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Atmore Splash Pad Back Open

Atmore Splash Pad Back Open

The new splash pad in Atmore is open again, according to Mayor Jim Staff. The splash pad was closed for a week for additional improvements.... 

June 18, 2018 | Read the story »

Area Unemployment Rate Slips Slightly

Area Unemployment Rate Slips Slightly

The Escambia County area unemployment rate was 3.3 percent, down very slightly from 3.4 percent last month, according to the latest... 

June 18, 2018 | Read the story »

FDOT: Weekly Traffic Alerts – Where To Expect Delays

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... 

June 18, 2018 | Read the story »

A More Typical June Weather Pattern

A More Typical June Weather Pattern

Happy Father’s Day! Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.... 

June 18, 2018 | Read the story »

Portion Of Beulah Road To Have Nightly Detours And Closures

Portion Of Beulah Road To Have Nightly Detours And Closures

Beulah Road between Mobile Highway and Beulah Church Road will experience nightly detours and closures beginning Tuesday, June 19... 

June 18, 2018 | Read the story »


Gas Prices Fall A Few Cents

Motorists are getting some welcome relief from high prices at the pump. The national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded... 

June 18, 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 October 9-13: Monday, June 18 District 4 Town Hall Meeting... 

June 18, 2018 | Read the story »

Wahoos Drop First Half Finale To The Mobile BayBears

Wahoos Drop First Half Finale To The Mobile BayBears

The BayBears rallied from behind to win the first-half finale 6-4 over Pensacola on a warm Sunday afternoon at Blue Wahoos Stadium. Vladimir... 

June 18, 2018 | Read the story »

Recipe: Florida Beef Tenderloin With Grilled Vegetables And Herb-Citrus Butter

Ingredients: Florida beef tenderloin, 4 each (4-6 ounces) 2 Florida zucchinis, sliced 2 Florida yellow squash, sliced 12 Florida grape... 

June 17, 2018 | Read the story »

Work Continues On Barrineau Park Road Bridge Replacement

Work is continuing on a new bridge on Barrineau Park Road (Hwy. 196) over Jacks Branch in Molino.  The old bridge has been removed... 

June 17, 2018 | Read the story »

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: Debates From Nasty To Nice

Two debates, two days apart — between the same candidates — may have left many viewers wondering what happened. On Saturday... 

June 17, 2018 | Read the story »

Woman Faces 50 Years For Stealing From Woman, Defrauding A Veteran

A woman is facing up to 50 years in prison after stealing a checkbook and credit cards from a woman and defrauding a veteran in Escambia... 

June 17, 2018 | Read the story »

BayBears Sink Wahoos 4-1

Pensacola fell short of completing their first four-game winning streak of the season as the BayBears won Saturday night’s sellout... 

June 17, 2018 | Read the story »

Reaching To God: I Thought You Would Call Me ‘Father’

Today, NorthEscambia.com is introducing a new weekly column entitled “Reaching to God,” by R.A. Mathews. The Rev. Mathews... 

June 17, 2018 | Read the story »

Search Continues For Baldwin County Man Missing For A Month

The search is continuing a month after a Baldwin County man was reported missing. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency issued a Missing... 

June 16, 2018 | Read the story »

This Hydrangea Loves A Sunny Landscape

Love hydrangeas but have a sunny landscape? There is a beautiful hydrangea that will work in sunnier locations, according to Escambia... 

June 16, 2018 | Read the story »

Teen Pleads No Contest To Threatening To Shoot Teachers, Bringing Gun To School

An Escambia County teen has pleaded no contest to charges that he brought a a gun to school after he threatened shoot school staff. Terrance... 

June 16, 2018 | Read the story »

Wahoos Beat BayBears

Keury Mella pitched five no-hit innings in Pensacola’s 5-0 victory against the Mobile BayBears Friday night at Blue Wahoos Stadium.... 

June 16, 2018 | Read the story »

Showers, Thunderstorms And A Chance Of Rainbows

Showers and thunderstorms are likely today — and possibly even a double rainbow. Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Friday:... 

June 15, 2018 | Read the story »

Escambia School District Transportation Holding Job Fair Saturday

The Escambia County School District will hold a Transportation Job Fair Saturday from 9 a.m. until noon at McArthur Elementary School,... 

June 15, 2018 | Read the story »

Missing Endangered Man Found Safe By ESAR K-9 Team

A man reported missing and endangered Thursday night is now safe. Ronald Amerson, 60, was located by an Escambia Search and Rescue... 

June 15, 2018 | Read the story »

State Irma Losses Top $9.7 Billion; 732 Claims In Escambia, Santa Rosa

Insurance loss estimates from Hurricane Irma have hit $9.7 billion, up by more than $1 billion since April, according to the latest... 

June 15, 2018 | Read the story »

International Paper Grant Deadline Is July 1

International Paper Pensacola Mill will award $85,000 in grants in 2018. The deadline for all 2018 grant applications is Sunday,... 

June 15, 2018 | Read the story »

FWC Law Enforcement Report

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

June 15, 2018 | Read the story »

Rabid Racoon Found In Escambia County

A rabid racoon has been found in Escambia County. The Florida Department of Health in Escambia County said a raccoon recently captured... 

June 14, 2018 | Read the story »

Woman Indirectly Struck By Lightning In Cantonment

A Cantonment woman was possibly injured by lightning Wednesday afternoon. The woman told first responders that she was injured by... 

June 14, 2018 | Read the story »

Man Sentenced For Setting Girlfriend On Fire With Gasoline

An Escambia County man has been sentenced to four decades in prison for setting his girlfriend on fire with gasoline. Tavares Antwan... 

June 14, 2018 | Read the story »

Appeal Rejected In Case Of Meth-Impaired Driver That Killed Teen

The First District Court of Appeal has upheld the conviction of man sentenced to 41 years in prison for a 2014 fatal DUI crash just... 

June 14, 2018 | Read the story »

Highway 29 Traffic Moved To New Bridge Over Nine Mile Road

Northbound Highway 29 traffic has been moved to a new center bridge deck over Nine Mile Road. Demolition and reconstruction efforts... 

June 14, 2018 | Read the story »

Pensacola Liberty Sertoma Club Donates AED To Flomaton Fire Department

The Liberty Sertoma Club of Pensacola donated $1,103 Wednesday to the Flomaton Fire Department to purchase an AED After a recent news... 

June 14, 2018 | Read the story »

Putnam Says Public Safety ‘Not At Risk’ In License Snafu

Although his department issued concealed-weapons licenses to 291 applicants who should have been disqualified, Agriculture Commissioner... 

June 14, 2018 | Read the story »

Singleton Gives FFA Retirement Address At State Convention (With Video)

Area 1 State Vice President Mitchell Singleton gave his retirement address Wednesday night at the 90th Florida FFA State Convention... 

June 14, 2018 | Read the story »

Wahoos Take Series Opener Against Mobile, 2-1

Brain O’Grady drove in Shed Long with a sac fly in the bottom of the ninth to give the Blue Wahoos a 2-1 walk-off win over the Mobile... 

June 14, 2018 | Read the story »