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Portion Of Hwy 21 To Be Named For Slain Holman Correctional Officer

Portion Of Hwy 21 To Be Named For Slain Holman Correctional Officer

A portion of Alabama Highway 21 near Atmore will be named the “Alabama Correctional Officer Kenneth L. Bettis Memorial Highway”. Bettis,... 

March 28, 2017 | Read the story »

Lane Closures: Highway 99, Highway 196, Nine Mile Road

Lane Closures: Highway 99, Highway 196, Nine Mile Road

Highway 99, Highway 196 County Road 99 and County Road 196 will experience short-term lane closures beginning today. The closures... 

March 28, 2017 | Read the story »


Unpaid Real Estate, Tangible Taxes Are Due This Week

Unpaid real estate and tangible property taxes are delinquent April 1, according to Escambia County Tax Collector Scott Lunsford. Penalties... 

March 28, 2017 | Read the story »


Parents Asked To Complete Short Survey About Their Child’s School

The Escambia County School District is conducting a parent satisfaction survey; parents are being asked to complete the simple online... 

March 28, 2017 | Read the story »


Partly Sunny Today

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Today: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Otherwise, partly sunny,... 

March 28, 2017 | Read the story »


Northview Chiefs Beat The Escambia Gators

Northview 6, Escambia 5 The Northview Chiefs defeated the Escambia Gators 6-5 Monday night at Escambia. Escambia took a 2-0 lead with... 

March 28, 2017 | Read the story »


Baker At Northview JV Canceled; Varsity Game Time Changed

There’s a schedule change for Northview High School softball this afternoon against Baker. Baker does not have enough players... 

March 28, 2017 | Read the story »

Man Wanted For Murder

Man Wanted For Murder

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a murder suspect. Claude Lee Whiting, 38, is wanted for the murder of 46-year... 

March 28, 2017 | Read the story »

Deputies Searching For Missing, Endangered Teen Runaway

Deputies Searching For Missing, Endangered Teen Runaway

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a teen runaway that is classified as... 

March 28, 2017 | Read the story »

FDOT: Delays At Highway 29, North Tate School Road

Drivers can expect delays this week on Highway 29 at North Tate School Road, according to the Florida Department of Transportation. ... 

March 27, 2017 | Read the story »

Latvala Vows Help For Department Of Corrections Employees

With the Florida Department of Corrections asking to boost pay for entry-level employees to help fight turnover, “help is on... 

March 27, 2017 | Read the story »

Saint Monica’s Cleans Up Along Highway 95A

Saint Monica’s Episcopal Church in Cantonment started a new ministry Sunday after their monthly potluck — their first... 

March 27, 2017 | Read the story »

Florida House Starts Moving On Higher Education Overhaul

A Florida House committee has endorsed its version of a higher-education reform bill, including expanding Bright Futures scholarships... 

March 26, 2017 | Read the story »

Northview Lifters Take On Regionals, Set Personal Records

The Northview Boy’s weightlifting team competed today at Baker in the FHSAA 1A Region 1 Regional Meet. Placing for the Chiefs... 

March 26, 2017 | Read the story »

Free Kids Fishing Clinic Set For April

Teaching children a lifelong hobby, instilling appreciation for our marine environment and providing fun, family outings are the objectives... 

March 26, 2017 | Read the story »

Earth Day Celebration Planned

The Century Health and Rehabilitation Center is planning an Earth Day  Celebration for Saturday, April 22.  Vendor applications... 

March 26, 2017 | Read the story »

Taking It To The Streets: Pensacola Celebrates Ciclovia

The inaugural Ciclovia Open Streets Pensacola was held Saturday. Open Streets Pensacola was a free, safe, and inclusive event that... 

March 26, 2017 | Read the story »

Bald Eagle Released Back Into The Wild

The Wildlife Sanctuary of Northwest Florida released a juvenile bald eagle back into the wild Friday. Mardi Gras the Eagle was found... 

March 25, 2017 | Read the story »

FDOT: Weekly Traffic Alerts

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

March 25, 2017 | Read the story »

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: A Third Of The Way There (Maybe)

One-third of the way through this year’s legislative session — assuming that it wraps up on time — some of the debates... 

March 25, 2017 | Read the story »

Woman Convicted Of Stealing $300K From Disabled WWII Veteran

An Escambia County woman could spend the rest of her life in prison for stealing hundreds of thousand of dollars from a disabled veteran. Kelly... 

March 25, 2017 | Read the story »

No Injuries In Highway 29 Semi, Car Wreck

There were no injuries in a two vehicle crash involving a semi-truck and car this morning south of Molino. The accident was reported... 

March 24, 2017 | Read the story »

Escambia County March 29 Committee Of The Whole Rescheduled

The Board of County Commissioners Committee of the Whole Workshop originally scheduled for Wednesday, March 29 at 9 a.m. has been... 

March 24, 2017 | Read the story »

Divided Senate Backs Ending ‘Liquor Wall’

A heavily lobbied proposal to knock down a Depression-era ban on liquor being sold alongside groceries narrowly survived the Senate... 

March 24, 2017 | Read the story »

House Signs Off On BP Settlement Bills For Escambia, Santa Rosa

Northwest Florida counties moved closer Thursday to getting money the state received last year from the multibillion-dollar BP settlement... 

March 24, 2017 | Read the story »

Century Council Members Get Tablets; Agendas Going Electronic

New Samsung tablets have been distributed to each of the five members of the Century Town Council. The tablets will be used to electrfonically... 

March 24, 2017 | Read the story »

Tate Aggies Win Sarasota Baseball Classic Title

A week after claiming the title in their Aggie Classic, the Tate Aggies won the Sarasota Baseball Classic championship Thursday night... 

March 24, 2017 | Read the story »

One Injured In Overturned Dump Truck On Nine Mile

One person was injured when a dump truck overturned Thursday on Nine Mile Road near Beulah Road.  The driver was transported by ambulance... 

March 23, 2017 | Read the story »

Century Earns $723K For Role In Financing $1.5 Billion In Projects

Over the past 18 years, the Town of Century has served an integral role in the tax-exempt financing of $1.5 billion worth of projects,... 

March 23, 2017 | Read the story »

House Bill Outlines How Escambia, Other Counties Can Spend BP Bucks

The House is expected to vote Thursday to approve proposals that would set a framework for how counties most impacted by the 2010... 

March 23, 2017 | Read the story »

County Commissioner, Public Works Boss Tour North Escambia Projects

Escambia County District 5 Commissioner Steven Barry and Public Works Director Wes Moreno toured several North Escambia locations... 

March 23, 2017 | Read the story »

Senate Looks To Put Together Marijuana Plan

More growers, access to treatment for snowbirds and greater flexibility in the relationship between patients and doctors are among... 

March 23, 2017 | Read the story »

Boil Water Notice Lifted For Phalrose Lane, Cooley Road

UPDATE: The following boil water notice has been lifted. A precautionary boil water notice has been issued for some customers of the... 

March 23, 2017 | Read the story »

Blessed Are The Peacemakers: Special Visitors At Century Sheriff’s Precinct

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office Century Precinct had some special visitors Wednesday from Byrneville United Methodist Church.... 

March 23, 2017 | Read the story »