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 [...]
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 [...]
Pediatric Dental Clinic Opens Next Month In Century
Pediatric dental services will be available in Century beginning next month.
Escambia Community Clinics will open their new ECC Century Pediatric Dental Clinic at 501 Church Street on October 10.
The clinic will provide important oral health care services for children 0 to 20 years of age, and will provide dental exams, dental x-rays, dental cleanings/dental hygiene, [...]
Supreme Court Clears Hunter On Muzzleloader Charge
Christopher Weeks donned camouflage and an orange vest and went hunting in February 2012 with a muzzleloader rifle that had been a Christmas gift from his wife.
Then the problems started: A state wildlife officer saw Weeks’ pickup truck parked along a road in the Blackwater Wildlife Management Area in Santa Rosa [...]
Winning $66K Fantasy Five Ticket Sold In North Escambia
Someone is over $66,000 richer this morning after purchasing a winning Florida Lottery Fantasy 5 ticket in Davisville.
The ticket sold at the State Line Gift Shop, 11208 Highway 97, was one of three winning tickets sold for Thursday night’s drawing worth $$66,188.82. Other winning tickets matching all five numbers was sold [...]
Bratt Superhero Boy On A Mission To Thank Law Enforcement
Tyler Carach is a Bratt Elementary School student by day, and an after school superhero that’s on a mission to thank law enforcement officers.
Tyler and his mother Sheena, who is a former police officer, created the “I DONUT need a reason to THANK a cop” program after an encounter with Escambia County Sheriff’s deputies at [...]
Deferred Prosecution For Task Force Members; State Still Contends Century Violated Sunshine Law
The four individuals accused of violating Florida’s Sunshine Law won’t be prosecuted, but the State Attorney’s Office remains steadfast that a violation occurred and has the put the Town of Century on notice.
The former members of a Citizens Advisory Task Force — Alfonzie Cottrell, Helen Mincy, Sylvia Godwin, and Robert Mitchell — previously pleaded not [...]