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Residents heard a 'boom' before fire

Residents on Bell Street in Flomaton told firemen they heard an explosion before a wooden shed erupted into flames that spread into a brush fire which prompted multiple fire departments to respond to...

Boat overturns, claims one

On Monday, March 30, shortly after 6 p.m., the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission was notified of a boating accident with one person missing. Tyler Foley, 21, of Pensacola, died when a...

Atmore police find decomposed body

The Atmore Police Department continues to investigate the discovery of a badly decomposing body officers found last Thursday, March 26, when officers responded to a burglary call at the residence. In...

Alabama shuts down some businesses

On the recommendation of Alabama's State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Kay Ivey declared a state public health emergency and ordered 33 businesses deemed...

Schools adjusting to shutdown

With the current COVID-19 pandemic looming and social distancing guidelines in place, the Escambia County (Ala.) School System will continue to provide free meals at three locations three days a week...

Florida has ordered a statewide shutdown

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis issued a mandatory statewide shutdown in a press conference Wednesday afternoon that will take effect Thursday (tonight) at midnight and last 30 days in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The executive order mandates that...

Limited access to courthouse April 6

Escambia County (Ala.) Commission Chairman Karean Reynolds announced Monday that the courthouse in Brewton and the satellite courthouse in Atmore will remain closed to the public through April 17,...

Crash kills semi driver

A Greenville man who crashed his semi-truck into a wooded area off Highway 29 in Century was pronounced dead a few hours after the crash. John Rivers, 59, was pronounced dead at Atmore Community...

Century council to meet over phone

The town of Century, in response to the COVID-19 guidelines, will air its bill list review at 6:45 p.m. and council meeting at 7 p.m., on Monday, April 6, in a conference-style phone meeting. Anyone...

PHD Scholarship deadline soon

For the fourth consecutive year, PHD Realty announces the PHD Realty Determinaton Scholarship for 2020. This year, two $500 scholarships will be awarded to qualifying seniors who plant to attend technical school or college full time in the fall. To...

From the sweat of our brow we shall eat bread

I'm old enough to know what I'm writing about so allow me the pleasure. What say you, old lady? We Crews' have planted and shared garden bounty for almost all our 56 plus years of married life. Our first few years we shared a garden with his side...

Be wary of scams during this time

With this Covid-19 the world is now changing faster than it ever has before. By the time this is over there is no telling what kind of world we will be living in. I will be glad when this is over and maybe we can get to what ever the new normal...

Victory Gardens inspired hope

Gardening is as much a part of being a Southerner as weekend football games and a trip to one's favorite fishing hole. Yet in another era, gardening was a survival tool and the Federal government...

Angelia Irene Hadley

Angelia Irene Hadley, 47, died Sunday, March 10, 2020 in Mobile. Mrs. Hadley was a native of Atmore who had resided in Perdido most of her life. Retired from Advanced Auto Parts with 20 years of service, she was of the Baptist faith. The funeral...

Eula Funderburk Bridges

Eula Funderburk Bridges, 98, died Thursday, March 26, 2020, at a Bay Minette, Ala. nursing home. Mrs. Bridges was born Jan. 24, 1922, in Friendship, Ala. and had been a resident of Brewton for the past 55 years, coming from Montgomery, where she...

Darren Burns Downing

Darren Burns Downing, 52, of Brewton, died Wednesday, March 25, 2020. Mr. Downing was a native and lifelong resident of Brewton. A graduate of W.S. Neal High School, he was employed as a painter with Peterson Precision Painting and was of the...

Evelyn Marie Simmons

Evelyn Marie Simmons, 85, of Flomaton, died Sunday, March 29, 2020, in Brewton. Mrs. Simmons was born Dec. 15, 1934, to Clarence and Bertha Davidson Wiggins, in Goodway, Ala. She had worked as a restaurant manager and cashier and was a member of...

Sylvia Paulette Hadley

Sylvia Paulette Hadley, 72, died Saturday, March 29, 2020, in Atmore. Mrs. Hadley was a native of Brewton and former resident of Bay Minette, where she spent most of her life, who had resided in Atmore for the past 8 years. A member of Hall's Fork...

Calvin Coolidge Turberville

Calvin Coolidge Turberville, 96, died Friday, March 27, 2020, in Bay Minette, Ala. Mrs. Turberville was a native of Mineola, Ala. and lifelong resident of Atmore. A former member of the Fraternal Order of Police and U.S. Army World War II veteran,...

Lois Jean Baggett

Lois Jean Baggett, 87, died Friday, March 27, 2020, at a Brewton nursing facility. Mrs. Baggett was born Nov. 28, 1932, to James D. Stoker and Susie C. Stoker in Mobile, and had been a resident of Castleberry for 46 years, coming from St. Stephens,...

James 'Jamie' Henry Burnham

James “Jamie” Henry Burnham, 74, of Stockton, died Wednesday, March 25, 2020, following a brief illness. Mr. Burnham was born Sept. 19, 1945, in Escambia County, Ala., where he was a life-long resident. A 1963 graduate of W.S. Neal High School,...

Virginia B. 'Gennie' Hertenstein

Virgina B. “Gennie” Hertenstein, 59, of Flomaton, died Monday, March 23, 2020, in a Pensacola hospital. Mrs. Hertenstein was born Oct. 30, 1960, in Laurel, Miss., and had been a lifelong resident of Flomaton. She was a member of Pleasant Hill...

Lena Mae McCall

Lena Mae McCall, 68, of Atmore, died Thursday, March 19, 2020, at Atmore Nursing Care. Mrs. McCall was a native of Atmore and graduate of Escambia County Training School. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date with Turner...

Hope in the time of the coronavirus

In Genesis 2, God says “It is not good that the man should be alone.” He made us for Himself, but he also made us for one another. Separation is painful for us all. This fight against the coronavirus called COVID-19 is hard. We are forced to...

1964 landslide started Republican rule of south

Our primary runoffs have been postponed until July 14, 2020. It was a wise and prudent decision by Secretary of State John Merrill and Gov. Kay Ivey. Most voters are older and you are asking them to come out and vote and at the same time stay home....

Panic versus prudence

Adversity brings out the best and worst in people. Fortunately, Americans exude much more goodness in trying times than random acts of greed and malice. For every toilet paper hoarder attempting to profit from these illogical shortages, there are...

Make sure you get good information

To quote the great Yogi Berra, it is deja vu all over again this week as we navigate ourselves through the COVID-19 pandemic. Since we first started reporting on the virus several weeks ago, I've...

Access to the Internet is not always easy

COVID-19 may very well expose another big flaw in this country in addition to the health risk. It probably already has and it certainly will dispel the thought that most people have ready and available access to the Internet. Colleges, high...

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