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Spring Break: Free Blue Angel Practice Shows This Week

Spring Break: Free Blue Angel Practice Shows This Week

The Blue Angels will hold three practices this week at the National Naval Aviation Museum. Practices are set for 11 a.m. on Tuesday,... 

March 31, 2015 | Read the story »


One Day Only – Save 27% On Past Due Traffic Tickets, Court Costs, Fines, Fees

If you have unpaid traffic tickets, court costs, fines, or fees, Pam Childers, the Escambia County Clerk of the Circuit Court... 

March 31, 2015 | Read the story »


Sun And 84 Today

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Tuesday Partly sunny, with a high near 84. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Tuesday Night Patchy... 

March 31, 2015 | Read the story »


Motorcyclist Dead After Falling Off I-110 Bridge

A Navarre man was killed when he flipped his motorcycle off a downtown I-110 bridge near the civic center Monday evening. According... 

March 31, 2015 | Read the story »


Manslaughter Charge Filed After Escambia Man Killed Fleeing Burglary

A man whose passenger was killed in a traffic crash as the duo fled a Santa Rosa County burglary has been charged with his death. Morgan... 

March 31, 2015 | Read the story »

Singleton Places At District Level In Veterans Essay Contest

Singleton Places At District Level In Veterans Essay Contest

Northview High School sophomore Mitchell Singleton has earned third place at the district level for his essay in the Voice of Democracy... 

March 31, 2015 | Read the story »

Northview’s Newsome Signs In Football, Track With Iowa School

Northview’s Newsome Signs In Football, Track With Iowa School

Cameron Newsome is set to continue his athletic career as a dual-sport athlete at Waldorf College in Forest City, IA.  Newsome, a... 

March 31, 2015 | Read the story »

What Is Your Church Doing For Easter? Share With Our Readers

What is your church doing for Easter? NorthEscambia.com will provide free promotion for churches in North Escambia or North Santa... 

March 30, 2015 | Read the story »

Education Changes Approved By House

Charter schools would get more construction funding, class-size penalties would be relaxed and school districts would be encouraged... 

March 30, 2015 | Read the story »

Travis Smith Named Florida Peanut Producers Young Peanut Farmer Of The Year

Travis Smith from Jay has been named the 2015 Florida Peanut Producers Young Peanut Farmer of the Year. A fifth generation farmer,... 

March 30, 2015 | Read the story »

Century Residents Can Apply For Windstorm Upgrades To Their Homes

The Town of Century will assist local residents strengthen their homes against hurricanes and other windstorms. The program will provide... 

March 30, 2015 | Read the story »

Senate Takes Pot Regulation Into Its Own Hands

Facing another legal challenge to the state’s attempt to craft a framework for a medical-marijuana industry, a Senate committee... 

March 29, 2015 | Read the story »

Florida Department Of Health Reminds Residents To Test For Radon

The Florida Department of Health is reminding Floridians about the importance of identifying and addressing elevated indoor radon... 

March 29, 2015 | Read the story »

Lady Aggies Take Second In Kissimmee Klassic

The Tate High School Lady Aggies took second place in the Kissimmee Klassic Saturday after a 5-2 loss in the championship game against... 

March 29, 2015 | Read the story »

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: Nearing The Halfway Mark

The House and Senate committees charged with crafting budget plans have finished their first drafts. Differences between the two chambers... 

March 29, 2015 | Read the story »

Navy Helicopter Mishap Off Nine Mile Road

A Navy helicopter suffered a “mishap” at a practice field on Nine Mile Road just before 7 p.m. Friday. There were no serious... 

March 28, 2015 | Read the story »

Counselors Available Monday At Tate High School

Counselors will be available Monday at Tate High School, following three unrelated accidents in less than a week that claimed the lives... 

March 28, 2015 | Read the story »

Weekend Gardening: Hit A Home Run With Knock Out Roses

by UF/IFAS Extension Landscape shrub roses will not make you great cut flowers, but they will give your landscape an abundance... 

March 28, 2015 | Read the story »

Santa Rosa Death Investigated As Homicide

The Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a death has a homicide. Stephen Richmond Rice, Jr., 43, was found deceased... 

March 28, 2015 | Read the story »

Area Unemployment Rate Falls

The latest job numbers released Friday show the unemployment level decreasing in the  North Escambia area. Escambia County’s unemployment... 

March 28, 2015 | Read the story »

Northview Tops Central; NHS Over Neal; Tate Beats Monroe; Tate Over Pines

Northview 13, Central 6 Northview 6, W.S. Neal 1 (JV) The Northview Chiefs beat Central Friday night  13-6. Thomas Moore had a home... 

March 28, 2015 | Read the story »

Deputies Name Suspect In Century Double Shooting

Two people are recovering after being shot Thursday night in Century, and the Escambia Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s... 

March 27, 2015 | Read the story »

‘Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day’ Planned For Saturday

Saturday is “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day” in the city of Atmore, and organizers are encouraging Vietnam veterans... 

March 27, 2015 | Read the story »

Tate Student Struck And Killed By Train In Cantonment

A Tate High School student was struck and killed by a train Thursday afternoon in Cantonment. She has been identified as 15-year old... 

March 27, 2015 | Read the story »

Jay Lindsey Named Tate Interim Head Football Coach

Jay Lindsey has been named the interim football coach at Tate High School. He will hold the position through the spring as Tate follows... 

March 27, 2015 | Read the story »

Florida House, Senate Differ On Gambling Tracks

House and Senate leaders are taking divergent approaches to the perennially thorny issue of gambling, with the House vetting a soup-to-nuts... 

March 27, 2015 | Read the story »

Jay Tops Northview; Tate Wins In Kissimmee Klassic

Jay 4, Northview 4 The Jay Lady Royals defeated the Northview Lady Chiefs 7-4 in a game that was called early due to rain.  For the... 

March 27, 2015 | Read the story »

Tate Downs NHS JV; Varsity Aggies Fall To Overton

Tate 6, Northview 1 (Freshmen/JV) The freshmen Tate Aggies defeated the JV Northview Chiefs 6-1 Thursday night in Bratt. The JV Chiefs... 

March 27, 2015 | Read the story »

Most Of ‘Landmark’ Ernest Ward Middle School Now Gone

Demolition of the old Ernest Ward Middle School is almost compete. Thursday, crews demolished the former main entrance to the old... 

March 27, 2015 | Read the story »

High School Sports Group Could Face Overhaul, Elimination

A measure overhauling the Florida High School Athletic Association — and opening the door to the group possibly being replaced... 

March 27, 2015 | Read the story »

Former Escambia Coach Willie Spears Named As 1A Vernon Coach

The District 2 Class 1A Vernon Yellow Jackets have a new head football coach — Willie Spears, former Escambia High School head... 

March 27, 2015 | Read the story »

On A Quest For A Freshwater Giant: Alligator Gar On The Escambia River

The quest is on to find one of Florida’s most mysterious fish with a prehistoric look in the Escambia River. Finding alligator... 

March 26, 2015 | Read the story »