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ECSO ‘Clean Sweep’ Today In The Milestone Area

ECSO ‘Clean Sweep’ Today In The Milestone Area

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office and the 9 1/2 Mile Road Neighborhood watch will conduct an “Operation Clean Sweep”... 

April 17, 2014 | Read the story »


Amazon To Start Collecting Sales Tax In Florida

Internet giant Amazon.com will start to collect sales taxes on purchases made by Floridians starting May 1. For Floridians who are... 

April 17, 2014 | Read the story »


Man Sentenced For Sexual Misconduct At Juvenile Girls Facility

Ernest Lerenza Parker was sentenced Wednesday by Santa Rosa Circuit Judge John Simon to 25 years in prison followed by 10 years of... 

April 17, 2014 | Read the story »


Coalition Pushes For Open Government, Ethics Reforms

A coalition of groups called Wednesday for lawmakers to approve bills that would overhaul open-records and ethics laws before the... 

April 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Coaches Name Robinson To All-State First Team

Coaches Name Robinson To All-State First Team

The Florida Association of Basketball Coaches has named Northview’s Neino Robinson to the 2013-2014 Boys Class 1A All-State ... 

April 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Wahoos Fall 5-0 To Montgomery

Wahoos Fall 5-0 To Montgomery

On a crisp night at Pensacola Bayfront Stadium, the Pensacola Blue Wahoos (7-6) dropped game three of the five-game series with... 

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Tate, Jay To Play For District Championships After Wednesday Wins

The Tate Lady Aggies and the Jay Lady Royals will be in action tonight in their district softball championship games. The top-seeded... 

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FWC Sets Recreational Red Snapper Season To Begin May 24

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) set the Gulf recreational red snapper season in state waters Wednesday.... 

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Escambia Woman Dies In Highway 98 Crash

An Escambia County woman died in a two vehicle traffic crash Wednesday morning. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 89-year old... 

April 16, 2014 | Read the story »

Jury Recommends Death For Joshua Douglas

An Escambia County jury voted unanimously Tuesday to recommend the death sentence for 32-year old Joshua Wayne Douglas. Douglas was... 

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Tate Band Students Named To State Nine Star Honor Band

Five Tate High School band students have been named to the Nine Star Honor Band for the state of Florida. The Nine Star Honor Band... 

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Northview, Freeport Out Of District 3-1A Softball Tourney

The Northview Lady Chiefs and Freeport were knocked out of the District 3-1A Softball Tournament at Jay. In game one Tuesday afternoon,... 

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Abortion Parental Notice Case Divides Appeals Court

The girl was 17 years old, a good student, headed toward college — and pregnant. But her attempt to get an abortion without her... 

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Ho-Hum Legislative Session Not Just About Governor’s Race

Tax breaks are in. Gambling? No dice. Lower tuition is OK, but alimony is a no-no. Blame the GOP-dominated Legislature’s attempt... 

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Rep. Clay Ingram: Session Break

submitted by Rep. Clay Ingram It’s great to be home this week for a much needed break from Session. We’ve accomplished... 

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Man Sentenced To 330 Years For Child Sex Abuse

A Santa Rosa County man was sentenced to 330 year is prison Tuesday for the sexual abuse of three young girls. Circuit Judge John L.... 

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Wahoos Beat Biscuits 7-4

On a chilly night at Pensacola Bayfront Stadium, the Wahoos defeated the Biscuits 7-4 in the second game of the series. The Wahoos... 

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Woman Sentenced To 24 Years In Prison For Toddler Drowning Death

An Escambia County woman was sentenced Monday to 24 years in prison in connection with the drowning death of her toddler in a neighbor’s... 

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Name Released In Monday Fatal Shooting

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the victim in a fatal shooting in the Mayfair area of Escambia... 

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First Amendment Group Seeks Veto Of ‘Warning Shot’ Bill

The First Amendment Foundation on Monday asked Gov. Rick Scott to veto what has become known as the “warning shot” bill... 

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Wahoos Drop First Of Series 3-1 To Montgomery Biscuits

The Montgomery Biscuits took the first game of the series 3-1 over the Pensacola Blue Wahoos in a rain-shortened contest. The Wahoos... 

April 15, 2014 | Read the story »

Storms Cause Power Outages, Flooding

A line of storms created flooding, power outages and sparked a fire that destroyed a Molino home Monday night in the North Escambia... 

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Traffic Crash Claims The Life Of A Woman And Her Baby

A single vehicle crash Saturday night claimed the life of a young woman and her baby. Schintai Eberhart, 18, of Pensacola was ejected... 

April 14, 2014 | Read the story »

Wesley Graduates From Basic Training

Army Pfc. Garbell S. Wesley has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training,... 

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Log-A-Load Bass Tourney Results, Over $13K Awarded

Over $13,000 in prize money was awarded Saturday in the 18th Annual Charity Log A Load for Kids Bass Tournament held at Live Oak Landing... 

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Jay Girls Track Takes District 1-1A Crown; Boys Finish Fourth

The Jay High School girls track team won the District 1-1A championship, while the Jay boys finished in fourth place. Top Jay finishers... 

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Wahoos Finish Road Swing With 7-5 Over Huntsville

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos defeated the Huntsville Stars 7-5 in the final game of the five-game series. The Wahoos (6-4) won their final... 

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Barrineau Park 4-H Club Members Place In Santa Rosa Fair Livestock Show

The Barrineau Park 4-H Club is celebrating 100 years as the oldest continuous 4-H club in Florida and is also celebrating several... 

April 14, 2014 | Read the story »

Jay, UWF Hold Relay For Life Events (With Photo Gallery)

Hundreds of people took part in Relay for Life events this weekend in Jay and and at the University of West Florida. At the Jay Relay... 

April 13, 2014 | Read the story »

Molino’s Southern Mill And Supply To Close

The owners of Southern Mill and Supply in Molino announced Saturday that the business will close at the end of this month. Formerly... 

April 13, 2014 | Read the story »

FWC Law Enforcement Report

Florida FWC Division of Law Enforcement reported the following activity during the weekend ending April 10: ESCAMBIA COUNTY Officers... 

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