Update: Missing Man Located

January 28, 2020

UPDATE: This missing man has been located.

Previous story:

A silver alert has been issued for 73-year old David Weithop.

He was last seen leaving the Portafino Drive area on Pensacola Beach early Tuesday morning. He may be in the Pensacola area, or could be headed to Indiana. He was last seen driving a green Subaru Forester with Missouri tag TB4P9P. He is described as a white male, six feet tall, 190 pounds with green eyes and white hair.

Anyone with information on Weithop’s whereabouts is asked to call 911.

American Legion Auxiliary Presents $11,364 Donation To Kingsfield Elementary Autism Program

January 28, 2020

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 340 recently presented a $11,364 donation to the autism program at Kingsfield Elementary School. The donation will be used to purchase supplies and resources. Photo for NorthEscambia.com, click to enlarge.

Bratt Elementary Releases Honor Roll, Perfect Attendance

January 28, 2020

Bratt Elementary School has released their honor roll and perfect attendance for the second nine weeks.

A Honor Roll

Landon Allcock
Destiny Andrews
Eric Anthony
Eli Anthony
Avannah Anthony
Amahl Atallah
Jerrilynn Barlow
Rileigh Barlow
Jasiah Barnes
Hayden Batson
Alexa Beasley
Tinleigh Bius
Levi Bolen
Antonio Brown
Forester Bryan
Ruth Bryan
Ta’kia Bush
Amara Campbell
Christian Caraway
Jonah Carter
Sawyer Chancery
Avaiha Colbert
Kendall Corey
Isabella Coy
Luke Craft
Melody Cruz
Brantley Cummings
David Daniel
Carlie Davis
Jamarreai Davison
Ella Grace Diller
Logan Diller
Annberly Dunn
Preston Eicher
Hallie Emmons
Evelyn Esparza
Korbyn Faircloth
Aubrey Flowers
Audrey Franklin
Olivia Garrett
Nathan Gilmore
Sawyer Gilmore
Hayden Gipson
Addison Godwin
Breanna Greenwell
Cathryn Greenwood
Kyndal Hadley
Annalyn Hadley
Brody Hall
Olivia Hall
Riverly Heathcock
Gracie Heist
Mason Helton
Taegan Hughes
Camden Jacobson
Lillian Jacobson
Zoe Jantz
Rylan Johnson
Maybree Johnson
Presley Johnson
Trevor Knighten
Bella Lambeth
Kylee Langham
Naomie Lawson
Ella Kate Lee
Jeremy Lisenby
Steven Lloyd
Jadon Long
Kaylee Long
Bentley Lowery
Noah Luker
London Lyons
Caleb Madison
Brian Madison
Christian Madison
Parker Marsh
Kaylee Marshall
John McAnally
Mikayla McAnally
Brylynn McGhee
Audrina Miller
Jaxon Moore
Liam Morales
Rainey Nelson
Emma Norton
William Norton
Hunter Parker
Cameron Parmer
Jonathan Patrick
Elijah Peebles
Samuel Peters
Madalynn Pittman
Makayla Plato
Patrick Quinnelly
Brooklyn Reynolds
Dakota Richardson
Christian Roberts
Makinzi Roley
James Romans
Melody Sage
James Sage
Anna Claire Sanspree
Myles Sellers
Magnolia Smedley
Nevaeh Smith
Makenna Smith
Marcus Smith
Kayson Southard
Wyatt Spence
Weston Spicer
Addisyn Steege
Cory Stetson
Dillan Stuart
Avery Stuckey
Emory Taylor
Avery Trawick
Charlie Trawick
Hendrix Ward
Chloe Weaver
Genesis Williams
Mason Wilson
Kaylee Wilson
Shirley Yang

