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Navy Donates T-39 Training Aircraft To George Stone Technical Center

Navy Donates T-39 Training Aircraft To George Stone Technical Center

Like many retired Navy veterans that have served  decades on active duty only to return to serving their country in another role,... 

October 22, 2014 | Read the story »

State To Seek Death Penalty For Parents Charged With Toddler’s Death

State To Seek Death Penalty For Parents Charged With Toddler’s Death

State Attorney Bill Eddins said Tuesday that the State intends to seek the death penalty against against Christopher L. Redd and Jennifer... 

October 22, 2014 | Read the story »


Peanut Butter Drive Continues

The Escambia County Extension office, Santa Rosa County Extension office along with the University of Florida Institute of Food &... 

October 22, 2014 | Read the story »


Escambia School District Cuts Energy Costs By $27.6 Million

Energy savings measures at Escambia County schools have not only saved the district money, they have now won a national award. The... 

October 22, 2014 | Read the story »

Flomaton Defeats Ernest Ward (With Photo Gallery)

Flomaton Defeats Ernest Ward (With Photo Gallery)

The Ernest Ward Middle School Eagles, the only middle school football team in Escambia County (FL), wrapped up their season Tuesday... 

October 22, 2014 | Read the story »

Scott, Crist Turn Up The Heat In Final Debate

Scott, Crist Turn Up The Heat In Final Debate

In their final — and most heated — debate before the Nov. 4 election, incumbent Republican Gov. Rick Scott and former... 

October 22, 2014 | Read the story »

Early Voting Begins With 1625 Ballots Cast In Escambia County

Monday was the first day of early voting in Escambia County, with 1,625 total ballots cast. In North Escambia, there were 97 ballots... 

October 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Sweet Math Project: Northview Students Supersize Candy

Geometry students at Northview High School recently completed a really sweet project — scaling ordinary candy packages into... 

October 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Five Questions For Florida DOC Secretary Michael Crews

Gov. Rick Scott tapped Florida Department of Corrections Secretary Michael Crews two years ago to oversee an agency that is responsible... 

October 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Escambia (AL) Sheriff Candidate Heath Jackson Endorsed By Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Heath Jackson, Republican candidate for sheriff of Escambia County, AL, announced Monday that he has been endorsed by “America’s... 

October 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Florida DEP Open House For Home Buyers, Real Estate Agents, Developers

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Northwest District invites real estate agents, developers and potential... 

October 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Owe Santa Rosa County Money? There Are New Payment Options

Customers owing money to Santa Rosa County  can now  establish payment plans using automated withdrawals from their checking account... 

October 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Northview FFA Receives National Grant For Poultry Project

The Northview High School FFA has received a Local Program Support Grant sponsored by the National FFA Alumni Association. The $1,000... 

October 20, 2014 | Read the story »

Weekend Gardening: Colorful Bedding Plants Can Brighten A Winter Day

by Santa Rosa Extension Service Decreasing day length is a signal to start preparing for winter. Soon, deciduous shrubs will drop... 

October 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: Fangate, The Winds Of War

An ill wind blew across Florida politics this week. And much of it was generated by an electric fan. Former Gov. Charlie Crist’s... 

October 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Election Preview: Charlie Crist, The People’s Governor?

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of articles from The News Service of Florida, which will include an upcoming story about... 

October 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Mother And Son Indicted In Murder Of Covenience Store Owner

An Escambia County Grand Jury had indicted Dontonio Diaz Thornton and Willie Mae Thornton with one count of first degree murder-premeditated... 

October 18, 2014 | Read the story »

Three County Unemployment Rate Falls

The latest job numbers released Friday show the unemployment level decreasing in the  North Escambia area. Escambia County’s unemployment... 

October 18, 2014 | Read the story »

Tate Gets District Win Over Crestview (With Photo Gallery)

The Tate Aggies beat the Crestview Bulldogs Friday night, 42-28 With 6:31 to go in the first quarter, the Bulldogs took an early lead... 

October 18, 2014 | Read the story »

Suffering From Allergies? Don’t Blame The Goldenrods

The bright yellow flowers of the goldenrod are everywhere in the North Escambia area, taking the blame from allergy sufferers. But... 

October 18, 2014 | Read the story »

High School Football Finals

Here is a look at Friday night’s high school football finals score from around the area. FLORIDA Northview 43, Freeport 9 [Read... 

October 18, 2014 | Read the story »

Northview Pounds Freeport

The Northview Chiefs were ranked No. 5 in the state in Class 1A as they headed into a 43-9 pounding of the Freeport Bulldogs Friday... 

October 18, 2014 | Read the story »

NWS: Monday Night Storm Damage In Cottage Hill Was Not A Tornado

Damage to several homes and outbuilding in the Cottage Hill area Monday was not caused by a tornado — that’s the word... 

October 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Century Correctional K-9 Unit Places 2nd, Escambia Road Prison 6th, In Southern States Manhunt Competition

The Century Correctional Institution K-9 Unit placed second in the multi-leash division in the recent Southern States Manhunt Competition,... 

October 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Public Meeting To Address Roundabout At Mobile Highway, Beulah Road

The Florida Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting concerning the placement of a traffic roundabout at the intersection... 

October 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Amendment 3 Could Determine Future Of Florida Supreme Court

A low-profile ballot proposal that supporters say would avert a constitutional crisis but opponents say is nothing more than thinly-veiled... 

October 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Mosquito Borne Illness Alert Remains In Effect For Escambia County

An mosquito-borne illness alert  for Escambia County is continuing, according to the Florida Department of Health in Escambia County... 

October 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Foley Defeats Ernest Ward

The Foley Lions defeated the Ernest Ward Middle School Eagle Thursday night, 26-12. Ernest Ward, Escambia County’s only middle... 

October 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Tate Lady Aggies Softball to Host Softball Camp

The Tate High School Aggies Softball team will host a November Camp on Saturday, November 1st at the school’s softball field. There... 

October 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Supreme Court Rejects Cellphone Tracking By Police

Pointing to privacy rights, the Florida Supreme Court on Thursday said police need to get warrants before using cell-phone information... 

October 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Victims Identified In Jay Murder Suicide

The Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office has released the names of two people involved in an apparent-murder suicide near Jay... 

October 16, 2014 | Read the story »