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Flooding closes roads, bridge in Brewton, East Brewton

The sunshine on Wednesday morning in Brewton and East Brewton may be giving a false sense of normality, ... Read more | Add your comment

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

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.

News

Lady Tigers go ‘pink’

The T.R. Miller Lady Tigers went all pink Thursday night as they participated in volleyball match. The teams raised over $2,600 to be donated to ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 8:19 am

News

Chamber reschedules rodeo following flood

Even though a flood at O’Bannon Park meant the Chamber of Commerce-sponsored rodeo wouldn’t happen last weekend, organizers say the event will be happening. Judy ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 8:17 am

Escambia County

Military-style vehicles boost SO capabilities

The recent acquisition of some interesting vehicles by the Escambia County Sheriff Departments will be beneficial in many circumstances in the county. Escambia County Sheriff ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 8:16 am

Lifestyles

Chamber Rodeo on tap this weekend

If ropin’ and ridin’ sounds interesting, the opportunity to enjoy that and more is arriving Friday and Saturday in Brewton. The Greater Brewton Chamber of ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Tuesday, October 5, 2021 6:08 pm

Brewton

County bands ranked ‘superioro’

Bands from around the region competed for honors at the annual A-Town  Invitation Band Competition held in Andalusia Saturday. For the first time in memory, ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Tuesday, October 5, 2021 5:31 pm

Business

COVID cases show dramatic drop in last week

Even with new variants being seen across the country, the number of positive COVID-19 cases is declining in Escambia County. Danny Cottrell, a local pharmacist, ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Tuesday, October 5, 2021 5:09 pm

Lifestyles

Witches of Brewton to hold annual ride

Area residents are urged to pick up their favorite “broom” and take a flight through Brewton for the annual Witches Ride next month. The Witches ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Tuesday, September 28, 2021 6:40 pm

Brewton

Habitat for Humanity to host Zombie Walk Oct. 30

Zombies will be arriving in Brewton at Dogwood Hills Park to benefit the Escambia County Habitat for Humanity on Oct. 30. Shae Hines, executive director ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Tuesday, September 28, 2021 6:30 pm

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