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Two Charged With Homicide For Daycare Hot Van Death

Two Charged With Homicide For Daycare Hot Van Death

Two people were arrested Wednesday morning in connection with an Escambia County daycare death. Louvenia Shantae Johnson, 28, and Cornell... 

August 23, 2017 | Read the story »

Jay Man Sentenced In Santa Rosa’s Biggest Crystal Meth Bust

Jay Man Sentenced In Santa Rosa’s Biggest Crystal Meth Bust

A Jay man has been sentenced in Santa Rosa County’s largest ever crystal methamphetamine bust last summer. Edgardo Xavier Rivera... 

August 23, 2017 | Read the story »

Atmore Man Arrested For Baldwin County Homicide

Atmore Man Arrested For Baldwin County Homicide

An Atmore man has been arrested in connection with a Tuesday morning murder in northern Baldwin County, AL. The Baldwin County Sheriff’s... 

August 23, 2017 | Read the story »

Molino Man Leads Deputy On Short ‘Pursuit’ Home

Molino Man Leads Deputy On Short ‘Pursuit’ Home

A Molino man was jailed after fleeing from a deputy at the local Tom Thumb. Michael Sanchez, age 22 of Effie Road, was charged with... 

August 23, 2017 | Read the story »


Partly Sunny, Scattered Storms

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with... 

August 23, 2017 | Read the story »


Two Arrested In Burglary, Home Invasion, Police Chase

Two 19-year olds were arrested Tuesday for a multitude of crimes, including burglary and a Beulah home invasion. The Escambia County... 

August 23, 2017 | Read the story »


George Stone Offers GED Classes In Four Locations

George Stone Technical Center (GSTC) is offering Adult Basic Education/GED classes on the main campus and also three outlying sites,... 

August 23, 2017 | Read the story »


Gulf Power Flips Switch On Major DOD Solar Installation

Executives from Gulf Power and Coronal Energy joined officials from the U.S. Air Force and Navy Tuesday at Naval Air Station Pensacola’s... 

August 23, 2017 | Read the story »

Wahoos Lose To Jackson

Wahoos Lose To Jackson

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos let a game slip away when Jackson Generals left fielder Jamie Westbrook crushed a homer into Pensacola Bay... 

August 23, 2017 | Read the story »

Century To Seek Public Input On Oil Spill Money Projects

The Town of Century is working on five project ideas to submit for possible funding from oil spill money through Triumph Gulf Coast. Town... 

August 22, 2017 | Read the story »

Powerball Jackpot Climbs To $700 Million

The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday’s drawing has grown to an estimated $700 million; the largest in the nation and second largest... 

August 22, 2017 | Read the story »

Lightning Sparks Brush Fire

Lightning is believed to have started a brush fire near McDavid Monday afternoon. Firefighters from the McDavid Station of Escambia... 

August 22, 2017 | Read the story »

Bill Would Allow Computer Coding To Count As Foreign Language

A Senate Republican filed a proposal Monday that could lead to some high-school students taking computer coding courses to get foreign-language... 

August 22, 2017 | Read the story »

Wahoos Overcome Jackson 3-1

Pensacola Blue Wahoos left fielder Josh VanMeter seems automatic with runners in scoring position. The 22-year-old came to the plate... 

August 22, 2017 | Read the story »

Lockdown Lifted At All Florida Prisons

The Florida Department of Corrections announced Monday morning that normal operations have resumed at all prisons, including Century... 

August 21, 2017 | Read the story »

Highway 4 Delays Tuesday In Century

The Florida Department of Transportation says drivers can expect delays Tuesday in Century on East Highway 4. Crews will perform underground... 

August 21, 2017 | Read the story »

One Injured In 9 1/2 Mile Road Crash

One person was injured in a single vehicle crash early Sunday evening on  9 1/2 Mile Road and Edendale Lane. The driver apparently... 

August 21, 2017 | Read the story »

Urban School Districts Helped At Expense Of Rural Districts?

Two Republican senators havey requested a study of a long-controversial part of Florida’s school-funding formula, arguing it... 

August 21, 2017 | Read the story »

Mississippi Downs Wahoos 3-2 On Walk-off Single

Thanks to first baseman Gavin LaValley, the Pensacola Blue Wahoos tied the game 2-2 in the top of the ninth inning. LaValley smacked... 

August 21, 2017 | Read the story »

Local Unemployment Falls Slightly

The latest job numbers  show the employment rate falling slightly in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties. Escambia County’s seasonably... 

August 21, 2017 | Read the story »

Davis Highway Crash Claims Life Of Motorcyclist

A motorcyclist was killed in a  crash on Davis Highway early Saturday evening.. The Florida Highway Patrol said 57-year old Tony Isaac... 

August 20, 2017 | Read the story »

Cantonment’s Historic Champion Golf Course Closes

The historic Champion Golf Course in Cantonment has closed, but the owners hope for a reopening. The 9-hole public course at Highway... 

August 20, 2017 | Read the story »

Eclipse Will Impact Gulf Power Solar Generation, But No Service Disruptions

Gulf Power says customers can enjoy viewing a partial eclipse without worrying about any disruption in service caused by the eclipse. “Even... 

August 20, 2017 | Read the story »

No Powerball Winner, Jackpot Jumps to $650 Million For Wednesday

There were no winner’s in Saturday night’s Powerball drawing. The jackpot for next Wednesday’s drawing is currently... 

August 20, 2017 | Read the story »

Hundreds Attend Library Eclipse Program, Viewing Event On Monday

About 600 people attended solar eclipse educational programs Saturday at the main branch West Florida Library in preparation of a... 

August 20, 2017 | Read the story »

Want To See More Of The Eclipse? Visit Century Or Hit I-65

Want to see more of Monday’s solar eclipse? Then get out of Pensacola and head to North Escambia, in particular Century where... 

August 20, 2017 | Read the story »

FDOT: Weekly Traffic Alerts

Drivers will encounter traffic variations on the following state roads in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties as crews perform construction... 

August 20, 2017 | Read the story »

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: Turbulent Times

It’s been more than 150 years since Florida Gov. John Milton killed himself, a week before Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered in... 

August 20, 2017 | Read the story »

Wahoos Lose 4-0 To Mississippi

During its past six games, the Pensacola Blue Wahoos averaged 8.5 runs a game, scoring 11 twice, and hit .294 as a team. But its five... 

August 20, 2017 | Read the story »

No Injuries In Highway 29 Rollover Accident

There were no injuries when a driver lost control  and ran off the roadway Saturday morning north of Molino. The 36-year old female... 

August 19, 2017 | Read the story »

Friday Night Football Finals

Here are final scores from the varsity portion of play from off classics in Florida last, plus one Alabama AISA score: FLORIDA Vernon... 

August 19, 2017 | Read the story »

Stolen Corvette Recovered, Driver Arrested In Cantonment

A stolen Chevy Corvette was recovered in Cantonment Friday night and the driver arrested on multiple charges. Thomas Carey Boswell,... 

August 19, 2017 | Read the story »

Escambia Man Gets 20 Years For Arson

An Escambia County man was sentenced to two decades in state prison on arson and criminal mischief charges. Nathan Stafford was sentenced... 

August 19, 2017 | Read the story »

All Florida Prisons On Lockdown, Visitations Canceled

All Florida prisons — including Century and Santa Rosa Correctional institutions — are on partial lockdown this weekend,... 

August 19, 2017 | Read the story »