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Photos: A Very Tall Job

Photos: A Very Tall Job

Workers were busy on a tall job in Bratt Tuesday — working on a 120 foot tall water tower on North Highway 99 at Water Tank... 

May 6, 2015 | Read the story »

Elementary Students Get Up Close Look At LifeFlight

Elementary Students Get Up Close Look At LifeFlight

Kindergarten students at Beulah Elementary School had the opportunity to get an up close look at the LifeFlight medical helicopter... 

May 6, 2015 | Read the story »


Cox Inspirational Heroes Named

The annual Inspirational Student Hero Awards were presented Tuesday. Cox Communications recognized 47 students from Escambia County... 

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Escambia Man Indicted For 2014 Murder

Tuesday, an Escambia County Grand Jury indicted 23-year old Tony James Leamon Stroud, Jr. for first degree murder in the death of Tyler... 

May 6, 2015 | Read the story »

Volunteers Wrap Up Plans For May 16 Reimagine Century Event

Volunteers Wrap Up Plans For May 16 Reimagine Century Event

The final organizational meeting for Reimagine Century was held Tuesday for volunteers and involved organizations to make last minute... 

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Northview Beats Liberty County, Chiefs Head To Regional Finals

Northview Beats Liberty County, Chiefs Head To Regional Finals

The Northview Chiefs beat Liberty County 7-0 in Bratt Tuesday night in the Region 2-1A semifinals. With the playoff win, the Chiefs... 

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Blue Wahoos Beat The Tennesee Smokies

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos had no hits through five innings, but finally unloaded on Tennessee Smokies starter Jeffry Antigua in the... 

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Volunteer Florida Awards $150K In Grants

Volunteer Florida announced $150,000 in grant funding for 15 nonprofits and service organizations in Florida, including two in Escambia... 

May 5, 2015 | Read the story »

Tate’s Simmons Signs With Alabama State

Tate High School senior Regine Simmons has signed a volleyball scholarship with Alabama State University. Simmons is pictured being... 

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Fallen Florida Law Officers Honored

Bagpipes played “Amazing Grace” at the state Capitol on Monday as hundreds of law-enforcement officers from across the... 

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Tickets Still Available For ‘Hairspray’ Musical

Tickets are still available for the Northview High School Theatre Department presentation of the Broadway musical “Hairspray”... 

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Tate To State: Lady Aggies Hit The Road

The Tate Lady Aggies hit the road Monday for Vero Beach and the state semifinals. The Lady  Aggies will face the Bartow High School... 

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Jackson Tops The Pcola Blue Wahoos 15-4

For the third time in the five-game series, the Jackson Generals hung six runs in an inning Monday on the Pensacola Blue Wahoos. After... 

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Semi Trailer Cut In Half In Train Collision

The trailer of a semi-truck hauling auto parts was literally cut in half in a collision with a train Monday afternoon in Brewton. ... 

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Blue Wahoos Beat Jackson

Pensacola Blue Wahoos pitcher Josh Smith picked up his second win of the season by throwing seven scoreless innings against the Jackson... 

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Woman Dies When Her Home Is Hit By Vehicle

An Escambia County woman sitting in her living room died in a traffic Sunday. Donna Sue Alexander, 52,was inside her home in the 1600... 

May 4, 2015 | Read the story »

Northview Teacher Recognized By Freedoms Foundation

Northview High School social studies teacher James Moretz has been recognized by the Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge. He has received... 

May 4, 2015 | Read the story »

NewsRadio 1620 Wins Edward R. Murrow Award

NewsRadio1620 has won a 2015 regional Edward R. Murrow Award from the national Radio, Television, Digital News Association (RTNDA). The... 

May 4, 2015 | Read the story »

National Day Of Prayer Events Planned

This Thursday is the National Day of Prayer, and events are planned across the North Escambia area: Wednesday night – Molino A... 

May 3, 2015 | Read the story »

Photos: Sawmill Day Car Show (And A Really Cool Red Flyer Wagon)

Large crowds attended the annual Sawmill Day Car Show in Century on Saturday. For more photos, including a Radio Flyer wagon like... 

May 3, 2015 | Read the story »

Photo Gallery: Thousands Celebrate Mayfest

From beautiful babies, cute dogs, arts and crafts, entertainment and plenty of fun, Mayfest 2015 had a little bit of something... 

May 3, 2015 | Read the story »

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: What A Bizarre Session

Every time the casual observer might have been tempted to say things had gotten as bizarre as they could during the 2015 legislative... 

May 3, 2015 | Read the story »

Wahoos Lose…Again

The Jackson Generals won its second straight game over the Pensacola Blue Wahoos on another six-run inning—this time in the fourth... 

May 3, 2015 | Read the story »

Standing With Coop: Yard Sale Benefits Cancer Patient

The First Baptist Church of Bratt held a benefit yard sale Saturday for 17-year old  Bryant Cooper. He was diagnosed with Stage 4... 

May 3, 2015 | Read the story »

One Injured In Barrineau Park Crash

One person received minor injuries in a single vehicle accident Friday night on Barrineau Park Road. The accident happened about 8:40... 

May 2, 2015 | Read the story »

Cantonment Defense Contractor Cuts Jobs

A Cantonment defense contractor has furloughed a large part of its workforce. Marianna Airmotive on Quintette Road placed  employees... 

May 2, 2015 | Read the story »

Alabama Man Killed In Collision With Bridge On I-65

An Alabama  man was killed and two people were seriously injured when their vehicle struck a bridge on I-65 north of Atmore late... 

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Regular Session Quietly Reaches Irregular Close

There was no hanky drop to mark “sine die” on Friday. The House and Senate sergeants at arms didn’t carry out the... 

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Tate To State After Regional Final Win

For the second year in a row, the Tate Lady Aggies are headed to the State Final Four. The Lady Aggies beat Atlantic Coast High School... 

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Jackson Generals Beat Wahoos

The Jackson Generals wasted little time in jumping on Pensacola Blue Wahoos pitcher Robert Stephenson at The Ballpark at Jackson. Jackson... 

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Jay Wins Regional Title; Headed To State

The Jay Lady Royals won the Region 2-1A championship Friday night with a 2-1 win over the Chipley Tigers. It will be the third trip... 

May 2, 2015 | Read the story »