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Keep The Wreath Green Fire Safety Campaign Begins Wednesday

Keep The Wreath Green Fire Safety Campaign Begins Wednesday

The annual “Keep the Wreath Green” fire safety campaign begins Wednesday in Escambia County. Escambia County Fire Rescue,... 

November 29, 2021 | Read the story »

New Escambia Westgate Boardwalk Opens, Thanks To Ascend Cares

New Escambia Westgate Boardwalk Opens, Thanks To Ascend Cares

Escambia Westgate School recently held the dedication celebration for the Westgate Nature Trail, a project donated by the Ascend Cares... 

November 29, 2021 | Read the story »

Sunny, Low 60s For Monday; Maybe Some Frost By Early Tuesday

Sunny, Low 60s For Monday; Maybe Some Frost By Early Tuesday

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Monday: Sunny, with a high near 62. North wind 5 to 10 mph. Monday Night: Patchy... 

November 29, 2021 | Read the story »

Bonus Photos: NWE Football Championships, Cheerleader Competitions

Bonus Photos: NWE Football Championships, Cheerleader Competitions

Northwest Escambia recently won three football championships, and the NWE cheerleaders placed in the Escambia River Conference. NWE... 

November 29, 2021 | Read the story »

Florida Drivers Should See Relief At The Pump, AAA Says

Florida Drivers Should See Relief At The Pump, AAA Says

Florida drivers could soon find deep discounts at the gas pump, after crude oil prices were slashed on “Black Friday”,... 

November 29, 2021 | Read the story »

Deadline Is Tuesday For Discount On Real Estate, Tangible Property Taxes

A 4% discount on payment of real estate and tangible personal property taxes ends Tuesday, November 30, according to Escambia County... 

November 28, 2021 | Read the story »

Local Cheerleaders March In Disney Thanksgiving Parade

Six North Escambia area cheerleaders marched in the UCA All American Parade this Thanksgiving at Disney World in Orlando. Participants... 

November 28, 2021 | Read the story »

Here Are The Slow Down Spots For This Week Due To Road Construction

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

November 28, 2021 | Read the story »

Three Injured When SUV Sideswipes FedEx Truck, Overturns And Hits A Tree

Three people in a SUV were seriously injured on I-10 Friday afternoon when their SUV sideswiped a FedEx truck, overturned and hit... 

November 27, 2021 | Read the story »

Coach Kris Lapata Named Beulah Elementary Teacher Of The Year

Coach Kris Lapata has been the Teacher of the Year at Beulah Elementary School. Lapata is a physical education teacher. Photo for... 

November 27, 2021 | Read the story »

Colethia Lewis Retires After 35 Years With Escambia County, Extension Services

A familiar face at Escambia County Extension is retiring. Colethia Lewis has 35 years of public service to Escambia County in multiple... 

November 27, 2021 | Read the story »

Playoffs: Chipley Beats Baker In 1A; Pine Forest Wins In 6A

Here are Friday night high school playoff football finals of interest from Friday night. 1A Regional Finals Chipley 22, Baker 7 The... 

November 27, 2021 | Read the story »

Thanksgiving Holiday Tragedy: 10-Year Old Dies In Rollover Wreck

A two-vehicle rollover crash west of Atmore claimed the life of an Atmore child and injured two other people on Thanksgiving eve. The... 

November 26, 2021 | Read the story »

Many Locals Will Use A Space Heater To Stay Warm Tonight. Here’s How To Be Safe.

With colder weather arriving in North Escambia, many people will turn to space heaters to stay warm. And that can be dangerous. According... 

November 26, 2021 | Read the story »

Instagram Worthy Photo Op: 4-H Hay Bale Decorating Contest Winners

The results are in from the 2021 Escambia County 4-H Hay Bale Decorating Contest. And you have a chance to check out the winners (and... 

November 26, 2021 | Read the story »

Drivers Getting A Road Construction Break Until Monday

Florida drivers are getting a little break from road construction during the long Thanksgiving holiday weekend. According to the Florida... 

November 26, 2021 | Read the story »

AAA Predicts Thanksgiving Travel Rebound Near Pre-Pandemic Levels

AAA is forecasting a strong rebound in Thanksgiving holiday travelers through this weekend. The Auto Club Group predicts 53.4 million... 

November 26, 2021 | Read the story »

Beulah Family Without A Home After Fire

A family was left without a home after a fire early Wednesday morning in a Beulah. The fire was reported at 5:16 a.m in the 9800 block... 

November 25, 2021 | Read the story »

Escambia Man Charged With 600 Counts Of Sexual Battery Of A Minor; 600 Counts Of Incest

An Escambia County man is charged with 1,200 total counts of sexually assault and incest charged involving a minor. Robert Cota, 31,... 

November 25, 2021 | Read the story »

Molino Park Students Donate Over 3,000 Food Items To Their Community

Molino Park Elementary School students stepped up to help fight hunger in the Molino community in a very big way this year. The school... 

November 25, 2021 | Read the story »

Happy Thanksgiving! Cold Front Brings Chance Of Rain Overnight

Happy Thanksgiving! Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Tonight: Showers likely, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy,... 

November 25, 2021 | Read the story »

ECSO Locates Suspects Caught On Camera Stealing From Local Farmer; Corn And Peanuts Recovered

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office has located three people suspected of stealing from a Walnut Hill farmer that was selling... 

November 24, 2021 | Read the story »

15-Year Old Driver Critically Injures Pedestrian In Escambia County

A pedestrian was struck by a SUV drivn by a 15-year old Tuesday afternoon in Escambia County. The Florida Highway Patrol said the... 

November 24, 2021 | Read the story »

A Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner Is Costing More This Year, Farm Bureau Says

Thanksgiving dinner, on average, is costing more this year. But the bottom line really depends on when, and if, turkey was purchased... 

November 24, 2021 | Read the story »

AAA Urges Thanksgiving Drivers To Ensure Their Vehicle Is Ready For The Road

Nearly 48.3 million Americans will hit the road this Thanksgiving. Yet some may travel in a vehicle that isn’t ready for an extended... 

November 24, 2021 | Read the story »

Cantonment Woman Faces Up To Life In Prison For Stabbing Death Of Her Boyfriend

A Cantonment woman pleaded no contest Monday for the 2019 stabbing death of her boyfriend. Ja’Quoia XiaXiana Collins, now 27, entered... 

November 23, 2021 | Read the story »

Waterfront Mission Set To Feed 5,000 For Thanksgiving; Started With Cantonment And Quintette Monday

Waterfront Rescue Mission is on a mission to provide 5,000 meals this holiday season. On Monday, the Cantonment Improvement Committee... 

November 23, 2021 | Read the story »

Farm To City: A Thanksgiving Bounty For 1,000 Needy Families

Students and volunteers from Escambia and Santa Rosa counties worked in fields near Jay Monday to harvest vegetables that will help... 

November 23, 2021 | Read the story »

Escambia County Monoclonal Antibody Site Closed As COVID Cases Decline

The monoclonal antibody treatment site in Escambia County has closed as COVID-19 cases decline. The next nearest Florida Department... 

November 23, 2021 | Read the story »

DeSantis Calls For Months Of Gas Tax Relief

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is asking  lawmakers to “zero out” state gas taxes for five or six months next year. DeSantis... 

November 23, 2021 | Read the story »