Woman Struck By Her Own Vehicle
A woman was struck by her own vehicle Thursday in the Bogia community.
The 53-year old woman reportedly exited her vehicle in a pasture to open or close a gate when the vehicle began to roll. She was reportedly struck by the vehicle’s door in the accident, which occurred off Pine Barren Road near Bogia Road.
Century Lights Town Christmas Tree
The Century Town Council held a Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony Thursday night at the Nadine McCaw Park. The Byrneville Elementary School Chorus led Christmas carols during the event. The lights are on nightly in the park, which is located on North Century Boulevard at Hecker Road in Century.
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Former PPD Chief Now A Chief Deputy At The Escambia Sheriff’s Office
Former Pensacola Police Chief Chip Simmons was sworn in Thursday as a chief deputy of operations at the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office. His job will include running the patrol, investigations and SWAT divisions. After retiring from he PPD, Simmons joined Escambia County as an assistant county administrator last year. Photos for NorthEscambia.com, click to enlarge.
Cantonment Woman Stabbed, Boyfriend Arrested
A woman is recovering after being stabbed by her boyfriend Thursday morning in Cantonment.
Escambia County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Sgt. Andrew Hobbs said a woman’s boyfriend took her car and then returned to her home on Jonah Avenue. As deputies were responding to her call about a disturbance about 9:30, they pulled up to hear the [...]
Tornado Damage Assistance Application Deadline One Month Away
Time is running out to apply for funding from the State Housing Initiatives Partnership, or SHIP, program to assist homeowners needing repair or replacement housing assistance as a result of the February tornadoes in Escambia County. Applications must be approved prior to December 31, 2016, so applicants are [...]
Two Arrested In Motel Room With Drugs
A Cantonment woman is one of two people facing charges after deputies allegedly found a trafficking quantity of drugs in her Pensacola motel room.
Kacie Nicole Cobb, 26, was charged with first degree felony methamphetamine trafficking and possession of drug paraphernalia. A second person occupying the room at the Red Roof Inn on Plantation Road was [...]
Highway 29 Closed By Nails, Screws After Pickup Truck Crash
Northbound Highway 29 was closed for about an hour Tuesday night due to a single vehicle traffic crash.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 32-year old Christopher Armour of Pensacola was northbound on Highway at Victory Road, just south of Barrineau Park Road. He attempted to change lanes and lost control, causing his [...]
Quick Work Saves Century Home From Kitchen Fire
The quick work of responding firefighters save a Century home Tuesday night.
The kitchen fire was reported about 8:25 p.m. in the 9400 block of Old Flomaton Road. Firefighters were able to contain the blaze mostly to the kitchen.
The occupants of the home were able to escape without injury.
The Century, McDavid and Walnut Hill stations of [...]
Escambia County’s Top 10 Teachers Named
Escambia County’s Top 10 Teachers of the Year have been named.
They are (in alphabetical order):
Lisa Bloodworth – Workman Middle School
Lacey Brown – Jim Allen Elementary School
Angelia Grimes-Graeme – Hellen Caro Elementary School
Jessica Kelly – Cordova Park Elementary School
Ursula LaMontagne – Tate High School
Emily McMillan – C.A. Weis Community School
Cassie Mense – Myrtle Grove Elementary
Atmore Police Seek Shooting Suspect
The Atmore Police Department is seeking information in connection with a shooting late last week that left one man in critical condition.
About 2:15 a.m. last Friday, Anthony Jerome Riley of Sunset Drive in Atmore was shot multiple times in the rear parking lot of “Special Occasions” at 129 South Main Street, Atmore Police said in [...]
No Injuries In Deputy Involved Crash In Cantonment
There were no injuries in a wreck involving an Escambia County Sheriff’s Office deputy in Cantonment Monday night.
The accident happened about 7:15 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 297A and west Kingsfield Road. There were no serious injuries; both drivers refused medical treatment at the scene.
Further details have not yet been released by the Florida [...]