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School Orientations Begin This Week (With Complete Schedules)

School Orientations Begin This Week (With Complete Schedules)

orient-HS-2 School orientations, schedule pickups and elementary “meet the teacher” events begin this week in Escambia... 

August 4, 2015 | Read the story »

Over 1,000 Florida Hunters Bag Permits For Bear Hunt

Over 1,000 Florida Hunters Bag Permits For Bear Hunt

More than 1,00 permits to hunt bears this fall were sold by Tuesday morning, the first time in more than two decades that such licenses... 

August 4, 2015 | Read the story »


Sheriffs Cautious About Expanding Juvenile Citations

The use of civil citations to divert juvenile offenders from the justice system has spread to nearly all Florida counties. A new law... 

August 4, 2015 | Read the story »


Slight Rain Chance, High 96 Today

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly... 

August 4, 2015 | Read the story »


Mike Hill Files Proposal To Change ‘Bad Faith’ Law

Renewing efforts to pass a plan backed by business groups, a local Republican on Monday filed a bill that would change the state’s... 

August 4, 2015 | Read the story »


Man Wanted On Attempted Murder Charges

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office has named a suspect in shooting early last Friday moring at the Moreno Court Apartmenets. Anthony... 

August 4, 2015 | Read the story »

Former Sheriff Ron McNesby Seeks Office Again

Former Sheriff Ron McNesby Seeks Office Again

Former Escambia County Sheriff Ron McNesby pre-filed Monday to run for Escambia County Sheriff as a Republican in 2016. McNesby served... 

August 4, 2015 | Read the story »

Northview Mini-Cheerleader Camp Begins Thursday

Northview Mini-Cheerleader Camp Begins Thursday

The Northview High School cheerleaders will host their annual Mini-Cheer Camp beginning this Thursday. The camp will be held from... 

August 4, 2015 | Read the story »

Florida Forest Service Sends Crews To Battle California Wildfires

Florida Forest Service Sends Crews To Battle California Wildfires

The Florida Forest Service is sending a crew of 20 wildland firefighters to assist wildfire suppression efforts in northern California.,... 

August 4, 2015 | Read the story »

Wahoos And Suns Suspended

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos (20-16, 45-59) and the Jacksonville Suns (13-23, 42-63) were suspended due to rain in the third inning Monday... 

August 4, 2015 | Read the story »

Greathouse Retires From Sheriff’s Office After 31 Years

Sgt. Jay Greathouse retired Friday from the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office after 31 years of service to the citizens of Escambia... 

August 3, 2015 | Read the story »

July Was A Record Setting Kind Of Hot

The average daily temperature of 84.5 degrees in Pensacola during the month of July made it the fourth warmest July on record, according... 

August 3, 2015 | Read the story »

Barrel Racers Challenge Proposed Gambling Rules

Three newly filed leal challenges accuse gambling regulators of overstepping their authority with proposed rules that would prohibit... 

August 3, 2015 | Read the story »

Lawsuit Aims To Halt Return Of Bear Hunting

Conservation groups want a judge to shoot down the return of bear hunting in Florida and to halt the pending sale of bear-hunting... 

August 3, 2015 | Read the story »

Wahoos Fall Late To Suns

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos (20-16, 45-59) fell to the Jacksonville Suns (13-23, 42-63) 5-4 at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville... 

August 3, 2015 | Read the story »

Sheriff’s Office Continues Investigation Into Lincoln Park Death

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is continuing their investigation into a shooting death Tuesday night. About 7:30 p.m.,... 

August 2, 2015 | Read the story »

FWC Law Enforcement Report

The Florida FWC Division of Law Enforcement reported the following activity during the weekly period ending July... 

August 2, 2015 | Read the story »

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: Get The Message?

The number of ways to send or receive a message in today’s world is almost limitless. You can shoot off an email, bang out a... 

August 2, 2015 | Read the story »

Tallahassee Insiders Take Aim At Pot License

Influential Tallahassee insiders — and a former lawmaker who is the grandson of one of Florida’s most-renowned citrus... 

August 2, 2015 | Read the story »

Pensacola Captures Series Against Chattanooga With 8-1 Win

For 7.2 innings, Pensacola Blue Wahoos pitcher Barrett Astin gave up just two hits to the Chattanooga Lookouts — a team third in... 

August 2, 2015 | Read the story »

FDLE Arrests Escambia Man On Child Porn Charges

An Escambia County man was been arrested on child pornography charges by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. Fredrick Lamar... 

August 1, 2015 | Read the story »

Deputies Investigating Lloyd Street Death

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a woman was found dead inside a car. The woman’s body was found... 

August 1, 2015 | Read the story »

Confederate Monument Vandalized

Police are investigating after Pensacola’s Confederate monument in Lee Square was damaged by graffiti  The words “Confed... 

August 1, 2015 | Read the story »

Wahoos Even Series With Win Over Chattanooga

Cody Reed (W, 1-0) was stellar in his organizational debut Friday night at AT&T Field in Chattanooga, leading the Blue Wahoos... 

August 1, 2015 | Read the story »

Deputies Investigate Overnight Shooting

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an early morning shooting. About 1:15 a.m., deputies responded to a Shell... 

July 31, 2015 | Read the story »

US Supreme Court Targets Death Penalty Case From 1998 Nine Mile Popeye’s Murder

The U.S. Supreme Court this fall will hear arguments in a challenge to the way Florida sentences people to death — a challenge... 

July 31, 2015 | Read the story »

Free School Supplies Available Saturday In Century

Free school supplies will be available to those in need this Saturday in Century. The supplies will be distributed in memory of Dedria... 

July 31, 2015 | Read the story »

Langley Bell 4-H Center Earns Environmental, Energy Efficiency Award

The new Langley Bell 4-H Center on Stefani Road in Cantonment has received an environmental and energy efficiency award. The center... 

July 31, 2015 | Read the story »

Overturned Vehicle Found In Century Later Reported Stolen From Alabama

A vehicle found overturned in Century during the early morning hours of Wednesday was reported stolen a few hours later in Alabama. The... 

July 31, 2015 | Read the story »

Blood Centers Announce Merger

OneBlood, Inc. which includes the local area blood bank, is merging effective July 31 with The Blood Alliance, Inc. The newly formed... 

July 31, 2015 | Read the story »

Wahoos Fall In Pitcher’s Duel

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos (18-15, 43-57) were stymied at the plate in a 3-0 loss to the Chattanooga Lookouts (13-18, 56-43) Thursday... 

July 31, 2015 | Read the story »

Roof Fire At Nine Mile Road Chili’s Restaurant

Chili’s on Nine Mile Road was evacuated Wednesday afternoon after the roof caught fire. Firefighters said there was a roofing ... 

July 30, 2015 | Read the story »

Rep. Jeff Miller Won’t Seek Rubio’s Senate Seat

Rep. Jeff Miller of Chumuckla said Wednesday he won’t seek the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Marco Rubio. “Yesterday,... 

July 30, 2015 | Read the story »

Century Suffers Water Meter Woes After Company Goes Bankrupt

The Town of Century has been forced back to manually reading water meters, abandoning the automated reading capability of nearly 1,000... 

July 30, 2015 | Read the story »