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One Injured In Cantonment Crash

One Injured In Cantonment Crash

One person was injured in a traffic crash at East Kingsfield Road and Tate Road in Cantonment  about 8:34 this morning. The injured... 

August 14, 2018 | Read the story »

By The Numbers: Voter Registration Stats For Escambia County And Statewide

By The Numbers: Voter Registration Stats For Escambia County And Statewide

The voter registration books are closed for the 2018 primary election. The official registered voter count in Escambia County is: Republican... 

August 14, 2018 | Read the story »

Thomas: Smooth Start For School Year; Beulah Middle Traffic Not That Bad

Thomas: Smooth Start For School Year; Beulah Middle Traffic Not That Bad

Overall, the first day of school in Escambia County received an “A” from School Superintendent Malcolm Thomas. One of... 

August 14, 2018 | Read the story »

Daily Dose Of Showers

Daily Dose Of Showers

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with... 

August 14, 2018 | Read the story »

Residents Of Private Road In Molino Request County Improvements

Residents Of Private Road In Molino Request County Improvements

The property owners on HomePlace Lane in Molino  are requesting to pay the county to make improvements on their private road. At their... 

August 14, 2018 | Read the story »

Nominees Named For Escambia District 1 Advisory Committee

Nominees Named For Escambia District 1 Advisory Committee

Nominees to the Northwest District 1 Advisory Committee have been named. The committee was established by county commission to explore,... 

August 14, 2018 | Read the story »

Portion Of Medical Park Drive In Atmore Closed Thursday

Portion Of Medical Park Drive In Atmore Closed Thursday

Medical Park Drive in Atmore will be closed from East Laurel Street to McRae Street on Thursday for 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. for utility... 

August 14, 2018 | Read the story »

Tate And Northview FFA Chapters Named Among The Best In The Nation

Both the Northview High and Tate High FFA chapters have been named two of the very best in the nation as Three-Star Chapters by the... 

August 13, 2018 | Read the story »

Escambia BOCC Weekly Meeting Schedule

Here is a schedule of Escambia County public meetings for the week of August 13-17: Monday, Aug. 13 Escambia County Area Transit... 

August 13, 2018 | Read the story »

Florida Gas Prices Rise; Escambia Area Cheaper Than Most Of The State

Gas prices in Florida rose 6 cents last week, then declined a penny over the weekend. The state average of $2.81 per gallon is the... 

August 13, 2018 | Read the story »

School Bus Safety And Traffic Laws

It’s the first day of school in Escambia County, with more than 40,000 students making their way to and from school. About... 

August 13, 2018 | Read the story »

FDOT: Weekly Traffic Alerts – Where To Expect Delays

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

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Aquino Sets Home Run Records As Wahoos Fall To Mobile

Aristides Aquino set the Blue Wahoos franchise record for most home runs in a season when he belted the 2-2 pitch from Dario Beltre... 

August 13, 2018 | Read the story »

Additional School Zone Safety Measures Added At New Beulah Middle

The Florida Department of Transportation has approved flashing caution lights and additional safety signage for the new Beulah Middle... 

August 12, 2018 | Read the story »

PSC Student Tiffany Daniels Missing For Five Years

Sunday marked five years since 25-year old Tiffany Daniels went missing, last seen leaving Pensacola State College where she worked... 

August 12, 2018 | Read the story »

UWF Announces Inaugural Argo Athletic Band

This fall, fans can enjoy a more traditional atmosphere at University of West Florida football games with the addition of the inaugural... 

August 12, 2018 | Read the story »

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: Silly Season Turns Toxic

Slinging possums, eating corn dogs and navigating putrid waters — all in the dog days of summer — are just a few of the... 

August 12, 2018 | Read the story »

Mobile Slugs Past Pensacola 14-2

After a promising start by the Wahoos, the BayBears slugged their way past the Wahoos with an 14-2 win at Hank Aaron Stadium on Saturday. On... 

August 12, 2018 | Read the story »

Fall Veggies Are Cool To Grow

by UF/IFAS Extension Service In Northwest Florida, vegetable lovers can enjoy harvests from their backyard gardens throughout the... 

August 11, 2018 | Read the story »

Century Meeting Canceled Due To No Shows; Public Notice Questioned

An citizen’s advisory committee meeting in Century Friday morning was canceled after four of five members  were no-shows. Public... 

August 11, 2018 | Read the story »

Total Cuteness Alert: Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Office Names New K-9 Pups

The Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office has named their two newest K-9 pups — meet Copper and Zinc. The department held... 

August 11, 2018 | Read the story »

Central Water Works Rescinds Boil Water Notice For 340 Customers

Central Water Works has rescinded a boil water notice issued August 3 for about 340 customers. The utility said they have repaired... 

August 11, 2018 | Read the story »

BayBears Beat The Wahoos

The Blue Wahoos opened a 6-0 lead in the fourth inning but couldn’t hold on as the Mobile BayBears rallied for an 8-6 win over Pensacola... 

August 11, 2018 | Read the story »

Judge Upholds Ballot Measure On County Offices

Florida voters have the right to decide whether all local constitutional officers, including sheriffs and tax collectors, should ... 

August 11, 2018 | Read the story »

FWC Law Enforcement Report

The Florida FWC Division of Law Enforcement reported the following activity during two-week period ending July 19 in Escambia and... 

August 10, 2018 | Read the story »

County Administrator, Commissioner Respond To Century Mayor’s Housing Assistance Allegations

An Escambia County Commissioner and the county administrator are responding after Century Mayor Henry Hawkins raised allegations that... 

August 10, 2018 | Read the story »

ECSO: Man Charged With Abuse After Cancer Patient Mom Found In Feces Covered Mobile Home

A Beulah man has been arrested for neglecting his mother, who was a cancer patient, after she was found  living in a mobile home surrounded... 

August 10, 2018 | Read the story »

Escambia County Program Puts Youth To Work

As 17-year-old Raina Brown quickly made her way through a stack of emergency medical bills on a bustling Thursday morning at Escambia... 

August 10, 2018 | Read the story »

Updated Hurricane Forecast Lowers Number Of Anticipated Storms

The 2018 hurricane season is now expected to be less active than originally forecast back in May. “There are still more storms to... 

August 10, 2018 | Read the story »

Century Counterfeit Cash Suspect Arrested; ECSO Seeking Second Suspect

One Century counterfeiting suspect has been arrested, while another remained at large Friday morning. Montaio Dearies Mitchell was... 

August 10, 2018 | Read the story »

Report Finds Flaws In Florida’s Cancer Efforts

Florida has received failing grades from an American Cancer Society political-action committee for not taking more steps to prevent... 

August 10, 2018 | Read the story »

Atmore Dedicates New Mural

A new “Discover Atmore” mural was dedicate Friday evening in Atmore. The 12-foot by 30-foot mural was painted on the north... 

August 10, 2018 | Read the story »