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Close Call: Range Rover Vs. 18-Wheeler

Close Call: Range Rover Vs. 18-Wheeler

It was an extremely close call for a driver just outside Flomaton this morning. Exact details on how the accident happened have not... 

April 24, 2014 | Read the story »

No Injuries In Highway 29 Rollover Accident

No Injuries In Highway 29 Rollover Accident

There were no injuries reported in a single vehicle rollover accident about 6:30 this morning on Highway 29 near Quintette Road. The... 

April 24, 2014 | Read the story »

Flomaton Teacher Accused Of Robbing Two Elderly Women Resigns

Flomaton Teacher Accused Of Robbing Two Elderly Women Resigns

The Alabama teacher arrested in March in an alleged purse snatching incident has resigned. The Escambia County (AL) School Board voted... 

April 24, 2014 | Read the story »


Barrineau Park To Clean Up On Saturday

The Honeysuckle Garden Club, The Barrineau Park Historical Society, the Honeysuckle Garden Club, the Barrineau Park 4-H Club and Clean... 

April 24, 2014 | Read the story »


P.C. Wu: Keep Florida Government In The Sunshine

by P.C. Wu When it comes to having an open-and-transparent government that is accountable to the people, Florida truly leads the... 

April 24, 2014 | Read the story »


West Florida Library Board Of Governance Seeks Appointee

The Escambia County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) is seeking to identify individuals who have a passion for libraries and the... 

April 24, 2014 | Read the story »


Disaster Program Signups Underway For Livestock Producers

Signups are underway in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties for three Farm Service Agency (FSA) Disaster Assistance programs: the Livestock... 

April 24, 2014 | Read the story »

West Florida Downs Godby To Advance To 1-4A Semifinals

West Florida Downs Godby To Advance To 1-4A Semifinals

The West Florida Lady Jaguars beat Tallahassee Godby Wednesday  in Region 1-4A  regional quarterfinal playoff action. Korina Rosario... 

April 24, 2014 | Read the story »

Wahoos Lose Series Final To The Suns

Wahoos Lose Series Final To The Suns

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos fell 7-6 in the final game of the series against the Jacksonville Suns. The Wahoos (8-12) have now lost four... 

April 24, 2014 | Read the story »

Florida Executes Double Murderer

Robert E. Hendrix, convicted in the 1990 murders of a Lake County couple, was executed by lethal injection Wednesday at Florida State... 

April 24, 2014 | Read the story »

Two Arrested In Escambia Homicide; Deputies Seek Four For Questioning

Two people have been arrested in an April 14 murder, and Escambia County deputies are searching for as many seven other people for... 

April 23, 2014 | Read the story »

Florida Lawmakers Take Aim At Insurers Over Guns

With supporters pointing to Second Amendment rights, the Florida House on Tuesday gave final approval to a bill that seeks to prevent... 

April 23, 2014 | Read the story »

Chiefs Advance To District Championship Game

The Northview Chiefs are headed to the District 3-1A championship game Thursday night. The Chiefs beat Holmes County 6-3 Tuesday... 

April 23, 2014 | Read the story »

Celebrate Earth Day With Escambia’s Dump Dash 5K & Trash-A-Thon

On Saturday,  Escambia County residents can celebrate Earth Day by participating in the 2014 Dump Dash 5K & Trash-A-Thon and... 

April 23, 2014 | Read the story »

Scott Presents ‘Shine Award’ To Escambia County Teacher

During a meeting of Florida Cabinet Tuesday, Gov. Rick Scott recognized an Escambia County teacher and two other educators for their... 

April 23, 2014 | Read the story »

Suns Down Wahoos

The Jacksonville Suns and the Pensacola Blue Wahoos went back-and-forth Tuesday night at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville, but... 

April 23, 2014 | Read the story »

U.S. Supreme Court Turns Down Scott On Worker Drug Testing

In a blow to Gov. Rick Scott, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday said it would not take up his appeal of a ruling that blocked across-the-board... 

April 23, 2014 | Read the story »

Escambia Man Sentenced To Life For 2012 Murder

An Escambia County man was sentenced to life in prison for an Escambia County murder. Circuit Judge Terry Terrell sentenced 19-year... 

April 22, 2014 | Read the story »

Hunter Jumper Horse Show This Weekend At Equestrian Center

The James C. Robinson Escambia County Equestrian Center will host the Pensacola Hunter Jumper Association Horse Show this weekend,... 

April 22, 2014 | Read the story »

Scott Administration Wants More Restrictions On Marijuana Proposal

Gov. Rick Scott and his surgeon general are balking at a proposal headed to the House floor that would open the door for a strain... 

April 22, 2014 | Read the story »

Ernest Ward Middle Names April Students Of The Month

Ernest Ward Middle School has named Students of the Month for April. They (L-R) Savannah Spence, 6th grade; Conner Riley, 8th grade;... 

April 22, 2014 | Read the story »

Lutz Hits For Cycle In Wahoos Historic 17-1 Win

Donald Lutz hit for the first cycle in Blue Wahoos franchise history on a night where the team set records for runs (17) and hits... 

April 22, 2014 | Read the story »

Sunday Night Shooting Under Investigation; Friday Night Victim’s Name Released

Today, the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Sunday night shooting, just as they have released the name of... 

April 21, 2014 | Read the story »

FWC Makes Major Changes To Deer Hunting In Northwest Florida

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has passed changes that divide the state’s Hunting Zone D (from Pensacola... 

April 21, 2014 | Read the story »

MADD At Odds Over DUI Proposal

Mothers Against Drunk Driving is objecting to an abstinence-based proposal that would let judges order twice-daily breath tests instead... 

April 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Summer Dance Workshop Offered At Byrneville Community Center

A Summer Dance Workshop will be offered at the Byrneville Community Center June 9-13. Classes will be offered as follows: 8:30 –... 

April 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Career Academies Recognized; EWMS Culinary Academy Takes Top Honor

The 2014 Career Academy Award winners from Escambia and Santa Rosa counties were recently presented, including the Middle School Career... 

April 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Flomaton FFA String Band, Floriculture Teams Place At Districts

The Flomaton High School FFA recently competed at a district competition in Enterprise, AL. The Flomaton FFA string band placed fourth;... 

April 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Photos: Our Easter Egg Find

While hiding Easter eggs of the plastic variety around NorthEscambia.com Sunday, we made an Easter egg discovery. We found three mockingbird... 

April 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Suns Hand Wahoos Fifth Straight Loss

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos rallied back from three runs down to tie the game at four in the top of the ninth Sunday afternoon at the... 

April 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Extension Service To Present ‘Tomatoes At Twilight’

Escambia County Extension, Santa Rosa County Extension and the University of Florida/IFAS Extension will present the “Tomatoes... 

April 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Missing Escambia County Man Found Safe

An missing Escambia County man for which a Florida Silver Alert had been issued has found. Gary Nickerson, 67,was located safe Sunday... 

April 20, 2014 | Read the story »

Faithful Celebrate Resurrection At Easter Services

Easter morning sunrise services and special church services were held at many locations across the area Sunday morning. One of the... 

April 20, 2014 | Read the story »

Three Injured In Two Wrecks; One Cuts Cable, TV, Phone For Some Molino Residents

At least three people were injured in two Saturday night traffic crashes, including one that took out phone, internet and cable for... 

April 20, 2014 | Read the story »