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PCI’s Federal Services secures $20M in contract awards

Poarch Creek Indians Federal Services (PCIFS) secured over $20 million in fiscal year-end contract awards providing critical services ... Read more | Add your comment

Janes crowned EA 2021 Homecoming Queen

Escambia Academy senior Jamison Janes was crowned the 2021 Homecoming Queen during ceremonies tonight. Janes (center) is shown ... Read more | Add your comment

Homecoming: EA routs Lighthouse 43-15

Escambia Academy’s Landon Sims accounted for three touchdowns and Bubba Nettles added one in the first half as ... Read more | Add your comment

Blue Devils top W.S. Neal 36-24 on homecoming

Escambia County beat W.S. Neal 36-24 on homecoming tonight at Hubert Barnes Field. The Blue Devils led 24-0 ... Read more | Add your comment

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PCI’s Federal Services secures $20M in contract awards

Poarch Creek Indians Federal Services (PCIFS) secured over $20 million in fiscal year-end contract awards providing critical services to U.S. Federal Agencies including Department of ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Janes crowned EA 2021 Homecoming Queen

Escambia Academy senior Jamison Janes was crowned the 2021 Homecoming Queen during ceremonies tonight. Janes (center) is shown with her father, Jerry, and the 2019 ... Read more | Add your comment

by Andrew Garner.

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Rolin Construction named Diverse Business of Year

Atmore company Rolin Construction Inc. was named as the 2021 Diverse Business of the Year award winner by the Associated General Contractors of America, association ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, October 15, 2021 9:16 am

Escambia Academy

EA seniors beat juniors 26-14 in powder puff game

Escambia Academy’s seniors scored two touchdowns in the second half and beat the juniors 26-14 in a powder puff game today in Canoe. The seniors, ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Thursday, October 14, 2021 3:24 pm

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Local teams begin area tournaments

Escambia County’s varsity volleyball team will compete in the AHSAA Class 4A, Area 1 tournament this Sat., Oct. 16 at St. Michael Catholic. The Lady ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Thursday, October 14, 2021 10:01 am

Columnists

Fall season in Atmore brings warmth, calm

Over the weekend, something to stood out. As I made my usual – as of late – walk downtown, I spotted something I have missed ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Thursday, October 14, 2021 10:00 am

Columnists

The war on American workers

By Rep. Jerry Carl Earlier this year, I made the decision to get my COVID vaccine after speaking with my doctor. The rest of my ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, October 14, 2021 10:00 am

Atmore

City approves library reappointment

The Atmore City Council approved a library board reappointment during its meeting on Monday night. The council approed the reappointment of Ruby N. White to ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 2:26 pm

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1 injured in two-vehicle wreck

Two vehicle wrecks occurred early Monday morning on Highway 31 near Ammon Road, according to officials. Nokomis Volunteer Fire officials responded to the call, which ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 10:27 am

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Area aviators pay tribute to crop duster

Several area aviators paid tribute to one of their own Oct. 8 during a flyover of Leonard Purvis’ graveside service at Serenity Gardens in Atmore. ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 10:25 am

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Atmore native opens men’s apparel shop

It’s no secret that Atmore was lacking a men’s apparel shop. That changed Oct. 7 as Trace Patrick Apparel, the city of Atmore’s first men’s ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 10:24 am

News

Community Happenings

Boston Butts, Fall Festival Saint Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church will be cooking its delicious smoked Boston butts Oct. 16 and 30, and at our Fall ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 10:08 am

Escambia Academy

Cougars fall to No. 2 in latest ASWA poll

Escambia Academy fell to No. 2 in AISA in the Alabama Sports Writers Association football poll, which was released today. The Cougars fell 31-17 to ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 5:00 am

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APD, AFD hold Red, Blue and BBQ event

The Atmore Police and Fire Department held their first-ever Red, Blue and BBQ event Oct. 9 at Heritage Park. Participants dined on smoked pulled pork ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Monday, October 11, 2021 9:57 am

Escambia Academy

Cougars fall 31-17 at Autauga

PRATTVILLE — Autauga Academy scored two touchdowns with more than 6 minutes remaining in the ball game and beat top-ranked Escambia Academy tonight 31-17 in ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Saturday, October 9, 2021 12:38 am

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Gordon’s Giving season begins

Atmore family provides meal for ECHS football team today The Nichols Family of Atmore provided a meal for the Escambia County High School football team ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Friday, October 8, 2021 3:31 pm

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Muskogee Technology named Small Manufacturer of Year

Muskogee Technology (MT) was named the 2021 Small Manufacturer of the Year by the Business Council of Alabama (BCA) in partnership with the Alabama Technology ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, October 7, 2021 2:31 pm

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Free food giveaway is Oct. 21

Free food giveaway at Atmore Farmers Market, 10 a.m. This is sponsored by Pensacola Caring Hearts Inc. For more info, contact Fannie Finkley at 850-375-1838. Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, October 6, 2021 9:44 am

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APL holding pumpkin decorating contest

The Atmore Public Library is holding its annual Pumpkin Decorating Contest. The contest features pumpkins decorated as Preschool through seniors in high school’s favorite children’s ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, October 6, 2021 9:04 am

Columnists

Reading, walking bringing much joy to me

Over the past couple of months, I’ve discovered the joy of two things – reading and walking. Now, before I go any further, the joy ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, October 6, 2021 9:03 am

Columnists

Washington dysfunction on full display

By Rep. Jerry Carl The federal government is not known for being particularly productive or efficient at solving problems. The truth is, Washington often creates ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, October 6, 2021 9:02 am

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RSTC partnership establishes CDRA

Reid State Technical College and Billy Barnes Enterprises have established the first competency-based Commercial Driver Registered Apprenticeship (RA) program in the state. Registered Apprenticeships are ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, October 6, 2021 9:02 am

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COVID: County positive rate falling

Even with new variants being seen across the country, the number of positive COVID-19 cases is declining in Escambia County. Danny Cottrell, a local pharmacist, ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Wednesday, October 6, 2021 9:00 am

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ECHS Homecoming to be celebrated Oct. 15

Escambia County High School’s Homecoming will be next Fri., Oct. 15, 2021. The Blue Devils will play the W.S. Neal Eagles at Herbert Barnes Stadium. ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, October 6, 2021 8:58 am

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HES teachers excited for new gym to be constructed

Teachers at Huxford Elementary School have cause to be excited. HES is one of many Escambia County schools that was placed on the Alabama State ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, October 6, 2021 8:55 am

Escambia Academy

Cougars stay No. 1 in AISA poll

Escambia Academy is still No. 1 in AISA as the Cougars face No. 2 Autauga Academy this Friday night after the Alabama Sports Writers Association ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, October 6, 2021 5:00 am

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FHP still looking for info regarding pedestrian death

The Florida Highway Patrol is still seeking information that could lead to the location of a vehicle that was involved in the death of a ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, October 5, 2021 5:07 pm