Century Man Charged With Stealing Copper Wire, Boat Motor
A Century man has been arrested for stealing heavy duty copper wiring from the former Century High School and a boat motor from a private residence.
Nicholas Depue was charged with burglary of an unoccupied structure and two counts of grand theft, all felonies.
The former Century High School is currently being demolished due to tornado damage. [...]
One Injured In Tedder Road Crash
One person was injured in a single vehicle on Tedder Road near Century Sunday evening.
About 6:20 p.m, the 18-year old male driver failed to negotiate a curve in Tedder Road just west of Elsie Davis Road and entered a wooded area. The truck traveled several yards into the wooded area, taking down several small trees, [...]
Driver Flips Vehicle Into Water-Filled Ditch
There were no injuries when a driver flipped his vehicle into a water-filled ditch sometime early Sunday morning near Davisville.
The vehicle was discovered by a passerby about 6 a.m. at the intersection of Nokomis Road and Meadows Road. The driver apparently failed to stop at the end of Meadows Road, crossed over Nokomis Road and [...]
Greater Escambia Relay Raises Money For A Cure (With Gallery)
The annual Relay for Life of Greater Escambia was held Saturday the Pensacola Fairgrounds.
The event began with a special lap around the track for survivors and caregivers, and the evening included a Luminaria Ceremony to to remember people lost to cancer, to support people who are currently battling the [...]
EREC Holds 77th Annual Meeting (With Gallery)
Escambia River Electric Cooperative members held their 77nd Annual Meeting Saturday at Northview High School.
Members enjoyed food and entertainment, vote for trustees and met in session.
In 1937, the first meeting was held to organize Escambia River Electric Cooperative, Inc. at the Oak Grove Community House. By lamplight, several prominent community leaders laid out [...]
Olivia Britt, Bethany Reynolds Named EREC Scholarship Winners
Saturday, Escambia River Electric Cooperative awarded two $4,000 scholarships to local high school seniors. The Escambia County winner was Bethany Reynolds from Northview High School, and the Santa Rosa County winner was Olivia Britt from Jay High School.
This was EREC’s 19th year to offer the Herman D. Johnson Scholarship Awards to a graduating [...]
Man Found To Be Stabbed After Cantonment Wreck
A man that had been stabbed wrecked his vehicle near International Paper in Cantonment early Saturday morning.
The man reportedly suffered multiple stab wounds during at an altercation at an address on Highway 95A near El Camino Drive before fleeing in a vehicle. He crashed near Tree Street, just south of Muscogee Road, about 1:15 a.m.
Molino Mom Sentenced For Husband’s Murder
A Molino mom that once claimed a “stand your ground” defense in the murder of her husband 2013 is now headed to state prison.
Rebecca A. Rogers, 45, was sentenced Friday by Judge Thomas Dannheisser to two years in prison, to be followed by \13 years probation. She will receive credit for 42 days [...]
Murder Suspect Raymond Pruitt Captured In Alabama
Murder suspect Raymond Jerome Pruitt. was taken into custody Friday afternoon in Pike County, AL, near Troy, according to the Pike County Sheriff’s Office. He was captured after a high speed chase.
Pruitt has an active arrest warrant for the robbery of A&E Food Mart and homicide of of store owner Chung Lun Chiang also [...]
Wanted Felon Escapes Manhunt, Possibly To Century
Authorities are on the lookout for a Flomaton man that may have escaped to Century during a manhunt Friday afternoon.
Flomaton Police responded to the home of Johnny Jermaine Johnson about 2:45 p.m. after receiving a call that he was holding a woman against her will. Officers arrived to find that Johnson had already fled out [...]