Escambia County

County unemployment rate up slightly in February

Unemployment in Escambia County rose slightly in February. Statistics released from the state department of labor show the county’s unemployment rate at 7.4 percent for ... Read more

Tallassee teen found safe in Brewton; local missing girl’s mom reacts

A Brewton woman is being credited with the safe return of a Tallassee teen missing for 15 days. Tallassee police reported the Brewton woman – ... Read more

Holman remains on lockdown after riot, second stabbing

For the second time in three days, Atmore’s Holman Prison is in turmoil as the facility remains on lockdown just after lunch Monday. Things began ... Read more

BPD: Help us find her

* Please note the location of the briefing was changed to the JDCC campus. Those wishing to lend a helping hand in locating missing Brewton ... Read more

Atmore commission, school board seats decided

Brandon Smith and David Nolin won their respective races by wide margins in Escambia County Primary Election Tuesday. Smith claimed more than 87 percent of ... Read more