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Escambia Meetings Planned On Updated Zoning Ordinances; Tate HS Tonight

Escambia Meetings Planned On Updated Zoning Ordinances; Tate HS Tonight

To reflect changes at the state level, Escambia County is in the process of rewriting its Land Development Code (LDC) to create an... 

April 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Photos: Our Easter Egg Find

Photos: Our Easter Egg Find

While hiding Easter eggs of the plastic variety around NorthEscambia.com Sunday, we made an Easter egg discovery. We found three mockingbird... 

April 21, 2014 | Read the story »


Summer Dance Workshop Offered At Byrneville Community Center

A Summer Dance Workshop will be offered at the Byrneville Community Center June 9-13. Classes will be offered as follows: 8:30 –... 

April 21, 2014 | Read the story »


Flood Warning Continues For Escambia River Near Century

The flood warning continues for the Escambia River near Century through Friday evening. Sunday night, the river stage was 17.6 feet.... 

April 21, 2014 | Read the story »


Extension Service To Present ‘Tomatoes At Twilight’

Escambia County Extension, Santa Rosa County Extension and the University of Florida/IFAS Extension will present the “Tomatoes... 

April 21, 2014 | Read the story »

MADD At Odds Over DUI Proposal

MADD At Odds Over DUI Proposal

Mothers Against Drunk Driving is objecting to an abstinence-based proposal that would let judges order twice-daily breath tests instead... 

April 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Flomaton FFA String Band, Floriculture Teams Place At Districts

Flomaton FFA String Band, Floriculture Teams Place At Districts

The Flomaton High School FFA recently competed at a district competition in Enterprise, AL. The Flomaton FFA string band placed fourth;... 

April 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Suns Hand Wahoos Fifth Straight Loss

Suns Hand Wahoos Fifth Straight Loss

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos rallied back from three runs down to tie the game at four in the top of the ninth Sunday afternoon at the... 

April 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Missing Escambia County Man Found Safe

An missing Escambia County man for which a Florida Silver Alert had been issued has found. Gary Nickerson, 67,was located safe Sunday... 

April 20, 2014 | Read the story »

FWC Law Enforcement Report

Florida FWC Division of Law Enforcement reported the following activity during the weekend ending April 10: ESCAMBIA COUNTY Officer... 

April 20, 2014 | Read the story »

Photos; Egg Hunting With The Camp Fire Kids

The children of the Camp Fire Century Youth Learning Center had a couple of big Easter egg hunts last week. The first was at the... 

April 20, 2014 | Read the story »

Jacksonville Sunds Burn Wahoos 9-4 In Series Opener

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos battled back from four runs down to tie the series opener with the Jacksonville Suns in the sixth inning... 

April 20, 2014 | Read the story »

Work Continues On Rockaway Creek Road Bridge

Work continued Saturday on the Rockaway Creek Road bridge over Rocky Branch on the Alabama/Florida state line. Work on the bridge,... 

April 20, 2014 | Read the story »

Wahoos Fall In Final Game Of Series

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos fell 3-1 to the Montgomery Biscuits in the final game of the series at Pensacola Bayfront Stadium. The Wahoos... 

April 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Maintenance Work Planned For Several State Roads, Including Hwy 4

A Florida Department of Transportation maintenance contractor will be performing striping operations at various locations throughout... 

April 19, 2014 | Read the story »

State Attorney Clears Public Records Complaint Against Valentino

The State Attorney’s Office has cleared a complaint against Escambia County Commissioner Gene Valentino that contended he did... 

April 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: Pondering Where Things Stand

The Capitol fell largely silent this week, as lawmakers, lobbyists and some reporters took time to relax after the opening month and... 

April 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Sheriff’s Office, Other Groups Sweep Milestone Area

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office held a  Clean Sweep operation Thursday morning in the Milestone area. The focus of “Operation... 

April 18, 2014 | Read the story »

Library Program Features Stories, Crafts And The Easter Bunny

A special Easter program was held Thursday afternoon at the Century Branch of the West Florida Library. Children had a chance to... 

April 18, 2014 | Read the story »

Photos: Egg Hunting At Molino Park Elementary

Kindergarten students at Molino Park Elementary school wrapped up their school week Thursday afternoon with an Easter egg hunt. NorthEscambia.com... 

April 18, 2014 | Read the story »

Florida Supreme Court: Pregnancy Discrimination Barred Under State Law

The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that a state law barring discrimination based on gender also applies to pregnant women,... 

April 18, 2014 | Read the story »

Chiefs Split Games With Washington

The Northview Chiefs wrapped up their regular season Thursday as they hosted the Washington Wildcats. The junior varsity Chiefs defeated... 

April 18, 2014 | Read the story »

Wahoos Lose Second Straight To Biscuits

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos (7-7) lost the game and the series to the Montgomery Biscuits (8-6) on a rainy night at Pensacola Bayfront... 

April 18, 2014 | Read the story »

Eglin Schedules Another Weapons Test; ‘Booms’ Possible Again

Booms that were felt and heard across the North Escambia area on Wednesday were attributed to F-16’s at Eglin Air Force Base,... 

April 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Amazon To Start Collecting Sales Tax In Florida

Internet giant Amazon.com will start to collect sales taxes on purchases made by Floridians starting May 1. For Floridians who are... 

April 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Trial Postponed For Molino Woman Claiming Self Defense In Husband’s Fatal Shooting

Trial been postponed  for a Molino woman accused of murdering her husband last year. Rebecca A. Rogers, 43, appeared before Judge... 

April 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Man Sentenced For Sexual Misconduct At Juvenile Girls Facility

Ernest Lerenza Parker was sentenced Wednesday by Santa Rosa Circuit Judge John Simon to 25 years in prison followed by 10 years of... 

April 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Coalition Pushes For Open Government, Ethics Reforms

A coalition of groups called Wednesday for lawmakers to approve bills that would overhaul open-records and ethics laws before the... 

April 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Coaches Name Robinson To All-State First Team

The Florida Association of Basketball Coaches has named Northview’s Neino Robinson to the 2013-2014 Boys Class 1A All-State ... 

April 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Tate, Jay To Play For District Championships After Wednesday Wins

The Tate Lady Aggies and the Jay Lady Royals will be in action tonight in their district softball championship games. The top-seeded... 

April 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Wahoos Fall 5-0 To Montgomery

On a crisp night at Pensacola Bayfront Stadium, the Pensacola Blue Wahoos (7-6) dropped game three of the five-game series with... 

April 17, 2014 | Read the story »

FWC Sets Recreational Red Snapper Season To Begin May 24

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) set the Gulf recreational red snapper season in state waters Wednesday.... 

April 17, 2014 | Read the story »

Escambia Woman Dies In Highway 98 Crash

An Escambia County woman died in a two vehicle traffic crash Wednesday morning. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 89-year old... 

April 16, 2014 | Read the story »