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 By Joe Thomas    News    May 13, 2021 

THC filled candies nets arrests

A Daphne man stopped on Interstate 65 Saturday about midnight driving with no head lights or tail lights, now sits in the Escambia County Detention Center in Brewton on $1.5 million bond after the...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    May 13, 2021 

Woman trapped in burning home dies

A 70-year old Brewton area woman died Friday night when the wheelchair-bound woman was trapped inside her burning home on Jernigan Road, near McCall. Phala Partin Hay, 266 Jernigan Road, was found...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    May 13, 2021 

On-line tax sale begins Monday

Escambia County (Ala.) will be holding its online delinquent tax sale beginning at 9 a.m. Monday, May 17, and will continued until 4 p.m. The sale of parcels with past due property taxes will...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    May 13, 2021 

Grants need to start with mayor

Flomaton Mayor Dewey Bondurant, Jr., and several council members said all grant applications for funds to help the town need to come from the mayor's office and not from individual council members....

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    May 13, 2021 

Complaints raised over racetrack

Escambia County (Ala.) Sheriff Heath Jackson told county commissioners Monday that they should expect a crowd of people at the next meeting to complain about the noise at the Tri-County Racetrack...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    May 6, 2021

Molino man killed in crash

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency continues its search for the driver of a vehicle responsible for a multiple-vehicle crash Monday night near Flomaton that claimed the life of an 85-year old Molino...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    May 6, 2021

Flomaton man is escorted out of court

A Flomaton man arrested on multiple theft charges had to be escorted out of his bond hearing by sheriff's deputies after claiming he was not guilty and accusing deputies of assaulting him and...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    May 6, 2021

Crowd cleans cemetery

"It was beyond everything I expected," is how Kay Wagner explained Saturday's clean-up day at Flomaton Cemetery. In March, Wagner announced that she was working on a plan to bring back 'Decoration...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    April 29, 2021

Atmore suspect crashes on I-65

An Atmore man wanted for shooting two people Sunday night, apparently fired at a third Monday and led law enforcement on a high speed chase that ended when the suspect crashed on Interstate 65 in...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    April 29, 2021

Remains ID'd as the missing Virginia woman

Escambia County (Ala.) Sheriff Heath Jackson said skeletal remains found Dec. 26, 2020, in Conecuh County have been positively identified as the remains of Shari Saunders who had left Norfolk, Va.,...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    April 29, 2021

Cemetery clean-up set for this Saturday

Kay Wagner said all systems are on go for Saturday's clean-up day at the Flomaton Cemetery and said she's been overwhelmed by the people who have already been doing work and those who plan to be there...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    April 22, 2021

Vaccine clinics on this weekend

As COVID-19 numbers begin to rise, residents will have two opportunities to receive free vaccinations this weekend in Flomaton and Poarch. Flomaton Medical Center Pharmacy on Highway 113, will be...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    April 22, 2021

Guard arrested for cash for drugs deal

A correctional officer at the Escambia County Detention Center in Brewton was arrested Friday, April 16, on charges of using her position for personal gain after being accused of accepting money to sm...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    April 22, 2021

Clean up event set

The cities of Brewton and East Brewton, along with the Escambia County Commission are sponsoring events around today's official Earth Day with clean-up opportunities that include providing trash bags...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    April 22, 2021

'No tolerance' on bus stops

Flomaton Police Chief Chance Thompson is issuing a warning: there will be zero tolerance for motorists passing stopped school buses while the bus' emergency lights and stop sign are visible. "We have...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    April 15, 2021

CORRECTION: COVID vaccine is available APRIL 24

(EDITOR'S NOTE: The printed edition of the Tri-City Ledger has an incorrect date for availability of the COVID-19 vaccine; the free vaccination clinic at Flomaton Medical Center Pharmacy will be held...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    April 15, 2021

Moore named new town clerk

Carrie Moore, who has served as the clerk for the city of Evergreen since 2017, was hired by the Flomaton Town Council last Thursday as the new town clerk for Flomaton. Moore said she lacks two...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    April 15, 2021

Flomaton cemetery clean-up set May 1

During Thursday afternoon's Flomaton Town Council meeting, Councilwoman Kay Wagner announced that plans for a May 1 clean-up day at the Flomaton Cemetery are a go and she already has people and...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    April 15, 2021

Flomaton man dies while turkey hunting

An autopsy was ordered to determine the cause of death of a Flomaton man who collapsed while turkey hunting and was later pronounced dead at the scene. Dempsey Leon Hadley, 27, died April 10, while...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    April 8, 2021

Who owns the Century center?

Although no action was taken, the Century Town Council discussed the recent discovery that the Carver Community Center still belongs to the Escambia County Board of Education and how it will effect...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    April 8, 2021

Man jailed for boarding train

A Mountain Brook man was arrested Sunday in Flomaton on multiple charges after getting into an engine of a train, tampering with controls and later unhooking airlines between rail cars and causing...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    April 8, 2021

EB suspect fleeing cops shoots self

A suspect fleeing the East Brewton police died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head as officers were setting up a permitter to apprehend the suspect. East Brewton Police Chief...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    April 8, 2021

Brewton man jailed for trafficking drugs

A Brewton man his being held on $1 million bond on multiple drug charges that include unlawful possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, unlawful possession of...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    April 8, 2021

Brewton area man faces SORNA charge

A Brewton area man who was arrested last April for violating Alabama's Sexual Offender Notification Act, now faces four additional SORNA violations and has been jailed on $100,000 bond. Marcus Devan...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    April 1, 2021

Fountain warns about air travel

Escambia County Circuit Clerk John Robert Fountain said the requests for passports and the renewal of passports is picking up after a year stagnated by COVID-19, but Fountain says he issues a warning...

 

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