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Students compete to represent Southern Pine

On Friday, January 17, 25 local students were chosen to compete for the honor of being a 2020 Southern Pine Electric Co-op Youth Tour representative. Students were chosen by faculty members of their...

 

Tips to help safely serve food and leftovers

Foodborne illness will put an instant damper on holiday celebrations. Practicing holiday food safety can reduce the chances of someone getting sick. Preparing and Serving Food “Do not let foods linger during preparation,” said Angela Treadaway, a...

 

Christmas Carol to begin tonight

Brewton Council of the Arts and Brewton Town and Gown Players are co- producing A Christmas Carol this holiday season, with four performances that kickoff tonight (Thursday) in Brewton. The production is under the direction of Stephen Billy and...

 

Scam using gift cards prevalent

The holiday season is here, and that presents plenty of opportunities for scammers to spoil Alabamians’ celebrations. A few scams are specific to the holidays, but most are variations on everyday frauds, ramped up to match seasonal spikes in...

 

Watson joins board

The Alabama Association of School Boards welcomed Regina Watson, with the Brewton City Board of Education, onto the 2019 All-State School Board last Saturday, Dec. 7, at its state convention in...

 

Tips to help find the perfect Christmas tree

For many, finding the perfect Christmas tree can make or break the holiday season. Luckily, people can easily find a perfect tree if they keep a few things in mind. Species Some people get their Christmas tree from a “cut your own” tree farm,...

 

This year's state ambassador sings 4-H's praises

In Birmingham, Ala. Kenneth Reese, the 2019–2020 Alabama 4-H state ambassador president, lives the 4-H motto. “I want to be a role model to youth and show them all the opportunities 4-H offers,” Reese said. “This is a goal I have had for...

 

Honoring those who fought for our freedom

Richard Benjamin CPL Richard Benjamin KIA Vietnam from Atmore, Ala. We are remembering you on this very sad day, Feb. 6, 1968, long years ago. You have served Christ well young man. You were 19 years...

 

Food scores released for Oct.

Escambia County (Ala.) released its food scores for October 2019. The scores are as follows: Atmore Abundant Life - 98 Atmore Comm. Hosp - 97 Atmore Dragway - 97 Baker’s Svc. Sta. - 97 Burger King - 94 Circle K (Nashville) - 88 Circle K (Main) -...

 

Huntingdon honors Brewton minister

Alumni Loyalty Award winner Dr. Ed Glaize ’85, a member of the Huntingdon board of trustees, began his professional career working in public affairs for the United States Air Force, then felt and answered a call to ministry by earning his Master...

 

Atmore's job fair draws about 150

County Commissioner Karean Reynolds partnered with Atlas Industrial Outsourcing to hold a community job fair at the Atmore City Hall on Monday at 5 pm. Atlas Industrial is a job outsourcing agency based out of Mobile that provides qualified workers...

 

Phi Delta Kappa holds meeting

The National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, (NSPDK) held its 96th Anniversary Conclave from Sunday, July 14 to Friday, 19 at the St. Louis Station Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri. The Theme of the Conclave focus on the Bold 21th Century Education:...

 

Local to compete in Nationals

Tatyana Wright, 17-year old senior at T.R. Miller High School and daughter of Timothy and Helen Wright, competed in the National American Miss Competition in May where she qualified to go to...

 

Coastal Alabama holds GED graduation ceremony

The Coastal Alabama Community College Adult Education Program and Hope Place Family Resource Center held graduation exercises June 20, 2019, at the Woodfin Patterson Auditorium in Brewton. Graduates completed the High School Equivalency Diploma or...

 

Local students receive honors

Locals attending colleges and universities in around the state and nation were honored recently at their schools. Brewton’s Joshua Barrett Fields, Class of 2020, was inducted into Sigma Tau Delta at Huntingdon College. Sigma Tau Delta is an honor...

 

County will receive $15K food grant

Escambia County (Ala.) has been awarded federal funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program for FY 2018. Escambia County has...

 

Escambia County (Ala.) releases May food scores

Escambia County (Ala.) has released its food scores for May 2019. The scores are as follows: Atmore Anchor Cafe - 97 Butcher’s Market - 98 Creek Travel Plaza - 99 David’s Catfish - 99 Dean’s NS Grill - 98 Diamond #6 - 96 Diamond #21 - 97...

 

Atmore nets arrests

On June, 7th 2019 officers with Atmore Police Department, Alabama Drug Enforcement Task Force and Alabama Department of Corrections K-9 Division performed several traffic stops for traffic violations which led to the following: Mike Sapser, 37 of...

 

Atmore pool offers swimming, diving lessons

For those in the Atmore area who need a place to cool off this summer, or learn to swim and dive, the Tom Byrne Park Pool opened for public swimming May 28 and will be open from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and Tuesday and Thursday...

 

Summer food program set

The Escambia County (Ala.) Summer Feeding Program began last Tuesday, June 4 and will continue through Friday, June 28, 2019. Monday through Thursday, breakfast will be served from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at Escambia County High School, Escambia County...

 

Pollard McCall sets honor roll

Pollard-McCall Jr. High announces their A and A-B honor roll students for the fourth nine weeks. The students’ names are as follows: All A's First Grade: Alex Bryant, Skipman Fountain, Logan Golden, Annelise Kent, Raghen Morris, Isaac White and...

 

Atmore VFW kicks off art contest

Atmore Memorial VFW Auxiliary to Post 7016 announces the kick-off of their 3rd Annual Summer Patriotic Art Poster Contest. Children ages 4-15 have the opportunity to compete for prize money in four age categories: 4-6, 7-9, 10-12, and 13-15. The...

 

County helps kick off census 2020

More than 200 Alabama city leaders, county commissioners and others including representatives from Escambia County joined Gov. Kay Ivey last week as she officially kicked off a year-long effort to...

 

Bratt students battle with books

The third, fourth and fifth grades from Bratt Elementary School participated in the Escambia County (Fla.) School District’s 2019 ‘Battle of the Books’ (BOB) competition after months of reading and quizzing each other on the details from a...

 

Memorial muck set for Jay this Friday

Between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m., Friday, May 17, on Commerce Street in Jay, area residents can see runners made up of law enforcement officers as they continue the 150 mile End of Watch Memorial Ruck in honor of the officers who lost their lives in 2018....

 

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