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Over 5800 Local Ballots Headed To Military, Overseas Residents

Over 5800 Local Ballots Headed To Military, Overseas Residents

The Escambia County Supervisor of Elections Office is sending over 5,800 vote-by-mail ballots to eligible military and overseas citizens.... 

September 26, 2016 | Read the story »


Airport Boulevard To Be Closed At Railroad Crossing

Work was scheduled to begin today on Airport Boulevard at the railroad crossing, but now officials say that work will be postponed... 

September 26, 2016 | Read the story »


State Board Set To Request More Money For Florida Schools

The Florida Board of Education appears ready to request another record figure of per-student funding for public education, setting... 

September 26, 2016 | Read the story »

FWC Offering Hunter Safety Internet Completion Class In Molino

FWC Offering Hunter Safety Internet Completion Class In Molino

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is offering a free hunter safety internet-completion course this week in Molino. Students... 

September 26, 2016 | Read the story »

Bonus Gallery: Northview Beats Vancleave

Bonus Gallery: Northview Beats Vancleave

The Northview Chiefs beat Vancleave, MS, Friday night. Click here for a photo gallery from Friday night’s Northview at Vancleave,... 

September 26, 2016 | Read the story »

Bonus Gallery: Niceville Tops Tate

Bonus Gallery: Niceville Tops Tate

Friday night, the Tate Aggies fell to Niceville High School. For a photo gallery of raw, unedited photos from the game, click here. For... 

September 26, 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... 

September 25, 2016 | Read the story »

Florida Seat Belt Use At All-Time High

Seat-belt use is up to nearly 90 percent in Florida, the state Department of Transportation said Thursday. Of 31,055 drivers and 7,426... 

September 25, 2016 | Read the story »

Century Health And Rehab To Host Free First Responder Cookout

The Century Health and Rehabilitation Center is hosting a free cookout for all first responders this week. The cookout will be held... 

September 25, 2016 | Read the story »

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: The Times, They Are A-Changing

As fall settles over Tallahassee — at least in terms of the season, not the weather — state government is also going through... 

September 25, 2016 | Read the story »

Escambia Attorney Indicted On Federal Tax Charges

An Escambia County attorney has been indicted on federal income tax charges. James R.J. Scheltema, 56, of Pensacola, made an initial... 

September 24, 2016 | Read the story »

Escambia Man Pleads Guilty In Federal ISIS Investigation

An Escambia County man has pleaded guilty to federal investigators in an ISIS related investigation. Robert Blake Jackson, 31, of... 

September 24, 2016 | Read the story »

High School Football Finals

Here’s a look at Friday night’s high school football final scores: FLORIDA Northview 25, VanCleave MS 3 Niceville 39,... 

September 24, 2016 | Read the story »

Boil Water Notice Lifted For East Nine Mile Road, Holsberry Road Area

Effective immediately, the Precautionary Boil Water Notice – PBWN – issued by the ECUA following emergency repairs to a... 

September 23, 2016 | Read the story »

Fire Departments Train At Future Beulah Middle School Site

Thanks to an agreement with the school board, Escambia County firefighters have some extra training this month. The Escambia County... 

September 23, 2016 | Read the story »

Volleyball Photo Gallery: Central Tops Northview

The Northview Chiefs fell to Central Thursday in high school volleyball action. For a photo gallery, click here. JV 19-25, 22-25 Central... 

September 23, 2016 | Read the story »

Lawsuit Settled Over Florida Inmate Health Care

The Florida Department of Corrections and former prison health-care provider Corizon have agreed to pay about $2.1 million to settle... 

September 23, 2016 | Read the story »

No Serious Injuries In Four-Vehicle, One Pedestrian Crash Near Walnut Hill

There were no serious injuries in a four-vehicle crash involving a pedestrian early Thursday morning near Walnut Hill. The accident... 

September 22, 2016 | Read the story »

Deferred Prosecution For Task Force Members; State Still Contends Century Violated Sunshine Law

The four individuals accused of violating Florida’s Sunshine Law won’t be prosecuted, but the State Attorney’s Office... 

September 22, 2016 | Read the story »

Cantonment Man Charged With Tom Thumb Robbery

A Cantonment man has been arrested for the September 10 armed robbery of a local convenience store. Jonathan Mark Vito, 44, was charged... 

September 22, 2016 | Read the story »

Tate Cheerleaders To Hold Lil’ Aggies Fall Cheer Clinic

The Tate High School cheerleaders will be holding a Cheer Clinic for kids age 5-2. The clinic on October 1 will be held in the new... 

September 22, 2016 | Read the story »

Lipscomb Elementary Art Teacher Named Best in State

Sally Miller of R.C. Lipscomb Elementary School has been named the 2016 Florida Art Education Association’s “Elementary... 

September 22, 2016 | Read the story »

Northview Football Names Players Of The Week

The Northview Chiefs have named Players of the Week from their game last Friday night against Chipley. They are: OFFENSE Luke Ward... 

September 22, 2016 | Read the story »

Molino Man Passes Away From Wreck Injuries

A Molino man has died from injuries he received in a single vehicle crash near Molino early Saturday morning. The Florida Highway... 

September 21, 2016 | Read the story »

Escambia Approves $434 Million Budget, Fire Tax Increase

The Escambia County Commission voted Tuesday night to approve a $434 million budget, while holding out part of an economic development... 

September 21, 2016 | Read the story »

FDLE Seeks Statewide Anti-Terrorism Squads

Intent on preventing another mass nightclub shooting or a repeat of incidents this past weekend in New York and New Jersey, Florida’s... 

September 21, 2016 | Read the story »

Cross Country Meet Goes Gold For Childhood Cancer

The Northview Chiefs hosted a three-school cross country meet on Thursday with a focus on not only beating best finish times, but... 

September 21, 2016 | Read the story »

Escambia Man Charged With Setting His Girlfriend On Fire

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man that they say threw gasoline on his girlfriend and then lit her on fire. The... 

September 21, 2016 | Read the story »

Flomaton Police Seek Armed Robbery Suspects

The Flomaton Police Department is searching for two people involved in the armed robbery a local convenience store. About 12:45 a.m.... 

September 21, 2016 | Read the story »

Jay High School Announces Homecoming Court Members

Jay High School has elected their 2016 Homecoming Court. Members are (L-R) Raven Fretwell, sophomore; Taylor Scott, senior; Mattie... 

September 21, 2016 | Read the story »

Plan Would Extend Bright Futures Scholarships Into Summer

The state university system’s Board of Governors this week will debate expanding the Bright Futures scholarship program to cover... 

September 21, 2016 | Read the story »