Molino ‘Day Of Hope’ Provides Hundreds With School Supplies And More
A free “Day of Hope” provided free school supplies, food and an encouraging word Saturday in Molino.
Hundreds of people lined up outside Victory Assembly of God Church on Highway 29 to wait for a backpack, groceries and free haircuts. Church members met with each attendee and offered prayer and words of encouragement [...]
Deidra’s Gift: Free School Supplies Distributed In Century
Free school supplies were available Saturday in Century for hundreds of children in need, thanks to a family honoring the memory of one of their own, in a program called “Deidra’s Gift”.
The book bags full of supplies were distributed in memory of Dedria Robinson, who was killed in 2005 in an automobile [...]
Three People Found Dead In Escambia Home; ESCO And FDLE Investigating
An investigation by state and local authorities is continuing today after three people were found dead inside an Escambia County home Friday morning.
About 9:30 a.m., the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 4600 block of Deerfield Drive for a welfare check. When deputies arrived, they found three deceased persons.
The deaths are being called “suspicious”. [...]
Lightning Sparks Cantonment House Fire
Lightning struck a home just off West Kingsfield Friday afternoon, sparking an attic fire, and leaving a family of about four people without a home. The fire caused damage in the attic of the home on Hanley Downs Drive. The occupants of the home escaped without injury.
NorthEscambia.com photos by Kristi Price, click to enlarge.
Blackwater Forest Home To First-Ever XTERRA Triathlon This Weekend
XTERRA, the global sport of off-road triathlon that has been contested world-wide for over 20 years, comes to the area this weekend. One Sunday, a sold out field of 150 athletes will swim, bike, and run in and around Bear Lake in hopes of claiming the first ever XTERRA Blackwater [...]
No Injuries In Century Crash
There were no injuries in a two vehicle crash Friday afternoon in Century. The accident happened about 4:10 p.m. in the 8400 block of North Century Boulevard. Both drivers refused medical treatment. The accident is under investigation by the Florida Highway Patrol. NorthEscambia.com photos by Bethany Reynolds, click to enlarge.
Editor’s note: The car had [...]
US Supreme Court Targets Death Penalty Case From 1998 Nine Mile Popeye’s Murder
The U.S. Supreme Court this fall will hear arguments in a challenge to the way Florida sentences people to death — a challenge backed by three former Florida Supreme Court justices and the American Bar Association.
The case, which stems from the 1998 murder of a Nine Mile Road Escambia County fast-food [...]
Langley Bell 4-H Center Earns Environmental, Energy Efficiency Award
The new Langley Bell 4-H Center on Stefani Road in Cantonment has received an environmental and energy efficiency award.
The center was awarded a Three Green Globes certificate. Green Globes is an online green building rating and certification tool that can be used for a wide range of commercial, institutional and multi-residential building [...]
Overturned Vehicle Found In Century Later Reported Stolen From Alabama
A vehicle found overturned in Century during the early morning hours of Wednesday was reported stolen a few hours later in Alabama.
The overturned SUV was reported in the 8400 block of North Century Boulevard, near Burger King, about 1:20 a.m. Wednesday. First responders and law enforcement were unable to locate the driver of the vehicle [...]
Roof Fire At Nine Mile Road Chili’s Restaurant
Chili’s on Nine Mile Road was evacuated Wednesday afternoon after the roof caught fire. Firefighters said there was a roofing crew working on the building when the fire started. There were no injuries. There was no word on the extent of the damage, but the restaurant was already reopen. NorthEscambia.com photos by Kristi Price, click [...]
Rep. Jeff Miller Won’t Seek Rubio’s Senate Seat
Rep. Jeff Miller of Chumuckla said Wednesday he won’t seek the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Marco Rubio.
“Yesterday, my VA Accountability Act passed the House of Representatives under the shadow of a veto threat from the President. It became clear to me that this Administration is not committed to reforming [...]