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Flomaton Murder Suspect Now Behind Bars Locally; Also Wanted For Wisconsin Murder

Flomaton Murder Suspect Now Behind Bars Locally; Also Wanted For Wisconsin Murder

A Michigan man wanted for murdering a Flomaton man last week is now behind bars locally. Caleb Scott Anderson, 23, was arrested August... 

August 11, 2022 | Read the story »

Escambia Firefighters Working To Help Keep School Zones Safe

Escambia Firefighters Working To Help Keep School Zones Safe

Escambia County Fire Rescue trucks are in school zones across the county during this first week of school with lights flashing as... 

August 11, 2022 | Read the story »

Showers And Storms Likely For Thursday

Showers And Storms Likely For Thursday

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms. High near 84. Calm wind becoming south around... 

August 11, 2022 | Read the story »

Photo Gallery: First Day Of School In Escambia County

Photo Gallery: First Day Of School In Escambia County

Wednesday was the first day of school in Escambia County. For a gallery of parent submitted photos, click here. Photos for NorthEscambia.com,... 

August 11, 2022 | Read the story »

Application Deadline Is Friday For Florida Forest Service Carbon Sequestration Program

Application Deadline Is Friday For Florida Forest Service Carbon Sequestration Program

The application deadline is August 12 for the 2022 Sequestering Carbon and Protecting Florida Land Program, a state-funded grant aimed... 

August 11, 2022 | Read the story »

Barons Exact Revenge With Late 5-2 Win Over Blue Wahoos

Barons Exact Revenge With Late 5-2 Win Over Blue Wahoos

One night after rallying late to steal a win from the Birmingham Barons, the Pensacola Blue Wahoos suffered a similar fate on Wednesday... 

August 11, 2022 | Read the story »

Restaurant Honors Legacy Of Fallen Marine “J.R.” Spears Of Molino

A shadow box was presented to a Pensacola restaurant Tuesday to help keep alive the legacy of Cpl. Jonathan Ross “J.R.”... 

August 10, 2022 | Read the story »

Tuesday Was National Book Lover’s Day At West Florida Libraries

Tuesday was National Book Lover’s Day, and the West Florida Public Libraries celebrated with the Escambia County Sheriff’s... 

August 10, 2022 | Read the story »

District 5 Commissioner Steven Barry To Host Walnut Hill Town Hall

Escambia County District 5 Commissioner Steven Barry will host a town hall on Monday, August 15 at 5:30 p.m. at the Walnut HIll Community... 

August 10, 2022 | Read the story »

ECSO Offering ‘Safety In The Place Of Worship’ Training Thursday In Bratt

The First Baptist Church of Bratt will host a “Safety in the Place of Worship” training from the Escambia County Sheriff’s... 

August 10, 2022 | Read the story »

Devers Caps Comeback For 5-4 Wahoos Walk-off Win

With two outs and two strikes in the bottom of the ninth, José Devers hit a two-run single to send the Pensacola Blue Wahoos to... 

August 10, 2022 | Read the story »

Reminder: Cottage Hill Neighborhood Cleanup Day Is Wednesday

Residents of Cottage Hill will have the opportunity to dispose of yard debris and other items free of charge Wednesday, August 10... 

August 9, 2022 | Read the story »

State Fire Marshal Investigating Beulah Camper Fire

The cause of a fifth-wheel camper fire in Beulah remains under investigation. Escambia County Fire Rescue responded to the fire about... 

August 9, 2022 | Read the story »

Man Had Real Drugs And Fake Cash, Police Say

The Flomaton Police Department said a traffic stop led to the arrest of a man with real drugs and fake cash. After a Flomaton Police... 

August 9, 2022 | Read the story »

Sample Ballots Are In The Mail

Sample ballots for the August 23 Primary Election are being mailed to Escambia County voters this week. The sample ballot, in both... 

August 9, 2022 | Read the story »

UPDATE: Missing, Endangered Woman Last Seen A Week Ago In Century Has Been Found

UPDATE: The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office says Jeannine Kay Peterson has been safely located. The Escambia County Sheriff’s... 

August 8, 2022 | Read the story »

ECSO Seeks Woman For Questioning Only In Ensley Homicide

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a woman wanted for questioning only in reference to homicide that occurred... 

August 8, 2022 | Read the story »

Vernon High Head Football Coach Killed In Tragic Boating Accident

Trey Pike, Vernon High School athletic director and football coach, was killed in a boating accident over the weekend. Pike’s... 

August 8, 2022 | Read the story »

Florida Gas Prices At Their Lowest Since Early March

Florida gas prices fell for the eighth consecutive week, declining 14 cents from a week ago. The state average is now $3.79 per gallon.... 

August 8, 2022 | Read the story »

UWF Football Serves Up Meals At Waterfront Rescue Mission

The University of West Florida football team spent time recently giving back at the Waterfront Rescue Mission. Team members washed... 

August 8, 2022 | Read the story »

ECSO Personnel To Read Their Favorite Books At The Library Tuesday, National Book Lover’s Day

Tuesday is National Book Lover’s Day, and the West Florida Public Libraries are celebrating with the Escambia County Sheriff’s... 

August 8, 2022 | Read the story »

Biscuits Top The Wahoos 7-6 In Series Finale

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos suffered another late loss to the Montgomery Biscuits on Sunday afternoon, falling in their series finale... 

August 8, 2022 | Read the story »

Here Are This Week’s Road Construction Delay Spots

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

August 7, 2022 | Read the story »

FWC Hunter Safety Course Offered At Molino Library

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free hunter safety internet-completion course in Molino... 

August 7, 2022 | Read the story »

IP Shift Safety Calendar Created By Jim Allen Elementary Students

This shift safety calendar being used this year at International Paper in Cantonment was created by students at Jim Allen Elementary... 

August 7, 2022 | Read the story »

So What’s A Sparkleberry, Besides FPL’s New Molino Solar Farm?

So what’s a sparkleberry? Escambia County recently approved a 75 megawatt Florida Power & Light solar farm named the Sparkleberry... 

August 7, 2022 | Read the story »

Here Are The School Supply Lists For Escambia County Schools

Here are the school supply lists for Escambia County. For a printable elementary school supply list, click here (pdf). For a printable... 

August 7, 2022 | Read the story »

Blue Wahoos Fall 8-7 in 10-Inning Walk-Off Loss To Montgomery

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos put forward a resilient effort to come back from an early deficit, but dropped their Saturday night game... 

August 7, 2022 | Read the story »

ECSO Uses Drones To Search For Missing Persons, Suspects…And A Walnut Hill Wreck Victim

A car that rolled over multiple times sat in a cotton field with several windows broken out. Children’s toys, coloring book... 

August 6, 2022 | Read the story »

Florida’s Back To School Sales Tax Holiday Continues Ends Sunday

Florida’s Back to School Sales Tax Holiday continues Ends Sunday, August 7. During the sales tax holiday period, tax is not... 

August 6, 2022 | Read the story »

Distracted Driver Slams Into Alabama State Trooper Near Flomaton Exit

A driver crashed into an Alabama state trooper’s vehicle Friday afternoon on I–65 just south of the Flomaton exit. According... 

August 6, 2022 | Read the story »