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APL holding coloring contest

The Atmore Public Library is holding a coloring contest for students in grades pre-K to third grade. The ... Read more | Add your comment

Chamber, American Legion bring new public art installation

The Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce and the American Legion Post 90 are bringing a new public art ... Read more | Add your comment

AFD to hold toy drive Dec. 5

The Atmore Fire Department will be holding its annual Toy Drive next Sat., Dec. 5, starting at 9 ... Read more | Add your comment

Sports

Chiefs win 5 Redzone games Sunday

NWE’s freshmen and junior Chiefs won five games during the Redzone Games Sunday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Ga. The freshmen team finished 3-1, while ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Atmore

Toyz for Kidz ride is Saturday

The 19th annual Toyz for Kidz Ride will be held this Sat., Dec. 14. Registration is from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. at David’s Catfish ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Atmore

MOH recipients to be honored Dec. 5

The Atmore Veterans of Foreign Wars is dedicating and unveiling “The MOH Recipients” road signs naming Highway 31 from Atmore to Brewton after two of ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 3:27 pm

Atmore

City council adopts project development with Jack’s Family Restaurants

The Atmore City Council adopted a resolution to enter into a project development with Jack’s Family Restaurants at its meeting on Nov. 23. The agreement, ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Monday, November 23, 2020 7:39 pm

Atmore

White sworn in as new BOE member

Loueek White was sworn in as the newest Escambia County School Systems board member for District 5 at a special-called meeting on Nov. 19. White ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Monday, November 23, 2020 5:54 pm

Atmore

Atmore man dies in 2-vehicle crash Friday

An Atmore man died in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 31 near 21st Avenue on Nov. 20, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. Trooper ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Monday, November 23, 2020 3:25 pm

Escambia Academy

EA cheerleaders participating in Varsity Spirit activities

Five Escambia Academy cheerleaders are participating in Thanksgiving week activities at Universal Orlando Resort, according to a release. Gabrielle Williams is currently in Orlando, Fla., ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, November 23, 2020 1:19 pm

Atmore

ECHA officials: Get your flu shot

Escambia County Healthcare Authority officials are urging citizens to get the influenza (Flu) shot. Medical clinics in Atmore, Brewton and Flomaton are available to administer ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, November 23, 2020 10:14 am

Atmore

ALDOT announces no lane closures during Thanksgiving holiday

The Alabama Department of Transportation announced Nov. 23 that it will have no temporary lane closures on interstates during the Thanksgiving holiday, from noon Wed., ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, November 23, 2020 9:56 am

Northview

Chiefs end season in regional semifinals

Northview fell 34-19 to Vernon, Fla. in the regional semifinals tonight in Bratt. With the loss, the Chiefs end their season at 7-2. NHS head ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Friday, November 20, 2020 11:44 pm

Escambia Academy

Cougars fall 36-34 to Chambers in 2A title game

MONTGOMERY — Escambia Academy fell 36-34 to Chambers Academy in a hard-fought battle during the AISA Class 2A state championship game tonight at Cramton Bowl. ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Friday, November 20, 2020 7:16 pm

Atmore

ACF opens grant cycle

The Atmore Community Foundation recently announced the opening of its third competitive grant cycle for local non-profits addressing the needs of the Atmore community. According ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, November 20, 2020 9:33 am

Atmore

Good turnout for Music on Main

Many with shopping bags in hand walked up and down Main Street for the Music on Main event tonight in downtown Atmore. Musical acts were ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Thursday, November 19, 2020 7:01 pm

Atmore

EA asks fans to line streets tomorrow for send off

Escambia Academy officials are asking fans to line the streets of downtown Atmore tomorrow morning as the Cougars head to Montgomery to play in the ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Thursday, November 19, 2020 5:25 pm

Atmore

Chamber gives funds to area local schools

Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce officials Nov. 9 presented area local schools more than $17,000 of funds. Each school received an equal portion of the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, November 19, 2020 12:48 pm

Atmore

Atmore Rotary Club donates to AACCM

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by Andrew Garner, Thursday, November 19, 2020 12:00 pm

Atmore

Smith sworn into office

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by Staff Reports, Thursday, November 19, 2020 11:55 am

Atmore

Atmore couple to hold lunch for 1st responders on Thanksgiving

An Atmore couple will be holding a lunch for first responders on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 26, at St. Bellarmine Catholic Church’s Boland Hall. Randy ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 11:09 am

Columnists

There is much to do

By Rep. Bradley Byrne   Congress returns to Washington this week after a six-week hiatus for the election. Since the end of July, we have ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 11:01 am

Columnists

EA’s run this year has been impressive

Have you ever written something and not be satisfied with what you wrote? This realization occured to this writer last Friday night during Escambia Academy’s ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 11:00 am

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor for Wed., Nov. 18, 2020

As we look forward to cele brating National Rural Health Day on Nov. 19, we cannot ignore how the healthcare landscape has changed since last ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 10:59 am

Northview

NWE Chiefs to play in ERC Championships Saturday

All four NWE football teams will play in the 2020 ERC Championships this Sat., Nov. 21, in Baker, Fla. During the ERC semifinals in Andalusia, ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 10:58 am

Escambia Academy

ONE GOAL

Escambia Academy to face Chambers in AISA Class 2A title game Friday One team. One goal. Escambia Academy battled through the 2020 season, and will ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 9:36 am

Atmore

FEMA registration for federal assistance closes on Nov. 19

Homeowners and renters of Baldwin, Escambia and Mobile counties with uninsured damage or losses from Hurricane Sally occurring September 14 – 16, 2020 have only ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, November 16, 2020 11:50 am

Northview

Chiefs topple Chipley 32-12 in regional quarterfinal

Northview defeated Chipley 32-12 tonight in the FHSAA Class 1A regional quarterfinals in Bratt, Fla. The Chiefs advance to face Vernon next Fri., Nov. 20, ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Friday, November 13, 2020 10:53 pm

Escambia Academy

GOING TO THE ‘SHIP

Escambia Academy defeats Macon-East 54-13 in AISA Class 2A semifinals Escambia Academy’s Landon Sims was responsible for three touchdowns and Bubba Nettles added a pair ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Friday, November 13, 2020 10:18 pm

Sports

High school football updates

FINAL: Escambia Academy defeats Macon East 54-13 to advance to the AISA Class 2A state chanpionship. At the end of the third quarter, EA leads ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Friday, November 13, 2020 6:08 pm