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Mostly Sunny Saturday

Mostly Sunny Saturday

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Saturday... 

February 28, 2015 | Read the story »


Questions Raised About Proposed Florida Pot Rule

A lawyer for the Legislature is questioning the Department of Health’s proposed medical-marijuana rule, slated for a public... 

February 28, 2015 | Read the story »


Judge Orders State To Pay Sansom Legal Fees

A Leon County circuit court judge ruled Friday that state taxpayers will have to cover hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal fees... 

February 28, 2015 | Read the story »

Tate High Drama To Host Dessert Theater Tonight

Tate High Drama To Host Dessert Theater Tonight

The Tate High School Drama department will host an entertaining dessert buffet Saturday night at 7:30 in the school cafetorium. The... 

February 28, 2015 | Read the story »

Today: 41st Annual Ruritan Farm Equipment Auction

Today: 41st Annual Ruritan Farm Equipment Auction

The 41st Annual Walnut Hill Ruritan Club Farm Equipment Auction is going on as of 9:30 this morning. The auction includes not only... 

February 28, 2015 | Read the story »

Baseball Wins For NHS, Tate; Softball Win For Tate

Baseball Wins For NHS, Tate; Softball Win For Tate

Tate 7, Washington 5 Tate 9, Washington 3 (JV) Tate 8, Washington 0 (9th) The Tate Aggies swept three from Washington Friday.  The... 

February 28, 2015 | Read the story »

Tate’s Sawyer Smith Gets Offer From Mississippi State

Tate’s Sawyer Smith Gets Offer From Mississippi State

Mississippi State has made an offer to Tate High School quarterback Sawyer Smith, the Tate Quarterback Club announced Friday.  He... 

February 28, 2015 | Read the story »

Local High Performing Schools Receive $3.3 Million In Bonus Money

High performing schools in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties are receiving over $3.3 million in School Recognition Program funding.... 

February 27, 2015 | Read the story »

Baseball Wins For Tate, Northview; Softball Wins For Tate, WFHS

BASEBALL Tate 2, West Florida 1 (9 innings) The Tate Aggies beat the West Florida Jaguars 2-1 in nine-innings. It was the first varsity... 

February 27, 2015 | Read the story »

Winning $57K Fantasy Five Ticket Sold In North Escambia

Someone is over $57,000 richer this morning after purchasing a winning Florida Lottery Fantasy 5 ticket in Cantonment. The ticket... 

February 27, 2015 | Read the story »

Northwest Escambia Fooball, Cheer Names New Directors

Northwest Escambia Football and Cheer has announced new board members and officers for the upcoming 2015 season. They are: Greg Gibson... 

February 27, 2015 | Read the story »

Stafford Announces Supervisor Of Elections College Scholarship Opportunity

Ecambia County Supervisor of Elections David Stafford has announced the 2015 Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections... 

February 27, 2015 | Read the story »

Escambia County Lighting Up The Night In Ensley Area

Escambia County is working to light up the night in portions of the Ensley area. The Operation Night Light Project is underway in the... 

February 26, 2015 | Read the story »

Tate High Drama To Host Dessert Theater Saturday Night

The Tate High School Drama department will host an entertaining dessert buffet Saturday night at 7:30 in the school cafetorium. The... 

February 26, 2015 | Read the story »

Blue Jacket Jamboree Set For March 7; Vendors Still Needed

The annual Blue Jacket Jamboree is returning to Northview High School on Saturday, March 7 with free admission. There are dozens... 

February 26, 2015 | Read the story »

Annual Walnut Hill Ruritan Farm Auction Is Saturday

The 41st Annual Walnut Hill Ruritan Club Farm Equipment Auction will be held this Saturday, February 28 beginning at 9:30 a.m. The... 

February 26, 2015 | Read the story »

Nelson Seeks Federal Probe Of Dozier School For Boys

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., has asked the U.S. Justice Department to launch an investigation into the shuttered Arthur G. Dozier... 

February 26, 2015 | Read the story »

RESTORE Committee To Evaluate, Recommend Scoring For Projects

Residents and stakeholders are encouraged to attend the upcoming RESTORE Advisory Committee (RAC) meeting on March 2. The RAC will... 

February 26, 2015 | Read the story »

Escambia Democratic Executive Committee Elects Officers

The Escambia County Democratic Executive Committee unanimously elected Mike Lowery, president of the Amalgamated Transit Union Local... 

February 25, 2015 | Read the story »

Escambia To Receive Almost $3 Million In Grant Funds For Flood Repairs

Escambia County will receive nearly $3 million in grant funding to assist with seven flood repair projects after money became available... 

February 25, 2015 | Read the story »

Escambia Deputies To Be On TV Show ‘Cops’

A ride-along with Escambia County Sheriff’s Office deputies will be featured on the next new episode of the television show... 

February 25, 2015 | Read the story »

Lane Restrictions On Highway 4 In Northern Santa Rosa

There will be intermittent lane restrictions on state roadways in Santa Rosa County as crews refurbish pavement markings through March... 

February 25, 2015 | Read the story »

McCullough Named Century Chamber’s Student Of The Year

Northview High School senior Jessica McCullough has been name the Century Chamber of Commerce’s Student of the Year.The annual... 

February 25, 2015 | Read the story »

Northview JV Beats Baker; Baker Tops NHS Varsity

The Northview Lady Chiefs split games with the Baker Gators Tuesday in Bratt. The NHS junior varsity defeated Baker 8-4, while the... 

February 25, 2015 | Read the story »

Tate’s Football Season Opener Not In Biloxi After All

The Tate High School Quarterback Club announced Tuesday that the school’s football season opener won’t be on the road after... 

February 25, 2015 | Read the story »

Barrineau Park Road Paved Into Alabama

Escambia County has completed paving a route across the Perdido River into Alabama. Over three years ago, Baldwin County paved 2.8... 

February 24, 2015 | Read the story »

First New Nursing Homes In Over A Decade Approved For Escambia, Santa Rosa

After more than a decade-long moratorium on adding nursing home beds, state regulators said Monday they have approved proposals for... 

February 24, 2015 | Read the story »

FDLE Arrests Two On Child Porn Charges

Florida Department of Law Enforcement Pensacola Regional Operations Center Special Agents arrested two local men on charges of possession... 

February 24, 2015 | Read the story »

10 Big Issues To Watch During 2015 Legislative Session

Florida lawmakers will gather March 3 in the Capitol for the pomp-filled start of the 2015 legislative session. Then the real work... 

February 24, 2015 | Read the story »

Tate, Northview Band Students Earn High Ratings At Districts

Over 100 Northview and Tate high school band students were awarded excellent and superior ratings recently at the Solo and Ensemble... 

February 24, 2015 | Read the story »

Lane Closures Planned For I-10 At Nine Mile Road

Traffic on I-10 will encounter lane restrictions at the bridge over Nine Mile Road, 1.6 miles west of Pine Forest Road, on Wednesday... 

February 24, 2015 | Read the story »

Cantonment Convicted Sex Offender Arrested

A convicted Cantonment sex offender was arrested for failing to register as required. Jessie J. Robinson, age 47 of 131 Robinson Street,... 

February 24, 2015 | Read the story »