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Lowes Community Heroes Spruce Up Century Healthy Start

Lowes Community Heroes Spruce Up Century Healthy Start

Volunteers from the Lowes on Airport Boulevard in Pensacola worked Thursday to spruce up the landscaping around the Century Healthy... 

June 24, 2016 | Read the story »


Sunny, Middle 90’s Today

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Friday: Sunny, with a high near 95. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Friday... 

June 24, 2016 | Read the story »


Election Watch: Additional Candidates Officially Qualify Thursday

This is qualifying week for candidates seeking local office. Friday at noon is the deadline to qualify for local offices. Those that... 

June 24, 2016 | Read the story »


Scott Allocates Millions For Zika Fight

Gov. Rick Scott issued an executive order Thursday that pumps $26.2 million into the fight against the mosquito-borne Zika virus, as... 

June 24, 2016 | Read the story »


Volunteers Sought For County Planning Board

The Escambia County Board of County Commissioners is seeking Escambia County residents interested in volunteering to be considered... 

June 24, 2016 | Read the story »

Donations Accepted For Local Firefighter Injured In Motorcycle Crash

Donations Accepted For Local Firefighter Injured In Motorcycle Crash

Local residents are coming to the aid of a Molino firefighter seriously injured when the driver of a pickup truck pulled into the... 

June 24, 2016 | Read the story »

Wahoos Win Second Half Opener

Wahoos Win Second Half Opener

Three Reds youngsters made their Double-A debuts for the Pensacola Blue Wahoos Thursday night at Smokies Stadium. Reds No. 10 prospect... 

June 24, 2016 | Read the story »

Election Watch: More Candidates Qualify On Wednesday

This is qualifying week for candidates seeking local office. Those that qualified Wednesday for local offices are listed below. For... 

June 23, 2016 | Read the story »

Motorcyclist Injured In Molino Crash; Pickup Driver Cited

A motorcyclist was injured late Wednesday afternoon in a Molino crash. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the driver of the... 

June 23, 2016 | Read the story »

FWC Shoots Down 2016 Black Bear Hunt

Florida’s growing bear population will be out of the hunting crosshairs for this year. But a one-year pause may simply help... 

June 23, 2016 | Read the story »

Citizens Signs Off On Possible Rate Hikes

Pointing to a “crisis” in costly water-damage claims, the Citizens Property Insurance Board of Governors on Wednesday... 

June 23, 2016 | Read the story »

Investigators Seek Man For Questioning In Homicide Case

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help is finding Bobby “B.J.” Hawkins. He’s... 

June 23, 2016 | Read the story »

Free Food, Math And Reading Help At Cantonment’s Carver Park

The first hot dog in the park event was held Wednesday at Carver Park in Cantonment, with kids able to enjoy a free meal and some... 

June 23, 2016 | Read the story »

State Brings Back ‘Arrive Alive’ License Plate

The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) has unveiled the newest version of its “Arrive Alive” license... 

June 23, 2016 | Read the story »

Rubio Re-election Bid Remakes Senate Race

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio announced Wednesday that he will run for re-election this year, reversing a longstanding pledge to give up his... 

June 23, 2016 | Read the story »

Election Watch: Two Candidates Officially Qualify On Tuesday

This is qualifying week for candidates seeking local office. Those qualified Tuesday for local offices are listed below. For additional... 

June 22, 2016 | Read the story »

Lake Stone Caretaker Reappointed

The Escambia County Commission has extended their caretaker agreement for the Lake Stone Campground near Century. Dennis Keith Cole... 

June 22, 2016 | Read the story »

Tate’s Grammer Receives State FFA Equine Proficiency Award

Tate High School FFA members Rachel Grammer  received the Equine Proficiency Award at the Florida State FFA Convention last week... 

June 22, 2016 | Read the story »

FWC Cracking Down On Boating Under The Influence

As the summer recreational boating season gets into full swing, the FWC Law Enforcement Division is ramping up its enforcement efforts... 

June 22, 2016 | Read the story »

Another Semi Truck Overturns In North Century Boulevard Curve

For the second time in just over a week, and 18-wheeler has overturned on North Century Boulevard near Jackson Street, just south... 

June 21, 2016 | Read the story »

Election Watch: Several Candidates Officially Qualify On Monday

Monday marked the first day of qualifying week for candidates seeking local office. Those qualified as of close of business Monday... 

June 21, 2016 | Read the story »

Owe A Library Fine? Pay With Cash — Or Blood

The West Florida Public Libraries will now accept blood in lieu of library fines. The library will waive fines up to $50 for participating... 

June 21, 2016 | Read the story »

Evers Riles Activists With AR-15 Facebook Giveaway

Barely a week after the worst mass shooting in the nation’s history, state Sen. Greg Evers — running in a hotly contested... 

June 21, 2016 | Read the story »

Escambia District High School, Middle School Report Cards On The Way

Escambia County School District high school and middle school report cards will be on the way later this week, nearly a month after... 

June 21, 2016 | Read the story »

Photos: The Strawberry Moon

The summer solstice coincided with a full moon Monday night — a rare event that last happened in 1967 and won’t happen... 

June 21, 2016 | Read the story »

County Waives Noise Ordinance For Event At Molino Bar

The Escambia County Commission has voted  to approve a limited waiver of the county’s noise ordinances for an outdoor event... 

June 20, 2016 | Read the story »

Driver Flips Pickup Truck Off Bridge

One person was injured when he flipped his truck off the Eleven Mile Creek Bridge on East Kingsfield Road late Sunday morning. After... 

June 20, 2016 | Read the story »

Escambia County FFA Students Receive State FFA Degrees

A dozen Escambia County FFA members received their coveted State FFA Degrees last Friday during the 88th Florida FFA Convention in... 

June 20, 2016 | Read the story »

Century $400K Grant Recognized In Brownsfields Redevelopment Forum

Nearly 70 representatives from local government and engineering and environmental consulting firms joined state and federal experts... 

June 20, 2016 | Read the story »

One Injured In Cantonment Wreck

The driver of a Toyota Tacoma was injured when he lost control and ran off the roadway on Annie Bell Driver near Jacks Branch Road... 

June 20, 2016 | Read the story »

Vehicle Fire Extinguished Before Home Is Damaged

Firefighters were able to extinguish a vehicle fire early this morning before it spread to a nearby home.  The Beulah Station of... 

June 20, 2016 | Read the story »

Gun Sales Soar After Orlando Shooting

Gun sales have dramatically increased in Florida in the wake of Sunday’s mass shooting at an Orlando nightclub that left 49... 

June 20, 2016 | Read the story »