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 [...]
UWF Professor To Attend Makerspace Event At The White House Today
Thomas Asmuth, an assistant professor in the University of West Florida Department of Art, will participate in a roundtable discussion at the White House today during an event called “The Nation of Makers.”
Asmuth teaches new media at the University and works on art projects that meld science and technology.
He is also the founder and president [...]
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 [...]
Driver Serious After Cantonment Crash
One person was seriously injured in a single vehicle accident in Cantonment Monday morning.
The accident happened on County Road 97 near Lake Suzanne Driver when the driver of a Jeep lost control, left the roadway and rolled the vehicle upside down into a driveway. The female driver was transported by ambulance to an area hospital.
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 [...]
Two Injured In Highway 29 Crash Near Molino
Two people were injured in a two vehicle crash near Molino Sunday morning.
The accident happened about 7 a.m. when 23-year old Melanie Keesler pulled away from a stop sign on Barrineau Park Road in her Chrysler Sebring onto Highway 29 and into the path of Toyota Yaris driven by 48-year old Mark Mollere of Cantonment, [...]
Tate Showband Of The South Members Working Their Way To Hawaii
The Tate High School Showband of the South held car washes in five Cantonment area locations Saturday as they continue to raise money for a very special trip to Hawaii.
The band is headed to Hawaii in December to take part in the 75th Anniversary Pearl Harbor Mass Band. They will join bands from [...]
Northview Beats Blacksher 35-6 (With Gallery)
The Northview Chiefs beat the J.U. Blacksher Bulldogs 35-6 Friday night in Uriah, AL.
The Chiefs were first on the board with a 15-yard touchdown run, and the Bulldogs slipped in a TD but missed the extra point…giving Northview a 7-6 advantage heading into the half.
Northiew’s Dereck Marshman, in his first game as head coach, said [...]