‘God was on our side’: Convicted murderer denied parole

‘God was on our side’: Convicted murderer denied parole

“We’re good. God was on our side,” said Sallie King Tuesday as parole was denied for the man convicted of the 1988 murder of her ... Read more

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Brewton chosen by museum

Brewton has been chosen as a Smithsonian “Hometown Teams” traveling exhibit site. And as such, locals may have an opportunity to forever immortalize their favorite ... Read more

  1. 4 jailed – including 2 DHR workers – in alleged loan scheme
  2. TRM work to last months more
  3. Habitat aims to build soon

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JDCC, Brewton partner up

Officials are being tight-lipped on the details of a “mutually beneficial” partnership announced Monday between Jefferson Davis Community College and the City of Brewton. Described ... Read more

Rodeo seeking sponsors

By Corey Williams Staff writer The Greater Brewton Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking sponsors for its second annual PCA Rodeo. The event will be ... Read more

Vargas talks to WSN students about respect

Students attending Escambia County schools were treated to a visit on Thurs., Aug. 20, from Chad Varga, a noted motivational speaker for teens. Escambia County ... Read more

Medicaid funding changing

Medicaid funding in Alabama may soon get a complete overhaul. Chairman of the Alabama House budget committee Rep. Steve Clouse, R-Ozark, proposed a $156 million ... Read more

Dubose parole denied

Convicted murder Edward Russell Dubose will remain behind bars – at least for another five years. The state parole board Tuesday denied Dubose’s request for ... Read more

  1. Kern to retire from GP
  2. Jennings Park Boardwalk reno complete
  3. Flomaton man dies in Tuesday crash
  4. From start to finish: Seniors reflect on years of school
  5. NBWC opening Thrift Store in Brewton
  6. Perkins chosen as Conecuh County DYW
  7. JDCC awarded $1.2M grant
  8. Rivalry going national?
  9. City OKs airport match funds
  10. Flomaton teen found
  11. Byrne to visit county
  12. Rottschafer Daycare to dedicate new building
  13. 2 jailed on drug charges
  14. Brewton council unveils $26.9M budget
  15. Ballet to begin at YMCA
  16. School resumes Wednesday
  17. Loan officer arrested
  18. Grimes’ column: Taking a look back at 1990
  19. United Fund agencies sought
  20. ECATS could be in jeopardy
  21. County short $500K
  22. Fisher Center has big summer
  23. Video Warehouse to close doors
  24. County BOE approves personnel changes


WSN cruises to win over ECHS

W.S. Neal senior running back Malcolm Hawthorne rushed for 242 yards on nine carries and scored three touchdowns to help lead the Eagles of East ... Read more

  1. TRM defeats Tallassee
  2. TRM volleyball sweeps Andalusia
  3. WSN JV volleyball defeats Jay, varsity falls


Grimes’ column: Taking a look back at 1990

It was August and the temperatures were soaring in 1990. Does that sound familiar? At this time of the year we usually are complaining about ... Read more

Grimes’ Looking Back column: So much has changed in last 50 years

Times have certainly changed in the 50 years since 1965. To me it seems as if it was just a few years ago and it ... Read more

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


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