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Alligator Sightings Close Krul Lake To Swimming

Alligator Sightings Close Krul Lake To Swimming

The Florida Forest Service has closed Krul Lake in Munson to swimming at this time because of the sighting of several small alligators.... 

May 28, 2017 | Read the story »

NOAA: Above-Normal Hurricane Season This Year

NOAA: Above-Normal Hurricane Season This Year

Forecasters at NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center say the Atlantic could see another above-normal hurricane season this year. For... 

May 28, 2017 | Read the story »

Gandy Scholarship Winners Announced

Gandy Scholarship Winners Announced

The Solon Lee Gandy Memorial Scholarship Committee and the Gandy Memorial Scholarship Committee from Poplar Dell Baptist Church have... 

May 28, 2017 | Read the story »


Slight Rain Chance For Sunday; Rain Likely By Monday

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Today: A slight chance of showers between 7am and 1pm. Partly sunny, with a... 

May 28, 2017 | Read the story »


Ag Department Data Breach: Social Security Numbers, Concealed Weapons Info Stolen

Nearly 500 people may have had their Social Security numbers obtained in a data breach at the Florida Department of Agriculture and... 

May 28, 2017 | Read the story »

UF/IFAS: How To Freeze Strawberries

UF/IFAS: How To Freeze Strawberries

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May 28, 2017 | Read the story »

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: The Ripple Effect

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: The Ripple Effect

The end of the legislative session each spring is rarely the end of the story. The ripples from the fall of the final gavel keep traveling... 

May 28, 2017 | Read the story »

Wahoos Top Mississippi Braves 4-2 To Take Series

Wahoos Top Mississippi Braves 4-2 To Take Series

Led by Alex Blandino’s bat and another quality start from Deck McGuire, the Pensacola Blue Wahoos topped the Mississippi Braves,... 

May 28, 2017 | Read the story »

Video: Replay School Graduations

A replay stream of Northview High School’s graduation is above. This is a stream provided by the Escambia County School District.... 

May 27, 2017 | Read the story »

Bidding Now Open On County Tax Certificate Sale

The tax certificate sale for 2016 delinquent real estate taxes in Escambia County will be held June 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. CDT at... 

May 27, 2017 | Read the story »

Two Injured When ATV Slams Into Swimming Pool

Two people were injured when their ATV crashed into a swimming pool Friday night near Allentown in northern Santa Rosa County. Jack... 

May 27, 2017 | Read the story »

Florida Taxwatch: Fewer Turkeys, Less Transparency

Reforms to the way the Legislature puts its budget together lowered the number of “turkeys” wedged into the spending plan,... 

May 27, 2017 | Read the story »

Escambia County Fire Rescue Announces Staff Promotions

Escambia County Fire Rescue has announced several promotions. Lieutenants Daniel Brask, Russell Adam Bobe Jr. and Norman Robinson... 

May 27, 2017 | Read the story »

Wahoos Get Past Mississippi

Pensacola Blue Wahoos left fielder Tyler Goeddel scored on right fielder Aristides Aquino’s soft ground out to shortstop to help... 

May 27, 2017 | Read the story »

Escambia Woman Killed After Running Red Light

An Escambia County woman was killed Friday morning after running a red light in West Pensacola. According to the Florida Highway Patrol,... 

May 26, 2017 | Read the story »

Northview High Names 2017 Honors Graduates

Northview High School named their honors graduates during Thursday night’s 2017 Senior Awards Night. Valedictorian of the Class... 

May 26, 2017 | Read the story »

Scott Signs Off On Package Of Tax Breaks

Gov. Rick Scott signed a tax-cut package Thursday that — while vastly scaled back from what he wanted — eliminates the... 

May 26, 2017 | Read the story »

Northview Graduates Earn $1.33 Million In Scholarships

Northview High School has announced that the members of the Class of 2017 have earned $1.33 million in scholarships. Scholarships... 

May 26, 2017 | Read the story »

Health Officials Move Forward With Pot Process

After state lawmakers failed to act, health officials on Thursday laid out a framework for adopting regulations required by a voter-approved... 

May 26, 2017 | Read the story »

Ernest Ward Names Students Of The Month

Ernest Ward Middle School recently announced Students of the Month for May. They are Summer Waters, eighth grade; Payton Gilchrist,... 

May 26, 2017 | Read the story »

Wahoos Top Braves

In a game that featured arguably the Southern League’s two best pitchers, one swing of the bat by Josh VanMeter proved to be the... 

May 26, 2017 | Read the story »

Tate High Names Top Graduates, Presents Senior Awards

Tate High School named their top graduates and presented senior awards Wednesday night for the Class of 2017. Samantha Elizabeth Brown... 

May 25, 2017 | Read the story »

Tate Drops Regional Final To Nease In 10

The Tate Aggies fell in extra innings Wednesday to the Nease Panthers in the Region 1-7A Final. The lead passed back and forth between... 

May 25, 2017 | Read the story »

Food Network Brings ‘Great Food Truck Race’ To Pensacola

An episode of the Food Network reality TV competition show “The Great Food Truck Race” was filmed in the Pensacola area... 

May 25, 2017 | Read the story »

Ernest Ward Teens For Christ Says Goodbye To SRO Gill

There was one final goodbye party Wednesday for now-retired Ernest Ward Middle School SRO Ronnie Gill. Last week, Ernest Ward Middle... 

May 25, 2017 | Read the story »

Mississippi Outlasts Pensacola, 2-1

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos loaded the bases in the seventh inning with one out. But the team’s best chance to pull off a come-from-behind... 

May 25, 2017 | Read the story »

Scott Vetoes Bill To Tear Down ‘Liquor Wall’

Pointing to concerns about preserving small-business jobs, Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday vetoed a heavily debated and lobbied measure... 

May 25, 2017 | Read the story »

Molino Man Charged With Battery Of Pregnant Girlfriend

A Molino man has been accused battery on his pregnant girlfriend, who is the mother of his four other children. Kendall Rashad Kennedy,... 

May 24, 2017 | Read the story »

Amtrak’s Return To The Area In Jeopardy

President Donald Trump’s budget proposal released Tuesday would eliminate all Amtrak service in Florida and end ongoing efforts... 

May 24, 2017 | Read the story »

Boil Water Notice Lifted: Filly Road, Filly Court, Winner’s Circle

Update 5/24 4 p.m.: Effective immediately, the Precautionary Boil Water Notice -PBWN- issued by the Emerald Coast Utilities Authority... 

May 24, 2017 | Read the story »

Special Election: Jay Residents Vote To Appoint Town Clerk

In a special election Tuesday, voters in Jay decided that the position of town clerk will be appointed every four years by the town... 

May 24, 2017 | Read the story »

Brewton Mill Completes $388 Million Energy Project, Announces Another $50 Million Investment

Local and state officials recently joined Georgia-Pacific Brewton mill employees and their families to celebrate the completion of... 

May 24, 2017 | Read the story »

Convicted Felon Gets 15 Years For Firearm Possession

An Escambia County man is headed to prison as a habitual offender. Circuit Judge Thomas Dannheisser sentenced Kiara Sanders to 15 years... 

May 24, 2017 | Read the story »