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.
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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 [...]
No Injuries In Cantonment Highway 29 Crash
There were no injuries during at two vehicle crash Saturday on Highway 29 near Well Line Road. An infant and toddler passengers in the crash were properly restrained. The accident remains under investigation by the Florida Highway Patrol. NorthEscambia.com photos by Kristi Barbour, click to enlarge.
Faithful Gather To Pray For Area Law Enforcement
Church members from throughout the community met Saturday outside the Pensacola Police Department Saturday and pray for law enforcement personnel.
The non-denominational event brought together a diverse crowd that stood shoulder to shoulder with officers, praying for their safety and protection. They also prayed for support staff and even the families of oficers.
Remains Of Dozier Victims Could Go To Tallahassee
The remains of dozens of boys who were victims of beatings and abuse at the Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys should be reinterred in Tallahassee, the city where lawmakers and governors were responsible for the now-closed reform school, a state task force decided Friday.
The task force also decided to recommend [...]
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 [...]
Escambia County Unemployment Rate Slips
Governor Rick Scott announced Fridayday that the Escambia County area added 1,400 new private-sector jobs over the year in July. The area’s unemployment rate was 5.1, declining by 0.5 percentage point in the last year.
Governor Scott said, “We are seeing continued economic growth in the Pensacola area as well as across the state and it [...]