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Cantonment Pharmacy Closes After 41 Years, Millions Of Prescriptions And A Few Marriages

The employees at Cantonment Pharmacy gathered one last time. They shared a few laughs and a lot of tears as they covered the windows with... Read more

12 Elementary Schools To Add Extra Hour Due To Low Reading Scores

Due to low reading scores, a  dozen Escambia County elementary schools will have an extended school day when classes begin next month. The extra hour per... Read more

Local Forest Service Firefighters Deployed To Fight Western US Fires

Local area firefighters are among dozens being sent from the Florida Forest Service to help battle blazes in the western United States. There are six Florida... Read more

Poll: Overwhelming Support For Medical Marijuana In Florida

Young and old Floridians overwhelmingly support letting sick patients get high for medical reasons, according to the latest poll on the issue, but... Read more

YOUR THREE CENTS; Do you support or oppose "Amendment 2" to legalize medical marijuana in…

Florida voters overwhelmingly support the idea of legalized medical marijuana according to a Quinnipiac University poll.                The poll shows that 88 percent of Florida voters... Read more

Most Floridians support medical marijuna legalization

A new poll, a majority of Florida voters support the idea of legalizing medical marijuana.    Quinnipiac University released the poll today.It shows that 88 %... Read more

Florida tax-free holiday for back to school Friday thru Sunday

You can get a break on your children's school supplies this weekend.Florida's "Back to School Sales Tax Holiday" runs Friday through Sunday.    You can buy... Read more

Pensacola Chamber working to connect educators and industrial companies

The Greater Pensacola Chamber is working to connect local educators and industrial companies.    A recent workforce study shows workers in our area need more training... Read more

Sonny's on Navy Blvd to reopen

Pensacola's Westside is looking forward to getting their local BBQ joint back... 3 months to the day after the big flood that drowned the Navy Boulevard location... Read more

Department of Veterans Affairs may receive life-line from Congress

The embattled Department of Veterans Affairs may get a 15-billion-dollar lifeline from congress.Today, a bi-partisan bill was introduced that would provide funding to treat veterans... Read more

Parents charged in toddler's death due to lack of needed medical treatment

Pensacola Police arrested the parents of a toddler who died from untreated burns.Police say two-year-old  Bryson Redd received burns about two weeks ago, and yesterday... Read more

VA auditors review two local clinics

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional leaders now have a better idea of the extent of the problems at the Veteran’s Administration. ... Source: www.weartv.com/Read Full Article Read more

FWB non-profit group discussing plans for homeless center

This wastewater facility in Ft. Walton Beach sits nearly empty, only one maintenance crew still uses it. Not a local non-profit is looking at converting... Read more

Auto company shows off driverless car

A car that can actually drive itself.German auto giant Audi showed off its new A-7 today in Southwest Florida.The car has 22 different sensors that... Read more

Florida's medical marijuana poll

Florida's support of medical marijuana is at an all time high. That's according to a new Quinnipiac University poll.The numbers suggest November's ballot initiative to... Read more

Ebola, Spreading in Africa, Could Land in US

An Ebola outbreak that has killed at least 672 people in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone could land in the U.S., health officials said. Symptoms... Read more

Walton County beachwalk faces controversy

A proposal to build a county beachwalk through a state park is stirring up some controversy in Walton County. The Walton County Tourism Director says... Read more

United Way seeking volunteers to help “Cram the Van”

The United Way is looking for volunteers to help with "Cram the Van." The campaign collects school supplies and distributes them to families who need... Read more

Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

WASHINGTON (AP) -- More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study... Read more

Georgia girl struck by plane on Florida beach dies

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Law enforcement officials in Florida say a 9-year-old girl has died from injuries suffered when she was hit by a plane... Read more

Gas prices continue to drop

Gas prices are down.  They haven't been this low since last February.  Over the last week the average price of gas in Pensacola has fallen... Read more

Alabama man accused of lighting ex on fire

An Alabama man has been accused of dousing his ex-girlfriend in gasoline and lighting her on fire.Jefferson County sheriff's spokesman Randy Christian says 48-year-old Michael... Read more

Israeli Airstrikes Slam Gaza; Power Plant Shelled

Israel slammed Gaza with a barrage of airstrikes overnight, the heaviest bombardment in the three-week conflict. Symbols of Hamas control came under fire, including TV... Read more

Today Last Day To Register To Vote In August Primary

Today is the last day to register to vote or change party affiliation for those who wish to cast a ballot in the... Read more

Two Injured In Flomaton Crash

Two people were injured in a two-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon in Flomaton. The accident happened near the intersecton of Highway 31 and Holt Street. Both... Read more

