Northview Forfeits At Maplesville In 3rd: ‘It Was No Longer A Game’
The Northview Chiefs walked out in the third quarter and forfeited their game Friday night against Maplesville, AL, giving the Red Devils a 21-0 win.
“At that point, it was no longer a game,” said Northview Principal Gayle Weaver, who made the decision to end the game. “I’m sorry it happened, but it was no longer [...]
$438 Million: New Budget Year Begins Today For Escambia County And Century
It’s the first day of a the new budget year for both Escambia County and Century.
The fiscal year 2016-2017 budget for Escambia County is $434 million — $million higher than last year and up $78 million over 2013.
About one-fourth of the budget will go toward crime — $55.5 million to the Sheriff’s Office [...]
One Injured In 90 & 9 Ranch Road Traffic Crash
One person was injured in a single vehicle rollover accident Friday at 90 & Ranch Road and Old Chemstrand Road. The driver was transported to an area hospital with injuries that were no considered life threatening. Further information has not been released by the Florida Highway Patrol. NorthEscambia.com photos by Kristi Barbour, click [...]
Jay Woman Killed In Wreck
A Santa Rosa County woman was killed in a two vehicle crash Thursday afternoon near Chumuckla.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 15-year old Katlynn Brianna Hobbs of Jay was traveling eastbound on Highway 182 near Griswold Road in a 2007 Chevrolet Colorado. Hobbs slowed to make a left turn without signaling as 41-year old Robert [...]
Century Health And Rehab Honors First Responders At Cookout
The Century Health and Rehabilitation Center hosted a free cookout for first responders Thursday. The cookout honored local area fire, EMT, and law enforcement employees and volunteers.
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Farm Bureau Distinguished Service Award Presented To County Administrator Brown
Escambia County Administrator Jack Brown was presented the Distinguished Service Award for outstanding service to rural Escambia County by the Escambia County Farm Bureau during their annual meeting Thursday night in Molino. Photo Pictured with Jack Brown (middle) are Farm Bureau leaders Jimmy Cunningham (left) and Brett Ward. Photo for NorthEscambia.com, click to enlarge.
Kena Spivey, 2, Loses Battle With Cancer
Kena Spivey, age 2, lost her battle to cancer Thursday morning. We introduced your to Kena and her unlikely friend, Bryant Cooper, in previous stories here on NorthEscambia.com.
In late October of 2014, Bryant was a happy, focused young man with a love for football. And John Deere…that love was strong enough that he [...]
ECUA Encourages Proper Recycling Participation
ECUA’s Interim Materials Recycling Facility, or IMRF, is up and running at the Perdido Landfill. ECUA is encouraging customers enrolled in the recycling program to resume the separation of their recyclables .
The collaborative effort between ECUA and Escambia County is a state-of-the-art facility that will have the capacity to recycle up to 40,000 [...]
Two Injured In Nine Mile, I-10 Crash
Two people were injured in a two vehicle crash Wednesday night on Nine Mile Road at I-10.
The two injured persons were transported to area hospital by Escambia County EMS following the crash about 8:40 p.m.
One driver was observed being taken into custody by the Florida Highway Patrol. It was not know what, if any charges, [...]
Northview To Hold Fish Fry Benefit For Byars
Northview High School will hold a benefit Fish Fry Lunch on Monday, October 10 for Kay Byars, cancer patient and wife of Northview teacher and FFA sponsor Perry Byars.
Plates will include two fish fillets, cole slaw, baked beans hush puppies and a dessert for $7. The Northview High School cafeteria will be open from 10 [...]