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The search continues for body

An area of Century on Highway 4 near Pine Barren Road and surrounding areas have been the focus of the search since Sept. 13 for the body of a missing woman, after police found a photo of the missing...

 By Joe Thomas    News    September 23, 2021 

Man accused of beating two children jailed

A man described in court records as either a natural parent, step parent, adoptive parent or legal guardian was arrested in Escambia County (Ala.) on charges of willful abuse of a child under the age... Full story


School board extends mask mandate; welcomes Digmon

The Escambia County (Ala.) Board of Education approved to extend the mask requirement inside school buildings across the county for students and staff and welcomed a familiar face when former board me...

 By Joe Thomas    News    September 16, 2021

$1 million bond for trafficking

An Atmore man is being held on $1 million bond for multiple charges including trafficking synthetic cannabis (spice) and faces prior charges that led to the traffic stop Sept. 9. Charlton Orlando...

 By Joe Thomas    News    September 16, 2021

Budget passes, utility rates up

The Flomaton Town Council passed its 2021-2022 budget Monday afternoon that projects revenues to be 20 percent above expenses and also increases water, sewer and garbage rates by 3 percent beginning... Full story

 By Joe Thomas    News    September 16, 2021

Flomaton council ratifies paving plan

The Flomaton Town Council gave its stamp of approval on a deal inked by Mayor Dewey Bondurant, Jr., to pave west of Railroad and College streets at a savings to the town. Bondurant said Escambia...

 By Joe Thomas    News    September 9, 2021

Nolin spent life helping others

David Nolin, who spent his career in education and is remembered for his love of children and working to create a path of success, died Thursday, Sept. 2, from complications with COVID-19 and left a...

 By Joe Thomas    News    September 9, 2021

Digmon named to school board seat

Sherry Digmon will return to the District 6 school board seat she lost in 2016 to David Nolin after the Escambia County School Board voted unanimously to appoint her to the vacant seat left by...

 By Joe Thomas    News    September 9, 2021

Next week's criminal jury term canceled

Escambia County's criminal jury term scheduled for Sept. 13 through Sept. 24 in Brewton has been cancelled, but Presiding Circuit Judge Jeff White issued an order Tuesday calling for a mandatory...

 By Joe Thomas    News    September 9, 2021

Board gives its OK to rental agreement

Newly selected Escambia County (Ala.) School Superintendent Michelle McClung will soon be moving into a rental house near W.S. Neal Elementary and Middle School in East Brewton after the school board... Full story

 By Joe Thomas    News    September 2, 2021

Man jailed for sex abuse

A 41-year old Brewton man wanted for sexual abuse of a child under the age of 12 turned himself in at the Escambia County Sheriff's Office on Aug. 24 and an additional charge of sodomy I was added...

 By Joe Thomas    News    September 2, 2021

Atmore seeks info

Atmore police are continuing their investigation into a 6:38 p.m. Tuesday shooting on South Main Street where the alleged shooter and the alleged victims fled the scene before police arrived. Atmore...

 By Joe Thomas    News    September 2, 2021

Back to the capital

Flomaton resident Ted Dean said he was watching TV last week about the March On For Voting Rights being held in Washington, D.C., Saturday and he told his wife Lillian "I'm going to Washington this...

 By Joe Thomas    News    September 2, 2021

Court will continue next week

Escambia County (Ala.) Presiding Circuit Judge Jeff White said COVID protocols are being taken to hold the criminal court week Sept. 13 through 24 at the courthouse in Brewton and as of Tuesday the...


Mental health fails shooting suspect

A shooting last Friday morning in Frisco City that caused the death of an innocent citizen, injured a sheriff's deputy and the shooter has drawn attention to the state's mental health system. Charles...

 By Joe Thomas    News    August 26, 2021

Atmore robbery suspect jailed

A Huntsville woman was scheduled to appear in a Madison County, Ala., courtroom yesterday (Wednesday) for a violation of probation hearing from a previous robbery charge, but instead was sitting in...

 By Joe Thomas    News    August 26, 2021

Committee meets today over zoning

Flomaton's committee charged with developing a zoning plan for the town limits, which will be voted on by the town council, will hold its second meeting today (Thursday, Aug. 30) at town hall. The pub...


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