Bessemer tops Cougars, 32-14

Bessemer tops Cougars, 32-14

No. 2 Bessemer Academy beat No. 3 Escambia Academy 32-14 Friday night, in a battle of unbeaten teams at Bachelor Field in Canoe. EA finished ... Read more

Latest news

Murder suspect Yeiter apprehended in Texas

Brett Richard Yeiter has been apprehended in Texas, according to Escambia County Sheriff’s Office officials. Yeiter is a suspect in an investigation of the shooting ... Read more

  1. Chevron on Howard Street robbed at gunpoint
  2. Trick-or-treating is Thursday in city
  3. General election is Nov. 4

The Latest

‘Drugs Erase Dreams’ rally educates

‘Drugs Erase Dreams’ rally educates

The Escambia County High School gymnasium was the sight of some important “life lessons” Thursday night, as the Atmore Lions Club sponsored the first “Drugs ... Read more

Students learn dangers of texting-while-driving

Students learn dangers of texting-while-driving

Escambia County High School students recently learned a tough lesson about the dangers of text messaging while driving. Kenneth Jernigan of Century visited the school ... Read more

Absentee ballot voting deadline is Thursday

As the gap closes between now and Election Day, voters should know the deadline to apply for an absentee ballot is also getting closer. Escambia ... Read more

Man sought in fatal shooting in eastern Escambia Co.

A Sellersville community man is dead, and police are now searching for his son-in-law in connection with the murder. Sheriff Grover Smith said the deputies ... Read more

1 hurt in Main Street crash

1 hurt in Main Street crash

A Brewton man was injured in a crash around 10:30 a.m. Monday morning, at the intersection of Craig Street and Main Street. Christopher Ramer, 22, ... Read more

  1. Williams Station Day rocks Atmore (with photo gallery)
  2. Williams Station Day returns
  3. Atmore kicks off ‘Food Day’
  4. Citizens ‘locked up’ for a good cause
  5. Auction raises money for Christmas presents
  6. State’s ‘Food Day’ to start in Atmore
  7. Fire burns Mobile Street home
  8. Walkers support cancer fight
  9. Brewton man dies from crash involving Atmore man
  10. Fire Marshal’s Office investigating fire; adjacent buildings avoid major damage
  11. Fire burns downtown building
  12. Thieves steal prescription drugs from Buy-Rite
  13. 3 injured in Wednesday night crash
  14. Man hurt after falling 25 feet
  15. United Fund ‘lock up’ needs volunteers
  16. ‘Toyz for Kidz’ auction set for Oct. 16
  17. Man hurt in crash near Brewton
  18. ECHS band earns ‘best of class’
  19. Woman killed in Robinsonville Road crash (updated)
  20. 2 hurt in crash downtown
  21. Earle’s named business of month
  22. Voters must register by Oct. 20
  23. Blue Devils ‘coming home’
  24. ECHS bands excel at Troy, Miller

Sports

Baker beats Northview, 35-27, for district title

Baker defeated visiting Northview, 35-27, on Friday night, as the Gators wrapped up the District 1-1A championship. The Chiefs fell to 6-2 overall for the ... Read more

  1. Bessemer tops Cougars, 32-14
  2. ECHS finishes regular season with victory
  3. Cougars improve to 8-0 after shutout

Lifestyles

Begging for a blessing

Begging for a blessing

Some of Atmore’s finest furry friends received a special spiritual blessing for the year Thursday evening, at Trinity Episcopal Church’s annual “Blessing of the Animals” ... Read more

Rally aims to increase public awareness of drug problem

Rally aims to increase public awareness of drug problem

The Atmore Lions Club is co-sponsoring a “Drugs Erase Dreams” rally later this month, in hopes of increasing the public’s awareness about local drug-related problems ... Read more

Kids enjoy activities at ‘Stomp the Yard’

Kids enjoy activities at ‘Stomp the Yard’

Young people came out in droves Saturday for the entertainment, education and food at the eighth annual “Stomp the Yard” rally. Dr. Bernard Bishop Ministries, ... Read more

Editorial

Support the kids in GECA!

This week will be a special time at the Greater Escambia Council for the Arts (GECA) theater, as more than 100 citizens come together to ... Read more

Columns

Swift gala picnic brought 100s of visitors

This week we are taking a look at people, places and things from 1975 and 1985. ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Thank you scouts, for helping with my service project

Dear Editor, I am writing to publicly thank Atmore Boy Scout Troop 26 for recently performing a service project at my home. After heel surgery, ... Read more

Schools

Students learn dangers of texting-while-driving

Escambia County High School students recently learned a tough lesson about the dangers of text messaging while driving. Kenneth Jernigan of Century visited the school ... Read more

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