House OKs plan to close 14 prisons, build 4 new

House OKs plan to close 14 prisons, build 4 new

It is unclear what effect an $800 million prison bill which passed the Alabama House of Representatives Thursday will have on local prisons and the ... Read more

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FPD searching for Atmore man

The Flomaton Police Department is looking for an Atmore manwho has a warrant for his arrest.According to the FPD, David Earl Williams, 36, fled from ... Read more

  1. Key LCS ship legislation passes House committee
  2. Red Snapper season to open May 27
  3. Students’ future main topic at Mayor Breakfast

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Flomaton shooter arrested

Flomaton shooter arrested

Police place Atmore man in custody; charged with murder in death of 18 year old The Flomaton Police Department and other Alabama law enforcement agencies ... Read more

Woman leads cops on chase

A McDavid, Fla., woman led Atmore police officers on a high-speed chase that ended in her arrest late Sunday night. According to the APD, Tabatha ... Read more

County upholds firing of director

By Stephanie Nelson The Brewton Standard The Escambia County Commission Monday upheld the March termination of the county transit authority director Valeria Osby. Osby, who ... Read more

Legislators pass education budget

State legislators passed the largest Education Trust Fund Budget since 2008 last week, and Escambia County Schools Superintendent John Knott said he’s so glad that ... Read more

  1. STEM students to select road name
  2. Hall named FNB&T SVP, CFO
  3. Tanner named president of Atmore Community Hospital
  4. Atmore man arrested for Flomaton shooting
  5. McDavid woman leads police on high speed chase, arrested
  7. Local administrator runs for his health
  8. Healthy Kids Day is Saturday
  9. BBQ event deemed a success
  10. Local pharmacist dies
  11. Vickery to be inducted in Atmore HOF
  12. Billiard hall opens
  13. Local K-9 officer passes away
  14. Atmore native finishes Boston Marathon in 39th place
  15. Trailer crashes on I-65; lane closed
  16. Burglars still sought
  17. Council recognizes Boys, Girls state students
  18. CAC visiting schools
  19. Shooting clay
  20. City to spray for mosquitoes
  21. Garrard, Sanspree to be inducted in Atmore Hall of Fame April 30
  22. Celebrity Waiter is April 18 at David’s
  23. ECSS hit with payroll security breach
  24. Spring has sprung


Lady Rams to play in regional today

Lady Rams to play in regional today

Atmore Christian School split in Panhandle Christian Conference action last week to earn a berth in this weekend’s regional tournament in Loxley. The Lady Rams ... Read more

  2. Lionfish pose threat to red snapper
  3. ECHS track team competes at meet


Protect your skin from the sun’s many rays

Spring is here and with it comes warm temperatures and sunny skies. Many people will begin to ditch their winter wear and spend their weekends ... Read more

Looking back: Nothing much went on in Atmore; TV costs similar

Forty-five years ago there didn’t seem to be much going on in Atmore. Business owners were having some good sales and there did seem to ... Read more

The Strand Theatre had many films to show

I have noticed with interest the recent stories and photos of the Strand Theatre depicted in the 1940s and early 1950s. For those who attended ... Read more


Keep an eye out for school buses!

As school returns to Escambia County, we urge all motorists to show patience and care when traveling on the same roads as buses. According to ... Read more


‘Old time prepared food’ is incredible

Some memorable events in 1982 aroused my craving for “old time prepared” food. But before I ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

My care at ACH was exceptional

Dear Editor, I would like to extend my sincere appreciation to Atmore Community Hospital for the excellent care that was provided to me as I ... Read more


Huxford, A.C. Moore release honor rolls

The following are the A and A/B honor rolls for Huxford Elementary School for the third nine-week grading period.   A Honor Roll First Grade: ... Read more