Three Injured In Two Motorcycle Wreck
Three people were injured in a motorcycle crash in Molino.
The accident happened just before 4:00 Saturday afternoon near the intersection of Molino Road and Chestnut Road when two motorcycle collided. Two people were seriously injured, while a third reportedly suffered from road rash after being thrown from a motorcycle.
Further details have not yet been released [...]
Southwest Plane Diverted To Pensacola After ‘Uncontained Engine Failure’
A Southwest Airlines flight from New Orleans to Orlando diverted to Pensacola Saturday morning due to a mechanical issue with one of the plane’s engines.
“Today, the Captain of Flight #3472 from New Orleans to Orlando made the decision to divert to Pensacola due to a mechanical issue with the number one engine. The flight [...]
Girl Airlifted To Hospital After Equestrian Center Accident
A young girl was airlifted to a Pensacola hospital after an accident Saturday morning at the Escambia County Equestrian Center.
A horse reportedly fell on top of the 7-year old girl. An update on her condition was not available.
The Beulah and Bellview stations of Escambia Fire Rescue and Escambia County EMS responded to the call.
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Century Unable To Discuss Attorney For Four Charged With Sunshine Law Violation
Four members of a Century volunteer task force charged with noncriminal violations of the Florida Government in the Sunshine Law will have to wait until next week to find out of the town will provide them with an attorney.
The Century Town Council was to hold a special called meeting Friday afternoon to discuss retaining an [...]
Escambia Man Killed In Motorcycle Crash
A motorcyclist was killed in a traffic crash Friday afternoon on Pine Forest Road.
Austin Rickmers, 23, was pronounced deceased at the scene of the accident on Pine Forest Road near Loblolly Road. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Rickmers was southbound on Pine Forest Road when 72-year old Judy Courtney of Robertsdale entered the roadway [...]
Tate Tops Biloxi (With Photo Gallery)
The Tate High School Aggies hit the road Friday night for their season opener to hand Biloxi High School a 44-22 loss.
The Aggies were first on the board with 8:12 on the clock in the first, and added another touchdown with 1:07 in the first to end the quarter with a 14-0 advantage. Tate scored [...]
Crestview Beats Northview (With Photo Gallery)
Playing up multiple classes proved to be difficult for the the 1A Northview Chiefs Friday night as they lost 70-0 on the road to the 6A Crestview Bulldogs.
Crestview jumped out to a 7-0 lead with 9:54 to go in the first quarter. And they scored again in the first with 7:22 to go, again in [...]
Century Resident Jailed After Threatening To Kill Man With A Toy Gun
A Century man was jailed after allegedly threatening to kill another man with toy gun.
James Mitchell, 68, was charged with aggravated assault with the intent to commit a felony. He was released from the Escambia County Jail on bond.
The victim told deputies he was walking on Jefferson Avenue in front of Mitchell’s residence when Mitchell [...]
Putting It On The Line – Lineworker Appreciation Day
Friday, Gulf Power and the State of Florida recognized the contributions and dedication of lineworkers during Lineworker Appreciation Day, a day set-aside by the state Legislature in 2012.
Gulf Power paid special tribute to almost 200 employees that work on the company’s 9,000 miles of transmission and distribution lines between Pensacola and Panama City, which serves [...]
Two Teens Sentenced For Burglaries That Led To Shots Fired, Fiery Molino Wreck
Two of three juveniles have been sentenced on multiple charges for their part in burglaries and a shots fired incident that led to a fiery two vehicle crash in Molino in late 2015.
Tracy Deshawn Lett, Jr. of Pensacola, Mariachi Jerrell Chambers of Cantonment, both age 17, were sentenced as youthful offenders by Circuit Judge Scott [...]