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Arrest Made, Drugs, Cash Seized In Warrant Sweep

Early this morning, members of the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team and Narcotics Unit served multiple search warrants... 

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Barth Road Railroad Crossing Closed

The CSX railroad crossing on North Barth Road at Brickyard Road in Molino is closed for construction, according to the Florida Highway... 

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Fish Fry Friday In Cantonment’s Carver Park

The Cantonment Improvement Committee will hold a fish fry in Carver Park Friday as a Relay for Life fundraiser. Plates will be available... 

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Scott Drops Fight For Welfare Applicant Drug Testing

After spending at least $300,000 of taxpayer money on legal expenses, Gov. Rick Scott is abandoning his fight to force welfare applicants... 

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Judge Tosses Out Florida Prison Whistleblower Case

A federal judge Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit filed by five Department of Corrections investigators who claimed they were retaliated... 

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Senate Panel Approves Bill Aimed At Rolling Back Student Exams

Amid conflicting reports about how well the state’s troubled online school-testing platform is working, a key Senate committee... 

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32 To Compete In ‘Miss EWMS’ Pageant Friday Night

Friday night, 32 young ladies will compete for the title of Miss EWMS. Tickets are available in advance for $5 for adults, $3 for... 

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Lady Jags Beat Navarre

The West Florida Lady Jaguars beat Navarre 6-3 on a warm and muggy night Wednesday. The Lady Jags will take on Pace Thursday night.... 

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Scott’s State Of The State Calls On ‘Florida Exceptionalism’ To Tout Agenda

Calling on something he termed “Florida exceptionalism,” Gov. Rick Scott used the annual State of the State address Tuesday... 

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Gulf Power: Power Grid Investment Paying Off In Reliability

Heavy rains cause a limb to fall on a power line. A smart device called a recloser senses the fault and de-energizes the line. The... 

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Escambia Suspends Computer Based Testing Another Day; Statewide Fallout Continues

The fallout continued Tuesday from the troubled rollout of the state’s online school-testing platform, with a pair of Senate... 

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Ernest Ward’s One Person Dive Team Takes Second At County

The Ernest Ward Middle School Dive Team received second place during the 2015 Escambia County Diving Championship at Washington High... 

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Baseball: Tate, Northview Win; Softball: Tate Falls, Northview Wins

Tate 9, Crestview 2 Tate 11 ,Crestview 0 (JV) The Tate Aggies beat Crestview 9-2 Tuesday night. Jesse Gunter took the win for the... 

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Radiothon On Nash, Soft Rock To Benefit Children’s Hospital

The 17th Annual Radiothon will be held March 4-6 in the lobby of The Children’s Hospital at Sacred.  All proceeds benefit The Children’s... 

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Northview Talent Show Is Thursday Night

The Northview High School Talent Show will be held  Thursday night beginning at 6:30 in the school theater. Special guests will be ... 

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Schools Experience State Testing Problems; Escambia Suspends Tuesday Tests

Students in Escambia County and across the state had problems logging on to the state’s new online-testing platform, raising... 

March 3, 2015 | Read the story »

A Century That Lasts Forever — Town Slogan Winner Awarded

Century Mayor Freddie McCall presented a personal $50 check Monday night to the winner of the town’s recent slogan contest.... 

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Northview Beats Escambia County

Northview 11, Escambia County High 1 Northview 4, Escambia County 1 (JV) The undefeated Northview Chiefs beat the Blue Devils of Escambia... 

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Extension Service Offering Beekeeping In The Panhandle Short Course

The UF/IFAS Extension Panhandle Agriculture Team is offering a beekeeping short- curse in March.  These classes will be offered ... 

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Prison Boss: ‘Free Passage’ For Guards Who Speak To Lawmakers

Corrections officers called to testify before state lawmakers won’t face retaliation, Department of Corrections Secretary Julie... 

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Lady Jags Beat Catholic

The West Florida Lady Jaguars beat Catholic 11-1 Monday night, coming off 2-1 loss to Walton Friday night. For photos from both... 

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Molino Man Arrested For Two Counts Of Attempted Murder

A Molino man has been arrest on two counts of attempted murder for a shooting in Pensacola last December. Johnny Walker, Jr., age 23... 

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Kidnapping Charges Dropped In Century Shooting Death Case

A Century man remains jailed for January 31 shooting death in Century , but some of the charges against him have been dropped because... 

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Driver Misses Curve, Hits Power Pole In Walnut Hill

There were no injuries when the driver of a vehicle missed a  90-degree curve on Kansas Road and destroyed a power pole Sunday night... 

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Ag Saves Workshop Series – Securing Your Farm’s Financial Future

Escambia County Extension and the University of Florida IFAS will host an Ag Saves Workshop Series beginning Tuesday, March 24. This... 

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