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ECMS announces students, teachers of month for November

Escambia County Middle School today announced its students and teacher of the month for November 2020. The students ... Read more | Add your comment

NHS girls beat Pensacola 47-35 in weightlifting meet

Northview defeated Pensacola High School 47-35 in a regular-season girls weightlifting meet today in Bratt, Fla. Points are ... Read more | Add your comment

Gordon’s Giving

An Atmore family and friends helped serve some 130 folks lunch during Gordon’s Giving on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. ... Read more | Add your comment

County tourney to be held Dec. 10-12

Things will look a little different for the 2020 Escambia County Basketball Tournament, slated for Dec. 10-12. Normally ... Read more | Add your comment

Sports

Chiefs win 5 Redzone games Sunday

NWE’s freshmen and junior Chiefs won five games during the Redzone Games Sunday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Ga. The freshmen team finished 3-1, while ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Atmore

Toyz for Kidz ride is Saturday

The 19th annual Toyz for Kidz Ride will be held this Sat., Dec. 14. Registration is from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. at David’s Catfish ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Atmore

Jingle Bell Walk, Santa in Alley held tonight

Area residents got started on their holiday shopping tonight during the annual Jingle Bell Walk and Santa in the Alley event tonight in downtown Atmore. ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Thursday, December 3, 2020 6:47 pm

Sports

Rainer: Public land provides opportunities to hunt rut all season

By DAVID RAINER Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Most people think the rutting activity of white-tailed deer in Alabama occurs mostly in January ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, December 3, 2020 10:39 am

Atmore

MOH dedication to be held at city hall

The Atmore Veterans of Foreign Wars is dedicating and unveiling “The MOH Recipients” road signs naming Highway 31 from Atmore to Brewton after two of ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, December 2, 2020 3:32 pm

Columnists

Take a minute, view downtown display

We at The Atmore Advance hope all had a happy Thanksgiving holiday. Recently, the city of Atmore began its annual ritual of putting up the ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, December 2, 2020 3:29 pm

Escambia Academy

5 EA players to play in All-Star game Friday

Five Escambia Academy football players will play in the 2020 AISA All-Star game this Friday at the Cramton Bowl in Montgomery. EA’s Sam Fields, Randall ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, December 2, 2020 10:36 am

Escambia Academy

EA, NHS release 2020-21 basketball schedules

Escambia Academy and Northview High School (Fla.) released their 2020-21 basketball schedules recently. The Cougars began their season on Nov. 30 with a road game ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, December 2, 2020 9:35 am

Northview

NWE sophomores end season at Turkey Bowl

NWE’s sophomores (8U) football team finished 1-2 during the 2020 National Turkey Bowl in Pensacola, Fla. Nov. 27-29. The sophomores defeated Macon, Ga. 14-6 on ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, December 2, 2020 9:33 am

Sports

With piers closed, Thornton takes to Alabama’s beautiful beaches

By David Rainer With a nickname like Pier Pounder, David Thornton of Mobile has seen his favorite pastime disappear with 2020’s double whammy of hurricanes. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, December 2, 2020 9:32 am

Atmore

Ivey urging school systems to return to in-person learning

Gov. Kay Ivey announced today she is urging school systems to return to in-person learning. In March, the Alabama State Department of Education announced that ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, December 1, 2020 3:24 pm

Atmore

COVID-19: ECHA reports 944 confirmed cases

The Escambia County Healthcare Authority announced Dec. 1 that there have been 944 reported cases of COVID-19 out of its two hospitals. The latest is ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Tuesday, December 1, 2020 10:10 am

Atmore

Escambia County jury term canceled due to rise in COVID tests

The Dec. 14, 2020 jury term has been canceled because of the recent increase in positive COVID-19 tests in Escambia County, Ala., Circuit Clerk John ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Tuesday, December 1, 2020 9:40 am

Atmore

Atmore area under freeze warning from tonight to tomorrow morning

The Atmore area is under a freeze warning from 10 p.m. today until 8 a.m. on Dec. 1, 2020, according to the National Weather Service. ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Monday, November 30, 2020 6:02 pm

Atmore

ECSS announces mental health service coordinator position

Escambia County School System recently hired Marlo Young as its mental health service coordinator, according to a release. Young, who has a master’s degree in ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, November 30, 2020 2:08 pm

Atmore

ECHS NAF Academy 1st semester near its end

Escambia County High School’s first semester of its NAF Academy will soon end as students present a project to culminate all they have learned this ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Monday, November 30, 2020 1:58 pm

Atmore

Fire destroys North Main Street residence

A fire destroyed a house on North Main Street early Monday morning, according to officials. Atmore Fire Chief Ronald Peebles said the cause of the ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Monday, November 30, 2020 11:10 am

Atmore

Freeze watch issued tomorrow night to Tuesday

The Atmore area is under a freeze watch from Nov. 30, at 10 p.m. until Dec. 1, 2020, at 8 a.m., according to the National ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Sunday, November 29, 2020 7:49 pm

Atmore

APD officials looking for murder suspect

Stems from Nov. 27 shooting that occurred on Harris Street Police officials are looking for the suspect wanted in connection with the alleged shooting of ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Sunday, November 29, 2020 5:05 pm

Atmore

APD seeking shooting suspect

The Atmore Police Department is seeking the whereabouts of an individual who was involved in a shooting at a residence on Harris Street tonight, according ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Friday, November 27, 2020 7:09 pm

Atmore

APL holding coloring contest

The Atmore Public Library is holding a coloring contest for students in grades pre-K to third grade. The contest includes coloring a snow glob with ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 3:36 pm

Atmore

Chamber, American Legion bring new public art installation

The Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce and the American Legion Post 90 are bringing a new public art installation to the city, according to a ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 3:31 pm

Bratt, Fla.

Northview names students of month for November

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by Staff Reports, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 3:29 pm

Atmore

MOH recipients to be honored Dec. 5

The Atmore Veterans of Foreign Wars is dedicating and unveiling “The MOH Recipients” road signs naming Highway 31 from Atmore to Brewton after two of ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 3:27 pm

Atmore

AFD to hold toy drive Dec. 5

The Atmore Fire Department will be holding its annual Toy Drive next Sat., Dec. 5, starting at 9 a.m. Fire officials said CausePlay Gulf Coast ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 3:13 pm

Atmore

City council adopts project development with Jack’s Family Restaurants

The Atmore City Council adopted a resolution to enter into a project development with Jack’s Family Restaurants at its meeting on Nov. 23. The agreement, ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Monday, November 23, 2020 7:39 pm

Atmore

White sworn in as new BOE member

Loueek White was sworn in as the newest Escambia County School Systems board member for District 5 at a special-called meeting on Nov. 19. White ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Monday, November 23, 2020 5:54 pm