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Patchy Fog Overnight

Patchy Fog Overnight

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Tonight Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around... 

November 23, 2014 | Read the story »

Firefighters Hold Annual Toy Drive For Needy Kids

Firefighters Hold Annual Toy Drive For Needy Kids

The Atmore Fire Department held their annual toy drive Saturday in Atmore, collecting Christmas toys for needy children in the Atmore... 

November 23, 2014 | Read the story »

Local Unemployment Rate Dips Slightly, Florida’s Rate Lowest Since 2008

Local Unemployment Rate Dips Slightly, Florida’s Rate Lowest Since 2008

The latest job numbers released Friday show the unemployment level decreasing in the  North Escambia area. Escambia County’s unemployment... 

November 23, 2014 | Read the story »

Weekend Gardening: What To Do Before November’s End

Weekend Gardening: What To Do Before November’s End

Here is your November gardening calendar from the University of Florida/IFAS Extension: What to Plant Bedding Plants: Create a display... 

November 23, 2014 | Read the story »

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: Celebration And Tragedy In Tallahassee

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: Celebration And Tragedy In Tallahassee

A week that began with scripted formality ended with an event for which no one can write a script. Monday and Tuesday brought a sort... 

November 23, 2014 | Read the story »

High School Playoff Finals

Here are Friday night’s high school football finals from around the area: FLORIDA 7A — Niceville 34 Tate 0 [Read more...] 6A –Choctaw... 

November 22, 2014 | Read the story »

7A: Niceville Tops Tate

The Tate High School’s  playoff run came to an end Friday night as the Aggies lost to Niceville 35-0 in the Region 1-7A semifinal.... 

November 22, 2014 | Read the story »

Florida State ‘Coming Back Together’ After Library Shooting

The trustees of Florida State University on Friday stood to applaud the campus police chief and prayed for two victims — one... 

November 22, 2014 | Read the story »

Basketball: Tate Beats Pace In OT

The Tate High School Aggiest beat Pace in overtime Friday night 74-72. With the win Friday night and a season-opening win last Tuesday... 

November 22, 2014 | Read the story »

Grand Send-Off For Escambia Academy Cougars

The Escambia Academy Cougars won the AISA Class AAA state championship  tonight in Troy, AL, being Bessemer Academy 35-28. Earlier... 

November 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Man Charged With Kidnapping, Armed Robbery, Battery Of Woman

An Escambia County man who kidnapped and sexually battered a woman Thursday has been arrested. Kyheem Scott, 26,  was charged with... 

November 21, 2014 | Read the story »

ECUA Sells Main Street Property For $5.2 Million, Elects Officers

The Emerald Coast Utilities Authority approved the sale of the former Main Street sewage treatment plant property at their Thursday... 

November 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Escambia Man Indicted For Insurance Fraud Scheme

An Escambia County man has been indicted on federal charges for an insurance fraud scheme. Kevin D. Webster, 44, was indicted for 11... 

November 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Escambia Heath Department Encourages Flu Vaccine For Residents

The Florida Department of Health in Escambia County is encouraging residents to get vaccinated against the flu. Seasonal flu is a contagious... 

November 21, 2014 | Read the story »

State Asks Court To Continue Gay Marriage Ban

Attorney General Pam Bondi this week asked a federal appeals court to at least temporarily keep in place Florida’s ban on same-sex... 

November 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Grand Jury Finds Insufficient Evidence Of Any Criminal Wrongdoing In Jail Explosion

An Escambia County Grand Jury has found that there was insufficient evidence to establish an criminal charges in connection with the... 

November 21, 2014 | Read the story »

West All-Stars Beat The East In All-Star Volleyball

The West All-Stars defeated the East in the Subway High School All-Star Volleyball game Thursday night at the University of West Florida... 

November 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Driver Escapes Injury In Highway 29 McDavid Crash

An elderly female driver escaped injury when she lost control and ran into a wooded area on Highway 29 at Main Street in McDavid... 

November 20, 2014 | Read the story »

Florida Bill Would Toughen Texting While Driving Ban

A South Florida lawmaker Wednesday filed a proposal that would strengthen the state’s ban on texting while driving, giving police... 

November 20, 2014 | Read the story »

Escambia Man Passes Away Two Months After Highway 29 Rollover Crash

As Escambia County man has passed away as result of injuries he received in single vehicle rollover accident two months ago in Cantonment. The... 

November 20, 2014 | Read the story »

Sheriff’s Office Warns Of Telephone Scam

The Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office is warning area residents that a telephone con artist is posing as a deputy. The con artist... 

November 20, 2014 | Read the story »

Country Traffic Problems: Trucker Loses Three Tons Of Cotton

It was the kind of  traffic problem you only see in the country Wednesday afternoon in Oak Grove — a 6,000 pound bale of cotton... 

November 20, 2014 | Read the story »

NHS Fellowship Of Christian Athletes Holds Community Worship Service

The Northview High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) sponsored a student led worship event Wednesday night in the school... 

November 20, 2014 | Read the story »

Operation Christmas Child Collections In Full Swing At FBC Bratt

Wednesday night, youth at the First Baptist Church of Bratt packed  shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child. It’s National... 

November 20, 2014 | Read the story »

Thursday Is The Great American Smoke Out; Tobacco Free Florida Can Help

Thursday The Great American Smokeout, and the Florida Department of Health’s Tobacco Free Florida program is encouraging tobacco... 

November 20, 2014 | Read the story »

Staged Reading: ‘The Things They Carried’

The Pensacola Little Theatre presented a staged reading of Tim O’Brien’s “The Things They Carried”, a novel... 

November 20, 2014 | Read the story »

No Serious Injuries When Car Strikes Brick Home

There were no serious injuries reported when a car struck a house Wednesday afternoon in the 2300 block of Old Chemstrand Road. There... 

November 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Century Gas Leak Repair Project Nearing Completion

Work will be completed soon on a leaking section of natural gas pipe under Highway 29 in Century, three and a half years since the... 

November 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Nightly Lane Closures Planned For Nine Mile Road

East and westbound traffic on Nine Mile Road  between the Escambia River Bridge and Scenic Highway in Escambia County will encounter... 

November 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Century Hires Wastewater Superintendent

About two months ago, the Town of Century announced it was in desperate need for waterwater treatment facility operator in order to... 

November 19, 2014 | Read the story »