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Pollard McCall Principal Hugh White Passes Away

Pollard McCall Principal Hugh White Passes Away

Hugh White, the principal of Pollard-McCall Junior High School, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly Saturday from natural causes.... 

May 23, 2015 | Read the story »

Northview Takes On Jay In Spring Game (With Photo Gallery)

Northview Takes On Jay In Spring Game (With Photo Gallery)

In the end, the scoreboard said the Northview Chiefs topped the Jay Royals 52-31 Friday night at Tommy Weaver Memorial Stadium in... 

May 23, 2015 | Read the story »


Memorial Day Closures

The following will be closed Monday in observance of the Memorial Day holiday: Escambia County Escambia County Board of County Commissioners West... 

May 23, 2015 | Read the story »


Bratt Elementary Presents Fifth Grade Awards

Bratt Elementary School presented the following fifth grade awards Friday: Honor Roll A’s & B’s Lakyn Bodiford Cassie Davis ... 

May 23, 2015 | Read the story »


FWC Law Enforcement Report

The Florida FWC Division of Law Enforcement reported the following activity during the weekly period ending May 21... 

May 23, 2015 | Read the story »


Spring Football: Tate Over PFHS In OT; West Florida Beats Washington

The Tate Aggies beat the Pine Forest Eagles 20-14 in overtime Friday night. The Aggie took a 14-0 lead in the first quarter on a 69-yard... 

May 23, 2015 | Read the story »

Northview Baccalaureate Service Set For Sunday Afternoon

Northview Baccalaureate Service Set For Sunday Afternoon

The Northview High School Baccalaureate Service will be held this Sunday, May 24 at Bratt First Baptist Church on Highway 4. The service... 

May 23, 2015 | Read the story »

Wahoos Top Generals

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos spotted Tim Adleman three runs and the tall righty handled the rest. Adleman improved to 2-3 with a 1.41... 

May 23, 2015 | Read the story »

Two Incidents Prompt School Lockdowns

Two different incidents Friday sent two Escambia County Schools into lockdown. At Pine Forest High School, the Escambia County Sheriff’s... 

May 22, 2015 | Read the story »

Escambia Man Gets 25 Years For Molesting Child

An Escambia County man was sentenced Wednesday to 25 years in state prison for  lewd or lascivious molestation of a victim under 12.... 

May 22, 2015 | Read the story »

Scott Signs Bills On Carrying Guns, Bolstering Child Protection

.Gov. Rick Scott signed 44 bills into law Thursday, including a measure that will allow Floridians without concealed-weapons licenses... 

May 22, 2015 | Read the story »

Lower LIP Funding Sets Stage For Session Debate

Florida can anticipate about $1 billion in funding for a health-care program at the center of a state budget standoff, a high-ranking... 

May 22, 2015 | Read the story »

West Florida’s Hicks Signs With Huntingdon College

Former Cantonment Cowboy and now West Florida High School senior Brandon Hicks has signed with Huntingdon College in Montgomery. Pictured:... 

May 22, 2015 | Read the story »

Weather Cancels Subway All Star Baseball And Softball Games

The Subway High School All-Star 2014-15 Series baseball and softball games at the University of West Florida were called Thursday... 

May 22, 2015 | Read the story »

64 Arrested In Warrant Sweep

An Escambia County Sheriff’s Office warrant sweep resulted in 64 arrests and 136 warrants being served. The sweep targeted those... 

May 22, 2015 | Read the story »

Wahoos Beat Jackson

Zach Vincej came into Thursday’s game hitting .200 with only one run-batted in for the Pensacola Blue Wahoos. However, the shortstop... 

May 22, 2015 | Read the story »

Scott: Lawmakers ‘Know My Priorities’ For Special Session

Gov. Rick Scott resumed his push Wednesday for a massive tax-cut package and a “historic” increase in school funding,... 

May 21, 2015 | Read the story »

Northview Grad Robinson Signs Pensacola State Basketball Scholarship

Neino Robinson, a 2014 graduate of Northview High School, signed a basketball scholarship Wednesday with Pensacola State College. The... 

May 21, 2015 | Read the story »

One Charged In Jay Burglaries

One person has been charged after three nearby businesses were burglarized on Commerce Street in Jay. Joshua Gay was arrested Wednesday... 

May 21, 2015 | Read the story »

Mississippi Downs Pensacola

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos and Mississippi Braves played five games that all went down to the wire at Pensacola Bayfront Stadium. If... 

May 21, 2015 | Read the story »

Escambia Holds Hurricane Drill

A hurricane drill was held Wednesday at the Escambia County Emergency Operations Center, giving local officials a chance to practice... 

May 21, 2015 | Read the story »

Republican Congressmen Call For LIP Extension

A dozen Republicans in Florida’s congressional delegation — including Jeff Miller — sent a letter this week to President... 

May 21, 2015 | Read the story »

Bond Set For Century Homicide Suspect; Trial Continued

A Century man accused in a January 31 shooting death in Century was due to appear in court Tuesday, but his trial has now been continued... 

May 20, 2015 | Read the story »

Ernest Ward Middle Presents Year-End Academic Awards

Ernest Ward Middle School recently presented the following academic awards for the 2014-2015 school year: Language Arts 6th Highest... 

May 20, 2015 | Read the story »

Lightning Strike Damages Home, Five Vehicles; Even Flattens Tires

A lightning strike left behind an odd trail of damage at a Molino home late Tuesday afternoon – even flattening vehicle tires. It... 

May 20, 2015 | Read the story »

Cantonment Student Named National Merit Scholarship Winner

A Cantonment resident has been named a National Merit $2,500 Scholarship winner. Olivia Y. Liseth iis one of Florida’s finalists... 

May 20, 2015 | Read the story »

Police Seek Suspects In iPad Thefts

The Brewton (AL) Police Department is seeking assistance in identifying the individuals pictured. They are suspected in the theft... 

May 20, 2015 | Read the story »

End Of An Era: Daniel Smillie Retires From Escambia Road Department

Daniel Smillie, Jr. was recently honored by the Escambia County Commission as he retired with 30 years of service as a field supervisor... 

May 20, 2015 | Read the story »

Summer Tryouts Next Week For Tate Softball, Northview Baseball, Tate Baseball

Northview High School Baseball and Tate High School softball have scheduled summer tryouts. The 2015 Class 7A Softball State Champion... 

May 20, 2015 | Read the story »

Hospitals To Scott: Go Look It Up Yourself

As Gov. Rick Scott’s newly created health-care commission prepares to meet Wednesday to begin sifting through data about hospital... 

May 20, 2015 | Read the story »

Wahoos Win Over Mississippi, Even Series

Starting pitcher Daniel Wright (2-4) was able to get some run support as the Pensacola Blue Wahoos (17-22) drove in a season-high... 

May 20, 2015 | Read the story »

Century Drive-by Shooting Under Investigation

An apparent drive-by shooting reported Monday in Century is under investigation. A resident of Archie Street called the Escambia County... 

May 19, 2015 | Read the story »