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Competition makes him better

Former CACC player thriving at Alcorn State Brandon Rembert thrives in competition. The Pensacola, Fla. native and current ... Read more | Add your comment

EA hires new basketball coach

Willie White Jr. is back where he belongs – coaching basketball. White was hired recently to be the ... Read more | Add your comment

Passing of the gavel

Stearns appointed to judgeship Todd Stearns will be called by a different name going foward. Stearns was appointed ... Read more | Add your comment

EA, TRM ranked in preseason poll

UPDATE: We have corrected this post to include Flomaton’s football team, which is ranked No. 10 in Class ... 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.

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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.

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Campbell indicted on theft charges

Man indicted was former W.S. Neal assistant principal, coach A Florida man turned himself into authorities after being indicted by an Escambia County grand jury ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 4:17 pm

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Commission chairman announces resignation

Kaurean Reynolds today announced his resignation as chairman of the Escambia County Commission. Reynold’s resignation is effective on Aug. 9, 2020. “I would like to ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Friday, July 31, 2020 3:01 pm

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COVID-19: 584 confirmed cases at hospitals

The Escambia County Healthcare Authority announced today there have been 584 confirmed COVID-19 cases reported out of its two hospitals. The latest update is an increase ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 31, 2020 9:46 am

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Bay Minette man arrested on rape charge

Man was arrested today in Atmore on outstanding warrant A Bay Minette man was arrested in Atmore today on child sex abuse charges, according to ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Thursday, July 30, 2020 8:29 pm

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Ivey announces amended safer at home order

Gov. Kay Ivey announced today the extension of the amended safer at home order. The extension lasts until Aug. 31, 2020, and requires masks to ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 11:13 am

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Atmore native releases new book on Creek Indians

Atmore native Lou Vickery recently announced the release of his newest book, “Alabama Creek Indians.” Vickery’s 15th book published book, “Alabama Creek Indians” highlights historical ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 9:32 am

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‘Unity’ event supplies 196 children with supplies, uniforms

Unity in the Community officials said the annual event at Grace Fellowship Church on July 25 went well. Event Coordinator Ruth Robinson said more than ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 9:31 am

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Tribal election is Saturday

The 2020 Poarch Creek Indian Tribal election is slated for this Sat., Aug. 1. Two are running for tribal chairman, and nine are running for ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 9:29 am

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Register for Pre-K, school online

Online registration for Pre-K students for the Escambia County School System is not required for incoming students, according to officials. Rachel Patterson Elementary School Teacher ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 9:29 am

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Inmate found deceased at jail

An inmate was found unresponsive during a cell check on July 23 at the Escambia County Detention Center, according to the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 9:28 am

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RC&D announces mobile-testing sponsorship

The Alabama Association of Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) announced July 27 its sponsorship for the Alabama Department of Public Health’s (ADPH) summer COVID-19 mobile ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 9:28 am

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PCI Support Services Awarded New Federal Agency and DoD prime contracts

PCI Support Services LLC (PCISS) announced recently that it was awarded new federal agency and department of defense prime contracts, according to a release. During ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 9:26 am

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BOE approves personnel recommendations

The Escambia County School System July 23 approved some last-minute personnel recommendations, including the system’s new assistant superintendent. Former Assistant Superintendent Beth Drew retired at ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 9:24 am

Columnists

Education in time of pandemic

By Rep. Bradley Byrne Last week I had a virtual conference with the leaders of the local school systems in our district. Starting a new school ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 9:11 am

Columnists

It was good to get away

Sometimes, it’s just good to get away for a short while. Over the past weekend, I got the chance to get away for a couple ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 9:10 am

Escambia Academy

Coaches react to AHSAA ‘on time’ start

The Alabama High School Athletic Association’s Central Board of Control today approved the association’s Return to Play best practices recommended guidelines and reaffirmed plans to ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 9:09 am

Atmore

COVID-19: Drive-in testing at health department today

Drive-in COVID-19 testing clinics is being offered at the Escambia County Health Department, 8600 Highway 31 N., Suite 17, in Atmore today, July 27, from ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, July 27, 2020 8:59 am

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AHSAA board approves ‘return to play’ on time in fall

The Alabama High School Athletic Association’s Central Board of Control today approved the association’s Return to Play best practices recommended guidelines and reaffirmed plans to ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 4:54 pm

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Online driver license renewal extended

Gov. Kay Ivey announced Tuesday that Alabama driver license holders will be allowed to renew online a second time during a 12-year period. Until now, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 10:16 am

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ECSS K-12 registration is online

Escambia County School System K-12 students are encouraged to register for the 2020-21 school year online, according to officials. Students can register by clicking here. Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 9:35 am

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Muskogee Tech named July BOM

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by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 21, 2020 4:23 pm

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City council candidates speak at forum

One candidate running in each district participated in a candidate forum held by the Concerned Citizens of Atmore on July 18 at The Club. The ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 21, 2020 4:21 pm

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Mayoral candidates participate in forum

Susan Smith and Ernie Digmon participated in a mayoral candidate forum held by the Concerned Citizens of Atmore on July 18 at The Club. The ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 21, 2020 4:20 pm

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Courthouses requiring temperature screening

A temperature screening has been implemented for all employees and citizens who have essential business at the Escambia County Courthouse in Brewton and the satellite ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 21, 2020 4:18 pm

Columnists

Fans are waiting for the ‘go ahead’

With bated breath, high school and college football fans are waiting until the news declaring the start of the 2020 season. For the past four ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Tuesday, July 21, 2020 4:15 pm