Century Resident Jailed After Threatening To Kill Man With A Toy Gun
A Century man was jailed after allegedly threatening to kill another man with toy gun.
James Mitchell, 68, was charged with aggravated assault with the intent to commit a felony. He was released from the Escambia County Jail on bond.
The victim told deputies he was walking on Jefferson Avenue in front of Mitchell’s residence when Mitchell [...]
Putting It On The Line – It’s Lineworker Appreciation Day
Today, Gulf Power and the State of Florida will recognize the contributions and dedication of lineworkers during Lineworker Appreciation Day, a day set-aside by the state Legislature in 2012.
Gulf Power will pay special tribute to almost 200 employees that work on the company’s 9,000 miles of transmission and distribution lines between Pensacola and Panama City, [...]
Two Teens Sentenced For Burglaries That Led To Shots Fired, Fiery Molino Wreck
Two of three juveniles have been sentenced on multiple charges for their part in burglaries and a shots fired incident that led to a fiery two vehicle crash in Molino in late 2015.
Tracy Deshawn Lett, Jr. of Pensacola, Mariachi Jerrell Chambers of Cantonment, both age 17, were sentenced as youthful offenders by Circuit Judge Scott [...]
Man Gets 40 Years For 2014 Beulah Murder
An Escambia County man has been sentenced to four decades in prison for a 2014 murder in Beulah.
Terrance Soles was by Circuit Judge John Miller to 40 years in state prison with 25 years as a minimum mandatory sentence to be served day for day. On June 3, Soles was convicted by an Escambia County [...]
Century Applying For $1.3 Million In Grants
The Town of Century is currently seeking grants totaling just over $1.3 million for tornado recovery.
The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity has made $600,483 in emergency funding available for recovery efforts following the February 15 EF-3 tornado. The application process for Century is basically a formality…the state has announced that Century is the only local [...]
FDOT Installs Signs, Lowers Speed Limit To Help Stop Highway 29 Truck Rollovers
The Florida Department of Transportation is working on their next step to address a problem with a North Century Boulevard curve that has seen multiple semi-truck rollovers.
A FDOT contractor has installed “Curve 30 Mph” signs both north and southbound approaching a curve near Jackson Street, and north and southbound near a curve just [...]
Water Main Leak Slows Molino Traffic
Traffic on Highway 95A near the Molino Community Complex was slowed Tuesday evening as Molino Utilities crews repaired a water main leak. We are told the leak was not significant enough to require a boil water notice. Reader submitted photos for NorthEscambia.com, click to enlarge.
Recycling Is Back (With Facility Photo Gallery)
ECUA and Escambia County held a held a kick-off ceremony Monday to mark the opening of ECUA’s Interim Materials Recycling Facility, or IMRF, at the Perdido Landfill.
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 tons of materials per year.
For a photo [...]
Century To Consider Hiring Attorney For Task Force Members Charged With Sunshine Law Violation
The Century Town Council has scheduled a special meeting to discuss the legal representation of four volunteer task for ce members charged last week with noncriminal violations of the Florida Government in the Sunshine Law.
Alfonzie Cottrell, Helen Mincy, Sylvia Godwin, and Robert Mitchell were charged by the State Attorney’s Office with having a public meeting [...]
Century Splash Pad Installation Underway
Work is finally underway on the installation of a splash pad in Century after months of weather related delays.
Town officials had hoped that the splash pad would be up and running by the start of summer, but they said an EF-3 tornado that struck the town in February delayed the process. Town [...]