Holman Correctional Officer Busted For Smuggling Contraband
A correctional officer was arrested Saturday at Holman Correctional Facility in Atmore.
Dejuan Reshad Rudolph, age 25 of Atmore, was charged with drug trafficking of cocaine, drug trafficking of a synthetic substance, possession of a controlled substance and using an official position for personal gain. He remained in the Escambia County(AL) Detention Center in Brewton [...]
Winner Claims $66K Prize For Davisville Lottery Ticket
The owner of a winning ticket sold last week at a Highway 97 lottery store has claimed his prize.
The Florida Lottery says the September 21 Fantasy 5 ticket worth $66,188.82 was sold to Phillip Hicks of Bay Minette, AL. He purchased the ticket at the State Line Gift Shop, 11208 Highway 97. It was one [...]
Cooler Overnights Coming
Here is your official North Escambia area forecast:
Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around [...]
Century Chamber Seeks To Hire Economic Development Coordinator
The Century Area Chamber of Commerce is currently seeking to a hire an economic development coordinator.
The $40,000 per year position is funding by a yearly donation to the chamber from the Escambia County Commission.
The successful candidate will develop short and long term economic development with objectives to meet the economic development goals of the chamber, [...]
Cantonment Man Held In Stabbing Death
A Cantonment man is being held in connection with a stabbing death in Freeport.
Jefferson Charles Michael Helton, age 26 of Rose Petal Lane, was apprehended Friday afternoon after fleeing the scene on foot.
Helton and the victim, identified as 26-year old Sandy James Berlin of Alabama, were involved in an altercation on LaGranage Road in Freeport [...]
Photo Gallery: Flomaton Celebrates Railroad Junction Day
Flomaton celebrated the town’s heritage Saturday with Railroad Junction Day. The day featured a variety of free activities, demonstrations, entertainment including the Northview High School Dance Team, food and vendors.
For a NorthEscambia.com photo gallery click here.
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Molino VFD Holds Open House, Live Burn Demonstration
The Molino Station of Escambia Fire Rescue held an open house Saturday afternoon, including a live burn demonstration. The event also included a variety of activities for the entire family, including free food, entertainment and activities for the kids. Photos for NorthEscambia.com, click to enlarge.
Ernest Ward’s Deputy Ronnie Gill Receives Sheriff’s Meritorious Service Medal
Senior Deputy Ronnie Gill, school resource officer at Ernest Ward Middle School, has been awarded the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office Meritorious Service Medal for the crucial role he plays in breaking down the barriers between law enforcement and youth.
In July, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi and the Florida Association of School Resource Officers [...]
Taking A Bite Out Of Hunger: Peanut Butter Drive Underway
In an effort to boost the supply of the most requested food pantry item, peanut butter, UF IFAS Escambia County Extension is teaming up again with the Florida Peanut Producers Association to help “Take a Bite out of Hunger” by participating in a local peanut butter drive.
Residents are asked to [...]
Northview Beats Vancleave
The Northview Chiefs beat the Vancleave (MS) Bulldogs Friday night on the road, 25-3.
“It was a great four quarter game from our guys,” Northview Head Coach Dereck Marshman said. “We preached all week about how physical Vancleave was. Our guys responded and dominated physically for four quarters.”
“I felt it was by far our most complete [...]
Niceville Tops Tate
The last time the Tate Aggies played Niceville, it ended with a 21-20 Aggie win that put Tate in the Final Four. But Friday night was a different story, as Niceville powered to a surprising 39-3 win over Tate.
Tate’s only score of the night came on a 40-yard field goal from with 1:30 to go [...]