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Tate Blasts West Gadsden For Homecoming Win (With Gallery)

Tate Blasts West Gadsden For Homecoming Win (With Gallery)

It was a very happy homecoming Friday night for the Tate High School Aggies as they easily beat the Panthers of West Gadsden. Seven... 

September 20, 2014 | Read the story »

Florida Tax Holiday Continues For Energy Saving Appliances

Florida Tax Holiday Continues For Energy Saving Appliances

State officials are promoting the potential for long-term savings on utility bills as they tout sales-tax breaks this weekend for... 

September 20, 2014 | Read the story »


Man Gets Prison Time After Young Child Drinks Acid At Meth Lab

A man has been sentenced to prison after a young child drank acid from a sippy cup at a Santa Rosa County meth lab. A jury found Jonathan... 

September 20, 2014 | Read the story »


Florida DOC Fires Another 32 Workers For Misconduct

In what has become a frequent exercise, Department of Corrections Secretary Mike Crews on Friday fired 32 workers accused of breaking... 

September 20, 2014 | Read the story »


Friday Night High School Football Finals

Here is a look at final high school football scores from across the area Friday night – FLORIDA Tate 52, West Gadsden 3 West... 

September 20, 2014 | Read the story »


FWC Law Enforcement Report

The Florida FWC Division of Law Enforcement reported the following activity during the weekly period ending September 18. ESCAMBIA... 

September 20, 2014 | Read the story »

Friends Of The Library Plan Book Sale For Next Weekend

Friends Of The Library Plan Book Sale For Next Weekend

Friends of West Florida Public Library, a non-profit support organization of the West Florida Public Library, will hold its Big Fall... 

September 20, 2014 | Read the story »

Scott Picks Patronis, Brown For PSC; Skips Escambia’s Murzin

Looking to a political ally to fill the job, Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday named state Rep. Jimmy Patronis to a seat on the Florida... 

September 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Impact 100 Names Finalists For $102,500 Grants

Impact 100 Pensacola Bay Area has announced its 15 grant finalists for 2014. Ten of the projects will each receive a grant of $102,500... 

September 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Chamber Celebrates Accomplishments During Annual Meeting

Thursday, over 400 community, business, state and regional representatives gathered for the Greater Pensacola Chamber’s 124th... 

September 19, 2014 | Read the story »

JV Football: Northview Beats West Florida 16-14

Nortview High School’s JV football team beat West Florida tonight 16-14. Northview scored in the first quarter on a touchdown... 

September 19, 2014 | Read the story »

All About Peanuts: 48th Annual Santa Rosa Farm Tour Held

The 48th Annual Santa Rosa Farm Tour was held Thursday. Participants had the opportunity to watch a peanut digging demonstration at... 

September 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Volleyball: Lady Chiefs Split Games With Central

The Northview Lady Chiefs split volleyball games with Central High Thursday. In junior varsity action, Central won 11-25, 20-25. In... 

September 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Florida Voters Appear Prepared To Pass Conservation Amendment

Florida voters appear poised in November to pass a constitutional amendment that would require setting aside billions of dollars for... 

September 18, 2014 | Read the story »

Escambia, Santa Rosa Farm Bureaus Complete 1.5 Ton Peanut Butter Donation To Manna

The Florida Peanut Producers and the Farm Bureau in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties has completed their donation of one and a half... 

September 18, 2014 | Read the story »

Judge Takes Aim At Florida Prison Phone Contract

An administrative law judge said  that the Florida Department of Corrections should toss out proposals by three companies to provide... 

September 18, 2014 | Read the story »

Pedestrian Killed On Mobile Highway

A pedestrian was struck and killed on Mobile Highway in front of Walmart this morning. The Florida Highway Patrol said 46-year old... 

September 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Northview Chiefs Name Players Of The Week

The Northview Chiefs have named Players of the Week from last Friday night’s 24-6 win over Chipley. They are: OFFENSE Keondrae... 

September 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Florida DOE Drops Young Elementary Reading Test

A test given to young elementary school students will not be used this year, according to the Florida Department of Education. The... 

September 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Appliance Sales Tax Holiday Coming This Weekend

Another sales tax holiday is on the way this weekend…this time on certain energy saving appliances and fixtures. Florida shoppers... 

September 17, 2014 | Read the story »

NWE Takes 3 of 4 From W.S. Neal, Set To Face Jay Saturday

Northwest Escambia Youth Football and Cheer hosted the W.S. Neal Eagles this past Saturday at Tommy Weaver Memorial Stadium on the... 

September 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Ernest Ward Middle Names September Students Of The Month

Ernest Ward Middle School has named September Students of the Month. They are Libby Pugh (pictured left), sixth grade; Bailey  Van... 

September 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Marvel Comics Creates New ‘Captain Citrus’ For Struggling Industry

Florida’s homegrown superhero, Captain Citrus, has undergone a $1 million head-to-toe makeover with the help of comic-book giant... 

September 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Envision Escambia 2028: County Releases First Round Of Survey Results

Just after Labor Day, Escambia County launched an online survey to gauge the opinions of residents about a variety of topics of importance... 

September 16, 2014 | Read the story »

Highway 164 Residents Lose Power For Hours Following Wreck

Residents in the area of Highway 164 and Green Village Road near Walnut Hill were without power for over three hours Monday evening... 

September 16, 2014 | Read the story »

CareerSource Escarosa Offers Skill Assessment Testing

CareerSource Escarosa will offer Skill Assessment Tests to Escambia County residents as part of the Escarosa Community Occupational... 

September 16, 2014 | Read the story »

Volleyball: Northview Beats W.S. Neal (With Gallery)

The Northview Chiefs beat W.S. Neal of East Brewton, AL, Monday afternoon in Bratt in both varsity and junior varsity volleyball... 

September 16, 2014 | Read the story »

More Rain Possible Today, Sunny And Dry Skies To Return

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Tuesday A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly... 

September 16, 2014 | Read the story »

Tate Grad Lorzeno Long Leads Wofford College To Big Win

2013 Tate High School graduate Lorenzo Long led Wofford College Terriers to a 42-27 win over North Greenville Saturday in Spartanburg,... 

September 16, 2014 | Read the story »

Six Injured In Two Vehicle Crash Near Northview High

Six people were injured in a two vehicle crash near Northview High School Monday afternoon. All of the injuries in the 4:15 crash... 

September 15, 2014 | Read the story »

ECSO Seeks Witnesses To Weekend Convenience Store Murder

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a possible witness to the Saturday homicide of a 50-year old store clerk... 

September 15, 2014 | Read the story »

Century Man Gets Prison Time For Stolen Car Burned When Lighter Sparks Stolen Gas Can In The Backseat

A Century man will spend the next few years in jail for stealing a car that was accidentally burned after a a cigarette lighter was... 

September 15, 2014 | Read the story »