Chloe Channell Headlines FFA Blue Jacket Jamboree (With Photo Galleries)
The annual Blue Jacket Jamboree was held Saturday at Northview High School to benefit the school’s FFA program.
The day’s entertainment included 12-year old Chloe Channell of America’s Got Talent fame, The Dusty Sanderson Band and more.
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Escambia Murder Suspect Arrested In Mississippi
An Escambia County man is behind bars in Mississippi, charged in the Friday murder of his wife in the Mayfair community.
Antoine Tyshawn Banks, 34, is being held without bond in the Harrison County (MS) Jail. He was booked into the jail at 7:24 Saturday morning by the Biloxi (MS) Police Department. Banks [...]
Work Set To Begin On New Weight Training Facility At Northview High
Work is set to begin soon on a new weight training facility for Northview High School.
The $625,510 bid was awarded to R.D. Ward Construction Company, the lowest of nine bidders. Other bids ranged from $669,400 to $836,300.
The Escambia County School Board approved the weight training facility back at their January 22, 2013, meeting, [...]
Search Continues For Missing Crestview Boy, Might Be In U-Haul
Authorities are still trying to find 3-year-old Emmanuel Menz, who was abducted from the Burger King located at 3210 South Ferdon Boulevard in Crestview at approximately 11:15 a.m. Thursday morning, during a supervised visit at that location.
Emmanuel’s father and mother, Karl R. Menz and Virginia M. Lynch, do not have custodial rights to Emmanuel, and [...]
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 [...]