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Rigby Road Bridge In Bratt Closed After Roadway Collapses

Rigby Road Bridge In Bratt Closed After Roadway Collapses

A bridge in Bratt is closed after a raging creek caused the roadway approach to the bridge to collapse Saturday afternoon The bridge... 

June 19, 2021 | Read the story »

I-10 Bridge Reopened Across Escambia Bay

I-10 Bridge Reopened Across Escambia Bay

The Florida Highway Patrol has reopened the I-10 bridge in both directions across Escambia Bay as of 12:05 p.m. The bridge was closed... 

June 19, 2021 | Read the story »

Over 22,000 Lost Power Due To Tropical Storm Claudette; Majority Restored By Early Afternoon

Over 22,000 Lost Power Due To Tropical Storm Claudette; Majority Restored By Early Afternoon

Over 22,000 lost power in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties due to Tropical Storm Claudette. Gulf Power Company reported that they... 

June 19, 2021 | Read the story »

Skanska Says They Moved, Secured Barges Away From Pensacola Bay Bridge

Skanska Says They Moved, Secured Barges Away From Pensacola Bay Bridge

Skanska says they secured their barges away from the Pensacola Bay Bridge in preparation for this weekend’s tropical weather. Skanska... 

June 19, 2021 | Read the story »

Flood Warnings For Escambia And Perdido Rivers

Flood Warnings For Escambia And Perdido Rivers

Flood warnings have been issued for the Escambia and Perdido rivers in North Escambia. These forecasts are subject to change dependent... 

June 19, 2021 | Read the story »

Gulf Power: We Are Ready For Any Power Outages

Gulf Power: We Are Ready For Any Power Outages

Gulf Power says they are ready to respond in the event of any outages from this weekend’s tropical weather. “As this tropical... 

June 19, 2021 | Read the story »

Escambia Reports 61 New COVID-19 Cases In Last Week

Escambia Reports 61 New COVID-19 Cases In Last Week

There were 61 new COVID-19 cases reported Escambia County over the last week by the Florida Department of Health. FDOH has moved from... 

June 19, 2021 | Read the story »

Friday’s Wahoos Game Postponed, Will Try For Saturday Afternoon Doubleheader

Friday’s Wahoos Game Postponed, Will Try For Saturday Afternoon Doubleheader

Friday night’s game between the Pensacola Blue Wahoos and Montgomery Biscuits at Blue Wahoos Stadium was postponed due to... 

June 19, 2021 | Read the story »

Tropical Storm Warning: Local Need To Know Information

Escambia County is under a tropical storm warning. Here is the local need to know information from Escambia County: Potential for... 

June 18, 2021 | Read the story »

Here Are Some Rainy Weekend Summer Reading Resources From The Escambia County School District

The Escambia County School District is encouraging students to read over the summer, and they are offering some resources to help... 

June 18, 2021 | Read the story »

Mahan, Bleday Drive in 5 Runs In Wahoos Win

Max Meyer pitched on a tightrope, putting himself in difficult situations with seven walks and his earlier-than-planned exit. But... 

June 18, 2021 | Read the story »

DeSantis: Florida Law Enforcement To Help Secure Border With Mexico; ECSO Committed To Sending Aid

Wednesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that state and local law enforcement officers have committed to deploying to Texas and Arizona... 

June 17, 2021 | Read the story »

$260,000 In Scholarships Awarded To Take Stock In Children Graduates

Take Stock in Children and the Escambia County Public Schools Foundation recently awarded $260,000 in scholarships to Take Stock’s... 

June 17, 2021 | Read the story »

Escambia County Offers Free Sand For Tropical Weather Prep

Escambia County is offering free sand for residents living in flood-prone areas in advance of possible heavy tropical rain this weekend.... 

June 17, 2021 | Read the story »

Johnson & Johnson ‘One Shot’ COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Friday In Walnut Hill

The Florida Department of Emergency Management is offering the Johnson & Johnson one-shot COVID-19 vaccine Friday from 10 a.m.... 

