Along The North Escambia Trail With A Wagon Train
The scene Wednesday very well could have been a postcard snapshot of Molino in the 1800’s. Blue skies with a few puffy white clouds floating along in a gentle breeze, piney woods along the road with the melody of birds singing.
There was the sound of horseshoes — clump, clump, clump — and of [...]
Woman Critically Injured In Freak Gas Station Accident
A 25-year old female was critically injured in a freak accident Wednesday afternoon after she stopped to pump gas in Flomaton.
The woman stopped her vehicle at the Kangaroo gas station on Sidney Manning Boulevard just before 5 p.m. According to Flomaton Police Chief Bryan Davis, after she got out of the vehicle, she partial re-entered [...]
One Injured In Highway 29 Guardrail Crash
One person was injured in a single vehicle crash late Wednesday night.
The driver of a pickup truck lost control and struck a guardrail on Highway 29 near Quintette Road about 11:40 p.m. The driver was transported by ambulance to an area hospital with injuries that were not considered critical.
The accident remains under investigation by the [...]
Escambia County Releases April 2014 Flood Report
Just over two years after the April 2014 flooding event that severely impacted Escambia County and its residents, the county has released the April 2014 Flood Recovery Report to provide citizens with updates about transportation and drainage mitigation projects and repairs in their neighborhoods and communities.
The report highlights Escambia County’s ongoing [...]
Woman Pleads Guilty To ‘Brutal’ Murder Of Stepfather Near Munson
A young woman accused of the 2014 murder of her stepfather near Munson has now pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of second degree manslaughter. She will be sentenced next month.
Taylor Lynn Crongeyer previously pleaded not guilty to a homicide charge. Prosecutors said she shot 40-year Aubrey Dewayne Cooley who was found [...]
Escambia Man Convicted Of UWF Dorm Attack
An Escambia County man has been convicted of attacking a female University of West Florida student..
Dylan R. Robinson was convicted on by an Escambia County Jury of two counts of sexual battery. He faces a maximum sentence of life in state prison for each count.
Robinson was charged with attacking the female student in her dorm [...]
Escambia County To Provide Financial Assistance To Century For Tornado Cleanup
Escambia County Administrator Jack Brown is recommending that the county provide financial assistance to the Town of Century to help cover tornado cleanup expenses.
On February 15, the Town of Century was struck by an EF-3 tornado that had winds estimated to be up to 155 miles per hour that damaged or totally destroyed [...]
FCA Presents Extra Inning Awards
The Northwest Florida Fellowship of Christian Athletes named their Extra Inning winners from area softball and baseball teams Monday night at the First Baptist Church of Pensacola.
Winners included Northview Softball’s Hanna Ging, Tate Softball’s Ashley Barnett and Tate Baseball’s AJ Gordon.
Catholic High School Softball- Serena Bruder
Catholic High School Baseball- Devin Whitehead
Escambia High [...]
Car Seats Credited With Saving Two Babies From Injuries In Wreck
Two babies in two different vehicles escaped injury in a Monday wreck in Cantonment.
The driver of a car apparently rear-ended a pickup truck on Highway 297A near Kingsfield Road.
Properly installed car seats were credited with preventing injuries a 2½ month old and a 9 month old involved in the accident.
Further details on the crash have [...]
Holman Prison On Lockdown; Inmate Workers On Strike
Alabama Department of Corrections officials report that some inmates at the Holman Correctional Facility in Atmore, and the Elmore Correctional Facility are refusing to work in their assigned jobs at both facilities.
Inmates at the correctional facilities failed to report to work on Sunday by refusing to help corrections staff in preparing the [...]
Century Man Charged With Stealing Copper Wire, Boat Motor
A Century man has been arrested for stealing heavy duty copper wiring from the former Century High School and a boat motor from a private residence.
Nicholas Depue was charged with burglary of an unoccupied structure and two counts of grand theft, all felonies.
The former Century High School is currently being demolished due to tornado damage. [...]