Other Top Stories:


Early Voting Ends With Over 8,800 Ballots Cast

Early Voting Ends With Over 8,800 Ballots Cast

Eight days of early voting ended Saturday in Escambia County with record turnout. There 8,826 early votes cast — up 32 percent... 

August 28, 2016 | Read the story »


FDOT: Weekly Traffic Alerts

Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the following state roads in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties as crews perform construction... 

August 28, 2016 | Read the story »


Scattered Showers, Otherwise Partly Sunny Sunday

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. ... 

August 28, 2016 | Read the story »


Ernest Ward Middle School Advisory Council To Meet Tuesday

The Ernest Ward Middle School Advisory Council will meet this week. The SAC is an avenue through which parents can meet with representatives... 

August 28, 2016 | Read the story »

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: Where’s The Love?

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: Where’s The Love?

Floridians may be excused for avoiding their mailboxes, refusing to answer knocks on their doors and turning off their televisions. It’s... 

August 28, 2016 | Read the story »

Wahoos Beat Jacksonville

Wahoos Beat Jacksonville

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos won the first half of the Southern League South Division and now are in the hunt to win the second half,... 

August 28, 2016 | Read the story »

High School Football Finals

Here are final scores from around the area: Crestview 70, Northview 0 Flomaton 42, Jay 7 Tate 42, Biloxi 22 Pine Forest 33, Pensacola... 

August 27, 2016 | Read the story »

UWF Enrollment Reaches Record Of 13,000 Students

The University of West Florida has surpassed 13,000 in enrollment for the first time in the institution’s history, reaching 13,030... 

August 27, 2016 | Read the story »

Early Voting Ends Today, Over 7,000 Voted Early So Far In Escambia County

Today is the final day of early voting in Escambia County, with seven sites available.  As of Friday, 7,092 residents — a 12... 

August 27, 2016 | Read the story »

Escambia Man Gets Federal Prison As ‘Armed Career Criminal’

An Escambia County man is headed to prison on federal firearms charges. Robert Lamar Gerald, 37, was sentenced Friday to 210 months... 

August 27, 2016 | Read the story »

Santa Rosa Man Gets Federal Prison For Facebook Child Porn

A Santa Rosa County man was sentenced Friday on federal child pornography charges. Winston D. Foster, 40, was sentenced  to 210 months... 

August 27, 2016 | Read the story »

Wahoos Take Home Series Over Mobile With 3-2 Win

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos bats sprung back to life at just the right time in the bottom of the ninth inning. After scoring one run... 

August 27, 2016 | Read the story »

Scott Plans DC Trip To Urge Zika Funding

Gov. Rick Scott will travel to Washington, D.C. in early September, when Congress returns from its summer recess, to seek funding... 

August 26, 2016 | Read the story »

Thursday Night Football Scores; Friday Night Lights Schedule

Here’s a look at Thursday night football scores and Friday night’s football schedule. For live updates from select games... 

August 26, 2016 | Read the story »

Volleyball: Northview Takes On Pensacola Christian (With Gallery)

Pensacola Christian Academy defeated Northview High School 3-2 in high school volleyball action Thursday evening in Bratt. The varsity... 

August 26, 2016 | Read the story »

Northview High Seeks School Advisory Council Members

Northview High School is seeking volunteers for their 2016-2017 School Advisory Council. The council meets four times each year after... 

August 26, 2016 | Read the story »

FWC Bowhunting Course Offered In Escambia County

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free bowhunting course in Escambia County. All classroom... 

August 26, 2016 | Read the story »

BayBears Top Wahoos 5-3

Pensacola Blue Wahoos reliever Abel De Los Santos is human after all. The Mobile BayBears scored three runs on three hits in the eighth... 

August 26, 2016 | Read the story »

Florida Sending Crews To Fight Wildfires In Washington

Twenty Florida firefighters are heading to Washington as part of continued efforts to help the western state battle ongoing blazes. The... 

August 26, 2016 | Read the story »

FWC Offering Hunter Safety Courses In Molino, Milton And Jay

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering free hunter safety courses Saturday in Molino, Milton and... 

August 25, 2016 | Read the story »

Man Gets 40 Years For 2014 Beulah Murder

An Escambia County man has been sentenced to four decades in prison for a 2014 murder in Beulah. Terrance Soles was by Circuit Judge... 

August 25, 2016 | Read the story »

Century Applying For $1.3 Million In Grants

The Town of Century is currently seeking grants totaling just over $1.3 million for tornado recovery. The Florida Department of Economic... 

August 25, 2016 | Read the story »

Wahoos Fall To Mobile

After earning two runs in the first inning to go ahead, 2-1, the Pensacola Blue Wahoos lineup simply failed to generate any more... 

August 25, 2016 | Read the story »

Deputies Target Thief Caught On Camera

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is targeting a thief. They say the suspect in this picture walked into Target on Nine Mile... 

August 25, 2016 | Read the story »

Escambia County To Host Job Readiness Workshops

Escambia County is sponsoring a series of job readiness workshops, providing job seekers with information and training to enhance... 

August 25, 2016 | Read the story »

FDOT Installs Signs, Lowers Speed Limit To Help Stop Highway 29 Truck Rollovers

The Florida Department of Transportation is working on their next step to address a problem with a North Century Boulevard curve... 

August 24, 2016 | Read the story »

UWF Professor To Attend Makerspace Event At The White House Today

Thomas Asmuth, an assistant professor in the University of West Florida Department of Art, will participate in a roundtable discussion... 

August 24, 2016 | Read the story »

Water Main Leak Slows Molino Traffic

Traffic on Highway 95A near the Molino Community Complex was slowed Tuesday evening as Molino Utilities crews repaired a water main... 

August 24, 2016 | Read the story »

Man Indicted For First Degree Murder Of Two Year Old

An Escambia County Grand Jury  indicted Alonzo Dewayne Thompkins, Jr. for first degree felony murder in the death of a two-year old... 

August 24, 2016 | Read the story »

Volleyball: Northview Hosts West Florida (With Gallery)

The Northview Chiefs hosted West Florida High School’s Jaguars  Tuesday afternoon. JV 16-25, 22-25 WFHS wins Varsity 15-25,... 

August 24, 2016 | Read the story »

Ervin Crushes Game Winning Homer For The Wahoos

Pensacola Blue Wahoos left fielder Phillip Ervin drove in two runs with a key line drive single to center field and a game-winning... 

August 24, 2016 | Read the story »