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Jury term cancelled due to increase of COVID risks

Escambia County Circuit Court officials have announced the cancellation of the January 11 jury term. Citing an increased in positive COVID-19 tests in the county, ... Read more

1 week ago by Lisa Tindell.

Ivey announces vaccines for elderly, first responders

Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) on Friday announced that ADPH will provide COVID-19 vaccinations for people 75 years old or ... Read more

1 week ago by Lisa Tindell.

Officer involved shooting near Atmore

An investigation is in progress at a gas station off I-65’s exit 54 near Atmore regarding an officer-involved shooting this morning. According to a release ... Read more

1 week ago by Lisa Tindell.

Beware: Offers of COVID testing, vaccine at home may be scam

The Department of Public Health and the Alabama Medicaid Agency are receiving reports of citizens being contacted at their homes for the purpose of being ... Read more

1 week ago by Lisa Tindell.

Area students named to Troy’s Chancellor’s List

Several Brewton area students have made their way onto the Chancellor’s List at Troy University in Troy. Officials at the university made the announcement this ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Lisa Tindell.

Home for the holidays: Byrd spends first Christmas at home

Raider Rayne Byrd spent her first Christmas at home this past holiday season after spending the first 462 of her life in the Neonatal Intensive ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Lisa Tindell.

Harrell had impact on health across county

Escambia County lost a soldier in the field of medicine last week with the death of Ruth Harrell. Harrell passed away Dec. 31, 2020 at ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Lisa Tindell.

Weather hampers NYE celebrations

Meteorologists, including Brewton’s Spinks Megginson, have predicted a wet and rainy end to 2020 and even some lingering storms into 2021. That forecast has forced ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Lisa Tindell.

Scholarship applications open to area seniors

If you have a high school senior in the family, it’s time to consider applying for scholarships for fall 2021 college expenses. Research will uncover ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Lisa Tindell.

Area Veterans to receive COVID-19 vaccine

Veterans in south Alabama are on the list to receive COVID-19 vaccinations as part of a state plan for administering vaccine doses. According to information ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Lisa Tindell.

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