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Winning $57K Fantasy Five Ticket Sold In North Escambia

Winning $57K Fantasy Five Ticket Sold In North Escambia

Someone is over $57,000 richer this morning after purchasing a winning Florida Lottery Fantasy 5 ticket in Cantonment. The ticket... 

February 27, 2015 | Read the story »

Know Before You Burn: Burn Authorizations Often Needed

Know Before You Burn: Burn Authorizations Often Needed

Many times, area residents need permits for outdoor burns, according to the Florida Forest Service. One of the primary roles of the... 

February 27, 2015 | Read the story »


Northview JV Softball Back On Again

The Northview High School Junior Varsity softball game against Freeport that was canceled because Freeport did not have enough players... 

February 27, 2015 | Read the story »


Local High Performing Schools Receive $3.3 Million In Bonus Money

High performing schools in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties are receiving over $3.3 million in School Recognition Program funding.... 

February 27, 2015 | Read the story »


Mostly Sunny Skies Today

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts... 

February 27, 2015 | Read the story »


Northwest Escambia Fooball, Cheer Names New Directors

Northwest Escambia Football and Cheer has announced new board members and officers for the upcoming 2015 season. They are: Greg Gibson... 

February 27, 2015 | Read the story »


Stafford Announces Supervisor Of Elections College Scholarship Opportunity

Ecambia County Supervisor of Elections David Stafford has announced the 2015 Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections... 

February 27, 2015 | Read the story »

Baseball Wins For Tate, Northview; Softball Wins For Tate, WFHS

Baseball Wins For Tate, Northview; Softball Wins For Tate, WFHS

BASEBALL Tate 2, West Florida 1 (9 innings) The Tate Aggies beat the West Florida Jaguars 2-1 in nine-innings. It was the first varsity... 

February 27, 2015 | Read the story »

Escambia County Lighting Up The Night In Ensley Area

Escambia County is working to light up the night in portions of the Ensley area. The Operation Night Light Project is underway in the... 

February 26, 2015 | Read the story »

Tate High Drama To Host Dessert Theater Saturday Night

The Tate High School Drama department will host an entertaining dessert buffet Saturday night at 7:30 in the school cafetorium. The... 

February 26, 2015 | Read the story »

Blue Jacket Jamboree Set For March 7; Vendors Still Needed

The annual Blue Jacket Jamboree is returning to Northview High School on Saturday, March 7 with free admission. There are dozens... 

February 26, 2015 | Read the story »

Annual Walnut Hill Ruritan Farm Auction Is Saturday

The 41st Annual Walnut Hill Ruritan Club Farm Equipment Auction will be held this Saturday, February 28 beginning at 9:30 a.m. The... 

February 26, 2015 | Read the story »

Nelson Seeks Federal Probe Of Dozier School For Boys

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., has asked the U.S. Justice Department to launch an investigation into the shuttered Arthur G. Dozier... 

February 26, 2015 | Read the story »

RESTORE Committee To Evaluate, Recommend Scoring For Projects

Residents and stakeholders are encouraged to attend the upcoming RESTORE Advisory Committee (RAC) meeting on March 2. The RAC will... 

February 26, 2015 | Read the story »

Escambia Democratic Executive Committee Elects Officers

The Escambia County Democratic Executive Committee unanimously elected Mike Lowery, president of the Amalgamated Transit Union Local... 

February 25, 2015 | Read the story »

Escambia To Receive Almost $3 Million In Grant Funds For Flood Repairs

Escambia County will receive nearly $3 million in grant funding to assist with seven flood repair projects after money became available... 

February 25, 2015 | Read the story »

Escambia Deputies To Be On TV Show ‘Cops’

A ride-along with Escambia County Sheriff’s Office deputies will be featured on the next new episode of the television show... 

February 25, 2015 | Read the story »

Lane Restrictions On Highway 4 In Northern Santa Rosa

There will be intermittent lane restrictions on state roadways in Santa Rosa County as crews refurbish pavement markings through March... 

February 25, 2015 | Read the story »

McCullough Named Century Chamber’s Student Of The Year

Northview High School senior Jessica McCullough has been name the Century Chamber of Commerce’s Student of the Year.The annual... 

February 25, 2015 | Read the story »

Northview JV Beats Baker; Baker Tops NHS Varsity

The Northview Lady Chiefs split games with the Baker Gators Tuesday in Bratt. The NHS junior varsity defeated Baker 8-4, while the... 

February 25, 2015 | Read the story »

Tate’s Football Season Opener Not In Biloxi After All

The Tate High School Quarterback Club announced Tuesday that the school’s football season opener won’t be on the road after... 

February 25, 2015 | Read the story »

First New Nursing Homes In Over A Decade Approved For Escambia, Santa Rosa

After more than a decade-long moratorium on adding nursing home beds, state regulators said Monday they have approved proposals for... 

February 24, 2015 | Read the story »

FDLE Arrests Two On Child Porn Charges

Florida Department of Law Enforcement Pensacola Regional Operations Center Special Agents arrested two local men on charges of possession... 

February 24, 2015 | Read the story »

10 Big Issues To Watch During 2015 Legislative Session

Florida lawmakers will gather March 3 in the Capitol for the pomp-filled start of the 2015 legislative session. Then the real work... 

February 24, 2015 | Read the story »

Tate, Northview Band Students Earn High Ratings At Districts

Over 100 Northview and Tate high school band students were awarded excellent and superior ratings recently at the Solo and Ensemble... 

February 24, 2015 | Read the story »

Lane Closures Planned For I-10 At Nine Mile Road

Traffic on I-10 will encounter lane restrictions at the bridge over Nine Mile Road, 1.6 miles west of Pine Forest Road, on Wednesday... 

February 24, 2015 | Read the story »

Cantonment Convicted Sex Offender Arrested

A convicted Cantonment sex offender was arrested for failing to register as required. Jessie J. Robinson, age 47 of 131 Robinson Street,... 

February 24, 2015 | Read the story »

Health Department Shuts Down Two Escambia Doctors With No License

The Florida Department of Health announced Friday that it has served cease and desist notices to two Escambia County doctors and a... 

February 23, 2015 | Read the story »

Pedestrian Killed On Highway 29 In Cantonment

A pedestrian was struck and killed Sunday night in Cantonment. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 44-year old Deanna M. Mullins... 

February 23, 2015 | Read the story »

Victim In Molino Crash Identified As Escambia Academy Senior

The victim in a fatal crash Saturday night in Molino has been identified as a senior at Escambia Academy in Canoe, AL, near Atmore. According... 

February 23, 2015 | Read the story »

Problems With Potholes? Overgrown Grass? Let Escambia County Know

Escambia County residents are asked to report when they see potholes, overgrown grass on  a right-of-way or other eyesore issues. The... 

February 23, 2015 | Read the story »

Possible Partial Meth Lab Discovered Alongside Rural Bratt Road

Two people out walking along a rural North Escambia road discovered what they believed to be part of a meth lab late Sunday afternoon. They... 

February 23, 2015 | Read the story »

Molino Property Appraiser Office To Close Early On Tuesday

The Escambia County Property Appraiser office in Molino will close early on Tuesday. The office will close at 2 p.m. for training.... 

February 23, 2015 | Read the story »