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More Rain Possible All Week

More Rain Possible All Week

Heavy rain is looking likely by the weekend as a subtropical or tropical system forms in the Gulf of Mexico and moves north. Here... 

May 23, 2018 | Read the story »

Century Mayor Wants Security Cameras At Town Hall, Parks, Town Shop

Century Mayor Wants Security Cameras At Town Hall, Parks, Town Shop

Century Mayor Henry Hawkins wants to install security cameras at several town properties. Hawkins presented the town council with a... 

May 23, 2018 | Read the story »

Deputy Forms Special Bond With Students, Completes SRO Program

Deputy Forms Special Bond With Students, Completes SRO Program

An Escambia County deputy has found a new passion as a school resource officer. In March the Escambia County School Board approved... 

May 23, 2018 | Read the story »

Atmore Walmart Cutting Hours

Atmore Walmart Cutting Hours

The Atmore Walmart Supercenter is cutting hours and will no longer be open 24 hours per day. Beginning Saturday, June 2, the store’s... 

May 23, 2018 | Read the story »

Escambia Students Can Now Ride ECAT Buses For Free

Escambia Students Can Now Ride ECAT Buses For Free

Escambia County public school students can now ride all ECAT buses and trolleys for free. Students grades K-12 are now able to use... 

May 23, 2018 | Read the story »

Bratt Elementary Names Students Of The Month

Bratt Elementary Names Students Of The Month

The following students were named Students of the Month for May at Bratt Elementary School. Pre-K Dillan Stuart Myles Sellers Kindergarten Chloe... 

May 23, 2018 | Read the story »

Proposed Special Session On School Funding Appears Dead

With Republicans lining up in opposition, a Democratic attempt to spur a special legislative session on education funding appeared... 

May 23, 2018 | Read the story »

Local Pearl Harbor Survivor Celebrates 100th Birthday

Francis “Frank” Emond of Cantonment turned 100 on Monday, celebrating with a party at Naval Hospital Pensacola where he volunteers. The... 

May 22, 2018 | Read the story »

Byrneville Students Enjoy End Of The Year Bash At Splash Pad

Byrneville Elementary School second and third graders were treated to an “End of the Year Bash” Monday at the Century... 

May 22, 2018 | Read the story »

Escambia Man Sentenced For Heroin Death

An Escambia County man has been sentenced to life in prison for the death of a man that died from heroin use. A jury convicted James... 

May 22, 2018 | Read the story »

White Awarded Gandy Memorial Scholarship

Zachary Hunter White has been named the winner of this year’s Solon Lee Gandy Memorial Scholarship. With a 3.0 GPA at Flomaton High... 

May 22, 2018 | Read the story »

ECSO Beats U.S. Navy In ‘Boots Vs. Badges Challenge’ In Molino

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office beat the U.S. Navy in the Escambia County 4-H Council’s Boots Vs. Badges Challenge... 

May 22, 2018 | Read the story »

FHP Holding Local Career Fair

The Florida Highway Patrol is looking to hire troopers. The FHP will hold a career fair on Thursday at the FHP Pensacola Station at... 

May 22, 2018 | Read the story »

Jackson Generals Beat The Blue Wahoos 5-0

The Jackson Generals put on an offensive showcase against the Blue Wahoos in Monday night’s game to complete the series sweep at... 

May 22, 2018 | Read the story »

This Week’s Gradution Schedule, New Security Guidelines

Graduation ceremonies will be held this week for most Escambia County schools, and there are important new security rules in place... 

May 21, 2018 | Read the story »

Students Cast Ballots For Favorite Books With Supervisor Of Elections Help

Students across Escambia County voted for their favorite books in Sunshine State Youth Reader Award book elections with the help of... 

May 21, 2018 | Read the story »

Escambia BOCC Weekly Meeting Schedule

Here is a schedule of Escambia County public meetings for the week of May 21-25: Monday, May 21 Library Board of Governance –... 

May 21, 2018 | 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 21, 2018 | Read the story »

Bratt Elementary Celebrates Reading With Star Wars Party

Bratt Elementary School held a Star Wars themed Accelerated Reader Party for students that met their reading goals for the year. Photos... 

May 21, 2018 | Read the story »

Report Says Changes Will Increase Health Premiums

Premiums for health insurance plans sold on the federal marketplace are expected to increase by nearly 16.9 percent in Florida next... 

May 21, 2018 | Read the story »

Generals Blank Wahoos 6-0

Saturday it was Taylor Widener who stymied the Wahoos bats. Sunday, it was Ryan Atkinson’s turn, and the former indy ball pitcher... 

May 21, 2018 | Read the story »

FDOT: Weekly Traffic Alerts: Highway 29 And Other Delays

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

May 20, 2018 | Read the story »

Jim Allen Elementary Names Students Of The Month

Jim Allen Elementary School recently named Students of the Month. They Are D’Shayla James and Eli Forehand (above).  Students... 

May 20, 2018 | Read the story »

Molino Library Holds ‘Save Yourself Digitization Day’

Saturday was “Save Yourself Digitization Day” at the Molino Branch Library. The library helped residents digitally scan... 

May 20, 2018 | Read the story »

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: Guns And Gambling

With Florida’s primary elections just three months away, intraparty sniping on the campaign trail is on overdrive, but the legal... 

May 20, 2018 | Read the story »

Generals Edge Wahoos 4-1 To Claim Series

The Jackson Generals were able to get three runs off MLB rehabber Anthony DeSclafani on their way to a 4-1 win over the Blue Wahoos... 

May 20, 2018 | Read the story »

Area Unemployment Rate Declines

The Escambia County area unemployment rate was 3.3 percent, down 0.5 percentage point from one year ago, according to the latest numbers... 

May 19, 2018 | Read the story »

Spring Football: Northview, Escambia County Atmore Play To Tie

The Northview Chiefs and the Escambia County County Blue Devils battled it out Friday night in a Spring Game and walked away in a... 

May 19, 2018 | Read the story »

Alabama Attorney General Releases Info On W.S. Neal Grade Changing Scandal Case

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall as confirmed that his office was involved in the arrest of two people in a grade changing... 

May 19, 2018 | Read the story »

Firefighters Respond To Smoke In Store’s Beer Cooler

Escambia Fire Rescue responded to a report of smoke in a beer cooler at the Circle K at Highway 29 and East Kingsfield Road Friday... 

May 19, 2018 | Read the story »

NRA Appeals Ruling On ‘Jane Doe’ Gun Case

The National Rifle Association is appealing a federal judge’s refusal to keep the identity of a 19-year-old Alachua County woman... 

May 19, 2018 | Read the story »