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National Junior Honor Society At Ernest Ward Middle Inducts New Members

National Junior Honor Society At Ernest Ward Middle Inducts New Members

Sixty students were inducted into the National Junior Honor Society during a candlelight ceremony Friday at Ernest Ward Middle School. The... 

April 18, 2015 | Read the story »

Flash Flood Watch: Weekend Rain Chances Remain High

Flash Flood Watch: Weekend Rain Chances Remain High

A flash flood watch continues. Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Saturday Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly... 

April 18, 2015 | Read the story »


FWC Law Enforcement Report

The Florida FWC Division of Law Enforcement reported the following activity during the weekly period ending April 16 in... 

April 18, 2015 | Read the story »


Florida House To Consider Abortion Waiting Period

The House on Tuesday is expected to take up a controversial bill that would require a 24-hour waiting period before women could have... 

April 18, 2015 | Read the story »


Corrections Agency Settles With Paralyzed Inmate

A paralyzed inmate at a Northwest Florida prison who was denied the use of a wheelchair and faced retaliation for suing the Department... 

April 18, 2015 | Read the story »


Blue Wahoos Split Doubleheader With Smokies

The Blue Wahoos split Friday night’s doubleheader against the Tennessee Smokies on an evening where Pensacola’s starting pitchers,... 

April 18, 2015 | Read the story »

The Power Of Evangelism: ‘Strength Team’ Founder To Speak In Molino

The Power Of Evangelism: ‘Strength Team’ Founder To Speak In Molino

Mike Hagen of the Strength Team will be the guest speaker this Sunday morning during the monthly Men’s Breakfast at Highland... 

April 18, 2015 | Read the story »

Scott To File Suit Against Feds Over Health Funding

In a new sign of escalating tensions between state and federal officials, Gov. Rick Scott announced Thursday he will sue the federal... 

April 17, 2015 | Read the story »

Molino Park Presents ‘Alphabet Adventures of Sometimes Y’

The first grade classes at Molino Park Elementary School presented “The Alphabet Adventures of Sometimes Y” Thursday... 

April 17, 2015 | Read the story »

Tate Aggies Wrap Regular Season At 21-4 With Milton Win

The Tate High School Aggies beat Milton Thursday night 3-1 to end the regular season with at 21-4. For Tate, Jared Hatch picked up... 

April 17, 2015 | Read the story »

Four In A Row: Jay Lady Royals Win 12-Inning District Championship Battle

The Jay Lady Royals won their fourth District 3-1A championship in a row Thursday night 7-6 in a hard fought 12-inning battle over... 

April 17, 2015 | Read the story »

Defending State Champ West Florida Drops Close District Final Game

The defending 4A state champion West Florida Lady Jaguars lost to the Walton Braves 2-1 in the District 1-4A championship game Thursday. The... 

April 17, 2015 | Read the story »

Escambia Academy Wins Boys Track State Championship

The Escambia Academy boys track team won the 3A AISA State Championship held in Selma, AL. Escambia Academy is located in Canoe, AL,... 

April 17, 2015 | Read the story »

Smokies Win Their Season Opener Against Blue Wahoos

Marquez Smith hit a pinch-hit, two-out double in the top of the ninth inning Thursday against the Tennessee Smokies. Pensacola Blue... 

April 17, 2015 | Read the story »

Evers’ School Gun Bill Likely Dead

A Senate bill that would allow school superintendents to tap employees or volunteers to carry concealed weapons on school property... 

April 16, 2015 | Read the story »

Escambia Man Convicted On Child Porn Charges

A federal trial jury convicted Thomas Victor Sway, 24, of Pensacola, of receipt, attempted receipt, and possession of child pornography. At... 

April 16, 2015 | Read the story »

Overtime Looming For Lawmakers; Won’t Be Able To Wrap Budget By May 1

Ending weeks of speculation, Republican legislative leaders Wednesday acknowledged they won’t be able to wrap up budget negotiations... 

April 16, 2015 | Read the story »

House To Back Experimental Drug Bill For Terminally Ill

The House appears poised to approve a bill that could help clear the way for terminally ill patients to use experimental drugs —... 

April 16, 2015 | Read the story »

Florida Wildlife Officials Support Black Bear Hunts

Black bears are closer to being placed on the state’s wildlife hunting calendar for the first time in more than 20 years. The... 

April 16, 2015 | Read the story »

Tate, Jay Advance In Baseball Districts; Tate Baseball Beats Pace

SOFTBALL DISTRICT PLAYOFFS District 1-7A Tate 9, Crestview 0 The rain held off long enough for the Tate Lady Aggies advance to the... 

April 16, 2015 | Read the story »

Arrest Made In 2014 Escambia Homicide

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest in the August 20, 2014, murder of Tyler Evans, whose remains were found... 

April 15, 2015 | Read the story »

House Closes Door On Liquor, Groceries Debate

A House committee slammed the door Tuesday on a proposal to relax an 80-year-old state law that requires liquor stores to be stand-alone... 

April 15, 2015 | Read the story »

Scott Signs Bill To Scale Back Student Testing

Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday signed a wide-ranging bill aimed at rolling back the number of tests given to public school students, capping... 

April 15, 2015 | Read the story »

Florida Dept. Of Corrections Revamps Policies On Use Of Force

Florida Department of Corrections Secretary Julie Jones plans to bar the use of chemical agents on prisoners with histories of respiratory... 

April 15, 2015 | Read the story »

Softball Districts: West Florida Wins, Northview Out

The West Florida Lady Jaguars beat Marianna in a late game Tuesday night in the first round on the District 1-4A playoffs. Weather... 

April 15, 2015 | Read the story »

Brawl Outside Bar Ends With Five Arrested, Injuries, Deputy Hit With Beer

Five people were arrested after a brawl in the parking lot of a Cantonment bar that injured two people and a deputy. According to... 

April 14, 2015 | Read the story »

Showers, Thunderstorms Continue

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Tuesday Night Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could... 

April 14, 2015 | Read the story »

Pedestrian Dies Week After Crash

An Escambia County pedestrian struck by a vehicle a week ago has passed away. Robert Nigel Johnson, 53, was walking south across Highway... 

April 14, 2015 | Read the story »

Driver Uninjured When Car Flips Into Ditch

A driver escaped injury Monday night when she flipped her car into a ditch near Bratt. The woman lost control of her vehicle and overturned,... 

April 14, 2015 | Read the story »

Bigfoot Monster Truck Visits Local Company That Keeps It Running

Bigfoot monster truck “Trick Flow” made a stop by sponsor Alto Products in Atmore Monday afternoon. The truck achieves... 

April 14, 2015 | Read the story »

House To Consider Online Voter Registration

The House on Wednesday is expected to take up a bill that would lead to online voter registration in Florida. The bill  is one of... 

April 14, 2015 | Read the story »

Rubio’s Running For President

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio announced Monday he will run for president in 2016, setting off a cascade of political dominos that could reshape... 

April 14, 2015 | Read the story »