Storms Cause Damage In Atmore, Walnut Hill, Cottage Hill (With Gallery)
Afternoon thunderstorms, and a reported possible tornado, caused damage in Atmore this afternoon, with additional minor damage reported in separate storms in Walnut Hill and Cottage Hill.
Atmore Police reported that an Escambia County (AL) Sheriff’s deputy reported spotting a possible funnel cloud over Industrial Boulevard in Atmore where a roof was blown off an industrial [...]
‘Lava Java’ Coffee Shop Hit By Car In Two Vehicle Wreck
A popular Cantonment drive thru coffee shop is temporarily closed after being struck by a vehicle during a traffic accident Monday afternoon.
Details on the accident on Highway 29 near Muscogee Road have not been released by the Florida Highway Patrol, but we do know it involved a pickup truck and a passenger car. Two people [...]
Molino Park Principal Woodward Retires After 30 Years (With Gallery)
Molino Park Elementary School Principal Alice Woodward is retiring after 30 years in local education.
Woodward is proud of her connection to the local community and her connection to three local schools. She started her teaching career in 1986 at Barrineau Park Elementary School. She moved into administration as the curriculum coordinator and [...]
North Escambia Memorials Honor Those That Served
People across North Escambia and the country will pause today to remember the brave men and women that have served our country as we celebrate Memorial Day.
In North Escambia, there are several memorials that honor those that have served in the military:
Walnut Hill Veterans Wall of Honor
Escambia Native Serving Aboard Nuclear Powered Submarine
A 2008 West Florida High School graduate and Escambia County Florida native is serving in the U.S. Navy as part of a crew working aboard one of the world’s most advanced nuclear-powered fast attack submarines, USS City of Corpus Christi.
Petty Officer 2nd Class Leeroy Ybarra is a machinist’s mate (auxiliary) serving aboard [...]
Northview High School Class Of 2016 Graduates
The 109 members of the Northview High School Class of 2016 graduated Saturday.
Salutatorian Moriah McGahan thanked numerous people for helping the class achieve their goals, including parents and Northview faculty.
“Most importantly, however, I would like to thank my Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ for setting the standard to strive for and for forgiving us when [...]
Class Of 2016 Graduates From Tate High School
The Tate High School Class of 2016 graduated Friday morning at the Pensacola Bay Center.
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Salutatorian Lauren Kirkland (pictured inset) thanked numerous school staff members for helping the senior class achieve their goals.
“Above everyone, I’d like to give thanks to my God and my saviour Jesus Christ,” Kirkland said, receiving overwhelming [...]
Inmate Airlifted To The Hospital After Altercation At Century Prison
The Florida Department of Corrections is releasing little information about an altercation at Century Correctional Institution that ended with an inmate airlifted to the hospital Friday.
“An inmate was injured as the result of an apparent inmate on inmate altercation,” FDOC said in a written statement to NorthEscambia.com.
Escambia County EMS was called to the prison just [...]
Clara Gulsby Retires From Tax Collector’s Office
Clara Gulsby retired Friday after 26 years with the Escambia County Tax Collector’s Office.
Tax Collector Janet Holley said Gulsby has been an outstanding asset to Escambia County and will be hard to replace. She first joined the Tax Collector’s Office as a senior accounting clerk in April 1990 and retired as a senior manager. During [...]
Northview’s Amerson Awarded National Merit University of Alabama Scholarship
Northview High School honors graduate Jessica Amerson has been awarded a National Merit Scholarship sponsored by The University of Alabama.
As a junior, Amerson entered the National Merit Scholarship Competition by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test which served as an initial screen of program entrants. Last fall, approximately 16,000 Semifinalists were named on [...]
Three Injured In Highway 29 Crash
Three people were injured in a two-vehicle accident in Molino Friday morning.
Just after 10 a.m., a passenger car collided with a utility trailer being pulled by a pickup truck on Highway 29 at Morgan Cemetery Road, just north of Highway 97. The utility trailer was loaded with lawn equipment.
The three injured — including one trauma [...]
Woman Hit By Her Own Vehicle In Convenience Store Parking Lot
A woman was injured when she was hit by her own vehicle in a convenience store parking lot early Thursday morning.
About 2:30 a.m., the woman was reportedly working on her vehicle in the parking lot of the Tom Thumb on Highway 29 at West Roberts Road when it jumped into gear, dragging the woman across [...]