Suspect Named In Store Clerk’s Murder
The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office has named a suspect in the shooting death of a store owner Tuesday night.
Investigators are searching for 39-year old Raymond Jerome Pruitt. He now has an active arrest warrant for the robbery of A&E Food Mart and homicide of of store owner Chung Lun Chiang also known as “Alan”. He [...]
New K-12 Private School For Learning Disabled To Open In Century
Student registration is now open for Century Academy, a new private non-profit K-12 school in Century. The school will open in August for the 2016-17 school year.
The school will specialize in teaching children diagnosed with autism and other related learning disabilities and will be located in the old Carver/Century K-8 School on Hecker [...]
Byrneville Elementary Celebrates Principal Beating Cancer
Byrneville Elementary School Principal Dee Wolfe-Sullivan had a really good day Wednesday. Less than 24 hours before arriving for work, she successfully completed breast cancer treatment.
Despite the daily radiation treatments, she never missed a day of school; she would come to work before leaving for her treatments.
Wednesday morning, she arrived to find her staff and [...]
Man Dies In Traffic Crash Near 10 Mile Road
A Pensacola man was killed in a traffic crash Wednesday night.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 24-year old Aaron James Streeter of Pensacola died when he lost control of his 1998 Ford Ranger on Holsberry Road south of Ten Mile Road. The FHP said he was traveling north on Holsberry when his truck left the [...]
Molino Man Facing Felony For Unlicensed Contracting During State Of Emergency
A Molino man has been arrested for allegedly acting as a contractor without a license during the state of emergency that was declared following the February tornadoes.
Kenneth Brian Malarik, Sr, was charged with felony unlicensed contracting during a state of emergency, felony grand theft and unpermitted construction. The charges were directly filed by the investigative [...]
Healthy Start: Signs Of Recovery In Century
Contractors have started work on tornado repairs to two buildings in Century used by the Healthy Start program.
The roof of the Healthy Start building at 511 Church Street was damaged during the EF-3 tornado that tore through Century on February 15. The county-owned building was cleaned, dried out and temporary tarps were [...]
Habitat Related Nonprofit May Provide Housing For Tornado Victims
Tornado victims in Century and Pensacola may get housing assistance from a group closely affiliated with Pensacola Habitat for Humanity.
The Northwest Florida Community Housing Development Corporation has asked Century and Escambia County to sign off on their plan to potentially provide housing for those left homeless following by the February EF3 tornadoes.
Specifically, Century and Escambia [...]
Murder Suspect Arrested In State Line Shooting Death
A suspect has been arrested in the state line shooting death of a young Flomaton man last week.
Devonte DeShawn Rollins, age 20 of Atmore, was taken into custody Monday afternoon for the April 19 shooting death of 18-year old Kenneth Harris, Jr. of Flomaton.
Flomaton Police Chief Bryan Davis said Rollins shot Harris in the back [...]
Atmore Police Detail High Speed Chase That Ended With Wreck On Bratt Dirt Road
[UPDATED] A high speed police chase that began in Atmore Sunday night ended with a rollover crash on a dirt road in Florida.
The Atmore Police Department reportedly chased the Chevrolet Colorado pickup truck into Florida at speeds reaching up to 100 mph on North Highway 99 just before 11 p.m.
Atmore Police said they attempted to [...]
Ransom Middle’s Grant Gill Named Escambia Student Volunteer Of The Year
The Escambia County School District Outstanding Student Volunteer of the Year is Grant Gill from Ransom Middle School. Gill volunteers at McArthur Elementary School.
For the past three years, Grant has started each school day two hours early before catching his bus to Ransom for the day. At McArthur, he volunteers with a very special group [...]