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Schedule: Fourth Of July Activities, Fireworks

Schedule: Fourth Of July Activities, Fireworks

Here’s a guide to public, non-profit Fourth of July Fireworks shows across the North Escambia area: Saturday, July 4 Sertoma... 

July 4, 2015 | Read the story »

Survey: That July 4th Cookout Costs Less This Year

Survey: That July 4th Cookout Costs Less This Year

A Fourth of July cookout of Americans’ favorite foods including hot dogs, cheeseburgers, pork spare ribs, potato salad, baked beans,... 

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Winn Dixie To Donate Today’s Profits To Wounded Warrier Foundation

Winn Dixie To Donate Today’s Profits To Wounded Warrier Foundation

All profits generated at Winn Dixie stories today, July 4, will be donated in support of Wounded Warrior Project’s Independence... 

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Wahoos Beat Jacksonville

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos (4-4, 29-47) took the three-game series and a 7-6 advantage in the season series for the Golden Skillet... 

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4th Forecast: Hot, 60 Percent Chance Of Rain

4th Forecast: Hot, 60 Percent Chance Of Rain

Here is your official North Escambia forecast: Independence Day: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near... 

July 4, 2015 | Read the story »

Escambia Extension Urges Smart Grilling For Food Safety

Escambia Extension Urges Smart Grilling For Food Safety

Safety is an important consideration when operating a grill. Improper use can cause a fire or explosion. Keep the area around... 

July 4, 2015 | Read the story »

4th Weekend Recipes: Patriotic Pops, Ice Cream Sandwiches

4th Weekend Recipes: Patriotic Pops, Ice Cream Sandwiches

The Fourth of July calls for a carefree party, with good friends, fab food, fun and fireworks – a real star-studded holiday... 

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West Florida Library Summer Reading Program Continues

Young readers learned from Bucky & Gigi during the West Florida Library’s Summer Reading Club Programs.  Bucky & Gigi... 

July 3, 2015 | Read the story »

Escambia Insurance Agent Sentenced For Selling Fake Policies To NBA, NFL Players

An Escambia County insurance agent was sentenced to federal prison today for defrauding athletes by selling them fake insurance policies. Kevin... 

July 3, 2015 | Read the story »

Escambia Man Gets Life For Murder

An Escambia County man sentenced to life in prison Thursday for a local murder. Terrance Hartley was convicted of first degree premeditated... 

July 3, 2015 | Read the story »

Aggies End Summer Baseball Season With Wins Over WFHS

The Tate High School Aggie “A” team finished their summer ball series Thursday with an 11-3 win over West Florida High... 

July 3, 2015 | Read the story »

Abortion Waiting Period Back On Hold In Florida

In the latest move in a legal and political battle, a circuit judge has issued an order blocking a new law that requires women to... 

July 3, 2015 | Read the story »

Congressional Members Ask Scott To Toss Some Standardized Test Results

Ten Florida members of Congress asked Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday not to allow the state’s new standardized test to be used... 

July 2, 2015 | Read the story »

New Law Makes More Vaccines Available At Florida Pharmacies

Floridians are now able to receive more vaccines at their local pharmacies under a law that took effect Wednesday. Pharmacists were... 

July 2, 2015 | Read the story »

Man Gets Federal Prison Time For Weapon Possession During Shooting

An Escambia County man is headed to federal prison on a weapons charge in connection with shooting last year at a nightclub. Darius... 

July 2, 2015 | Read the story »

Escambia County RESTORE Project Portal Now Open

The Escambia County RESTORE Project Application Portal is now open and can be accessed by visiting restore.myescambia.com. The portal... 

July 2, 2015 | Read the story »

Special Session Over, But Spotlight On Florida Hospitals Continues

A panel formed by Gov. Rick Scott to examine the finances of hospitals and other parts of the health-care industry held its first... 

July 2, 2015 | Read the story »

Cunningham, Tanner Win 4-H Foundation Scholarships

Two Escambia County 4-H members who have excelled in both 4-H and academics have been awarded 4-H Foundation scholarships. Navy Federal... 

July 2, 2015 | Read the story »

Water District Adds New Escambia River Campsites To Reservation System

The Northwest Florida Water Management District has added 58 campsites to its online camping reservation system.  These campsites... 

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Jacksonville Tops The Blue Wahoos 6-2

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos welcomed a new slugger to its lineup Wednesday—right fielder Juan Duran. Duran, who is Pensacola’s single-season... 

July 2, 2015 | Read the story »

130 New Laws Take Effect In Florida

Wednesday, 130 new laws weny into effect today in Florida along with a record-setting budget approved by Legislature this year in... 

July 1, 2015 | Read the story »

Escambia Deputies, PPD Conduct Prostitution Sweep

For the last three weeks the ECSO Narcotics Unit has conducted a prostitution sweep in conjunction with the Pensacola Police Department.... 

July 1, 2015 | Read the story »

Status Of Abortion Law In Doubt After Court Ruling

The day before a new Florida law would have begun requiring women to wait 24 hours before having an abortion, a Leon County judge... 

July 1, 2015 | Read the story »

Proposed Gambling Rules Released, Changes For Poarch Creek’s Gretna Facility

After almost two years in the works, state gambling regulators on Tuesday released the latest version of proposed pari-mutuel regulations... 

July 1, 2015 | Read the story »

Northview Graduate Bryan Receives Correctional Peace Officers Scholarship

Northview High School graduate Megan Bryan has received a scholarship from the Correctional Peace Officers Foundation. Bryan, who... 

July 1, 2015 | Read the story »

ECAT Introduces New Tech Features

ECAT is offering two new tech features to improve customer service. There’s now free wi-fi service on all ECAT buses, and there... 

July 1, 2015 | Read the story »

Economic Development Group Launches FloridaWest

The area’s newest economic development agency was announced Tuesday night. The new organization, dubbed FloridaWest, announced... 

July 1, 2015 | Read the story »

Cantonment Man Gets 10 Years In Prison On Multiple Animal Cruelty Charges

A Cantonment man convicted on multiple animal cruelty charges was  sentenced Monday to 10 years in state prison. Randolph Hewell... 

June 30, 2015 | Read the story »

Florida Forest Service Sends Crews To Battle Wildfire In California

Florida has sent 40 land firefighters to assist with wildfire suppression efforts in California. “Florida Forest Service wildland... 

June 30, 2015 | Read the story »

Domestic Dispute Ends In Shooting, Suicide Near Flomaton

A family dispute turned violent Monday night just outside Flomaton, ending with a shooting and an apparent suicide, the Escambia County... 

June 30, 2015 | Read the story »

Escambia Man Gets Federal Prison For Child Porn

An Escambia County man was sentenced to prison Monday on child porn charges. Thomas Victor Sway, 25, was sentenced to eight years in... 

June 30, 2015 | Read the story »

Supreme Court Signs Off On Lethal Injection Protocol

.A sharply-divided U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a challenge to the lethal-injection protocol used in Oklahoma and other states,... 

June 30, 2015 | Read the story »