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Ash, Miller Top Williams Station Day 5K Winners

Ash, Miller Top Williams Station Day 5K Winners

About 50 runners finished the Williams Station Day 5K Saturday morning in Atmore, including runners from the Northview High, West... 

October 26, 2014 | Read the story »

Robotics Competition Prepares Local Students For High Tech Future

Robotics Competition Prepares Local Students For High Tech Future

Young scientists from 14 area middle and high schools tested their science, math and problem-solving skills at the seventh annual... 

October 26, 2014 | Read the story »


A Little Rain Possible This Week

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Sunday Sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph. Sunday... 

October 26, 2014 | Read the story »


Election Preview: Floridians Still Figuring Out Rick Scott

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of election-related articles, including a previous story about Charlie Crist. This... 

October 26, 2014 | Read the story »

NWE Senior Chiefs Beat Jay, Head To Escambia River Championship

NWE Senior Chiefs Beat Jay, Head To Escambia River Championship

The Northwest Escambia Senior Chiefs football team beat the Jay Royals Saturday night in Jay, 46-6.  With the win, the Senior Chiefs... 

October 26, 2014 | Read the story »

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: Countdown To Election Day

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: Countdown To Election Day

The costliest, most intriguing and — many would argue — nastiest gubernatorial campaign in Florida’s history inched... 

October 26, 2014 | Read the story »

Attorney General Bondi Asks Judge To Continue Blocking Gay Marriage

Same-sex couples should continue to be prevented from getting married in Florida until a legal battle plays out about the constitutionality... 

October 25, 2014 | Read the story »

Friday Night Football Finals

Here’s a look at high school final schools from around the area tonight: FLORIDA Northview 35, Walton 28 [Read more...] Tate... 

October 25, 2014 | Read the story »

Early Voting Continues, About 6,000 Vote So Far

Another 1,213 early votes were cast Thursday in Escambia County, for a three-day total of 5,956. In the North Escambia area, there... 

October 24, 2014 | Read the story »

Escambia Extension To Hold Certified Arborist Training

On December 12 a workshop will be held at the Escambia County Extension Office for those desiring to become certified arborists. The... 

October 24, 2014 | Read the story »

Wards Named Outstanding Farm Family

The Ward family, including husband and wife Jimmy and Angela, have been named the Outstanding  Farm Family of the Year in Santa Rosa... 

October 24, 2014 | Read the story »

Scott Opening Up His Wallet To Fund Campaign

Governor Rick Scott, who reportedly spent about $73 million of his own money to get elected in 2010, will soon dip into his personal... 

October 24, 2014 | Read the story »

Cantonment Gas Station Carjacking, Sexual Assault Suspect Arrested

[UPDATED 9:30 a.m.] A Cantonment man has been arrested in connection with the carjacking of a woman at a Cantonment gas station last... 

October 23, 2014 | Read the story »

Gulf Power Customers Face January Increase

Gulf Power customers will see an increase on their bill next year. The Florida Public Service Commission allows expenses such as power... 

October 23, 2014 | Read the story »

Escambia Schools Offering Free Flu Vaccine To Students

The Escambia County School District is offering the mist form of the flu vaccine for free to all students. The FluMist vaccine is a... 

October 23, 2014 | Read the story »

Son Charged After Dad Reports $37K In Musical And Fishing Equipment Stolen

A Cantonment man was arrested on long list of charges after allegedly stealing tens of  thousands of dollars worth of musical and... 

October 23, 2014 | Read the story »

FHP Aims To ‘Stuff The Charger’ During Food Drive

The Florida Highway Patrol is working to “Stuff the Charger” during their inaugural food drive. Through November 6, the... 

October 23, 2014 | Read the story »

Poll: Scott, Crist Deadlocked As Election Day Nears

Now less than two weeks before Election Day, the fierce race between Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie... 

October 23, 2014 | Read the story »

It’s National Forest Products Week

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Florida Forest Service are celebrating the benefits of Florida’s... 

October 23, 2014 | Read the story »

Northview Chiefs Name Players Of The Week

The Northview Chiefs have named Players of the Week from last Friday night’s 43-9 away win over Freeport. They are: OFFENSE Keondrae... 

October 23, 2014 | Read the story »

Davis Highway Armed Robbery Under Investigation

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the armed robbery of a business this morning just north of West Florida... 

October 23, 2014 | Read the story »

Northview Manufacturing Tech Program Becomes Regional Model

The Automation and Production Technology Academy at Northview High School is being used as a model for similar academies at middle... 

October 22, 2014 | Read the story »

Peanut Butter Drive Continues

The Escambia County Extension office, Santa Rosa County Extension office along with the University of Florida Institute of Food &... 

October 22, 2014 | Read the story »

Escambia School District Cuts Energy Costs By $27.6 Million

Energy savings measures at Escambia County schools have not only saved the district money, they have now won a national award. The... 

October 22, 2014 | Read the story »

UWF’s Haas Center To Assume Economic Development Role For Century Chamber

The University of West Florida’s Haas Center will assume the role of economic development coordination for the Century Area... 

October 22, 2014 | Read the story »

Flomaton Defeats Ernest Ward (With Photo Gallery)

The Ernest Ward Middle School Eagles, the only middle school football team in Escambia County (FL), wrapped up their season Tuesday... 

October 22, 2014 | Read the story »

Navy Donates T-39 Training Aircraft To George Stone Technical Center

Like many retired Navy veterans that have served  decades on active duty only to return to serving their country in another role,... 

October 22, 2014 | Read the story »

No Major Damage In Walnut Hill Kitchen Fire

A kitchen fire was out when firefighters arrived at a Walnut Hill home Tuesday evening. The fire was reported about 5:50 p.m. at a... 

October 22, 2014 | Read the story »

State To Seek Death Penalty For Parents Charged With Toddler’s Death

State Attorney Bill Eddins said Tuesday that the State intends to seek the death penalty against against Christopher L. Redd and Jennifer... 

October 22, 2014 | Read the story »

Scott, Crist Turn Up The Heat In Final Debate

In their final — and most heated — debate before the Nov. 4 election, incumbent Republican Gov. Rick Scott and former... 

October 22, 2014 | Read the story »

Local Teachers Share $64K In Education Grants

Over $64,000 in grants were presented to local teachers Monday night  by the Escambia County Public Schools Foundation as part of... 

October 21, 2014 | Read the story »