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7A: Niceville Tops Tate

7A: Niceville Tops Tate

The Tate High School’s  playoff run came to an end Friday night as the Aggies lost to Niceville 35-0 in the Region 1-7A semifinal.... 

November 22, 2014 | Read the story »

Partly Sunny Saturday, Stormy Sunday

Partly Sunny Saturday, Stormy Sunday

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Saturday A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Partly sunny, with a high... 

November 22, 2014 | Read the story »

Florida State ‘Coming Back Together’ After Library Shooting

Florida State ‘Coming Back Together’ After Library Shooting

The trustees of Florida State University on Friday stood to applaud the campus police chief and prayed for two victims — one... 

November 22, 2014 | Read the story »


High School Playoff Finals

Here are Friday night’s high school football finals from around the area: FLORIDA 7A — Niceville 34 Tate 0 [Read more...] 6A –Choctaw... 

November 22, 2014 | Read the story »


Basketball: Tate Beats Pace In OT

The Tate High School Aggiest beat Pace in overtime Friday night 74-72. With the win Friday night and a season-opening win last Tuesday... 

November 22, 2014 | Read the story »

Authorities Searching For Alabama Pharmacy Armed Robbery Suspect

Authorities Searching For Alabama Pharmacy Armed Robbery Suspect

Authorities across the Gulf Coast are on alert for 27-year old  man wanted in connection with an armed robbery Thursday in Baldwin... 

November 22, 2014 | Read the story »

Heroes For Christmas: Atmore Firefighters Holding Toy Drive Saturday

Heroes For Christmas: Atmore Firefighters Holding Toy Drive Saturday

The Atmore Fire Department’s annual toy drive will be held Saturday. The “Heroes For Christmas” will be at Walmart... 

November 22, 2014 | Read the story »

Saturday: Molino Fire Station Open House, Live Burn Demonstrations

Saturday: Molino Fire Station Open House, Live Burn Demonstrations

The Molino Station of Escambia Fire Rescue will hold an open house, lunch and live fire hoiday demonstrations on Saturday. The event... 

November 22, 2014 | Read the story »

Grand Send-Off For Escambia Academy Cougars

The Escambia Academy Cougars won the AISA Class AAA state championship  tonight in Troy, AL, being Bessemer Academy 35-28. Earlier... 

November 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Man Charged With Kidnapping, Armed Robbery, Battery Of Woman

An Escambia County man who kidnapped and sexually battered a woman Thursday has been arrested. Kyheem Scott, 26,  was charged with... 

November 21, 2014 | Read the story »

ECUA Sells Main Street Property For $5.2 Million, Elects Officers

The Emerald Coast Utilities Authority approved the sale of the former Main Street sewage treatment plant property at their Thursday... 

November 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Escambia Man Indicted For Insurance Fraud Scheme

An Escambia County man has been indicted on federal charges for an insurance fraud scheme. Kevin D. Webster, 44, was indicted for 11... 

November 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Escambia Heath Department Encourages Flu Vaccine For Residents

The Florida Department of Health in Escambia County is encouraging residents to get vaccinated against the flu. Seasonal flu is a contagious... 

November 21, 2014 | Read the story »

State Asks Court To Continue Gay Marriage Ban

Attorney General Pam Bondi this week asked a federal appeals court to at least temporarily keep in place Florida’s ban on same-sex... 

November 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Grand Jury Finds Insufficient Evidence Of Any Criminal Wrongdoing In Jail Explosion

An Escambia County Grand Jury has found that there was insufficient evidence to establish an criminal charges in connection with the... 

November 21, 2014 | Read the story »

West All-Stars Beat The East In All-Star Volleyball

The West All-Stars defeated the East in the Subway High School All-Star Volleyball game Thursday night at the University of West Florida... 

November 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Driver Escapes Injury In Highway 29 McDavid Crash

An elderly female driver escaped injury when she lost control and ran into a wooded area on Highway 29 at Main Street in McDavid... 

November 20, 2014 | Read the story »

Florida Bill Would Toughen Texting While Driving Ban

A South Florida lawmaker Wednesday filed a proposal that would strengthen the state’s ban on texting while driving, giving police... 

November 20, 2014 | Read the story »

Thursday Is The Great American Smoke Out; Tobacco Free Florida Can Help

Thursday The Great American Smokeout, and the Florida Department of Health’s Tobacco Free Florida program is encouraging tobacco... 

November 20, 2014 | Read the story »

Staged Reading: ‘The Things They Carried’

The Pensacola Little Theatre presented a staged reading of Tim O’Brien’s “The Things They Carried”, a novel... 

November 20, 2014 | Read the story »

No Serious Injuries When Car Strikes Brick Home

There were no serious injuries reported when a car struck a house Wednesday afternoon in the 2300 block of Old Chemstrand Road. There... 

November 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Century Gas Leak Repair Project Nearing Completion

Work will be completed soon on a leaking section of natural gas pipe under Highway 29 in Century, three and a half years since the... 

November 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Nightly Lane Closures Planned For Nine Mile Road

East and westbound traffic on Nine Mile Road  between the Escambia River Bridge and Scenic Highway in Escambia County will encounter... 

November 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Century Hires Wastewater Superintendent

About two months ago, the Town of Century announced it was in desperate need for waterwater treatment facility operator in order to... 

November 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Friday Is Deadline For Farmers, Ranchers To Apply For EQIP Funds

Florida farmers and ranchers can apply through Friday for financial assistance in fiscal year 2015 through the Environmental Quality... 

November 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Gulf Power To Join Ascend, IP In Funding For Escambia County Mass Notification System

Gulf Power has joined other local companies and governmental agencies in contributing to the purchase of an emergency notification... 

November 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Health Department, UWF ‘AIM’ To Reduce Escambia Infant Mortality

The Florida Department of Health in Escambia County and the University of West Florida are working to reduce infant mortality in Escambia... 

November 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Just Nuts: Bratt Elementary Students Learn About Peanuts, Nutrition

Students at Bratt Elementary School learned about peanuts, farming and nutrition Tuesday morning during an Escambia Count Extension... 

November 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Volleyball: Tate’s Jordan White Signs With Mississippi College

Jordan White, a senior at Tate High School, recently signed a letter of intent to play volleyball for Mississippi College in Clinton,... 

November 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Florida Elections Results Certified

The results of the state’s November 4 general election, which included the re-election of Gov. Rick Scott and each member of... 

November 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Florida House Organizes For Interesting Session

A Republican speaker who was not originally supposed to lead the chamber took over a House already down two members Tuesday, while... 

November 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Escambia Swears In New Commissioner; Barry Named New Chairman

A new Escambia County Commissioner was sworn in Tuesday morning. Doug Underhill now holds the District 2 seat after defeating two-term... 

November 18, 2014 | Read the story »

Arrest Made In $400K Jewelry Store Burglary; Five Arrested For Other Burglaries

Pensacola Police have arrested six people in connection with four burglaries in the past week, including a $400,000 jewelry store burglary... 

November 18, 2014 | Read the story »