ECSO: Century Man Threatens To Kill His Mom Over Her Cooking
A 19-year Century resident allegedly threatened to kill his mother with a knife because he was upset over the lunch she prepared.
Austin Lane Mosley, 19, was charged with felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon following the incident in the 200 block of Hudson Hill Road.
His mother told Escambia County Sheriff’s deputies that she and [...]
Tommy Weaver Memorial Stadium To Be Dedicated Tonight At Northview
The football stadium at Northview High School will be formally dedicated as the Tommy Weaver Memorial Stadium during a special ceremony at 6:00 tonight. The dedication will include the unveiling of a Tommy Weaver Memorial Stadium sign and a Chief statue with plaques donated by the Northview classes of 2013 and [...]
Authorites Searching For Escaped State Inmate In Escambia County
The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is searching for an inmate that escaped from the state-operated Pensacola Community Release Center, which houses work release inmates.
The inmate, 35-year old Jonathan P. Porter, was last seen running southbound on North “L” Street. Authorities said he may have been picked up by a female driving a 2012 white Nissan [...]
One Injured When Car Hits ECAT Bus In Cantonment
One person was injured in a collision involving an Escambia County Area Transit bus and a car Tuesday night in Cantonment.
The driver of a car apparently rear-ended the bus at the railroad tracks on Highway 29 just south of Muscogee Road just before 8 p.m. The driver of the bus was transported to Sacred Heart [...]
Woman Caught Stealing Christmas Decorations Will Spend This Christmas In Jail
A Cantonment woman was busted red handed taking Christmas decorations out of front yards just before Christmas 2013 will be spending this Christmas in jail.
Daphne Ann Whited, age 45 of Cantonment, drove around a Bellview neighborhood, taking decorations from yards and placing them inside her vehicle. She was convicted on several misdemeanor counts of [...]
30,000 Escambia County Absentee Ballots Are Mailed
The Escambia County Supervisor of Elections Office delivered more than 30,000 absentee ballots to the post office Tuesday afternoon for the general election.
Voters could receive their ballot as early as Wednesday. Ballots must be received in the Supervisor of Elections Office by 7 p.m. on Election Day, November 4. [...]
Cantonment Man Gets Prison Time For Crashing Stolen Motorcycle Into Deputy’s Cruiser
A Cantonment man is headed to prison for stealing a motorcycle and crashing into an Escambia County deputy’s cruiser.
Charles Black, age 24 of McKenzie Road, was convicted of fleeing/eluding law enforcement, grand theft of a motor vehicle and criminal mischief. He was sentenced by Judge Michael Jones to 30 months in state prison.
Back on [...]
Woodfin Wins District Farm Bureau Speech Contest, Headed To State
Allison Woodfin of Molino won the 2014 District Farm Bureau Speech Contest recently in Crestview. She advanced to the state competition at the Florida Farm Bureau Annual Meeting in Ponte Vedra Beach in October.
Students age 14-18 were invited to participate beginning at the county level by delivering a five minute speech on the topic ““Food [...]
Two Now Charged With Convenience Store Murder
A mother and her son have are now both charged with the shooting death two weeks ago of an Escambia County convenience store operator.
Dontonio Diaz Thornton, 19, was arrested over the weekend and charged with homicide and robbery, while his mother, 39-year old Willie Mae Thornton was originally charged with battery and burglary. Monday, a [...]
Readers Ask: What’s Happened To Jacks Branch Road Paving Project?
A project to widen and resurface Jacks Branch Road from Muscogee Road to Barrineau Park road started a year ago. But following the April flood and into the summer, most of the work on the project seemed to stop, according to area residents.
“It’s been so long that some of the driveways and other work [...]