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Escambia Deputies, PPD Conduct Prostitution Sweep

Escambia Deputies, PPD Conduct Prostitution Sweep

For the last three weeks the ECSO Narcotics Unit has conducted a prostitution sweep in conjunction with the Pensacola Police Department.... 

July 1, 2015 | Read the story »

Northview Graduate Bryan Receives Correctional Peace Officers Scholarship

Northview Graduate Bryan Receives Correctional Peace Officers Scholarship

Northview High School graduate Megan Bryan has received a scholarship from the Correctional Peace Officers Foundation. Bryan, who... 

July 1, 2015 | Read the story »

ECAT Introduces New Tech Features

ECAT Introduces New Tech Features

ECAT is offering two new tech features to improve customer service. There’s now free wi-fi service on all ECAT buses, and there... 

July 1, 2015 | Read the story »


Showers, Thunderstorms Again Today

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with... 

July 1, 2015 | Read the story »


130 New Laws Take Effect Today In Florida

Today, 130 new laws go into effect today in Florida along with a record-setting budt  Legislature this year in the regular and special... 

July 1, 2015 | Read the story »


Status Of Abortion Law In Doubt After Court Ruling

The day before a new Florida law would have begun requiring women to wait 24 hours before having an abortion, a Leon County judge... 

July 1, 2015 | Read the story »

Proposed Gambling Rules Released, Changes For Poarch Creek’s Gretna Facility

Proposed Gambling Rules Released, Changes For Poarch Creek’s Gretna Facility

After almost two years in the works, state gambling regulators on Tuesday released the latest version of proposed pari-mutuel regulations... 

July 1, 2015 | Read the story »

Florida Forest Service Sends Crews To Battle Wildfire In California

Florida has sent 40 land firefighters to assist with wildfire suppression efforts in California. “Florida Forest Service wildland... 

June 30, 2015 | Read the story »

Escambia Man Gets Federal Prison For Child Porn

An Escambia County man was sentenced to prison Monday on child porn charges. Thomas Victor Sway, 25, was sentenced to eight years in... 

June 30, 2015 | Read the story »

Supreme Court Signs Off On Lethal Injection Protocol

.A sharply-divided U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a challenge to the lethal-injection protocol used in Oklahoma and other states,... 

June 30, 2015 | Read the story »

Escambia Academy Names New Softball, Baseball Coaches

New baseball and softball coaches have been name at Escambia Academy outside Atmore. Allie Park has been named the new softball coach.... 

June 30, 2015 | Read the story »

Stuck Car Carrier Slows Highway 29 Traffic

A stuck car-carrier created minor traffic delays on Highway 29 Monday evening. The car-carrier trailer bottomed-out in the driveway... 

June 30, 2015 | Read the story »

Blue Wahoos Drop Game, And Series, To Mississippi

Barrett Astin made a good showing in his Double-A debut for the Pensacola Blue Wahoos after getting called up from the High-A Daytona... 

June 30, 2015 | Read the story »

Register Now For Camp Fire Wild And Wise Day Camps In Century Or Pensacola

Space is available for July at Camp Fire Gulf Wind’s WILD & WISE Safari camp in Century, Pensacola or Milton. Each week,... 

June 29, 2015 | Read the story »

Council on Aging Offers Cool Tips For Beating The Heat

As summer approaches and temperatures begin to rise, the elderly will be particularly vulnerable to heat-related illnesses like heat... 

June 29, 2015 | Read the story »

FWC: Summer Best Time To Take A Hunter Safety Class

With the dog days of summer almost upon us, it’s sometimes hard to even think about hunting. But if you’re age 16 to 40 and haven’t... 

June 29, 2015 | Read the story »

Escambia Sex Offender Busted In FDLE Operation

An Escambia County sex offender was among 42 arrested during a month and a half long operation coordinated by the Florida Department... 

June 29, 2015 | Read the story »

Mississippi Tops Wahoos

The Mississippi Braves evened the series at two games apiece against the Pensacola Blue Wahoos with a 3-1 victory Sunday at Trustmark... 

June 29, 2015 | Read the story »

Have You Registered Your Emergency Contact Info?

Florida’s Emergency Contact Information system reached a milestone this week, surpassing the 10 million mark in the number of people... 

June 29, 2015 | Read the story »

Caregivers Mirror Wounded Warrior Struggles

Megan Fugitt was enjoying life as a newly-wed when in an instant, she went from being a wife to a caregiver. Fugitt’s husband,... 

June 28, 2015 | Read the story »

Deputies Seek Truck Possibly Involved In Shooting

s The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a vehicle that was believed to be occupied by three people during a shooting... 

June 28, 2015 | Read the story »

Female Ejected In Rollover Crash

One person was ejected in a two vehicle crash Saturday evening near Pine Forest Road and Highway 297A.  The female driver was transported... 

June 28, 2015 | Read the story »

Sheriff’s Office To Host Church Safety And Security Workshop

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is inviting all ministers and concerned church members to attend a special conference... 

June 28, 2015 | Read the story »

Wahoos Top The MS Braves

Before the end of the first half of Southern League play, Pensacola Blue Wahoos manager Pat Kelly said he needed a closer. That closer... 

June 28, 2015 | Read the story »

Cantonment Dollar General Robbery Under Investigation (With Video)

An armed robbery at the Dollar General in Cantonment is under investigation. The holdup happened just after 8:00 a.m. Friday at the... 

June 27, 2015 | Read the story »

Escambia Man Faces Up To 40 Years For Drive-By Shooting

An Escambia County man is facing up to 40 years in prison for a 2014 drive-by shooting. Ahmad Sheaffers was  convicted by an Escambia... 

June 27, 2015 | Read the story »

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Same-Sex Marriage

In a landmark decision heralded by gay-rights supporters, a closely divided U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Friday that same-sex couples... 

June 27, 2015 | Read the story »

Showers And Thunderstorms Likely Today And Sunday

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around... 

June 27, 2015 | Read the story »

Aggies Tie Navarre, Beat Catholic In Milton Tourney

In summer baseball Friday, the Tate High School Aggie  A Team tied Navarre 7-7 in game one of the Milton Panther Tournament. In game... 

June 27, 2015 | Read the story »

Weekend Gardening: Tomato Pests

June is prime time for growing tomatoes here in Escambia County, but it’s also the best time to see a lot of pests in tomatoes... 

June 27, 2015 | Read the story »

Mississippi Beats The Wahoos

After giving up six runs in 4.1 innings in his last start against the Mobile BayBears, Pensacola righty Daniel Wright gave up just... 

June 27, 2015 | Read the story »

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: No So Lazy Days Of Summer

After the merciful end of the special session and the months-long process of legislating, it looked like this week would be the beginning... 

June 27, 2015 | Read the story »