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WSN tops Escambia County 20-9

Taking control of the game early and late, W.S. Neal went on to beat Escambia County 20-9 in ... Read more | Add your comment

City officials: Sally debris removal in final stage

The removal of debris is in its final stage, according to city officials. Officials said in a release ... Read more | Add your comment

Williamson tops Blue Devils 8-0

Williamson’s Ryan Kidd punched the ball in for a 8-yard touchdown with 2:38 left in the game, and ... Read more | Add your comment

Northview beats Walton 27-12

A team’s response after a loss can be telling. Northview didn’t let a previous week’s loss get to ... 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.

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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.

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Amber alert issued for 2 children

An amber alert has been issued for two young boys who were abducted by Sarah Caswell, 33, according to officials. The two boys, Kaiden Wall, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, October 19, 2020 10:14 am

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Deadline to register to vote is Oct. 19

The deadline to register to vote for the upcoming Nov. 3, 2020, General Election is tomorrow, Mon., Oct. 19, according to the Alabama Secretary of ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, October 18, 2020 2:46 pm

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Get your flu shot, doc says

Dr. Jonah McIntyre of ACH Family Physicians said it’s very important that everyone should get a flu shot. According to the Centers for Disease Control, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, October 13, 2020 4:24 pm

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Pilger dealership contributes to ECHS football program

Jason Pilger Chevrolet of Atmore announced a financial contribution to the Escambia County High School football program on the Chevy Youth Sports program, according to ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, October 13, 2020 4:23 pm

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VFW Auxiliary to hold veterans breakfast

The Atmore VFW Auxiliary will hold its annual Veteran’s Day Breakfast on Wed., Nov. 11, 2020, at Anchor Café. All veterans eat free. The breakfast ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Tuesday, October 13, 2020 4:21 pm

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Auxiliary announces annual patriotic art scholarship contest kick off

Atmore Memorial VFW Auxiliary Post No. 7016 announced recently the kick off of the auxiliary’s annual Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest. Local students in ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, October 13, 2020 4:20 pm

Columnists

A gentleman and his cornbread

Unfurling the Martha White self-rising cornmeal hot rize mix, a gentleman prayed that it was enough to make some cornbread over the weekend. Thankfully, the ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Tuesday, October 13, 2020 4:18 pm

Columnists

We should open up carefully, safely

By Rep. Bradley Byrne The United States is such a big and diverse country with transparent sources of information and data that we are the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, October 13, 2020 4:17 pm

Escambia Academy

Cougars shutout Autauga Academy 33-0

Escambia Academy’s defense put together a consistent performance tonight as the No. 4 Cougars shutout Autauga Academy 33-0 in region action on Bachelor Field in ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:02 pm

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Fountain inmate dies from inmate-on-inmate assault

An inmate at Fountain Correctional Facility died from injuries sustained during an inmate-on-inmate assault on Sept. 29, according to the Alabama Department of Corrections. Public ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Thursday, October 8, 2020 4:12 pm

Atmore

Delta: Ivey rescinds evac order for Baldwin, Mobile counties

Gov. Kay Ivey today issued a second supplemental state of emergency for Hurricane Delta, rescinding the mandatory-evacuation provision contained in the first supplemental emergency proclamation. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, October 8, 2020 10:00 am

Atmore

City council approves Coastal Growers project agreement

The Atmore City Council made it official today, approving a project agreement and tax abatement with Coastal Growers LLC during a special-called meeting at city ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, October 7, 2020 4:25 pm

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Storm surge watch in effect for coastal Alabama ahead of Delta

When Hurricane Delta enters the Gulf of Mexico, it will gain intensity and impact portions of the northern gulf coast as a significant and dangerous ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, October 7, 2020 12:34 pm

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Delta tracking slightly west

Escambia County EMA Director David Adams said tonight that Hurricane Delta’s track has made a slight shift to the west from previous statements. “While this ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Tuesday, October 6, 2020 8:08 pm

Sports

Despite hurricane, October snapper extension still on

By DAVID RAINER Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources   Despite the tumult caused by Hurricane Sally’s direct hit, the October 10-12 red snapper season is ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, October 6, 2020 4:32 pm

Atmore

Delta strengthens into hurricane

UPDATE, 1:16 p.m.: Delta, a storm that gained intensity early Tuesday, continued to rapidly strengthen and is categorized as a major hurricane, according to the ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Tuesday, October 6, 2020 10:50 am

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Gather named winner of 2020 best beef contest

Atmore’s the Gather restaurant has been named the winner of the 2020 Bama’s Best Beef contest with its dish, the Train Wreck. The contest is ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, October 5, 2020 3:05 pm

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TS Delta to strengthen into hurricane

Escambia County EMA Director David Adams said today it is still early in the forecast to determine local impacts, but early indications are that we ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Monday, October 5, 2020 1:20 pm

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FEMA MRIC will be in Atmore Oct. 5-7

FEMA Mobile Registration Intake Centers (MRICs) will be in Atmore Oct. 5-7 in the parking lot at Atmore City Hall, 201 E. Louisville Ave., according ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Sunday, October 4, 2020 3:18 pm

Bratt, Fla.

FEMA MRICs open in Escambia County, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Fla.

FEMA has opened mobile registration centers for Hurricane Sally survivors in Escambia, Okaloosa and Santa Rosa counties, according to a release. The centers, called Mobile ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, October 4, 2020 2:57 pm

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Atmore child dies in 2-vehicle wreck Saturday

An Atmore child died in a two-vehicle wreck on State Road 97 on Saturday morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. According to Trooper David ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, October 4, 2020 2:26 pm

Escambia Academy

Cougars top Northview, Fla. 27-22

Escambia Academy’s Landon Sims and Bubba Nettles scored two touchdowns each, and Northview had a strong performance in the second half, but the Cougars held ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Friday, October 2, 2020 11:26 pm

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FEMA releases myths, facts to aid Hurricane Sally survivors

Just like every major disaster, myths, rumors and misinformation leak into the fabric of social media and other sources. FEMA, a department of the U.S. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, October 1, 2020 4:38 pm

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Alabama Power residential customers to receive $25 credit

Alabama Power residential customers will receive a $25 credit on their bills this month, according to a release. Officials said the decision was made over ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, October 1, 2020 3:41 pm

Atmore

Ivey announces mask order extension

Gov. Kay Ivey today announced that the mask order has been extended to Nov. 8, at 5 p.m. Ivey made the announcement with State Health ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, September 30, 2020 11:42 am