A-B Honor Roll

Ariel Alexander
Govan Alexander
Tyler Amerson
Patton Amos
Presley Amos
Kendal Ard
Kameron Austin
Montgomery Baker
Frances Barber
Alyssa Barber
Kasei Barlow
Korben Bell
Waylon Bell
Brantley Bius
Teagen Black
Kayden Boswell
Joshua Brewer
Abigail Brown
Blaine Buckhault
Jaxon Byrd
Bailey Campbell
Thomas Clark
Sarah Jane Classen
William Classen
Payton Coon
Jerick Cooper
Harmony Cruz
Corey Culpepper
Caley Daharsh
Kylar Davis
Thomas Davis
Jax Denmon
Jacob Dove
O’Neshia DuBose
Linley Dunn
Paisley Emmons
Carrie Emmons
Brayden Faircloth
Blake Faith
Pryce Flowers
Kintley Flowers
Brooklynne Fountain
Parker Ganey
Cameron Gipson
Maddox Green
Michael Greenwell
Micheal Griffis
Olivia Grimes
Emmalee Grimes
Lori Hall
Emmee Hayes
Taylor Helton
Jackson Helton
O’Neal Holbein
O’Brien Holbein
Owen Holbein
Tiffin Hubbard
Sophia Ikner
Anthony Johnson
Weston Jones
Evelyn Jones
Sa’Riyah Jones
Gabriel Key
Bentley Kirkland
Savannah Lowry
Elizabeth Madden
Sanora Martin
Victoria Mason
Dylan McGlothren
Wyatt Mooney
Briley Moore
KayLeigh Morris
Walker Morris
Logan Morris
Marshall Nall
Jaxson Parker
Brylee Peters
Layla Pettway
Jamius Phifer
Keylashia Randle
Chayton Rolin
Anniston Salter
Jackson Salter
Calee Satterwhite
Brantley Sharpless
Hayden Smedley
Jazmyn Smith
Miles Smith
Emma Southard
Ajalon Spates
Maryann Tedder
Kenneth Thames
Kimmora Thomas
Buster Thompson
Aislynn Tomberlin
Brooklyn Turk
Parker Tutton
Noah Vause
Zachary Weaver
Carter Wells
Teresa Wiggins
Dillon Wiggins
Cobie Wiggins
MacKenzie Winchester
Lance Yuhasz
Kevin Zhang
Billy Zhang

Perfect Attendance

Kendal Elyn Ard
Amahl Christine Atallah
Margaret Grace Baker
Montgomery Elliot Baker
Alyssa Caroline Barber
Nicholas Adam Barrow
Amara Nicole Campbell
Christian Noelle Caraway
Jonah Dawson Carter
Kylar Cole Davis
Amanuel Onell Dubose
O’Neshia I. DuBose
Blake Austin Faith
Hayden Chase Garrett
Annalyn Reese Hadley
Lori Madelyn Hall
Alexa Tylee Hardy
Taylor Cheyenne Helton
O’Brien James Holbein
O’Neal Xavier Holbein
Owen Michael Holbein
Taegan Adyson Hughes
Zoe Grace Jantz
Rylan Pierce Johnson
Weston Laird Jones
Trevor Zane Knighten
Trey Ethan Knighten
Paige Louis
Mikayla Grace McAnally
Wyatt Miles Mooney
Olivia Leanne Moore
Marshall Grant Nall
Emma Kate Norton
William Cole Norton
Michael James Singleton
Zachary Thomas Weaver
Gabrielle Sharnae Wesley

Tax Season Underway; IRS Now Processing Returns

January 28, 2020

Tax season officially got underway Monday as the Internal Revenue Service started accepting and processing federal tax returns for 2019.

More than 150 million individual tax returns for the 2019 tax year are expected to be filed by the Wednesday, April 15, 2020, deadline. The IRS expects the vast majority of those to be filed before April 15.

The IRS expects about 90 percent of individuals to file their returns electronically. Filing electronically and choosing direct deposit remains the fastest and safest way to file an accurate income tax return and receive a refund, the IRS said.

The IRS supports free online options for qualifying taxpayers through IRS Free File.

