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Chili cook-off set at Coastal Alabama campus

Students and visitors to Brewton’s campus of Coastal Alabama Community College will have a special opportunity for lunch ... Read more | Add your comment

Scale Back Alabama set for kick-off

The state’s largest wellness program, Scale Back Alabama, kicks off this Monday, April 5, just in time for ... Read more | Add your comment

Mask mandate to end April 9

Alabama’s governor Kay Ivey spoke on Monday saying the state’s mask mandate will end April 9 — despite ... Read more | Add your comment

Forests reopen for recreation season

The USDA Forest Service announces the opening of the 2021 recreation season for Alabama’s four national forests – ... 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

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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.

News

Carl speaks out on possibility of Amtrak service

Congressman Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) issued the following statement Tuesday regarding a letter he has sent to the Surface Transportation Board (STB), urging the Board to ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Tuesday, April 20, 2021 2:23 pm

News

Scenes from ‘Kick It At The Creek’

Hundreds turned out to Jennings Park on Sunday, April 18 to enjoy music and mudbugs courtesy of the Greater Brewton Area Chamber of Commerce. Title ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Tuesday, April 20, 2021 2:08 pm

News

ECSO: Suspected smuggler arrested

An Escambia County correctional officer has been arrested after an investigation revealed suspected smuggling of contraband into the Escambia County Detention Center. Escambia County Sheriff ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Tuesday, April 20, 2021 1:59 pm

Business

ECHCA reports only 1 new COVID-19 case this week

The Escambia County Healthcare Authority says there has only been one new case of COVID-19 reported in the county since last Friday’s report. According to ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Tuesday, April 20, 2021 1:56 pm

Business

Drop in gas prices noted statewide

Alabama gas prices have fallen 1.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.61/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 3,348 stations in ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Monday, April 19, 2021 2:11 pm

Sports

Red snapper season to open May 28

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ (ADCNR) Marine Resources Division (MRD) announces that Alabama state waters and federal waters will open to private ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Monday, April 19, 2021 2:07 pm

Business

Drug take-back set for Saturday across state

This year’s event—the 20th DEA National Prescription Drug Take Back—has collection sites throughout Alabama scheduled to be available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  The program ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Monday, April 19, 2021 2:05 pm

News

Wilcox named head coach, AD at W.S. Neal

A 2002 graduate of T.R. Miller High School was named head coach and athletic director for W.S. Neal High School Monday during a special meeting ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Monday, April 19, 2021 10:53 am

Business

DWM diabetes class holds graduation; new class begins April 22

Graduating is often a joyous event. For one group of graduates in the community, the learning during class has brought peace to the participants. Jessica ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Friday, April 16, 2021 11:05 am

Business

Latest COVID case count from ECHCA

In the Friday edition of the test results report from the Escambia County Healthcare Authority, the number of cases confirmed in the county grew by ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Friday, April 16, 2021 10:58 am

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Pandemic EBT benefits rolling out soon

The Alabama Department of Human Resources has received federal approval to distribute a second round of Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) benefits to eligible families. P-EBT benefits ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 3:00 pm

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State veterans homes in line with COVID-19 vaccine program

The Alabama State Veterans Homes have taken the required steps to establish the CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Program, continuing to create and maintain the safest environment ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 2:58 pm

Business

Poarch Band of Creek Indians praising legislators for gaming move

The Poarch Band of Creek Indians praised the Alabama Senate for their passage of legislation to allow Alabamians a vote on a Constitutional Amendment to ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 12:43 pm

News

Senate passes comprehensive gaming bill

The Alabama Senate passed a Constitutional Amendment on Tuesday to allow the people of Alabama to vote for a comprehensive gaming and lottery bill. Senators ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 9:43 pm

Business

Local dispatchers recognized during National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

Dispatchers for law enforcement agencies are the first point of contact when things go badly for citizens. The dispatchers for Brewton Police, East Brewton Police ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 1:40 pm

Business

State pauses J&J vaccine

Out of an abundance of caution, the Alabama Department of Public Health has asked all health care providers in the state to pause administering the ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 12:18 pm

News

Plans being made for Earth Day activities

A community side clean up day has been set as part of Earth Day activities around the country. The Greater Brewton Area Chamber of Commerce ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 10:47 am

Business

Gas prices show decline around state

Alabama gas prices have fallen 0.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.62/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 3,348 stations in ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 10:22 am

Business

Creek Travel Plaza named tops in state

Creek Travel Plaza (CTP) announced today it was ranked the second most preferred truck stop in the state of Alabama by Trucker Path (TP) mobile app users. ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 10:20 am

Coastal Alabama Community College

CACC softball splits games

This week was another good week for softball where Coastal Alabama Community College played a series of games against Enterprise State Community College and ended ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 10:18 am

News

ECHCA reports four new COVID-19 cases

The Escambia Healthcare Authority has released the latest information regarding test results for COVID-19 in the county. According to data released on Tuesday, April 13, ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 10:16 am

Sports

WSNs Odom signs with LBW

W.S. Neal High School senior Jyra Odom signed her acceptance of a scholarship to play basketball for Lurleen B. Wallace Community College in Andalusia Friday ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Friday, April 9, 2021 2:03 pm

News

Risk of severe weathering increasing

Escambia County’s Emergency Management Agency Director David Adams is urging area residents to stay weather aware as potentially severe weather approaches. On Friday morning, Adams ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Friday, April 9, 2021 11:13 am

Business

ECHCA reports only one new COVID-19 case

The latest data released by the Escambia County Healthcare Association shows only one new case of COVID-19 in the county for the week. The lone ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Friday, April 9, 2021 9:51 am

Business

Alabama Department of Revenue urges caution with private information

With income tax filing season in full swing, the Alabama Department of Revenue (ALDOR) is reminding taxpayers to guard their personally identifiable information. Phishing (as in ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Thursday, April 8, 2021 2:55 pm