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What’s Burning? Residents Report Lots Of Smoke, Falling Ash

What’s Burning? Residents Report Lots Of Smoke, Falling Ash

There are several large controlled burns today in the North Escambia area, prompting residents to report lots of smoke and falling... 

March 21, 2019 | Read the story »

Panhandle Equine Rescue Awarded $3K To Buy Hay For Rescue Horses

Panhandle Equine Rescue Awarded $3K To Buy Hay For Rescue Horses

Panhandle Equine Rescue in Cantonment recently received a $3,000 grant to purchase hay for rescue horses. The grant was awarded by... 

March 21, 2019 | Read the story »

Escambia County Property, Tangible Taxes Due

Escambia County Property, Tangible Taxes Due

Escambia County Tax Collector Scott Lunsford is reminding local residents that 2018 unpaid real estate and tangible property taxes become... 

March 21, 2019 | Read the story »

Spring Sunshine Sticks Around

Spring Sunshine Sticks Around

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 69. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Thursday Night:... 

March 21, 2019 | Read the story »

Bright Idea: New Lighted Stop Signs Installed In Northern Santa Rosa County

Bright Idea: New Lighted Stop Signs Installed In Northern Santa Rosa County

There’s something new about several stop signs in northern Santa Rosa County, and local residents say it’s a bright idea. The... 

March 21, 2019 | Read the story »

Tate Beats Noble Oklahoma To Advance To Aggie Classic Championship Game

Tate Beats Noble Oklahoma To Advance To Aggie Classic Championship Game

The Tate Aggies have advanced to the championship game of the 2019 Aggie Classic. Tate will host top seed Choctaw, OK, at 7 p.m. The... 

March 21, 2019 | Read the story »

T.C. Venom’s Home Opener Is Saturday Night In Century

T.C. Venom’s Home Opener Is Saturday Night In Century

The new  T.C. Venom minor league football team will open home play this Saturday night in Century against the Birmingham Steel City... 

March 21, 2019 | Read the story »

Beautiful First Day Of Spring

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast on the first day of spring: Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 46. West wind... 

March 20, 2019 | Read the story »

Study: Escambia County Near Bottom Of The State In Health Outcomes

A list of health rankings published Tuesday ranks Escambia County near the bottom of state. Escambia County ranked number 49 while... 

March 20, 2019 | Read the story »

Three Indicted For Valentine’s Day Murder

Three people have been indicted for a Valentine’s Day murder in Escambia County. Leroy Benjamin, Jr., Cordarin Simmons, and... 

March 20, 2019 | Read the story »

Tate Blanks Washington (OK) In Aggie Classic; Pine Forest Beats PHS

Tate 7, Washington (OK) 0 On day two of the Aggie Classic, Tate defeated Washington (OK) 7-0 Tuesday night. For a photo gallery, click... 

March 20, 2019 | Read the story »

Friday Is Deadline To Apply For Escambia Youth Employment Program Jobs

Time is running out to apply for the Escambia County Youth Employment Program. Escambia County is seeking youth ages 16-24 who are... 

March 20, 2019 | Read the story »

Escambia To Receive $16 Million In Bay Restoration Funds

The Florida Trustee Implementation Group approved its Final Restoration Plan 1, which selects 23 projects at a total estimated cost... 

March 20, 2019 | Read the story »

Alabama Man Claims $179K Lottery Prize For Davisville Ticket

An Alabama man has claimed the her prize for a winning Fantasy 5 ticket from Sunday. The Florida Lottery says the March 17 ticket worth... 

March 20, 2019 | Read the story »

DeSantis Signs Smokable Medical Marijuana Bill

Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into a law a legislative appeal of Florida’s ban on smoking medical marijuana on Monday. But the smokable... 

March 19, 2019 | Read the story »

Driver Downs Utility Pole In Highway 95A Crash

There were no injuries when a driver crashed into a utility pole Monday night on Highway 95A south of East Kingfield Road. The wreck... 

March 19, 2019 | Read the story »

Tate Opens With Aggie Classic Win; Miller Tops Northview; Pine Forest Over Baker

Tate 6, Nolensville (TN) 3 The Tate Aggies beat Nolensville (TN) Monday 6-3 on day one of the Aggie Classic. Jordan Jarman earned... 

March 19, 2019 | Read the story »

Century’s Water, Wastewater Boss Resigns; Council And Mayor Disagree Again Over Hiring Process

Century’s mayor and council once again disagreed over their hiring process during a Monday night meeting. Water and Wastewater... 

March 19, 2019 | Read the story »

Escambia County Selected For New Workforce Initiative

FloridaWest today announced that Escambia County is one of five communities joining the Inclusive Development Network (IDN), an ambitious... 

March 19, 2019 | Read the story »

Flames Seen At Highway 95A Propane Facility Are Normal

If you see flames coming from a propane facility on Highway 95A  just north of West Roberts Road, it’s not a problem. Officials... 

March 18, 2019 | Read the story »

Three Years After Tornado, Damaged Sawmill Still Looms Over Century Neighborhood

Century has mostly recovered from the EF-3 tornado that ripped through the town just over three years ago. But there’s still... 

March 18, 2019 | Read the story »

Dash And Dot Robot Fun At The Molino Library Tuesday

Dash and Dot with STEAM at the Molino Branch Library will be held Tuesday. Dash and Dot are robots. Children will have the opportunity... 

March 18, 2019 | Read the story »

New ‘Blessing Box’ Offers Food To Those In Need In Flomaton, Century

A new community project is lending a help hand to anyone in need of food  in the Century and Flomaton area. A “Blessing Box”... 

March 18, 2019 | Read the story »

Florida Gas Prices Spike

Florida gas prices increased an average of 15 cents per gallon last week. This was the second-largest weekly increase among any other... 

March 18, 2019 | Read the story »

FDOT Weekly Traffic Alerts – This Week’s State Road Project Slowdowns

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

March 18, 2019 | Read the story »

Winning $179K Fantasy Five Ticket Sold In North Escambia

Someone is over $179,000 richer this morning after purchasing a winning Florida Lottery Fantasy 5 ticket in Davisville. The ticket... 

March 18, 2019 | Read the story »

Prison System And Workers Deal With Michael Aftermath

After Hurricane Michael hit the Panhandle, a key portion of the state’s corrections system was crippled, leaving nearly 300 prison... 

March 18, 2019 | Read the story »

Tate High School Hosts District Special Olympics (With Photo Gallery)

The 22nd Annual Escambia County School District’s Special Olympics Spring Games were held last week at Tate High School with about... 

March 18, 2019 | Read the story »

Cantonment Man Sentenced For Fake Acid, Spice Possession

A Cantonment man has been sentenced on charges of selling fake acid and possessing spice. Joshua Robert Welch pleaded no contest to... 

March 17, 2019 | Read the story »

Photo Gallery: Brandon Penegar Memorial Car Show

The annual Brandon Penegar Memorial Car Show was held Saturday at the Gonzalez United Methodist Church. For a photo gallery, click... 

March 17, 2019 | Read the story »

Firefighters Rescue Horse From Molino Swimming Pool

Firefighters rescued a horse from a swimming pool Saturday in Molino. There’s no word on how the horse ended up in the pool,... 

March 17, 2019 | Read the story »

Man Charged With Homicide For Escambia County Stabbing

A man has been charged in connection with a fatal stabbing Friday afternoon just off Highway 29. Michael Jerome Gant, 39, was charged... 

March 17, 2019 | Read the story »