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Impact 100 Awards Over $1 Million In Grants To Non-Profits

Impact 100 Awards Over $1 Million In Grants To Non-Profits

IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area, a local women’s philanthropy group, awarded 10 grants Sunday worth $102,500 each to community groups. With... 

October 20, 2014 | Read the story »

Early Voting Begins Today

Early Voting Begins Today

Early voting begins today in Escambia County at seven different locations for the General Election: Molino Community Center,  6450... 

October 20, 2014 | Read the story »


Northview FFA Receives National Grant For Poultry Project

The Northview High School FFA has received a Local Program Support Grant sponsored by the National FFA Alumni Association. The $1,000... 

October 20, 2014 | Read the story »

Sunny And Dry Weather Pattern Continues All Week

Sunny And Dry Weather Pattern Continues All Week

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Monday... 

October 20, 2014 | Read the story »

Learn About Local Option Sales Tax At Meeting Monday At Hillcrest

As the election on Tuesday, November 4, approaches Escambia County citizens are encouraged to be informed about the proposals and candidates... 

October 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Weekend Gardening: Colorful Bedding Plants Can Brighten A Winter Day

by Santa Rosa Extension Service Decreasing day length is a signal to start preparing for winter. Soon, deciduous shrubs will drop... 

October 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: Fangate, The Winds Of War

An ill wind blew across Florida politics this week. And much of it was generated by an electric fan. Former Gov. Charlie Crist’s... 

October 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Mother And Son Indicted In Murder Of Covenience Store Owner

An Escambia County Grand Jury had indicted Dontonio Diaz Thornton and Willie Mae Thornton with one count of first degree murder-premeditated... 

October 18, 2014 | Read the story »

Town Of Century To Be Honored With Florida Chamber Foundation Award

The Florida Chamber Foundation will recognize the Town of Century next week for their commitment to regional economic development. The... 

October 18, 2014 | Read the story »

Suffering From Allergies? Don’t Blame The Goldenrods

The bright yellow flowers of the goldenrod are everywhere in the North Escambia area, taking the blame from allergy sufferers. But... 

October 18, 2014 | Read the story »

High School Football Finals

Here is a look at Friday night’s high school football finals score from around the area. FLORIDA Northview 43, Freeport 9 [Read... 

October 18, 2014 | Read the story »

Century Correctional K-9 Unit Places 2nd, Escambia Road Prison 6th, In Southern States Manhunt Competition

The Century Correctional Institution K-9 Unit placed second in the multi-leash division in the recent Southern States Manhunt Competition,... 

October 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Public Meeting To Address Roundabout At Mobile Highway, Beulah Road

The Florida Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting concerning the placement of a traffic roundabout at the intersection... 

October 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Amendment 3 Could Determine Future Of Florida Supreme Court

A low-profile ballot proposal that supporters say would avert a constitutional crisis but opponents say is nothing more than thinly-veiled... 

October 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Mosquito Borne Illness Alert Remains In Effect For Escambia County

An mosquito-borne illness alert  for Escambia County is continuing, according to the Florida Department of Health in Escambia County... 

October 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Foley Defeats Ernest Ward

The Foley Lions defeated the Ernest Ward Middle School Eagle Thursday night, 26-12. Ernest Ward, Escambia County’s only middle... 

October 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Tate Lady Aggies Softball to Host Softball Camp

The Tate High School Aggies Softball team will host a November Camp on Saturday, November 1st at the school’s softball field. There... 

October 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Supreme Court Rejects Cellphone Tracking By Police

Pointing to privacy rights, the Florida Supreme Court on Thursday said police need to get warrants before using cell-phone information... 

October 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Victims Identified In Jay Murder Suicide

The Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office has released the names of two people involved in an apparent-murder suicide near Jay... 

October 16, 2014 | Read the story »

State Selects Century To Participate In Competitive Florida Partnership

The Town of Century has been selected to participate in the  Competitive Florida Partnership, a rural community development initiative. The... 

October 16, 2014 | Read the story »

Young Wyatt Johnson Loses Fight Against Rare Disease

Wyatt Johnson of Century passed away late Wednesday afternoon in Atlanta. He was just two and a half. Wyatt suffered from a rare liver... 

October 16, 2014 | Read the story »

Two Bodies Found In Mobile Home

The bodies of a man and woman were found inside a mobile home in Ensley Wednesday night after neighbors called deputies saying the... 

October 16, 2014 | Read the story »

Cross Country: Northview, EWMS, Flomaton, Miller

About 90 runners took part in a cross country meet with Ernest Ward Middle, Flomaton High, Milton High, Northview High, Catholic High... 

October 16, 2014 | Read the story »

Governor’s Race Debate Blown Away By Crist, Scott Dispute Over Fan

After tens of millions of dollars worth of television commercials and the slinging of massive amounts of mud, could the Florida gubernatorial... 

October 16, 2014 | Read the story »

Free Hunter Safety Course Offered In Santa Rosa County

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free hunter safety course in Santa Rosa County. The class... 

October 16, 2014 | Read the story »

Molino Bar Wants Noise Ordinance Waived For Veteran’s Event

A Molino bar is asking the Escambia County Commission to waive the county’s noise ordinance for an all-day Veteran’s Remembrance... 

October 15, 2014 | Read the story »

Escambia Sample Ballots In The Mail

Sample ballots for the November 4 General election are being mailed to Escambia County voters beginning this week. according to Supervisor... 

October 15, 2014 | Read the story »

Man Gets 15 Years For Fatal Cantonment DUI Crash

A Cantonment man has been sentenced to prison for a November 2013 traffic crash that claimed the life of his 54-year old passenger. Melvin... 

October 15, 2014 | Read the story »

Escambia Awarded $266K In Defense Related Grants

Governor Rick Scott ha announced that Escambia County and the Pensacola Chamber were awarded $266,000 through Florida’s Defense... 

October 15, 2014 | Read the story »