New YMCA facility shoots for October opening

January 29, 2016

By Duwayne Escobedo Bill Seedes and Andrea Rosenbaum want people to know that the YMCA of Northwest Florida is so much more than a “swimming gym.” The new 52,000-square foot building, which is double the size…


ACLU report: DWB more likely to lead to a traffic ticket

January 28, 2016

Driving While Black (DWB) may lead to a ticket in the Florida, at least the chances are greater than for white drivers. The ACLU yesterday released a report, “Racial Disparities in Florida Safety Belt Law Enforcement,”…

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Fantasy sports websites get nod from lawmakers

January 27, 2016

By DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA While officials in some other states try to shut down the games, Florida legislators are speedily moving measures that would shield the daily fantasy sports industry from the…


County seeks volunteers for library board

January 27, 2016

The Escambia County Board of County Commissioners is seeking county residents interested in volunteering to fill vacancies on the West Florida Public Libraries Board of Governance. The duties of the Board include establishing policy and overseeing…