Former Tate Football Coach Arrested On Multiple Child Sex Charges
A former Tate High School football coach and church leader has been arrested on multiple child sex offenses against multiple victims. Offenses allegedly occurred in locations that include the Tate High School locker room..
Charlie Mabern Hamrick, 54, is facing charges that include three counts of providing obscene material to minors, multiple counts of lewd and [...]
ECSO: Woman Pulls Machete On Man Outside Century Business
A woman was jailed after allegedly threatening a man with a machete in the parking lot of a Century gas station Monday afternoon.
Sandra Ann Delafosse was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and possession of drug paraphernalia following the 2:50 p.m. incident at the Century Food Mart in the 7900 block of North [...]
Partly Sunny, Mid 80’s Today; Storms Moving In Thursday
Here is your official North Escambia area forecast:
Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night: Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind around 5 mph.
Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, [...]
Drivers Hits And Kills Two Cows After Vandals Open Gate
A driver struck and killed two cows near Walnut Hill Tuesday morning after vandals apparently let them out of their pasture.
The pickup truck driver refused EMS at the scene after he struck the two black cows before daybreak on Gobbler Road, just off Highway 97. The two cows were part of herd of 180 in [...]
ESCO: Help ID Man In Photos With Missing Teen
UPDATE: The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying the man in these photographs. He is seen (above) with missing 14-year old Hanna Violet Redmon.
Redmon was reported missing on Sunday, and the pictures appear to have been taken on Monday.
The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s [...]
Florida Special Olympics Torch Run Begins In Century
The 2017 Law Enforcement Torch Run in support of Florida Special Olympics began in Century Monday morning.
The torch run started at the Florida/Alabama state line in the Food Giant parking lot about 7:30 a.m. Monday. Employees from Century Correctional Institution and the Escambia County Sheriff’s [...]
Prom Night Heroes Save Woman From Burning Home
Three young Escambia County, AL, residents are being called heroes after saving a woman from a burning home on their way back from a high school prom Saturday night.
They were on their way back from the W.S. Neal High School Prom when they noticed the fire. It was prom night for senior Ryley Fore, 18. [...]
Portion Of Hwy 21 To Be Named For Slain Holman Correctional Officer
A portion of Alabama Highway 21 near Atmore will be named the “Alabama Correctional Officer Kenneth L. Bettis Memorial Highway”.
Bettis, 44, was assaulted and stabbed by an inmate at the Holman Correctional Facility on September 1, 2016, after refusing to serve the inmate an extra lunch tray. He died from his injury on September 16.
Home Invasion Suspect Held At Gunpoint Until Deputies Arrive
An Escambia County, AL, homeowner held a home invasion suspect at gunpoint in his living room until deputies arrived.
The Phill Road homeowner told the Escambia County (AL) Sheriff’s Office that his family was sleeping about 2 a.m. Saturday when they were awakened by the sound of breaking glass and realized that someone was inside their [...]
Molino Head Start Commits To Two More Years
The Escambia County Commission has agreed to extend the low cost lease for the Head Start program in Molino.
The Community Action Program Committee, Inc. first leased the property next to the Molino Library on Highway 95A in April 2014 for Head Start. A grand opening for the program was held in October 2014 after renovations [...]
Escambia Schools Honor Volunteers, Partners
The 2017 Escambia County School District Appreciation Luncheon was held recently to thank volunteers, mentors, business and community partners and teachers.
Those honored from the North Escambia area included:
Jim Allen Elementary
Teacher of the Year – Lacey Brown
Adult Volunteeer - LessLee Earnest
Senior Volunteer – Jill Hale
Bratt Elementary School
Adult Volunteer – Bonnie Reaves
Senior Volunteer – Carolyn Loggins
Partner – Walnut [...]
Blue Jacket Jamboree Is Saturday, Vendors Still Accepted
The Northview High School FFA Blue Jacket Jamboree is this Saturday at the Escambia County 4-H Facility in Molino.
The event will be held from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. with plenty of arts and crafts, a car show, a tractor show and more. An Egg Drop will be held at noon, with over 2,000 Easter [...]
Vandals Strike Century’s Anthony Pleasant Park
The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a case of vandalism at Century’s Anthony Pleasant Park.
Someone spray painted references to “Weed” along with vulgarities and obscene images around the football field, including on the press box, press box window and a light pole. They also destroyed a custom made “Century, Home of the Blackcats” sign [...]