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Pedestrian Killed On Mobile Highway

A pedestrian was struck and killed on Mobile Highway in front of Walmart this morning. The Florida Highway Patrol said 46-year old... 

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Appliance Sales Tax Holiday Coming This Weekend

Appliance Sales Tax Holiday Coming This Weekend

Another sales tax holiday is on the way this weekend…this time on certain energy saving appliances and fixtures. Florida shoppers... 

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Ernest Ward Middle Names September Students Of The Month

Ernest Ward Middle Names September Students Of The Month

Ernest Ward Middle School has named September Students of the Month. They are Libby Pugh (pictured left), sixth grade; Bailey  Van... 

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Moving Into A Much Drier, Slightly Cooler Weather Period

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Wednesday Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a... 

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Florida DOE Drops Young Elementary Reading Test

A test given to young elementary school students will not be used this year, according to the Florida Department of Education. The... 

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Northview Chiefs Name Players Of The Week

Northview Chiefs Name Players Of The Week

The Northview Chiefs have named Players of the Week from last Friday night’s 24-6 win over Chipley. They are: OFFENSE Keondrae... 

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NWE Takes 3 of 4 From W.S. Neal, Set To Face Jay Saturday

NWE Takes 3 of 4 From W.S. Neal, Set To Face Jay Saturday

Northwest Escambia Youth Football and Cheer hosted the W.S. Neal Eagles this past Saturday at Tommy Weaver Memorial Stadium on the... 

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Marvel Comics Creates New ‘Captain Citrus’ For Struggling Industry

Marvel Comics Creates New ‘Captain Citrus’ For Struggling Industry

Florida’s homegrown superhero, Captain Citrus, has undergone a $1 million head-to-toe makeover with the help of comic-book giant... 

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Envision Escambia 2028: County Releases First Round Of Survey Results

Just after Labor Day, Escambia County launched an online survey to gauge the opinions of residents about a variety of topics of importance... 

September 16, 2014 | Read the story »

Highway 164 Residents Lose Power For Hours Following Wreck

Residents in the area of Highway 164 and Green Village Road near Walnut Hill were without power for over three hours Monday evening... 

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CareerSource Escarosa Offers Skill Assessment Testing

CareerSource Escarosa will offer Skill Assessment Tests to Escambia County residents as part of the Escarosa Community Occupational... 

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Volleyball: Northview Beats W.S. Neal (With Gallery)

The Northview Chiefs beat W.S. Neal of East Brewton, AL, Monday afternoon in Bratt in both varsity and junior varsity volleyball... 

September 16, 2014 | Read the story »

More Rain Possible Today, Sunny And Dry Skies To Return

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Tuesday A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly... 

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Tate Grad Lorzeno Long Leads Wofford College To Big Win

2013 Tate High School graduate Lorenzo Long led Wofford College Terriers to a 42-27 win over North Greenville Saturday in Spartanburg,... 

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ECSO Seeks Witnesses To Weekend Convenience Store Murder

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a possible witness to the Saturday homicide of a 50-year old store clerk... 

September 15, 2014 | Read the story »

Cobb Graduates From Basic Military Training

Air Force Airman 1st Class Avery N. Cobb graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The... 

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All West Florida Libraries To Close A Couple Of Days Next Week

All West Florida Public Library System locations will be closed to the public on next Monday and Tuesdeay, September 22-23. During... 

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Greater Escambia Relay For Life Kickoff Event Set For Tuesday

Team captains, survivors and community members are invited to attend the 2015 Kickoff of Relay for Life of Greater Escambia. The event... 

September 14, 2014 | Read the story »

FDOT Warns About Campaign Signs On The Right Of Way

As election season gears up across Northwest Florida, the Florida Department of Transportation is reminding all citizens that state... 

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Northview Tribal Beat Performs At Troy Band Day

Nearly 2,000 middle and high school band members — including the Northview High School Tribal Beat –  performed alongside... 

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Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: Get That Pot To Sick Kids ASAP

Health regulators are wasting no time getting Florida ready for the “green rush” already sweeping the state as they craft... 

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Church Back To School Splash Benefits Molino Park Elementary

Aldersgate United  Methodist Church in Molino held a Back to School Splash for the community Saturday afternoon.  Everything was... 

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Federal Charge Dismissed Against Molino Man Convicted Of Stealing Copper Wire

Federal charges have been dismissed against a Molino man that allegedly took copper wire from aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola and... 

September 13, 2014 | Read the story »

Northview Rolls Over Chipley (With Photo Gallery)

The Northview Chiefs rolled over the Chipley Tigers Friday night in Bratt, 24-6. The Chiefs lit up the scoreboard first with a 17-yard... 

September 13, 2014 | Read the story »

Weekend Gardening: It’s Easy To Attract Hummingbirds

by Santa Rosa County Extension Few sights are more thrilling in the garden than rapidly moving hummingbirds darting among colorful... 

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Tate Blows Away Panama City Bay (With Photo Gallery)

The Tate Aggies beat Panama City Bay 47-0 Friday night in Panama City in a game that ended with the mercy rule’s running clock. The... 

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Woman Gets 20 Years For Carjackings After Luring Victims Online

An Escambia County woman was sentenced to 20 years in prison for carjackings and related crimes in which she used social media find... 

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Florida Corrections Continues Terminations For Inappropriate And Criminal Behavior

Friday, the Florida Department of Corrections announced that in addition to the six members of its staff that were terminated Thursday,... 

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Friday Night Football Finals

Here is a look at Friday night’s high school finals. FLORIDA Northview 24, Chipley 6 [Read more...] Vernon 42, Jay 3 Tate... 

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Second Time In A Week: Pygmy Rattlesnake Bites Victim Near Walnut Hill

For the second time in less than a week, someone has been bitten by a pygmy rattlesnake near Walnut Hill and airlifted to a Pensacola... 

September 12, 2014 | Read the story »

District 5 Commissioner Barry To Hold Walnut Hill Town Hall Monday Night

District 5 Escambia County Commissioner Steven Barry will hold a joint town hall meeting and Local Option Sales Tax (LOST) meeting... 

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Six Department Of Corrections Staff Arrested And Fired

Six Florida Department of Corrections employees have been arrested and fired for alleged wrongdoings at a Panhandle facility. The DOC... 

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Senator: Make Florida Students Pass Financial Literacy Class To Graduate

A Port Orange senator has announced that she will introduce legislation during the 2015 session that would require Florida students... 

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