Two new UWF trustees appointed

March 22, 2018

The University of West Florida Board of Trustees recently welcomed two new trustees, Jill Singer and Alonzie Scott III, following their appointments by Florida Gov. Rick Scott. Singer serves as the vice president of national security…


Governor beefs up security at Parkland school

March 21, 2018

By Dara Kam The New Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott has ordered eight Florida Highway Patrol troopers to beef up security at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where gunman Nikolas Cruz killed 14…

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‘March for Our Lives’ on Saturday

March 21, 2018

“March For Our Lives” will happen in Pensacola on Saturday, March 24. From the Escambia County Democratic Women’s Club: “The March for Our Lives movement will take to the streets to demand that we end the…


Grand jury slams Okaloosa school superintendent

March 16, 2018

An Okaloosa County grand jury issued a scathing report stating that School Superintendent Mary Beth Jackson failed to satisfy her obligations to provide for the safety and well-being of 30,000 students in her school system. The…

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Cyberthon 2018 sets records

March 13, 2018

More than 300 local students from dozens of schools across Northwest Florida participated in Cyberthon 2018 this past weekend, the fourth annual cybersecurity awareness and gaming challenge event hosted by the AFCEA Blue Angels Pensacola Chapter.…


UWF and NSA announce partnership

March 9, 2018

The University of West Florida Center for Cybersecurity hit another milestone in its four-year history last week when it announced a partnership with the National Security Agency to enhance cybersecurity workforce development and create accelerated pathways…


Escambia public school enrollment down

March 7, 2018

According to the Florida Department of Education, school enrollment dropped in Escambia County by 94 students to 40,292.  In the 2007-08 school year, the district enrollment was 41,855.  The largest losses from the fall of 2016…


School Districts offers instructions for lockdowns

March 6, 2018

This has been added to the Escambia County School District’s website. What to Expect In the Event of a School Elevated Security Notification: Students Stay calm and alert. Follow the directions given to you by teachers…