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October 1-7 Proclaimed As National 4-H Week In Escambia County

October 1-7 Proclaimed As National 4-H Week In Escambia County

The Escambia County Commission recently proclaimed October 1-7 as National 4-H Week in Escambia County. The commission’s proclamation... 

September 26, 2017 | Read the story »

Jim Allen Elementary School Names Students Of The Month

Jim Allen Elementary School Names Students Of The Month

Jim Allen Elementary School has named Students of the Month for September. They are Austin King (left) and Dasia Vickers. Courtesy... 

September 26, 2017 | Read the story »


A Few Showers Today

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.Mostly sunny, with a... 

September 26, 2017 | Read the story »

Hurricane Irma Claims Mount — Including 90 Claims In Escambia County

Hurricane Irma Claims Mount — Including 90 Claims In Escambia County

Property-insurance claims from Hurricane Irma continue to mount, nearing $3.6 billion in estimated insured losses as of a weekend... 

September 26, 2017 | Read the story »

Wednesday: See You At The Pole

Wednesday: See You At The Pole

The annual See You at the Pole rally will be held Wednesday morning at several North Escambia area schools. Students will gather... 

September 26, 2017 | Read the story »

Proposal Would Pay Tuition For Some At Florida Colleges

Proposal Would Pay Tuition For Some At Florida Colleges

A South Florida Democrat filed a proposal Monday that calls for the state to pay the tuition costs of many students at state colleges.... 

September 26, 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... 

September 25, 2017 | Read the story »

Century Youth League Scores

Here are Saturday scores from the Southwest Alabama Youth Football League: Mighty Mites (4-7 year olds) Century 20, Lyeffion 16 Tiny... 

September 25, 2017 | Read the story »

Fall Begins: North Escambia Sunflower Photos

Pictured: A field of sunflowers on Highway 97 in Davisville during a sunrise on the first weekend of fall. Photos by Ditto Gorme for... 

September 25, 2017 | Read the story »

Cantonment Firefighters Attend Breakfast At Heritage Baptist Church

Heritage Baptist Church invited the Cantonment Station of Escambia Fire Rescue to breakfast Sunday morning. Special guest speaker... 

September 24, 2017 | Read the story »

ERC Football Scores

Here are week 4 scores from  ERC youth league football: Seniors Brewton  32, Jay 0 Baker 25, Neal 13 Flomaton 35, NWE 8 Excel 44,... 

September 24, 2017 | Read the story »

FWC Seeks Comment On Proposed Hunting Rule Changes

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is seeking public input on drafted rule changes regarding hunting and FWD-managed... 

September 24, 2017 | Read the story »

Tate Graduate Henschen Completes Basic Military Training

U.S. Air Force Airman David M. Henschen graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The... 

September 24, 2017 | Read the story »

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: The Aftermath Of Hurricane Irma

More than 10 days after Hurricane Irma crashed through the state, thousands of Floridians were still in the dark as estimates of damage... 

September 24, 2017 | Read the story »

Teen Struck By Hit And Run Driver On Beulah Road

The Florida Highway Patrol is searching for a hit and run driver that hit a teenager walking along Beulah Road Friday night. According... 

September 23, 2017 | Read the story »

Inmate Reportedly Stabbed At Century Correctional

An inmate was reportedly stabbed Friday night at the Century Correctional Institution. Escambia County EMS responded to the prison... 

September 23, 2017 | Read the story »

Gulf Power Crews Continue To Support Irma Restoration

Crews from Gulf Power are continuing to help restore power after Hurricane Irma. Gulf Power’s storm teams worked Friday in North... 

September 23, 2017 | Read the story »

Morgan: Fewer ECSO Deputies For Low Crime Areas

Escambia County residents in low crime areas will soon have fewer deputies patrolling, while patrols will be stepped up in high crime... 

September 23, 2017 | Read the story »

Tate Gets Homecoming Win Over Milton

It was very happy Aggie homecoming  Friday night in Cantonment as the Tate Aggies powered past the Milton Panthers 28-6. Tate was... 

September 23, 2017 | Read the story »

Distraught Man Refuses To Climb Down From Water Tower For Hours

A man that was extremely distraught over a judge’s domestic order climbed a 100-foot tall water tower in Flomaton Friday night,... 

September 23, 2017 | Read the story »

Century CI, Fountain Place In Southeastern States Manhunt Field Trials

The winners of 2017 Southeastern States Manhunt Field Trials were named at the event’s closing ceremony Firdayday. Twenty-one... 

September 23, 2017 | Read the story »

Friday Night’s High School Football Scores

Here are scores from tonight’s high school football games in the North Escambia area: FLORIDA Holmes County 42, Northview 13 Tate... 

September 23, 2017 | Read the story »

‘Severe Meth Addict’ Charged With ‘Viciously Beating’ Small Dog

A Cantonment woman has been arrested for  allegedly “viciously  beating” a small dog while it “cried out in pain”. Heidie... 

September 22, 2017 | Read the story »

Bill Would Name Stretch Of Highway 4 The “Sen. Greg Evers Memorial Highway”

A 13-mile stretch of  Highway 4  that cuts through the Blackwater River State Forest would be named after the late former Sen.... 

September 22, 2017 | Read the story »

Century Library ‘Rocks’ Hide And Seek

The Century Branch Library held a “Hid and Seek” rock painting event Thursday night. Children had a chance to design and... 

September 22, 2017 | Read the story »

Hurricane Irma Claims Filed Statewide – Including 83 Claims In Escambia County

In Hurricane Irma’s destructive wake, property insurance claims have been filed in all 67 Florida counties — including... 

September 22, 2017 | Read the story »

Ernest Ward Powers Past Perdido (With Photo Gallery)

The Ernest Ward Middle School Eagles powered past the Perdido (AL) Raiders 36-6  Thursday night in Walnut Hill. The two teams will... 

September 22, 2017 | Read the story »

Bad News For Walnut Hill Drivers: Temp Bridge Weeks Away

Bad news for drivers in part of Walnut Hill…expect an emergency bridge detour to last for at least a month. That’s the... 

September 22, 2017 | Read the story »

Byrneville Elementary Board Of Directors Plans Meeting

The Byrneville Elementary School Board of Directors will meet on Wednesday, September 27 at 3:30 at the school. The charter school’s... 

September 22, 2017 | Read the story »

FWC Law Enforcement Report

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

September 22, 2017 | Read the story »

Surveillance Images Released In Armed Robbery Of Atmore Walgreens

Atmore Police are investigating an armed robbery at Walgreens on South Main Street. About 9:55 p.m. Tuesday, the Atmore Police Department... 

September 21, 2017 | Read the story »