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Vote 2016: Q&A With District 5 Commission Candidates

Vote 2016: Q&A With District 5 Commission Candidates

The Greater Pensacola Chamber sent an online questionnaire to local candidates running for Escambia County Commission. Questions... 

July 24, 2016 | Read the story »

Powerball Rolls Over Again To $422 Million

Powerball Rolls Over Again To $422 Million

There were no winners in Saturday night’s $390 million Powerball drawing. The Powerball jackpot has now rolled over 22 times... 

July 24, 2016 | Read the story »

EREC Installs Solar Project As Educational Tool

EREC Installs Solar Project As Educational Tool

Due to members’ growing interest in renewable energy sources – particularly solar –  EREC has completed construction of... 

July 24, 2016 | Read the story »


More Scattered Showers For Sunday

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am.... 

July 24, 2016 | Read the story »


FDOT: Weekly Traffic Alerts

Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the following state roads in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties as crews perform construction... 

July 24, 2016 | Read the story »

Wahoos Beat Biloxi 7-3

Wahoos Beat Biloxi 7-3

Blue Wahoos down Shuckers, 7-3, to clinch series. Pensacola right fielder Sebastian Elizalde has struggled at the plate in the second... 

July 24, 2016 | Read the story »

Scott: Pensacola Area Employment Ticks Upward

Governor Rick Scott announced today that the Pensacola area added 1,700 new private-sector jobs over the year in June. The area’s... 

July 23, 2016 | Read the story »

District 5 Commissioner To Hold Town Hall Meeting

Escambia County District 5 Commissioner Steven Barry will host a town hall meeting on Monday at 5:30 p.m. at the Langley Bell 4-H... 

July 23, 2016 | Read the story »

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: Not Exactly A ‘Conventional Convention’

It wasn’t exactly a scripted lovefest. Unless the scripting was done by the folks who put on professional wrestling matches. The... 

July 23, 2016 | Read the story »

Biloxi Beats The Wahoos

The Biloxi Shuckers got the better of the Pensacola Blue Wahoos lineup Friday, allowing just two hits in a 3-2 victory over Pensacola... 

July 23, 2016 | Read the story »

FHP Searching For Driver That Hit 15-Year Old

The Florida Highway Patrol is looking for a hit and run drive that struck a juvenile pedestrian early this morning. Brianna Nicole... 

July 22, 2016 | Read the story »

Trump Delivers Message: ‘I Am With You’

[Cleveland, OH] Accepting perhaps the most unlikely major-party nomination in American history, Donald Trump used his prime time... 

July 22, 2016 | Read the story »

Reagan’s Former PAC Endorses Rebekah Bydlak For Congress

Congressional candidate Rebekah Bydlak of Cantonment announced that she has earned the endorsement of Citizens for the Republic, Ronald... 

July 22, 2016 | Read the story »

OneBlood To Begin Testing Blood Donations For Zika Virus

As of August 1, OneBlood will begin testing blood donations for the Zika virus. “With approval to begin using the investigational... 

July 22, 2016 | Read the story »

Wahoos Top Biloxi 3-0

Pensacola Blue Wahoos starting pitcher Rookie Davis blanked the Biloxi Shuckers for the second time in his last three starts since... 

July 22, 2016 | Read the story »

Powerball Rolls Over Again To $390 Million

There were no winners in Wednesday night’s $361 million Powerball drawing. The Powerball jackpot has now rolled over 21 times... 

July 21, 2016 | Read the story »

State Senator Calls For All Corrections Buses To Be Halted For Brake Check

A state senator is calling for the Florida Department of Corrections to stop transporting inmate on prison system buses until each... 

July 21, 2016 | Read the story »

Scott, Bondi Tout Trump And Bash Hillary

With Florida poised to again play a key role in the presidential race, Gov. Rick Scott and Attorney General Pam Bondi took the stage... 

July 21, 2016 | Read the story »

No Power, A/C Late Wednesday Night For Hundreds

Hundreds of Cantonment and Cottage Hill residents spent up to about 90 minutes in the dark — and without air conditioning —... 

July 21, 2016 | Read the story »

Free Food, Math And Reading Help At Cantonment’s Carver Park

Hot dog in the park events are continuing at Carver Park in Cantonment, with kids able to enjoy a free meal and some educational time. There... 

July 21, 2016 | Read the story »

Man Found Shot To Death In Street

Police are continuing a homicide investigation after a man was found dead with a bullet wound Wednesday morning in Pensacola. A woman... 

July 21, 2016 | Read the story »

Wahoos Beat Biloxi

The only thing that had cobwebs after Beau Amaral’s 71-day absence from the Pensacola Blue Wahoos starting lineup was his Jeep... 

July 21, 2016 | Read the story »

Commission Gives Final OK To Fire Tax Increase To Staff South-End Stations

Tuesday evening, the Escambia County Commission gave final approval to a residential fire tax increase to staff south end fire stations... 

July 20, 2016 | Read the story »

Ryan Awarded Nursing Scholarship

Mallory Ryan of Bratt was awarded a $1,000 scholarship Tuesday by the Atmore Community Hospital Auxiliary to continue her education... 

July 20, 2016 | Read the story »

Atmore’s Mayor, Three Council Members Face No Election Opposition

Atmore’s mayor and three incumbent council members are headed back into office for another term, while one incumbent council... 

July 20, 2016 | Read the story »

Putnam Breakfast Services Up Big Helping Of Politics

[CLEVELAND, OH] Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam hosted a “Florida Grown Breakfast” for the state’s... 

July 20, 2016 | Read the story »

Authorities Searching For Escaped Teen In Escambia County

Authorities are searching for a teen male who escaped from police Tuesday afternoon while be transported to a juvenile correctional... 

July 20, 2016 | Read the story »

Lowery Marks 10 Years As Panhandle Equine Rescue President

Tuesday, Panhandle Equine Rescue celebrated 10 years under the leadership of Diane Lowery of Cantonment as the group’s president. The... 

July 20, 2016 | Read the story »

Video: Ernest Ward’s Deputy Gill Named State SRO Of The Year

The school resource officer at Ernest Ward Middle School, Senior Deputy Ronnie Gill, was named Florida’s School Resource Officer... 

July 19, 2016 | Read the story »

Firefighters Save Cantonment Home

Quick work by Escambia Fire Rescue limited the damage from a Cantonment house fire Tuesday morning. The Cantonment and Ensley stations... 

July 19, 2016 | Read the story »

Ernest Ward’s Ronnie Gill Named Florida SRO Of The Year; Escambia SRO Unit Also Honored

Senior Deputy Ronnie Gill, school resource officer at Ernest Ward Middle School, has been name the top SRO in Florida, and the Escambia... 

July 19, 2016 | Read the story »