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Bratt Second Graders Present ‘A Place In The Christmas Choir’

Bratt Second Graders Present ‘A Place In The Christmas Choir’

Bratt Elementary School second graders recently presented their Christmas musical  “A Place in the Christmas Choir”. For... 

December 18, 2014 | Read the story »


Two Pedestrians Struck On Bayou Boulevard Now In Stable Condition

Two pedestrians remain hospitalized in stable condition after they crossed the road in front of an SUV Wednesday night and were struck... 

December 18, 2014 | Read the story »


Scott, State Workers Still At Odds Over Drug Testing

After racking up more than $650,000 in legal fees, Florida Gov. Rick Scott is refusing to back down from his drug-testing crusade,... 

December 18, 2014 | Read the story »


15 Charged In Cocaine Trafficking Ring

A drug sting has resulted in 15 total arrests from the Pensacola and Houston areas. Of those, 13 were jointly indicted on federal drug... 

December 18, 2014 | Read the story »


Florida Republicans Blast Obama’s Cuba Moves, Dems Cautious

President Barack Obama’s decision to re-establish diplomatic ties with Cuba sparked a firestorm of protest among Florida Republicans... 

December 18, 2014 | Read the story »


Scottish Rite Winterfest This Weekend At Equestrian Center

The first annual Scottish Rite Winterfest will be held Friday and Saturday the Escambia County Equestrian Center on Mobile Highway. The... 

December 18, 2014 | Read the story »

All-Star Football Game Is Tonight; Tate’s Douglas Leads West

All-Star Football Game Is Tonight; Tate’s Douglas Leads West

Tonight,  the best seniors from Escambia, Santa Rosa, and Okaloosa Counties will play in the 11th annual Subway High School All-Star... 

December 18, 2014 | Read the story »

Century Council Workshop Meeting To Discuss Economic Development Plan

The Century Town Council has scheduled a special workshop meeting for this  Thursday, December 18 at 3 p.m. During the meeting, town... 

December 17, 2014 | Read the story »

State Attorney: Deputy Justified In April Shooting

The shooting of a Pensacola man by Escambia County Sheriff’s deputy last April has been ruled justified, according to the State... 

December 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Byrneville Students In Grades 3-5 Present Christmas Musical (With Gallery)

Byrneville Elementary School students in grades 3-5 presented their Christmas program – “Twinkle & Shine! A Musical... 

December 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Escambia Health Department Lifts Mosquito Borne Illness Alert

A mosquito-borne illness alert that was issued back in August   for Escambia County has been lifted, the Florida Department of Health... 

December 17, 2014 | Read the story »

HS Basketball: Northview Beats Jay

Northview 62, Jay 42 The Northview Chiefs beat jay 62-42 in a district game Tuesday night in Jay. Eric Williams led the Chiefs with... 

December 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Jeb Bush To ‘Actively Explore’ Presidential Bid

After weeks of increasing speculation about his plans, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said Tuesday he will “actively explore”... 

December 16, 2014 | Read the story »

What’s That Smell? DEP Wants Escambia, Santa Rosa Residents To Report Odors

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Northwest District is launching an online reporting tool to gather data... 

December 16, 2014 | Read the story »

Byrneville K-2 Students Present Christmas Musical (With Gallery)

Students in grades K-2 at Byrneville Elementary School presented their annual Christmas musical “Toys: The Night They Come... 

December 16, 2014 | Read the story »

Man Gets Life For Molesting Three Children Over Several Years

A Santa Rosa County man will spend life in prison for molesting three children. Edward Scott Foster, Jr., entered a plea Monday to... 

December 16, 2014 | Read the story »

In Hot Pursuit 5K Earns $10K For Sheriff’s Youth Ranch

The annual In Hot Pursuit 5K on Pensacola beach last month raised just over $10K for the Florida Sheriff’s Youth Ranch. Sheriff... 

December 16, 2014 | Read the story »

Bondi Asks U.S Supreme Court To Keep Gay Marriage On Hold

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi on Monday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to keep in place a hold on gay marriage, which is set to... 

December 16, 2014 | Read the story »

Atmore Pizza Hut Damaged By Fire

A Monday afternoon fire damaged the Pizza Hut restaurant in Atmore. Restaurant employees reported smoke coming from the ceiling inside... 

December 15, 2014 | Read the story »

Pedestrian Killed In Chemstrand Crash

A pedestrian died Sunday as the result of injuries he received when hit by a vehicle on Chemstand Road. According to the Florida Highway... 

December 15, 2014 | Read the story »

ECUA Extends Customer Service Phone Hours

In order to alleviate the demand on its overloaded telephone system, ECUA is extending customer service telephone hours beginning today.... 

December 15, 2014 | Read the story »

FHP: Jay Man Killed In Morning Crash After Another Man Runs Stop Sign

A Jay man was killed in a two vehicle crash Monday morning after another man ran a stop sign and pulled into his path, according to... 

December 15, 2014 | Read the story »

Escambia Schools Alert Parents About The Flu

Escambia County schools are aleart parents about the flu and encouraging them to keep infected children home to prevent sickening other... 

December 15, 2014 | Read the story »

DEP, Volunteer Florida To Assist With Flood Recovery

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection, in partnership with Volunteer Florida, is supporting those impacted by the spring... 

December 15, 2014 | Read the story »

Escambia All-County Band Named

The 110 members of the 2015 Escambia County School District All-County Band have been named. After several rehearsals in late January,... 

December 15, 2014 | Read the story »

Smoke From Smoldering Fire Near Ransom Middle Fills Cantonment Neighborhoods

Smoke filled several Cantonment neighborhoods overnight in the Ransom Middle School area. The smoke was from a smoldering field fire... 

December 15, 2014 | Read the story »

Santa To Visit Local Library Branches This Week

Santa Claus is planning several upcoming stops at local West Florida Library branches this week across Escambia County: Pajama Story... 

December 15, 2014 | Read the story »

Local Students Place In Sub-District I FFA Competition

FFA members from three counties recently took part in the 2014 Sub-District I FFA Competition at Heritage Baptist Church in Cantonment. Students... 

December 15, 2014 | Read the story »

George Stone To Offer EMT Program Beginning In January

George Stone Technical Center has announced an the addition of an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) class beginning January 8, 2015.... 

December 15, 2014 | Read the story »

Jay Plans Praise And Prayer Assembly At Nativity Scene

Residents of Jay and surrounding areas will hold a Praise and Prayer Assembly next Monday, December 22, at the Jay Nativity and Christmas... 

December 15, 2014 | Read the story »

One Injured In Bratt Crash

One person was injured in a two vehicle crash Sunday afternoon in Bratt. The accident involving a pickup truck and SUV occurred at... 

December 14, 2014 | Read the story »

Toyz For Kidz Bike Ride Provides For Needy Kids (With Gallery)

Santa had some very special helpers Saturday as the LA Bikers rolled through Bratt, Flomaton and Atmore making sure that over 60... 

December 14, 2014 | Read the story »