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Fire Destroys Truck On Highway 95A

Fire Destroys Truck On Highway 95A

Firefighters responded to a vehicle fire in the 3000 block of Highway 95A adjacent to Highway 29 shortly after 2 p.m. Monday. A truck... 

June 17, 2019 | Read the story »

Inmate Fatally Stabbed At Fountain Prison In Atmore

Inmate Fatally Stabbed At Fountain Prison In Atmore

An inmate was fatally stabbed at Fountain Correctional Facility in Atmore on Saturday. At approximately 5:15 p.m., correctional officers... 

June 17, 2019 | Read the story »

Scattered Showers And Thunderstorms Possible All Week

Scattered Showers And Thunderstorms Possible All Week

Here is our official North Escambia area forecast: Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny,... 

June 17, 2019 | Read the story »

Atmore Police, Drug Task Force Make Multiple Arrests During Traffic Stops

Atmore Police, Drug Task Force Make Multiple Arrests During Traffic Stops

Several arrests were made during traffic stops in Atmore conducted by local and state authorities. Officers with Atmore Police Department,... 

June 15, 2019 | Read the story »


Molino Park Elementary Presents Grade 3-5 Awards

Below are end of the year award winners in grades 3-5 at Molino Park Elementary School. For grades Pre-K to 2, click here. THIRD GRADE A/B... 

June 17, 2019 | Read the story »

Got Moo? Check On The Moogician This Week At The Library

Got Moo? Check On The Moogician This Week At The Library

The Moogician will do everything dairy with magic and songs this week during the Summer Reading program at the library. The schedule... 

June 17, 2019 | Read the story »

Weekly Traffic Alerts – Where To Expect Delays

Weekly Traffic Alerts – Where To Expect Delays

Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions this week on the following state roads and projects in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties... 

June 17, 2019 | Read the story »

Smokies Top The Blue Wahoos

Smokies Top The Blue Wahoos

The difficult finish to their first half season left the Pensacola Blue Wahoos ready to embrace the all star break. In a game Sunday... 

June 17, 2019 | Read the story »

North Escambia Cowboys And Cowgirls Place In Alabama State Rodeo Finals

Several North Escambia cowboys and cowgirls place in the Alabama state rodeo finals recently. Four Ernest Ward Middle School students... 

June 16, 2019 | Read the story »

FWC Law Enforcement Report

The Florida FWC Division of Law Enforcement reported the following activity during the weekly period ending May 30 in Escambia and... 

June 16, 2019 | Read the story »

Gulf Power Foundation Awards Nearly $1 Million in Grants To Nonprofits

The Gulf Power Foundation awarded nearly $1 million in grants to community groups through the Amplify! Northwest Florida program. The... 

June 16, 2019 | Read the story »

Florida Retailers Expect Father’s Day Spending To Total $133 Per Dad

The Florida Retail Federation (FRF) says Florida families will spend an average of $133 per person for Father’s Day, the second... 

June 16, 2019 | Read the story »

BOCC Special Meeting Monday To Discuss Local Option Sales Tax Funds

The Escambia County Board of Commissioners will hold a special meeting on Monday, June 17 at 9 a.m. to discuss Local Option Sales... 

June 16, 2019 | Read the story »

Escambia Vehicle Burglar Gets 15 Years In Prison

An Escambia County Main Domonic Marquis Culliver was convicted by a jury of attempted burglary and grand theft. He was immediately... 

June 16, 2019 | Read the story »

Pedestrian Struck And Killed On Blue Angel Parkway

A pedestrian was a struck and killed early Saturday morning on Blue Angel Parkway in Escambia County. Edgar Lloyd Proctor, age 56... 

June 15, 2019 | Read the story »

DeSantis Signs Law Banning Sanctuary Cities

Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed into law a ban on so-called sanctuary cities that protect some undocumented immigrants from being deported. “Earlier... 

June 15, 2019 | Read the story »

Camp Fire Century Campers Make Solar S’mores

Summer campers at the Camp Fire Century Youth Learning Century have been busy with several activities, including making “solar... 

June 15, 2019 | Read the story »

Man That Claimed Woman Was Killed In Deer Hunting Accident Sentenced For Manslaughter

A Flomaton man who told authorities he was trying to shoot a deer when he shot and killed a woman in December 2016 has been sentenced. Shannon... 

June 14, 2019 | Read the story »

DeSantis Signs Driverless Vehicle Bill

Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed a bill allowing vehicles to operate on Florida roads without a human on board. “Signing this legislation... 

June 14, 2019 | Read the story »

42 Local Nonprofits Receive $850K From United Way

United Way of Escambia announced on Thursday the 29 nonprofit agencies receiving $850,000 in grant awards through the organization’s... 

June 14, 2019 | Read the story »

UWF Rises To Second In Florida For Performance

The Florida Board of Governors named the University of West Florida as a top-performing public university for the third consecutive... 

June 14, 2019 | Read the story »

ECSO: Man Fabricated Shooting Story, His Girlfriend Charged With Battery

Authorities say a man that claimed he was shot Wednesday afternoon in Escambia County was actually injured in a domestic violence situation. The... 

June 13, 2019 | Read the story »

Financial Expert Recommends Sweeping Changes To Save Century

An independent financial consultant that wrote the Town of Century is “teetering on a financial cliff, and quick decisive action... 

June 13, 2019 | Read the story »

Summer Fun: Brand New Playground At Barrineau Park Community Center

A brand new playground has been installed and is ready for summer fun at the Barrineau Park Community Center. The community center... 

June 13, 2019 | Read the story »

Century Man Charged With Felony Battery By Strangulation

A Century man was charged after allegedly choking his ex-wife. Lawrence Scott Hamilton, 33, was booked into the Escambia County Jail... 

June 13, 2019 | Read the story »

Escambia Deputies, Escambia Fire, Pensacola PD Going On Strike, And It’s All About Doughnuts

The Pensacola Police Department (PPD), Escambia County Sheriff’s Office (ECSO) and Pensacola Fire Department (PFD) are going on... 

June 13, 2019 | Read the story »

ECUA Helps Prep Local 4-H Students Headed To Legislative Program

Escambia County 4-H members were busy this week preparing for a mock legislative program in Tallahassee. Annually, 4-H high schools... 

June 13, 2019 | Read the story »

FWC Hunter Safety Courses Offered In Jay

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering free hunter safety courses in Jay. Hunter safety courses are... 

June 13, 2019 | Read the story »

Gonzalez Utilities Lifts Boil Water Notice In Tate Road Area

Wednesday afternoon, Gonzalez Utilities lifted a boil water notice that had been in place since Friday, June 7. The boil water notice... 

June 12, 2019 | Read the story »

Two Bikers From Century Critically Injured In Highway 29 Crash

Two bikers from Century critically injured in a crash Tuesday evening on Highway 29 near McDavid. The Florida Highway Patrol said ... 

June 12, 2019 | Read the story »

Cantonment Man Charged In Armed Disturbance

A Cantonment man has been charged in connection with an armed disturbance in a local neighborhood. Jarrian Jamal Purifoy, 32, was... 

June 12, 2019 | Read the story »

‘Tinkering With Rockets’ Next Three Saturdays At The Molino Library

Children and teens can learn about “Tinkering with Rockets” the next three weekends at the Molino Branch Library. Attendees... 

June 12, 2019 | Read the story »

DeSantis Signs Bill Allowing For Drug Importation From Canada, Other Countries

Florida residents could gain access to cheaper prescription drugs from Canada and other countries under legislation signed Tuesday... 

June 12, 2019 | Read the story »