Jay Pediatrician Moving Medical Practice To Century
Jay pediatrician Dr. Marian Stewart is moving her practice to Century next month.
Stewart has practiced pediatric medicine as part of the Jay Medical Clinic for the past 18 years. She will close her Jay practice on January 12, 2017, and will join Escambia Community Clinics January 16 at their new ECC Century Pediatrics location at [...]
Historic Marker Dedicated At Escambia County Training School Site
An official historic marker was dedicated Friday in Atmore marking the location of the former Escambia County Training School on Martin Luther King Avenue.
The site’s history dates back to 1920 when a wooden building was constructed as the Atmore Colored School, which operated until 1925. In 1926, a new wood and brick building was erected [...]
Lightning Strike Damages Homes; Sparks Pole Fire; Thousands Lose Power
A lightning strike caused damage at two homes on Chippewa Way Sunday morning and sparked a utility pole fire in Molino as thousands lost power in North Escambia.
Lightning apparently struck a home in the 11000 block of Chippewa Way just before 9:30 a.m. causing minor damage. The next door neighbor’s home also suffered damage to [...]
Firefighters Battle Two Wildland Fires Near Cantonment
Firefighters from multiple department battled two wildland fires in the Cantonment area Saturday night.
The Florida Department of Forestry estimated the first fire off Quintette Road to be 15 acres. The forest service had a tractor/plow on the ground by 7:30 p.m. and reported to have control of the fire by 7:53. The fire was contained [...]
Molino Holds Annual Christmas Parade (With Photo Gallery)
The annual Molino Christmas Parade was held Saturday morning on Crabtree Church Road. After the parade, Santa Claus met with lots of good boys and girls at the Molino Ballpark.
Sponsored by the Molino Recreation Association, proceeds from the [...]
Molino’s Parker Wins Snowball Derby Pro Truck Race
Jarrett Parker of Molino took the win in the Snowball Derby Beef O’ Brady’s Pro Truck 50 Saturday night at 5 Flags Speedway. Saturday night was Parker’s 10th start of the year and fourth and largest win.
Parker’s #46 Grocery Advantage truck sports a “NE/NorthEscambia.com” logo by each door.
Pictured: Jarrett Parker (left) wins the Snowball Derby [...]
Superheroes, Firefighters Hold Annual Toy Drive
The heroes of the Atmore Fire Department has a little superhero help Saturday for the their Annual Firefighters Christmas Toy Drive at Walmart. The firefighters, along with the likes of Batman, Superman and Captain America were even joined by the Grinch in collecting toys for needy children this Christmas. Courtesy photos for NorthEscambia.com, click to [...]
Despite Recent Rain, Drought Conditions Get Worse
The showers and thunderstorms across the area earlier this week made little difference in our local drought conditions, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor.
Escambia County in Florida and the western third of Escambia County in Alabama are in a severe drought, while most of Santa Rosa County and the remainder of Escambia County in Alabama [...]
Local Resident Escapes Gatlinburg Fires
A beautiful mountain-view Gatlinburg vacation turned into a horrifying drive for local residentJennifer Ness.
An operator at Gulf Power’s Distribution Operations Center, Ness had to evacuate from the wildfires around Gatlinburg which burned more than 700 buildings and killed at least 11 people earlier this week.
Ness evacuated safely to a nearby hotel and returned home on [...]
Northview Presents Christmas Concert (With Gallery, Videos)
The annual Northview High School Christmas Concert was held Friday night at the school. The event featured the Northview concert band, beginner guitar class, monologues from the theater class, vocal soloists and the Ernest Ward Middle School band.
Two video highlights are below: the Northview band with “The Polar Express” (top) and Catie Clayton with “The [...]