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Ray Melton Retires After 24 Years Of Fire And EMS Service

Ray Melton Retires After 24 Years Of Fire And EMS Service

Escambia County Fire Rescue Fire and Life Specialist Ray Melton retired Tuesday after 24 years of fire and EMS service, eight of those... 

May 29, 2024 | Read the story »

Sunny, Low 90s For Your Wednesday

Sunny, Low 90s For Your Wednesday

Here is your official North Escambia forecast: Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in... 

May 29, 2024 | Read the story »

Jury Finds Cantonment Woman Not Guilty Of Burglary, Battery

Jury Finds Cantonment Woman Not Guilty Of Burglary, Battery

A Cantonment woman has been found not guilty of first degree felony burglary with a battery and misdemeanor battery causing bodily... 

May 29, 2024 | Read the story »

Free Sports Physicals For Tate, Northview Athletes June 8 At Andrews

Free Sports Physicals For Tate, Northview Athletes June 8 At Andrews

Free pre-participation physical exams will be provided for Tate and Northview high school students by Baptist Health Care and the... 

May 29, 2024 | Read the story »

Jim Allen Elementary Names Students Of The Month

Jim Allen Elementary Names Students Of The Month

Jim Allen Elementary School recently named their May Students of the Month. They are third graders Raelyn Hale and Keylan Biggs. Photo... 

May 29, 2024 | Read the story »

Wahoos Start Road Series With 4-0 Shutout Over Shuckers

Wahoos Start Road Series With 4-0 Shutout Over Shuckers

written by Erik Bremer Four Pensacola Blue Wahoos pitchers combined for a four-hit, 4-0 shutout win over the Biloxi Shuckers on Tuesday... 

May 29, 2024 | Read the story »

Atmore Man Charged With Murder In Shooting Death

A 61-year Atmore man has been charged with murder following a shooting early Monday morning in Atmore. The Atmore Police department... 

May 28, 2024 | Read the story »

Escambia County To Pave Dirt Portion Of Rockey Branch Road

Escambia County has approved just over three-quarters of million dollars to pave a dirt portion of Rockey Branch Road in Cantonment. The... 

May 28, 2024 | Read the story »

Southern Pine Co-Op Line Workers Recognized For Assisting EREC Power Restoration After Big Storms

Southern Pine Electric Cooperative, which serves Escambia, Conecuh, Monroe, Baldwin and Covington counties in Southwest Alabama, recently... 

May 28, 2024 | Read the story »

Here Are This Week’s Road Construction Delay Spots

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

May 28, 2024 | Read the story »

Gas Prices Up A Few Cents Over Past Week

Florida gas prices were up a bit into the Memorial Day weekend. By Monday night, the average was at $3.51 per gallon, up from $3.45... 

May 28, 2024 | Read the story »

Photos, List: Northview High Senior Awards

Just before the end of the school year, Northview High School presented the following senior honors and  scholarships. For  a photo... 

May 28, 2024 | Read the story »

Barrancas National Cemetery Memorial Day Observance Ceremony Held Monday

A Barrancas National Cemetery Memorial Day Observance Ceremony was held Monday on Naval Air Station Pensacola. There are more than... 

May 28, 2024 | Read the story »

Pedestrian Struck And Killed By Pickup On Pine Forest Road

A pedestrian was struck and killed on Pine Forest Road late Sunday night. The Florida Highway Patrol said the pedestrian, a 21-year-old... 

May 27, 2024 | Read the story »

‘Biggest Thing We Need Right Now Is Jesus’ – Cantonment Community Revival Next Week At Carver Park

“The biggest thing we need right now is Jesus. He is the fixer.” That’s what Josh Womack said as he described the... 

May 27, 2024 | Read the story »

Ernest Ward Middle School Names Students Of The Month

Ernest Ward Middle School recently named their Students of the Month for April. They are (L-R) McKenzie Norton, Payton Coon, and Allie... 

May 27, 2024 | Read the story »

Bender Appointed To Judicial Nominating Commission

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has appointed Amy Bender, wife of Escambia County Supervisor of Elections Robert Bender, to the First Judicial... 

May 27, 2024 | Read the story »

Blue Wahoos Fall In Another One-Run Series Finale Loss To Smokies

written by Bill Vilona Bennett Hostetler tossed his bat aside in frustration as the game’s final out became a pop out. It was that... 

May 27, 2024 | Read the story »

Wrong Way Driver From Escambia County Causes Okaloosa I-10 Crash

An Escambia County man was seriously injured in a wrong-way interstate crash in Okaloosa County The Florida Highway Patrol said a... 

May 26, 2024 | Read the story »

Byrneville Elementary Names Students Of The Month

Byrneville Elementary School recently named their Students of the Month for April. They are: Kindergarten: Calee Flowers and Jayceon... 

May 26, 2024 | Read the story »

Memorial Day Closures, Trash Schedule

Escambia County: In observance of Memorial Day, the following Escambia County offices will be closed Monday, May 27: Escambia County... 

May 26, 2024 | Read the story »

Escambia County EMS Recognized During EMS Week

Escambia County wrapped up a celebration of EMS Week on Saturday after honoring the hard-working men and women who make up Escambia... 

May 26, 2024 | Read the story »

Atmore Community Hospital Awards Scholarships

Atmore Community Hospital (ACH) recently awarded scholarships to eight graduating seniors from Escambia Academy, Escambia County (AL)... 

May 26, 2024 | Read the story »

Blue Wahoos’ Bats Come Alive, But Smokies Win

written by Bill Vilona Kevin Alcantara appears well on a path for an eventual opportunity with the Chicago Cubs. He’s certainly... 

May 26, 2024 | Read the story »

AAA: Record-Setting 2.5 Million Floridians Will Travel For Memorial Day Weekend

Floridians are forecast to travel in record numbers for this year’s Memorial Day weekend. AAA forecasts more than 2.5 million... 

May 25, 2024 | Read the story »

Man Charged With Trafficking After ECSO Closes ‘Drug House’

An Ensley man was arrested on drug charges in Ensley, closing another drug house, according to the Escambia County Sheriff’s... 

May 25, 2024 | Read the story »

Tate High’s Lucas Williams Signs College Basketball Scholarship

Lucas Williams, a three-year varsity basketball player at Tate High School, recently signed a full-ride scholarship with Owens Community... 

May 25, 2024 | Read the story »

Blue Wahoos’ Tough Luck At Plate Continues In 2-1 Loss To Smokies

written by Bill Vilona For a split-second, the capacity crowd Friday at Blue Wahoos Stadium was instantly energized as leadoff batter... 

May 25, 2024 | Read the story »

Escambia Man Guilty Of Murdering Roommate Before Staging Her Drowning

An Escambia County man has been convicted of killing his a woman before staging the scene to make it appear she drowned in a small... 

May 25, 2024 | Read the story »

Century Felon Accused Of Aggravated Assault For Hitting Woman With Handgun

A Century felon is accused of striking a woman in the head with a handgun and weapon possession. Kenneth Elbert Hammac, 41, was charged... 

May 24, 2024 | Read the story »

Tate High Class Of 2024 Graduates (With Complete Graduate List, Gallery)

Over 500 members of the Tate High School Class of 2024 graduated Thursday afternoon at the Pensacola Bay Center. Valedictorian of... 

May 24, 2024 | Read the story »