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County ICU beds at or near capacity

Reports are floating around the state that most, if not all, ICU beds at hospitals in Alabama are ... Read more | Add your comment

ECHCA releases latest data on COVID-19 in county

A seven-day report has been released by the Escambia County Healthcare Authority in regard to the rising number ... Read more | Add your comment

COVID cases continue to rise

The Alabama Department of Public Health released updated data Tuesday indicating a continuing rise in COVID-19 cases in ... Read more | Add your comment

Coastal Alabama announces graduation dates

Graduating students of Coastal Alabama Community College for 2020 and 2021 will be able to participate in an ... Read more | Add your comment

News

More than a dozen new COVID-19 cases reported in county

In just one week, the Escambia County Healthcare Authority data shows 16 new cases of COVID-19 reported in the county. Some 15 new cases were ... Read more | Add your comment

by Lisa Tindell.

Business

Ice cream shop up and running

Since a soft opening on May 30, the parking lot of Aunt Elsie’s Ice Cream Shoppe has been filled. Amanda Quick Chavers, owner of the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Lisa Tindell.

East Brewton

WSN to celebrate Homecoming

A bevy of beauties will be center stage this week as members of the 2021 Homecoming Court at W.S. Neal High School in East Brewton. ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 6:23 pm

News

Rodeo set for Oct. 8 & 9

It’s rodeo time and the Greater Brewton Area Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for an event in Brewton. The event is set for Oct. ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 2:26 pm

Lifestyles

Kiwanis to host annual steak dinner event

The Brewton Kiwanis group will be firing up the grill Monday as the cooks prepare steaks for the groups annual fundraiser event. Ticket holders will ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 1:55 pm

News

ECHCA reporting 50 new COVID-19 cases in county

The Escambia County Healthcare Authority has released information indicating 50 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed this week. At D.W. McMillan Memorial Hospital, 44 ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 1:35 pm

Coastal Alabama Community College

Griffin named interim coach at CACCs Brewton campus

Following the untimely death of Warhawk Head Baseball Coach Darrell Blevins, Coastal Alabama Community College has named Keith Griffin to serve as Interim Head Coach ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 1:27 pm

News

Brewton Elementary named National Blue Ribbon School

One local school has plenty to be proud of today after being named a National Blue Ribbon School winner. Brewton Elementary School was one of ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 11:00 am

Business

McMillan resigns; Boozer named as replacement

On Friday, Governor Kay Ivey accepted the resignation of State Treasurer John McMillan upon his appointment to serve as the Executive Director for the Alabama ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Friday, September 17, 2021 11:09 am

Business

Marshall joins other AGs in letter to Biden

Attorney General Steve Marshall warned President Joe Biden that he will face a lawsuit if his administration proceeds with his mandate that private-sector employees either ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Friday, September 17, 2021 9:18 am

News

State unemployment continues to drop

Governor Kay Ivey announced today that Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted August unemployment rate is 3.1%, down from July’s rate of 3.2%, and well below August 2020’s ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Friday, September 17, 2021 9:11 am

Lifestyles

Operation Give Back begins work

A pair of local residents are working to establish an organization designed to help those in need. Stephanie Johnson and Latecia Betts have created “Operation ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Thursday, September 16, 2021 10:31 am

News

Monoclonal antibody therapy no substitute for vaccine

The increased incidence of the Delta variant of COVID-19 has caused a substantial surge in the use of monoclonal antibody products. Monoclonal antibody treatments help ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 9:37 am

Escambia County

County approves agreement with DYS

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

by Lisa Tindell, Tuesday, September 14, 2021 7:25 pm

Brewton

Varner is finalist for top state honor

Brewton City School Superintendent Dr. Kenneth Varner has been selected as a finalist in the running for the title of Alabama 2022 Superintendent of the ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Tuesday, September 14, 2021 6:25 pm

Business

United Fund kicks off fundraising season

The United Fund of Brewton and East Brewton organization is preparing to begin their fundraising season soon, and the search is on for those who ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Tuesday, September 14, 2021 6:24 pm

Escambia County

COVID-19 cases continue to be seen

COVID-19 cases continue to be seen in the county with the percentage of positive cases hanging at about 20 percent from tests administered to area ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Tuesday, September 14, 2021 2:10 pm

Lifestyles

Let’s empower women and be a voice for unborn children.

The notion that one cannot be an advocate for both women and unborn children is simply wrong. Those that pit women against their unborn babies ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Tuesday, September 14, 2021 10:30 am

Business

Ivey calls vaccine mandate ‘over reaching’

Following President Biden’s remarks announcing overreaching mandates Thursday afternoon, Governor Ivey issued the following statement: “Once again, President Biden has missed the mark. His outrageous, ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Friday, September 10, 2021 11:49 am

Escambia County

County BOE appoints replacement for Nolin’s seat

In a special called meeting of the Escambia County Board of Education on Tuesday, an Atmore resident was tapped to fill the remaining term of ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Wednesday, September 8, 2021 11:39 am

News

Memorial event set for Saturday

Area residents interested in paying tribute to those lost as a result of the Sept. 11, 2001 attack by terrorists, will have an opportunity this ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Tuesday, September 7, 2021 6:01 pm

Business

September set as ‘voter registration’ month

The Alabama Secretary of State’s Office joins fellow members of the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) to encourage citizens to participate in National ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Tuesday, September 7, 2021 3:01 pm

Business

CACC sets Fall open house

Officials at Coastal Alabama Community College have announced the date for the annual Fall Open House event on the school’s campuses. The Brewton campus, located ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Tuesday, September 7, 2021 2:54 pm

News

ADPH recognizes National Recovery Month

he Alabama Department of Mental Health (ADMH) recognizes September as National Recovery Month, a national observance held to educate individuals and families that substance use treatment ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Tuesday, September 7, 2021 2:49 pm

Escambia County

ECHCA releases latest COVID numbers

The Escambia County Healthcare Authority has released the latest numbers for cases of COVID-19 in Escambia County. As of today, Sept. 7, Escambia County has ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Tuesday, September 7, 2021 2:47 pm

Lifestyles

Food truck to arrive here Wednesday

The Escambia County Community Enabled organization will be welcoming a special food truck on Wednesday beginning at 8 a.m. A call from Feeding the Gulf ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Tuesday, September 7, 2021 11:22 am

Brewton

TRM Tigers make state history in win over Cottage Hill

History was made at Brewton Municipal Stadium Friday night as the T.R. Miller Tigers notched their 700th team win defeating Cottage Hill 36 tp 6. ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Saturday, September 4, 2021 10:04 am