Tri-City Ledger -

Click here to see a full listing of Alabama's Public Notices

Articles from the July 25, 2019 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 33



Border spat harms our Alabama

The detrimental effects of the humanitarian and national security crisis on our border extend all the way to Alabama communities. That’s why I’ve made it a priority to address our immigration policies. One of the most obvious ways our insecure...

 
 By Steve Flowers    Opinion    July 25, 2019

2020 U.S. Senate race picks up

The long hot summer has brought some crystallization to the 2020 U.S. Senate race. This seat is the Senate Seat held by Senator Jeff Sessions for almost two decades. He unwittingly made a strange and probably very regrettable decision to join Preside...

 
 By Pete Riehm    Opinion    July 25, 2019

Trojan horsewomen of color

Dubbed “the squad,” four freshmen Democrat Congresswomen have seized the national spotlight and made quite a splash in Congress. Their elections are remarkable firsts. Representatives Ilhan Omar (MN) and Rashida Tlaib (MI) are the first Muslim wo...

 

Magazine fire brings devastation to Mobile

Federal forces assumed control of the port of Mobile following the evacuation of Confederate forces at the close of the Blakley campaign. A war weary populace watched as the blue coats marched up the...

 

Remember radios are not a thing of the past

Like millions of other people, fifty years ago this past weekend, July 20, 1969, I was watching world history being made on the television. The United States became the first country to put men on the moon. Like most teenagers of the time this got...

 

Preacher Fawcett and the brush arbor revival

Barnett Crossroads, Alabama. Sometime late in the 1940's. In the days of my early childhood some special experiences stand out more vividly than others. I'll share one. The scene is at the southeast corner of the crossing. The old store still sat...

 

Tips and recipes on how to get the best of figs

Got Figs? Both Mrs. Frances Rallings and Johnny Hall of Brewton do! They have an abundance of figs on their trees this year. Johnny plans to have his first canning experience making Strawberry Fig Preserves and Mrs. Rallings will continue treating he...

 

Infant Griffin Parker Boyette

Infant Griffin Parker Boyette died Saturday, July 13, 2019, in Mobile. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, July 25, at Garden of Angels Cemetery in Mobile with Pastor Daniel Blaylock and Bro. Justin morse officiating.s Burial followed with...

 

Bessie Wilma Chavers

Bessie Wilma Chavers, 80, of Brewton, died Friday, July 12, 2019, in a Mobile hospital. Mrs. Chavers was a native of Escambia County, Ala., born the eleventh of thirteen children to Dennis and Bessie Baker Cain. The funeral was held at 1 p.m.,...

 

Stella Kate Hobbs

Stella Kate Hobbs, 78, of East Brewton, died Monday, July 8, 2019 in a Pensacola hospital. Mrs. Hobbs was a native and life-ling resident of Brewton who worked as a cook at Mr. B's Cafe for several years. She was of the Holiness faith. The funeral...

 

Tim Allen Kimmons

Tim Allen Kimmons, 57, died Friday, July 12, 2019, in Mobile. Mr. Kimmons was a native of Century and former resident of both Brewton and Flomaton, where he had spent most of his life. Living in Range, Ala. For the last five years, he was an...

 

Ernest Everett Merritt

Ernest Everett Merritt, 67, died Thursday, July 11, 2019 in Castleberry. Mr. Merritt was born in Fairhope, Ala. and had been a lifelong resident of Castleberry. A member of the Castleberry High School Class of 1969, he was owner and operator of a...

 

Isham Gordon 'I.G.' Nichols, Jr.

Isham Gordon “I.G.” Nichols, Jr., 85, of Atmore, died Sunday, July 14, 2019, in Mobile. Mr. Nichols was born May 14, 1934, to Isham Gordon, Sr. and Velma Nichols in Burnt Corn, Ala. A member of First Baptist Church of Atmore, he had attended...

 

Mary Lou Odom

Mary Lou Odom, 82, died Tuesday, July 9, 2019 in Brewton. Mrs. Odom was born in Castleberry, Ala. and was a life-long resident of this area. A homemaker, she was of the Christian faith. The funeral was held at 1 p.m., Thursday, July 11, at Craver's...

 

Joseph Barnett Weaver, Jr.

Joseph Barnett Weaver, Jr., 92, died Sunday, July 14, 2019. Mr. Weaver was born March 5, 1927, to Joseph Barnett, Sr. and Viola Booker Weaver in Akron, Ohio. His family relocated to Conecuh County, Ala., where he grew up on a farm. At age 17, he enli...

 

Lily Brunette Weaver Williams

Lily Brunette Weaver Williams, 89, of Pensacola, died Friday, July 12, 2019. Mrs. Williams was born May 6, 1930, to R.B. Winston and Minnie Bertha Brantley Weaver in Purdue Hill, Ala. Active in the community, she worked as a registered nurse and was...

 
 By Staff Report    News    July 25, 2019

New play headed to Monroeville

A new play, Truman Talks Nelle Harper Lee, will have its world premiere in Monroeville, Alabama at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 27 and Saturday, Sept. 28 and a matinee performance on Sunday, Sept. 30 at 2 p.m. The setting is the iconic courthouse known...

 

Commission OKs chamber money

In a vote 5-0, the Escambia County (Fla.) Board of Commissioners approved a proposal to spend the Fiscal Year 2018 $55,000 economic development funds in County Commissioner Stephen Barry's discretiona...

 
 By Staff Report    News    July 25, 2019

Locals graduate from University of Alabama

Several locals were among the graduates of the University of Alabama when it awarded some 5,716 degrees during its spring commencement May 3-5. The recipients are: from Atmore: Jazmine Nicole Adams with Juris Doctor; Gabrielle Leigh Bohannon with a...

 
 By Staff Report    News    July 25, 2019

June food scores released

Escambia County (Ala.) released its food scores for June 2019. The scores are as follows: Atmore Abundant Life Church - 93 Atmore Comm. Hosp. - 97 Atmore Dragway - 93 Burger King - 97 Circle K - 94 Creek Travel Plaza - 97 McDonald’s - Hwy 21 - 96...

 

Land code meeting planned

An open house meeting from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 1, at the Pace Community Center located at 5976 Chumuckla Hwy. in Pace is one of two meetings scheduled after Planning and Zoning Director Shawn Ward discussed the update of the Santa Rosa C...

 
 By Staff Report    News    July 25, 2019

FLOW visits Century August 6

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, August 6, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m....

 

Century hires Eddy to assist

The town of Century may see a new face in town hall starting July 29 following the council's approval July 15 to hire former Gulf Breeze City Manager Edwin “Buzz” Eddy and three others part-time...

 

Stolen vehicle search leads to meth charge

A McDavid woman associated with a possible stolen vehicle faces a felony drug possession charge after law enforcement searched her and found methamphetamine. Katherine Leigh Glass, 38, 306 Cox Road, w...

 

Counterfeit bills net arrest

A Flomaton woman was arrested July 18 and charged with one count felony passing a counterfeit bill when she attempted to pay for gasoline in Century. Mary Pauline Champion, 37, 293 Mize Road,...

 

Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019

Rendered 11/18/2019 22:17