Braves Win Second Straight Over Pensacola Blue Wahoos 6-2

For the second straight night, the Braves scored three late runs to take down the Blue Wahoos 6-2 at Trustmark Park in Pearl,... Read more

Northview QB Club Reschedules Softball Tourney; Still Accepting Registrations

The Northview High School has rescheduled their double elimination coed softball tournament from August 2 to August 16. The tournament will be held from... Read more

Dollar Tree To Buy Family Dollar For $8.5 Billion

Dollar Tree,  the nation’s leading operator of discount variety stores selling everything for $1 or less, is purchasing Family Dollar. The board of directors of both... Read more

Parts Of Highway 99, Barrineau Park Road To Be Widened, Paved

Escambia County has entered into agreements with the Florida Department of Transportation to construct paved shoulders and resurface portions of Barrineau Park Road and Highway... Read more

Hot With Storms Today As Cold Front Approaches

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Monday A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce gusty... Read more

Frontier Communications Working To Repair Internet Outage

Technicians from Frontier Communications have worked throughout the night to repair a high speed internet outage. Frontier customers in the Walnut Hill, Bratt, Molino and Atmore... Read more

Day Of Hope: Free School Supplies, Backpacks, Groceries And More

Mark your calendars for August 16 — that’s when a free “Day of Hope” will offer  back to school supplies and more. The Day of Hope... Read more

Atmore Businessman Robert Faircloth Passes Away

Atmore businessman Robert Faircloth passed away Sunday morning. He was 84. Faircloth opened the Ponderosa Drive-In on South Main Street in Atmore in 1968. Popular with... Read more

Caught on Cam: 100 Sea Turtles Hatching

FLORIDA KEYS, Fla. -- A live-streaming, high-definition "turtle webcam" positioned on a beach in  the Florida keys caught about 100 baby loggerhead sea turtles hatching... Read more

Bill To loosen Cell Phone Contract Rules

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A new bill from congress will make it legal to "unlock" your cellphone so that you can use it on another network... Read more

Boy Celebrates Birthday With NE Patriots

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Danny Nickerson turned 6 years old Friday.  Then he spent Saturday on the Patriots practice field as part of a special birthday... Read more

FWC Blames Red Tide for Fish Kill in the Gulf

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida wildlife officials say a large offshore fish kill in the northeast Gulf of Mexico is being caused by a red... Read more

Derrick Brooks Headed to the Hall of Fame

PENSACOLA, Fla. -- Derrick Brooks, a local name that's stood out in the professional grid iron, is now headed to Canton, Ohio.On Saturday, Aug 2nd,... Read more

Drivers stuck in traffic start up card game

Some drivers in Los Angeles decided to pass their time in traffic with a card game.The Los Angeles Times reports a group set up a... Read more

Robots are the future of furniture

Imagine never having to rearrange the furniture in your home again!Researchers at a biorobotics lab in Switzerland are developing modular robots that can do it... Read more

Honoring America's oldest WWII Vet

Songs we know, echoing against the pillars of this granite memorial, which celebrates the accomplishments of people like Lucy Coffey."She's a 108-years old. To put... Read more

Costa Condordia reaches end of final voyage

Rome (CNN) -- The crippled Costa Concordia cruise ship reached the end of its final voyage. Refloated by salvage crews earlier this month, the rusting hulk... Read more

S.R. 123 closed Sunday

    A major road closure again in Okaloosa County this weekend.    State Road 123 between State Road 85 in Crestview and Eglin Parkway in Fort... Read more

Israel, Hamas Agree to Ceasefire

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Hamas says it has agreed to a 24-hour humanitarian truce in the Gaza war ahead of a major Muslim... Read more

Escambia County is looking for ways to solve the cat problem

ESCAMBIA COUNTY - Last year Escambia County took in more than 10,000 animals, mostly cats and dogs.  The county has been working for years to... Read more

Second American aid worker tests positive for Ebola

(CNN) -- A second American aid worker in Liberia has tested positive for Ebola, according to the Christian humanitarian group she works for. Nancy Writebol is... Read more

Escambia County, Alabama Human Society closing its doors

    The Humane Society of Escambia County in Alabama announced it will be shutting down.    Directors say they can't humanely operate on the 120 thousand... Read more

Repair work on natural gas lines under Highway 29

Repair crews in Century are working to replace some natural gas lines under Highway 29.The gas lines are almost 50-years-old.The town says the steel is... Read more

Anniversary of World War I

Monday marks 100 years since the start of World War I. On July 28, 1914, Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia after the assassination of Archduke... Read more

Tentative agreement on VA Healthcare bill

The chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs Committees have reached a tentative agreement on a bill to reform the VA healthcare system.That's according... Read more

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