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Escambia County

Officials monitor schools after threat

Parents made their way to all three W.S. Neal schools on Monday after word of a threat made the rounds. Escambia County School Superintendent John ... Read more

4 months ago by Lisa Tindell.

Alleged carjacker subject of incident near Atmore today

Escambia County Sheriff Heath Jackson released a statement today concerning the officer-involved shooting that occurred at the CreekTravel Plaza near Atmore on Jack Springs Road. ... Read more

4 months ago by Lisa Tindell.

Jury term cancelled due to increase of COVID risks

Escambia County Circuit Court officials have announced the cancellation of the January 11 jury term. Citing an increased in positive COVID-19 tests in the county, ... Read more

4 months ago by Lisa Tindell.

Officer involved shooting near Atmore

An investigation is in progress at a gas station off I-65’s exit 54 near Atmore regarding an officer-involved shooting this morning. According to a release ... Read more

4 months ago by Lisa Tindell.

Harrell had impact on health across county

Escambia County lost a soldier in the field of medicine last week with the death of Ruth Harrell. Harrell passed away Dec. 31, 2020 at ... Read more

4 months ago by Lisa Tindell.

City, county educators receive ‘extraordinary’ pay bonus

Teachers, staff and administrators across the Escambia County School System and Brewton City Schools received a special surprise last week, just in time for the ... Read more

5 months ago by Lisa Tindell.

ECHCA releases latest COVID testing results

The number of COVID-19 tests administered in Escambia County has remained steady with some variances in results. In the past 14 days the Escambia County ... Read more

5 months ago by Lisa Tindell.

Christmas Parade to begin at 10 a.m. Saturday in Appleton

The Appleton Volunteer Fire Department will host the annual Appleton Community Christmas parade this Saturday, Dec. 19 beginning at 10 a.m. The parade starting point ... Read more

5 months ago by Lisa Tindell.

Alabama electoral votes cast for Trump

On Monday afternoon, Brewton resident Jackie Gay was among electors who cast all of Alabama’s nine presidential electoral votes for President and Vice President of ... Read more

5 months ago by Lisa Tindell.

Escambia County Healthcare Authority releases COVID stats

The Escambia County Healthcare Authority has released the latest numbers regarding COVID-19 testing in the county. Tests administered through D.W. McMillan Memorial Hospital and Atmore ... Read more

5 months ago by Lisa Tindell.

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