Milestone Boulevard To Be Closed 7-10 Days

January 28, 2020

Milestone Boulevard will be closed at the intersection of Nine Mile Road in Escambia County beginning Tuesday, January 28.

The closure will allow crews to perform drainage work, according to the Florida Department of Transportation. The work is anticipated to take seven to 10 days to complete, with a targeted reopening on or before February 7.

Traffic will be detoured to Littleton Street and Oldenburg Boulevard. Signs and variable message boards will be in place to alert drivers of the temporary closure and alternate route.

All activities are weather dependent and may be delayed or rescheduled in the event of inclement weather.

Northview’s Garrick Davis Inks With Northwestern Red Raiders

January 28, 2020

Northview High School’s Garrick Davis has signed a letter of intent to continue his football career at Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa, next fall.

Davis is a 6′3″, 260-pound offensive lineman who completed a standout, two-year career with the Northview Chiefs football team. Davis earned all-Northwest Florida honors after he helped pave the way for the top rushing offense in the state, 24th nationally, as a senior. He earned first team all-region and first team all-Tri-City honors.

“We are thrilled to have Garrick commit to our Red Raider football team,” stated Northwestern Head Coach Matt McCarty. “He is a big, physical lineman who has experienced great success as a run blocker. Garrick is a tough player who we are happy to have join our o-line group.”

Davis plans to major in Biology/Health Professions at Northwestern. He is the son of Kevin and April.

Photos for NorthEscambia.com, click to enlarge.

Northview High NJROTC Earns Numerous Awards At Florida A&M Meet

January 27, 2020

The Northview High School NJROTC earned numerous awards at the Florida A&M Field meet this past weekend, including:

Color guard – 1st
Armed basic – 2nd
Armed exhibition – 2nd
Academics – 3rd
Personnel inspections – 3rd
Overall drill – 3rd
Overall athletics – 3rd
Overall – 3rd
Sit ups – 4th
100 relay – 4th
Jonathan McCarthy — 3rd place overall in knock out

Photos for NorthEscambia.com, click to enlarge.

One Shot At Escambia Convenience Store During Child Custody Exchange

January 27, 2020

One person was shot Sunday night at a Pensacola Boulevard convenience store during a child custody exchange.

It happened shortly after 8 p.m. at the Tom Thumb at the corner of Airport Boulevard. The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office said two men met at the store for a child custody exchange, but it escalated into a verbal argument. The ECSO said 27-year old  Kardel Kitibian Snow then pulled out a gun at shot the other. The victim was transported to an area hospital with injuries that were not considered to be life threatening.

Snow was taken into custody at the scene and booked into the Escambia County Jail on a felony aggravated battery charge. He was released on a $15,000 bond.

Escambia BOCC Weekly Meeting Schedule

January 27, 2020

Here is a schedule of Escambia County public meetings this week:

Monday, January 27

Library Board of Governance – 4 p.m., 239 N. Spring St.

Tuesday, January 28

Environmental Enforcement Special Magistrate – 1:30 p.m., Escambia County Central Office Complex, 3363 W. Park Place

Wednesday, January 29

Development Review Committee – 1 p.m., Escambia County Central Office Complex, 3363 West Park Place

Visit Pensacola Board of Directors Meeting – 3 p.m., 165 Ft. Pickens Road

Plans Nearing Completion For New District 1 Bellview Library

January 27, 2020

Groundbreaking for a new library in Bellview could happen as early as May or Jane.

On his blog, Escambia County District 1 Commissioner Jeff Bergosh says plans for the library should be complete in early March. He said the county library director, Todd Humble, explained the library will be between the size of the current Southwest Branch at 7,500 square feet an the Tryon Branch at 12,000 square feet.

In September 2018, the Escambia County Commission approved the purchase of the former Wells Fargo Bank location at 6425 Mobile Highway, just south of the fairgrounds, as the site of the new library.

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