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Zeta has winds of 90 mph, moving north

UPDATE: Gov. Kay Ivey just issued the following statement about the strengthening Hurricane Zeta. “Hurricane Zeta is gaining ... Read more | Add your comment

Atmore IDB executes clean-up actions for facility

The Atmore Industrial Development Board Oct. 20 authorized the execution of a lease termination and an Alabama quit ... Read more | Add your comment

Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday

Daylight Saving Time will end this Sun., Nov. 1, at 2 a.m., and residents are reminded to turn ... 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.

Columnists

Williams Station Day came, went

A downpour came and went on Saturday as the 29th edition of Williams Station Day went off without a hitch. The annual festival, which draws ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 9:22 am

Atmore

Blankenship named regional publisher

Robert Blankenship has been named the regional publisher of the Atmore Advance, Brewton Standard, Andalusia Star-News and all affiliated print and digital products. Blankenship, who ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 9:19 am

Atmore

General Election is Nov. 3

The 2020 General Election is less than a week away, and there are no local races with opposition. Next Tues., Nov. 3, voters will go ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 9:11 am

Atmore

COVID positive cases reported at FES, FHS

Escambia County Schools Superintendent John Knott said Tuesday that there are multiple students and staff members at Flomaton High and Elementary School who recently tested ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 9:07 am

Atmore

COVID-19: ECHA reports 848 positive cases

The Escambia County Healthcare Authority announced Oct. 27 that there have been 848 positive COVID-19 cases reported out of its two hospitals. According to a ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 9:04 am

Atmore

Contractors tour Strand, Old Hardware Store

Representatives from six construction companies went on a walk through of the Strand Theatre and the Old Hardware Store Oct. 16, according to Pride of ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 9:03 am

Atmore

Gideons named 2nd vice district governor for Lions

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by Staff Reports, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 9:02 am

Sports

Weekends open until private anglers meet snapper quota

By DAVID RAINER Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources If the recent blustery weather caused anglers to forgo a red snapper trip during the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:00 am

Escambia Academy

EA, FHS, TRM still in top 10 entering week 10

Three area football teams are still in the top 10 of their respective classifications in the latest Alabama Sports Writers Association football poll, which was ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Tuesday, October 27, 2020 11:00 pm

Atmore

Zeta to bring wind, rain

Escambia County EMA officials said Oct. 27 the county may see tropical storm force winds and rainfall from Hurricane Zeta. EMA Director David Adams said ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Tuesday, October 27, 2020 7:27 pm

Atmore

Zeta forecasted to drop 1-2 inches of rain in area

Escambia County EMA officials said tonight that the current forecast for Hurricane Zeta has the highest probability of the center passing to the area’s north ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Monday, October 26, 2020 8:51 pm

Escambia Academy

Lady Cougars Elite 8 bound

Escambia Academy will play Heritage today in the AISA Class 1A Elite 8 Volleyball Tournament at Garrett Coliseum in Montgomery. The Lady Cougars finished as ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Monday, October 26, 2020 9:34 am

Escambia Academy

Sims accounts for 3 TDs in EA victory over Southern

Escambia Academy’s Landon Sims accounted for three touchdowns to help lead the Cougars to a 36-6 region victory over Southern Academy tonight. With the victory, ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Friday, October 23, 2020 11:26 pm

Northview

Jackson breaks school rushing record during Jay win

The story of Jayden Jackson continues. The Northview senior running back broke the school’s all-time career rushing record Friday night during a 34-15 district victory ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Friday, October 23, 2020 10:24 pm

Escambia County High School

Blue Devils lose close contest to Jackson

Escambia County held Jackson scoreless through the third quarter, but the visiting Aggies walked away with a 16-6 region victory on the Atmore team’s senior ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Friday, October 23, 2020 10:22 pm

Atmore

City officials: Sally debris removal complete

City of Atmore officials announced today that the Hurricane Sally debris removal is complete. Debris grinding and removal of approximately 1,200 loads (43,000 cubic yards) ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, October 23, 2020 11:39 am

Escambia Academy

3 area football teams still in top 10 of ASWA poll

Three Escambia County area football teams remain in the top 10 of their respective classes in the latest Alabama Sports Writers Association football poll, which ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Thursday, October 22, 2020 3:09 pm

News

Milton, Fla. man dies in crash Oct. 18 near Perdido

Alabama Law Enforcement Agencey officials today released the identity of a man who died as a result of a single-vehicle crash on Sun., Oct. 18, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, October 22, 2020 1:40 pm

Escambia Academy

Lady Cougars defeat Evangel Christian 3-1 in regional quarterfinals

Escambia Academy settled down after falling in the third set and went on to beat Evangel Christian 3-1 (25-19, 25-17, 22-25, 25-14) in the quarterfinals ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 4:07 pm

Atmore

AFD called for mutual aid at peanut warehouse fire

Atmore fire officials were called for mutual aid Oct. 20 for a fire that occured in a warehouse at Tri County Peanut in the Huxford ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 11:40 am

Escambia Academy

EA competes in fishing tourney

Escambia Academy’s fishing team competed in the Alabama Bass Nation High School tournament on Oct. 17 at the Tensaw Delta. Teams who placed by division ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 9:55 am

Columnists

How has FEMA handled Hurricane Sally response

By Rep. Bradley Byrne Most people in Alabama have heard of FEMA, the Federal Emergency Management Administration. Its name is a little misleading because emergencies ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 9:54 am

Columnists

Cornhole tournament taught me a bunch

While allowing what hair I have left to dry Saturday, I browsed my Facebook feed and something caught my eye – a cornhold tournament at ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 9:53 am

Atmore

Decorated pumpkins

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by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 9:51 am

Atmore

ECCPC secures $105K in grants for Atmore youth

The Escambia County Children’s Policy Council announced Oct. 20 that it has received $105,000 of grants to help implement programs in the Atmore community. Executive ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 9:49 am