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Flomaton Opens New Municipal Complex (With Gallery)

Flomaton Opens New Municipal Complex (With Gallery)

A ribbon cutting was held Tuesday for the new Flomaton Municipal Complex, replacing a city hall building that was overrun with mold. About... 

June 29, 2016 | Read the story »

MESS Hall Presents Science In The Summer Programs At The Library

MESS Hall Presents Science In The Summer Programs At The Library

The Pensacola MESS Hall presented four weeks of Science in the Summer programs at each branch of the West Florida Library.  Student... 

June 29, 2016 | Read the story »

No Injuries In Wreck Involving TV News Crew

No Injuries In Wreck Involving TV News Crew

There were no serious injuries in a two vehicle crash Tuesday on Highway 29 at Byrneville Road. A woman reportedly pulled her vehicle... 

June 29, 2016 | Read the story »


Scattered Showers and Thunderstorms

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near... 

June 29, 2016 | Read the story »


Escambia Man Gets 30 Years For Attempted Murder

An Escambia County man is headed to prison for attempted murder. Roger Marion Lofton was sentenced Tuesday by Circuit Judge Scott Duncan... 

June 29, 2016 | Read the story »


Florida Confirms First Zika Related Birth

Florida has its first confirmed case of an infant born with Zika-related microcephaly, a birth defect in which babies are born with... 

June 29, 2016 | Read the story »

Library Accepting Blood Donations For Fines

Library Accepting Blood Donations For Fines

The West Florida Public Libraries is now accept blood in lieu of library fines. The library will waive fines up to $50 for participating... 

June 29, 2016 | Read the story »

FWC Law Enforcement Report

The Florida FWC Division of Law Enforcement reported the following activity during the weekly period ending June 23 in Escambia... 

June 28, 2016 | Read the story »

Summer Reading Club: Dr. Magical Balloons At The Library This Week

The Summer Reading Club continues this week at the West Florida Libraries. West Florida Public Libraries present Dr. Magical Balloons... 

June 28, 2016 | Read the story »

Felony Fugitive Arrested At Flomaton Restaurant

A dangerous fugitive was taken into custody Monday at a Flomaton restaurant. The Flomaton Police Department was assisted by the Brewton... 

June 28, 2016 | Read the story »

Impact Of Supreme Court Abortion Ruling On Florida Law Unclear

Florida abortion providers are breathing sighs of relief following a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Monday striking down a Texas law... 

June 28, 2016 | Read the story »

Wahoos Lose 12-1 To Tennessee In Rain Shortened Game

The Chicago Cubs still appear to have plenty of top prospects to look forward to playing for them one day, including Double-A affiliate... 

June 28, 2016 | Read the story »

Column: Is The Local Area Heading For Another Housing Bubble?

by Phyllis K. Pooley Back in 2005, the National Association of Realtors produced the report “Home Price Analysis for Pensacola-Ferry... 

June 27, 2016 | Read the story »

Greatest Show On Earth: Circus Train Passes Through Escambia County

The “Blue Unit” of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus trains passed through Escambia County Sunday morning,... 

June 27, 2016 | Read the story »

Tennessee Beats Pensacola 3-0

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos bats cooled down against the Tennessee Smokies starting pitcher Paul Blackburn. Blackburn shut down the... 

June 27, 2016 | Read the story »

Voters Receive New ID Cards

Voters in Escambia County were recently mailed a new voter information card from the office of David Stafford, Escambia County Supervisor... 

June 27, 2016 | Read the story »

First Baptist Of Bratt Honored For Operation Christmas Child Collections

Christmas is still several months away, but Christmas was on the mind of church members Sunday at the First Baptist Church of Bratt. The... 

June 27, 2016 | Read the story »

Scooter Driver Critical After Beulah Crash

The driver of a scooter was critically injured in a wreck Saturday afternoon in Beulah. Tommy Mitchell, 50, was westbound on Nine Mile... 

June 26, 2016 | Read the story »

FDOT: Weekly Traffic Alerts

Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the following state roads in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties as crews perform construction... 

June 26, 2016 | Read the story »

Chance Of Showers Tonight

Pictured: Saturday morning’s sunrise is reflected in pool of water in Davisville. Photo by Ditto Gorme for NorthEscambia.com,... 

June 26, 2016 | Read the story »

Do You Know The Difference Between A Heat Stroke And Heat Exhaustion?

The following graphc from the National Weather Service, explains the difference between a heat stroke and heat exhaustion, and it details... 

June 26, 2016 | Read the story »

Northview’s Ward Attending Super Combine In Dallas

Luke Ward from Northview High School is attending the Blue-Grey National Super Combine this weekend at AT&T Stadium, home of the... 

June 26, 2016 | Read the story »

Wahoos Top Smokies 6-4

Pensacola Blue Wahoos starting pitcher Rookie Davis used both his bat and his right arm to overcome the Tennessee Smokies, 6-4, Saturday... 

June 26, 2016 | Read the story »

FHP: Woman Distracted By Cell Phone Hits House

An Escambia County woman distracted by her cell phone crashed into a house, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The FHP said 48-year... 

June 25, 2016 | Read the story »

Operation Dry Water: FWC Crackdown On Boating Under The Influence

As the summer recreational boating season gets into full swing, the FWC Law Enforcement Division is ramping up its enforcement... 

June 25, 2016 | Read the story »

Smokies Top Wahoos 4-1

After the Pensacola Blue Wahoos kicked off the second half of the season with a win, game two of the second half ended in a hard-fought... 

June 25, 2016 | Read the story »

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: To Run Or Not To Run, And Bears

There might not have been much cursing or broken clubs, but there was one way in which Florida politics this week resembled a golf... 

June 25, 2016 | Read the story »

Scott, Cabinet Honor Orlando Shooting Victims

At the state Capitol on Friday, Governor Rick Scott, his wife, Ann, and the three members of Florida’s Cabinet honored the... 

June 25, 2016 | Read the story »

Election Watch: Additional Candidates Officially Qualify Thursday

This is qualifying week for candidates seeking local office. Friday at noon is the deadline to qualify for local offices. Those that... 

June 24, 2016 | Read the story »

Scott Allocates Millions For Zika Fight

Gov. Rick Scott issued an executive order Thursday that pumps $26.2 million into the fight against the mosquito-borne Zika virus, as... 

June 24, 2016 | Read the story »

Donations Accepted For Local Firefighter Injured In Motorcycle Crash

Local residents are coming to the aid of a Molino firefighter seriously injured when the driver of a pickup truck pulled into the... 

June 24, 2016 | Read the story »

Volunteers Sought For County Planning Board

The Escambia County Board of County Commissioners is seeking Escambia County residents interested in volunteering to be considered... 

June 24, 2016 | Read the story »