Jailer arrested for smokes, cell phone

An Escambia County Detention Center correctional officer remains in jail after a Friday arrest for allegedly providing cell phones and tobacco to inmates. Chief Deputy ... Read more

Kevin Hoomes was elected to the Escambia County School Board Seat No. 1 Tuesday in a runoff against Debbie “Mrs. Mac” Quarles. Hoomes, of East ... Read more

Albritton earns local vote

While official totals weren’t available as of press time, Escambia County’s Greg Albritton was leading the race for State Senate District 22 seat. Albritton faced ... Read more

Day ends with local single digit turnout

Statewide predictions of single-digit voter turnout held true in Escambia County Tuesday. Fewer voters typically go to the polls for runoffs compared with primaries and ... Read more

Work to begin on Jay Road; closure set for Wednesday

Travelers of Jay Road in Riverview will have to find an alternate route beginning Wednesday as county crews begin work on installing a culvert. County ... Read more