Developer Plans New Dollar General For Cantonment
Plans are currently in the works for a new Dollar General store in Cantonment.
Teramore Development, LLC, of Thomasville, GA, is planning the 9,288 square foot store on a 2.28 acre lot on the northeast corner of the Highway 29 and Neal Road intersection. The lot has been home to various thrift stores for several years.
Scattered Showers For Labor Day
Pictured: A thunderstorm brought rain to portions of the Molino and Cantonment areas Sunday morning.
Here is your official North Escambia area forecast:
Labor Day Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance [...]
Labor Day Gas Prices Down Slightly This Year
Gas prices on this Labor Day weekend are at their lowest in a couple of years, and AAA says that will translate to more people on the highways.
Escambia County’s average gas price on Saturday was $3.37 for a gallon of regular unleaded —less than the year-ago price of $3.43 per gallon.
Escambia 4-H Horse Club Donates To Manna Food Pantries
Members of the Escambia County 4-H Horse Club was concerned by the spring floods that devastated the Manna Food Pantries. In order to help, the group collected 121 pounds of food for Manna Food Pantries. The club plans to help Manna again in the future. Submitted photo for NorthEscambia.com, click to enlarge.
Wahoos Drop Second Straight 6-3
The Pensacola Blue Wahoos (27-41, 58-80) fell for the second straight night to the Birmingham Barons (31-37, 60-78) 6-3. With the win, the Barons take a two games to one lead in the series.
The Wahoos benefitted from a couple of errors to get on the board in the first inning. [...]
Body Found After Suspicious Fire
The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is investigating suspicious death following structure fire about 9 p.m. Friday.
An unidentified body was found in the vicinity after a suspicious structure fire in the first block of East Herman Avenue near a homeless camp, and homicide investigators were called to the scene.
At this time, the cause of death is [...]
ECUA Approves Rate Increases
Emerald Coast Utilities Authority customers will see rates increases on their bills after October 1.
The ECUA board has approved a 3 percent increase in water and wastewater rates. The board also approved a 3.5 percent, or 66 cent, increase in the sanitation rate, a direct pass-along of increased tipping fees at the [...]
Flomaton Storms Past Jay 42-20 (With Photo Gallery)
A storm was brewing Friday night in Jay as the Flomaton Hurricanes beat the Jay Royals 42-20.
In a game that saw a 15-minute lightning delay at a packed Merle North Stadium, Flomaton’s Jamel Grace and Jamal Brown combined for three touchdowns with about 140 yards each. The Hurricane’s Tripp Vickery completed three passes to Andrew [...]
Tate Aggies Beat West Florida Tech (With Photo Gallery)
The Tate High School Aggies had a little revenge on their minds Friday night as they beat West Florida in Cantonment 19-7, a far cry from last year’s 45-3 loss to the Jaguars.
Tate controlled the first half on the scoreboard, with a 10-0 lead at the half that they expanded to 17-0 with about eight [...]
Escambia Animal Shelter Suspends Cat Adoptions Due To Infections
The Escambia County Animal Shelter has temporarily suspended the adoption of cats as a result of widespread upper respiratory infections in the shelter’s feline population.
Under the advice of the shelter’s medical staff, the public will not have access to the cats until the cats are treated and recover. The purpose of this effort [...]