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Tonight’s HS Football Finals

Tonight’s HS Football Finals

Here’s a look at high school final schools from around the area tonight: FLORIDA Northview 35, Walton 28 Tate 56, Fort Walton... 

October 24, 2014 | Read the story »

Alabama Kicks Off Statewide ‘Food Day’ In Atmore; Florida Celebrating Today Too (With Video)

Alabama Kicks Off Statewide ‘Food Day’ In Atmore; Florida Celebrating Today Too (With Video)

Today is “Food Day”and officials in Florida and Alabama are encouraging residents and visitors to make positive changes... 

October 24, 2014 | Read the story »

Wards Named Outstanding Farm Family

Wards Named Outstanding Farm Family

The Ward family, including husband and wife Jimmy and Angela, have been named the Outstanding  Farm Family of the Year in Santa Rosa... 

October 24, 2014 | Read the story »


Escambia Elementary, Middle School Report Cards Today; High School Delayed Until Monday

Elementary and middle school reports cards in the Escambia County School District will be sent home with students as planned today;... 

October 24, 2014 | Read the story »


Early Voting Continues, About 6,000 Vote So Far

Another 1,213 early votes were cast Thursday in Escambia County, for a three-day total of 5,956. In the North Escambia area, there... 

October 24, 2014 | Read the story »


Escambia Extension To Hold Certified Arborist Training

On December 12 a workshop will be held at the Escambia County Extension Office for those desiring to become certified arborists. The... 

October 24, 2014 | Read the story »


Scott Opening Up His Wallet To Fund Campaign

Governor Rick Scott, who reportedly spent about $73 million of his own money to get elected in 2010, will soon dip into his personal... 

October 24, 2014 | Read the story »

Colorful Clouds Hide Eclipse; Clear Skies Forecast

Colorful Clouds Hide Eclipse; Clear Skies Forecast

Clouds obscured a solar eclipse Thursday afternoon in the North Escambia area, but led to a colorful sunset. This evening’s... 

October 24, 2014 | Read the story »

Escambia Schools Offering Free Flu Vaccine To Students

The Escambia County School District is offering the mist form of the flu vaccine for free to all students. The FluMist vaccine is a... 

October 23, 2014 | Read the story »

FHP Aims To ‘Stuff The Charger’ During Food Drive

The Florida Highway Patrol is working to “Stuff the Charger” during their inaugural food drive. Through November 6, the... 

October 23, 2014 | Read the story »

Poll: Scott, Crist Deadlocked As Election Day Nears

Now less than two weeks before Election Day, the fierce race between Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie... 

October 23, 2014 | Read the story »

It’s National Forest Products Week

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Florida Forest Service are celebrating the benefits of Florida’s... 

October 23, 2014 | Read the story »

Northview Chiefs Name Players Of The Week

The Northview Chiefs have named Players of the Week from last Friday night’s 43-9 away win over Freeport. They are: OFFENSE Keondrae... 

October 23, 2014 | Read the story »

Davis Highway Armed Robbery Under Investigation

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the armed robbery of a business this morning just north of West Florida... 

October 23, 2014 | Read the story »

Peanut Butter Drive Continues

The Escambia County Extension office, Santa Rosa County Extension office along with the University of Florida Institute of Food &... 

October 22, 2014 | Read the story »

Escambia School District Cuts Energy Costs By $27.6 Million

Energy savings measures at Escambia County schools have not only saved the district money, they have now won a national award. The... 

October 22, 2014 | Read the story »

Flomaton Defeats Ernest Ward (With Photo Gallery)

The Ernest Ward Middle School Eagles, the only middle school football team in Escambia County (FL), wrapped up their season Tuesday... 

October 22, 2014 | Read the story »

State To Seek Death Penalty For Parents Charged With Toddler’s Death

State Attorney Bill Eddins said Tuesday that the State intends to seek the death penalty against against Christopher L. Redd and Jennifer... 

October 22, 2014 | Read the story »

Scott, Crist Turn Up The Heat In Final Debate

In their final — and most heated — debate before the Nov. 4 election, incumbent Republican Gov. Rick Scott and former... 

October 22, 2014 | Read the story »

Local Teachers Share $64K In Education Grants

Over $64,000 in grants were presented to local teachers Monday night  by the Escambia County Public Schools Foundation as part of... 

October 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Florida Chamber Award Presented To Town Of Century

The Florida Chamber Foundation honored the Town of Century Monday night for their commitment to regional economic development. The... 

October 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Early Voting Begins With 1625 Ballots Cast In Escambia County

Monday was the first day of early voting in Escambia County, with 1,625 total ballots cast. In North Escambia, there were 97 ballots... 

October 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Sweet Math Project: Northview Students Supersize Candy

Geometry students at Northview High School recently completed a really sweet project — scaling ordinary candy packages into... 

October 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Five Questions For Florida DOC Secretary Michael Crews

Gov. Rick Scott tapped Florida Department of Corrections Secretary Michael Crews two years ago to oversee an agency that is responsible... 

October 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Escambia (AL) Sheriff Candidate Heath Jackson Endorsed By Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Heath Jackson, Republican candidate for sheriff of Escambia County, AL, announced Monday that he has been endorsed by “America’s... 

October 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Florida DEP Open House For Home Buyers, Real Estate Agents, Developers

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Northwest District invites real estate agents, developers and potential... 

October 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Owe Santa Rosa County Money? There Are New Payment Options

Customers owing money to Santa Rosa County  can now  establish payment plans using automated withdrawals from their checking account... 

October 21, 2014 | Read the story »

Northview FFA Receives National Grant For Poultry Project

The Northview High School FFA has received a Local Program Support Grant sponsored by the National FFA Alumni Association. The $1,000... 

October 20, 2014 | Read the story »

Century: New Showalter Park Playground On The Way, Plans For Splash Pad

Century -Heart and Soul: This is the first is a two-week series on NorthEscambia.com  featuring Century. The Town of Century is set... 

October 20, 2014 | Read the story »

Missing Three-Year Old Autistic Boy Found Safe Near Perdido River

A three-year old autistic boy missing not far from the Perdido River was found safe Sunday afternoon. The Escambia County Sheriff’s... 

October 20, 2014 | Read the story »

Impact 100 Awards Over $1 Million In Grants To Non-Profits

IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area, a local women’s philanthropy group, awarded 10 grants Sunday worth $102,500 each to community groups. With... 

October 20, 2014 | Read the story »

Work Continues On $1.8 Million Fannie Road Bridge Replacement

Work is continuing on the Fannie Road Bridge just outside Century. According to the Florida Department of Transportation, the bridge... 

October 19, 2014 | Read the story »

Century: One Of The Poorest Places In America (A Series Begins)

Monday, NorthEscambia.com will begin a multi-part series about Century that will continue (almost) daily for about two weeks. Numbers... 

October 19, 2014 | Read the story »