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Sunny Easter Sunday

Sunny Easter Sunday

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Sunday... 

April 20, 2014 | Read the story »

Work Continues On Rockaway Creek Road Bridge

Work Continues On Rockaway Creek Road Bridge

Work continued Saturday on the Rockaway Creek Road bridge over Rocky Branch on the Alabama/Florida state line. Work on the bridge,... 

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Sunrise, Special Services Planned For Easter Sunday

Here are some Easter related events planned for around the North Escambia area through Sunday: CANTONMENT St. Monica’s Cantonment... 

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FWC Law Enforcement Report

Florida FWC Division of Law Enforcement reported the following activity during the weekend ending April 10: ESCAMBIA COUNTY Officer... 

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Photos; Egg Hunting With The Camp Fire Kids

Photos; Egg Hunting With The Camp Fire Kids

The children of the Camp Fire Century Youth Learning Center had a couple of big Easter egg hunts last week. The first was at the... 

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Jacksonville Sunds Burn Wahoos 9-4 In Series Opener

Jacksonville Sunds Burn Wahoos 9-4 In Series Opener

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos battled back from four runs down to tie the series opener with the Jacksonville Suns in the sixth inning... 

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Wahoos Fall In Final Game Of Series

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos fell 3-1 to the Montgomery Biscuits in the final game of the series at Pensacola Bayfront Stadium. The Wahoos... 

April 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Maintenance Work Planned For Several State Roads, Including Hwy 4

A Florida Department of Transportation maintenance contractor will be performing striping operations at various locations throughout... 

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State Attorney Clears Public Records Complaint Against Valentino

The State Attorney’s Office has cleared a complaint against Escambia County Commissioner Gene Valentino that contended he did... 

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Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: Pondering Where Things Stand

The Capitol fell largely silent this week, as lawmakers, lobbyists and some reporters took time to relax after the opening month and... 

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Sheriff’s Office, Other Groups Sweep Milestone Area

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office held a  Clean Sweep operation Thursday morning in the Milestone area. The focus of “Operation... 

April 18, 2014 | Read the story »

Library Program Features Stories, Crafts And The Easter Bunny

A special Easter program was held Thursday afternoon at the Century Branch of the West Florida Library. Children had a chance to... 

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Photos: Egg Hunting At Molino Park Elementary

Kindergarten students at Molino Park Elementary school wrapped up their school week Thursday afternoon with an Easter egg hunt. NorthEscambia.com... 

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Florida Supreme Court: Pregnancy Discrimination Barred Under State Law

The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that a state law barring discrimination based on gender also applies to pregnant women,... 

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Chiefs Split Games With Washington

The Northview Chiefs wrapped up their regular season Thursday as they hosted the Washington Wildcats. The junior varsity Chiefs defeated... 

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Wahoos Lose Second Straight To Biscuits

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos (7-7) lost the game and the series to the Montgomery Biscuits (8-6) on a rainy night at Pensacola Bayfront... 

April 18, 2014 | Read the story »

Eglin Schedules Another Weapons Test; ‘Booms’ Possible Again

Booms that were felt and heard across the North Escambia area on Wednesday were attributed to F-16’s at Eglin Air Force Base,... 

April 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Amazon To Start Collecting Sales Tax In Florida

Internet giant Amazon.com will start to collect sales taxes on purchases made by Floridians starting May 1. For Floridians who are... 

April 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Man Sentenced For Sexual Misconduct At Juvenile Girls Facility

Ernest Lerenza Parker was sentenced Wednesday by Santa Rosa Circuit Judge John Simon to 25 years in prison followed by 10 years of... 

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Coalition Pushes For Open Government, Ethics Reforms

A coalition of groups called Wednesday for lawmakers to approve bills that would overhaul open-records and ethics laws before the... 

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Coaches Name Robinson To All-State First Team

The Florida Association of Basketball Coaches has named Northview’s Neino Robinson to the 2013-2014 Boys Class 1A All-State ... 

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Tate, Jay To Play For District Championships After Wednesday Wins

The Tate Lady Aggies and the Jay Lady Royals will be in action tonight in their district softball championship games. The top-seeded... 

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Wahoos Fall 5-0 To Montgomery

On a crisp night at Pensacola Bayfront Stadium, the Pensacola Blue Wahoos (7-6) dropped game three of the five-game series with... 

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FWC Sets Recreational Red Snapper Season To Begin May 24

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) set the Gulf recreational red snapper season in state waters Wednesday.... 

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Escambia Woman Dies In Highway 98 Crash

An Escambia County woman died in a two vehicle traffic crash Wednesday morning. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 89-year old... 

April 16, 2014 | Read the story »

Century Man Gets Five Years For Indecent Exposure To Nursing Home Residents

A Century man was sentenced to five years in state prison Tuesday for exposing himself in front of nursing home residents in Century. Daryl... 

April 16, 2014 | Read the story »

Jury Recommends Death For Joshua Douglas

An Escambia County jury voted unanimously Tuesday to recommend the death sentence for 32-year old Joshua Wayne Douglas. Douglas was... 

April 16, 2014 | Read the story »

Walmart To Hire 100 For Atmore Summer Opening

Walmart is looking to  hire about 100 people for their new store slated to open this summer in Atmore. A temporary hiring center is... 

April 16, 2014 | Read the story »

Tate Band Students Named To State Nine Star Honor Band

Five Tate High School band students have been named to the Nine Star Honor Band for the state of Florida. The Nine Star Honor Band... 

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Northview, Freeport Out Of District 3-1A Softball Tourney

The Northview Lady Chiefs and Freeport were knocked out of the District 3-1A Softball Tournament at Jay. In game one Tuesday afternoon,... 

April 16, 2014 | Read the story »

Abortion Parental Notice Case Divides Appeals Court

The girl was 17 years old, a good student, headed toward college — and pregnant. But her attempt to get an abortion without her... 

April 16, 2014 | Read the story »