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Unemployment benefits set to change for Alabama residents

Governor Kay Ivey announced today that Alabama will end its participation in all federally funded pandemic unemployment compensation ... Read more | Add your comment

WSN girls win area crown

W.S. Neal defeated St. Michael 11-4 on May 6 to win the Class 4A, Area 1 title at ... Read more | Add your comment

Lady Tigers claim area title

T.R. Miller defeated Flomaton 4-0 today in an if necessary game to claim the Class 3A, Area 2 ... Read more | Add your comment

Citizens of the Year announced for Brewton area

Two of Brewton’s finest residents were honored Thursday evening by being named the city’s Citizens of the Year ... Read more | Add your comment

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DWM welcomes new staff

D.W. McMillan Memorial Hospital announced that Aleigh Taylor, CRNP and Natalie Young, CRNP, have both joined the staff of the D.W. McMillan Medical Center. They ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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COVID-19 testing outpaces workers

Over the past two days, MainStreet Family Care in Brewton has seen an influx of patients. “Right now our clinics are normally staffed to see ... Read more | Add your comment

by Barrett Edge.

Business

Masks still required at hospitals, nursing facilities

While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced May 13 that people fully vaccinated for COVID-19 may go maskless in most places, Alabama’s ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Friday, May 14, 2021 2:27 pm

News

Carl signs on to ‘Back the Blue’ and ‘Protect and Serve 2021’ acts

Congressman Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) issued the following statement regarding his cosponsorship of Rep. Don Bacon’s (NE-02) Back the Blue Act and Rep. John Rutherford’s (FL-04) Protect and ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Friday, May 14, 2021 2:23 pm

Business

1 new case of COVID-19 to end week

Only one case of COVID-19 has been reported since Monday’s numbers according to data released by the Escambia County Healthcare Authority. The lone case was ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Friday, May 14, 2021 2:08 pm

Business

King retires from BFD after 34 years

Sleeping late was the first thing on the list of plans Jerry King has for his retirement. The Brewton fireman officially retired Monday with the ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 6:29 pm

Business

Megginson, RedZone Weather honored by council

Spinks Megginson’s RedZone Weather has been a clear voice when it comes to weather issues in Brewton and around the southeast. During Monday’s meeting of ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 4:32 pm

Business

3 cases of COVID-19 confirmed in county

Only three new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Escambia County this week according to the latest information from the Escambia County Healthcare Authority. ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 1:19 pm

News

Ivey joins other states on ‘border crisis’ letter

Governor Ivey has signed on to a letter with 19 other governors calling on President Biden and Vice President Harris to take action on the ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 1:11 pm

Business

Lines begin to form for gasoline in Brewton

Brewton area drivers are sitting in line hoping to get a little gasoline at the pumps. They may be in for a long wait. As ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Monday, May 10, 2021 5:26 pm

Business

ECHCA releases latest COVID-19 data

The Escambia County Healthcare Authority has released the latest numbers resulting from COVID-19 testing at Brewton and Atmore locations. At D.W. McMillan Memorial Hospital in ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Friday, May 7, 2021 10:20 am

Sports

Miller’s Hart selected to All-Star baseball team

Flomaton’s Jalia Lassiter and T.R. Miller’s Miller Hart were selected for the South All-Star Softball and Baseball team, respectively. The teams were selected for the ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Thursday, May 6, 2021 5:00 pm

News

Webb signs scholarship for Arkansas college

Darius Webb will be showing off his athletic abilities to a new crowd in the upcoming football season at an Arkansas college. Webb was joined ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 2:45 pm

Business

State could lose vaccine doses to other states

President Joe Biden announced Tuesday that COVID-19 vaccine that is going unused by some states will begin being reallocated to states and rural communities where ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 11:11 am

Business

Chamber to announce ‘Citizen of Year’ Thursday

What has historically been one of the highlights of the year in the Brewton area will be celebrated a little differently this year — thanks ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 9:22 pm

FEATURES -- FEATURE SPOT

Cheer squad set at BMS after 35 year absence

Since sometime in the early 1980s, events at Brewton Middle School have been missing something. There was no lack of school spirit among faculty or ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 9:21 pm

Business

National Day of Prayer set for Thursday

Brewton area residents are being called to prayer Thursday as the community observes the National Day of Prayer. A special congregate prayer time will be ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 9:19 pm

Business

Teachers, state employees to get raises

Governor Kay Ivey signed Senate Bill 188 on Tuesday making teacher pay raises official. The bill, which is now law, was sponsored by Sen. Arthur ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 9:14 pm

News

Ivey says end to health order, SOE is coming

Governor Kay Ivey  announced today (Monday) that Alabama’s COVID-19 public health order will end Monday, May 31, 2021, and the state of emergency will end ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Monday, May 3, 2021 2:09 pm

News

Hunting feral hogs, coyotes at night may soon be legal

With Alabama Governor Kay Ivey’s signature this week, new legislation will provide hunters in Alabama with another opportunity to harvest two specific animals. The legislation ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Friday, April 30, 2021 12:41 pm

Business

Alabama senate passes largest budget in state history

The Alabama Senate passed the largest General Fund Budget in the state’s history on Thursday. Chairman Greg Albritton (R-Atmore), Senators Greg Reed (R-Jasper) and Clay ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Friday, April 30, 2021 12:31 pm

Business

ECHCA shows increase in COVID cases

Escambia County Healthcare Authorities show an increase in COVID-19 cases in the county over the last 10 days. Since April 20, ECHCA has shown 13 ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Friday, April 30, 2021 11:38 am

Lifestyles

ADPH to host walk-in vaccine clinic in Brewton

Brewton area residents will have an opportunity to receive the COVID-19 vaccination during a special walk-in clinic on Monday, May 3. The event, hosted as ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Friday, April 30, 2021 9:17 am

Lifestyles

Troy cheerleaders finish 3rd in nation

Troy Cheerleading placed third at the UCA College Nationals in the Division IA Virtual Game Day Cheer Division; Troy competed in the event by filming ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Wednesday, April 28, 2021 3:28 pm

Lifestyles

SNAP, WIC recipients to receive additional benefits

Participants in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) may soon see a temporary increase to ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Wednesday, April 28, 2021 12:42 pm

Business

Eggs donated to state food banks

Agriculture and Industries Commissioner Rick Pate will recognized Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. Wednesday morning for their donation of 280,800 (23,400 dozen) eggs to Alabama food banks ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Wednesday, April 28, 2021 12:37 pm

Sports

Baseball Playoffs: WSN out, TRM advances

W.S. Neal ended its baseball season Monday night in the third game of a first-round series, falling 4-2 to Dale County in the Class 4A ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Tuesday, April 27, 2021 6:36 pm