Category Archives: Local News

ESCAMBIA COUNTY DEPUTY SHOT

An Escambia County Sheriff’s Office deputy was shot Wednesday afternoon while responding to a call in the 400 block of Limerick Lane off of Chemstrand Road yesterday afternoon.  Around 1:30 p.m., deputies were responding to a call about a suicide threat and the suspect – identified as 41-year-old Daniel Hux – opened fired on the…MORE

WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA

The annual Wreaths Across America event at Barrancas National Cemetery on the Naval Air Station will still take place this Saturday, but with additional security restrictions. The event is normally open to the public, but this year it will only be open to Department of Defense ID cardholders and to groups and organizations previously approved.…MORE

WEST CERVANTES STREET SAFETY

The Florida Department of Transportation has made changes to the project that will make safety improvements to West Cervantes Street. FDOT officials say the pedestrian barrier that was to run 8,800 feet of the 2.25-mile project has been reduced by 68% to 2,800 feet. Other changes include adding 18 more crosswalks, and 13 more openings…MORE

“KEEP THE WREATH GREEN” UPDATE

The third and fourth red bulbs have been placed on the “Keep the Wreath Green” fire safety wreath, representing four total residential structure fires so far this December. The third fire this month occurred in the 800 block of Nantes Way on Friday, December 6th . The fourth fire happened in the 4000 block of…MORE

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