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Highway 29 Crash Slows Afternoon Traffic In Cantonment

Highway 29 Crash Slows Afternoon Traffic In Cantonment

One person received minor injuries in a two vehicle crash that caused rush hour traffic problems in Cantonment. The accident occurred... 

April 20, 2015 | Read the story »

Weekend Livestock Show Award Winners Announced

Weekend Livestock Show Award Winners Announced

Award winners have been announced from Saturday’s Gulf Coast Agriculture and Natural Resources Youth Organization (GCA &... 

April 20, 2015 | Read the story »


Escambia Woman Charged In Morning School Bus Hit And Run

An Escambia County driver was arrested after a school bus hit and run crash this morning. According to the Florida Highway Patrol,... 

April 20, 2015 | Read the story »


Escambia Schools Release 2015-2016 School Calendar

The calendar for the 2015-2016 school year has been released by the Escambia County School District. To download the calendar (pdf),... 

April 20, 2015 | Read the story »


Man Charged With Dumping Paint

An Escambia County man is facing a felony charge after allegedly dumping dozens of gallons of paint into the ground. Ezequiel Santos-Gomez... 

April 20, 2015 | Read the story »


Lady Aggies Take On Niceville Tonight For District 1-7A Championship

The Tate High School Lady Aggies and the Niceville Aggies will battle it out for the District 1-7A championship tonight. The No. 2... 

April 20, 2015 | Read the story »


Grocery Prices Up In ‘Spring Picnic’ Survey

Higher retail prices for several foods, including sirloin tip roast, ground chuck, deli ham and orange juice, resulted in a slight... 

April 19, 2015 | Read the story »

Blue Wahoos At Smokies Rained Out

Blue Wahoos At Smokies Rained Out

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos’ series finale against the Tennessee Smokies was postponed on Sunday due to rain. The game will be made... 

April 20, 2015 | Read the story »

Tate To Present Precussion Only Spring Recital

Percussion students at Tate High School will present a Spring Recital Monday at 7 p.m. in the school cafeteria. The concert will feature... 

April 19, 2015 | Read the story »

Smith Completes Parris Island Training

PFC Cody Dewayne Smith graduated recently after 13 weeks of Marine Corp training at Parris Island, SC.  Smith served as a squad leader... 

April 19, 2015 | Read the story »

Smokies Top Blue Wahoos

After splitting a doubleheader on Friday night, the Pensacola Blue Wahoos dropped its Saturday night game against the Tennessee Smokies... 

April 19, 2015 | Read the story »

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: The Week The Legislature Stood Still

It was The Week the Legislature Stood Still. Lawmakers acknowledged this week they almost certainly won’t get the budget done... 

April 19, 2015 | Read the story »

FWC Law Enforcement Report

The Florida FWC Division of Law Enforcement reported the following activity during the weekly period ending April 16 in... 

April 18, 2015 | Read the story »

Florida House To Consider Abortion Waiting Period

The House on Tuesday is expected to take up a controversial bill that would require a 24-hour waiting period before women could have... 

April 18, 2015 | Read the story »

Corrections Agency Settles With Paralyzed Inmate

A paralyzed inmate at a Northwest Florida prison who was denied the use of a wheelchair and faced retaliation for suing the Department... 

April 18, 2015 | Read the story »

Blue Wahoos Split Doubleheader With Smokies

The Blue Wahoos split Friday night’s doubleheader against the Tennessee Smokies on an evening where Pensacola’s starting pitchers,... 

April 18, 2015 | Read the story »

Scott To File Suit Against Feds Over Health Funding

In a new sign of escalating tensions between state and federal officials, Gov. Rick Scott announced Thursday he will sue the federal... 

April 17, 2015 | Read the story »

Molino Park Presents ‘Alphabet Adventures of Sometimes Y’

The first grade classes at Molino Park Elementary School presented “The Alphabet Adventures of Sometimes Y” Thursday... 

April 17, 2015 | Read the story »

Tate Aggies Wrap Regular Season At 21-4 With Milton Win

The Tate High School Aggies beat Milton Thursday night 3-1 to end the regular season with at 21-4. For Tate, Jared Hatch picked up... 

April 17, 2015 | Read the story »

Four In A Row: Jay Lady Royals Win 12-Inning District Championship Battle

The Jay Lady Royals won their fourth District 3-1A championship in a row Thursday night 7-6 in a hard fought 12-inning battle over... 

April 17, 2015 | Read the story »

Defending State Champ West Florida Drops Close District Final Game

The defending 4A state champion West Florida Lady Jaguars lost to the Walton Braves 2-1 in the District 1-4A championship game Thursday. The... 

April 17, 2015 | Read the story »

Escambia Academy Wins Boys Track State Championship

The Escambia Academy boys track team won the 3A AISA State Championship held in Selma, AL. Escambia Academy is located in Canoe, AL,... 

April 17, 2015 | Read the story »

Smokies Win Their Season Opener Against Blue Wahoos

Marquez Smith hit a pinch-hit, two-out double in the top of the ninth inning Thursday against the Tennessee Smokies. Pensacola Blue... 

April 17, 2015 | Read the story »

Evers’ School Gun Bill Likely Dead

A Senate bill that would allow school superintendents to tap employees or volunteers to carry concealed weapons on school property... 

April 16, 2015 | Read the story »

Escambia Man Convicted On Child Porn Charges

A federal trial jury convicted Thomas Victor Sway, 24, of Pensacola, of receipt, attempted receipt, and possession of child pornography. At... 

April 16, 2015 | Read the story »

Overtime Looming For Lawmakers; Won’t Be Able To Wrap Budget By May 1

Ending weeks of speculation, Republican legislative leaders Wednesday acknowledged they won’t be able to wrap up budget negotiations... 

April 16, 2015 | Read the story »

House To Back Experimental Drug Bill For Terminally Ill

The House appears poised to approve a bill that could help clear the way for terminally ill patients to use experimental drugs —... 

April 16, 2015 | Read the story »

Florida Wildlife Officials Support Black Bear Hunts

Black bears are closer to being placed on the state’s wildlife hunting calendar for the first time in more than 20 years. The... 

April 16, 2015 | Read the story »

Tate, Jay Advance In Baseball Districts; Tate Baseball Beats Pace

SOFTBALL DISTRICT PLAYOFFS District 1-7A Tate 9, Crestview 0 The rain held off long enough for the Tate Lady Aggies advance to the... 

April 16, 2015 | Read the story »

FHP Seeks Information In Highway 97 Hit And Run

The Florida Highway Patrol is seeking a hit and run driver after a crash Wednesday afternoon on Highway 97 near Dogwood Park. According... 

April 16, 2015 | Read the story »

Arrest Made In 2014 Escambia Homicide

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest in the August 20, 2014, murder of Tyler Evans, whose remains were found... 

April 15, 2015 | Read the story »

House Closes Door On Liquor, Groceries Debate

A House committee slammed the door Tuesday on a proposal to relax an 80-year-old state law that requires liquor stores to be stand-alone... 

April 15, 2015 | Read the story »

Scott Signs Bill To Scale Back Student Testing

Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday signed a wide-ranging bill aimed at rolling back the number of tests given to public school students, capping... 

April 15, 2015 | Read the story »