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Northview Names Homecoming Court; Plans Parade, Lunch, Pep Rally

Northview Names Homecoming Court; Plans Parade, Lunch, Pep Rally

It’s homecoming week at Northview High School, culminating Friday with a parade, the naming of class maids and homecoming queen,... 

October 2, 2014 | Read the story »


Rain Becoming Likely By Friday, Then Turning Cooler

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Thursday A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high... 

October 2, 2014 | Read the story »


Local Option Sales Tax Meeting Monday At Ransom Middle

A Local Option Sales Tax (LOST) Town Hall meeting will take place Monday at Ransom Middle School, 1000 West Kingsfield Road, at 5:30... 

October 2, 2014 | Read the story »


Monday Is Voter Registration Deadline; Florida Democrats Outnumber Republicans

With the November elections little more than a month away, Floridians face a Monday deadline to register to vote. Meanwhile, Florida... 

October 2, 2014 | Read the story »


Another 215,000 Citizens Policies Approved For Private Market

The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation announced Wednesday that up to 215,488 customers of Citizens Property Insurance Corp. could... 

October 2, 2014 | Read the story »

Apply Now For Cogongrass Treatment Cost-Share Program In Escambia County

Apply Now For Cogongrass Treatment Cost-Share Program In Escambia County

The Florida Forest Service is now accepting applications in Escambia County for the Cogongrass Treatment Cost-Share Program. “Invasive... 

October 2, 2014 | Read the story »

Attempted Child Abduction Under Investigation

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a possible attempted child abduction. On Monday afternoon, a seven-year... 

October 1, 2014 | Read the story »

32 New Laws Take Effect In Florida

Long-sought regulations on Florida’s commercial parasailing industry, along with a measure about crimes against unborn children,... 

October 1, 2014 | Read the story »

UF Report: Consumer Confidence Hits Post-Recession High

The state’s consumer confidence has reached a post-recession high, according to a University of Florida report released Tuesday On... 

October 1, 2014 | Read the story »

Whistleblowers Risk Retaliation As Part Of Prison ‘Culture’

Whistleblowers at a North Florida prison were punished by their bosses after exposing abuse of inmates, including an instance where... 

October 1, 2014 | Read the story »

Middle School Football: Ernest Ward Beats Jay (With Photo Gallery)

The Ernest Ward Eagles defeated the Jay Royals in middle school football Tuesday evening in Walnut Hill, 24-12. The EWMS Eagles will... 

October 1, 2014 | Read the story »

Volleyball: Baker Sweeps Northview (With Photo Gallery)

In varsity action Tuesday evening,  Baker defeated Northview in three straight, 25-7, 25-20, 25-13. The Northview JV will host the... 

October 1, 2014 | Read the story »

Envision Escambia: Drainage Survey Results

A new Escambia County survey reveals what county residents thing about drainage in the county. The survey was the third in an “Envision... 

September 30, 2014 | Read the story »

Florida Board Of Ed Approves Record Per Student Funding

Backing a pledge made by Gov. Rick Scott, the Florida Board of Education on Monday approved a proposed 2015-16 budget that includes... 

September 30, 2014 | Read the story »

UF/IFAS Moves Closer In Quest For Peanut That Won’t Cause Allergic Reaction

A University of Florida scientist has moved one step closer to his goal of eliminating 99.9 percent of peanut allergens by removing... 

September 30, 2014 | Read the story »

One Charged In Early Sunday Morning Shooting In Escambia County

One person was arrested after a weekend shooting in Escambia County. The shooting happened in the parking lot of Gene’s Lounge... 

September 29, 2014 | Read the story »

Exoskelton Created In Escambia County To Be Featured On Discovery Channel

An upcoming segment of The Discovery Channel’s Daily Planet program will feature a new exercise exoskeleton developed by researchers... 

September 29, 2014 | Read the story »

Florida Dept. Of Corrections Targets Problems With Inmate Health Care

Department of Corrections Secretary Mike Crews is threatening to stop payments to a Missouri-based company that won a five-year, $1.2... 

September 29, 2014 | Read the story »

Northview Homecoming Parade Entry Deadline Is Tuesday; Homecoming Meal Available

The sixth annual Northview High School Homecoming Parade is Friday, and the deadline for entries is tomorrow. The parade will line... 

September 29, 2014 | Read the story »

Learn More About Proposed Tax, New Santa Rosa Judicial Center At Jay Meeting

Residents in northern Santa Rosa County will have the chance Tuesday to learn more about a possible new judicial center. On the November... 

September 29, 2014 | Read the story »

High School Football District Standings, Schedules

Here is a look at local high school football district standings, scores from last week, and Friday night’s schedule for Florida... 

September 29, 2014 | Read the story »

Suspect Sketch Released In Cantonment Carjacking, Attempted Sexual Assault

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is continuing their efforts to find a man believed to have carjacked a woman in Cantonment... 

September 28, 2014 | Read the story »

No Injuries In Bratt Hit And Run Accident

There were no injuries in a hit and run accident reported about 7:30 Saturday night at the intersection of West Highway 4 and Pine... 

September 28, 2014 | Read the story »

Don’t Want A $456 Ticket? Slow Down In School Zones

Zoom through the Ernest Ward Middle or Molino Park Elementary, or any other school zone at 45 mph and it will cost you … $456... 

September 28, 2014 | Read the story »

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: It’s Fall, But The Politics Are Only Getting Hotter

Summer officially ended Monday, and the temperature seemed to drop in Tallahassee. It wasn’t cool, per se, but at least going... 

September 28, 2014 | Read the story »

Four Injured In Highway 29 Crash In Molino

Four people were injured in a two-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon on Highway 29 in Molino. The wreck happened about 3:40 p.m. on... 

September 27, 2014 | Read the story »

Suspicious Vehicle Fire Under Investigation

A suspicious vehicle  fire early Saturday morning in Molino is under investigation. A nearby resident noticed smoke about 2 a.m. from... 

September 27, 2014 | Read the story »

FEMA Set To Pay Escambia County About $10 Million For Flood Damage

The numbers are in from the federal government on the April floods and how much they are willing to pay local governments for repairs... 

September 27, 2014 | Read the story »

Tate Bounces Back For OT Win Over Pine Forest (With Photo Gallery)

Tate Aggie fans that left Pine Forest High early Friday night really missed out. Down 26-12 with six minutes to go in the game, the... 

September 27, 2014 | Read the story »

Fire Marshal: Lamp Sparked Apartment Fire; Multiple Units Condemned

The Florida State Fire Marshal’s Office says a lamp in an upstairs apartment sparked a blaze Wednesday at the Briarwood Condominiums... 

September 27, 2014 | Read the story »

Northview Falls To Choctaw

The 1A Northview Chiefs stepped up multiple classes Friday night to take on the Class 6A Choctaw Indians on the road. And the Chiefs... 

September 27, 2014 | Read the story »