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Groundbreaking Held For New Bellview Library, The First In District 1

Groundbreaking Held For New Bellview Library, The First In District 1

A ceremonial groundbreaking was held Monday for the a new library on Mobile Highway in Bellview, the first library Escambia County... 

April 13, 2021 | Read the story »

ECSD Names School Library Principal Advocate And Librarian Of The Year

ECSD Names School Library Principal Advocate And Librarian Of The Year

The Escambia County School District has announced this year’s School Library Principal Advocate of the Year and School Librarian... 

April 13, 2021 | Read the story »

Pensacola Bay Bridge Deck Replaced, Reopening Still Planned For Week Of Memorial Day

Pensacola Bay Bridge Deck Replaced, Reopening Still Planned For Week Of Memorial Day

The Florida Department of Transportation says the reopening of the Pensacola Bay Bridge is still on track for the week of May 31. The... 

April 13, 2021 | Read the story »

Sunny For Tuesday, Thunderstorms By Wednesday

Sunny For Tuesday, Thunderstorms By Wednesday

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind becoming south 5... 

April 13, 2021 | Read the story »

Northview Beats Atmore 12-2 (With Photo Gallery)

Northview Beats Atmore 12-2 (With Photo Gallery)

With eight runs in the first inning, the Northviews Chiefs beat the Escambia County High School (Atmore) Blue Devils 12-2 Monday night... 

April 13, 2021 | Read the story »

Escambia County Records 13 New COVID-19 Cases

Escambia County Records 13 New COVID-19 Cases

There were 13 new COVID-19 cases reported Monday in Escambia County by the Florida Department of Health. Here is the latest data: Escambia... 

April 13, 2021 | Read the story »

Disabled Man On Scooter Struck And Killed By Vehicle

A disabled man riding an electric scooter was struck and killed by a vehicle in Escambia County early Monday morning. The crash happened... 

April 12, 2021 | Read the story »

Highway 29: Delays With Lane Closures In Cantonment And Molino; Utility Work In Century

Drivers can expect possible delays due to lane closures on Highway 29 this week in Century, Cantonment and Molino as follows. Cantonment... 

April 12, 2021 | Read the story »

UWF Cheerleading Team Wins National Championship

The UWF Cheerleading team captured a national championship at the NCA College Nationals. The Argos were in first place after the preliminaries... 

April 12, 2021 | Read the story »

Florida Gas Prices Level Off After Three Week Decline

Florida gas prices have leveled off after a three week decline, according to AAA. Florida’s average price for gasoline has declined... 

April 12, 2021 | Read the story »

Keeping The Power On – It’s National Lineman Appreciation Day

Today is Lineman Appreciation Day. “Today, Escambia River Electric Cooperative honors the dedicated men and women who often... 

April 12, 2021 | Read the story »

Community Health Now Accepting Appointments For Vaccination Clinics Next Week

Community Health Northwest Florida is scheduling appointments for COVID-19 vaccination clinics to be held this week. Clinics will... 

April 11, 2021 | Read the story »

Here Are This Week’s Road Construction Trouble Spots

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

April 11, 2021 | Read the story »

Storms Leave Thousands Without Power In Escambia County; Some In Walnut Hill, Near Century Lose Water

Thousands of people in Escambia County were left without power by storms that moved through the area Saturday morning. Gulf Power... 

April 10, 2021 | Read the story »

Real Rural Tech Talk Focuses On Future Of North Escambia Broadband Internet Service

Escambia County District 5 Commissioner Steven Barry knows that some 20,000 people in North Escambia do not have access to the internet... 

April 10, 2021 | Read the story »

Boy Wants To Be Like His Hero – His ECSO Lieutenant Dad

Three-year old Caisen Frazier wants to grow up to be just like his hero — his daddy, Escambia County Sheriff’s Office... 

April 10, 2021 | Read the story »

Walk-In Vaccination Clinic Monday At Hillcrest Baptist Church

A walk-in COVID-19 vaccination clinic will be held next week at Hillcrest Baptist  Church. Florida residents 18 and older do not... 

April 10, 2021 | Read the story »

After 11-Run Inning, Jay Beats Northview; Coin Toss Gives Jay District Championship

After scoring 11 runs in the fifth inning, the Jay Royals defeated the Northview Chiefs  17-13 Friday night in Jay. The Royals’... 

April 10, 2021 | Read the story »

Escambia County Convicted Sex Offender Facing New Child Pornography Charges

A convicted sex offender in Escambia County has been arrested on new child pornography charges. Nicholas Allen Walker, 29, was arrested... 

April 10, 2021 | Read the story »

Former Sheriff David Morgan Prefiles To Run For Pensacola Mayor In 2022

Former Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan prefiled Friday to run for Pensacola mayor in 2022. After 12 years as sheriff, Morgan... 

April 10, 2021 | Read the story »

U.S. House Committee on Ethics Launches Investigation Into Allegations Against Matt Gaetz

The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ethics confirmed Friday afternoon it will investigate sexual misconduct, drug and bribery... 

April 9, 2021 | Read the story »

Garcon Point Bridge Toll Suspension Extended Again

The toll suspension on the Garcon Point bridge has been extended through May9, 2021, the Florida Department of Transportation announced... 

April 9, 2021 | Read the story »

County Approves Firefighter’s Idea For Perdido River Boat Ramp For First Responders, Small Personal Craft

A volunteer firefighter’s idea to improve response time to victims along the Perdido River was unanimously approved Thursday... 

April 9, 2021 | Read the story »

Northview Gets District Walk-off Win Over Paxton In Extra Innings (With Gallery)

The Northview Chiefs had a walk-off district win over the Paxton Lady Cats 3-2 in extra innings Thursday night in Bratt. The game... 

April 9, 2021 | Read the story »

You Can Browse The Shelves At West Florida Libraries Beginning April 15

For the first time since the start of the pandemic, patrons will once again be able to browse the shelves at West Florida Public Libraries... 

April 9, 2021 | Read the story »

Driver Crashes Into Tree In Front Yard Of Highway 29 Home

One person was transported to the hospital after crashing into a tree in the front yard of a home on Highway 29 Thursday afternoon. The... 

April 9, 2021 | Read the story »

Northview Earns 3-1 District Win Over Jay (With Photo Gallery)

The Northview Chiefs topped Jay 3-1 for a district win Thursday night in Bratt. Northview’s Josh Landis tossed a complete game,... 

April 9, 2021 | Read the story »

Tate Baseball Beats Niceville 5-1; Pace Tops Tate Softball 3-1 (With Gallery)

Tate 5, Niceville 1 The Tate Aggies defeated Niceville 5-1 Thursday night. Josiah Glodfelter pitched a complete game for the Aggies,... 

April 9, 2021 | Read the story »

Jay Royals JV Tops Northview 10-0 (With Gallery)

The junior varsity Jay Royals defeated the Northview Chiefs 10-0 Thursday afternoon in Bratt. Daniel Riggs started on the mound for... 

April 9, 2021 | Read the story »

Woman Accused In Tate High Homecoming Vote Scandal Enters Not Guilty Plea

The mom and former assistant principal accused  along with her daughter of improperly using school district computers to cast Tate... 

April 8, 2021 | Read the story »

Woman Not Yet Charged After Shooting And Killing Boyfriend In Atmore Domestic Violence Incident

A woman shot and killed her boyfriend in Atmore Wednesday, but so far police say she has not been charged. The woman called 911 to... 

April 8, 2021 | Read the story »