June 17, 2021 | Read the story »

Biscuits Beat The Wahoos 7-3 In Second Game Of Series

A night after a signature, walk-off win, the Blue Wahoos played a game Wednesday they will quickly seek to forget. They committed... 

June 17, 2021 | Read the story »

Amy McCrory Named New Bratt Elementary School Principal

The Escambia County School District has named Amy McCrory as the new principal at Bratt Elementary School. McCrory is retiring at... 

June 16, 2021 | Read the story »

Nick Fortes Provides Walk-Off Blast In Ninth For The Blue Wahoos

His previous at-bats Tuesday night had left Blue Wahoos catcher Nick Fortes frustrated at himself. One sweet swing in the ninth inning... 

June 16, 2021 | Read the story »

ECUA Lifts West Nine Mile Road Boil Water Notice

The Emerald Coast Utilities Authority has lifted a precautionary boil water notice that was issued Saturday for customers along West... 

June 16, 2021 | Read the story »

Sheriff Says Shooter Targeted House In Molino Homicide, No Suspect Yet

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is continuing their investigation into a Molino murder, and they believe the house where... 

June 15, 2021 | Read the story »

County Pauses Removal Of Residents From Century Home, Giving Them A Chance To Pay Back Taxes

Escambia County has paused their move to force the residents out of a home in Century; instead the county is working with family members... 

June 15, 2021 | Read the story »

Vehicle Overturns On Highway 97 In Walnut Hill Late Monday Night

A driver escaped serious injuries in a single vehicle wreck late Monday night on Highway 97 in Walnut Hill. The male lost control... 

June 15, 2021 | Read the story »

Register Now For Tate Cheerleaders’ Lil Aggies Summer Camp

The Tate High School Cheerleaders’ Lil  Aggies Summer Camp  is coming up the last week of the month, and now is the time to... 

June 15, 2021 | Read the story »

District 5 Commissioner Barry To Hold Town Hall Meeting In Molino

Escambia County District 5 Commissioner Steven Barry will host a town hall meeting on Monday, June 28 at 5:30 p.m. at the Molino Community... 

June 15, 2021 | Read the story »

Eric Randall Sworn In As New Pensacola Police Chief

Eric Randall was sworn in Monday as the new chief of the Pensacola Police Department. Randall was selected as the police chief in... 

June 15, 2021 | Read the story »

Sacred Heart Vaccination Clinic Thursday At Olive Baptist Church

Ascension Medical Group Sacred Heart will hold a vaccination clinic on Thursday, June 17 at Olive Baptist Church in Pensacola. The... 

June 15, 2021 | Read the story »

Update: Superintendent Drops Proposal To Eliminate Valedictorian, Salutatorian Honors

Monday, Escambia County School District Superintendent Dr. Tim Smith pulled a controversial plan change from the school board agenda... 

June 14, 2021 | Read the story »

Gilley Proposes Warning To Anyone Contacting Escambia County By Email Or Online

Escambia County Administrator Janice Gilley is proposing a warning to anyone contacting the county by email that their IP address... 

June 14, 2021 | Read the story »

New Signal At Highway 29, Molino Road Becomes Operational Tuesday

The new traffic signal at the intersection of Highway 29 and Molino Road is set to become operational at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 15. The... 

June 14, 2021 | Read the story »

Jay High’s Carson Walters, First National Merit Finalist In School History, Receives Auburn Scholarship

Jay High School Class of 2021 graduate Carson Walters has been awarded the National Merit Auburn University Scholarship. Walters is... 

June 14, 2021 | Read the story »

AAA Says Florida Gas Prices Are The Highest Since 2014

Florida gas prices increased as projected last week, with the state average jumping 12 cents. The increase was following significant... 

June 14, 2021 | Read the story »

Land Being Cleared For New Dollar General Store In Century

Work is underway at the planned location for a new Dollar General store in Century. Land is currently being cleared for the store... 

June 13, 2021 | Read the story »

Traffic Alerts – What To Expect On The Road This Week

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

June 13, 2021 | Read the story »