Missing Pensacola Man Found Deceased Near Brewton
A missing Pensacola man last seen early Sunday morning has been found deceased near Brewton, AL, as the apparent result of a traffic accident.
Authorities said 39-year old Daniel Eric Doelker was found deceased Wednesday morning along with his vehicle in a deep ditch along Highway 31 near Creamer Dozier Service on Highway 31.
The Sheriff’s [...]
Suspect Jailed In Robbery Of Highway 97 Gas Station, Lillian Pharmacy
A suspect in the armed robbery of a North Escambia convenience store and a pharmacy in Lillian, AL, is now behind bars in north Mississippi.
William “Jake” McMillan, age 27, was jailed after allegedly committing an armed robbery in Choctaw County, MS. He was arrested after a high speed chase into Montgomery County, MS, and transferred [...]
Farm-City Thanksgiving Meals Distributed To 600 Families
As part of Farm-City week, 600 families in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties received full Thanksgiving meals Tuesday — much of it locally grown — thanks to the efforts of local farms, food banks and hundreds of FFA and 4-H students. Students from Tate High School’s FFA chapter and local 4-H clubs helped with the [...]
Fatal Shooting Under Investigation In Escambia County
A fatal shooting is under investigation in Escambia County.
A woman told deputies that she came home to her residence on Galvin Avenue Tuesday afternoon and found her boyfriend with multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced deceased on the scene by first responders.
The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office has said narcotics were found in the home, but [...]
ECSO: Molino Man Points Shotgun At Man, Kids Outside Dollar Store
A Molino man is accused of pointing a shotgun at a family, including three children ages 7-12, and threatening to kill them outside the Family Dollar Store in Cantonment.
Forest McCoy Hope, age 65 of Crabtree Church Road, was charged with four felony counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and one felony county of [...]
Execution Set For Escambia County Murderer
Gov. Rick Scott on Monday signed a death warrant for an Escambia County man found guilty of committing first-degree murder and sexual battery during a home-invasion robbery in 1993 in Escambia County.
Scott signed the warrant for Johnny Shane Kormondy, 42, to die by lethal injection on January 15. The execution will be the 21st since [...]
From The Farm To The City: A Thanksgiving Bounty For The Needy (With Gallery)
About 200 students from schools in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties worked in fields near Jay Monday to harvest turnips and bag sweet potatoes that will feed hundreds of needy families later this week for Thanksgiving.
The event at the University of Florida’s West Florida Research and Education Center was part of Farm-City Week, bringing the [...]
Jay Woman Seriously Injured In Crash Trying To Avoid Deer
A Jay woman was seriously injured in a traffic crash after she tried to avoid hitting a deer.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 60-year old Catherine Steele Jones was northbound on Market Road near Highway 87, about five miles east of Jay, when she said a deer ran out in front of her 2013 Ford [...]
Photos: Escambia Academy Wins State Championship
The Escambia Academy Cougars from Canoe, AL, won the AISA Class AAA state championship Friday night with a 35-28 defeat of Bessemer Academy at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Troy, AL.
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NorthEscambia.com photos by Ditto Gorme, click to enlarge.
Molino Fire Holds Live Burn Demonstrations (With Fire Videos)
The Molino Station of Escambia Fire Rescue held an open house and special fire safety demonstrations Saturday.
In live burn scenarios, the department demonstrated holiday and winter fire dangers in the home — from grease fires and a toaster fire in a mock kitchen to a dried-out Christmas tree in a living room setup.
In less than [...]
Motorcyclist Airlifted To Hospital After Crash
One person was injured in a single motorcycle accident near Bratt Saturday morning.
The accident occurred about 9:50 a.m. on North Pine Barren Road just south of Highway 168. The motorcyclist failed to properly negotiate a curve, lost control and ran off the roadway. He was airlifted by Life Flight to Baptist Hospital in Pensacola in [...]