Century Shooting Death Under Investigation
BREAKING – Shooting death under investigation on Backwoods Road in Century. Shooting happened at a house behind the pictured mobile home in the 1100 block of Backwoods Road. More details will be posted as they become available on NorthEscambia.com
Fire Destroys Cedartown Road Home
Fire destroyed an unoccupied home in Molino Friday night.
The fire in the 6800 block of Cedartown Road was reported about 6:15 p.m. The wood frame home was fully involved when the first Escambia Fire Rescue firefighters arrived on a scene.
There were no injuries reported.
The exact cause of the blaze in under investigation by the Florida [...]
Authorities Seek Credit Card Thief
Authorities are searching for a man that used a stolen credit card at multiple locations in the Bay Minette and Atmore areas on January 11.
The man is believed to be from the Bay Minette, Atmore or North Escambia, FL, area, according to the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division. He was driving what appeared [...]
Flomaton Police Seek Suspect In Early Morning Assault
The Flomaton Police Department is looking for a suspect in an assault early this morning at Flomaton Woods Apartments.
Jamie Gafford, 40, is wanted on outstanding warrants for burglary in the first degree and assault in the second degree, according to Flomaton Police Chief Brian Davis.
Police say Gafford has local connections and may be in the [...]
Jay Man Charged With Sex Crimes After Being Caught With Student On Campus
A Jay man has been charged with multiple felony sex offenses after using allegedly using a phone app to contact a local student and sneaking onto the Jay High School campus to meet the juvenile.
Curtis Joshua Cannon, age 27 of the 13000 block of Highway 89, was charged with two counts lewd and lascivious battery [...]
Cool Photos: Our NorthEscambia.com Walnut Hill Eagle
This is our “resident” NorthEscambia.com eagle, seen high in a tree outside our NorthEscambia.com office in Walnut Hill enjoying the week’s blue skies and warmer weather before flying off. NorthEscambia.com photos, click to enlarge.
Shots Fired Disturbance: Gunfire Hits Century Home
Escambia County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a shots fired disturbance in the 6000 block of Jefferson Avenue Thursday afternoon. Upon arrival, they discovered that an unknown suspect had fired one round into the side of a home.
During the investigation, 29-year old Cassious Lett was detained for questioning. He was arrested for marijuana possession and on [...]
Anything But Perfidious: Escambia’s Best Spellers Take On The Bee
The 2015 Sandy Sansing Spelling Bee wrapped up Thursday night with the crowning of the very best student spellers in Escambia County.
At the high school level, winners were:
1st Place — James Henderson, 9th grade, Pensacola High/IB Program
2nd Place — Dawn Van Iderstine, 11th grade, West Florida Home School
3rd Place — Malik Blankenship, 10th grade, Booker [...]
Instagram Pot Photos Land Cantonment Woman In Jail
A Cantonment woman’s latest “selfie” was a mugshot at the county jail after a DCF investigator found Instagram photos and video of her smoking pot and rolling up marijuana cigarettes, and after she and a juvenile tested positive for drugs.
Stacy Jo Ferguson-Sharp, 31, was charged with felony child neglect and contributing to the delinquency of [...]
Scott’s Budget Includes $84 Million For Highway 29 And Nine Mile Road Widening Projects
Gov. Rick Scott’s “Keep Florida Working” budget announced Wednesday includes $118 million in major road projects in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties.
The budget includes $38 million to add lanes and reconstruct Highway 29 from north of I-10 to Nine Mile Road in Escambia County, including reconstruction of the Highway 29/Nine Mile Road intersection to increase [...]