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 By Joe Thomas    News    June 20, 2019 

Smith guilty of abusing boys

Moments before a jury was scheduled to begin hearing testimony in two of multiple charges against a Brewton man accused of sex acts with young boys, the defendant withdrew his not guilty plea and...

 
 By Gretchen McPherson    News    June 20, 2019 

'Intimadation' at town of Century

“I feel sorry for the employees of the town as they must work under conditions of intimidation and the threat of losing their jobs if they air the town’s dirty laundry with outsiders,” stated...

 
 By Gretchen McPherson    News    June 20, 2019 

Report calls for major changes

In a meeting held at Century Town Hall last Thursday, independent financial consultant Robert Inzer outlined his recommendations to address the problems a February 2019 grand jury report released...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    June 20, 2019 

Enjoying blueberries in the shade

Blueberry Crunch was a favorite for young and old alike Saturday at the annual Alabama Blueberry Festival at Jennings Park in Brewton. A capacity crowd was on hand for a day of fun, food, vendors and...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    June 20, 2019 

Holman stabbing leaves inmate dead

One inmate is dead and another has been charged in a fatal stabbing Saturday afternoon at Fountain Correctional Facility in Atmore. According to information released by Bob Horton, public information...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    June 20, 2019 

Holman correctional officer arrested for controlled substance

A correctional officer at Holman Prison in Atmore was arrested Monday and charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance. According to a release from the Alabama Department of...

 
 By Gretchen McPherson    News    June 20, 2019 

Water boil in part of Jay

In a project update by Jay Operations Manager Eric Seib Monday night, the electrical bid for the Jay Livestock Market was below $10,000, and roofing bids are due by today, June 20, and the roofing...

 
 By Gretchen McPherson    News    June 20, 2019 

Century PSC offers welding and carpentry in fall

Anyone interested in welding or construction as a career can enroll for welding or carpentry classes at Pensacola State College to be offered this fall starting Monday, August 19. The certified...

 
 By Gretchen McPherson    News    June 20, 2019 

Grant could save Fidelis

Shortly after the public meeting May 21 with the Santa Rosa County commissioners seeking public input regarding future improvements to Fidelis Park, a grant writer for the county contacted Jay...

 
 By Gretchen McPherson    News    June 20, 2019 

School gets system-wide upgrade

At the meeting of the Escambia County (Ala.) Board of Education on Thursday, June 13, the board heard a report from on the installation of the video surveillance systems in a system-wide initiative by...

 
 By Staff Report    News    June 20, 2019 

Board OKs personnel changes

The Escambia County (Ala.) Board of Education approved the following personnel recommendations at its Thursday, June 13 meeting. The changes are as follows: Resignations Jarvis Bryant Ripley, math teacher at Escambia County High School, effective...

 
 By Staff Report    News    June 20, 2019 

Rabies clinic set for this Saturday

The Escambia County (Ala.) Rabies Clinic will be Saturday, June 29, from 7 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. to give rabies shots. The shots are $12 each and cats must be in carriers and dogs must be on leashes. Dogs and cats must above 3 months of age and older to...

 
 By Gretchen McPherson    News    June 20, 2019 

Jay man victim of hit and run

“Early Saturday morning in Downtown Pensacola around 1:00 I was hit by a truck, and the guy decided to flee the scene,” stated 22-year-old Max Whitman from Jay, Fla. on social media. “The cops...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    June 13, 2019

Bell pleads guilty to manslaughter

A Flomaton man originally indicted for murder in the shooting death of his girlfriend pleaded guilty of manslaughter and will spend the next two years in prison followed by three years in community...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    June 13, 2019

Council to eye code changes

After a full day last Thursday and an open forum during Monday night's Flomaton Town Council meeting, the council decided to study and make a decision on whether or not to proceed with adopting Form...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    June 13, 2019

$1 million bond on trafficking

An Atmore man is in the Escambia County Detention Center on $1 million bond following an investigation by the Atmore Police Department that led to the seizure of 2.49 pounds of marijuana found inside...

 

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...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    June 13, 2019

Ala. Power closing Brewton, Flomaton offices

The Alabama Power business offices in Brewton and Flomaton will be closing by Aug. 30 in a mass closing of nearly half of the power companies offices across the state of Alabama. The office in Atmore...

 

Century man charged with fraud, grand theft

A Century man was arrested last Thursday and is facing charges of grand theft and fraud following an investigation that revealed he had cashed multiple business checks even though no contractual...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    June 13, 2019

Law seeks Conecuh man

Area law enforcement agencies are asking the public to help locate a Conecuh County man who is facing multiple felony charges and was last seen Sunday night in the Damascus community in Escambia...

 

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...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    June 13, 2019

Council hires town clerk

Jamie Young was promoted from billing clerk to town clerk Monday night by the Flomaton Town Council and Bianca James was hired to fill Young's place in the front office. The council voted 4-0-1 for...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    June 13, 2019

Escapee found, arrested

A Pensacola man who appeared at the Escambia County Courthouse in Brewton Thursday for a paternity test was arrested inside the courtroom on outstanding warrants from Atmore and later escaped prior to...

 
 By Michael Tonder    News    June 13, 2019

Deputy killed in crash

Monroe County Sheriff’s deputy Julius Dailey, 28, was killed in the line of duty early Monday morning when he lost control of his vehicle while responding to a burglary call. According to Monroe County Sheriff Tom Boatwright, at 11:58 p.m. Monday,...

 
 By Staff Report    News    June 13, 2019

Century Library offers free lunch

The West Florida Public Libraries will be serving free lunch this summer with Feeding the Gulf Coast at Century Library from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday through Friday through Friday, August 2. Meals are for chldren 18 years of age or younger or...

 

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