Video Shows Armed Robbery Of Highway 97 Convenience Store
The search is continuing for the suspect in the Friday armed robbery of a Highway 97 convenience store , and a surveillance video has revealed new details about the crime.
The male suspect entered the Davisville BP about 7:45 p.m. and and demanded cash. In the video, he walks directly to the counter, then walks further [...]
Photos: Escambia Academy Wins State Championship
The Escambia Academy Cougars from Canoe, AL, won the AISA Class AAA state championship Friday night with a 35-28 defeat of Bessemer Academy at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Troy, AL.
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NorthEscambia.com photos by Ditto Gorme, click to enlarge.
Molino Fire Holds Live Burn Demonstrations (With Fire Videos)
The Molino Station of Escambia Fire Rescue held an open house and special fire safety demonstrations Saturday.
In live burn scenarios, the department demonstrated holiday and winter fire dangers in the home — from grease fires and a toaster fire in a mock kitchen to a dried-out Christmas tree in a living room setup.
In less than [...]
Motorcyclist Airlifted To Hospital After Crash
One person was injured in a single motorcycle accident near Bratt Saturday morning.
The accident occurred about 9:50 a.m. on North Pine Barren Road just south of Highway 168. The motorcyclist failed to properly negotiate a curve, lost control and ran off the roadway. He was airlifted by Life Flight to Baptist Hospital in Pensacola in [...]
Firefighters Hold Annual Toy Drive For Needy Kids
The Atmore Fire Department held their annual toy drive Saturday in Atmore, collecting Christmas toys for needy children in the Atmore area. NorthEscambia.com photos, click to enlarge.
Local Unemployment Rate Dips Slightly, Florida’s Rate Lowest Since 2008
The latest job numbers released Friday show the unemployment level decreasing in the North Escambia area.
Escambia County’s unemployment slipped from 6.0 percent in September to 5.8 percent in October. There were 8,198 people reported unemployed during the period. One year ago, [...]
Escambia Academy Cougars Win State Championship
The Escambia Academy Cougars from Canoe, AL, won the AISA Class AAA state championship Friday night with a 35-28 defeat of Bessemer Academy at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Troy, AL. It was the first football state championship ever for the school just outside Atmore — in fact, it was the first final game appearance ever [...]
Perdido Man Killed In Single Vehicle Crash
A Baldwin County man died in a single vehicle wreck early Thursday morning in Perdido, AL.
William Jonathan Ammons of Perdido was pronounced deceased following the 5 a.m. crash on Baldwin County Road 47, near Perdido Elementary School. According to Alabama State Troopers, Ammons lost control of his 2007 Honda Civic, left the roadway, struck a [...]
Authorities Searching For Alabama Pharmacy Armed Robbery Suspect
Authorities across the Gulf Coast are on alert for 27-year old man wanted in connection with an armed robbery Thursday in Baldwin County, AL.
William “Jake” McMillian of Bay Minette was identified on surveillance video as the suspect who robbed the Lillian Pharmacy at gunpoint, demanding all of the store’s hydrocodone. The suspect fled the store [...]
Deputies: Beulah Shooting Was Domestic Violence
A shooting death Friday afternoon in Beulah was an act of domestic violence, according to the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies responded to the 7500 block of Mobile Highway, near Beulah Elementary School, to find one person deceased from an apparent gunshot wound. A “person of interest” was taken into custody at the scene.
Authorities have not [...]
Molino Park Receives $25,000 Tech Grant; Students Reach For The Stars (With Gallery)
Molino Park Elementary School celebrated the receipt of a $25,000 technology grant Thursday night that is allowing students to reach for the stars.
The grant from the Monsanto Fund’s America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education program was used to purchase iPads to advance technology in implementing core standards in reading, science and math for third and [...]