Cantonment Woman Trapped Under Overturned Vehicle At Kingsfield Bridge
A Cantonment woman was critically injured in a single vehicle crash into a ravine Sunday night.
Bonnie Judson, 30, was westbound on Kingsfield Road just after 7:00 p.m. when she ran off the roadway in her 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer and hit a guardrail, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The vehicle continued to travel westbound and [...]
Century Candidates Campaign On A Budget For Tuesday Election
It’s been a campaign on a budget for two town council candidates on the ballot Tuesday in Century.
Kevin Stead and Luis Gomez, Jr. are facing off for the Seat 2 on the town council, a non-partisan office.
Stead currently holds the seat on an interim basis, appointed as the temporary replacement for Annie Savage, who [...]
Cantonment Man Trapped In Early Morning Crash
A Cantonment man was seriously injured in a single vehicle rollover crash early Sunday morning
The Florida Highway Patrol said 43-year old Daniel Goodale lost control on Jacks Branch Road near Old Bridge Road, ran off the roadway and struck a culvert about 12:15 a.m. Officials said 2003 Nissan Altima then went airborne for almost 100 [...]
Ashlan Harigel Named Miss NHS 2017 (With Photo Gallery)
Ashlan Harigel was crowned Miss NHS 2017 Saturday night at Northview High School.
Brianna Smith was named first runner-up, while Morgan Myrick was named second runner-up from among 11 contestants. Other members of the Top 5 were Ashtyn Carnley and Hadley Woodfin.
Other awards were presented as follows:
Miss Congeniality – Alyssa Borelli
Miss Hospitality – Brianna Smith
Miss Physical [...]
Hundreds Attend Annual Farm Auction (With Photo Gallery)
Hundreds of people attended the 43rd Annual Walnut Hill Ruritan Club Farm Equipment Auction Saturday in Walnut Hill.
Farm equipment, lawn and garden equipment, household items and more were sold at auction during the event, which is held each year on the last Saturday of February. All proceeds from the auction benefit the Walnut Hill Ruritan [...]
No Serious Injuries In Two Motorcycle Crash
There were no serious injuries reported in a two-motorcycle crash Saturday morning west of Century.
The accident was reported about 11:05 a.m. on Highway 168 near Wawbeek Road. One of the motorcycles came to rest on its side in a ditch following the crash.
There was no official information on the cause of the crash from the [...]
Northview Chiefs Football Players Clean Up Century Health And Rehab
Members of the Northview High School Chiefs football team volunteered Saturday morning at the Century Health and Rehabilitation Center. The cleaned out both around and in the fishing pond, and cleaned up and cleared out around the center’s courtyard.
“We are now ready for spring and fishing,” Century Health and Rehab Activities Director Mae Hildreth said. [...]
Early Morning Fire Destroys Flomaton Home
An early morning destroyed a home on in Flomaton.
The home, on Pecan Leaf Lane off Highway 113, was fully involved when the first 911 call was received just after 5:30 a.m.. The home was total loss.
Authorities said the home was currently unoccupied. There were no injuries reported.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
The Flomaton [...]
IP Explosion Caused $50 Million In Damage; Repairs Not Complete
It will take up to three months and $50 million for International Paper to recover from the January 22 explosion at their Cantonment mill.
The explosion caused significant structural damage to the largest pulp digester and the power house, bringing operations at the mill to a halt for just over a week.
The power house has been [...]
U.S. Marshals Arrest Molino Man Wanted In Two States
A Molino man wanted in two states was captured in Pensacola Friday with the help of U.S. Marshals.
Jeremy Clint Hatfield, 26, was wanted on outstanding warrant in Escambia County, AL, and Escambia County, FL.
U.S. Marshals said earlier in the week authorities in Escambia County, AL, tried to serve a warrant on Hatfield, but he [...]
Middle School Teacher Busted For Marijuana Found Under Her Desk
An Atmore middle school teacher was arrested Friday morning after marijuana was found under her classroom desk, according to the Escambia County (AL) Sheriff’s Office.
Kimberly McKay Downey, 49, was charged with second-degree possession of marijuana. She was booked into the Escambia County Detention Center in Brewton and was later released on [...]
‘Golden Cow Dung Award’ Presented To EWMS Assistant Principal
Ernest Ward Middle School Assistant Principal Virkeisha Palmer received the eighth annual “Golden Cow Dung Award” from members of the Ernest Ward FFA. The award presented Thursday afternoon featured a large piece of cow dung, painted a golden color and mounted on a board painted in [...]
Early Morning Fire Rips Through Atmore Home
Fire ripped through a home in the 100 block of Marshall Avenue in Atmore early Friday morning.
The fire was reported just before 1 a.m. The roof of the home had partially collapsed before first responders arrived minutes later, reporting flames some 30 feet into the air.
The home was a total loss. There were no injuries [...]
One Critical After Highway 29 Molino Wreck
One person was seriously injured in a two vehicle crash Wednesday night on Highway 29 near Barrineau Park Road near Molino.
One vehicle, a Jeep Grand Cherokee, came to rest off the roadway in a ditch, while a car came to rest deep in a wooded area after the crash. The driver of that vehicle, an [...]