Cantonment Woman Seriously Injured After Hitting School Bus Head On
A Cantonment woman was critically injured when drover her car head-on into a school bus Thursday afternoon.
The Florida Highway Patrol said 72-year old Carolyn Robertson was traveling west on Ten Mile Road at Ashton Brosnaham Road when she drove her 2003 Toyota directly into the front of an Escambia County School District bus that was [...]
Deputies Receive Medal Of Courage For Actions Following Century Tornado
Three Escambia County Sheriff’s Office deputies received the department’s Medal of Courage Thursday for actions they took following the Century tornado.
According to Sheriff David Morgan:
“On February 15, 2016, an EF-3 tornado touched down in the town of Century. Deputy 1st Class Walter Shiver, Deputy Kyle Haver and Lieutenant Marc Dewees were in the path [...]
Nabbed At Gunpoint: Photos Show Arrests In McDonald’s Parking Lot
Two people in van that had been reported stolen were nabbed at gunpoint Thursday in the parking lot of an Escambia County McDonalds.
The Pensacola Police Department conducted the traffic stop and arrests in the parking lot of the McDonald’s on Cervantes Street at Ninth Avenue. A NorthEscambia.com reader captured these photos as police conducted the [...]
Century Awarded $25K Department of Economic Opportunity Grant
The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) has awarded a Community Planning Technical Assistance grant to the Town of Century.
The $25,000 grant will be used to update Century’s Land Development Code, which has not been updated since 1992.
Across the state, the DEO awarded grants totaling $1.3 million to 43 local governments and regional planning councils.
Flomaton Man Arrested In Century On Meth Charge
A Flomaton man was jailed after deputies say he was caught trying to hide meth down his pants.
Escambia County deputies were patrolling at the dead end of Brooms Road outside Century when they observed two males turn and run when they noticed law enforcement. Both men were detained and placed in back of different patrol [...]
Photos: Heavy Rain Causes Highway 97 Flooding
Heavy downpours Wednesday afternoon in the Davisville and Atmore area caused street flooding.
On Highway 97 in Davisville, just south of the Alabama/Florida state line, southbound drivers were welcomed to Florida with flooding in the southbound lane. At least one driver lost control and ran off the roadway.
On Highway 31 east of Atmore near Florida Highway, [...]
One Serious After Highway 29 Rollover Crash In Cantonment
Three people, including a toddler, were injured in a single vehicle rollover Tuesday evening on Highway 29 near Neal Road in Cantonment.
The driver was trapped in the vehicle and extricated by first responders. The toddler was reported to be properly restrained and suffered only minor injuries. One person was transported by Escambia County EMS in [...]
Ron Paul Endorses North Escambia Native Rebekah Bydlak For Congress
North Escambia native Rebekah Johansen Bydlak has been endorsed by former presidential candidate and U.S. Rep. Ron Paul.
“I am pleased to endorse Rebekah Bydlak for Congress,” Paul said, “Rebekah’s commitment to, and experience in advancing, the principles of liberty show that she is the type of leader the GOP, Florida, [...]
Flomaton Opens New Municipal Complex (With Gallery)
A ribbon cutting was held Tuesday for the new Flomaton Municipal Complex, replacing a city hall building that was overrun with mold.
About two years ago, the then-town hall was closed due to mold, and offices such as the town clerk, police department, and utilities scattered to other locations around town.
“We are extremely proud of this [...]
Three Escape Serious Injury In Backwoods Road Crash
There were no serious injuries when two vehicles wrecked Tuesday evening on Backwoods Road near Century. A pickup truck and a passenger car collided about 7:10 p.m. in a curve on the dirt road. The driver of the pickup, the driver of the car and a passenger in the car all refused medical treatment.
The accident [...]
Century Deputies Write 1,286 Traffic Tickets In Three Months
As attention has turned to a Century curve that is prone to truck rollover accidents, attention has also turned to speeders and traffic enforcement on North Century Boulevard.
Wednesday afternoon, Escambia County Sheriff’s deputies were seen making several traffic stops on North Century Boulevard. From a woman not wearing her seat belt, to a vehicle clocked [...]