Authorities Seize Three Starving Horses Near Century
Authorities seized three severely malnourished horses near Century Wednesday afternoon.
Escambia County Animal Control, Panhandle Equine Rescue and the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office seized the horses from a property in the 2500 block of Highway 168, near Shaw Road.
“All of the horses were thin, two of them were emaciated. “They didn’t have anything to eat, and [...]
Poarch Creeks File Suit To Stop $23 Million Escambia County (AL) Taxation Attempt
The Poarch Creek Indians have filed a federal suit against Escambia County (AL) Tax Assessor James H. Hildreth, Jr. over his attempt to levy over $23 million dollars in taxes on tribal property, according to court documents.
The suit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama, with the Poarch Band [...]
NOAA Calls For ‘Below Average’ Hurricane Season
NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center says the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season will likely be below-normal, but that’s no reason to believe coastal areas will have it easy.
For the hurricane season, which officially runs from June 1 – November 30, NOAA is predicting a 70 percent likelihood of 6 to 11 named storms (winds of 39 mph [...]
Man Charged With Burglarizing Home, Attacking Three People
A Walnut Hill man is facing multiple felony charges for allegedly burglarizing an occupied home and attacking three people inside.
Thomas Zacheriah Mason, 26, is accused of entering the home of his ex-girlfriend, who is also the mother of his child. Once inside, he reportedly attacked three people with a golf club. One person inside the [...]
Escambia Man Dies Following Motorcycle Crash
An Escambia County man involved in motorcycle crash early Monday morning has passed away.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 39-year old Antonio Robinson died Tuesday from injures received in the crash at 3:18 a.m. Monday. Robinson was northbound on E Street near West Younge Street when he attempted to improperly pass a 2005 Saturn Vue [...]
National Missing Children’s Day: Search Continues In North Escambia Case
A Tate High School student last seen over a dozen years ago in North Escambia was among those remembered Monday on National Missing Children’s Day.
President Ronald Reagan proclaimed May 25 as National Missing Children’s Day in 1983 and the nation observes this day each year.
During 2014, Florida law enforcement agencies received [...]
Memorial Day Services Honors The Fallen (With Photo Gallery)
Over 100 people gathered in Atmore Monday morning for a Memorial Day service to recognize those that have served and paid the ultimate sacrifice from Atmore, Walnut Hill, Bratt and surrounding areas.
Members of American Legion Post 90 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7016 took [...]
Three Bikers Injured In Memorial Day Ride Crash
Three people on a Memorial Day motorcycle ride were injured when they lost control and crashed north of Molino Monday.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 34-year old Joseph R. Gobeil of Smiths Station, AL, was northbound on Highway 29 approaching Barth Road on his 2013 Victory motorcycle. The rear tire of his motorcycle hydroplaned, causing [...]
One Person Injured In Old Chemstrand Crash
The driver of a Chevrolet Camaro was injured in single vehicle crash Old Chemstrand Road Monday morning in Cantonment. The adult female was briefly trapped in the upside down vehicle until being extricated by members of Escambia Fire Rescue’s Cantonment Station. The driver was transported to an area hospital with injuries that were not considered [...]
Lightning Causes Damage At Davisville Home
There were no injuries and no major damage when lightning reportedly struck a home on Meadows Road in Davisville, just off Highway 97, Monday morning. The lighting strike reportedly damaged a fan motor in the home’s heating and cooling system, causing the smell of smoke. The Walnut Hill Station of Escambia Fire Rescue and the [...]
Remembering The Fallen At Wall South (With Gallery)
Hundreds of people attended the Veterans Memorial Park Foundations annual Memorial Day ceremony at the Wall South in Pensacola Sunday.
The Vietnam & Legacy Vets Motorcycle Club led a procession of bikers to the ceremony, where the keynote address was given by Duane Thiessen, president and CEO of the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation and president of [...]