Century Council Approves $5.1 Million Budget At Public Forum…With No Public
The Town of Century Monday night gave final approval to a budget for the next fiscal year that’s up about 16 percent over this year and $2.2 million greater than the previous budget year.
The approval came after a public forum…with no member of the public present. There was no one but our NorthEscambia.com [...]
Walnut Hill Town Hall Meeting Explores Use Of LOST Dollars In Escambia
The first in a series of Local Option Sales Tax public meetings was held Monday night in Walnut Hill with Escambia County Commissioner Steven Barry and a host of county officials.
The county is holding the meetings over the next several weeks to inform residents more about what LOST dollars have done over the last several [...]
Six Injured In Two Vehicle Crash Near Northview High
Six people were injured in a two vehicle crash near Northview High School Monday afternoon.
All of the injuries in the 4:15 crash at West Highway 4 and Pine Barren Road were considered minor. Four people were transported by Escambia County EMS and Atmore Ambulance to Atmore Community Hospital, and two reportedly went to Atmore Community [...]
Century Man Gets Prison Time For Stolen Car Burned When Lighter Sparks Stolen Gas Can In The Backseat
A Century man will spend the next few years in jail for stealing a car that was accidentally burned after a a cigarette lighter was used to illuminate the passenger compartment, which contained a stolen gas can.
Joshua Jackson Grimes, 31, was convicted by an Escambia County jury of grand theft of a motor [...]
Pedestrian In Critical Condition After Being Struck By Vehicle On Highway 29
A pedestrian was critically injured when he was struck by a vehicle on Highway 29 north of 10 Mile Road just after 11:00 Sunday night.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 20-year old Hailey Moriah Lambeth of Flomaton, AL, was traveling north in the inside lane of Highway 29 in a 2011 Honda Accord when she [...]
Northview Schedules Homecoming Parade; Entries Accepted Now
The sixth annual Northview High School Homecoming Parade has been scheduled for Friday, October 3.
The parade will line up at noon and travel from Bratt Elementary School to Northview High. Entries are being accepted now; there is no cost to enter. For a printable entry form, click here. Entries are due [...]
Reimagine Century Breathes New Life Into A Community In Need
Reimagine Century’s goal was to breathe new life into Century, where the faithful reached out to touch the hearts and lives of area residents in need.
That goal appeared to have been reached both spiritually and literally Saturday as a young woman gave birth in an ambulance at Century’s Showalter Park during the event. (We are [...]
Florida’s Oldest: Barrineau Park 4-H Club Celebrates 100 Years
A 100th birthday celebration was held Saturday for the Barrineau Park 4-H Club, the oldest continuously operating 4-H Club in Florida and perhaps in the country.
4-H members past and present shared memories of 4-H — everything from Corn Clubs of days log ago, to raising hogs, to public speaking to photographs on Instagram and Facebook.
Northview Tribal Beat Performs At Troy Band Day
Nearly 2,000 middle and high school band members — including the Northview High School Tribal Beat – performed alongside the Troy University Sound of the South Saturday night during the college’s annual Band Day.
The students were from over 30 schools from Alabama, Florida and Georgia and performed at halftime during the Troy Trojan’s loss to [...]
Federal Charge Dismissed Against Molino Man Convicted Of Stealing Copper Wire
Federal charges have been dismissed against a Molino man that allegedly took copper wire from aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola and then sold it.
Calvin Antwane Smith, age 28 of Cedartown Road, was sentenced in Escambia County Circuit Court August 4 by Judge Gary Bergosh to 36 months probation on charges of felony fraud [...]
Two Seriously Injured In Pine Forest Road Crash
Two people were severely injured in three-car pileup Friday morning on Pine Forest Road just north of Five Flags Speedway.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Jason McDaniel, age 41 of Cantonment, was southbound on Pine Forest Road and slowed to turn into a paved median break about 6 a.m. His 1995 Chevrolet pickup was rear-ended [...]