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Invest could become Tropical Storm

Escambia County Emergency Management Director David Adams is already busy keeping an eye on the Gulf of Mexico. ... 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

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 ... Read more | Add your comment

Census Results: State to keep House seats

Alabama has grown to a total population of 5.03 million and will retain its current number of seven ... 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.

Archives

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.

Brewton

Apparent tornado rips through area Saturday

An early Saturday storm swept through the area leaving severe damage in its wake. An apparent tornado, associated with Tropical Storm Claudette, is suspected to ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Saturday, June 19, 2021 12:01 pm

News

BLUEBERRY FESTIVAL CANCELLED

From the Alabama Blueberry Festival and Greater Brewton Chamber of Commerce: “The festival for tomorrow has ben cancelled. We will be at Jennings Park today ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Friday, June 18, 2021 10:59 am

News

Heavy rains still main threat from TC#3

The threat of heavy rains for the area is still the main threat expected from the potential Tropical Cyclone #3 now churning in the Gulf ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Friday, June 18, 2021 10:20 am

News

State EMA updates expected weather from tropical storm

Jim Stefkovich, meteorologist with the Alabama Emergency Management Agency, provided an update late Thursday concerning the weather associated with the now-formed tropical storm in the ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Thursday, June 17, 2021 7:58 pm

Lifestyles

Rain won’t stop Blueberry Festival

Regardless of discouraging weather forecasts for the coming weekend, directors and staff of the Greater Brewton Area Chamber of Commerce are moving forward with plans ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Thursday, June 17, 2021 3:45 pm

News

Reid State Technical College honors academic excellence

The President’s List is an academic honor awarded to students who achieved a semester GPA of 4.0 and completed a minimum of 12 semester credit ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Thursday, June 17, 2021 10:50 am

News

RSTC director presents at Adult Education conference

Reid State Technical College Director of Adult Education Caroll Byrd-Lymon was honored to present at the 2021 Adult Education Summer Conference on June 10. Mrs. ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Thursday, June 17, 2021 10:47 am

Business

Alabama among winners in suit against Biden

Attorney General Steve Marshall announced that in response to a lawsuit filed by Alabama and 12 other states, a U.S. District Court in Louisiana has ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 1:27 pm

Business

Alabama Power offering interactive outage app

Customers of Alabama Power Company will now have access to information concerning power outages — just in time for hurricane season. APCO officials have established ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 12:42 pm

Business

Car show could be biggest in festival history

The beauty, the power and the memories are some of the things that bring throngs of viewers to car shows. This year, the annual car ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 7:40 pm

Lifestyles

Kiwanis to serve blueberry pancake breakfast Saturday

Fluffy, blueberry-filled pancakes will be the highlight of the show Saturday morning as the Brewton Kiwanis Club hosts their annual pancake breakfast. Kiwanis member Danny ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 6:34 pm

Lifestyles

Festival eve street dance set for downtown Friday

Many Brewton area residents will remember the days when the Blueberry Street Dance was an annual event. However, in recent years, the Street Dance has ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 1:33 pm

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

by Lisa Tindell, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 9:23 am

Business

Portion of Snowden Street set for paving

The East Brewton City Council approved a bid for the repaving of a portion of Snowden Street in the city during a regular meeting of ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 8:10 am

Sports

TRM’s Jernigan selected to All-State baseball team

T.R. Miller’s Blake Jernigan was selected as a first-team pitcher on the ASWA Class 3A All-State baseball team, which was released today. Jernigan threw a ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Sunday, June 13, 2021 4:35 pm

Brewton

Non-profit summit set as virtual for 2021

The 2021 South Alabama Nonprofit Summit is locally-organized professional development for people who serve in the nonprofit sector. The Summit, which will be virtual again ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Thursday, June 10, 2021 1:11 pm

Lifestyles

4-H Center dedicated Wednesday

COLUMBIANA, Ala.—The Alabama Cooperative Extension System and the Alabama 4-H Foundation dedicated an $8.4 million addition to the Alabama 4-H Center Wednesday, June 9. The ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Thursday, June 10, 2021 1:06 pm

Brewton

Alabama 41 bridge to open Thursday in Riverview

Officials are preparing to open the bridge over Conecuh River on Alabama 41 in Riverview on Thursday. The specific time of the opening has not ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 4:19 pm

News

Marshall leads coalition to benefit energy policy

Attorney General Steve Marshall is leading a 17-state coalition of attorneys general to prevent the Biden administration from radically transforming the national energy policy of ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 12:13 pm

News

Pandemic EBT benefits roll out this week

Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) benefits will start rolling out this week to families with eligible school-age children who missed out on free or reduced-price school meals ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 12:11 pm

Lifestyles

Food Pantry serving hundreds in community

Since opening a food bank on May 1, Cheryl Barton and Fannie Finkley with the Pensacola Caring Hearts, has organized and distributed food for hundreds ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 10:38 am

News

BPD searching for Grimes

Brewton Police are asking for help from the public to locate a man wanted on multiple charges. Michael Grimes is facing domestic violence charges as ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 9:39 am

Sports

Local players face off in championship tourney

The Summertime Bash softball tournament was held last Saturday in Millbrook with two teams facing off for the championship title. Above, The Brewton Wave team, ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 8:42 am

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

by Lisa Tindell, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 8:35 am

Business

National network coming to Brewton Friday

With a flurry of national attention over the past year or so, Lisa McMillan is still being pushed into the limelight for her take on ... Read more

by Lisa Tindell, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 8:30 am