meeting Tuesday afternoon in an apparent violation of Florida’s Sunshine Law. The state law... 

July 27, 2016 | Read the story »

First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens In Florida

Florida first legal medical-marijuana dispensary formally opened Tuesday in a Tallahassee storefront, a week after the company known... 

July 27, 2016 | Read the story »

Highway 99, Barrineau Park Road Projects Running Ahead Of Schedule

A contractor is on track for an early completion of projects to widen and resurface several miles of County Road 99 and Barrineau... 

July 27, 2016 | Read the story »

Escambia Vote By Mail Ballots On The Way

The Escambia County Supervisor of Elections Office delivered more than 26,000 vote-by-mail ballots to the post office on Tuesday... 

July 27, 2016 | Read the story »

Ascend Awards Scholarships To Three North Escambia Students

Three North Escambia students have been awarded $2,000 scholarships from the Ascend Cares Foundation. The non-profit organization... 

July 27, 2016 | Read the story »

FWC Law Enforcement Report

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

July 27, 2016 | Read the story »

Montgomery Biscuits Roll To 10-5 Victory Over The Blue Wahoos

The Montgomery Biscuits welcomed the Pensacola Blue Wahoos to Montgomery Riverwalk Stadium by jumping out to a 10-1 lead. The Biscuits... 

July 27, 2016 | Read the story »

Cat Country 98.7 Nominated For Prestigious NAB Award

Pensacola’s locally owned country radio station, CatCountry 98.7, has been nominated for a National Association of Broadcasters... 

July 27, 2016 | Read the story »

Murder Suspect Captured, Released Days Prior To Cantonment Shooting

An Escambia County man was captured after a manhunt in Cantonment just days before he allegedly murdered a man Saturday night also... 

July 26, 2016 | Read the story »

FHP: Jay Man Driving The Only Vehicle To Strike, Kill Pedestrian

A Jay man was the driver of the only vehicle that struck a pedestrian in a fatal crash early Sunday morning, the Florida Highway Patrol... 

July 26, 2016 | Read the story »

Bernie Sanders Lauds Hillary Clinton As Convention Opens

PHILADELPHIA — After last week’s raucous and divisive Republican National Convention, Democrats opened their convention... 

July 26, 2016 | Read the story »

Thomas: Escambia Schools Need To Aim Higher

Educators must change their mindset to move forward, rather than falling further behind. That was the message Monday from Escambia... 

July 26, 2016 | Read the story »

Powerball Jackpot Soars To $422 Million For Wednesday’s Drawing

The Powerball jackpot has soared to an to an estimated $422 million for Wednesday night’s drawing. The Powerball jackpot has rolled... 

July 26, 2016 | Read the story »

ECSO ‘Clean Sweeps’ 9½ Mile Road Area

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office has released the results of an Operation Clean Sweep last week in the 9½ Mile Road area. Monday,... 

July 26, 2016 | Read the story »

Overturned 18 Wheeler Injures One; Shuts Down Highway 29 For Seven Hours

The driver of an 18-wheeler was airlifted to the hospital after a single vehicle accident on Highway 29 just south of Bluff Springs... 

July 26, 2016 | Read the story »

Barry Discusses Issues At District 5 Town Hall Meeting

Escambia County District 5 Commissioner Steven Barry held a town hall meeting Monday evening at the Langley Bell 4-H Center in Cantonment.... 

July 26, 2016 | Read the story »

Tate Aggie Jake Henry Commits To Appalachian State

Tate High School Aggie wide receiver Jake Henry has committed to play for Appalachian State of the Sunbelt Conference. Submitted photo... 

July 26, 2016 | Read the story »

Multiple Injuries In Highway 90 Bridge Crash

Multiple people were injured in a three-vehicle accident Monday afternoon on the Highway 90 at the Alabama/Florida state line. At... 

July 25, 2016 | Read the story »

Truck Overturned In Creek A Bit Of A Mystery

A bit of a mystery surrounds a traffic accident Sunday morning in which a pickup truck was found overturned in a creek outside Molino. About... 

July 25, 2016 | Read the story »