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FWC Law Enforcement Report

FWC Law Enforcement Report

The Florida FWC Division of Law Enforcement reported the following activity during the two week period... 

March 29, 2017 | Read the story »

Two Arrested For Stealing Trailer After Stakeout, Police Chase

Two Arrested For Stealing Trailer After Stakeout, Police Chase

A police chase ended with two Montgomery men behind bars for stealing a tractor and trailer from an Atmore dealership. Deputy Paul... 

March 29, 2017 | Read the story »


House Moves Foward On Medical Marijuana

Pledging that it is only a start, a Florida House panel gave a thumbs-up Tuesday to a medical-marijuana proposal castigated by supporters... 

March 29, 2017 | Read the story »

Bratt Elementary Names March Students Of The Month

Bratt Elementary Names March Students Of The Month

The following students (pictured above) were named Students of the Month for March at Bratt Elementary School. Landon Allcock Kyle... 

March 29, 2017 | Read the story »

Dortch Homers As Northview Beats Baker; Ullrich Homers As Tate Tops Escambia

Dortch Homers As Northview Beats Baker; Ullrich Homers As Tate Tops Escambia

Northview 7, Tate 5 Peighton Dortch hit an inside the park home run Tuesday evening and Jamia Newton had a triple as the the Northview... 

March 29, 2017 | Read the story »

Northview Tops Jay In District Contest

Northview Tops Jay In District Contest

The Northview Chiefs defeated Jay 4-2 Tuesday at Bratt. Josh Neese pitched six for Northview allowing two hits, two runs and striking... 

March 29, 2017 | Read the story »

Three Northview Lifters Qualify For State Meet

Three Northview Lifters Qualify For State Meet

Northview High School’s Ohijie Elliott, Chase Olsen and M.J. Jones have all qualified for the 2017 FHSAA 1A State Weightlifting... 

March 29, 2017 | Read the story »

Unpaid Real Estate, Tangible Taxes Are Due This Week

Unpaid real estate and tangible property taxes are delinquent April 1, according to Escambia County Tax Collector Scott Lunsford. Penalties... 

March 28, 2017 | Read the story »

Parents Asked To Complete Short Survey About Their Child’s School

The Escambia County School District is conducting a parent satisfaction survey; parents are being asked to complete the simple online... 

March 28, 2017 | Read the story »

Northview Chiefs Beat The Escambia Gators

Northview 6, Escambia 5 The Northview Chiefs defeated the Escambia Gators 6-5 Monday night at Escambia. Escambia took a 2-0 lead with... 

March 28, 2017 | Read the story »

Lane Closures: Highway 99, Highway 196, Nine Mile Road

Highway 99, Highway 196 County Road 99 and County Road 196 will experience short-term lane closures beginning today. The closures... 

March 28, 2017 | Read the story »

Man Wanted For Murder

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a murder suspect. Claude Lee Whiting, 38, is wanted for the murder of 46-year... 

March 28, 2017 | Read the story »

FDOT: Delays At Highway 29, North Tate School Road

Drivers can expect delays this week on Highway 29 at North Tate School Road, according to the Florida Department of Transportation. ... 

March 27, 2017 | Read the story »

Latvala Vows Help For Department Of Corrections Employees

With the Florida Department of Corrections asking to boost pay for entry-level employees to help fight turnover, “help is on... 

March 27, 2017 | Read the story »

Saint Monica’s Cleans Up Along Highway 95A

Saint Monica’s Episcopal Church in Cantonment started a new ministry Sunday after their monthly potluck — their first... 

March 27, 2017 | Read the story »

Florida House Starts Moving On Higher Education Overhaul

A Florida House committee has endorsed its version of a higher-education reform bill, including expanding Bright Futures scholarships... 

March 26, 2017 | Read the story »

Program Honors Vietnam Veterans

The Atmore VFW Auxiliary hosted its fourth annual Vietnam Veterans Day Ceremony (formerly known as Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans... 

March 26, 2017 | Read the story »

Northview Lifters Take On Regionals, Set Personal Records

The Northview Boy’s weightlifting team competed today at Baker in the FHSAA 1A Region 1 Regional Meet. Placing for the Chiefs... 

March 26, 2017 | Read the story »

Free Kids Fishing Clinic Set For April

Teaching children a lifelong hobby, instilling appreciation for our marine environment and providing fun, family outings are the objectives... 

March 26, 2017 | Read the story »

Earth Day Celebration Planned

The Century Health and Rehabilitation Center is planning an Earth Day  Celebration for Saturday, April 22.  Vendor applications... 

March 26, 2017 | Read the story »

Taking It To The Streets: Pensacola Celebrates Ciclovia

The inaugural Ciclovia Open Streets Pensacola was held Saturday. Open Streets Pensacola was a free, safe, and inclusive event that... 

March 26, 2017 | Read the story »

Local Unemployment Rate Declines

The latest job numbers released Friday show the employment rate decreasing in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties. Escambia County’s... 

March 25, 2017 | Read the story »

Making Progress: Century Burns About One-Half Of 2016 Tornado Debris

In just over a week, the Town of Century has burned about one-half of the vegetative debris that was left behind when an EF-3 tornado... 

March 25, 2017 | Read the story »

Bald Eagle Released Back Into The Wild

The Wildlife Sanctuary of Northwest Florida released a juvenile bald eagle back into the wild Friday. Mardi Gras the Eagle was found... 

March 25, 2017 | Read the story »

FDOT: Weekly Traffic Alerts

Drivers will encounter traffic variations on the following state roads in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties as crews perform construction... 

March 25, 2017 | Read the story »

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: A Third Of The Way There (Maybe)

One-third of the way through this year’s legislative session — assuming that it wraps up on time — some of the debates... 

March 25, 2017 | Read the story »

Woman Convicted Of Stealing $300K From Disabled WWII Veteran

An Escambia County woman could spend the rest of her life in prison for stealing hundreds of thousand of dollars from a disabled veteran. Kelly... 

March 25, 2017 | Read the story »

No Injuries In Highway 29 Semi, Car Wreck

There were no injuries in a two vehicle crash involving a semi-truck and car this morning south of Molino. The accident was reported... 

March 24, 2017 | Read the story »

Escambia County March 29 Committee Of The Whole Rescheduled

The Board of County Commissioners Committee of the Whole Workshop originally scheduled for Wednesday, March 29 at 9 a.m. has been... 

March 24, 2017 | Read the story »

Century Man Charged With Assaulting Disabled Son’s Caretaker

A Century man has been charged with assaulting a caretaker working with his disabled son. The victim, who was employed by an agency... 

March 24, 2017 | Read the story »

Tate Grad To Depart On Unique College ‘Dorm Tour’ Concert Series

From day one Tate High School graduate Paul Vinson has had big dreams and on Monday his biggest dream yet becomes a reality. At 18-years... 

March 24, 2017 | Read the story »

Divided Senate Backs Ending ‘Liquor Wall’

A heavily lobbied proposal to knock down a Depression-era ban on liquor being sold alongside groceries narrowly survived the Senate... 

March 24, 2017 | Read the story »