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 By Joe Thomas    News    November 14, 2019 

Did Grissett qualify for election?

Escambia County (Ala.) School Board member Willie J. Grissett filed his declaration of candidacy in the judge of probate office Friday to seek re-election but his declaration to the state Democratic...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    November 14, 2019 

Poarch looks to bring more awareness in new campaign

The Poarch Band of Creek Indians announced Tuesday a public awareness campaign focused on communicating details of their comprehensive plan for gaming in Alabama. Poarch’s solid plan is designed to...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    November 14, 2019 

EB police jail three for meth, marijuana

A driver's license checkpoint and two traffic stops landed three people in jail on drug charges in East Brewton. Ronald Keith Godbolt, 48, 268 Payne St., East Brewton, was arrested Nov. 3 and charged...

 
 By Joe Thomas    Sports    November 14, 2019 

FHS dominates Opp in 58-28 playoff win

Flomaton High School opened the 2019 playoff season with a dominating 58-28 win over Opp in a game that saw the Hurricanes score on offense, defense and special teams. "We were locked in," said Flomat...

 
 By Joe Thomas    Sports    November 14, 2019 

Cougars maul Lakeside 49-0

Escambia Academy moved to its fourth consecutive AISA semi-final game with a 49-0 victory over Lakeside Friday night and will host Edgewood Academy this Friday night for a chance to advance to the...

 
 By Joe Thomas    Opinion    November 14, 2019 

Democrats; their own worst enemy

Two years ago I wrote a column in this space that basically said you could put a fork into the Democratic Party in Escambia County (Ala.) because it was done. That same fork now fits for the Democrati...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    November 7, 2019

Canes head to playoffs after 22-8 win

Flomaton High School wrapped up its 2019 regular season Thursday night with a 22-8 win at Southern Choctaw and now a new season begins this Friday night when the Hurricanes host Opp in the first...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    November 7, 2019

Community mourns loss of child

Cadena L. Curtis of Atmore experienced a mother's worst nightmare last Thursday night when her 3-year old son was struck by a vehicle and killed outside an Atmore daycare center and learned her...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    November 7, 2019

EB man jailed for sexually abusing child

A 41-year old East Brewton man is being held on $500,000 bond after being arrested for sex abuse I, sodomy I and sex abuse on a child less than 12-years old for alleged sexual contact with a 5-year...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    November 7, 2019

Charges upgraded after spice located

East Brewton police arrived at Keith Andrew Squaire's 100 Harrison St., Apartment F8 residence at 8 a.m. Monday to arrest him on warrants charging him with unlawful distribution and possession...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    November 7, 2019

Street address required

By Jan. 1, 2020, Flomaton residents and businesses will be required to have street addresses posted and must be displayed in a location plainly legible and visible from the street or road fronting...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    November 7, 2019

Stops yield five arrests

Traffic stops and the use of drug sniffing dogs led to the arrest of five people on drug charges over the past several days by the Escambia County (Ala.) Sheriff's Office. James Tunstall, 61, 11296 Tu...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    November 7, 2019

Garbage service set Nov. 15

Republic Services will do its last pickup of residential garbage in Flomaton on Monday, Nov. 11, and Waste Pro will then begin picking up curbside garbage Friday, Nov. 15. Residential garbage service...

 
 By Joe Thomas    Opinion    November 7, 2019

Don't take Veterans Day for granted

Monday is Veterans Day, but activities to honor the military services of thousands and thousands of men and women who have served our country actually kickoff at 1 p.m. today (Thursday) with a...

 
 By Joe Thomas    Sports    October 31, 2019

Cougars blow out Lowndes 41-0

Escambia Academy's Ty Williams scored four first half touchdowns to spark the Cougars' 41-0 win at Lowndes Academy that clinched homefield advantage for EA throughout the playoffs. The Cougars will...

 
 By Joe Thomas    Sports    October 31, 2019

Royals fall to Bozeman 49-35

After a slow start, Jay and Bozeman put on an offensive show Friday night with Bozeman scoring three fourth-quarter touchdowns to pull away with a 49-35 win over the visiting Royals. Jay will wrap up...

 
 By Joe Thomas    Sports    October 31, 2019

Canes beat Tigers, take region title

Flomaton High School captured its first region title with a 20-12 victory Friday night at T.R. Miller to give the Hurricanes the top spot in 3A's Region 1 and home field advantage in the playoffs...

 
 By Joe Thomas    Opinion    October 31, 2019

Get the facts right before speaking

My mother called me Sunday about a newspaper ad in the Tuscaloosa News from the Poarch Band of Creek Indians setting the 'record straight' about a group that has started a campaign against Poarch's mo...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    October 31, 2019

Tyler loved to train firefighters

Fire trucks from multiple jurisdictions lined the streets of Brewton Friday and followed one of their own to Weavers Cemetery in Appleton to pay their respects and to honor Appleton Volunteer Fire...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    October 31, 2019

Miss FHS to be crowned

Flomaton High School's Miss FHS Pageant will kickoff Tuesday, Nov. 5, with the talent portion of the competition and will return Thursday, Nov. 7, for pageant night that includes physical fitness,...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    October 24, 2019

Four jailed in Atmore drug bust

Three Atmore residents and one Bay Minette resident were arrested Friday after multiple law enforcement agencies executed a search warrant at an Atmore residence that turned up methamphetamine,...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    October 24, 2019

Flomaton gets an all A's grade

For the first time since the Alabama Department of Education began issuing school report cards, Flomaton Elementary School and Flomaton High School each received an A when grades were released last...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    October 24, 2019

Sex offender gets 15 years

One Atmore man was arrested and another sentenced to 15 years and a day for violating Alabama's Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act for failing to properly register with the Escambia County...

 
 By Joe Thomas    Opinion    October 24, 2019

Teachers can't teach students alone

Flomaton Elementary School and Flomaton High School made an 'A' for the first time under the current Alabama Department of Education report card scores. I say current, because I learned new tests to d...

 
 By Joe Thomas    Sports    October 24, 2019

Canes roll Thomasville

Flomaton's Daquan Johnson rushed for 290 yards and threw for two touch- downs to lead Flomaton to a 44-21 victory over the visiting Thomasville Tigers Friday night which clinched a playoff spot for...

 

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