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Traffic Shifts Continue For Bridge Work At Hwy 29, Nine Mile Road

Traffic Shifts Continue For Bridge Work At Hwy 29, Nine Mile Road

The nightly traffic shifts on Nine Mile Road under the Highway overpass clear the way for the safe removal of the inside railings... 

August 16, 2017 | Read the story »

911 Down In Santa Rosa County

911 Down In Santa Rosa County

The 9-1-1 system is down for Santa Rosa County and there is no current estimate on when it will be operational. If you need emergency... 

August 16, 2017 | Read the story »


Humidity And Showers

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Wednesday: Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.... 

August 16, 2017 | Read the story »


Bill Could Ease Open Carry Penalties

The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee filed a bill Tuesday that would reduce penalties for people who have concealed-weapons... 

August 16, 2017 | Read the story »

Walnut Hill Water System Issues Boil Water Notice For Enon Area

Walnut Hill Water System Issues Boil Water Notice For Enon Area

The Walnut Hill Water System has issued a precautionary boil water notice: A water main breach affecting Goodale Lane, South Pineville... 

August 16, 2017 | Read the story »

New Barn Planned For Escambia County 4-H Facility In Molino

New Barn Planned For Escambia County 4-H Facility In Molino

A new livestock barn is planned for the Escambia County 4-H Facility in Molino. The one-story building will include associated sidewalks... 

August 16, 2017 | Read the story »

Learn Tech Skills At Your Local Library

Learn Tech Skills At Your Local Library

The Century and Molino branches of the West Florida Library offer local basic technology classes for free. At the Molino Branch Library,... 

August 16, 2017 | Read the story »

FWC Law Enforcement Report

The Florida FWC Division of Law Enforcement reported the following activity during the weekly... 

August 15, 2017 | Read the story »

Pine Forest Road Closed At East Kingsfield

A section of Pine Forest Road from East Kingsfield Road to Frederick Street is closed due to an upgrade of the sanitary sewer and... 

August 15, 2017 | Read the story »

Firefighters Respond To Report Of Smoke In Home Off Nine Mile

Firefighters responded to a home on Marsh Elder Drive off Nine Mile Road Monday night. The resident came home to discover smoke in... 

August 15, 2017 | Read the story »

Escambia County 4-H Shines At 4-H University

Head, Heart, Hands and Health. These are the four “H’s” that comprise 4-H. This summer there were many 4-H activities promoting... 

August 15, 2017 | Read the story »

Scott Pitches Making It Harder To Raise Taxes

Gov. Rick Scott, expected to run for U.S. Senate next year, wants lawmakers to put on the 2018 ballot a proposed constitutional amendment... 

August 15, 2017 | Read the story »

Rainfall Is 24 Inches Above Normal

With another 1.66 inches of rain on Monday, the official rain gauge at the Pensacola airport hit 65.31 inches for the year to date.... 

August 15, 2017 | Read the story »

Wahoos Win With Five Runs In The Seventh Over Mobile

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos jumped out to a 4-0 lead Monday and starting pitcher Jose Lopez cruised through six scoreless innings. Then... 

August 15, 2017 | Read the story »

Missing, Endangered Adult Found

UPDATE: THIS MISSING ADULT HAS BEEN FOUND. The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is searching for missing, endangered adult. Richard... 

August 14, 2017 | Read the story »

Florida GOP Gathering Gives Preview Of Governor’s Race

Florida’s next governor won’t be elected for more than a year, but Republican leaders from across the state got a taste... 

August 14, 2017 | Read the story »

Century Man Facing Felonies For Alleged Theft From Vehicle

A Century man is facing felony charges after allegedly stealing a woman’s purse from her car. Brandon Forrest Fischer, 20, allegedly... 

August 14, 2017 | Read the story »

FDOT: Weekly Traffic Alerts

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

August 14, 2017 | Read the story »

Wahoos Claim Five Home Run Win Over Mobile

The inspiration for the Pensacola Blue Wahoos clubbing five homers in an, 11-2, victory Sunday was a bobblehead of second baseman... 

August 14, 2017 | Read the story »

Escambia County Meetings This Week

Here is a schedule of Escambia County meeting during the next week: Monday, Aug. 14 Marine Advisory Committee, Escambia County Central... 

August 13, 2017 | Read the story »

PSC Student Tiffany Daniels Missing For Four Years

Saturday marked four years since 25-year old Tiffany Daniels went missing, last seen leaving Pensacola State College where she worked... 

August 13, 2017 | Read the story »

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: Getting Ready To Really Heat Up

Florida is creeping through the middle of a sweltering summer in a non-election year. Yet things may soon get hotter in the halls of... 

August 13, 2017 | Read the story »

Leadership Training Offered For PTAs, PTSAs, Boosters and Non-profits

The Escambia County Council of PTA/PTSAs (ECCPTA) is hosting their Annual Leadership Training Event and Vendor Fair on Aug. 19, 7:30 a.m.... 

August 13, 2017 | Read the story »

Wahoos Homer Times Four In Loss To Mobile

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos’ much maligned offense achieved a rare feat Saturday — it crushed three home runs for four runs... 

August 13, 2017 | Read the story »

Appointee Sought For Escambia County Merit System Protection Board

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

August 12, 2017 | Read the story »

Extension Service Offers ‘Beekeeping In The Panhandle’ Series

The UF/IFAS Extension Panhandle Agriculture Team will offer “Beekeeping in the Panhandle,” a summer series of three intermediate... 

August 12, 2017 | Read the story »

Latvala Launches Republican Bid For Governor

Sen. Jack Latvala, a Clearwater Republican, joined the 2018 race for governor on Friday, filing papers to make his campaign official. “My... 

August 12, 2017 | Read the story »

Wahoos Lose To Mobile

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos started the ninth inning ahead, 1-0, and finished it Friday behind the Mobile BayBears, 3-1. The Blue Wahoos... 

August 12, 2017 | Read the story »

Seat Belt Credited With Saving Life In Highway 97 Crash

First responders credited the use of a seat belt and the air bag for likely saving a woman’s life in a crash Friday morning... 

August 11, 2017 | Read the story »

BOCC Picks Design For New Escambia County Jail

The Escambia County Commission has picked a design for the new 720-bed Escambia County Jail and narrowed down the price tag. Commissioners ... 

August 11, 2017 | Read the story »

Escambia Firefighters, EMS Crews Help Keep School Zones Safe

Escambia Fire Rescue and Escambia County EMS units are standing by in school zones across the county with lights flashing to remind... 

August 11, 2017 | Read the story »

Students Head Back To Class (With Photo Gallery)

Thursday was the first day of school…so that means it’s time for our annual Back to School Photo Gallery. We asked NorthEscambia.com... 

August 11, 2017 | Read the story »