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Escambia Volunteer Firefighter Named Florida’s Mother Of The Year

Escambia Volunteer Firefighter Named Florida’s Mother Of The Year

An Escambia County volunteer firefighter has been named the Florida Mother of the Year by the American Mothers organization. Cheyann... 

January 30, 2023 | Read the story »

Chance Of Showers, Other Mostly Cloudy For Monday

Chance Of Showers, Other Mostly Cloudy For Monday

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Monday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible. Otherwise, mostly... 

January 30, 2023 | Read the story »

Jay Woman Wanted On Animal Cruelty Charges

Jay Woman Wanted On Animal Cruelty Charges

A Jay woman is wanted on animal cruelty charges, according to the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office. Haley Nicole Lynne Williams,... 

January 30, 2023 | Read the story »

Driver Strikes And Kills Pedestrian On I-10

Driver Strikes And Kills Pedestrian On I-10

A 50-year old Virginia woman was struck and killed early Sunday on I-10 near Beulah. The woman was walking on the shoulder near the... 

January 30, 2023 | Read the story »

Tate High To Present Disney’s ‘The Little Mermaid’ February 2-4

Tate High To Present Disney’s ‘The Little Mermaid’ February 2-4

Mark your calendars…Tate High School’s Drama Department will present Disney’s The Little Mermaid February 2-4. Performances... 

January 30, 2023 | Read the story »

Florida Gas Prices Up 17 Cents Over The Past Week

Florida Gas Prices Up 17 Cents Over The Past Week

Florida gas prices rose 17 cents per gallon last week, reaching a two month high of $3.58 per gallon on Thursday. That state average... 

January 30, 2023 | Read the story »

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

A 2% discount on payment of real estate and tangible personal property taxes ends Tuesday, January 31, according to Escambia County... 

January 29, 2023 | Read the story »

Update: ECSO Locates Missing, Endangered Woman Last Seen In Barth Area

UPDATE: The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office says Brandi Gayle Harrell has been located. The Escambia County Sheriff’s... 

January 29, 2023 | Read the story »

Utility Work Continues Along 10 Mile Road

Utility work is continuing along East 10 Mile Road as part of Florida Power & Light’s storm-hardening upgrades. A contractor... 

January 29, 2023 | Read the story »

Tate Aggies Beat Navarre 8-1, Head To District Title Game (With Photo Gallery)

The No. 2 Tate Aggies and the No. 1 Gulf Breeze Dolphins area headed to the 6A District 1 boys soccer championship game. In a Saturday... 

January 29, 2023 | Read the story »

FHP Seeks Highway 97 Hit And Run Driver; Victim And His Dog Uninjured

The Florida Highway Patrol is looking for a hit and run driver following a crash Saturday afternoon on Highway 97 in Davisville. The... 

January 29, 2023 | Read the story »

Here Are Next Week’s Road Construction Slow Down Areas

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

January 28, 2023 | Read the story »

Tate Lady Aggies Name 2023 Varsity, JV Teams

The Tate High School Lady Aggies have named their 2023 varsity and junior varsity softball teams. Varsity Mackenzie Cook Charli... 

January 28, 2023 | Read the story »

Haylee Linam Named Escambia County 4-H Coordinator

Escambia County 4-H has named Haylee Linam as 4-H coordinator. In her position, she will work out of the Langley Bell 4-H Center with... 

January 28, 2023 | Read the story »

Work Begins In Century On $4.7 Million Highway 29 Reconstruction

The first lane closures happened Thursday in Century as part of a $4.7 million safety project to resurface Highway 29. The Florida... 

January 27, 2023 | Read the story »

Danielle O’Connor Is Beulah Middle School Teacher Of The Year

Danielle O’Connor was named the Beulah Middle School Teacher of the Year. O’Connor has taught for seven years —... 

January 27, 2023 | Read the story »

Friends Of The Library Big Winter Book Sale Underway Through Sunday

The Friends of West Florida Public Library’s Big Winter Book Sale is going on through Sunday at the downtown library on Spring... 

January 27, 2023 | Read the story »

DeSantis: Florida Will Remain The ‘Law And Order’ State

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday announced a “law and order’ legislative proposal that he says will push back against... 

January 27, 2023 | Read the story »

Atmore Police Investigating After Multiple Shots Fired Near Local Park

Atmore Police are looking for a suspect after shots were fired near a local park. About 7:35 Wednesday night, the Atmore Police Department... 

January 27, 2023 | Read the story »

Florida Power & Light CEO Silagy Is Retiring

Eric Silagy, chairman, president and CEO of Florida Power & Light Company, is retiring after 20 years with the company, including... 

January 27, 2023 | Read the story »

Dump Truck Driver Hits Cow On Highway 95A

A driver was not injured when his vehicle struck a cow early Thursday morning near the Quintette area. According to the Florida Highway... 

January 26, 2023 | Read the story »

Driver Killed When His Vehicle Crashes Off Bob Sikes Fishing Pier

The Florida Highway Patrol said a 24-year old man was killed when his vehicle plunged off the Bob Sikes Fishing Pier. FHP said the... 

January 26, 2023 | Read the story »

Contractor Jesse LaCoste Charged With Fraud, Larceny

Local contractor Jesse Wayne LaCoste has been arrested on larceny and fraud charges in Escambia County. According to jail records,... 

January 26, 2023 | Read the story »

Teen Sentenced As Adult For 2021 Armed Store Robbery, Residential Armed Burglary

A teen has been sentenced as an adult to 12 years in prison for a 2021 convenience store armed robbery in Davisville and an unrelated... 

January 26, 2023 | Read the story »

Man Charged With Three Counts Of Child Abuse

A Flomaton man is accused of abusing three children following an investigation that began in Escambia County, Florida. Anthony Williams,... 

January 26, 2023 | Read the story »

Inmate Accused Of Assaulting, Injuring Century Correctional Institution Officer

Inmate Lincoln Woods assaulted an officer at Century Correctional Institution, according to the Florida Department of Corrections. “Staff... 

January 26, 2023 | Read the story »

Tate FFA, Ag Students Take Part In Literacy Week At Jim Allen Elementary

The Tate High School FFA chapter helped kick off Literacy Week at Jim Allen Elementary school. Tate FFA officers, students from the... 

January 26, 2023 | Read the story »

Pen Air Plans New Branch In Beulah

Pen Air Credit Union will break ground Thursday on a new location in Beulah. The 1,200 square foot branch will be located on a one... 

January 26, 2023 | Read the story »

Volunteer Wanted For West Florida Public Library Board of Governance

The Escambia County Board of County Commissioners is seeking county residents interested in volunteering to be considered for an appointment... 

January 26, 2023 | Read the story »

Three Airlifted After Multi-Vehicle Crash On Highway 97 In Molino

Three people were airlifted to an area hospital with critical injuries following a multi-vehicle crash Monday afternoon on Highway... 

January 25, 2023 | Read the story »

Lane Closures Planned For Two Highway 29 Bridges Between McDavid And Century

Delays are possible on two North Escambia Highway 29 bridges the next few days for routine bridge maintenance. According to the Florida... 

January 25, 2023 | Read the story »