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Escambia Fire Rescue Volunteers Receive Wildland Fire Training

Escambia Fire Rescue Volunteers Receive Wildland Fire Training

Escambia Fire Rescue volunteers attended  Firefighter Training and an Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior classes Saturday and... 

February 25, 2018 | Read the story »

Beef Cattle and Forage Boot Camp Held In Molino

Beef Cattle and Forage Boot Camp Held In Molino

The UF/IFAS Beef Cattle and Forage Boot Camp was held Saturday at the Escambia County 4-H facility in Molino. Attendees were able... 

February 25, 2018 | Read the story »


Showers, Possibly A Thunderstorm

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Today: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with... 

February 25, 2018 | Read the story »


Volunteer Needed For Seat On Escambia County Planning Board

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

February 25, 2018 | Read the story »

Escambia BOCC Weekly Meeting Schedule

Escambia BOCC Weekly Meeting Schedule

Here is a schedule of Escambia County public meetings for the week of February 26-March 2: Selection Committee – Facilities... 

February 25, 2018 | Read the story »

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: Florida Will Never Be The Same

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: Florida Will Never Be The Same

Even the most jaded and cynical reporters struggled this week to keep a dry eye while listening to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School... 

February 25, 2018 | Read the story »

Ernest Ward Middle Holds Womanless Beauty Pageant

Ernest Ward Middle School held a “womanless” beauty pageant Friday night. Kaden “Norma Gene” Odom was named... 

February 24, 2018 | Read the story »

Highway 29 Traffic Shifts Early Sunday North of I-10

Northbound traffic on Highway 29 between I-10 and Hannah Street (just south of Walmart) will be transitioned to the existing southbound... 

February 24, 2018 | Read the story »

‘Mr. Pervert’ Gets Prison Time For Cyberstalking

A man who called himself “Mr. Pervert” has been sentenced to prison for cyberstalking over two dozen individuals. Sean... 

February 24, 2018 | Read the story »

Freeport Tops Northview In Chiefs’ Home Opener (With Gallery)

The Freeport Bulldogs topped Northview 3-0 in the Chiefs’ home opener Friday night in Bratt. The game was scoreless until Freeport... 

February 24, 2018 | Read the story »

Tate Wrestlers Place At 1-2A District Championship

The Tate High School Wrestling Team recently placed fifth overall in the District 1-2A championships and regional qualifier. Individual... 

February 24, 2018 | Read the story »

Weekend Gardening: Edibles To Plant In February

Now is the time start planning your spring garden. by Matt Lollar, UF/IFAS Extension Know Your Season Vegetable crops are usually... 

February 24, 2018 | Read the story »

Escambia 4-H Members Join 750 More In Green For 4-H Day In Tallahassee

About 800 members attended 4-H Day at the Florida State Capitol  in Tallahassee Thursday, including over 60 youth from Escambia County. 4-H... 

February 23, 2018 | Read the story »

Northview Chiefs Shut Out The T.R. Miller Tigers

The Northview Chiefs shut out the T.R. Miller Tigers 9-0 Thursday night in Bratt. Tori Herrington pitched a complete game, striking... 

February 23, 2018 | Read the story »

Lawmakers Could Allow Armed Teachers In Schools

Hurriedly crafted state legislation to address last week’s mass shooting at a Parkland high school will include a controversial... 

February 23, 2018 | Read the story »

Tate Softball Destroys Pine Forest 21-0, 23-0

The Tate Aggies beat destroyed the Pine Forest Eagles with shutout wins in varsity and junior varsity softball Thursday. Tate 21, Pine... 

February 23, 2018 | Read the story »

Local Governments Wary Of House Tax Package

A $350 million tax package moved forward Thursday in the House, but local governments are fighting parts of the bill that they say... 

February 23, 2018 | Read the story »

Tate Aggie Tennis Teams Remain Undefeated At 4-0

The Tate Aggies boys and girls tennis teams have extended their undefeated streak to 4-0 with overall wins over Pace and Washington... 

February 23, 2018 | Read the story »

Brick House: Northview Baseball Has Improved Field

The Northview High Chiefs baseball field that is sporting a brand new look. The old chain link backstop is gone and the new brick... 

February 23, 2018 | Read the story »

Boil Water Notice Issued For Cottage Hill Area Homes, Businesses And School

An unknown number of Cottage Hill Water Works customers lost water service Thursday afternoon, including Jim Allen Elementary School... 

February 22, 2018 | Read the story »

Update: Pavement Down In Muscogee Road Project

The roadway was paved this week in a widening and drainage improvement project on Muscogee Road from Highway 297A to the Perdido River. Muscogee... 

February 22, 2018 | Read the story »

Billy Graham: Local Residents Remember Evangelist’s Final Crusade

Everything stopped when Rev. Billy Graham came on TV. Bro. Tim Hawsey, youth pastor at the First Baptist Church of Bratt, remembers... 

February 22, 2018 | Read the story »

Atmore Man’s Car Goes Over Bridge Guardrail (With Photo Gallery)

An Atmore man crashed crashed his vehicle over a guardrail and into the water between the Highway 90 bridge spans in Santa Rosa County... 

February 22, 2018 | Read the story »

Local Students Visit Tallahassee On Annual Youth Tour

Ten high school juniors from the Escambia River Electric Cooperative service area recently took part in the annual Tallahassee Youth... 

February 22, 2018 | Read the story »

Annual Walnut Hill Ruritan Farm Auction Is Saturday

The 44th Annual Walnut Hill Ruritan Club Farm Equipment Auction will be held this Saturday, February 24, beginning at 9:30 a.m. The... 

February 22, 2018 | Read the story »

School Shooting: Students Rally, Meet With State Leaders

A week after a mass shooting at a Broward County high school, survivors and gun-control advocates demanded Wednesday that state ... 

February 22, 2018 | Read the story »

Weightlifting: West Florida Tops Milton, Northview

The Northview High boys weightlifting team fell to West Florida and Milton in a tightly-contested three-team meet Wednesday at West... 

February 22, 2018 | Read the story »

Century Residents Learn The Benefits Of A Community Redevelopment Agency

The Town of Century held a public meeting Tuesday afternoon to help chart the future of a Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA). Two... 

February 21, 2018 | Read the story »

Driver Crashes Into Walgreens Store

A driver lost control for an unknown reason Tuesday afternoon and crashed into the Walgreens store at 20 West Nine Mile Road. The... 

February 21, 2018 | Read the story »

Northview Celebrates National FFA Week With Breakfast

FFA members at Northview High School are celebrating National FFA Week with a variety of events. Tuesday morning, the FFA officers... 

February 21, 2018 | Read the story »

Get Free Tech Help At The Molino Branch Library

Need help learning how to use that new Christmas computer, smartphone or other tech item? The Molino branch of the West Florida Library... 

February 21, 2018 | Read the story »