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Ivey announces mask order extension

Gov. Kay Ivey today announced that the mask order has been extended to Nov. 8, at 5 p.m. ... Read more | Add your comment

Cougars rise to No. 4 in latest ASWA poll

Escambia Academy moved up one spot in AISA and T.R. Miller dropped a couple spots in Class 3A ... Read more | Add your comment

Etheridge crowned ECHS queen

Alihyana Etheridge was crowned Escambia County’s 2020 Homecoming Queen on Sept. 25. Etheridge is shown with 2019 Queen ... Read more | Add your comment

City council hears explanation on peanut facility

The Atmore City Council hosted a public explanation Sept. 28 on the peanut shelling facility that’ll be built ... Read more | Add your comment

Atmore

149 Rotary Club Academic All-Stars recognized

One-hundred-and-forty-nine area students were recognized as Atmore Rotary Club Academic All-Stars. The Academic All-Star program began in 1985 by the Atmore Rotary Club to recognize ... Read more | Add your comment

by Andrew Garner.

Atmore

Landis Design Co. named business of month

Landis Design Co. was named the Business of the Month for May by the Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce. Shown from L to R: Chamber ... Read more | Add your comment

by Andrew Garner.

Atmore

UBCD provides financing for senior development

UB Community Development, LLC (UBCD) announced Sept. 25 that it is providing secondary financing to Gateway Development and CRN Development for the construction of Atmore ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 5:34 pm

Atmore

Harrison, Gideons run off is Oct. 6

The runoff election for the Atmore City Council District 5 seat will be held next Tues., Oct. 6. Incumbent Chris Harrison is facing Bub Gideons ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 5:33 pm

Atmore

APL to hold pumpkin decorating contest

The Atmore Public Library is holding its pumpkin decorating contest to coincide with this year’s Williams Station Day. Library Director Hope Lassiter said the contest ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 5:32 pm

Atmore

Atmore FEMA unit extends hours

FEMA’s Mobile Registration Intake Center in Atmore at city hall has extended its operation through today, Wed., Sept. 30, according to officials. The MRIC is ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 5:32 pm

Atmore

ACH announces new doctor for complete care clinic

Atmore Community Hospital announced Sept. 28 that Layla Lundquist-Smith M.D. has joined the staff of the ACH Complete Care. Lundquist-Smith will begin seeing patients beginning ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 5:31 pm

Atmore

Alabama Power office in Atmore open

Alabama Power officials announced recently that its office in Atmore has reopened to the public. “Alabama Power has safely and responsibly reopened its business office ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 5:29 pm

Columnists

A New Supreme Court Justice

By Rep. Bradley Byrne On the Friday night after Hurricane Sally passed, while many of us down here were still digging out and cleaning up ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 5:26 pm

Columnists

Me, a chatter box? It can happen

It was a small crowd, but there were laughs and hearty conversation. As I usually do on a Saturday night, I made my way to ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 5:25 pm

Escambia County High School

ECHS to host county volleyball tourney

Escambia County’s volleyball team is hosting the county volleyball tournament this Sat., Oct. 3. The tournament will featured ECHS, Flomaton, T.R. Miller and W.S. Neal. ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 5:24 pm

Escambia Academy

Battle on the Line

Escambia Academy, Northview to meet Friday The distance between Canoe, Ala. and Bratt, Fla. is some 4 miles. The distance between the two  goal posts ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 5:23 pm

Atmore

Alabama Power office in Atmore open

Alabama Power officials announced recently that its office in Atmore has reopened to the public. “Alabama Power has safely and responsibly reopened its business office ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, September 27, 2020 11:50 am

Escambia Academy

Escambia County throttles Monroe Co. 35-6

EA tops Tuscaloosa Academy 28-13 Escambia County throttled Monroe County 35-6 in a delayed homecoming contest Friday night in Atmore. The Blue Devils led MCHS ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Saturday, September 26, 2020 2:09 am

Northview

Chiefs win opener over Holmes County 39-6

There were a couple of firsts for Northview Friday night. The Chiefs defeated Holmes County 39-6 to win their season opener, and first-year head football ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Friday, September 25, 2020 10:41 pm

Atmore

DRA grant awarded to city

The city of Atmore received a portion of a $2.2 million Delta Regional Authority grant to help build a transload facility for the coming peanut ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Friday, September 25, 2020 11:00 am

Atmore

Many thank linemen for restoration effort

Hanging from a newly-installed power pole, a lineman does his job. In addition to Alabama Power crews, crews from Bryd Electric, Pike and Power Grid, ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Friday, September 25, 2020 10:59 am

Atmore

SOLID CLEAN UP EFFORT

A collective effort between the city of Atmore’s fire, police and street departments, along with many citizens, helped provide aid and clean up during and ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Friday, September 25, 2020 10:57 am

Atmore

Atmore library receives donation

Sen. Greg Albritton presented a $4,000 check to the Atmore Public Library Sept. 22 from the State of Alabama Education Funds. Shown here from L ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, September 25, 2020 10:55 am

Atmore

ECHA releases latest COVID-19 update

The Escambia County Healthcare Authority released its latest COVID-19 update from its two hospitals. According to a release, the ECHA said that there have been ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Friday, September 25, 2020 10:26 am

Atmore

Food drive giving out bags of food tomorrow

The Feeding Families Food Drive, the Atmore food drive to help feed families who were affected by Hurricane Sally, will be giving out bags of ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, September 24, 2020 10:17 am

Escambia Academy

EA is No. 5 in AISA in latest poll

Escambia Academy rose to No. 5 in AISA in the latest Alabama Sports Writers Association high school football rankings, which was released today. The Cougars ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 11:00 pm

Escambia County High School

Blue Devils win 1st game of season

ECHS to play Monroe County for homecoming this Friday Escambia County picked up its first win of the season in a 13-9 decision over St. ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Monday, September 21, 2020 9:17 pm

Atmore

Atmore woman organizing food drive

An Atmore woman is organizing a food drive to help those living in the city and surrounding areas who were affected by Hurricane Sally. Organzier ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Monday, September 21, 2020 2:33 pm

Atmore

FEMA assistance programs approved for Escambia County

Gov. Kay Ivey’s office announced today that Escambia County has been approved for individual and public assistance from FEMA. Hurricane Sally blew havoc on the ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Sunday, September 20, 2020 5:05 pm

Atmore

Alabama Power: 1,100 remain without power

Alabama Power officials said tonight that 1,100 customers remain without power. When the storm hit, 85 percent of customers in Atmore and surrounding areas were ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Friday, September 18, 2020 9:21 pm

Escambia County High School

Football games rescheduled to Saturday, Monday

Escambia County, Ala. high school football teams are playing their next games over the weekend or on Monday because of Hurricane Sally’s impact on the ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Friday, September 18, 2020 3:25 pm