Other Top Stories:

Hot With Storms Today As Cold Front Approaches

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Monday A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms... 

July 28, 2014 | Read the story »


Parents Charged With Toddler’s Death

Parents Charged With Toddler’s Death

Two Escambia County parents have been charged with  homicide – negligent manslaughter in the death of their son, who went untreated... 

July 28, 2014 | Read the story »

Today Last Day To Register To Vote In August Primary

Today Last Day To Register To Vote In August Primary

Today is the last day to register to vote or change party affiliation for those who wish to cast a ballot in the August 26 Primary... 

July 28, 2014 | Read the story »


Frontier Communications Internet Outage Repaired

Technicians from Frontier Communications have repaired a high speed internet outage. Frontier customers in the Walnut Hill, Bratt,... 

July 28, 2014 | Read the story »


Day Of Hope: Free School Supplies, Backpacks, Groceries And More

Mark your calendars for August 16 — that’s when a free “Day of Hope” will offer  back to school supplies and... 

July 28, 2014 | Read the story »


Atmore Businessman Robert Faircloth Passes Away

Atmore businessman Robert Faircloth passed away Sunday morning. He was 84. Faircloth opened the Ponderosa Drive-In on South Main Street... 

July 28, 2014 | Read the story »

Northview QB Club Reschedules Softball Tourney; Still Accepting Registrations

Northview QB Club Reschedules Softball Tourney; Still Accepting Registrations

The Northview High School has rescheduled their double elimination coed softball tournament from August 2 to August 16. The tournament... 

July 28, 2014 | Read the story »

Braves Win Second Straight Over Pensacola Blue Wahoos 6-2

Braves Win Second Straight Over Pensacola Blue Wahoos 6-2

For the second straight night, the Braves scored three late runs to take down the Blue Wahoos 6-2 at Trustmark Park in Pearl, Miss.... 

July 28, 2014 | Read the story »

FWC Law Enforcement Report

The Florida FWC Division of Law Enforcement reported the following activity during the two week period ending July 24. ESCAMBIA COUNTY Officer... 

July 27, 2014 | Read the story »

University Of Florida Study: Peanut Butter Sniff Test Could Diagnose Alzheimer’s

Detecting early stage Alzheimer’s disease may be as easy as sniffing a dollop of peanut butter. Researchers at the University of... 

July 27, 2014 | Read the story »

Rolfe Completes Basic Military Training

Air Force Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Alec D. Rolfe graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland,... 

July 27, 2014 | Read the story »

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: Different Speeds For Justice, Politics

The justice system tends to move very slowly, and this week it seemed to be struggling to keep up with politics. A circuit judge in... 

July 27, 2014 | Read the story »

Wahoos Drop Opener To Braves

Ben Lively (L, 0-5) was solid in the series opener against the Mississippi Braves on Saturday night at Trustmark Park, but he was... 

July 27, 2014 | Read the story »

Weekend Gardening: Distinctly Southern Hydrangeas

by Santa Rosa County Extension Nothing defines a southern landscape more than hydrangeas. These beautiful, large flowering shrubs... 

July 26, 2014 | Read the story »

Wahoos Record 100th Sellout With Win Over Mobile’s Baybears

On a historic night when the Pensacola Blue Wahoos recorded their 100th sellout in only its third season, Michael Lorenzen became... 

July 26, 2014 | Read the story »

No Injuries In Early Morning Wreck That Blocked Hwy 29 In Molino

There were no injuries in a single vehicle rollover accident early this morning that blocked traffic on Highway 29 in Molino. The driver... 

July 25, 2014 | Read the story »

Hall, Patee Apoointed To Escambia County Extension Council

Two new members were appointed Thursday night to the Escambia County Extension Council by the Escambia County Commission. Janean “Karen”... 

July 25, 2014 | Read the story »

Monday Last Day To Register To Vote In August Primary

According to Escambia County Supervisor of Elections David H. Stafford, Monday, July 28 is the last day to register to vote or change... 

July 25, 2014 | Read the story »

Registration Event Scheduled For Danceworks Classes

Registration is underway for Heather Leonard’s Danceworks, and a registration event will be held Tuesday in Byrneville. The registration... 

July 25, 2014 | Read the story »

Varsity Northview Cheerleaders Attend Florida State Camp

The Northview High School varsity cheerleaders recently attended a two-night stunt camp at Florida State University. The team received... 

July 25, 2014 | Read the story »

Three In A Row: Blue Wahoos Beat The Mobile BayBears

Bryson Smith broke an 0-for-15 slump since returning to the Pensacola Blue Wahoos lineup in Hollywood-type fashion. Smith belted... 

July 25, 2014 | Read the story »

Appeals Court Upholds Conviction Of Molino Robber That Wore Underwear On His Head

The Florida First District Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction of a Molino man that robbed a local pharmacy in 2010 while wearing... 

July 24, 2014 | Read the story »

Free Beans And Rice Giveaway Saturday In Cantonment

Saint Monica’s Episcopal Church will be distributing free dried pinto beans and uncooked rice beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday at... 

July 24, 2014 | Read the story »

Local Agricultural Innovators Receive National Attention

Several  North Escambia area agricultural locations were featured  to extension educators from across the country Wednesday. Over... 

July 24, 2014 | Read the story »

Ernest Ward Middle Cheerleaders Attend Summer Camp

The 2014-2015 Ernest Ward Middle School Cheerleaders attended a three-day Universal Cheerleaders Association camp at the school this... 

July 24, 2014 | Read the story »

Farm Services Agency Moving To Jay To Better Serve Escambia, Santa Rosa Producers

The USDA Farm Services Agency in Milton will soon make the move to Jay to better serve agricultural producers in both Escambia and... 

July 24, 2014 | Read the story »

Plane Crash Victims Identified

The Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office has identified the victims in a Wednesday plane crash as 67-year old Dean Legidakes and 15-year... 

July 24, 2014 | Read the story »

Redistricting Clash Heats Up As Hearing Approaches

Voting-rights advocates and the Legislature squabbled Wednesday about when the state’s congressional elections should be held... 

July 24, 2014 | Read the story »

Wahoos Win Second Straight

How can you out do the excitement of having two of the greatest football players in college history at the Pensacola Blue Wahoos... 

July 24, 2014 | Read the story »

Emergency Program Flood Repairs Begin At UWF

The University of West Florida did not escape the April 30th flood unscathed, and workers will began to make repairs Thursday in hopes... 

July 24, 2014 | Read the story »

Manna To Resume Feeding Hungry

After losing all its food to recent flooding, Manna Food Pantries’ main facility is partially restocked and the grassroots organization... 

July 23, 2014 | Read the story »

‘Hurricane Tax’ On Florida Insurance Policies To End 18 Months Early

An extra charge on property-insurance and auto-insurance policies to cover claims paid for the 2004 and 2005 hurricane seasons will... 

July 23, 2014 | Read the story »

Man Pleads Not Guilty To Shooting Fleeing Son On Riding Lawn Mower

A Walnut Hill man has pleaded not guilty at an arraignment hearing for allegedly shooting his son on a riding lawn mower. Marshall... 

July 23, 2014 | Read the story »