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Calendar Change: Escambia Schools Cancel ‘Late Start’ Days

Calendar Change: Escambia Schools Cancel ‘Late Start’ Days

Three “late start” days on this year’s Escambia County School District calendar are being removed. Schools were scheduled... 

August 29, 2014 | Read the story »

Experts Learn About Local Stormwater Issues

Experts Learn About Local Stormwater Issues

Stormwater is a hot issue in Northwest Florida after the April 30 flood that did millions in damage in the local area.  The Florida... 

August 29, 2014 | Read the story »


Volleyball: Northview Wins Beats Holmes County; Ft Walton Over Tate

The Northview Lady Chiefs earned a couple of big wins on the road Thursday at Holmes County, while the Tate Lady Aggies opened their... 

August 29, 2014 | Read the story »


Family Fishing Rodeo This Weekend To Support The ‘Backpack Project’

The Escambia County School District’s Maintenance Department is hosting the “Backpack Project” fishing  competition... 

August 29, 2014 | Read the story »

Photos: Ernest Ward At Jay HS Football

Photos: Ernest Ward At Jay HS Football

The junior varsity Jay High Schools Royals defeated their Ernest Ward Middle School Eagles Thursday in Jay, 24-12. Ernest Ward’s... 

August 29, 2014 | Read the story »

Northview Grad Neiko Robinson Makes College Football Debut

Northview Grad Neiko Robinson Makes College Football Debut

Northview High School graduate Neiko Robinson made his college football debut Thursday night for the Mississippi Gulf Coast Bulldogs... 

August 29, 2014 | Read the story »

Wahoos Get Comback 6-5 Win

Wahoos Get Comback 6-5 Win

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos (27-39, 58-78) won in thrilling fashion, 6-5, over the Birmingham Barons (29-36, 58-77) at Regions Field... 

August 29, 2014 | Read the story »

Citizens Insurance Seeks Rate Cuts For Inland Homeowners

Citizens Property Insurance Corp. wants state regulators to reduce base rates for the majority of its policyholders for the first... 

August 28, 2014 | Read the story »

UF Report: Florida Consumer Confidence Holds Steady

The state’s consumer confidence remains at a post-recession high for the third consecutive month, according to a University of... 

August 28, 2014 | Read the story »

No Surprises: With Primaries Over, Scott And Crist Look Toward November

Republican incumbent Rick Scott and Democrat Charlie Crist are headed for a November battle of the governors after both easily sailed... 

August 27, 2014 | Read the story »

Complete Escambia Election Results

Here are complete, but unofficial, election results from Tuesday’s primary election in Escambia County:  Read More →

August 27, 2014 | Read the story »

Sheldon Advances To Take On AG Pam Bondi

Democratic voters believe George Sheldon, a former Department of Children and Families secretary, is their best hope to take on Republican... 

August 27, 2014 | Read the story »

2014 Escambia County Youth Farm Bureau Speech Contest Entry Deadline Near

The Escambia County Farm Bureau Board of Directors, in collaboration with UF/IFAS Extension Escambia County Extension, EscaRosa... 

August 27, 2014 | Read the story »

Escambia Sheriff’s Office Schedules Drug Take-Back

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is once again teaming up with Walgreens for another a drug take-back program with drop off... 

August 27, 2014 | Read the story »

Wahoos Ends Year At Home With 6-2 Win Over Montgomery

The Pensacola Blue s ended the 2014 season with a standing ovation from the packed stadium. It was a heart-felt and electrifying moment... 

August 27, 2014 | Read the story »

Man Charged In Santa Rosa Homicide; Trio Was Playing With Shotgun

One person has been arrested in connection with a homicide Monday night in Santa Rosa County. James “Hunter” Gates, 20,... 

August 26, 2014 | Read the story »

Nine Mile Road Emergency Repairs Rescheduled

Emergency repairs on Nine Mile Road (Hwy 90)between the Escambia River Bridge and Scenic Highway in Escambia County have been rescheduled... 

August 26, 2014 | Read the story »

Teen Struck By Vehicle On Nine Mile Road

A teen is in serious condition after being struck a vehicle on Nine Mile Road Monday night. According to the Florida Highway Patrol,... 

August 26, 2014 | Read the story »

GED Classes Offered In Molino

GED  classes will resume Thursday, September 4 from 6-8 p.m. at the Molino Community Center. Classes will be on Monday and Thursday... 

August 26, 2014 | Read the story »

Gas Franchise Dispute: Century Working To Analyze Pensacola Energy Data

The natural gas franchise dispute between Century and Pensacola is continuing. Pensacola  Energy currently provides natural gas... 

August 26, 2014 | Read the story »

Alabama Death Row Inmate Commits Suicide

Alabama death row inmate Justin Hosch, 26, died of an apparent suicide Monday at Holman Prison in Atmore, according to the Alabama... 

August 26, 2014 | Read the story »

Juvenile Justice Cancels Contract With Controversial Provider In Santa Rosa County

The Florida Department of Juvenile Justice has canceled a contract with a controversial operator of a 40-bed residential facility... 

August 26, 2014 | Read the story »

Lineworker Appreciation Day Was Tuesday

When Robert Duke was growing up in the Pensacola area, he spent a lot of time at a restaurant where Gulf Power linemen would come... 

August 26, 2014 | Read the story »

Florida Workers Comp Rates Could Be Trimmed

Florida employers could see the first overall reduction in workers-compensation insurance rates in four years. An overall 2.5 percent... 

August 26, 2014 | Read the story »

Florida, Alabama Officers Pledge To Crack Down On Drunk, Unsafe Driving

Law enforcement agencies from Florida and Alabama met Monday at the I-10 Florida Welcome Center to mark the kickoff of the “Hands... 

August 26, 2014 | Read the story »

Northwest Escambia Chiefs Open Play In Excel Jamboree

The Northwest Escambia Chiefs traveled to Excel this past Saturday for a Jamboree at Excel (AL) High School. Results were as follows: Freshman... 

August 26, 2014 | Read the story »

Wahoos Lose To Biscuits

Kyle Waldrop became the first Pensacola Blue Wahoos player this season to earn the Southern League’s Player of the Week honors Monday. As... 

August 26, 2014 | Read the story »

Firefighters Battle Shed Fire

Fire destroyed a storage shed at a home near Walnut Hill Monday afternoon. A shed located in the front yard of a home in the 3600... 

August 25, 2014 | Read the story »

Man Missing Since Saturday Found Alive

A man missing Saturday has been found alive, according to the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office.  Randal “Randy”... 

August 25, 2014 | Read the story »

Man Arrested On Drug, Weapons Charges; Pair Charged With Child Abuse

A Molino man has been arrested on several drug and weapons charges. And he’s also charged, along with a woman, for allegedly... 

August 25, 2014 | Read the story »

Escambia Firefighters, EMS Crews Work To Keep School Zones Safe

Escambia County Fire Rescue and Escambia County EMS units were in school zones across the county with lights flashing as a reminder... 

August 25, 2014 | Read the story »

Escambia, Santa Rosa Farm Bureaus Donate 1.5 Tons Of Peanut Butter To Manna

The Florida Peanut Producers and the Farm Bureau in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties teamed up to donate one and a half tons of peanut... 

August 25, 2014 | Read the story »