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Police ID Atmore Graduation Party Murder Victim

Police ID Atmore Graduation Party Murder Victim

Police have released the name of the young man shot and killed at a graduation party early Saturday morning in Atmore. Chirshawn Jermaine... 

May 21, 2019 | Read the story »

Escambia Fire Rescue Presents Annual Awards

Escambia Fire Rescue Presents Annual Awards

The night of November 2, 2018, Escambia Fire Rescue responded to a house fire in the 2500 block Portobella Place, just south of East... 

May 21, 2019 | Read the story »

Bratt Elementary Celebrates Reading With Superhero Party

Bratt Elementary Celebrates Reading With Superhero Party

Monday, Bratt Elementary School held a superhero themed Accelerated Reader party for students that met their reading goals for the... 

May 21, 2019 | Read the story »

Heat Builds Under Sunny Skies

Heat Builds Under Sunny Skies

There were a few scattered showers on Monday, including a heavy shower in Century during the early evening (pictured above). But there... 

May 21, 2019 | Read the story »


Escambia Seeks Appointee Housing Finance Authority

The Escambia County Board of County Commissioners is seeking Escambia County residents interested in volunteering to be considered... 

May 21, 2019 | Read the story »

Blue Wahoos Take Series Finale 4-2 Over Mobile

Blue Wahoos Take Series Finale 4-2 Over Mobile

Two days ago, the Blue Wahoos were at their lowest point of the season, having dropped three straight games and lost their first series... 

May 21, 2019 | Read the story »

Man Found Shot To Death In Escambia County

A man was found shot to death in Escambia County early Monday morning. The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shots... 

May 20, 2019 | Read the story »

County Renews Contract For Lake Stone Caretaker

The Escambia County Commission is extending their caretaker agreement for the Lake Stone Campground near Century. Dennis Keith Cole... 

May 20, 2019 | Read the story »

Gas Prices Trend Downward Another Week

Florida gas prices are declining as 2.3 million Floridians prepare for a Memorial Day weekend getaway, according to AAA. “If... 

May 20, 2019 | Read the story »

Gandy Family Trust Scholarships Awarded To Three Students

Three local Bill Gandy Family Trust scholarship winners have been announced. Gandy Memorial Scholarship winners are Lexxi Baggett,... 

May 20, 2019 | Read the story »

Davis Drives Walk-Off Single To Give Wahoos Win In Extras

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos snapped their three-game losing streak to Mobile with a 4-3 extra innings win on Sunday afternoon at Blue... 

May 20, 2019 | Read the story »

Here’s Where To Expect Traffic Delays This Week

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

May 19, 2019 | Read the story »

Austin Completes Basic Military Training

U.S. Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Synethia S. Austin graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland,... 

May 19, 2019 | Read the story »

Record Setting Wahoos Series Win Streak Ends With 3-0 Loss To Mobile

The season staple of early-inning leads and clutch hitting for decisive runs has suddenly ended right now with the Pensacola Blue Wahoos. It... 

May 19, 2019 | Read the story »

One Killed, Eight Injured When Gunfire Erupts At Atmore Graduation Party

One person was killed and eight others were injured when gunfire erupted at a graduation party attended by hundreds of people in Atmore... 

May 18, 2019 | Read the story »

Bicyclist Struck And Killed By Alleged DUI Driver

A man is behind bars for DUI after  bicyclist was struck and killed early Saturday morning in Escambia County. The Florida Highway... 

May 18, 2019 | Read the story »

Vehicle Goes Up In Flames After Crashing Into Utility Pole In Cantonment

A vehicle burned after it crashed into a utility pole early Saturday morning in Cantonment. The crash happened about 3 a.m. on Highway... 

May 18, 2019 | Read the story »

Work Begins Monday On $2.4 Million North Highway 99 Resurfacing

Work beings Monday to resurface North Highway 99 from Highway 97 in Walnut Hill to the Alabama state line. Low bidder on the project... 

May 18, 2019 | Read the story »

Governor Signs Florida’s Tougher Texting And Driving Law

Friday, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a tougher texting and driving ban. The bill changes current enforcement of the ban from a... 

May 18, 2019 | Read the story »

Northview Takes On Escambia County In Spring Football (With Gallery)

The Northview Chiefs traveled north to take on the Escambia County Blue Devils in Atmore Friday night. In the first three quarters,... 

May 18, 2019 | Read the story »

Dedria’s Gift Presents Two Scholarships

Two Flomaton High School seniors received scholarships Friday from Dedria’s Gift.  The $100 scholarships were presented to... 

May 18, 2019 | Read the story »

Weekend Gardening: Tips For The Month Of May

The Escambia County Master Gardeners offer the following May lawn and garden tips: Continue planting summer annuals. Try one or two... 

May 18, 2019 | Read the story »

Escambia Tax Collector First To Offer Speciality License Plate Ordering

“We are excited to be the first tax collector’s office in the state to offer this service to our citizens,” Lunsford said.... 

May 18, 2019 | Read the story »

BayBears Beat The Wahoos

The Blue Wahoos threw out two runners at the plate, another trying to stretch a double into a triple, then had their pitchers combine... 

May 18, 2019 | Read the story »

Escambia Purchasing Four New Fire Engines For Molino, Ensley And Two Other Stations

The Escambia County Commission voted unanimously Thursday to purchase four new fire engines to replace four aging trucks that have... 

May 17, 2019 | Read the story »

Northview High Names 2019 Honors Graduates

Northview High School named their honors graduates during Thursday night’s 2019 Senior Awards Night. Valedictorian of the Class... 

May 17, 2019 | Read the story »

Atmore Man Arrested After Wild Police Chase; Woman Hit By His Truck

A wild police chase in which a woman was run over landed an Atmore man in jail. The chase started about 1:00 a.m. Thursday after a... 

May 17, 2019 | Read the story »

Escambia County Ratifies Employment Contract For New Administrator Janice Gilley

The Escambia County Commission on Thursday ratified an employment contact with incoming County Administrator Janice Gilley of Molino. Gilley... 

May 17, 2019 | Read the story »

New Century Mural Welcomes Travelers To Florida

A new mural in Century is welcoming Highway 29 travelers to Century and Florida. The “Welcome to Century, Florida”  mural... 

May 17, 2019 | Read the story »

IP Celebrating Reading With Book Donations To First Graders At 11 Schools

Thanks to a donation from International Paper, every first grader at Jim Allen, Beulah, Bratt, Ensley, Kingsfield, Lincoln Park, Lipscomb,... 

May 17, 2019 | Read the story »

Several Pine Meadow Elementary Students Transported To Hospital Following Assembly

Several Pine Meadow Elementary School students were transported to the hospital due to heat illness Thursday morning. Escambia County... 

May 16, 2019 | Read the story »