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IDB board hears updates on NAF academy, ag facility

City of Atmore Industrial Development Board officials heard some promising news and updates during their meeting on Aug. ... Read more | Add your comment

Reynolds appointed as municipal judge

Sherilyn Reynolds looked on proudly as her husband, Kaurean, was appointed as the city of Atmore’s next municipal ... Read more | Add your comment

Alto Products named business of month for August

Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce President Emilee Waters celebrates the naming of Alto Products Corp. of Atmore as ... Read more | Add your comment

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149 Rotary Club Academic All-Stars recognized

One-hundred-and-forty-nine area students were recognized as Atmore Rotary Club Academic All-Stars. The Academic All-Star program began in 1985 by the Atmore Rotary Club to recognize ... Read more | Add your comment

by Andrew Garner.

Atmore

Landis Design Co. named business of month

Landis Design Co. was named the Business of the Month for May by the Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce. Shown from L to R: Chamber ... Read more | Add your comment

by Andrew Garner.

Atmore

Amber alert issued for 16 year old

An amber alert has been issued for a 16 year old female, according to officials. The Florida Amber Alert system said the female is from ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Friday, August 14, 2020 12:38 pm

Atmore

ECHA: 699 confirmed, reported cases in county

Almost 700 confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported out of the Escambia County Healthcare Authority’s two hospitals, according to a release. According to the ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Friday, August 14, 2020 9:43 am

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Atmore man arrested for car break ins

An Atmore man is behind bars after being arrested in connection with recent car burglaries that occurred July 24-25 and Aug. 4, according to the ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, August 12, 2020 10:45 am

Atmore

Corrections officer arrested on ethics, contraband charges

An Escambia County, Ala. corrections officer was arrested and charged with ethics violations and promoting prison contraband, according to officials. Sheriff Heath Jackson said on ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, August 12, 2020 9:55 am

Atmore

Atmore woman arrested for murder

An Atmore woman was arrested Aug. 9 during a traffic stop in connection with a death investigation in March 2020, according to officials. Atmore Police ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Monday, August 10, 2020 11:34 pm

Atmore

COVID-19: ECHA releases Aug. 7 update

The Escambia County Healthcare Authority announced today, Aug. 7, there have been 660 confirmed COVID-19 cases reported out of its two hospitals. The latest update ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Friday, August 7, 2020 10:41 am

Atmore

Caboose moves to new home

See video of the move here: C1D01DF4-DFC1-4C8F-83DD-328F53C4F393 The caboose at Rachel Patterson Elementary School has found a new home. With the help of Williams House ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Friday, August 7, 2020 9:50 am

Columnists

Here’s a way forward on virus relief

 By Rep. Bradley Byrne Last week was pretty frustrating in Washington. While the House frittered away at useless Democrat messaging bills which have no chance ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, August 7, 2020 9:36 am

Columnists

Capsule’s splashdown ended fun

Looking at my phone early Monday morning, I noticed several notifications from a friend via the Facebook messenger app. Curious, I opened the app and ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Friday, August 7, 2020 9:35 am

Atmore

Ag department looking for peanut harvest help

The Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries is looking for some temporary employees for this coming peanut season. For those interested in the Mobile area, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, August 7, 2020 9:34 am

Atmore

ECMS holds drive thru open house

Escambia County Middle School teachers and administrators were having a good time this afternoon during the school’s open house. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, students ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Thursday, August 6, 2020 2:58 pm

Atmore

Forecasters predict ‘extremely active’ hurricane season from here on out

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released its August update on the Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook today and conditions are looking favorably for storm ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, August 6, 2020 11:08 am

Brewton

Campbell indicted on theft charges

Man indicted was former W.S. Neal assistant principal, coach A Florida man turned himself into authorities after being indicted by an Escambia County grand jury ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 4:17 pm

Sports

Competition makes him better

Former CACC player thriving at Alcorn State Brandon Rembert thrives in competition. The Pensacola, Fla. native and current Alcorn State University senior baseball player is ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 12:01 pm

Escambia Academy

EA hires new basketball coach

Willie White Jr. is back where he belongs – coaching basketball. White was hired recently to be the new boys head basketball coach at Escambia ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 12:00 pm

Atmore

Passing of the gavel

Stearns appointed to judgeship Todd Stearns will be called by a different name going foward. Stearns was appointed by Gov. Kay Ivey to the Escambia ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 11:11 am

Escambia Academy

EA, TRM ranked in preseason poll

UPDATE: We have corrected this post to include Flomaton’s football team, which is ranked No. 10 in Class 3A. Three Escambia County, Ala. football teams ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Sunday, August 2, 2020 11:00 pm

Atmore

Commission chairman announces resignation

Kaurean Reynolds today announced his resignation as chairman of the Escambia County Commission. Reynold’s resignation is effective on Aug. 9, 2020. “I would like to ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Friday, July 31, 2020 3:01 pm

Atmore

COVID-19: 584 confirmed cases at hospitals

The Escambia County Healthcare Authority announced today there have been 584 confirmed COVID-19 cases reported out of its two hospitals. The latest update is an increase ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 31, 2020 9:46 am

Atmore

Bay Minette man arrested on rape charge

Man was arrested today in Atmore on outstanding warrant A Bay Minette man was arrested in Atmore today on child sex abuse charges, according to ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Thursday, July 30, 2020 8:29 pm

Atmore

Ivey announces amended safer at home order

Gov. Kay Ivey announced today the extension of the amended safer at home order. The extension lasts until Aug. 31, 2020, and requires masks to ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 11:13 am

Atmore

Atmore native releases new book on Creek Indians

Atmore native Lou Vickery recently announced the release of his newest book, “Alabama Creek Indians.” Vickery’s 15th book published book, “Alabama Creek Indians” highlights historical ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 9:32 am

Atmore

‘Unity’ event supplies 196 children with supplies, uniforms

Unity in the Community officials said the annual event at Grace Fellowship Church on July 25 went well. Event Coordinator Ruth Robinson said more than ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 9:31 am

Atmore

Tribal election is Saturday

The 2020 Poarch Creek Indian Tribal election is slated for this Sat., Aug. 1. Two are running for tribal chairman, and nine are running for ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 9:29 am

Atmore

Register for Pre-K, school online

Online registration for Pre-K students for the Escambia County School System is not required for incoming students, according to officials. Rachel Patterson Elementary School Teacher ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 9:29 am