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Byrneville Elementary Building Committee To Hold Thursday Meeting

Byrneville Elementary Building Committee To Hold Thursday Meeting

An organizational building committee meeting will be held  Thursday afternoon at 1:30 at Byrneville Elementary School. The charter... 

May 24, 2017 | Read the story »

‘Cat Fund’ Healthy Heading Into Hurricane Season

‘Cat Fund’ Healthy Heading Into Hurricane Season

The Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund is in its strongest financial position ever as the state heads into the annual storm season... 

May 24, 2017 | Read the story »


Clear, Cooler Tonight

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Thursday:... 

May 24, 2017 | Read the story »


Boil Water Notice Lifted: Filly Road, Filly Court, Winner’s Circle

Update 5/24 4 p.m.: Effective immediately, the Precautionary Boil Water Notice -PBWN- issued by the Emerald Coast Utilities Authority... 

May 24, 2017 | Read the story »


Convicted Felon Gets 15 Years For Firearm Possession

An Escambia County man is headed to prison as a habitual offender. Circuit Judge Thomas Dannheisser sentenced Kiara Sanders to 15 years... 

May 24, 2017 | Read the story »

Special Election: Jay Residents Vote To Appoint Town Clerk

Special Election: Jay Residents Vote To Appoint Town Clerk

In a special election Tuesday, voters in Jay decided that the position of town clerk will be appointed every four years by the town... 

May 24, 2017 | Read the story »

Jay Tops Northview In Spring Game (With Photo Gallery)

Jay Tops Northview In Spring Game (With Photo Gallery)

In Spring Football action, the Jay Royals defeated the Northview Chiefs 30-16 Tuesday night in Bratt. This fall the Northview Chiefs... 

May 24, 2017 | Read the story »

Ernest Ward Middle School TV Students Visit WEAR

The CCTV students at Ernest Ward Middle School recently had the opportunity to tour the WEAR TV 3 studios in Pensacola. They were... 

May 23, 2017 | Read the story »

Molino Park Fifth Graders Take Dolphin Cruise

Fifth grade students at Molino Park Elementary School had the opportunity to on a dolphin cruise Tuesday for their end of the year... 

May 23, 2017 | Read the story »

Northview Chiefs Present Baseball Awards

The Northview Chiefs presented their annual baseball awards Monday night. Award winners included (pictured, L-R) Devin Stabler, Defensive... 

May 23, 2017 | Read the story »

Pensacola Crushes Five Home Runs To Win Series 3-2 Over BayBears

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos lineup erupted Monday with five home runs by five different hitters to tie the franchise record. Pensacola’s... 

May 23, 2017 | Read the story »

Tate Regional Final Game Moved To Wednesday; Baseball Fish Fry Set

The 1-7A regional final game originally scheduled for Tuesday has been moved to Wednesday at 7 p.m. as the Tate Aggies host Nease. ... 

May 23, 2017 | Read the story »

Local Marine Receives Award In Japan

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Justin Tyler Johnson receives the Jack W. Demmond Aviation Ground Marine of the Year award at Marine Corps... 

May 22, 2017 | Read the story »

Escambia School District 2017 Graduation Schedule

The Escambia County School District has released 2017 graduation dates for schools across the county: Escambia Virtual/George Stone... 

May 22, 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... 

May 22, 2017 | Read the story »

Mobile Defeats Pensacola

The Mobile BayBears got a three-run homer by former Catholic High School catcher Wade Wass in the third inning and went on to defeat... 

May 22, 2017 | Read the story »

Century Community Block Party Held

The Seventh Annual Century Community Block Party was held Saturday at the McMurray Ballpark in Century. The event included inflatables... 

May 21, 2017 | Read the story »

ECFR Installs 57 Smoke Detectors In Cantonment Neighborhood

Escambia County Fire Rescue installed 57 smoke detectors and 12 carbon monoxide detectors Saturday in the Harvesters Homes community... 

May 21, 2017 | Read the story »

Monday Deadline To Apply For Escambia Youth Employment Program

Monday is the deadline to apply for the new Escambia County Youth Employment Program, which will provide opportunities for youth... 

May 21, 2017 | Read the story »

District Seeks Input On Attendance Zones For Beulah Middle, Kingsfield Elementary

The School Attendance Zone Advisory Committee (SAZAC) was formed to develop attendance zone recommendations for the closure of Woodham... 

May 21, 2017 | Read the story »

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: Decisions, Decisions

The weeks after the legislative session are typically a decision season for the governor, who has to plow through dozens of bills... 

May 21, 2017 | Read the story »

BayBears Beat Wahoos

Two top pitching prospects went head-to-head and delivered the sellout Pensacola Blue Wahoos crowd exactly what they should have... 

May 21, 2017 | Read the story »

Escambia County Area Housing Commission Seeks Volunteer Members

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

May 21, 2017 | Read the story »

Same-Day Renewal Concealed Weapon Licenses Available In Escambia County

Escambia County Tax Collector Scott Lunsford has announced that local residents renewing their concealed weapon license now will be... 

May 20, 2017 | Read the story »

Highway 168 Bridge Closed After Failed Inspection

A North Escambia bridge is closed after failing an inspection Thursday. The bridge over Reedy Creek on Highway 168 near  Wawbeek... 

May 20, 2017 | Read the story »

Winner Claims $60K Prize For North Escambia Lottery Ticket

The owner of a winning  ticket sold Sunday at a Highway 97 lottery store has claimed his prize. The Florida Lottery says the May... 

May 20, 2017 | Read the story »

Byrneville Student Waters Named ‘Magic’ Student of The Month

Byrneville Elementary School fifth grade student Leif Waters was recently named the Magic 106.1 FM Student of the Month. He received... 

May 20, 2017 | Read the story »

Weekend Gardening: Tips For The Month Of May

The Escambia County Master Gardeners offer the following May lawn and garden tips: Continue planting summer annuals. Try one or two... 

May 20, 2017 | Read the story »

National Technical Honor Society Honors Tate Senior

The National Technical Honor Society has selected Tate High School senior Kayla Johnson to receive one of only 225 scholarships they... 

May 20, 2017 | Read the story »

Unemployment Rate Dropping

The latest job numbers released Friday show the employment rate decreasing in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties. Escambia County’s... 

May 20, 2017 | Read the story »

Pensacola Blue Wahoos Top The Mobile BayBears 3-2

Pensacola’s pitching staff has lead the Southern League all season and tonight’s game was no different for the Blue Wahoos. The... 

May 20, 2017 | Read the story »

Inmate Suffers Life Threatening Injuries In Century Correctional Altercation

An inmate suffered life threatening injuries during an alteration at Century Correctional Institution Thursday afternoon. Escambia... 

May 19, 2017 | Read the story »