Mask, temp check at courthouse

With COVID-19 positive tests spiking across the area, Escambia County (Ala.) Commission Chairman Karen Reynolds announced that anyone entering the courthouse in Brewton or the courthouse annex in Atmore will not only be required to wear a mask, but they will also be required to have a temperature check.

Anyone attempting to enter either building with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed into the building. The temperature screening became effective Monday, July 20.

Everyone entering the courthouse or satellite office, including employees, will be required to enter the fr...