ECUA, Escambia County Break Ground On Recycling Facility
In a few short months, recycling in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties will be back to normal. The Emerald Coast Utilities Authority and Escambia County held a groundbreaking ceremony Friday at the future site of the Interim Materials Recycling Facility (IMRF) at the Escambia County Perdido Landfill.
The facility will provide a solution to [...]
School Grades Released
The Florida Department of Education released school grades on Friday, and they were mostly good news for schools in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties.
The Escambia County School District’s grade improved from a C during the previous three years to B for the 2014-15 school year. Santa Rosa County earned an A for the 12th consecutive [...]
Century Chamber To Hire New Economic Development Coordinator
The search is about to begin for a new economic development coordinator in Century.
The Century Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors voted Thursday afternoon to fund the position with a $40,000 yearly donation from the Escambia County Commission. The job listing will be posted soon on NorthEscambia.com and will have a closing date about 10 [...]
Highway 4 Railroad Crossing Open; Schedule Released For Closing A Dozen More
The railroad crossing on East Highway 4 in Century was open again Thursday, and a scheduled was released for the closure of about a dozen more crossings in North Escambia.
CSX will close numerous other North Escambia a crossing as part of its network-wide crossing maintenance program beginning next [...]
Century Man Ticketed For Rear-Ending School Bus
A Century man was cited after rear-ending a school bus Thursday morning in the Beulah area.
Donal R. Edwards, 43. was traveling westbound on Helms Road near Wood Road when he rear-ended a school bus that was stopped with all stop-signs and lights on, according to the Florida Highway Patrol
Bus driver Julie Countrymann, 41, and the [...]
Area Schools Receive NFL Golden Footballs To Honor Local Super Bowl Players
Three North Escambia area high schools — Tate, Northview and Escambia County (Atmore) — were surprised with golden footballs from the NFL to commemorate Super Bowl 50.
High schools across the country, and around the globe, were given a Wilson Golden Football for every player or head coach who graduated from the school and [...]
NJROTC Annual Inspection Held (With Photo Gallery)
Northview High School’s NJROTC Annual Inspection was held Wednesday at the school, with cadets undergoing face to face scrutiny with a Navy captain.
Captain Mark Truluck, Commanding Officer, Naval Aviation Schools Command, NAS Pensacola, conducted the inspection. The day’s events began with a personnel inspection, drill demonstration and a [...]
Area Residents Encouraged To Welcome VIP Train Next Week
A special “inspection train” will ride the rails from New Orleans to Jacksonville next week in advance preparation for the possible return of passenger rail service to cities like Pensacola and Atmore.
And the City of Atmore is doing much more than rolling out the red carpet, asking residents of the Atmore and North [...]
Pensacola Opera Presents ‘Jack And The Beanstalk’
The Pensacola Opera presented a free performance of the endearing tale “Jack and the Beanstalk” Tuesday night a the Century Branch Library. Another performance was held Wednesday morning at the Molino Branch Library.
For a photo gallery, click here.
Pictured: The Pensacola Opera presented “Jack and the Beanstalk” Tuesday night at the Century Branch Library. NorthEscambia.com photos, [...]
Cool Jobs: This Really Ranks Up There
Wednesday was breezy and cold, with winds gusting to about 20 mph — just like the cool, windy day on Tuesday. While many people are required to work outside in cold weather, we found a few men on a job Tuesday that really exposed them to the cold wind — working at the top of [...]
Authorities Search For Missing Teen
The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency has issued an emergency missing child alert for a Brewton teen.
Brooke Lee Bridge is a 16-year old white female with blue hair. She was last seen wearing a t-shirt and black sweatpants at her family home in Brewton around 11 p.m. on Sunday. She has brown eyes, is 5′3″ and [...]