Silver Alert Issued For Missing Escambia County Woman
A Florida Silver Alert has been activated for 83-year old Shirley Cooey out of Escambia County.
She was last seen in the 8700 block of Rebel Road in the Beulah area. She may be traveling in a 2003, white Hyundai Sonata, Florida tag number K528XD
She has gray hair, blue eyes, is 5-foot 2-inches tall and weights [...]
Forest Service Continues To Warn Against Outdoor Burning
The Florida Forest Service is continuing to warn residents of Escambia and Santa Rosa counties not to conduct any outdoor burning for the next few days.
The entire area is in the midst of of an extended dry spell, plus a passing cold front brought higher winds and lower humidity. There is no rain in the [...]
Pope Appoints Tate Graduate As New Bishop Of Memphis
Bishop Martin Holley, a graduate of Tate High School, was appointed by Pope Francis and recently installed as the fifth bishop of the Diocese of Memphis.
“With faith in our Lord Jesus Christ, and with the love of God in my heart, I do accept the pastoral care of the people of God [...]
Driver Escapes Injury In Morning Crash
The driver of Ford Explorer escaped injury in a single vehicle rollover accident Saturday morning on Highway 95A north of Barrineau Park Road.
The female driver, lost control, ran off the roadway and over turned. She refused medical treatment at the scene.
The accident is under investigation by the Florida Highway Patrol.
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Scott: Pensacola Area Adds 3,000 Jobs During Past Year
Governor Rick Scott announced that the Pensacola area added 3,300 new private-sector jobs over the last year as of September. The area’s unemployment rate was 4.9 percent, declining by 0.1 percentage point in the last year. Florida businesses created 17,900 private-sector jobs across the state during September 2016.
Governor Scott [...]
Firefighters Battle Three Acre Century Brush Fire
Firefighters from the Century Station of Escambia Fire Rescue and the Flomaton Fire Departmnet battled a wildland fire in a three acre wooded area of Field Road in Century Friday afternoon. The Florida Division of Forestry also responded, using a bulldozer to plow a containment line around the fire.
There were no injuries reported, and not [...]
Volunteers Returning To Rebuild Tornado Damaged Homes In Century Area
World Renew-Disaster Response Services is returning to the Century area to assist in restoring homes for tornado survivors.
World Renew will be partnering with the Escambia County Long Term Recovery Group (LTRG), made up of organizations that have been assisting low income survivors in their recovery since an EF-3 destroyed and damaged [...]
UWF Discovers Third Shipwreck From Luna Fleet
The University of West Florida archaeology program announced today the discovery of a third shipwreck from the Spanish fleet linked to Tristán de Luna y Arellano’s 16th century expedition to modern-day Pensacola. The discovery comes less than one year after UWF archaeologists identified the terrestrial site of Luna’s colony in a developed neighborhood in Pensacola, [...]
Northview Battles To 12-10 Win Over 4A Walton
The 1A Northview Chiefs beat the 4A Walton Braves 12-10 during Senior Night at Tommy Weaver Memorial Stadium in Bratt.
“It was a great game, two great football teams out here to battle tonight,” Northview Head Coach Derek Marshman said. “It was a battle in every sense of the word — two football teams [...]
Tate Beats Choctaw 63-42
In a 105 total point game, Tate beat the Choctawhatchee Indians Friday night in Cantonment 63-42 for an Aggies Senior Night win.
Choctaw jumped out to a 7-0 lead at Pete Gindl Stadium just over a minute into the first quarter. A Jake Henry quarterback keeper touchdown run across midfield tied things up 7-7 at the [...]
Century Deals With 500 Gallon Sewage Spill On West Highway 4
About 500 gallons of sewage spilled into a ditch on West Highway 4 in Century on Thursday.
About 8:30 a.m., a town street crew discovered the approximate 500 gallon wastewater spill in the ditch at about 30 West Highway 4, just west of the Century Woods Apartments. The sewer department applied lime to the ditch and [...]
Photo Gallery: Molino Park Students Celebrate 50th Day Of School
Molino Park Elementary School celebrated the 50th day of the school year Thursday with a 50’s Day.
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