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Prison Health Contract Under Scrutiny

Prison Health Contract Under Scrutiny

Department of Corrections Secretary Julie Jones is under fire for signing a $268 million, no-bid contract for prison health services... 

February 13, 2016 | Read the story »


Sunny But Cooler This Weekend

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Tonight: Clear, with a low around 28. Northeast wind around 5 mph. Sunday: Sunny,... 

February 13, 2016 | Read the story »

Northview Chiefs Pound Laurel Hill 18-0 In Just 3 Innings

Northview Chiefs Pound Laurel Hill 18-0 In Just 3 Innings

The hits just kept on coming Friday night in Bratt from the Northview Chiefs as they defeated the Laurel Hill Hobos 18-0 in a game... 

February 13, 2016 | Read the story »

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: Hoping For A Very Happy Ending

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: Hoping For A Very Happy Ending

Budgets have been approved. Committee meetings are dropping off. And the major differences between the House and the Senate are coming... 

February 13, 2016 | Read the story »

Escambia Sheriff’s Office Seeks Missing Brothers

Escambia Sheriff’s Office Seeks Missing Brothers

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding two brothers missing since late November. Blake... 

February 13, 2016 | Read the story »

House Tax Cuts Face Downsizing In Senate

A wide-ranging, nearly $1 billion tax-cut package got strong House approval on Thursday. But with the Senate budget chairman calling... 

February 12, 2016 | Read the story »

Man Gets 10 Years On Drugs, Weapons Charges

An Escambia County man was sentenced t0 a decade behind bars, according to State Attorney Bill Eddins, on drugs and weapons charges. Martin... 

February 12, 2016 | Read the story »

Wilson Robertson Boat Ramp Opens Honoring Longtime Public Servant

More than 50 local, regional and state representatives joined Escambia County in celebration of the new Wilson B. Robertson Boat... 

February 12, 2016 | Read the story »

Softball: Northview Chiefs Beat Central

The Northview Lady Chiefs rallied in the bottom of the seventh to beat the Central Jaguars 6-5 Thursday night in Bratt. The Chiefs... 

February 12, 2016 | Read the story »

Authorities Seek Missing, Endangered Man

The Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man classified as missing and endangered. He also has two outstanding... 

February 12, 2016 | Read the story »

Polar Run, Walk-A-Thon Set For Saturday At Tate High

The “Polar Run” is set for Saturday at Pete Gindl Stadium at Tate High School. The event is  a fun and fit activity for... 

February 11, 2016 | Read the story »

Escambia Man Gets 20 Years For Shooting At Woman

An Escambia County Jury has convicted Kanarriso D. Loveless of aggravated assault with a firearm, battery, and discharge of a firearm... 

February 11, 2016 | Read the story »

FFA Members Share Ag Message At Molino Park, Byrneville

Several students from the Northview High School FFA shared the importance of agriculture and the role agriculture plays in our daily... 

February 11, 2016 | Read the story »

Election Ballots Are In The Mail

The Escambia County Supervisor of Elections Office has delivered more than 20,000 mail/absentee ballots to the post office for the... 

February 11, 2016 | Read the story »

House, Senate Ready To Approve Budget Plans

Lawmakers on both ends of the Capitol worked Wednesday to prepare spending plans for the budget year that begins July 1, with House... 

February 11, 2016 | Read the story »

Feds Help Florida With Zika Tests

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has sent 950 antibody tests to Florida to help determine whether people have... 

February 10, 2016 | Read the story »

Highway 4 Railroad Crossing Closed; Dozen More Closing Next Week

The railroad crossing on East Highway 4 in Century is closed, and a dozen more crossings in North Escambia will close next week for... 

February 10, 2016 | Read the story »

Escambia County Presents Public Safety Employee Awards

Each year, Escambia County honors several public safety employees that have made a difference in the lives of the local community.... 

February 10, 2016 | Read the story »

Northview Girls Weightlifting Team Presents Season Awards

The Northview High School girls weightlifting team celebrated their season with their annual awards banquet. The following awards... 

February 10, 2016 | Read the story »

House Panel Approves Gambling Deal, Senate Plan On Hold

A House panel on Tuesday overwhelmingly supported a trio of gambling bills that would ratify a $3 billion deal between the state and... 

February 10, 2016 | Read the story »

Senate Backs Bill To Shield Personal Hunting, Fishing License Info

The Senate Governmental Oversight and Accountability Committee on Tuesday backed a measure (SB 1364) that would create a public-records... 

February 10, 2016 | Read the story »

Gusty Winds Lead To Walnut Hill Power Outage

Gusty winds blew a limb into a power line in Walnut Hill Tuesday morning near the Walnut Hill Fire Station on Highway 97. That caused... 

February 9, 2016 | Read the story »

Three Charged In Shots Fired Disturbance At Century Apartments

Three people were arrested after a fight broke out at a Century apartment complex that ended with shots fired from a shotgun. Taurus... 

February 9, 2016 | Read the story »

BMX Bike Show Encourages Northview High Students

“Bring Your ‘A Game’ to School” was the message Northview High School students heard Monday afternoon as a... 

February 9, 2016 | Read the story »

NJROTC Annual Inspection Is Wednesday

Northview High School’s  NJROTC unit will have its annual Area Manager’s Inspection (AMI) on Wednesday, February 10... 

February 9, 2016 | Read the story »

Open Carry Gun Bill May Not Get Senate Hearing

Senate Judiciary Chairman Miguel Diaz de la Portilla may not bring up a controversial open-carry gun measure in his committee during... 

February 9, 2016 | Read the story »

Senate Panel Back Unamimity In Death Sentences

After hearing from a former prisoner who spent 17 years on Florida’s Death Row for a crime he didn’t commit, the Senate... 

February 9, 2016 | Read the story »

Elections Officials: Get Ready For March 15 Primary Election

Elections officials from Escambia, Santa Rosa Okaloosa counties held a joint press conference Monday in Pensacola to discuss the upcoming... 

February 9, 2016 | Read the story »

Over A Dozen Railroad Crossings To Close For Repair

[UPDATE 9:15 a.m.] Over a dozen railroad crossings will be closed at some time during the couple of of weeks for repairs from McDavid... 

February 8, 2016 | Read the story »

Fire Destroys Church Van In Century

A church van went up in flames Sunday afternoon in Century. The Greater Union Missionary Church van burst into flames as the driver... 

February 8, 2016 | Read the story »