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Varner named new BCS superintendent
UPDATED: County school bus involved in hit-and-run Wednesday at lunch; suspect caught

It’s earth day

It’s earth day

As the world celebrates Earth Day today, the cities of Brewton and East Brewton celebrates with it. A community-wide cleanup is set for this Saturday, ... Read more

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Interstate crash claims 1 life

An Opelika man is dead following a one-vehicle crash early Saturday morning on Interstate 65. The Alabama State Troopers reported the crash occurred at 4:15 ... Read more

  1. Holman on lock-down after stabbing death
  2. UPDATED: County school bus involved in hit-and-run Wednesday at lunch; suspect caught
  3. BPD jails 4; others still at large

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City: We’re not in hotel business

So, is the City of Brewton thinking of getting into the hotel business? That was the question readers and Brewton Standard Facebook friends posed after ... Read more

Super search goes far

Stephanie Nelson & Adam Robinson The Brewton Standard As Brewton continues its search for a new city school superintendent, the city also has ties to ... Read more

Brewton in top running for its blooms – again

Brewton is once again in the running as an America in Bloom national award program winner. Judges from the AIB program will visit Brewton on ... Read more

Faulty wood closes Jennings Park boardwalk, bridge

Faulty wood closes Jennings Park boardwalk, bridge

Residents are being asked to stay off the boardwalk and walking bridge at Jennings Park until further notice. Connie Baggett, Brewton’s director of program management, ... Read more

Super to be named next week

It will likely be next Thursday before the Brewton City School Board names a new superintendent, said board chairman Stephanie Walker. More than 40 people ... Read more

  1. Man hits, cuts wife; gets 20 years
  2. County to AG: We need revenue
  3. City hires firm to do hotel market study
  4. Airport awarded $150K grant
  5. Aldrich interviews Monday for BCS superintendent job
  6. Clean Sweep: 11 arrested in BPD round; others wanted – with mug shots
  7. Contraband found in jail; arrest made
  8. City super finalists named
  9. Let’s ‘Kick it’
  10. Crash critically injures 1
  11. Library a ‘Likely’ subject
  12. New seafood market in East Brewton
  13. West Gate earns perfect state survey score
  14. Obits for Wed., April 8 edition
  15. Arrest made in EB murder case
  16. JDCC not on federal financial watch list
  17. Interstate traffic moving Friday after Thursday’s wreck
  18. Jennings Park adds new parking lot; Choo-Choo market to begin Saturday
  19. 1 dead, 6 injured in 9-car pile-up on I-65
  20. 6 critcally injured in interstate crash, including 5 children
  21. ‘He was the last person you’d expect…this to happen to’
  22. Murder victim ID’d; police still investigating
  23. Peyton does prom with ‘Paw Paw’
  24. Chases end in arrests


JDCC baseball defeats Lawson to get back on winning track

From staff reports The Jefferson Davis Community College Warhawks baseball team ended their eight-game slump Wednesday as they traveled to Lawson State in Birmingham and ... Read more

  1. Austin leads TRM softball to 6-1 win over JUB
  2. PSC hands JDCC softball an 11-5 loss Wednesday
  3. TRM golf defeats WSN Tuesday at CCB


Grimes’ column: It was year of flood

Twenty-five years ago the main topic of conversation centered around the flood waters that hit the area on Thursday, March 14. 1990. A series of ... Read more

Bivens’ column: Egg-cersize safety this Easter

Easter is just around the corner! Most “children,” young and old alike, are looking forward to the traditional Easter egg Hunt.  You remember how that goes ... Read more

Grimes’ column: Time for honors and awards

Ten years ago Kate Smith Lavelle, a Brewton native, was named Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Dunkin Brand, Inc. the parent company of Dunkin Donuts, ... Read more


Church to start movie night

The movies will be rolling every Friday night at Compassion for Brewton Outreach Center, said Pastor Bo Bell this week. “We saw a great need ... Read more


Holy Week services planned this week

With the week of Easter now upon us, local churches will host Holy Week services during ... Read more


Modest Closet to hold grand opening

Janova Johnson is anything but modest when it comes to describing her dream of owning her own business, The Modest Closet. The Brewton resident and ... Read more


Pay it forward teaches lesson

  The boy seemed to have walked straight off a movie set was my first thought as we approached the grocery store checkout line. His ... Read more