Tropical Depression 16
David Adams, Director of Escambia County Alabama EMA, has released the following: Tropical Depression 16 has formed in the Caribbean.  The system is just beginning to organize and there is still a large spread in potential impact areas.  This storm is forecast to become a hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico.  It is too early to focus on specific impacts due to track and intensity uncertainties.  Watches may be issues…
A tax cut for working families
By Congressman Bradley Byrne A lot has changed in our country since 1986. Ronald Reagan was President, Top Gun was a hit at the box offices, and Matlock had just premiered on television. One thing that hasn’t changed since then? The tax code. 1986 was the last time we had meaningful tax reform in this country, and that is a shame. The current tax code does not match the realities…
ECHS Homecoming Court (with photo gallery)
The Escambia County High School homecoming queen was crowned at halftime Friday night, September 29. Shown are members of the 2017 ECHS Homecoming Court, from left, Freshman Attendants Mia Simmons, Madison Simmons; Sophomore Attendants Jada Johnson, Chamichael Pettway; Homecoming Queen Keyaira Wilson; Junior Attendants Christiara Jones, Olivia Simmons; Senior Attendants Billie McKinley, Curteia McCants. Click below to view our 2017 ECHS Homecoming Court photo gallery News photos by Ditto Gorme…
Science at ECMS
Michelle McKey’s fourth grade science class at Escambia County Middle School performed an experiment using a two-liter bottle, baking soda, apple cider vinegar, and a balloon. The experiment showed how mixing the baking soda and apple cider vinegar makes a mixture of gas called carbon dioxide (CO2). It caused the balloon to blow up because of the air that formed in the two-liter bottle. The students observed the experiment and made…