City honors volunteer group

City honors volunteer group

The city of Atmore issued three proclamations during Monday’s city council meeting, honoring community volunteers, the YMCA and those who fight to end autism. Atmore ... Read more

Latest news

1 hurt after Jeep hits power pole

One person was hurt Wednesday afternoon, after a Jeep hit a power pole on Chapman Road around 4 p.m. According to first responders on scene, ... Read more

  1. Relay moved to church
  2. ECHS announces 2015 valedictorian
  3. Kenny Smith welcomes citizens’ input

The Latest

Celebrity waiters help ‘Save the Strand’ campaign

Celebrity waiters help ‘Save the Strand’ campaign

More than 200 hungry citizens braved the sporadic rain Monday night to enjoy good food, and help out a worthy local cause. First National Bank ... Read more

County considers new investments

Escambia County’s County Commission met Monday and was interested in seeking ways to get more money for the county. Commissioner Larry White asked the commission ... Read more

Survivors’ reception moved to church

The Survivors’ Reception for the 2015 Relay For Life will be Friday night at 6 p.m., at the Brooks Memorial Baptist Church fellowship hall. The ... Read more

JDCC fights sexual assault

JDCC fights sexual assault

Students at Jefferson Davis Community College’s Atmore campus joined together with college students across the nation, to recognize April as “Sexual Assault Awareness Month.” JDCC ... Read more

‘Celebrity Server’ dinner set for Monday

First National Bank and Trust will be sponsoring a “celebrity server dinner” on Monday night, with proceeds benefiting the Save the Strand campaign. The dinner ... Read more

  1. Rotary to host clay shoot
  2. Fatal crash victim identified
  3. I-65 crash victim’s name not yet released
  4. Death row inmate freed after nearly 30 years
  5. Traffic moving again on I-65
  6. JDCC not on federal financial watch list
  7. 1 dead, 6 injured in 9-vehicle crash on I-65
  8. Multi-vehicle crash on I-65
  9. ECHS principal Fuqua’s contract renewed
  10. Heritage Park will be ‘hopping’ Saturday
  11. Knott: Too early to know impact of charter law
  12. ‘Give Back Day’ for seniors
  13. A welcome appreciation
  14. Rotary offering 2 scholarships
  15. Wanted man captured
  16. Drug dogs search for Brewton man wanted by Poarch
  17. Woman, 24, hurt in crash
  18. Reality TV program films episode at Wind Creek
  19. Atmore native serves with Navy fighter squadron
  20. ‘Throw Down’ will feature BBQ contest, music
  21. He’s a 5-year survivor
  22. Former FUMC pastor named district superintendent
  23. Man victim of identity theft
  24. K-9 cops test their skills


Devils finish as area runner-up

Devils finish as area runner-up

Escambia County High School’s Blue Devils lost a pair of baseball games against Class 5A, Area 2, opponent Jackson last week. On Thursday, ECHS hosted ... Read more

  1. Mayfest 5K run will help Grace ministry
  2. Warhawks go 2-2 in recent games
  3. Lady Warhawks split series with Faulkner


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


Sexual assault still a serious issue

We applaud Jefferson Davis Community College for joining with colleges and universities across the nation this year, to recognize “Sexual Assault Awareness Month” (SAAM). We ... Read more


4 charter boat captains grew up here

Atmore can boast of four successful charter boat captains, Butch Tucker, Bill Staff Jr., Brent Shaver ... 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


ECHS announces 2015 valedictorian

Escambia County High School senior Christin Ashleigh Simpkins was recently announced as the valedictorian for the Class of 2015. The class salutatorian is Lyrica Nicole ... Read more