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Manna Food Pantries Offering Limited Service Once Again

Manna Food Pantries Offering Limited Service Once Again

Manna Food Pantries’ main facility is partially restocked and the grassroots organization is once again  providing emergency... 

July 29, 2014 | Read the story »


Poll: Overwhelming Support For Medical Marijuana In Florida

Young and old Floridians overwhelmingly support letting sick patients get high for medical reasons, according to the latest poll on... 

July 29, 2014 | Read the story »


Local Forest Service Firefighters Deployed To Fight Western US Fires

Local area firefighters are among dozens being sent from the Florida Forest Service to help battle blazes in the western United States. There... 

July 29, 2014 | Read the story »


12 Elementary Schools To Add Extra Hour Due To Low Reading Scores

Due to low reading scores, a  dozen Escambia County elementary schools will have an extended school day when classes begin next month. The... 

July 29, 2014 | Read the story »


Doctors Will Appeal ‘Docs Vs. Glocks’ Ruling

Doctors and gun-control advocates said Monday they will appeal to the full 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals a ruling that upheld... 

July 29, 2014 | Read the story »


Four Busted For Commerical Burglaries

Four people have  been arrested in connection with a series of commercial burglaries in Escambia County. Last Friday morning, the... 

July 29, 2014 | Read the story »

Registration Event Today For Dancework Classes

Registration Event Today For Dancework Classes

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

July 29, 2014 | Read the story »

Braves Claim Third Straight Win Over Wahoos

Braves Claim Third Straight Win Over Wahoos

Make it three nights in a row that the Braves have claimed a 6-2 win over the Pensacola Blue Wahoos at Trustmark Park. The Braves used... 

July 29, 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

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

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 »

Back To School: Supply Lists

School starts Monday, August 18 in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties. Here are printable school supply lists from each elementary... 

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 »

Two Cantonment Residents Caught Burglarizing Barn

Two Cantonment residents were arrested after being caught stealing metal and equipment from a barn in the Cottage Hill area. John Henry... 

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 »

‘Great Day For Our Community’ — Immediate Financial Picture Improving For Atmore YMCA

About two weeks after announcing that they were on track to close the doors permanently next month, the Atmore YMCA director says... 

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 »

Greater Escambia Relay For Life Needs Volunteers Now

The Relay For Life of Greater Escambia is seeking volunteers – community leaders, cancer survivors, caregivers, and all others –... 

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 »