Escambia County Newswire (Page 7)

Escambia County Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Escambia County, FL. (Page 7)

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  1. Indians threaten to grow pot if denied casinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Florida Indians threaten to grow pot if denied casino Florida Indians threaten to grow pot if they cant build casino Check out this story on The Creek Nation wants to build a similar casino in the Florida Panhandle on land it owns in Escambia County, and has already started preliminary construction. Casinos mean big money in Florida.


  2. Two northwest Florida men arrested for possession of child pornographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Capital Soup

    ... ultiple video files of child pornography located on a computer belonging to Lindsley. He was booked into the Escambia County Jail on $50,000 bond.


  3. Indian tribe to Florida: 'Give us a casino, or we will sell weed'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 |

    ... tactics. Said tribe chairwoman Stephanie Bryan: The tribe is contending that the land it owns in Northwest Escambia County near the Alabama/Florida state line sis large enough to guarantee rights under federal law. The tribe prefers to build a ...


  4. Florida might have to choose between casino and marijuanaRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2015 | KRON 4

    ... The tribe stakes its claim to negotiate a far-reaching gambling deal on a one-acre tract of land it owns in Escambia County. It's just a few miles from a casino operated by the tribe near the state line in Atmore, Alabama. Tribal officials contend ...


  5. Governor Rick Scott Appoints Drew Hardgrave to Early Learning Coalition of Escambia CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Capital Soup

    Hardgrave, 31, of Cantonment, is an insurance agent with Hiles McLeod Insurance. He fills a vacant seat and is appointed for a term beginning February 19, 2015, and ending April 30, 2016.


  6. City debates flying Confederate flagRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Windsor Beacon

    ... a discussion, but wants to hear more from her constituents. The councilwoman's comments come at a time when Escambia County is grappling with what flags to fly at county buildings. Late last year the Escambia County Board of Commissioners voted 4-1 ...


  7. State director tours local parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... with the Daily News on Thursday for a brief chat. In two days, he toured multiple parks from Perdido Key in Escambia County to Rocky Bayou State Park in Niceville. "It was quite a whirlwind," said Forgione, who oversees all of Florida's 171 state ...


  8. Unlikely pair: Chihuahua and Pit bull refuse to be separated at shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 |

    ... click here. Please reference A262566 when making inquiries. For more information about this animal, call Escambia County Florida Animal Services at (850) 595-3075. This dog has been at the shelter since January 28. Follow the National Pet Rescue ...


  9. Construction of Perdido River Boat Ramp in Escambia County BeginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Capital Soup

    Today, Florida Department of Environmental Protection representatives and local Escambia County elected officials attended the groundbreaking for the Perdido River Boat Ramp. The new boat ramp is the final project to be completed for Phase I of the state of Florida's Natural Resource Damage Assessment early restoration projects.


  10. SCOOPS: Donations, plays and scholarshipsRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    We all have shoes in our closets that we rarely, if ever, wear. Put them to a better use by donating them to Northwood Fine Arts & Science School between now and March 19. To donate, make sure shoes are bound together.


  11. FDP's 'Racist Mentality' under Allison Tant Won't Stop Black Women's CaucusRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2015 | Sunshine State News

    ... to admit it, but we're seeing examples of racism in Democratic leadership all over the state, not just in Escambia County. People affected are reaching out to us." Wimes says, "Look at the notice they sent me. They say the only reason they rejected ...


  12. Gulf Power announces retirement of coal-fired Lansing Smith units in FloridaRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2015 | SNL Financial

    ... mid-1960s, according to SNL Energy data. Gulf Power will also lean on its 924-MW, coal-fired Crist plant in Escambia County, Fla. Gulf Power can also rely on an interconnection with Southern Co., as well as sister companies Sierra Club Beyond Coal ...


  13. Police Chase Ends Thanks to 'Very Loud Snoring'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 |

    ... began searching for the man who had bailed from the truck, which as it turns out, had been stolen from Escambia County. "Deputies heard a noise which was described as 'very loud snoring' coming from under a trailer," the sheriff's office wrote. Upon ...


  14. California methamphetamine trafficker sentencedRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2015 | Holtville Tribune

    A California man was sentenced in a Pensacola federal courtroom Wednesday to 25 years of imprisonment and ten years of supervision upon release for conspiracy to traffic methamphetamine. This case was investigated by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations , the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Escambia County Sheriff's Office, the Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office, the Pensacola Police Department and the State Attorney's Office for the 1st Judicial Circuit. 1 comment

  15. Milton child dies from crash injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    A 6-year-old child who was critically injured in a single-vehicle traffic crash Sunday in Escambia County has died.


  16. Domino's to host Hiring Day; looking to hire 30 new employeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | WALA

    Domino's Pizza is looking to hire 30 new employees across seven stores throughout Escambia County. Domino's will hold a Hiring Day on Tuesday, Feb. 10 from 4:30 - 6 p.m. at the Domino's Training Center located at 3107B E. Cervantes St. in Pensacola.


  17. Enterprise Zones Vital to Revitalize Florida CommunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Capital Soup

    ... This is a relatively small investment for a potentially large return for Florida citizens." Grover Robinson, Escambia County Commissioner and the President of the Florida Association of Counties: "Bringing jobs to our communities requires the ...


  18. Freeport wins first district soccer title in 2-1 thriller against South WaltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | De Funiak Springs Herald-Breeze

    ... whole tournament, being larger and stronger by far than was South Walton - a factor which played into the Escambia County club's strategy of limiting the quicker Seahawks' offensive options. Indeed, South Walton only managed to get across midfield ...


  19. One killed, two injured in I-10 crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    A Milton woman was killed and two children injured during a single vehicle accident Sunday afternoon on Interstate 10 in Escambia County.


  20. Santa Rosa County lines up its priorities for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... has a 6 cent local option gas tax, which is less than the 12 cents Okaloosa County collects and the 11 cents Escambia County collects. The money collected from each additional penny could be used to fund upcoming road projects. BEACH RESTORATION The ...