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Drug offender in custody

Drug offender in custody

Drug offender in custody

A Brewton man, wanted on drug charges by the Poarch Creek Tribal Police and who fled this morning from police, is now in custody. K-9 ... Read more

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Crews still working spill site; avoid area until morning

Update Cleanup remains under way for a hazardous material spill on Hwy. 41 North, and motors should continue to avoid the area. Just before 9 ... Read more

  1. Bella Voce coming to Brewton
  2. Boardwalk to be replaced
  3. ‘It’s a perfect fit for me’: McGraw works as FPC office administrator

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Charter school bill passes

Gov. Robert Bentley signed charter schools into law in Alabama Thursday, but it’s too early to know how the new legislation will affect school systems ... Read more

Men at work

Men at work

Wes Hardin, mural artist, works on the city’s largest mural depicting the strong history of the forestry industry. Hardin said – weather permitting – the ... Read more

2 jailed for BK burglary

Things didn’t quite go their way after two were arrested for a recent burglary of the Brewton Burger King. Sgt. Patrick Caylor of the Brewton ... Read more

Brewton man wanted for attempted murder after ramming ex-wife’s car

A Brewton man is wanted on two attempted murder charges after he allegedly repeatedly rammed a car occupied by his ex-wife and her friend. Police ... Read more

Senate passes Open Meetings Act to its original intent; bill heads to House

The Alabama Senate has passed SB21, the bill that restores the Open Meetings Act to its original intent.  In a rare Wednesday session, members passed ... Read more

  1. UPDATE: Ambert Alert cancelled for Union Springs girl
  2. Motorcycle crash claims 1
  3. TOPS helps Brown
  4. Vendor spots still available for Choo-Choo Market
  5. Celebrity manager: McCall, wife on Amazing Race
  6. TRM, WSN work on track
  7. Fuqua earns BMS post
  8. TRM sports field work begins
  9. Neal trades handcuffs for car keys, sales
  10. Brewton added to Main Street program network
  11. House bill would revive use of electric chair
  12. She’s the woman behind the camera
  13. County gets $85K domestic violence grant
  14. JDCC, Troy sign pact
  15. Taco Bell to open in May
  16. 1 injured in wreck
  17. Croyle talks ball, life
  18. No retirement coming soon for Howard: WSNMS secretary loves her job
  19. Shelby meets with city leaders
  20. Brewton native celebrates 104th birthday
  21. Grimes’ column: Cops got her good
  22. Bivens’ column: Balancing alcohol’s risks, benefits
  23. Brewton girl to play ‘Scout’
  24. Chamber names Chapman, Hayeses as citizens of the year


TRM baseball pounds out 18 hits to move one win closer to area title

From staff reports The No. 6-ranked T.R. Miller Tigers became one win away from their second straight area title Thursday as they routed the Opp ... Read more

  1. No. 1-ranked UMS-Wright sweeps WSN baseball in area DH Thursday
  2. Baldwin County slams TRM softball
  3. WSN softball suffers area loss to UMS-Wright


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

Bivens’ column: March is national nutrition month

Each March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics celebrates National Nutrition Month. This annual event reinforces the importance of developing sound eating and physical activity ... Read more

Brewton native celebrates 104th birthday

So how does a 104 year old like to celebrate her birthday? If you are Myrtle Renner Croker, then the answer is simple – lots ... 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


St. Stephens to open new thrift shop

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church is opening a thrift shop and is now taking donations and needs ... 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