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Kerry Whipple Bean, Author at The Atmore Advance

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Pettis to run for tax collector

Having spent much of his life in customer service, Tim Pettis said he believes he would be a strong candidate for the position of tax ... Read more

by Kerry Whipple Bean, Thursday, February 6, 2014 3:56 pm

Atmore

Gideons, White join political races

Two more candidates have recently qualified for countywide races. Malcolm “Bub” Gideons has qualified as a Democrat for tax assessor, and Todd White has qualified ... Read more

by Kerry Whipple Bean, Tuesday, February 4, 2014 6:49 pm

News

New candidates qualify for county races

With just a few days left before the Feb. 7 qualifying deadline, several new candidates have thrown their hats in the ring for county offices. ... Read more

by Kerry Whipple Bean, Tuesday, February 4, 2014 9:55 am

Atmore

Floyd officially sentenced to death

Citing evidence that Cedric Floyd “cruelly terrorized the victim before killing her,” Circuit Judge Bert Rice on Monday sentenced the defendant to die by lethal ... Read more

by Kerry Whipple Bean, Monday, January 27, 2014 1:06 pm

Atmore

Schools monitoring weather forecast

Escambia County school systems are monitoring the weather to determine whether to cancel classes at all this week. South Alabama is under a winter weather ... Read more

by Kerry Whipple Bean, Monday, January 27, 2014 11:59 am

News

Unemployment rate up slightly

Escambia County’s unemployment rate edged up slightly in December, up to 7.1 percent from 7.0 the previous month. But it was down a full percentage ... Read more

by Kerry Whipple Bean, Friday, January 24, 2014 4:22 pm

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Sen. Shelby visits county

U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) said he decided to put a new twist on his 67 annual county visits back home, and is visiting a ... Read more

by Kerry Whipple Bean, Tuesday, January 21, 2014 5:10 pm

Atmore

Katrina Wallace to face Quarker for commission seat

After the first week of qualifying for local offices, the first competitive race has emerged: incumbent David Quarker, a Democrat, will face off against Republican ... Read more

by Kerry Whipple Bean, Friday, January 17, 2014 4:55 pm

News

No qualifiers yet for local races

Qualifying is under way for both Democrats and Republicans for this year’s slate of local offices — with county-wide offices such as sheriff, tax assessor ... Read more

by Kerry Whipple Bean, Wednesday, January 15, 2014 10:26 am

Atmore

Several Atmore roads in ATRIP funds

Thanks to state ATRIP grants, Escambia County will have the money to repave 12 stretches of road in about a year and a half — ... Read more

by Kerry Whipple Bean, Tuesday, January 14, 2014 5:51 pm

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