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Sweet Math Project: Northview Students Supersize Candy

Sweet Math Project: Northview Students Supersize Candy

Geometry students at Northview High School recently completed a really sweet project — scaling ordinary candy packages into... 

October 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Five Questions For Florida DOC Secretary Michael Crews

Five Questions For Florida DOC Secretary Michael Crews

Gov. Rick Scott tapped Florida Department of Corrections Secretary Michael Crews two years ago to oversee an agency that is responsible... 

October 21, 2014 | Read the story »


Early Voting Begins With 1625 Ballots Cast In Escambia County

Monday was the first day of early voting in Escambia County, with 1,625 total ballots cast. In North Escambia, there were 97 ballots... 

October 21, 2014 | Read the story »


Florida DEP Open House For Home Buyers, Real Estate Agents, Developers

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Northwest District invites real estate agents, developers and potential... 

October 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Escambia (AL) Sheriff Candidate Heath Jackson Endorsed By Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Escambia (AL) Sheriff Candidate Heath Jackson Endorsed By Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Heath Jackson, Republican candidate for sheriff of Escambia County, AL, announced Monday that he has been endorsed by “America’s... 

October 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Owe Santa Rosa County Money? There Are New Payment Options

Customers owing money to Santa Rosa County  can now  establish payment plans using automated withdrawals from their checking account... 

October 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Northview FFA Receives National Grant For Poultry Project

The Northview High School FFA has received a Local Program Support Grant sponsored by the National FFA Alumni Association. The $1,000... 

October 20, 2014 | Read the story »

Weekend Gardening: Colorful Bedding Plants Can Brighten A Winter Day

by Santa Rosa Extension Service Decreasing day length is a signal to start preparing for winter. Soon, deciduous shrubs will drop... 

October 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: Fangate, The Winds Of War

An ill wind blew across Florida politics this week. And much of it was generated by an electric fan. Former Gov. Charlie Crist’s... 

October 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Mother And Son Indicted In Murder Of Covenience Store Owner

An Escambia County Grand Jury had indicted Dontonio Diaz Thornton and Willie Mae Thornton with one count of first degree murder-premeditated... 

October 18, 2014 | Read the story »

Tate Gets District Win Over Crestview (With Photo Gallery)

The Tate Aggies beat the Crestview Bulldogs Friday night, 42-28 With 6:31 to go in the first quarter, the Bulldogs took an early lead... 

October 18, 2014 | Read the story »

Suffering From Allergies? Don’t Blame The Goldenrods

The bright yellow flowers of the goldenrod are everywhere in the North Escambia area, taking the blame from allergy sufferers. But... 

October 18, 2014 | Read the story »

High School Football Finals

Here is a look at Friday night’s high school football finals score from around the area. FLORIDA Northview 43, Freeport 9 [Read... 

October 18, 2014 | Read the story »

Northview Pounds Freeport

The Northview Chiefs were ranked No. 5 in the state in Class 1A as they headed into a 43-9 pounding of the Freeport Bulldogs Friday... 

October 18, 2014 | Read the story »

NWS: Monday Night Storm Damage In Cottage Hill Was Not A Tornado

Damage to several homes and outbuilding in the Cottage Hill area Monday was not caused by a tornado — that’s the word... 

October 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Century Correctional K-9 Unit Places 2nd, Escambia Road Prison 6th, In Southern States Manhunt Competition

The Century Correctional Institution K-9 Unit placed second in the multi-leash division in the recent Southern States Manhunt Competition,... 

October 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Public Meeting To Address Roundabout At Mobile Highway, Beulah Road

The Florida Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting concerning the placement of a traffic roundabout at the intersection... 

October 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Amendment 3 Could Determine Future Of Florida Supreme Court

A low-profile ballot proposal that supporters say would avert a constitutional crisis but opponents say is nothing more than thinly-veiled... 

October 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Mosquito Borne Illness Alert Remains In Effect For Escambia County

An mosquito-borne illness alert  for Escambia County is continuing, according to the Florida Department of Health in Escambia County... 

October 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Foley Defeats Ernest Ward

The Foley Lions defeated the Ernest Ward Middle School Eagle Thursday night, 26-12. Ernest Ward, Escambia County’s only middle... 

October 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Tate Lady Aggies Softball to Host Softball Camp

The Tate High School Aggies Softball team will host a November Camp on Saturday, November 1st at the school’s softball field. There... 

October 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Supreme Court Rejects Cellphone Tracking By Police

Pointing to privacy rights, the Florida Supreme Court on Thursday said police need to get warrants before using cell-phone information... 

October 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Victims Identified In Jay Murder Suicide

The Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office has released the names of two people involved in an apparent-murder suicide near Jay... 

October 16, 2014 | Read the story »

State Selects Century To Participate In Competitive Florida Partnership

The Town of Century has been selected to participate in the  Competitive Florida Partnership, a rural community development initiative. The... 

October 16, 2014 | Read the story »

Young Wyatt Johnson Loses Fight Against Rare Disease

Wyatt Johnson of Century passed away late Wednesday afternoon in Atlanta. He was just two and a half. Wyatt suffered from a rare liver... 

October 16, 2014 | Read the story »

Two Bodies Found In Mobile Home

The bodies of a man and woman were found inside a mobile home in Ensley Wednesday night after neighbors called deputies saying the... 

October 16, 2014 | Read the story »

Cross Country: Northview, EWMS, Flomaton, Miller

About 90 runners took part in a cross country meet with Ernest Ward Middle, Flomaton High, Milton High, Northview High, Catholic High... 

October 16, 2014 | Read the story »

Governor’s Race Debate Blown Away By Crist, Scott Dispute Over Fan

After tens of millions of dollars worth of television commercials and the slinging of massive amounts of mud, could the Florida gubernatorial... 

October 16, 2014 | Read the story »

Free Hunter Safety Course Offered In Santa Rosa County

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free hunter safety course in Santa Rosa County. The class... 

October 16, 2014 | Read the story »

Molino Bar Wants Noise Ordinance Waived For Veteran’s Event

A Molino bar is asking the Escambia County Commission to waive the county’s noise ordinance for an all-day Veteran’s Remembrance... 

October 15, 2014 | Read the story »