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Atmore Cal Ripken baseball is back

Over the last couple of weeks, the Atmore Cal Ripken baseball league has been celebrating the beginning of ... Read more | Add your comment

Pfizer vaccine clinic to be held at Wind Creek Atmore Sunday

A COVID-19 vaccination clinic will be held this Sun., April 25, 2021, from 1 p.m. until 7 p.m. ... Read more | Add your comment

COVID-19: 1 additional case reported since April 16

The Escambia County Healthcare Authority announced April 20 that 1,593 cases of COVID-19 have been reported out of ... Read more | Add your comment

ALEA: No injuries from semi-truck crash Saturday

A single-vehicle crash occurred on April 17 near the 61 mile marker on Interstate 65, according to the ... Read more | Add your comment

Atmore

Showers, T-storms to develop across coastal areas today, tonight

Showers and thunderstorms are forecasted to develop across coastal areas this afternoon and early evening, according to the National Weather Service. “These storms will spread ... Read more | Add your comment

by Andrew Garner.

Atmore

City council approves grass, weed cost reports

The Atmore City Counci approved cost reports for grass and weed nuisances during its March 22 meeting. Last November, the city council adopted resolution 2020-30, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Andrew Garner.

Escambia Academy

AISA Playoffs: Cougars to play South Choctaw Friday

Escambia Academy split with Sparta on April 13, and secured a playoff spot in the 2021 AISA Class 2A state playoffs. The Cougars defeated SA ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Tuesday, April 20, 2021 9:52 am

Escambia Academy

EA boys win overall AISA state track championship

Escambia Academy’s boys track and field team won the AISA overall state championship Friday. The win marked the Cougars’ sixth straight championship. In 2020, the ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Saturday, April 17, 2021 9:37 am

Atmore

Pride of Atmore receives joint RCD $150K grant

Rural Development Partners (RDP) with Coastal Growers LLC announced a $150,000 jointly funded grant to the Pride of Atmore through RDP’s Community Investment Program. The ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 16, 2021 11:15 am

Atmore

COVID-19: 3 additional cases reported since April 13 ECHA report

The Escambia County Healthcare Authority announced today that 1,592 cases of COVID-19 have been reported out of its two hospitals. The latest number is an ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Friday, April 16, 2021 10:13 am

Atmore

ECHS band members receive scholarships

Four Escambia County High School Blue Legion marching band members are making the best of an opportunity. Shakur Simmons on French horn; Jahiem Bowens on ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Thursday, April 15, 2021 10:23 am

Atmore

City approves excavator purchase

The Atmore City Council adopted a resolution to purchase an excavator to aid in landfill work at its regular meeting on April 12. The excavator ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 9:52 am

Escambia Academy

Cougars split with Sparta, earn playoff berth

Escambia Academy split with Sparta Tuesday, and secured a playoff spot in the 2021 AISA Class 2A state playoffs. The Cougars defeated SA 13-0 in ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 9:47 am

Atmore

Senate passes comprehensive gaming bill

The Alabama Senate Tuesday passed a constitutional amendment to allow the people of Alabama to vote for a comprehensive gaming and lottery bill, according to ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 10:02 pm

Atmore

City mulling recreation center in YMCA building

Funding to install a citywide recreation center at the old Atmore Area YMCA building was one of the main topics of discussion during a city ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 5:04 pm

Escambia Academy

EA boys, girls JV track, field teams win state titles

Escambia Academy’s boys and girls junior varsity track and field teams won the AISA Class 1A-2A championship today at home. The boys compiled 204 points, ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 5:01 pm

Atmore

Creek Travel Plaza ranked 2nd most preferred truck stop

Creek Indian Enterprise Development Authority (CIEDA) officials announced today that Creek Travel Plaza (CTP) was ranked the second most preferred truck stop in the state of Alabama ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 9:52 am

Atmore

GECA announces 2021-22 show schedule

The Greater Escambia Council of the Arts April 13 announced its 2021-22 show schedule. Shows announced by month include: 2021 • June – “Beverly Hillbillies” ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 9:31 am

Atmore

ECHA: 4 additional COVID cases reported since April 9

The Escambia County Healthcare Authority announced today that 1,589 cases of COVID-19 have been reported out of its two hospitals. The latest number is an ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 9:15 am

News

PCI dispatchers celebrate National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

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by Staff Reports, Monday, April 12, 2021 2:12 pm

Atmore

RPES names March 2021 Star Students

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by Andrew Garner, Monday, April 12, 2021 8:51 am

Sports

Calhoun’s Davison named Mr. Basketball

Calhoun’s J.D. Davison, for a second straight year, has been named the Alabama Sports Writers Association’s Mr. Basketball. The award is presented by Alfa Insurance. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, April 11, 2021 9:33 am

Sports

Geneva County’s Striplin named Miss Basketball

Geneva County’s Karoline Striplin has been named the Alabama Sports Writers Association’s Miss Basketball for the 2020-21 season. The award is presented by Alfa Insurance. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, April 10, 2021 5:00 am

Northview

Jay beats Northview 17-13 in comeback win

Jay scored 11 runs in the fifth inning and beat Northview, Fla. 17-13 in district baseball action tonight at home. With the win, the Royals ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Saturday, April 10, 2021 12:29 am

Atmore

Severe weather threat updated timing released

The National Weather Service released its latest timing today for the severe weather threat tonight through Saturday morning. According to the NWS, the greatest severe ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 9, 2021 7:44 pm

Atmore

Jack’s Atmore to open June 9

Jack’s in Atmore is slated to open its doors on June 9, company officials announced today. “Jack’s is thrilled to be expanding to Atmore,” said ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 9, 2021 1:31 pm

Atmore

Severe weather event expected today, tomorrow

A significant severe weather event is expected across the entire area today through mid day tomorrow, according to the National Weather Service. “Two rounds of ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 9, 2021 10:09 am

Atmore

ECSS to lift facemask requirement April 12

Escambia County Schools Superintendent John Knott announced in a letter to the system that face masks will not be a requirement for school faculty, staff ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Friday, April 9, 2021 9:51 am

Atmore

COVID-19: ECHA reports 1 new case since April 6

The Escambia County Healthcare Authority announced today that 1,585 cases of COVID-19 have been reported out of its two hospitals. The latest number is an ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 9, 2021 9:24 am

News

APHCA announces vaccine admin sites for April 12-16

The Alabama Primary Health Care Association announced its weekly COVID-19 vaccine administration sites for the week of April 12-16, 2021. COVID-19 vaccine administration is being ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 9, 2021 9:14 am

Northview

Landis’ 2-hitter helps lift Chiefs over Jay, Fla.

Northview’s Josh Landis threw a two-hitter and the Chiefs topped rival Jay, Fla. 3-1 in district baseball action tonight in Bratt. Landis threw a complete ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Thursday, April 8, 2021 9:19 pm