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Chance Of Rain For Sunday And Memorial Day Monday

Chance Of Rain For Sunday And Memorial Day Monday

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Sunday A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly... 

May 24, 2015 | Read the story »


‘Click It Or Ticket’ Campaign Underway

The Florida Highway Patrol, the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office and other law enforcement agencies are in the midst of their annual ... 

May 24, 2015 | Read the story »


USDA Requirements For Grower Eligibility For Crop Insurance By June 1

The federal Agricultural Act of 2014 (Farm Bill) included new requirements that all producers – including fruit, vegetable, specialty... 

May 24, 2015 | Read the story »


Wahoos Blow Chance To Beat Jackson

He had won his last two starts and came close to a third before Pensacola Blue Wahoos starting pitcher Robert Stephenson walked Jackson... 

May 24, 2015 | Read the story »

Florida Forest Service Warns Of Wildfire Danger Time

Florida Forest Service Warns Of Wildfire Danger Time

For some it’s beaches, others think of backyard cookouts or baseball games. For wildland firefighters and the personnel of the... 

May 24, 2015 | Read the story »

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: Health Care Funding, Special Session

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: Health Care Funding, Special Session

For weeks now, one question has hovered over Tallahassee: How will the House and Senate resolve their differences on health-care funding... 

May 24, 2015 | Read the story »

Memorial Day Closures

The following will be closed Monday in observance of the Memorial Day holiday: Escambia County Escambia County Board of County Commissioners West... 

May 23, 2015 | Read the story »

Bratt Elementary Presents Fifth Grade Awards

Bratt Elementary School presented the following fifth grade awards Friday: Honor Roll A’s & B’s Lakyn Bodiford Cassie Davis ... 

May 23, 2015 | Read the story »

FWC Law Enforcement Report

The Florida FWC Division of Law Enforcement reported the following activity during the weekly period ending May 21... 

May 23, 2015 | Read the story »

Northview Baccalaureate Service Set For Sunday Afternoon

The Northview High School Baccalaureate Service will be held this Sunday, May 24 at Bratt First Baptist Church on Highway 4. The service... 

May 23, 2015 | Read the story »

Spring Football: Tate Over PFHS In OT; West Florida Beats Washington

The Tate Aggies beat the Pine Forest Eagles 20-14 in overtime Friday night. The Aggie took a 14-0 lead in the first quarter on a 69-yard... 

May 23, 2015 | Read the story »

Wahoos Top Generals

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos spotted Tim Adleman three runs and the tall righty handled the rest. Adleman improved to 2-3 with a 1.41... 

May 23, 2015 | Read the story »

Two Incidents Prompt School Lockdowns

Two different incidents Friday sent two Escambia County Schools into lockdown. At Pine Forest High School, the Escambia County Sheriff’s... 

May 22, 2015 | Read the story »

Escambia Man Gets 25 Years For Molesting Child

An Escambia County man was sentenced Wednesday to 25 years in state prison for  lewd or lascivious molestation of a victim under 12.... 

May 22, 2015 | Read the story »

Operation Works To Clean Up Cottage Hill

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office held a  Clean Sweep operation Thursday morning in the Cottage Hill area. The focus of... 

May 22, 2015 | Read the story »

Scott Signs Bills On Carrying Guns, Bolstering Child Protection

.Gov. Rick Scott signed 44 bills into law Thursday, including a measure that will allow Floridians without concealed-weapons licenses... 

May 22, 2015 | Read the story »

Kendal Cobb Named Miss Northview High

Senior Kendal Cobb has been named Miss Northview High School 2015. She is the daughter of Jamie and Becky Cobb. After graduating Summa... 

May 22, 2015 | Read the story »

Lower LIP Funding Sets Stage For Session Debate

Florida can anticipate about $1 billion in funding for a health-care program at the center of a state budget standoff, a high-ranking... 

May 22, 2015 | Read the story »

West Florida’s Hicks Signs With Huntingdon College

Former Cantonment Cowboy and now West Florida High School senior Brandon Hicks has signed with Huntingdon College in Montgomery. Pictured:... 

May 22, 2015 | Read the story »

Weather Cancels Subway All Star Baseball And Softball Games

The Subway High School All-Star 2014-15 Series baseball and softball games at the University of West Florida were called Thursday... 

May 22, 2015 | Read the story »

64 Arrested In Warrant Sweep

An Escambia County Sheriff’s Office warrant sweep resulted in 64 arrests and 136 warrants being served. The sweep targeted those... 

May 22, 2015 | Read the story »

Wahoos Beat Jackson

Zach Vincej came into Thursday’s game hitting .200 with only one run-batted in for the Pensacola Blue Wahoos. However, the shortstop... 

May 22, 2015 | Read the story »

Former Police Officer Still Missing; Vehicle Found In McDavid

The search in continuing for a missing Flomaton man, a former police officer, whose vehicle was found abandoned near McDavid. John... 

May 21, 2015 | Read the story »

Century Business Challenge Idea Becomes Reality: New Daycare To Open Soon

An idea in the running for the $25,000 Century Business Challenge is already set to become a reality, regardless of the contest outcome... 

May 21, 2015 | Read the story »

Scott: Lawmakers ‘Know My Priorities’ For Special Session

Gov. Rick Scott resumed his push Wednesday for a massive tax-cut package and a “historic” increase in school funding,... 

May 21, 2015 | Read the story »

Northview Grad Robinson Signs Pensacola State Basketball Scholarship

Neino Robinson, a 2014 graduate of Northview High School, signed a basketball scholarship Wednesday with Pensacola State College. The... 

May 21, 2015 | Read the story »

One Charged In Jay Burglaries

One person has been charged after three nearby businesses were burglarized on Commerce Street in Jay. Joshua Gay was arrested Wednesday... 

May 21, 2015 | Read the story »

Mississippi Downs Pensacola

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos and Mississippi Braves played five games that all went down to the wire at Pensacola Bayfront Stadium. If... 

May 21, 2015 | Read the story »

Escambia Holds Hurricane Drill

A hurricane drill was held Wednesday at the Escambia County Emergency Operations Center, giving local officials a chance to practice... 

May 21, 2015 | Read the story »

Republican Congressmen Call For LIP Extension

A dozen Republicans in Florida’s congressional delegation — including Jeff Miller — sent a letter this week to President... 

May 21, 2015 | Read the story »

Bond Set For Century Homicide Suspect; Trial Continued

A Century man accused in a January 31 shooting death in Century was due to appear in court Tuesday, but his trial has now been continued... 

May 20, 2015 | Read the story »