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Windy, Cold Day

Windy, Cold Day

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 48. Wind chill values between 20 and 30 early.... 

February 9, 2016 | Read the story »

Elections Officials: Get Ready For March 15 Primary Election

Elections Officials: Get Ready For March 15 Primary Election

Elections officials from Escambia, Santa Rosa Okaloosa counties held a joint press conference Monday in Pensacola to discuss the upcoming... 

February 9, 2016 | Read the story »


Open Carry Gun Bill May Not Get Senate Hearing

Senate Judiciary Chairman Miguel Diaz de la Portilla may not bring up a controversial open-carry gun measure in his committee during... 

February 9, 2016 | Read the story »


Senate Panel Back Unamimity In Death Sentences

After hearing from a former prisoner who spent 17 years on Florida’s Death Row for a crime he didn’t commit, the Senate... 

February 9, 2016 | Read the story »

NJROTC Annual Inspection Is Wednesday

NJROTC Annual Inspection Is Wednesday

Northview High School’s  NJROTC unit will have its annual Area Manager’s Inspection (AMI) on Wednesday, February 10... 

February 9, 2016 | Read the story »

Pensacola Opera’s ‘Jack And The Beanstalk’ Free In Century, Molino

The Pensacola Opera will present free performances of the endearing talk “Jack and the Beanstalk” at two local library... 

February 8, 2016 | Read the story »

County Monitoring Rolling Hills Landfill After Fire

County officials are monitoring the Rolling Hills Landfiill after a fire broke out Sunday morning. Escambia County Waste Services,... 

February 8, 2016 | Read the story »

Tate Wrestling Wins Third Tournament

The Tate High School wrestling team won the recent Tate Invitational tournament. Gulf Breeze placed second, and Niceville High came... 

February 8, 2016 | Read the story »

Backyard Gun Range Bill Headed To Scott

The Florida House unanimously approved a bill aimed at curbing recreational shooting in residential areas. The bill (SB 130), which... 

February 8, 2016 | Read the story »

FDOT: Weekly Traffic Alerts

Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the following state roads in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties this week as... 

February 7, 2016 | Read the story »

Kids Learn To Make Valentine’s Lollipops At The Library

Children had the opportunity to make their own Valentine’s lollipops Saturday afternoon at the Molino Brnach Library. Two miniature... 

February 7, 2016 | Read the story »

4-H Kids Learn To Shop For Healthy Foods With Small Budget

Members of the Barrineau Park 4-H Club recently learned how to shop for healthy foods on a limited budget. After the educational tour... 

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Tate High’s Hoskins Named ROTC Cadet Of The Year

Tate High School’s Alexis Hoskins had been named Northwest Florida’s Cadet of the Year and has received a full ROTC scholarship... 

February 7, 2016 | Read the story »

FWC: Deer Hunting Continues Through February 28

There’s still time to head to Florida woods to enjoy the cooler weather and seek deer. General gun season remains open on private... 

February 7, 2016 | Read the story »

FWC Law Enforcement Report

The Florida FWC Division of Law Enforcement reported the following activity during the weekly period ending February 4 in Escambia... 

February 6, 2016 | Read the story »

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: Hot Button Issues And Budgets

Who says lawmakers never address thorny issues in an election year? Whether any of the proposals that ate up time and energy this... 

February 6, 2016 | Read the story »

Senate Seeks Unanimous Juries In Death Sentences

With executions indefinitely on hold in Florida, lawmakers are hurriedly considering legislation to address a recent U.S. Supreme... 

February 6, 2016 | Read the story »

Scott Seeks Federal Help With Zika Virus

With a public-health emergency declared in a fifth Florida county, Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday asked the federal Centers for Disease... 

February 5, 2016 | Read the story »

Gambling Bills Likely To Spark High Stakes Debates

House and Senate leaders will roll out gambling bills Friday that would allow the Seminole Tribe to add craps and roulette at its... 

February 5, 2016 | Read the story »

One Injured, One Ticketed In Wreck With ECAT Bus

One passenger was injured when an ECAT bus was hit by a vehicle on Chemstrand Road near Nine Mile Thursday afternoon. According to... 

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ECAT Plans To Add Multiple New Bus Stop Shelters

Escambia County Area Transit (ECAT) and Escambia County Public Works Division of Transportation and Traffic Operations has planned... 

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Northview Chiefs Honor Football Best During Banquet

The Northview Chiefs honored the best of their 2015 season Thursday night during their annual football banquet. Pictured top: The... 

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Alimony Overhaul On The Move In Florida House

A House panel signed off Thursday on a proposal that would overhaul the state’s alimony laws by doing away with permanent alimony... 

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Tate High’s Jones Signs With Alabama Southern Softball

Tate High School senior Meagan Jones has signed to play softball with Alabama Southern Community College in Monroeville, AL. Submitted... 

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Tate High’s Payne Signs With Morehouse College

Tate High School senior Reginald Payne signed Thursday with Morehouse College in Atlanta, an affiliate of the Southern Intercollegiate... 

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Getting Out Of A Tight Space: Confined Space Rescue Training

Escambia County Fire Rescue first responders learned about getting out of a tight spot — a really tight spot –  during... 

February 4, 2016 | Read the story »

Lawmakers Look At Revamping Prison Vocational Programs

A House panel Wednesday approved a proposal that would make a major change in programs that provide job training to prison inmates. The... 

February 4, 2016 | Read the story »

Flood Warning For Escambia River

A flood warning for the Escambia River at Century has been extended until Sunday morning. The river is expected to rise above flood... 

February 4, 2016 | Read the story »

Nurseries Seek To Block Pot Production

In the latest twist in a nearly two-year struggle to offer limited types of medical-marijuana in Florida, three nurseries filed a... 

February 4, 2016 | Read the story »

Four Tate Seniors Sign With Same Kansas College

Four Tate High School seniors signed their letters of intent Wednesday for full scholarships at the same Kansas school.   Monty... 

February 4, 2016 | Read the story »