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County jobless rate at 4.1% in August

Escambia County’s seasonally adjusted August 2021 unemployment rate is 4.1 percent, according to the Alabama Department of Labor. According to the DOL, the state’s unemployment ... Read more

15 hours ago by Andrew Garner.

COVID: 50 additional cases reported

The Escambia County Healthcare Authority announced Sept. 21 that 2,736 cases of COVID-19 have been reported out of its two hospitals. The latest number is ... Read more

15 hours ago by Andrew Garner.

Escambia BOE extends mask mandate for students

The Escambia County Board of Education extended the mandate that masks be worn on school campuses across the county. Board President Cindy Jackson said the ... Read more

15 hours ago by Lisa Tindell.

APD has person of interest in burglary, entering vehicles case

The Atmore Police Department has a person of interest stemming from several burglary and entering of vehicles in the Forest Hill Drive area on Sept. ... Read more

2 days ago by Andrew Garner.

Creamer crowned Flomaton Homecoming Queen

Natty Creamer was crowned the 2021 Flomaton High School Homecoming Queen tonight before the football game. Creamer (center) is shown with last year’s Queen, Helene ... Read more

5 days ago by Andrew Garner.

ADPH: Pregnant women, other eligible Alabamians ages 12 and up urged to be vaccinated for COVID-19

As dozens of pregnant women and pediatric patients with COVID-19 in Alabama are hospitalized each day, the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) urges all ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

County unemployment rate for August is 4.1%

Escambia County’s seasonally adjusted August 2021 unemployment rate is 4.1 percent, according to the Alabama Department of Labor. According to the DOL, the state’s unemployment ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

County approves subsidy with DYS

The Escambia County Commission approved a long-term detention subsidy agreement with the Department of Youth Service during its regular meeting on Monday. A grant agreement ... Read more

7 days ago by Lisa Tindell.

City approves Medstar lease

Tha Atmore City Council approved a lease with Lifeguard (Medstar) Ambulance Service for the use of the old fire station on Pensacola Avenue during its ... Read more

7 days ago by Andrew Garner.

Bolden celebrates 90th birthday by skydiving

For his 90th birthday, Ray Bolden experienced the immediate feeling of freedom. Bolden and friend, Mayor Jim Staff, on Sept. 11 went skydiving through Jump ... Read more

1 week ago by Andrew Garner.

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