Man Facing Additional Charges For Stealing From Employer
An Escambia County man previous charged with stealing from his employer and fraudulently using an EBT cards has been arrested in two additional theft and fraud cases.
Barry Paul Fehr, 53, was employed at Highway Specialties, Inc. on Pine Barren Barren Road in McDavid since 2001.
Fehr allegedly billed a contractor using Highway Specialties letterhead after representing [...]
Tate Lady Aggies Win District 1-7A Softball Championship
The Tate High School Lady Aggies won the District 1-7A softball championship Monday night 6-4 over Niceville.
In the fifth inning, Tate’s Casey McCrackin hit a three-run homer, followed by a home run from Savannah Rowell. Tate hitters were Casey McCrackin 1-3, 2R, 3 RBI; Savannah Rowell 1-3, R, RBI; Tori Perkins 1-4, 2 RBI; [...]
Highway 29 Crash Slows Afternoon Traffic In Cantonment
One person received minor injuries in a two vehicle crash that caused rush hour traffic problems in Cantonment Monday afternoon.
The accident occurred at Highway 29 and Muscogee Road just before 5 p.m., closing most of the intersection for over an hour. One person was transported by Escambia County EMS to an area hospital with injuries [...]
Statewide Computer Based Student Testing Fails – Again
Statewide computer-based testing was once again down Monday morning in Florida, causing school districts across the state to delay or postpone testing in grades 5-10.
A technical problem prevented schools from logging into the testing server, according to Escambia County School Superintendent Malcolm Thomas.
“Because of the time zone difference between here and South Florida, we knew [...]
Century Correctional Inmate Labor Saves Thousands For Schools
Inmate work crews from Century Correctional Institution are continuing to provide thousands of dollars worth of labor to towns and schools in the North Escambia area.
Recently, CCI inmates completed several projects on the Northview High School campus. They cleaned overgrown foliage from around the school’s retention pond, which school officials said had become [...]
Weekend Livestock Show Award Winners Announced
Award winners have been announced from Saturday’s Gulf Coast Agriculture and Natural Resources Youth Organization (GCA & NRYO) Spring Livestock Show in Molino. The complete list is below.
For an earlier story about the show, click here.
Pictured is Haylee Weaver and her 1,425 pound Grand Champion Market Streer named “Breakaway”.
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Rain Doesn’t Dampen Spirits At Greater Escambia Relay For Life (With Photo Gallery)
Rain may have forced te Greater Escambia Relay for Life from outdoors at Tate High to indoors at the Pensacola Fairgrounds this year, but that didn’t dampen the spirits of hundreds of people “relaying” together to raise funds for the American Cancer Society.
At last report, the 44 teams and nearly 500 participants had raised over [...]
Youth Livestock Show Held At New 4-H Barns In Molino (With Photo Gallery)
The Gulf Coast Agriculture and Natural Resources Youth Organization (GCA & NRYO) Spring Livestock Show was held Saturday in Molino. It was the first youth livestock show and sale at the newly complete 4-H barns on South Highway 99 just north of Chalker Road.
FFA and 4-H youth ages 8-18 exhibited rabbits, [...]
Scott: Area Gained 5,500 Jobs During Past Year
Gov. Rick Scott announced Friday that the Pensacola metro area experienced positive annual job growth over the year, with 5,500 new jobs added as of March 2015.
The metro area’s unemployment rate declined by 1.1 percentage point over the year, from 6.4 percent in March 2014 to 5.3 percent in March 2015. [...]
Molino Man Seriously Injured In Crash Trying To Avoid Dog
A Molino was seriously injured in a single vehicle crash in Cantonment Friday morning.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 54-year old William Kite of Molino was northbound on Jacks Branch Road approaching Pepin Lane about 9:35 a.m. A white dog was in the center of the northbound lane, so Kite swerved to the shoulder where [...]