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North Escambia Area Weather Closure List

North Escambia Area Weather Closure List

The following closures have been reported to NorthEscambia.com for Wednesday, January 17 due to anticipated snow and ice conditions. This... 

January 16, 2018 | Read the story »

All Escambia And Santa Rosa Schools Closed On Wednesday

All Escambia And Santa Rosa Schools Closed On Wednesday

Local school closures are detailed below for county schools. For the most complete North Escambia closure list of schools, government... 

January 16, 2018 | Read the story »

Freeze Warning — Protecting Pets, Plants, Pipes And Other Tips

Freeze Warning — Protecting Pets, Plants, Pipes And Other Tips

When temperatures fall into the teens and hard freeze warning, it is time to take necessary precautions to protect pipes, pets... 

January 16, 2018 | Read the story »

With Flu Activity Increasing, It’s Not Too Late To Get Your Flu Shot

With Flu Activity Increasing, It’s Not Too Late To Get Your Flu Shot

Both in Florida and throughout the U.S., flu activity is on the rise. In Florida, data shows more influenza activity across all... 

January 16, 2018 | Read the story »

Elementary Kids Write Letters To Sailors In At Boot Camp

Elementary Kids Write Letters To Sailors In At Boot Camp

Beulah Elementary teacher Allison Rhodes’ fourth grade students recently wrote letters to sailors at Navy Boot Camp in Great... 

January 16, 2018 | Read the story »

Atmore Approves Sunday Alcohol Sales

Atmore Approves Sunday Alcohol Sales

The city of Atmore has unanimously approved a resolution to allow Sunday alcohol sales after 10 a.m. Now that the resolution has passed,... 

January 16, 2018 | Read the story »

FWC Law Enforcement Report

FWC Law Enforcement Report

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

January 16, 2018 | Read the story »

Jim Allen Elementary School Names Students Of The Month

Jim Allen Elementary School Names Students Of The Month

Jim Allen Elementary School has named Students of the Month for December. They are Isabela Pomeroy (left) and Jacob Drysdale. Courtesy... 

January 10, 2018 | Read the story »

California Man Gets Federal Prison For Distributing Child Porn In Escambia County

A California man has been sentenced to federal prison for distributing child pornography in Escambia County. Eladio L. Vazquez, 38,... 

January 15, 2018 | Read the story »

Escambia BOCC Weekly Meeting Schedule

Here is a schedule of Escambia County public meetings for the week of January 15-19: Monday, Jan. 15 County offices closed –... 

January 15, 2018 | Read the story »

Nightly Traffic Shifts And Road Closure Highway 29 At Broad Street

Drivers on Highway 29 in Ensley can expect nightly road closures and traffic shifts through January 17. — Southbound U.S. 29 at... 

January 15, 2018 | Read the story »

Northview Weightlifting Girls Move On To Regionals

The Northview High School Girls Weightlifting team placed fourth overall at districts with 12 girl advancing to the regional meet. The... 

January 15, 2018 | Read the story »

FDOT: Weekly Traffic Alerts

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

January 14, 2018 | Read the story »

Jay Girls Weightlifting Team Advances To Regionals

The Jay High School Girls Weightlifting team has advanced to the regional meet next Friday in Baker. Alexa Pabo placed sixth in the... 

January 14, 2018 | Read the story »

Century Reschedules Council Meeting Due To MLK Holiday

The regular third Monday of the month town council meeting in Century has been rescheduled due to the Martin Luther Kings, Jr. Day... 

January 14, 2018 | Read the story »

Warning: Be Careful With Space Heaters

Here are some space heater safety tips from the National Weather Service:  Read More →

January 14, 2018 | Read the story »

Elderly Woman Killed In Escambia County Traffic Crash

An elderly Pensacola woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash Friday night in Escambia County. According to the Florida Highway Patrol,... 

January 13, 2018 | Read the story »

Boil Water Notice Lifted After E. Coli Bacteria Warning

The Bratt Davisville Water System has lifted precautionary boil water notice that was issued after a well tested positive for E. coli... 

January 13, 2018 | Read the story »

SWAT Standoff Ends When Suspect Turns Gun On Himself

A SWAT standoff with a suspect in a motel room on Nine Mile Road came to an end late Friday afternoon when the man reportedly shot... 

January 13, 2018 | Read the story »

North Escambia Bee Association To Hold Annual Meeting

The North Escambia Beekeepers Association will hold its annual seminar on February 24 at the Molino Community Center from 8 a.m. until... 

January 13, 2018 | Read the story »

EREC Members: Apply Now For Scholarship Awards

Escambia River Electric Cooperative will award scholarships to graduating seniors in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties whose parent... 

January 13, 2018 | Read the story »

MLK Day Holiday Closure List

The following will be closed on Monday, January 15 in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Escambia County: Escambia... 

January 13, 2018 | Read the story »

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: Pomp, Circumstance And Priorities

Lubricated by cocktails at an annual pre-session Associated Industries of Florida fete Monday, the first week of the 2018 legislative... 

January 13, 2018 | Read the story »

Escambia County Explores How To Build A Bridge Faster, Smarter And Cheaper

Escambia County Administrator Jack Brown believes the county has found a way to build bridges faster, smarter and cheaper. In early... 

January 12, 2018 | Read the story »

No-Fault Insurance Repeal Gets Senate Backing

An effort to eliminate the state’s “no-fault” auto insurance system got rolling Wednesday in the Senate, amid concerns the... 

January 12, 2018 | Read the story »

Lambert Announces Candidacy For Escambia (AL) Sheriff

Submitted article. Escambia County (Ala.) Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Mike Lambert has announced he will be a candidate for... 

January 12, 2018 | Read the story »

Molino Ballpark Spring Registration Saturdays In January

It’s time to register to play ball at the Molino Ballpark. Registration will be held at the park every Saturday from 10 a.m.... 

January 12, 2018 | Read the story »

Pensacola Beach Lifeguards Hosting Tryouts

Pensacola Beach Lifeguards will host a tryout event Saturday, January 20. Starting pay is $14.57 per hour. The tryouts will take place... 

January 12, 2018 | Read the story »

Local Schools, Students Place In FFA-Sub-District Career Developments

Local schools and students placed during the FFA-Sub-District Career Developments last month. They were: Middle School Extemporaneous... 

January 12, 2018 | Read the story »

Medicaid Work Requirement Unlikely In Florida

While the Trump administration signaled willingness this week to allow work requirements for Medicaid beneficiaries, the Florida... 

January 12, 2018 | Read the story »

New Escambia County Annual Report Available Online

The Fiscal Year 2016-17 Escambia County Board of County Commissioners’ Annual Report is now available online and in printable... 

January 12, 2018 | Read the story »

Firefighters Save Dog From Molino Mobile Home Fire; Two People Displaced

Thursday morning, firefighters saved a small dog from a mobile home fire in Molino that displaced two people. The fire was reported... 

January 11, 2018 | Read the story »

Barrineau Park Road To Close For Jacks Branch Bridge Replacement

Construction activities are scheduled to begin the week of January 22, 2018 on Barrineau Park Road (Hwy. 196) over Jacks Branch in... 

January 11, 2018 | Read the story »