Two Sentenced For Theft Of Molino Teen’s Kart Racing Gear
Two people have been sentenced in connection with the May 2013 theft of kart racing gear from a Molino teen.
Amos Dewayne Sellers, age 34 of Pensacola and Lake Daniel Brooks, age 23 of Cantonment, were both charged with burglary and grand theft following the incident.
Both men entered pleas of no contest to the [...]
Escambia, AL, Animal Shelter Now Empty, 200 Animals Gone Days Before Closure
The animal shelter in Flomaton is quiet today…almost 200 animals either adopted out or pulled by another rescue group. The Humane Society of Escambia County (Ala.) announced in July that it will no longer operate the shelter as of the end of the August.
“When we saw ourselves a month ago with no future [...]
Century Man Threatens To Kill Deputies, Every Cop That He Sees
A Century man is behind bars on a weapons charge after allegedly threatening to kill multiple Escambia County Sheriff’s deputies and every cop that he saw.
Aaron Tyrone Madison, Jr., 31, was charged with possession of a concealed weapon by a convicted felon and criminal mischief with property damage.
An Escambia County Sheriff’s deputy observed a four [...]
Valentino Off Escambia Commission; School Board Seat Still Undecided; Rep. Miller Wins
One Escambia County commissioner was unseated and a school board race is head back to the ballot following Tuesday’s primary voting in Escambia County. And Congressman Jeff Miller easily cruised past his Republican challenger on his way to the November ballot.
Only 17 percent of registered voters in Escambia County voted in Tuesday’s primary.
Escambia Commission District [...]
10 Years After Arriving In America, New Citizen Votes For The First Time
Ten years to the day since Cesar Gonzalez came to America from Colombia, South America, he voted in his first election Tuesday in Century.
Gonzalez became a naturalized citizen on November 9, 2012, and registered to vote in the lobby of the courthouse immediately following the ceremony. Tuesday he showed his identification, just like [...]
Man Charged In Santa Rosa Homicide; Trio Was Playing With Shotgun
One person has been arrested in connection with a homicide Monday night in Santa Rosa County.
James “Hunter” Gates, 20, was charged with homicide-negligent manslaughter, using a firearm under the influence of alcohol and possession of alcohol by a person under 21.
The Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting incident about 10:15 [...]
Nine Mile Road Emergency Repairs Rescheduled
Emergency repairs on Nine Mile Road (Hwy 90)between the Escambia River Bridge and Scenic Highway in Escambia County have been rescheduled to a later date. All lanes will open to traffic as Florida Department of Transportation personnel reevaluate the construction project in order to reduce traffic impacts and minimize delays.
Gas Franchise Dispute: Century Working To Analyze Pensacola Energy Data
The natural gas franchise dispute between Century and Pensacola is continuing.
Pensacola Energy currently provides natural gas service to three schools and one commercial customer in Bratt and Walnut Hill, plus 43 residential customers — all within the Town of Century’s exclusive [...]
Juvenile Justice Cancels Contract With Controversial Provider In Santa Rosa County
The Florida Department of Juvenile Justice has canceled a contract with a controversial operator of a 40-bed residential facility in Santa Rosa County, with potentially far-reaching implications for the way the state rehabilitates juvenile offenders.
Department officials said the Santa Rosa Substance Abuse Treatment Center hadn’t corrected problems involving safety and security for the 14- to [...]
Florida, Alabama Officers Pledge To Crack Down On Drunk, Unsafe Driving
Law enforcement agencies from Florida and Alabama met Monday at the I-10 Florida Welcome Center to mark the kickoff of the “Hands Across the Border” campaign toe promote safe Labor Day driving.
Drunk driving is one of America’s deadliest crimes – in 2013, there were nearly 1,000 alcohol related fatalities across Florida, according to Florida’s Department [...]
Firefighters Battle Shed Fire
Fire destroyed a storage shed at a home near Walnut Hill Monday afternoon.
A shed located in the front yard of a home in the 3600 block of Seals Road was reported to be engulfed in flames about 5:25 p.m. The approximately 10×20 shed had burned to the ground by the time the first firefighters arrived [...]
Man Arrested On Drug, Weapons Charges; Pair Charged With Child Abuse
A Molino man has been arrested on several drug and weapons charges. And he’s also charged, along with a woman, for allegedly smoking marijuana and leaving their stash within the reach of a child.
The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office responded to Countri Lane for a welfare check on a woman that had not been seen in [...]
Escambia Firefighters, EMS Crews Work To Keep School Zones Safe
Escambia County Fire Rescue and Escambia County EMS units were in school zones across the county with lights flashing as a reminder to drivers to slow down during the first week of school. In an email to NorthEscambia.com, Jim Allen Elementary School offered a special thanks to the crew of Escambia Fire Rescue Engine 4 [...]
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Complete Escambia Election Results
Here are complete, but unofficial, election results from Tuesday’s primary election in Escambia County: Read More →