Additional Child Sex Charges File Against Former Tate Coach
Former Tate High football coach and church youth leader Charlie Maybern Hamrick has been arrested on additional warrants for crimes again minors, according to State Attorney Bill Eddins and Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan.
These arrest warrants charge three counts of lewd and lascivious molestation and two counts of unlicensed practice of medicine. Each lewd and [...]
Cantonment Man Charged With Assault, Battery With Deadly Weapon
A Cantonment man is facing multiple felony charges after allegedly pointing a gun at and pistol whipping the father of his girlfriend’s children.
Cedric Terrell Gray, 21, was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, aggravated battery using a deadly weapon and battery.
The victim told deputies the mother of his children and Gray, her current [...]
Molino Park Elementary Cafeteria Receives National Recognition
Molino Park Elementary School was one of six in Escambia County receiving national recognition as a recipient of the United State Department of Agriculture’s Healthier U.S. School Challenge with a Bronze Level Award. Other schools receiving the Smarter Lunchroom Awards in Escambia County were Holm Elementary, Ferry Pass Elementary, Myrtle Grove Elementary, O.J. Semmes Elementary [...]
Century Resident Charged With Threatening To Kill Man, Run Over Him
A Century man was charged after he allegedly tried to hit another man with his car and threatened to kill him with a knife.
Cortez Rasheen Davison, 23, was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and marijuana possession. He was released from the Escambia County Jail on $10,000 bond.
Davison allegedly drove to the victim’s [...]
Barrineau Park Cleans Up
A community clean up event was held Saturday in Barrineau Park in honor of Earth Day. The annual event is co-sponsored by the Honeysuckle Garden Club and the Barrineau Park Historical Society.
Each of over 20 volunteers selected an area to clean, was given gloves, a vest to wear, trash bags and bottled water, and [...]
Unemployment Rate Drops
Governor Rick Scott announced Friday that the Pensacola area added 3,800 new private-sector jobs over the year in March. The area’s unemployment rate was 4.2 percent, down 0.5 percentage point from a year ago. In the last year, Florida businesses created 233,800 new jobs, bringing the total number of new jobs added [...]
Earth Day Celebrated In Century
An Earth Day celebration was held Saturday in Century.
The event, held around the Ole Mill Pond at the Century Health and Rehabilitation Center, featured several eco-friendly vendors and exhibitors.
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Pictured top: Earth Day in Century on Saturday. Pictured: An owl on dislay from the Wildlife Sanctuary of Northwest Florida. Pictured [...]
Jim Allen Elementary Celebrates Principal With ‘National Watts Day’
On Friday, the faculty and staff at Jim Allen Elementary showed their appreciation and love for their principal, Rachel Watts, by declaring the day “National Watts Day”. All grades, pre-kindergarten through fifth grade were involved in honoring Watts for her surprise celebration. All throughout the day, students and faculty showed their admiration [...]
Northview’s Emily Brown Places In Northwest Florida Congressional Art Competition
Emily Brown, a sophomore at Northview High School, won honorable mention Friday night in the Northwest Florida Congressional Art Competition And Show at the Pensacola Museum of art.
Each spring, a nation-wide high school arts competition is sponsored by the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. The Northwest Florida Congressional Art Competition and Show [...]
UWF Celebrates Inauguration Of New President
The University of West Florida formally installed Dr. Martha Saunders as its sixth president during the inauguration ceremony held on April 21 at the UWF Center for Fine and Performing Arts.
“I am truly glad to be here today the inauguration of a new president is really a celebration of the university she [...]
Federal Report Released In Deadly Airgas Explosion (With Photos)
The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) released its final report into the August 28, 2016, nitrous oxide explosion at the Airgas manufacturing facility in Cantonment. The blast killed the only Airgas employee working at the facility that day and heavily damaged the plant, halting its manufacturing of nitrous oxide indefinitely.
The CSB investigation [...]
Road Prison Officer Finds Perfect Partner In Animal Shelter Rescue Dog
Road Prison Officer Robert Oliver was looking for the perfect dog for Narcotic Detection Handler’s School. While he was anxious to begin the training, he knew that finding the right dog was worth the wait.
Britt, a 4-year-old German Shepherd, was picked up by Escambia County Animal Control as a stray. After being [...]
Century Correctonal To Host Hiring Event Friday
The Florida Department of Corrections will host a hiring event Friday at Century Correctional Institution.
The FDOC is seeking certified or non-certified correctional officer applicants. Attendees should bring the following to the event: driver’s license, legible copy of birth certificate, social security card, high school diploma, GED or college transcripts and any name [...]