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Articles from the May 16, 2019 edition

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 By Joe Thomas    News    May 16, 2019

Hubbert named Miller coach

Maplesville High School head football coach Brent Hubbert was expected in Brewton yesterday following a special meeting of the Brewton City School Board Tuesday afternoon where Hubbert was named the...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    May 16, 2019

Flomaton to host economic workshop

Flomaton Mayor Dewey Bondurant Jr., is asking Flomaton residents to show up and show up in big numbers on Thursday, June 6, when John Robert Smith comes to town to make a presentation about Smart...

 

Century begins charter review

Following the recent investigation into the town of Century's financial status, the Council attended a workshop Monday night to look at the town's charter, which has remained unchanged since 1979, on...

 
 By Staff Report    News    May 16, 2019

Pomp and Circumstance

Flomaton First Baptist Day Care held a graduation ceremony for the Pre-K program on Friday at the chuch. Braylon Cayson receives his diploma from Pat Harwell. For more pictures, see our Photo...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    May 16, 2019

Newton has feet back on ground

A year ago this past Saturday Flomaton resident Scott Newton took off from the Atmore Airport in his experimental airplane that later crashed in the Robinsonville area leaving him with injuries that h...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    May 16, 2019

Who should hold clerk interviews?

Flomaton Mayor Dewey Bondurant Jr., Town Accountant Robert Hudson, and J.R. Jones, chairman of the board at Escambia County Bank will conduct interviews Wednesday, May 22, to narrow the list of...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    May 16, 2019

Grant to pay for assessment

The Flomaton Town Council voted 4-1 to approve a grant to conduct a free assessment of the old Jackson Theater to determine if the building contains led paint, asbestos or other dangerous materials....

 

Town of Jay seeks other funding

The town of Jay's application for a $300,000 legislative appropriation for the East Highway 4 water project did not pass the budget at the Florida Senate, according to Dewberry Engineering's Crystal...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    May 16, 2019

Visit nets meth in vehicle

A Brewton woman was one of two people arrested Saturday by Alabama Department of Corrections investigators during visitation at the Ventress Facility in Clayton. Morgan Steele, 27, of Brewton was...

 
 By Ledger Staff    News    May 16, 2019

Graduations start

Area high schools will hold graduation ceremonies starting tonight, Thursday, May 16, through Friday, May 24. Escambia Academy’s graduation is at 6 p.m., Thursday, May 16, at Grace Fellowship Church on Highway 31 in Atmore. Northview High...

 

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....

 

Radio works when world goes silent

“We've got it covered now,” said T.H. Merritt, vice president of the Rural Radio Preparedness Association (RRPA) and county radio officer for Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES)....

 

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...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    May 16, 2019

Council OKs sign funds

The Flomaton Town Council agreed to put $500 in an account at United Bank and $500 in an account at Escambia County to start funds to raise $43,910 to install four signs honoring Flomaton High...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    May 16, 2019

Flomaton to host jamboree this Friday

As others still try to figure out ways to honor the 3A 2018 championship football team from Flomaton High School, attention in the field house is focused on the 2019 season with the Hurricanes...

 

Lessen your chances of a stroke with these tips

"I will not have a stroke."  That small sentence is a powerful declaration. A promise of change. A focus on prevention. I will make changes to my daily life that help prevent stroke. I will help my family make changes that prevent stroke.  Whether...

 
 By Lou Vickery    Lifestyles    May 16, 2019

The Sunshine Report

TONE OF VOICE Do you realize that every time we speak, we speak twice? I don’t mean that we speak with a “forked tongue.” What I mean is that the words that come out of our mouths convey our thoughts, while our tone of voice reflects our...

 

Dorothy C. Allen

Dorothy C. Allen, 90, of Atmore, died Saturday, May 4, 2019 in Atmore. Mrs. Allen was born May 11, 1928 to Lewie D. and Mattie Dixon in Daleville, Ala. She served along side her husband for many years in the ministry as a church secretary and was a...

 

Clovers Ray Bell

Clovers Ray Bell, 76, of Atmore, died Wednesday, May 8, 2019 in Pensacola. Mr. Bell was born Jan. 12, 1943, to Ely D. and Annie Oakley Uptagrafft Bell in Mobile. A member and deacon of First Baptist Church of Atmore, he operated and retired from...

 

Charles Eugene Cooley

Charles Eugene Cooley, 66, of Brewton, died Thursday, April 25, 2019 following a brief illness. Mr. Cooley was a native of Milton, Fla. and long time resident of Brewton, where he was a member of Cedar Hill Baptist Church. A retired carpenter from...

 

Roger Glenn Dockens

Roger Glenn Dockens, 19, died Friday, May 3, 2019, in Bratt, Fla. Mr. Dockens was a native of Pensacola who had resided in Bratt, Fla. For most of his life. A former student at Northview High School, he was a member of the Bratt First Baptist...

 

Betty Jean Thames-Hardaway

Betty Jean Hardaway, 60, died Thursday, May 2, 2019. Mrs. Thames-Hardaway was born July 25, 1959 to Jimmy Miims and Claudia Bee North. Raised in the Walnut Hill community, she moved to Crestview, Fla. with her husband and joined Christ at the Church...

 

Barbara Ann Homan

Barbara Ann Homan, 69, died Friday, May 3, 2019 in Mobile. Mrs. Homan was a native of Eliska, Ala. who had resided in Phillipsville, Ala. for the past 40 years. Of the Pentecostal faith, she cared for others, raising two grandchildren. The funeral wa...

 

Roberta Scott Johnson

Roberta Scott Johnson, 75, died Tuesday, May 7, 2019 n Atmore, Ala. Mrs. Johnson was a native of Goodway, Ala. who had resided in Atmore for most of her life. Of the Baptist faith, she had retired from Vanity Fair with 15 years of service. The...

 

Wiley B. Tait, Sr.

Wiley B. Tait, Sr., 81, died Thursday, April 25, 2019. Mr. Tait was born June 27, 1937, to Will and Nancy Tait in Atmore. He relocated to Detroit, Mich. where he became employed by General Motor Company and became president of United Auto Workers in...

 

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