Update: Contraband included drugs, weapon

Contraband items recovered at Atmore’s Holman Prison on Sunday, June 15, ranged from a machete to cell-phone chargers, according to the Alabama Department of Corrections ... Read more

National anthem celebrated

National anthem celebrated

The city of Atmore joined a nation-wide celebration of the 200th anniversary of the national anthem, during a community singing of the anthem Saturday at ... Read more

Contraband arrests made

Two Mobile residents were recently sent to jail, charged with throwing contraband over the fence at Atmore’s Holman Prison. Escambia County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy ... Read more

Circuit clerk will re-open Wednesdays

By Stephanie Nelson For The Advance Circuit clerks’ offices — including the one located in the Escambia County Courthouse — are going to reopen on ... Read more

Bryan ‘humbled’ by historic election

Newly elected Poarch Band of Creek Indians (PCI) Tribal Chairwoman Stephanie Bryan said she was “humbled” to be elected as the first female chair in ... Read more