Trick-Or-Treat Safety: Most Sex Offenders Can Give Out Candy
There are lots of ways to make trick-or-treating safer for children, including a quick check for sex offenders in the neighborhood.
According to the FDLE database, there are 23 sex offenders and predators in the Century area, six in the Walnut Hill/McDavid area, 15 near Molino and 60 in the Cantonment [...]
Northview, Baker Battle It Out Tonight For District Title
The District 1-1A championship is on the line this Halloween night as the Northview Chiefs hit Highway 4 and travel to Baker.
The Gators are unbeaten at 8-0 and ranked third in the state, while the Chiefs are ranked fifth and are 6-1 against a much tougher schedule against larger schools.The Chiefs have taken down 4A [...]
Alabama Pastor Murder Suspect Arrested In Texas
The Santa Rosa County man wanted for the murder of a pastor Monday morning in Escambia County, AL, has been arrested this afternoon along I-40 in Amarillo, TX.
Brett Richard Yeiter, age 46 of Little Paul Lane in Santa Rosa County, was taken into custody without incident by U.S. Marshals and local Texas law enforcement. He [...]
Northview High’s FFA Honored As One Of America’s Best Chapters
The Northview High School FFA chapter was awarded one of the highest national honors presented by the National FFA Thursday afternoon in Louisville, KY.
Northview’s FFA received the Three Star Chapter award on live national television during the 87th National FFA Convention & Expo. About 60,000 FFA members and advisors are attending the [...]
Toddler Dies, Daycare Owner To Face Second Degree Murder Charge
A toddler died Wednesday after allegedly being abused by a daycare owner, and the State Attorney’s Office is filing a second degree murder charge in teh case.
According to the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office the 15-month old was taken to Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola with traumatic injuries consistent with shaken baby syndrome. Investigators said [...]
International Paper Announces $90 Million Reinvestment In Cantonment Mill
International Paper has announced plans to reinvest more than $90 million over the next five years in their mill in Cantonment in order to increase energy efficiencies, support and enhance the work environment and strengthen its competitive position.
The Pensacola Containerboard Mill, located in Cantonment, employs more than 400 people. The mill has been a foundation [...]
Navy Federal To Create 5,000 New Local Jobs With Expansion
This morning, Navy Federal Credit Union announced it will continue expanding its operations in Pensacola, bringing 5,000 new jobs and $350 million in capital investment to the region by 2026.
“This is our largest expansion in Pensacola thus far. It underscores what we’ve long been saying about this great community—it’s a great [...]
Train Hits Vehicle In Bogia
A train hit an unoccupied vehicle on the railroad tracks at East Bogia Road, just east of Highway 29, Tuesday night.
The northbound CSX train with about 60 cars hit the vehicle shortly before 11:00. It was not immediately clear if the 56-year old driver was stuck or simply stopped on the tracks. He told authorities [...]
Three Local Residents Sentenced, Two Indicted For Federal Tax Fraud
Three local residents, including a Cantonment man, have been sentenced to federal prison and two more have been indicted by a federal grand jury for their roles in related tax refund fraud and identity theft schemes.
Tuesday, 29-year old Rex E. Robinson, Jr.of Cantonment was sentenced by Senior U.S. District Judge Roger Vinson to 75 months [...]
Boater Found Safe After Escambia River Search
A search and rescue effort on the Escambia River near Molino had a happy outcome Tuesday night.
Someone called 911 and reported an overturned boat and a missing boater a few bends of the Escambia River south of the Fairground Road Boat Ramp. First responders from the Molino Station of Escambia Fire Rescue found that the [...]