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Lane Closures Begin Today On Jacks Branch Road

Lane Closures Begin Today On Jacks Branch Road

Drivers can expect delays on a portion of Jacks Branch Road beginning today and continuing through next week. Alternating lane closures... 

August 21, 2014 | Read the story »


Dangerous Heat Through The Weekend

A high pressure system over the area will bring afternoon temperatures in the mid 90’s near the coast, to near 100 inland from... 

August 21, 2014 | Read the story »


About 2,500 Cast Ballots, Early Voting Ends Saturday

Early voting is underway for the 2014 Primary Election in Escambia County. As of Wednesday night, 2,489 ballots have been cast. Early... 

August 21, 2014 | Read the story »


Florida Prisons Chief Launches Reform Efforts

Florida Department of Corrections Secretary Michael Crews is proposing a handful of prison reforms in the aftermath of reports about... 

August 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Tate Aggies Take On Gulf Breeze In Kickoff Classic Tonight

Tate Aggies Take On Gulf Breeze In Kickoff Classic Tonight

The Tate High School Aggies will travel to Gulf Breeze tonight at 7:00 for a kickoff classic. Here is how the regular season shapes... 

August 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Power Boat Stops In Cantonment In Advance Of Saturday Grand Prix

Power Boat Stops In Cantonment In Advance Of Saturday Grand Prix

The Stihl offshore racing boat US-1 was on display Wednesday at A-1 Small Engines  in Cantonment in advance of this weekend’s... 

August 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Suns OutSlug The Wahoos

Suns OutSlug The Wahoos

The Jacksonville Suns scored eight runs over the first four innings to knock Blue Wahoos starter Robert Stephenson (L, 6-9) from... 

August 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Over 700 Homes, Businesses Lose Power Tuesday Night

High winds as thunderstorms moved through the area Tuesday night left over 700 North Escambia area homes and businesses without power... 

August 20, 2014 | Read the story »

Northview Grad Baldwin Graduates From Military Basic Training

Air Force Airman Arthur Jacob Baldwin graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The... 

August 20, 2014 | Read the story »

Teen Injured In Cedar Tree Lane Crash

A teen was seriously injured in a single vehicle crash Tuesday evening in Cantonment. The driver of a Mazda 626 apparently lost control... 

August 20, 2014 | Read the story »

AARP: Older Floridians Worried About Finances

The senior-advocacy group AARP Florida released a survey Tuesday that found widespread financial concerns among people 50 and older. The... 

August 20, 2014 | Read the story »

Wahoos Blast Past Suns 8-4

Kyle Waldrop’s first-inning two-run home run was a sign of things to come for the Blue Wahoos on Tuesday night. It was the first... 

August 20, 2014 | Read the story »

Woman Charged With Abusing Disabled Elderly Roommate

A Cantonment woman has been charged with abusing her disabled elderly roommate. The roommate told Escambia County Sheriff’s deputies... 

August 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Murzin To Be Interviewed For PSC Job August 28

A state panel is expected to nominate candidates for two spots on the Florida Public Service Commission after conducting interviews... 

August 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Tax Offices Collect Hundreds Of Pounds Of Food For Manna

Escambia County Tax Collector offices recently concluded a food drive for Manna Food Panties.  Tax collector offices in Molino,... 

August 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Another Area West Nile Case Reported

Another human case of the West Nile Virus has been reported — this time in Santa Rosa County. The Florida Department of Health... 

August 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Wahoos Squander Lead Late, Fall 6-5 To Jacksonville

The Wahoos took a 5-2 lead into the eighth inning, but Jacksonville scored four times against Blue Wahoos reliever Ben Klimesh (L,... 

August 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Need To Apply For Free Or Reduced Lunches?

Parents can expedite the processing of  free or reduced lunch applications in Escambia County by submitted the form online. For the... 

August 18, 2014 | Read the story »

Teen Killed In Highway 4 Crash East Of Jay (Updated With Names)

UPDATE  — A teenager was killed and five people were injured in two-vehicle crash about eight miles east of  Jay Sunday night. According... 

August 18, 2014 | Read the story »

Three Years: Remembering LCpl Travis Nelson

Today marks the three year anniversary of the death of local Cpl. Travis M. Nelson. LCpl. Nelson gave all on the battlefields of Afghanistan... 

August 18, 2014 | Read the story »

Back To School Forecast: Chance Of Rain

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Monday Night A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.... 

August 18, 2014 | Read the story »

Escambia Sheriff’s Office: Top Five Back To School Safety Tips

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is offered the follow five back to school safety tips: More cars will be on the road –... 

August 18, 2014 | Read the story »

Wahoos Shut Out 4-0 In Series Opener

Despite a strong start from Daniel Corcino, the Wahoos were shut out by Jose Urena and the Jacksonville Suns 4-0 on Sunday night at... 

August 18, 2014 | Read the story »

Farm Share Provides Food For Families In Need

A free food giveaway was held Saturday in Century. Catholic Charities of Northwest Florida, the AmeriCorps Coalition of Santa Rosa... 

August 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Young Marines Honor The Memory Of LCpl Travis M. Nelson

A young Travis Nelson of Bratt grew up in a military family and had two things on his mind — fishing and growing up to join... 

August 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Cantonment Improvement Association Provides Free School Supplies

The Cantonment Improvement Committee’s annual Back to School Bash was held Saturday. The event included free school supplies... 

August 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Century Softball Tourney Benefits Chiefs Football

The Northview High School Quarterback Club held a double elimination coed softball tournament Saturday at Showalter Park in Century.... 

August 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Photos: Northview Tribal Beat Band Car Wash

Members of the Northview High School Tribal Beat Band held a car wash Saturday morning in Century.  The band members will held another... 

August 17, 2014 | Read the story »

1st Day Of School: Supply Lists, Bus Routes

Monday is the first day of school in Escambia County. For a school supply list, click here. For school bus routes and traffic laws,... 

August 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Molino ‘Day Of Hope’ Provides Free Schools, Groceries, Haircuts And More

A free “Day of Hope” provided free school supplies, food and an encouraging word Saturday in Molino. Hundreds of people... 

August 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: Signed, Sealed Delivered

It might not have been the shortest special session in history — that honor likely goes to an hours-long offshore drilling session... 

August 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Wahoos Lose 3-0, Drop Series With Mobile

The 140 game Southern League season is down to the last 15 games for the Pensacola Blue Wahoos. Wahoos Manager Delino DeShields said... 

August 17, 2014 | Read the story »