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BOCC Public Forum & Committee Meeting Feb 6

The Santa Rosa Board of County Commissioners will hold public forum and a commission committee meeting in the Tiger Point Community Center, 1370 Tiger Park Lane in Gulf Breeze, on Mon., Feb. 6. Public forum will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 am. The commission committee meeting will begin...

Pensacola man allegedly shoots at ECSO SWAT team, arrested

PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) — A Pensacola man is behind bars after allegedly shooting at the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team, according to the sheriff’s office. Kevin Alex Badgett, 30, was charged with aggravated assault with a firearm, aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer with a firearm and firing deadly missiles. On Feb. 1, […]

Bands on the Beach 2023 lineup released

PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. (WKRG) — Bands on the Beach, a series featuring regional artists on Pensacola Beach, has announced its 2023 lineup. The concerts, provided and organized by the Santa Rosa Island Authority are scheduled to begin the first Tuesday in April and ends the last Tuesday in October. Below is the schedule for this […]

Eagles rolling toward upcoming district showdown

The Booker T. Washington Eagles’ boys’ basketball team suffered an unexpected setback in their District 21-4A opener a little over one month ago. Since that setback, however, the Eagles have found their groove again and are on a roll as an impending rematch looms on the horizon this weekend.

Dense fog advisory issued for large portion of Gulf Coast

PENSACOLA, Fla. -- A Dense Fog Advisory has been issued for a large portion of the Gulf Coast and is in effect through 8 a.m. Wednesday for the WEAR News viewing area. Visibility will likely drop to 1/4 mile or less. Morning travel may be slowed down by the foggy weather and flights could be delayed or even diverted. Check here for flight info on Pensacola International Airport and here for Destin/Ft. Walton Beach.

The Social Portal: Things to do in February

In addition to all the Mardi Gras parades and parties this month, there are some other less publicized events to consider taking part in. The Bugghouse is a local venue for shows and movie screenings. And it's in need of a new roof. Musicians Dalton Wright, Cookies and Cake and Giggle Out Loud will be playing a fundraiser show 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5 at The Handlebar. Show is $5-10.

Deputies led on chase in Escambia Co., 1 arrested for allegedly trafficking fentanyl

ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. (WKRG) — While trying to serve a warrant, deputies said they were led on a chase that ended with a Pensacola man being arrested for allegedly trafficking fentanyl, according to the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office. Johnathan David May, 35, was charged with damaging property, burglary, larceny, fleeing/eluding police, possession of drugs and […]

3 arrested Saturday after narcotics found during safety checkpoint on U.S. 98

MARION COUNTY, Miss. (WDAM) - Three people were arrested on drug charges Saturday during a safety checkpoint on U.S. Highway 98. According to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were conducting the safety checkpoint on U.S. 98 East and Enon Road, when they made contact with a vehicle driven by Crystal Miller, 33, of Pensacola, Fla. The sheriff’s office says Miller gave the deputies false information about her identity.

Pensacola man arrested for drug trafficking

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - A narcotics operation with Bay County Sheriff’s Office ended in an arrest for trafficking meth, deputies say. On Jan. 26, BCSO officials conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle from the Pensacola area and spoke to the passengers. Investigators believed they saw a...

Women’s Profile: Warren Averett

Cyndi Warren, managing member of Warren Averett’s office in Pensacola, is among the women who have risen to leadership positions in the company. Warren has been with Warren Averett since the early 1990s. One of the aspects she enjoys most about working for the business advisory firm is the company’s empowerment of women.