Brimming with pride — ECHS wins statewide cap vote

Brimming with pride — ECHS wins statewide cap vote

Word of mouth, social media campaigns and school pride won the day for Escambia County High School, as the school’s baseball cap recently took first ... Read more

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Census: Atmore’s population drops 0.3%

Atmore’s population decreased by 30 people last year, according to estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau. However, its population loss by percentage was ... Read more

  1. Fire destroys house
  2. City may change sewer laws
  3. Man arrested after chase

The Latest

Atmore woman facing theft charge

An Atmore woman is facing theft charges after video showed she stole a patio set off her employer’s front porch. Jacqueline McMurray, 54, is charged ... Read more

VSO Hanks enjoying retirement

Mike Hanks has spent more than 27 years helping veterans, and now he’s enjoying the chance to spend more time with his family and hobbies. ... Read more

Advance earns 2 awards in journalism contest

The Atmore Advance received two awards in the 2015 Alabama Press Association (APA) Better Newspaper Contest, according to the results released by the APA on ... Read more

Leadership class graduates

Leadership class graduates

The 2014-15 Leadership Atmore class held its graduation on Thursday evening at the First United Methodist Church fellowship hall. Shown are: front row, left to ... Read more

CSX Railroad to close 2nd Ave./MLK crossings

CSX Railroad will be closing the Second Avenue and Martin Luther King Drive railroad crossings beginning on Tuesday, May 26, or Wednesday, May 27, in ... Read more

  1. F. Lee Bailey to join ‘Lou in the Morning’
  2. Academic All-Stars honored
  3. ECSO: Man wanted for strangling mother
  4. Sowell Avenue adds 4-way stop
  5. NVFD gets tower
  6. 5 inducted into Atmore Area Hall of Fame
  7. Hydrant flushing begins May 31
  8. High schoolers serve ‘jury duty’ at Law Day
  9. Joined in prayer
  10. Oak Hill adds new crematory garden
  11. Atmore woman killed in crash
  12. Man missing near McDavid
  13. Uriah man arrested for Kangaroo robbery
  14. Shooting victim identified in stand your ground case
  15. McGhee among state’s ‘most influential’
  16. Culinary arts annex approved for ECHS
  17. Sheriff: Jail already overcrowded
  18. Arbor Day celebrated
  19. JDCC welcomes high school juniors
  20. ‘Day of Prayer’ is Thursday
  21. ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ soon
  22. Dead woman left at ER door; investigation continues
  23. PCI offers to bail out state’s budget woes
  24. City honors Boys State, Girls State students


EA competes against top AISA teams

EA competes against top AISA teams

Escambia Academy’s football team played in a spring jamboree Friday at Edgewood Academy, in Elmore. The Cougars played one half against home team Edgewood, and ... Read more

  1. Northview falls in state semis
  2. Chiefs state bound
  3. Vote for ECHS as state’s best ball cap


Powell, Davis to wed in April

Powell, Davis to wed in April

Mr. and Mrs. Christopher S. Powell of Olive Branch, Miss., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Caroline Jean Powell, to Mr. ... Read more

Reality TV program films episode at Wind Creek

Reality TV program films episode at Wind Creek

Stars of a reality television show recently visited Wind Creek Casino & Hotel, to both enjoy some rest and relaxation and also film an episode ... Read more

Chess club meets in Atmore

Chess club meets in Atmore

The Atmore Chess Club combines the history of one of the world’s classic games with the benefits of modern technology. Club president Tom Richardson explained ... Read more


New Hall of Fame class is worthy

It is often said that “children are our future,” and it was evident that was the case Saturday when five new members were inducted into ... Read more


Local softball star makes college World Series

When the Vickrey and Wilson families travel to the College NAIA Girl’s Softball World Series this ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

DHR appreciates community’s support

On behalf of the Escambia County Department of Human Resources and its board, I would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude to all of those ... Read more


Academic All-Stars honored

A total of 134 high school students were honored by the Atmore Rotary Club on Thursday evening, during the 30th annual Academic All-Star Program at ... Read more