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New Fiber Optic Internet Connection Being Installed For Schools

New Fiber Optic Internet Connection Being Installed For Schools

A new fiber optic cable is being installed in the Byrneville, Bratt and Walnut Hill areas. The fiber connection is being installed... 

August 28, 2014 | Read the story »

Rain Chances Building Into The Weekend

Rain Chances Building Into The Weekend

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Thursday A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly... 

August 28, 2014 | Read the story »


Workshop To Explore 6-Laning Highway 29 South Of 9½ Mile

The Florida Department of Transportation  will host a public workshop concerning proposed improvements to Highway 29 from I-10 to ... 

August 28, 2014 | Read the story »


Blood Drive Today At Century Correctional Institution

A blood drive will be held from 1-5 p.m. today in the parking lot of the Century Correctional Institution on Tedder Road. All donors... 

August 28, 2014 | Read the story »


UF Report: Florida Consumer Confidence Holds Steady

The state’s consumer confidence remains at a post-recession high for the third consecutive month, according to a University of... 

August 28, 2014 | Read the story »

Citizens Insurance Seeks Rate Cuts For Inland Homeowners

Citizens Insurance Seeks Rate Cuts For Inland Homeowners

Citizens Property Insurance Corp. wants state regulators to reduce base rates for the majority of its policyholders for the first... 

August 28, 2014 | Read the story »

No Surprises: With Primaries Over, Scott And Crist Look Toward November

Republican incumbent Rick Scott and Democrat Charlie Crist are headed for a November battle of the governors after both easily sailed... 

August 27, 2014 | Read the story »

Complete Escambia Election Results

Here are complete, but unofficial, election results from Tuesday’s primary election in Escambia County:  Read More →

August 27, 2014 | Read the story »

Sheldon Advances To Take On AG Pam Bondi

Democratic voters believe George Sheldon, a former Department of Children and Families secretary, is their best hope to take on Republican... 

August 27, 2014 | Read the story »

2014 Escambia County Youth Farm Bureau Speech Contest Entry Deadline Near

The Escambia County Farm Bureau Board of Directors, in collaboration with UF/IFAS Extension Escambia County Extension, EscaRosa... 

August 27, 2014 | Read the story »

Escambia Sheriff’s Office Schedules Drug Take-Back

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is once again teaming up with Walgreens for another a drug take-back program with drop off... 

August 27, 2014 | Read the story »

Wahoos Ends Year At Home With 6-2 Win Over Montgomery

The Pensacola Blue s ended the 2014 season with a standing ovation from the packed stadium. It was a heart-felt and electrifying moment... 

August 27, 2014 | Read the story »

Teen Struck By Vehicle On Nine Mile Road

A teen is in serious condition after being struck a vehicle on Nine Mile Road Monday night. According to the Florida Highway Patrol,... 

August 26, 2014 | Read the story »

GED Classes Offered In Molino

GED  classes will resume Thursday, September 4 from 6-8 p.m. at the Molino Community Center. Classes will be on Monday and Thursday... 

August 26, 2014 | Read the story »

Alabama Death Row Inmate Commits Suicide

Alabama death row inmate Justin Hosch, 26, died of an apparent suicide Monday at Holman Prison in Atmore, according to the Alabama... 

August 26, 2014 | Read the story »

Lineworker Appreciation Day Was Tuesday

When Robert Duke was growing up in the Pensacola area, he spent a lot of time at a restaurant where Gulf Power linemen would come... 

August 26, 2014 | Read the story »

Florida Workers Comp Rates Could Be Trimmed

Florida employers could see the first overall reduction in workers-compensation insurance rates in four years. An overall 2.5 percent... 

August 26, 2014 | Read the story »

Northwest Escambia Chiefs Open Play In Excel Jamboree

The Northwest Escambia Chiefs traveled to Excel this past Saturday for a Jamboree at Excel (AL) High School. Results were as follows: Freshman... 

August 26, 2014 | Read the story »

Wahoos Lose To Biscuits

Kyle Waldrop became the first Pensacola Blue Wahoos player this season to earn the Southern League’s Player of the Week honors Monday. As... 

August 26, 2014 | Read the story »

Man Missing Since Saturday Found Alive

A man missing Saturday has been found alive, according to the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office.  Randal “Randy”... 

August 25, 2014 | Read the story »

Escambia, Santa Rosa Farm Bureaus Donate 1.5 Tons Of Peanut Butter To Manna

The Florida Peanut Producers and the Farm Bureau in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties teamed up to donate one and a half tons of peanut... 

August 25, 2014 | Read the story »

Stafford: Election Day Tips

Supervisor of Elections David H. Stafford offers Escambia County voters the follow tips to prepare for Tuesday’s primary election... 

August 25, 2014 | Read the story »

State Parties Rake In Millions Ahead Of Elections

The Republican Party of Florida raised about $14.9 million in a little less than five months, while the Florida Democratic Party collected... 

August 25, 2014 | Read the story »

Wahoos Win At Home Against The Montgomery Biscuits

Excitement ran high when Ben Lively toed the mound for the first time in his hometown for the Double-A Pensacola Blue Wahoos. A much... 

August 25, 2014 | Read the story »

Pedestrian Struck And Killed

An Escambia County pedestrian was killed Saturday night when she stepped into the path of a Dodge Caravan on Pace Boulevard near Jordan... 

August 24, 2014 | Read the story »

Early Morning Wreck Cuts Power, Closes Roads In Byrneville For Hours

Numerous Byrneville area residents were left without power during humid early morning hours of Sunday after a single vehicle accident. The... 

August 24, 2014 | Read the story »

Church Takes Cardboard Testimonies Highway 29, Sharing Stories Of Faith

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But a few words on piece of plain brown cardboard can tell a life story and story of... 

August 24, 2014 | Read the story »

Escambia Early Voting Ends With 4,354 Ballots Cast

The final, unofficial early voting tally in Escambia County was 4,354 when eight days of early voting came to a close Saturday afternoon. Polls... 

August 24, 2014 | Read the story »

Looking Back: Escambia Railway Engines In 1942

Here are two photographs of Escambia Railway engines that were taken 72 years ago this weekend. The Escambia Railway was operated... 

August 24, 2014 | Read the story »

Photos: Northview Band, Dance Team, NJROTC And Dance Team

The Northview High School Chiefs played a Garnet and Gold scrimmage game Friday night. The Tribal Beat Band, cheerleaders, dance team... 

August 24, 2014 | Read the story »

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: Nobody’s Perfect

What’s the old saying? You win some and you lose some? That was the case for the state in court this week, where attorneys won... 

August 24, 2014 | Read the story »