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Prayer And WD-40: 106-Year Old Hattie Schneider Passes Away

Prayer And WD-40: 106-Year Old Hattie Schneider Passes Away

One of the North Escambia area’s oldest residents has passed way. Hattie Schneider of Molino turn 106 last March, giving credit... 

April 27, 2015 | Read the story »


$17 Million In Property Taxes Unpaid, Due By Thursday

All 2014 unpaid real estate and tangible personal property taxes must be paid and receipted by close of business Thursday, April... 

April 27, 2015 | Read the story »


Flash Flood Watch, Slight Risk Of Severe Storms

There is a flash flood watch in effect for today. There is also a slight risk of severe storms in the area outlined in yellow above,... 

April 27, 2015 | Read the story »


New Members Inducted Into Northview High Beta Club

New members were recently inducted into the National Beta Club at Northview High School. The news members are: Autumn Albritton Alyssa... 

April 27, 2015 | Read the story »


House Backs Evers Plan To Unbuckle Rural Letter Carriers

Despite safety concerns raised by some lawmakers, the House have given final approval to a bill by Sen. Greg. Evers that would exempt... 

April 27, 2015 | Read the story »

Authorities Seaching For Attempted Homicide Suspect

Authorities Seaching For Attempted Homicide Suspect

Authorities are searching for a man accused of choking and shooting a woman Sunday. Terrill Lamar Jenkins, 33, is wanted for attempted... 

April 27, 2015 | Read the story »

Blue Wahoos Split Doubleheader With Biloxi

Blue Wahoos Split Doubleheader With Biloxi

A few days ago, reliever Layne Somsen learned he would get the start for the Pensacola Blue Wahoos against the Southern League South-leading... 

April 27, 2015 | Read the story »

Nighttime Lane Restrictions Planned for Nine Mile Road

Eastbound traffic on Nine Mile Road will be restricted west of I-10, near Heritage Oaks Drive, in Escambia County, from 8 p.m. to... 

April 26, 2015 | Read the story »

House, Senate Sill At Odds Over Budget Negotiations

House and Senate leaders continued to swap offers on the broad outlines of a budget Friday, but remained far apart on more than just... 

April 26, 2015 | Read the story »

Prison Overhaul Headed Back To Senate

After months of reports about inmate abuse and alleged cover-ups in the state prison system, the House on Friday unanimously approved... 

April 26, 2015 | Read the story »

Biloxi Beats The Wahoos

Pensacola Blue Wahoos outfielder Jesse Winker hit a deep fly ball to the 400-foot sign in centerfield with his final swing of the... 

April 26, 2015 | Read the story »

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: Should I Stay, Or Should I Go

Normally, the next-to-last week of the legislative session would be spent putting the pieces in place for the ceremonial handkerchief... 

April 26, 2015 | Read the story »

Abortion Waiting Period Awaits Scott’s Signature

A bill that would require 24-hour waiting periods before women can have abortions is heading to the desk of Gov. Rick Scott, following... 

April 25, 2015 | Read the story »

Escambia Man Facing Child Porn Charges

An Escambia County man had been indicted on multiple child pornography charges by a federal grand jury. Kandel Marki Whiting, 35, is... 

April 25, 2015 | Read the story »

Jim Allen Elementary Students Take Part In 4-H Speech Contest

Fourth graders at Jim Allen Elementary School took participated in the Tropicana 4-H Speech Contest on Friday. First place was awarded... 

April 25, 2015 | Read the story »

‘Growlers’ Going To The Governor

Half-gallon “growlers” are closer to going under brewery taps across Florida. The House on Friday joined the Senate in... 

April 25, 2015 | Read the story »

Molino 16U Lady Jags Win Mid Season Tournament

Both of the Molino 16U Molino softball teams won championships in their mid-season tournaments. The Lady Jaguars coached by Donnie... 

April 25, 2015 | Read the story »

Barons Take Series Over Wahoos

Joey DeMichele clinched the series for the Birmingham Barons (7-7) with a line drive to right field in a 2-1 walk-off victory over... 

April 25, 2015 | Read the story »

Santa Rosa Drops Plans To Rezone Nine Schools

After a public outcry against the idea, the Santa Rosa County School Board voted late Thursday night to kill a plan that would have... 

April 24, 2015 | Read the story »

Northview Chiefs Win District 1A Championship (With Photo Gallery)

The Northview Chiefs captured their first District 1A  title as they destroyed Chipley 11-1 Thursday night in Bonifay. Brett Weeks... 

April 24, 2015 | Read the story »

Bratt First Graders Present ‘How Does Your Garden Grow’ (With Gallery)

First grade students at Bratt Elementary School presented the program “How Does Your Garden Grow” Thursday morning for... 

April 24, 2015 | Read the story »

FHP Still Seeking Highway 97 Hit And Run Driver, Reward Offered

The Florida Highway Patrol is still seeking a hit and run driver after a crash last week on Highway 97 near Dogwood Park, and a reward... 

April 24, 2015 | Read the story »

Pot Challenge Rolls Ahead

The fight over the state’s attempt to get a non-euphoric pot industry off the ground continued Thursday during a day-long hearing... 

April 24, 2015 | Read the story »

Florida House Sends Budget Offer To Senate

The state House sent an initial budget offer to the Senate on Thursday, an apparent effort to jump-start moribund efforts to reach... 

April 24, 2015 | Read the story »

Escambia, Santa Rosa Among Counties Claiming Victory In DJJ Dispute

Both the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice and 27 counties — including Escambia and Santa Rosa — challenging the... 

April 24, 2015 | Read the story »

West Florida Lady Jags Win Regional Quarterfinal Over Florida High

The West Florida Lady Jaguars beat Florida High in Tallahassee 8-4 Thursday in the Region 1-4A quarterfinals. Hitting for West Florida... 

April 24, 2015 | Read the story »

West Florida Jags Win Consecutive District Championship

The West Florida High Jaguars beat Catholic 5-2 Thursday night for a back to back District 1-4A titles, and the ninth overall under... 

April 24, 2015 | Read the story »

Northview’s Bates Signs With Baton Rouge Community College

Northview High School senior E’Layzha Bates has signed to play basketball with Baton Rouge Community College. At Northview, she... 

April 24, 2015 | Read the story »

Winker Homers, Wahoos Win In Birmingham

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos evened up the five-game series in Birmingham with a 5-3 win over the Barons on Thursday night at Regions... 

April 24, 2015 | Read the story »

Central Water Works Receives Over $1.5 Million For System Improvements

During an Earth Day celebration in Byrneville, USDA Rural Development presented Central Water Works with a $1.588 million check to... 

April 23, 2015 | Read the story »

Best Of The Class Of 2015 Honored

Ninety of Escambia County’s high school seniors were honored Thursday tonight at the 2015 Senior Academic Awards presented by... 

April 23, 2015 | Read the story »

Clothing Donations Being Accepted To Help Needy In Century Area

Clothing donations to help the needy are now being accepted at the Century Town Hall. The clothing will be distributed May 16 at the... 

April 23, 2015 | Read the story »