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Saying Goodbye: Eighth Grade Walk At Ernest Ward Middle

Saying Goodbye: Eighth Grade Walk At Ernest Ward Middle

The first eighth grade class to attend the newly rebuilt Ernest Ward Middle School in Walnut Hill ended their middle school careers... 

May 30, 2015 | Read the story »

Court Backs Slot Machines At Poarch Creek Racetrack

Court Backs Slot Machines At Poarch Creek Racetrack

In what could be a game changer in Florida’s gambling arena, an appeals court Friday ordered state regulators to allow slot... 

May 30, 2015 | Read the story »


Molino Crawfish Festival Today

The first Molino Crawfish Festival is going on today from 11 a.m. until. The event will be held at 6490 Highway 29 in Molino, next... 

May 30, 2015 | Read the story »


FWC Law Enforcement Report

The Florida FWC Division of Law Enforcement reported the following activity during the weekly period ending May 28... 

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Escambia Man Pleads Guility To Distributing Child Porn

An Escambia County man pled guilty this week to receipt and distribution of child pornography. During his plea, 35-year old Kandel... 

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Braves Win Pitchers’ Duel Over Blue Wahoos

Friday night’s contest in Mississippi ended with a score of 1-0 as the Pensacola Blue Wahoos (21-27) lost a pitching battle to... 

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Century’s Showalter Celebrates 400th Win With The Orioles

Century’s Showalter Celebrates 400th Win With The Orioles

Former Century resident Buck Showalter celebrated his 400th win as manager of the Baltimore Orioles Friday night. The Orioles beat... 

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Escambia County High Seniors Graduate With Over $1 Million In Scholarships

Escambia County High Seniors Graduate With Over $1 Million In Scholarships

The Escambia County High School Class of 2015 graduated Friday evening in Atmore. Class members collectively earned over $1 million... 

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Northview Chiefs Schedule Summer Baseball Camp

The Northview Chiefs have scheduled a Summer Baseball Camp . The camp will be held June 1-4 and June 8-11 from 9 a.m. until noon.... 

May 29, 2015 | Read the story »

Braves Beat The Wahoos

Mississippi Braves pitcher Tyrell Jenkins loaded the bases in the first two innings against the Pensacola Blue Wahoos in Thursday’s... 

May 29, 2015 | Read the story »

Bratt Elementary Presents Grade 3-4 Awards

Bratt Elementary School presented the following awards Wednesday to students in the third and fourth grades: Honor Roll A’s &... 

May 28, 2015 | Read the story »

Poarch Creeks File Suit To Stop $23 Million Escambia County (AL) Taxation Attempt

The Poarch Creek Indians have filed a federal suit against Escambia County (AL) Tax Assessor James H. Hildreth, Jr. over his attempt... 

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NOAA Calls For ‘Below Average’ Hurricane Season

NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center says the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season will likely be below-normal, but that’s no reason to... 

May 28, 2015 | Read the story »

Hot Button Health Issues Added To Special Session

The House and Senate have long been divided about a proposal to expand health coverage for hundreds of thousands of low-income Floridians. But... 

May 28, 2015 | Read the story »

Inmate Dies At Escambia County Jail

An Escambia County Jail inmate died Wednesday morning at the Escambia County Jail. The 53-year old black male was found unresponsive... 

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Two Charged With Putting Sand, Water Into Deputy’s Jet Ski

Two  are facing charges for tampering with the fuel tank of a jet ski belonging to the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office. According... 

May 28, 2015 | Read the story »

Tate’s Perkins Named Florida’s 7A Player Of Year; Wyatt Coach Of Year

Tate High School’s Tori Perkins has been named the Class 7A softball player of the year, and Tate coach Melinda Wyatt has been... 

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Judge Clears Legal Web For Florida Medical Marijuana By Year’s End

Patients could have access to long-awaited, non-euphoric pot products by the end of the year, after a judge on Wednesday rejected... 

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Blue Wahoos Beat Mississippi Braves In 14 Innings

Ray Chang was rewarded for his hot hitting for the Pensacola Blue Wahoos by batting third in the lineup on the road against the Mississippi... 

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Century Business Center To Host Chamber General Meeting

The Century Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a general membership meeting next week at the Century Business Center. “We hope... 

May 27, 2015 | Read the story »

Bratt Elementary Presents Grade K-2 Awards

Bratt Elementary School presented the following awards Tuesday for grades K-2: Honor Roll All A’s & B’s Bailey Blackwell Isaiah... 

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Senate Floats Revised Health Coverage Plan

Senate leaders floated a revised plan Tuesday in an effort to break the logjam over extending health insurance to hundreds of thousands... 

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Escambia Man Dies Following Motorcycle Crash

An Escambia County man involved in motorcycle crash early Monday morning has passed away. According to the Florida Highway Patrol,... 

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Northview Presents Academic Awards For Grades 9-11

Northview High School recognized academic award winners in grades 9-11 Tuesday morning. World History HAA: Jewel Garner World History... 

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Amendment 1 Backers To Rally For Land Purchases

Environmentalists plan to hold rallies across Florida this weekend, again calling on lawmakers to boost the amount of money for land... 

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National Missing Children’s Day: Search Continues In North Escambia Case

A Tate High School student last seen over a dozen years ago in North Escambia was among those remembered Monday on National Missing... 

May 26, 2015 | Read the story »

Memorial Day Services Honors The Fallen (With Photo Gallery)

Over 100 people gathered in Atmore Monday morning for a Memorial Day service to recognize those that have served and paid the... 

May 26, 2015 | Read the story »

State Health Department Shuts Down Escambia Unlicensed Massage Therapists

The Florida Department of Health, with support from local law enforcement agencies, carried out Statewide Operation Trigger Point... 

May 26, 2015 | Read the story »

Fischer Awarded Gandy Memorial Scholarship

Clayton Thomas Fischer has been named the winner of this year’s Gandy Memorial Scholarship. With a grade point average of 3.83... 

May 26, 2015 | Read the story »

Ernest Ward Teacher Receives Surprise Visit From Soldier Son (With Video)

Ernest Ward Middle School teacher Connie Chamberlin received a lunchtime surprise, as her soldier son popped into the school cafeteria... 

May 26, 2015 | Read the story »

Wahoos Recognize State Champion Tate Lady Aggies

The Class 7A softball state champion Tate Lady Aggies were recognized Monday evening by the Pensacola Blue Wahoos. They also had... 

May 26, 2015 | Read the story »

Jim Allen Elementary Recognizes Students For Six Years Of Perfect Attendance

Jim Allen Elementary School is recognizing two students for perfect attendance — for the last six years. Carris McLaughlin and... 

May 26, 2015 | Read the story »

Wahoos Clinch Series Against Jackson

If you believe 11-year veteran minor leaguer Ray Chang, the Pensacola Blue Wahoos victory over the Jackson Generals was never in doubt. Trailing... 

May 26, 2015 | Read the story »