Area Residents Encouraged To Welcome VIP Train Next Week
A special “inspection train” will ride the rails from New Orleans to Jacksonville next week in advance preparation for the possible return of passenger rail service to cities like Pensacola and Atmore.
And the City of Atmore is doing much more than rolling out the red carpet, asking residents of the Atmore and North [...]
Highway 4 Railroad Crossing Closed; Dozen More Closing Next Week
The railroad crossing on East Highway 4 in Century is closed, and a dozen more crossings in North Escambia will close next week for repairs.
The Highway 4 crossing will be closed today, possibly opening temporarily overnight, and will be closed until work completion on Thursday. CSX is making crossing repairs and replacing railroad ties.
Authorities Search For Missing Teen
The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency has issued an emergency missing child alert for a Brewton teen.
Brooke Lee Bridge is a 16-year old white female with blue hair. She was last seen wearing a t-shirt and black sweatpants at her family home in Brewton around 11 p.m. on Sunday. She has brown eyes, is 5′3″ and [...]
Three Charged In Shots Fired Disturbance At Century Apartments
Three people were arrested after a fight broke out at a Century apartment complex that ended with shots fired from a shotgun.
Taurus Marquis Davis, 19, was charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, battery and firing a weapon on residential property. Sammie Shaunta Moorer, 29, was charged with two counts of [...]
BMX Bike Show Encourages Northview High Students
“Bring Your ‘A Game’ to School” was the message Northview High School students heard Monday afternoon as a BMX performance team brought their high flying and flipping tricks to the school gym.
The positive-message, high energy program encouraged students to pay attention to their “A Game” — with the “A” in “A Game” standing for alliance, [...]
Elections Officials: Get Ready For March 15 Primary Election
Elections officials from Escambia, Santa Rosa Okaloosa counties held a joint press conference Monday in Pensacola to discuss the upcoming Presidential Preference Primary on Tuesday, March 15,
Slower mail delivery means voters that choose to vote-by-mail will need to make sure their ballots will reach their local election’s office before the 7 p.m. March 15 deadline. [...]
Over A Dozen Railroad Crossings To Close For Repair
[UPDATE 9:15 a.m.] Over a dozen railroad crossings will be closed at some time during the couple of of weeks for repairs from McDavid north through Century, including Highway 4 beginning Tuesday.
Highway 4 will be closed at the crossing just east of Highway 29 from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday and [...]
Fire Destroys Church Van In Century
A church van went up in flames Sunday afternoon in Century. The Greater Union Missionary Church van burst into flames as the driver was pulling off North Century Boulevard at the New Life Christian Center. There were no passengers in the van at the time of the fire. Reader submitted photo (top) and NorthEscambia.com photos [...]
Molino Road To Be Closed For Bridge Replacement
The temporary closure of Molino Road for the replacement of a 58-year old bridge has been approved.
The Florida Department of Transportation and Escambia County have signed off on the project to replace the bridge over Penasula Creek, west of Highway 29 between 4 Star Farm Road and Sunshine Hill Road.
The bridge has reached a level [...]
Man Robs Store With Fake Gun, Gets Shot By Clerk’s Real One
The morning didn’t go too well for a man who decided to use a fake gun to rob a store and was shot in the neck by a store clerk before he fled the business.
The incident occurred around 2:25 a.m. at the Beacon Store, 1101 W. Cervantes Street. A store clerk told police he shot [...]
Suspect Used Girlfriend As Shield From Gunfire; Piggly Wiggly Robbery Unclear
Law enforcement officials in several states are still piecing together the story of a Missouri couple that was dubbed by the national media and federal authorities as a modern-day Bonnie and Clyde. But one piece of the puzzle that has not fallen into place just yet is the Wednesday robbery of the Piggly Wiggly grocery [...]