Town Of Century Tables Action On $20,000 Website, Marketing Plan
The Town of Century has tabled action on a $20,000 website and marketing plan to clarify funding sources and any need to bid the contract.
Century’s current website was developed by an area marketing firm in 2012 for $5,950, part of a $11,450 package that also included a five year comprehensive marketing strategy.
In 2013, [...]
Grand Opening Held For New Ernest Ward Middle School
An official grand opening and ribbon cutting was held Tuesday for the newly rebuilt Ernest Ward Middle School in Walnut Hill.
The modern $20 million facility, funded by the half-cent sales tax, replaced a a campus that was among the oldest in the district.
“Many Ernest Ward students before you have already established that you should study [...]
ECUA Responds To Shut Down Of Recycling Plant
ECUA is responding after the temporary shut down of a Montgomery facility that processes the company’s recyclables.
ECUA received an email notice this past weekend from the CEO of IREP indicating the temporary closure of the IREP recycling plant, due to a contractual disagreement between IREP and the City of Montgomery, its [...]
West Florida Tops Northview
The West Florida Lady Jaguars defeated the Northview Chiefs Tuesday in high school volleyball action.
In varsity play, West Florida topped Northview 27-25, 25-20, 22-25, 25-18. In junior varsity play, West Florida beat Northview 25-16, 25-9.
NorthEscambia.com photos by Gary Amerson, click to enlarge.
New Assisted Living Facility May Bring New Jobs To Century
A new assisted living facility and the jobs it may bring to Century have Mayor Freddie McCall excited.
The owners of The Terrace At Ivy Acres in Jay, also an assisted living facility, have plans in the works to open a similar facility in in the Century Industrial Park. McCall told the Century Town Council Monday [...]
Atmore Man Killed In Single Vehicle Crash
A single vehicle accident north of Atmore claimed the life of an Atmore man Monday night.
According to Alabama State Troopers, 19-year old James Bradley Tolbert was killed when he was thrown from the bed of a pickup truck in which he was a passenger. He was pronounced deceased on the scene of the 8:45 pm. [...]
Tate High Graduate Appears On ‘Who Wants To Be A Millionaire’
Tate High School graduate Matthew Bailey appeared during ” on “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” Monday night. He didn’t bring home the million, but did win $20,000. Bailey is a 2013 honors graduate from Tate High School. Images courtesy @MillionaireTV for NorthEscambia.com, click to enlarge.
State Awards Century $50K for New Showalter Park Splash Pad
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has officially announced funding for a new splash pad in Century.
The $50,000 Florida Recreation Development Assistance Program grant to install a splash pad at Showalter Park was announced Monday. That amount will fund the installation of the watery playland, but not associated costs such was water [...]
Court Reverses Course, Rules Against Slot Machines At Poarch Creek Track
In an unusual legal move that sent ripples throughout the state’s pari-mutuel industry, an appellate court reversed itself and decided that a Northwest Florida racetrack operated by the Poarch Creek Indians of Atmore` cannot have slot machines without the authorization of the Legislature.
The ruling by a three-judge panel of the 1st [...]
Jay Peanut Festival Draws Thousands (With Two Photo Galleries)
The annual Jay Peanut Festival attracted thousands to the Gabbert Farm Saturday and Sunday.
For more than 20 years, The Jay Peanut Festival at the Gabbert Farm has been a fall tradition on the Gulf Coast, showcasing the history, agriculture, food and fun of Santa Rosa County. What started as [...]
Over 100 RESTORE Project Ideas Submitted; Five Specifically Benefit North Escambia
Over 100 projects were submitted by the deadline to possibly receive a share of millions of dollars in RESTORE Act funding for Escambia County. The act provides for the allocation and use of funds gained through civil penalties from the Deepwater Horizon blowout and oil spill.
While projects across Escambia County will receive [...]