Time Change: Fall Back, Replace Smoke Alarm Batteries
Don’t forget to “fall back” and set your clocks back one hour night before heading off to bed Saturday night as daylight savings time comes to an end.
Escambia Fire Rescue is also reminding residents that it’s time to make another potentially lifesaving change — replace the batteries [...]
Thousands Attend Fall Festivals, Trunk Or Treats, Other Events
Thousands of North Escambia area residents braved the spooky Molino Museum, hit the streets trick or treating, took part in a trunk or treat, or visited a fall festival Friday night.
“We had an awesome time at the Pine Forest Assembly Fall Festival,” the church’s High Voltage Kids director Heather Murphy said. “Thanks to Escambia Fire [...]
Today Is Final Day Of Early Voting
Today is the final day of early voting in Escambia County for the November 4 General Election. Ballots may be cast today any one of seven locations:
Molino Community Center, 6450 Highway 95A North, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Escambia County Extension Service, 3740 Stefani Road, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Genealogy Branch Library, 5740 N. 9th Avenue, [...]
Driver Crashes Into West Nine Mile Road Business
One person was serious injured in a three vehicle crash that left a car inside a Nine Mile Road business Thursday night.
The Florida Highway Patrol said 59-year old Harvey Milton Jeffcoat of Pensacola crashed his 1991 Honda Accord into the Gulf Coast Fresh Seafood Company at 2250 West Nine Mile Road after being involved in [...]
Toddler Dies, Daycare Owner To Face Second Degree Murder Charge
A toddler died Wednesday after allegedly being abused by a daycare owner, and the State Attorney’s Office is filing a second degree murder charge in teh case.
According to the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office the 15-month old was taken to Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola with traumatic injuries consistent with shaken baby syndrome. Investigators said [...]
Alabama Pastor Murder Suspect Arrested In Texas
The Santa Rosa County man wanted for the murder of a pastor Monday morning in Escambia County, AL, has been arrested this afternoon along I-40 in Amarillo, TX.
Brett Richard Yeiter, age 46 of Little Paul Lane in Santa Rosa County, was taken into custody without incident by U.S. Marshals and local Texas law enforcement. He [...]
Northview High’s FFA Honored As One Of America’s Best Chapters
The Northview High School FFA chapter was awarded one of the highest national honors presented by the National FFA Thursday afternoon in Louisville, KY.
Northview’s FFA received the Three Star Chapter award on live national television during the 87th National FFA Convention & Expo. About 60,000 FFA members and advisors are attending the [...]
International Paper Announces $90 Million Reinvestment In Cantonment Mill
International Paper has announced plans to reinvest more than $90 million over the next five years in their mill in Cantonment in order to increase energy efficiencies, support and enhance the work environment and strengthen its competitive position.
The Pensacola Containerboard Mill, located in Cantonment, employs more than 400 people. The mill has been a foundation [...]
Navy Federal To Create 5,000 New Local Jobs With Expansion
This morning, Navy Federal Credit Union announced it will continue expanding its operations in Pensacola, bringing 5,000 new jobs and $350 million in capital investment to the region by 2026.
“This is our largest expansion in Pensacola thus far. It underscores what we’ve long been saying about this great community—it’s a great [...]
Train Hits Vehicle In Bogia
A train hit an unoccupied vehicle on the railroad tracks at East Bogia Road, just east of Highway 29, Tuesday night.
The northbound CSX train with about 60 cars hit the vehicle shortly before 11:00. It was not immediately clear if the 56-year old driver was stuck or simply stopped on the tracks. He told authorities [...]
Three Local Residents Sentenced, Two Indicted For Federal Tax Fraud
Three local residents, including a Cantonment man, have been sentenced to federal prison and two more have been indicted by a federal grand jury for their roles in related tax refund fraud and identity theft schemes.
Tuesday, 29-year old Rex E. Robinson, Jr.of Cantonment was sentenced by Senior U.S. District Judge Roger Vinson to 75 months [...]