Three Charged In Shots Fired Disturbance At Century Apartments
Three people were arrested after a fight broke out at a Century apartment complex that ended with shots fired from a shotgun.
Taurus Marquis Davis, 19, was charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, battery and firing a weapon on residential property. Sammie Shaunta Moorer, 29, was charged with two counts of [...]
BMX Bike Show Encourages Northview High Students
“Bring Your ‘A Game’ to School” was the message Northview High School students heard Monday afternoon as a BMX performance team brought their high flying and flipping tricks to the school gym.
The positive-message, high energy program encouraged students to pay attention to their “A Game” — with the “A” in “A Game” standing for alliance, [...]
Over A Dozen Railroad Crossings To Close For Repair
[UPDATE 9:15 a.m.] Over a dozen railroad crossings will be closed at some time during the couple of of weeks for repairs from McDavid north through Century, including Highway 4 beginning Tuesday.
Highway 4 will be closed at the crossing just east of Highway 29 from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday and [...]
Fire Destroys Church Van In Century
A church van went up in flames Sunday afternoon in Century. The Greater Union Missionary Church van burst into flames as the driver was pulling off North Century Boulevard at the New Life Christian Center. There were no passengers in the van at the time of the fire. Reader submitted photo (top) and NorthEscambia.com photos [...]
Blue Angels Soar Over Super Bowl
The Blue Angels helped kick off the 2016 Super Bowl when they performed a flyover at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, CA, on Sunday.
The Blue Angels’ signature six-jet Delta Formation soared over more than 70,000 spectators at the stadium, following the national anthem.
“It doesn’t get more exciting than representing the Navy and Marine Corps while [...]
Molino Road To Be Closed For Bridge Replacement
The temporary closure of Molino Road for the replacement of a 58-year old bridge has been approved.
The Florida Department of Transportation and Escambia County have signed off on the project to replace the bridge over Penasula Creek, west of Highway 29 between 4 Star Farm Road and Sunshine Hill Road.
The bridge has reached a level [...]
Man Robs Store With Fake Gun, Gets Shot By Clerk’s Real One
The morning didn’t go too well for a man who decided to use a fake gun to rob a store and was shot in the neck by a store clerk before he fled the business.
The incident occurred around 2:25 a.m. at the Beacon Store, 1101 W. Cervantes Street. A store clerk told police he shot [...]
Suspect Used Girlfriend As Shield From Gunfire; Piggly Wiggly Robbery Unclear
Law enforcement officials in several states are still piecing together the story of a Missouri couple that was dubbed by the national media and federal authorities as a modern-day Bonnie and Clyde. But one piece of the puzzle that has not fallen into place just yet is the Wednesday robbery of the Piggly Wiggly grocery [...]
A Very Special Mardi Gras Parade (With Photo Gallery)
A very special Mardi Gras parade was held Friday morning for the special needs students of Escambia Westgate School.
With plenty of beads, Moon Pies, stuffed animals and smiles, the parade rolled through the school parking lot for sudents that might not otherwise be able to attend a regular Mardi Gras [...]
‘Bonnie and Clyde’ Suspect Killed, Ending Multi-State Crime Spree
A Missouri couple dubbed a modern-day Bonnie and Clyde went down in a barrage of gunfire early Friday morning in Santa Rosa County. Blake Fitzgerald was pronounced deceased at the scene; Brittany Nicole Harper was reportedly shot in the legs and was transported by LifeGuard EMS to an area hospital, according to federal authorities.
Both were [...]