Century Man Charged With Attacking Girlfriend’s Car With Concrete Rabbit
A Century man is facing a felony weapons charge for allegedly attacking his girlfriend’s windshield with a concrete rabbit.
When deputies arrived at a disturbance on Hudson Hill Road, they found 19-year old Austin Mosley standing in the street and claiming that he had just been ran over by his 24-year old girlfriend. He told deputies [...]
Town Allocates Funds To Spruce Up Century Business Center
The Town of Century is sprucing up their local business incubator, as plans will soon breathe new life into an old facility that’s sat empty and unused for years.
The former school complex on Pond Street was known as the “Habitat for Opportunity Building”, a rather awkward name, that the town council recently voted to rename [...]
One Injured In Highway 97 Rollover Accident
One person was injured in a single vehicle rollover crash on Highway 97 Sunday afternoon.
The driver of a Chevrolet Avalanche was northbound on Highway 97 when he apparently ran off the shoulder of the road, over-corrected, crossed back over the highway and then flipped the vehicle numerous times into a muddy field.
The driver was transported [...]
Reimagine Century To Return Next Month
In just a few short weeks, the faithful will reach out during Reimagine Century to touch the hearts and lives of area residents in need.
“Reimagine Century is going to be better than last year. It’s going to be an event where businesses, the community, agencies, industries and churches come together to not only bless the [...]
Barrineau Park Community Teams Up To Clean Up
The Barrineau Park community is just a little bit nicer , thanks a volunteer cleanup effort Saturday for Earth Day involving the Honeysuckle Garden Club, Barrineau Park Historical Society, Barrineau Park 4-H, and Clean and Green of Escambia County.
Volunteers fanned out across the community, working through the morning collecting trash from [...]
Storms Cut Power For Thousands
Gulf Power Company reported over 18,000 customers without power in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties following a line of storms Saturday afternoon.
One of the largest single outages was in the Molino area where about 2,000 customers were out from Quinette Road north to South Pine Barren Road and along Highway 97.
By midnight, less than 3,000 [...]
Oil Field Worker Severely Burned In Saturday Fire
An oil field worker was critically injured in a fire Saturday morning outside Flomaton, AL. The worker as transported to Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola and then transferred to the USA Burn Center in Mobile.
The fire occurred at an oil facility off Wolf Log Road. When the first firefighters arrived on scene, they found an [...]
Escambia County Honors Longtime Firefighter KC Fehl
The Escambia County Commission has issued a proclamation in honor of longtime volunteer fireman K.C. Fehl upon his retirement.
Fehl retired from Escambia County Fire Rescue on April 1 after 28 years of service. He joined the Cantonment Volunteer Fire Department in January 1987 after his interest in fire service was sparked by a neighbor’s yard [...]
April Is Distracted Driver Awareness Month
Keep your hands on the wheel, eyes on the road and mind on driving — that’s the message the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) and the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) want motorists to remember this April during Distracted Driver Awareness Month.
Distracted driving crashes in Florida have increased 25 percent since 2012. [...]
Escambia Looks To Increase Volunteer Response, Staff Some Stations With Career Firefighters
Change is coming to fire services in Escambia County, but exactly what those charges are remain to be seen.
For the past few weeks, the firefighter’s union, the volunteers and county administration have held a series of meetings working to solve a few undeniable facts– some emergency calls for help are not being answered, the number [...]