Mom Sentenced After Cocaine Found In Elementary Student’s Backpack
A Cantonment mom has been sentenced to probation after her daughter showed up at her elementary school with plastic bag of cocaine in her backpack.
Shana Christina Beck, 29, was charged with felony child neglect without great bodily harm but pleaded no contest to a lesser charge of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Adjudication [...]
Commission Pledges $8 Million To Help Lure ST Aerospace To Pensacola
The Escambia County Commission has voted to pledge $8 million in local option sales tax funds to help bring ST Aerospace to the Pensacola airport. The Singapore-based aerospace company that employees 1,300 in Mobile, plans to hire 300 in Pensacola.
The county will loan $3.2 million directly to the City of Pensacola for the project and [...]
Florida To Join Multi-State Lawsuit Over Gulf Oil Disaster
Florida expects to be added to a multi-state federal lawsuit against BP over “widespread” damages from the Deepwater Horizon disaster, after spending nearly three years unsuccessfully trying to resolve the matter on its own.
On Wednesday, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission filed a [...]
Volunteers, Officials Team Up To Save Rescued Horse
Volunteers, family, friends, the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office, Escambia County Animal Control and the ingenuity of the Cantonment Station of Escambia Fire Rescue came together Wednesday afternoon to help a rescue horse in need in Cantonment.
The horse, named Ebony, is being housed by Escambia County at Panhandle Equine Rescue in Cantonment after being seized about [...]
Fannie Road Near Century To Close Next Week For Bridge Replacement
Crews will begin construction activities on Fannie Road just outside Century next week.
The $1.8 million project will replace the bridge on Fannie Road over Dead Lake with a new concrete structure consisting of two 12-foot wide travel lanes and eight foot shoulders. Fannie Road will be closed during construction and traffic detoured [...]
NJROTC Cadet Braun Receives Prestigious Area Award
Northview High School Cadet LCDR Kasie Braun, NJROTC Company Commander, was selected for the Area Eight ROTC “Joseph C. Gilliam Award”. Braun completed against cadets from 50 ROTC units in Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana to win this prestigious award, a first for Northview’s NJROTC unit. Pictured: LCDR Kasie Braun [...]
Northview FFA Blue Jacket Jamboree This Weekend With Chloe Channell
The annual Northview High School FFA Alumni Blue Jacket Jamboree will be held this Saturday, March 8, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. in the school’s football stadium.
The day’s entertainment includes Chloe Channell from 2:30 until 4 p.m. and The Dusty Sanderson Band from noon until 1:30 p.m.
America fell in love with Chloe Channell last [...]
Phone Service Restored In Byrneville After 4 Day Outage
A four-day outage for some Byrneville residents and businesses has been resolved. An unknown number of AT&T land line customers in Byrneville lost phone service last Thursday.
“Due to a water-damaged cable, some AT&T customers in Byrneville may have experienced issues with their wireline services. Technicians worked around the clock to repair [...]
Possible Attempted Kidnapping At Bus Stop Under Investigation
The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday afternoon that they are investigating a possible attempted kidnapping at a bus stop that occurred last Thursday. The incident occurred on Champion Oaks Drive in the Bellview area.
The 10-year old female victim told investigators that she had gotten off of her school bus and started walking towards her [...]