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Spring break programs offered

Escambia County's Play, Learn, Grow after school program will host a special spring break program Monday, March 18 through Friday, March 22 from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Brownsville Community Resource Center, 3200 W. De Soto St. The program is...

 

Food scores for Feb. released

Escambia County (Ala.) released its food scores for Feb. 2019. The scores are as follows: Atmore Ala Wing House - 84 Atmore Comm Hosp - 96 Atmore Dragway - 97 Circle K - 91 Creek Travel Plaza - 95 Diamond Gasoline - 93 Discount Beer/Tob - 90...

 

Local students recognized at schools

Coastal Alabama Community College has released its Fall 2018 Presidential and Dean’s List. The following local students made the President’s List: from Atmore: Ann L. Boatwright, Katelyn Alexis Daughtry, Henry Earl Freemon, Jr., Lauren Beth...

 

Northview High School Blue Jacket Jamboree set March 30

The 2019 Northview High School FFA Blue Jacket Jamboree will be held Saturday, March 30 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Escambia County 4-H Facility off South Highway 99 in Molino. The students received a $2,500 contribution from Escambia County...

 

Brantley earns certification

Flomaton native Michael G. Brantley, son of Bo and Dot Brantley, has completed all requirements for a Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) certification. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, this highly respected certification is...

 

Brewton native makes Dean's List

McHenry Coleman Sr. of Brewton has been named to the Dean's List of Mississippi College for Fall 2018. The Mississippi College Office of Academic Affairs releases the dean's list after the close of fall and spring semesters each academic year. To be...

 

Jay businesses go smoke-free

Many Jay area businesses and other organizations in Santa Rosa County are now tobacco free, a growing trend throughout the state and country. To date, 24 local businesses in Santa Rosa County have implemented tobacco free policies, including...

 

Board OKs personnel changes

The Escambia County (Ala.) Board of Education approved the following personnel changes at its Thursday, Feb. 21 meeting. Resignations Yolonda Walters, science teacher at Escambia County Alternative School, effective February 15, 2019; Holly Pettis,...

 

Upcoming Red Cross blood drives

The American Red Cross offers two upcoming local blood donation opportunities between today and and middle March are from 1:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., on Thursday, March 14, at Walmart located at 3371 South Alabama Avenue in Monroeville and from 10 a.m....

 

Math tourney winners announced

Flomaton High School captured the first place trophy at the Coastal Alabama Community College Michael Tedder Mathematics Tournament, held on Thursday, January 24, on the Brewton campus. Eight high schools and a total of 196 students participated in...

 

Fla. program to offer youths jobs

Escambia County (Fla.) is seeking youth ages 16 to 24 who are interested in an opportunity to get paid work experience this summer through the Escambia County Youth Employment Program (ECYEP). Applications are due Friday, March 8. Qualified youth...

 

Esc. Co. Ala. Food scores

Escambia County (Ala.) has released its food scores for January 2019. The scores are as follows: Atmore Abundant Life DC - 98 Anchor Cafe - 97 Burger King - 97 David’s Catfish - 99 Dean’s Grill - 98 Diamond Gas - 91 Fastlane Conv. Store - 92...

 

Atmore workshop will help economic growth

Atmore officials announced Monday that they will partner with representatives from Smart Growth America this month as part of a free, grant-funded technical assistance program. This workshop seeks to provide local officials and community leaders...

 

Ward students' science boards win

Ernest Ward Middle School 7th Graders Kelsey Boykin and Judson Lee placed for their individual Science Fair Boards and Interview Presentations in the 2019 Annual West Panhandle Regional Science and Engineering Fair at UWF. Boykin’s chemistry...

 

Locals recognized at schools

Coastal Alabama Community College has released its Fall 2018 Presidential and Dean’s List. The following local students made the President’s List: from Atmore: Ann L. Boatwright, Katelyn Alexis Daughtry, Henry Earl Freemon, Jr., Lauren Beth...

 

Blood donations needed

Upcoming Red Cross blood donation opportunities bewteen nowand Feb. 15 will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 23 at Monroeville at Trustmark National Bank, located at 60 Hines Street and from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., Friday, Feb. 15, at Walmart,...

 

Northview graduate finishes basic

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Tristen Creamer, a 2018 graduate of Northview High School, graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Creamer is the son of Tonya Gevedon of Murfreesboro, Tennessee,...

 

Locals make lists, graduate at Alabama

Many local students from Atmore, Brewton, East Brewton and Flomaton were among the total of 12,332 students enrolled during the 2018 fall term at The University of Alabama who were named to the Dean's List with an academic record of 3.5 or above or...

 

Northview art wins, on display

Art educator Sarah Stubbs of Northview High School and Ernest Ward Middle School student Patrick Rolin were named winners in their category at the 65th Annual Youth Art Focus exhibit at the Pensacola Museum of Art, available for viewing now until...

 

Local schools to vie at Whataburger

Come out to Whataburger located at 8340 North Century Boulevard from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 31, and be a part of the Whataburger Challenge, a partnering of Whataburger Restaurants LLC, Northview and Jay High School baseball teams and the...

 

Century garden meeting set

At 2 p.m., Friday, Feb. 1, there will be a planning meeting the Hope Garden project, Century’s Community Garden at Pensacola State College Century Center, Room 7721. The Hope Garden is a project that rose out of the Century Community Redevelopment...

 

FLOW coming to Century Tuesday

Scott Lunsford, Escambia County Tax Collector, has partnered with the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles to bring the Florida Licensing On Wheels (FLOW) mobile office to Century on Tuesday, February 5, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at...

 

Locals named to university lists; graduate

Local students from Atmore, Brewton and Flomaton were recognized by their schools for academic accomplishments. Ryan Daniel and Perry Metzler, both attending Troy University, completed the requirements for graduation with bachelor of science degrees...

 

Pollard McCall announces honor roll

Pollard-McCall Jr. High School announces their Honor Roll for the second nine weeks: ALL A's First Grade: Alex Bryant, Eden Clark, Audrianna De La Cruz, Skipman Fountain, Logan Golden, Blake Hagen, Annelise Kent, Lucas Minchew, Raghean Morris, Isaac...

 

ECAT to hold two public meetings soon

The Escambia County Area Transit (ECAT) will hold two public workshops to provide community input regarding the North Escambia Transportation Service Pilot Project. ECAT and Escambia County Community Transportation staff will be on hand to answer...

 

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