Century Double Shooting Suspect Arrested In Alabama
The suspect wanted in connection with a double shooting March 26 in Century is now behind bars in Alabama.
Brian Keith Sanders, 28, was taken into custody without incident in the parking lot of the Wind Creek Casino in Atmore. Authorities said the Poarch Creek Tribal Police Department responded to a reported suspicious person in the [...]
$45 Million Insurance Claim On Escambia Jail Denied
Part of Escambia County’s insurance claim on the Central Booking and Detention Center at the Escambia County Jail has been denied.
The county’s insurance provider has agreed to pay a $25 million flood claim on jail, but denied a $45 million “all-peril” claim related to the late April 2014 flooding and natural gas explosion that destroyed [...]
Century Man Charged With Attacking Girlfriend’s Car With Concrete Rabbit
A Century man is facing a felony weapons charge for allegedly attacking his girlfriend’s windshield with a concrete rabbit.
When deputies arrived at a disturbance on Hudson Hill Road, they found 19-year old Austin Mosley standing in the street and claiming that he had just been ran over by his 24-year old girlfriend. He told deputies [...]
No Injuries In Cantonment Crash
A driver found himself in a tight spot Monday morning in a traffic accident on Highway 95A in Cantonment, with his vehicle coming to rest between a tree, utility pole and a guy wire. The driver was not injured in mid-morning crash. NorthEscambia.com photos by Kristi Price, click to enlarge.
Town Allocates Funds To Spruce Up Century Business Center
The Town of Century is sprucing up their local business incubator, as plans will soon breathe new life into an old facility that’s sat empty and unused for years.
The former school complex on Pond Street was known as the “Habitat for Opportunity Building”, a rather awkward name, that the town council recently voted to rename [...]
Prayer And WD-40: 106-Year Old Hattie Schneider Passes Away
One of the North Escambia area’s oldest residents has passed way. Hattie Schneider of Molino turn 106 last March, giving credit for her long life to “prayer and WD-40″, and her trust in the Lord.
She is survived by several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. Her husband passed away in 1989.
Her family and friends said they [...]
One Injured In Highway 97 Rollover Accident
One person was injured in a single vehicle rollover crash on Highway 97 Sunday afternoon.
The driver of a Chevrolet Avalanche was northbound on Highway 97 when he apparently ran off the shoulder of the road, over-corrected, crossed back over the highway and then flipped the vehicle numerous times into a muddy field.
The driver was transported [...]
Reimagine Century To Return Next Month
In just a few short weeks, the faithful will reach out during Reimagine Century to touch the hearts and lives of area residents in need.
“Reimagine Century is going to be better than last year. It’s going to be an event where businesses, the community, agencies, industries and churches come together to not only bless the [...]
Barrineau Park Community Teams Up To Clean Up
The Barrineau Park community is just a little bit nicer , thanks a volunteer cleanup effort Saturday for Earth Day involving the Honeysuckle Garden Club, Barrineau Park Historical Society, Barrineau Park 4-H, and Clean and Green of Escambia County.
Volunteers fanned out across the community, working through the morning collecting trash from [...]
Storms Cut Power For Thousands
Gulf Power Company reported over 18,000 customers without power in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties following a line of storms Saturday afternoon.
One of the largest single outages was in the Molino area where about 2,000 customers were out from Quinette Road north to South Pine Barren Road and along Highway 97.
By midnight, less than 3,000 [...]
Oil Field Worker Severely Burned In Saturday Fire
An oil field worker was critically injured in a fire Saturday morning outside Flomaton, AL. The worker as transported to Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola and then transferred to the USA Burn Center in Mobile.
The fire occurred at an oil facility off Wolf Log Road. When the first firefighters arrived on scene, they found an [...]