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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....

 

Apr. food scores released

Escambia County (Ala.) has released its food scores for April 2019. The scores are as follows: Atmore Arby’s - 94 Baker’s Svc. Sta. - 94 Buster’s Restaurant - 96 Chen’s Chinese Buff - 87 Church’s Chicken - 90 Circle K 272-1565 - 94 Diamond...

 

Concealed carry permits renewable locally

Scott Lunsford, Escambia County (Fla.)Tax Collector, reminds citizens that they can submit an original application or renew their concealed weapon license at both the Warrington and Molino offices. “Our office is a one-stop shop for concealed...

 

Money will help locate, arrest criminals

Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $105,000 grant to improve the capability of the state’s law enforcement agencies to locate and arrest criminals and make communities safer. The grant will enable the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s Fusion Center to...

 

Albritton's lottery bill passes

After passing what has been referred to as a "clean lottery bill" through the Senate last week, bill sponsor Sen. Greg Albritton said when his bill reaches the floor of the Alabama House this week it...

 

Mobile license unit to visit Century

Residents of the Century area can skip the trip to Pensacola to take care of any driver’s license issues from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., on Tuesday, May 7, at the Billy G. Ward Century Courthouse located at 7500 N. Century Boulevard thanks to a partnership...

 

Food scores for March released

Escambia County (Ala.) released the food scores for March 2019. The scores are as follows: Atmore Acapulco Mexican - 90 AL Wing House - 94 All of God’s Children - 100 The Coffee House - 98 Diamond #4 - 95 Gather - 98 Hardee’s - 92 Popeye’s -...

 

FLOW to come to Century

Escambia County (Fla.) Tax Collector Scott Lunsford, has partnered with the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles to bring the Florida Licensing On Wheels (FLOW) mobile office to Century from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., on Tuesday, May 7, at...

 

County Road 168 will get new bridge, expect detour

In April, the Florida Department of Transportation will replace the structurally deficient bridge on County Road 168 over Unnamed Branch, northwest of Century. The new bridge will consist of two 12-foot travel lanes with 6-foot shoulders and a...

 

PCI and Explorium partner for new screen theater in Mobile

The Exploreum Science Center announces a groundbreaking new partnership with the Poarch Band of Creek Indians in the digital upgrade of its Dome Theater. Working with D3D, a nationally recognized company based in Evanston, Illinois, the Exploreum...

 

Program to draw girls to cybersecurity

A Girls-only cybersecurity program entitled ‘Girls Go CyberStart,’ which has officially launched today, is the result of a partnership between Alabama’s Gov. Kay Ivey and 26 other state governors and SANS Institute. It is designed to encourage...

 

Partnership allows larger coverage area

South Alabama SKYWARN organization has formally teamed with the Rural Radio Preparedness Association to enhance coverage and share resources across the Mobile National Weather Service Office Area of Responsibility (AOR), which includes 5 counties in...

 

Six Northview students recognized for arts

Six students from Northview High School will join others from the Escambia County (Fla.) School System to be recognized at the Escambia County Public Schools Foundation’s 2019 Mira Awards on Thursday, April 11 at 6 p.m. at Booker T. Washington...

 

Art contest open to HS students

The First Congressional District Art Competition is open to all high school students who reside in the First Congressional District. All entries must be an original concept, 2-dimensional, no larger than 26 inches high, 26 inches wide, and 4 inches...

 

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