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Football games rescheduled to Saturday, Monday

Escambia County, Ala. high school football teams are playing their next games over the weekend or on Monday ... Read more | Add your comment

Trees fall, power lines down from Hurricane Sally

Alabama Power crews are working right now to help restore power to some 5,600, down from 5,800 this ... Read more | Add your comment

ECSS to close schools Sept. 17 due to Sally

Escambia County Schools System Superintendent John Knott announced today that all schools ans administrative offices will be closed ... Read more | Add your comment

Hurricane Sally dumps heavy rainfall on Atmore

UPDATE: Atmore residents are beginning to clean their yards of debris from Hurricane Sally’s impact. Some of the ... Read more | Add your comment

Atmore

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

Alabama Power: 1,100 remain without power

Alabama Power officials said tonight that 1,100 customers remain without power. When the storm hit, 85 percent of customers in Atmore and surrounding areas were ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Friday, September 18, 2020 9:21 pm

Atmore

Water levels receding in water ways

Water levels have crested and are receding in some county water ways, Escambia County EMA officials said. Director David Adams said the water ways impacted ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Thursday, September 17, 2020 5:10 pm

News

Escambia County Schools closed Thursday

Escambia County Schools System Superintendent John Knott announced today that all schools and administrative offices will be closed tomorrow, Thursday, Sept. 17, in the aftermath ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 5:16 pm

Atmore

SALLY: Hurricane 50 miles south of Fort Morgan

Escambia County EMA Director David Adams said Hurricane Sally is approximately 50 miles south of Fort Morgan, according to the latest update. Adams said Hurricane ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 7:48 pm

Atmore

City adopts grass, weed nuisance on 34 properties

The Atmore City Council adopted a grass and weed nuisance resolution for 34 properties within city limits at its meeting on Sept. 14. The resolution ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 2:57 pm

Atmore

Sign up for scarecrow contest

All Atmore businesses who are interested can participate in the Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce’s second annual Scarecrow Contest. The details on the contest include: ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 2:57 pm

Atmore

ACH announces new clinic name

Atmore Community Hospital (ACH) announced Sept. 14 that ACH Complete Care will be the name of their new primary care physician clinic in Atmore. Ashley ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 2:56 pm

Atmore

RPES names August Star Students

Rachel Patterson Elementary School named its Star Students for the month of August. Pictured in the first row from right: Laikyn Slifton, Luke Barnett, Khloe ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 2:55 pm

Atmore

Ash wins Atmore Rotary Club raffle

Alan Ash won a Winchester SX4 12-gauge shotgun as a part of the Atmore Rotary Club’s gun raffle. The raffle winner is normally announced at ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 2:53 pm

Atmore

Voting by absentee ballot? Follow these instructions

Escambia County Circuit Clerk John Robert Fountain said applications for absentee ballots must be filled in the office of the absentee election manager/circuit clerk not ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 2:52 pm

Atmore

Pepsi Bottling Co. named September Business of Month

Pepsi Bottling Co. of Atmore was named Business of the Month by members of the Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce. Shown is Chamber President Emilee ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 2:48 pm

Columnists

We are in the midst of a new Middle East?

By Rep. Bradley Byrne  Last week when I wrote about some good news, I mentioned the recent peace deal between Israel and the United Arab ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 2:46 pm

Columnists

Mark yourself ‘present’ in 2020 Census

Do you remember sitting at your desk in school, and your teacher taking roll? A loud “Present!” would escape my lips when my name was ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 2:45 pm

Escambia Academy

EA holds senior day activities

Escambia Academy’s volleyball squad held its senior day on Sept. 10. The Lady Cougars celebrated seniors Avery Mims, Disha Patel, LaKrystal Turner and Gabrielle Williams. Read more

by Andrew Garner, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 2:44 pm

Sports

State parks online campground reservations system is live

By DAVID RAINER Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) Ready for a camping trip to one – or several – of the beautiful ... Read more

by Steve Flowers, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 2:42 pm

Northview

Chiefs to start season Sept. 21

Northview will begin its 2020 season next Mon., Sept. 21 on the road at Baker, Fla., a postponed start because of the COVID-19 pandemic. NHS ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 2:42 pm

Atmore

Flooding forecast changed for Perdido River, near Barrineau Park

A forecasted flooding has changed from moderate to major severity and increased in duration for Perdido River, near Barrineau Park, affecting Baldwin and Escambia Counties, ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 2:13 pm

Atmore

COVID0-19: ECHA releases latest report

The Escambia County Healthcare Authority released its latest COVID-19 numbers from its two hospitals on Sept. 15. There have been 795 reported cases of the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 9:39 am

Atmore

Shelling facility coming to Atmore

Gov. Kay Ivey announced Sept. 15 that Coastal Growers LLC is planning to build a peanut shelling plant in Atmore, according to a release. The ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 9:00 am

Atmore

SALLY: Hurricane to make landfall Wednesday

Escambia County EMA Director David Adams said today that Hurricane Sally was approximately 87 miles south of the mouth of Mobile Bay and moving northwest ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:29 am

Atmore

SALLY: Hurricane tracking slightly east again

Escambia County EMA officials said earlier this evening that the forecast track for Hurricane Sally shifted slightly to the east again. Director David Adams said ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Monday, September 14, 2020 7:47 pm

Atmore

SALLY: Wind, a lot of rain forecasted for Escambia County, Ala.

Hurricane Sally is now forecast to make landfall on the coast of Mississippi Tuesday evening, according to Escambia County EMA officials. Director David Adams said ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Monday, September 14, 2020 5:18 pm

Atmore

Shelters available for residents in Atmore ahead of Sally

Atmore city officials announced today there will be two shelters available for citizens who may need temporary shelter from Hurricane Sally. Chief Chuck Brooks said ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Monday, September 14, 2020 12:21 pm

Atmore

Ivey issues state of emergency ahead of TS Sally

Gov. Kay Ivey today issued a state of emergency for Alabama ahead of Tropical Storm Sally. According to the governor’s office, the storm system is ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, September 14, 2020 10:03 am

Atmore

Atmore man arrested on attempted murder warrant

An Atmore man was arrested this morning on an attempted murder warrant at an undisclosed location in Baldwin County, according to the Atmore Police Department. ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Saturday, September 12, 2020 12:50 pm