Tate High Showband Marches In Philadelphia Parade
The Tate High School Showband of the South marched in the 2014 Dunkin’ Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade in Philadelphia this morning. The parade was aired in the Philadelphia region on live television.
NorthEscambia.com will publish many more photos and a video Friday morning.
If you have photos to share from the band’s trip or the parade, email [...]
Sheriff’s Investigator Returns Priceless Braille Books To Minister; One Charged With Theft
Thanks to the work of an Escambia County Sheriff’s Office Investigator, a couple of priceless notebooks have been returned to a blind minister.
About a year ago, a car belonging to the wife of an evangelist in Century was burglarized. The car window was smashed and a number of items were stolen [...]
Fill The Mayflower Collects 70,335 Meals For Families
Manna Food Pantries has concluded their seventh annual Fill the Mayflower food drive. This year, Fill the Mayflower will help provide food for a day for 23,445 people. The food will be distributed through Manna’s four pantries, the Santa Rosa Backpack4Teens Program and Senior Hunger Program in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties.
Missing Pensacola Man Found Deceased Near Brewton
A missing Pensacola man last seen early Sunday morning has been found deceased near Brewton, AL, as the apparent result of a traffic accident.
Authorities said 39-year old Daniel Eric Doelker was found deceased Wednesday morning along with his vehicle in a deep ditch along Highway 31 near Creamer Dozier Service on Highway 31.
The Sheriff’s [...]
Suspect Jailed In Robbery Of Highway 97 Gas Station, Lillian Pharmacy
A suspect in the armed robbery of a North Escambia convenience store and a pharmacy in Lillian, AL, is now behind bars in north Mississippi.
William “Jake” McMillan, age 27, was jailed after allegedly committing an armed robbery in Choctaw County, MS. He was arrested after a high speed chase into Montgomery County, MS, and transferred [...]
Town of Century Employees Enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner
Employees, family and friends of the Town of Century enjoyed a non-traditional Thanksgiving dinner Tuesday afternoon. The group enjoyed grilled hamburgers and hot dogs with sides and desserts. NorthEscambia.com photos, click to enlarge.
Farm-City Thanksgiving Meals Distributed To 600 Families
As part of Farm-City week, 600 families in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties received full Thanksgiving meals Tuesday — much of it locally grown — thanks to the efforts of local farms, food banks and hundreds of FFA and 4-H students. Students from Tate High School’s FFA chapter and local 4-H clubs helped with the [...]
Fatal Shooting Under Investigation In Escambia County
A fatal shooting is under investigation in Escambia County.
A woman told deputies that she came home to her residence on Galvin Avenue Tuesday afternoon and found her boyfriend with multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced deceased on the scene by first responders.
The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office has said narcotics were found in the home, but [...]
ECSO: Molino Man Points Shotgun At Man, Kids Outside Dollar Store
A Molino man is accused of pointing a shotgun at a family, including three children ages 7-12, and threatening to kill them outside the Family Dollar Store in Cantonment.
Forest McCoy Hope, age 65 of Crabtree Church Road, was charged with four felony counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and one felony county of [...]
Execution Set For Escambia County Murderer
Gov. Rick Scott on Monday signed a death warrant for an Escambia County man found guilty of committing first-degree murder and sexual battery during a home-invasion robbery in 1993 in Escambia County.
Scott signed the warrant for Johnny Shane Kormondy, 42, to die by lethal injection on January 15. The execution will be the 21st since [...]
From The Farm To The City: A Thanksgiving Bounty For The Needy (With Gallery)
About 200 students from schools in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties worked in fields near Jay Monday to harvest turnips and bag sweet potatoes that will feed hundreds of needy families later this week for Thanksgiving.
The event at the University of Florida’s West Florida Research and Education Center was part of Farm-City Week, bringing the [...]