Human Remains Found Near McDavid During Search For Missing Flomaton Man
Human remains have been found in a remote area off Pine Barren Road near McDavid today during an ongoing search for a missing former Memphis. TN, police officer.
The remains were found during a multiple-agency search near where the vehicle of 35-year old John Douglas Oswalt of Flomaton was found back on May 5. Oswalt had [...]
Man Charged In Century Drive-by Shooting
A Century man was arrested Thursday night in connection with a drive-by shooting earlier this month in Century.
Jermain Lavelle Smith, 29, was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, firing into a dwelling, possession of a weapon by a convicted felon, criminal mischief with property damage and resiting arrest with violence. He was booked [...]
Fire Damages Cantonment Apartment
There were no major injuries reported in an apartment fire Thursday night in Cantonment. The kitchen fire was reported about 8:30 p.m. at the Grantwood Apartments in the 1700 block of Batson Lane. The fire was mostly out when the first fire units arrived on scene, and was contained to one apartment. NorthEscambia.com photos by [...]
Jay Doctors Cleared Four Years After Federal, State Investigation Began
Two Jay doctors say they have been cleared of any wrongdoing, four years after their medical practice became the focus of a federal and state investigation and they were forced to surrender their licenses to prescribe narcotics.
Back in July 2011, the FBI, federal Drug Enforcement Agency, the Attorney General’s Office, the Florida Department of Health [...]
Authorities Seize Three Starving Horses Near Century
Authorities seized three severely malnourished horses near Century Wednesday afternoon.
Escambia County Animal Control, Panhandle Equine Rescue and the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office seized the horses from a property in the 2500 block of Highway 168, near Shaw Road.
“All of the horses were thin, two of them were emaciated. “They didn’t have anything to eat, and [...]
Cantonment Woman Seriously Injured In I-10 Crash
A Cantonment woman was seriously injured in a three vehicle crash early Thursday morning on I-10 in Escambia County.
The Florida Highway Patrol said 41-year old Samuel Matthew Mosley, Jr. was westbound on I-10 in a 2005 Chevrolet Tahoe when he rear-ended a westbound 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt driven by 25-year old Erica Sims of Cantonment. That [...]
Poarch Creeks File Suit To Stop $23 Million Escambia County (AL) Taxation Attempt
The Poarch Creek Indians have filed a federal suit against Escambia County (AL) Tax Assessor James H. Hildreth, Jr. over his attempt to levy over $23 million dollars in taxes on tribal property, according to court documents.
The suit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama, with the Poarch Band [...]
NOAA Calls For ‘Below Average’ Hurricane Season
NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center says the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season will likely be below-normal, but that’s no reason to believe coastal areas will have it easy.
For the hurricane season, which officially runs from June 1 – November 30, NOAA is predicting a 70 percent likelihood of 6 to 11 named storms (winds of 39 mph [...]
Inmate Dies At Escambia County Jail
An Escambia County Jail inmate died Wednesday morning at the Escambia County Jail.
The 53-year old black male was found unresponsive about 6:30 a.m. and was pronounced deceased a short time later. The case in under investigation by the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office. The name of the inmate has not yet been released.
Additional information will be [...]
Tate’s Perkins Named Florida’s 7A Player Of Year; Wyatt Coach Of Year
Tate High School’s Tori Perkins has been named the Class 7A softball player of the year, and Tate coach Melinda Wyatt has been named the 7A coach of the year by the Florida Dairy Farmers.
Perkins was a member of this year’s Class 7A state championship team. She has committed to the University of Alabama-Birmingham.
Wyatt coached [...]
Man Charged With Burglarizing Home, Attacking Three People
A Walnut Hill man is facing multiple felony charges for allegedly burglarizing an occupied home and attacking three people inside.
Thomas Zacheriah Mason, 26, is accused of entering the home of his ex-girlfriend, who is also the mother of his child. Once inside, he reportedly attacked three people with a golf club. One person inside the [...]
Remembering The Fallen At Wall South (With Gallery)
Hundreds of people attended the Veterans Memorial Park Foundations annual Memorial Day ceremony at the Wall South in Pensacola Sunday.
The Vietnam & Legacy Vets Motorcycle Club led a procession of bikers to the ceremony, where the keynote address was given by Duane Thiessen, president and CEO of the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation and president of [...]