Two Arrested, One Wanted After Car Stolen In Florida, Burned in Alabama
Two people have been arrested and authorities are looking for a third man in connection with a vehicle that was stolen in Florida early Tuesday morning and burned a short time later in Alabama.
The incident began about 1:30 a.m. after the female victim pickup up acquaintance Dale Lynn Carnley, age 32 of Flomaton, and former [...]
McDavid Man Sentenced For 2013 SWAT Standoff
A McDavid man that held the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team at bay for hours last year has been sentenced.
After finding 55-year old Gary Daniel Griffis competent to stand trail, he was sentenced by Judge Ross Goodman to 10 years probation.
Back in August 2013, the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office responded to an unknown type [...]
One Of Two Defendants Enters Plea In Molino Murder
One of two people charged with a Molino murder has entered a plea and is set for sentencing.
Debra Burge, 24, has pleaded no contest to a lesser charge of second degree murder charge in the death of Harvey Ray Smith. She was originally charged with first degree murder. She will be sentenced in December.
He co-defendant, [...]
Nine Mile Road To Be Four-Laned From Highway 29 To Beulah Road
A long awaited project has been funded that will widen Nine Mile Road to four lanes from Beulah Road all the way back to Highway 29.
The Florida Department of Transportation’s Five-Year Work Plan includes $42 million for the project that, coupled with funds from Escambia County, will complete the entire project, including a a previously [...]
Century Council Approves $5.1 Million Budget At Public Forum…With No Public
The Town of Century Monday night gave final approval to a budget for the next fiscal year that’s up about 16 percent over this year and $2.2 million greater than the previous budget year.
The approval came after a public forum…with no member of the public present. There was no one but our NorthEscambia.com [...]
Walnut Hill Town Hall Meeting Explores Use Of LOST Dollars In Escambia
The first in a series of Local Option Sales Tax public meetings was held Monday night in Walnut Hill with Escambia County Commissioner Steven Barry and a host of county officials.
The county is holding the meetings over the next several weeks to inform residents more about what LOST dollars have done over the last several [...]
Six Injured In Two Vehicle Crash Near Northview High
Six people were injured in a two vehicle crash near Northview High School Monday afternoon.
All of the injuries in the 4:15 crash at West Highway 4 and Pine Barren Road were considered minor. Four people were transported by Escambia County EMS and Atmore Ambulance to Atmore Community Hospital, and two reportedly went to Atmore Community [...]
Century Man Gets Prison Time For Stolen Car Burned When Lighter Sparks Stolen Gas Can In The Backseat
A Century man will spend the next few years in jail for stealing a car that was accidentally burned after a a cigarette lighter was used to illuminate the passenger compartment, which contained a stolen gas can.
Joshua Jackson Grimes, 31, was convicted by an Escambia County jury of grand theft of a motor [...]
Pedestrian In Critical Condition After Being Struck By Vehicle On Highway 29
A pedestrian was critically injured when he was struck by a vehicle on Highway 29 north of 10 Mile Road just after 11:00 Sunday night.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 20-year old Hailey Moriah Lambeth of Flomaton, AL, was traveling north in the inside lane of Highway 29 in a 2011 Honda Accord when she [...]
Northview Schedules Homecoming Parade; Entries Accepted Now
The sixth annual Northview High School Homecoming Parade has been scheduled for Friday, October 3.
The parade will line up at noon and travel from Bratt Elementary School to Northview High. Entries are being accepted now; there is no cost to enter. For a printable entry form, click here. Entries are due [...]
Reimagine Century Breathes New Life Into A Community In Need
Reimagine Century’s goal was to breathe new life into Century, where the faithful reached out to touch the hearts and lives of area residents in need.
That goal appeared to have been reached both spiritually and literally Saturday as a young woman gave birth in an ambulance at Century’s Showalter Park during the event. (We are [...]