2013 In Photos: March

December 31, 2013

All this week, we are looking back at the photos that were in the news in 2013. Today, we are featuring photos from March.

LifeFlight prepares to transport a Century stabbing victim.

The Northwest Florida Water Management District intended to burn about 338 acres within the Perdido River Water Management Area.

The Florida Special Olympics Torch Run began in Century during March.

Sodbuster radish grows in a field near Highway 97 and Highway 29 in Molino.

The Escambia County Equestrian Center was dedicated as the  “James C. Robinson Escambia County Equestrian Center”.

The Bigfoot monster truck visited Alto Products in Atmore.

A track meet at Northview High School.

The Chiefs beat Jay 2-1 during a March game.

Firefighters responded to the smell of smoke in the Molino Fire Station.

Marty “Margaret” White of WXBM with Confederate Railroad at Beulahfest.

Greg Litton, former major league player for the San Francisco Giants, Seattle Mariners and the Boston Red Sox. tossed the first pitch of the year for the Cantonment baseball program.

March also brought Opening Day for NWE in Walnut Hill.

Food for America from the Northview High FFA introduced over 1,100 local students to agriculture.

Two time Super Bowl champ Anthony Pleasant addresses the Northview Chiefs during their annual football banquet.

Volunteer firefighters underwent hands 0n LifeFlight training in Walnut Hill.

Northview beat Jay in softball.

Firefighters battle a garage fire in Cantonment.

A 53-year old Century driver hit the local post office.

Hundreds of people attended the annual Blue Jacket Jamboree sponsored by the Northview FFA Alumni.

A woman survived after flipping her vehicle of a bridge near Atmore into a creek below.

The track and field portion of the Escambia County Specials Olympics was held at Tate High School.

The Tate Lady Aggies went 3-14 in the North Florida Classic in Tallahassee.

Century Correctional Institution Officer Tony deGraaf (in hat) and  Assistant Warden Robert Flores read to a kindergarten class at Jay Elementary School as part of Read Across America Day.

The Blue Angels practiced for their upcoming season in March, unsure of their future due to budget cuts.

A dance group performs during the annual talent show at Northview High School.

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team conducted a training exercise with an Escambia County school bus.

A wildfire destroyed a house in Byrneville.

This bridge on Highway 164 between Walnut Hill and McDavid was closed for repairs.

Nine tons of free food was distributed in Century.

The Poarch Creek Indians donated to four Escambia County, FL, schools.


Pictured top inset: Melinda Wall McGhee’s mother Ouida and her sister, Lisa Wooten, sit quietly behind pictures of McGhee during a press conference marking the 10th anniversary of her disappearance.


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