Relay for Life: Group needs team members

Relay for Life: Group needs team members

For those who’ve ever wanted to be in the movies, this year’s Brewton Relay for Life is your chance. Themed “Lights; camera; take action” the ... Read more

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Sheriff’s office: it’s ‘Click-it-or-Ticket;’ watch out driving in these spots

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office has begun its annual Click-it-or-Ticket drive. Chief Deputy Mike Lambert said Friday that deputies began the traffic safety initiative at ... Read more

  1. Missing teens phone allegedly found near Brewton
  2. Crashes plague area: Weekend wrecks happen in area, one killed
  3. Survey says…: Superintendent survey results revealed

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Airport could expand

The Brewton City Council approved a $16,000 feasibility study Monday that could result in the expansion of the city’s municipal airport. The 58-acre parcel abuts ... Read more

He’s a man of many talents

People in the Brewton area have been complaining about the weather in the past few days. It’s hard for those who live in the south ... Read more

Bus crash still under investigation

An accident between an Escambia County school bus and a Volvo SUV Friday remains under investigation, East Brewton Police Chief Kenny Brazile said Tuesday. The ... Read more

Mike knows math: Tedder comes back for JDCC Math Tournament

Mike knows math. After 31 years as the advance math instructor at Jefferson Davis Community College and one of the college’s annual math tournament, he ... Read more

5 jailed for drugs

The controlled substance “spice” led to the arrest of five East Brewton residents last week. Chief Kenny Brazile said Chris Hosford, 29; Sonya Frazier, 31; ... Read more

  1. New sandwich shop coming?
  2. Council: No new police trucks – yet
  3. Escambia County school bus involved in Friday accident
  4. ‘I’m a star’
  5. BMS, TRM get principals: Board: input needed at superintendent meetings this week
  6. Tindell named Habitat director
  7. Hunters argue in Conecuh; 2 jailed
  8. Cirque Zuma Zuma coming
  9. D.A.R.E.-ING to serve Brewton students
  10. St. Mark celebrates black history
  11. Croyle to speak at Brewton COC banquet
  12. Would you Go? City asks residents opinion on park
  13. Search on for city super
  14. No same-sex marriages here
  15. 24 meth labs found in house
  16. Driver’s license fees increase
  17. Finch to speak at garden club event
  18. Sanders trades nursing for banking
  19. Brewton Medical Center lab earns accreditation
  20. GP project named a state ‘economic coup’ in 2014
  21. Grimes’ column: Truth is stranger than fiction
  22. Bivens’ column: FitFest is Wednesday at YMCA
  23. FitFest is coming!
  24. To new beginnings: Animal shelter recovering from rocky start


TRM softball cruises to win at Hillcrest

From staff reports T.R. Miller Lady Tigers softball pitcher Taylor Austin and Myra Reiss combined to pitch a one-hitter against Hillcrest Monday to propel the ... Read more

  1. TRM golf places second in Monroeville by one stroke
  2. Despite loss to WSN, TRM baseball repeats as ECT champions
  3. JDCC softball goes 3-1 Friday and Saturday


Grimes’ column: Murder was top story

Murder trials were in the news in February of 1990. Edward Russell DuBose was on trial for the murder of 16 year-old Stephanie King, which ... Read more

Bivens’ column: Take time to exercise, get fit

If you could increase your quality of life, would you? Would you like to add extra years to your life? Dedicating just 30 minutes of ... Read more

Grimes’ column: Why do that?

In 1965 one of the articles in The Brewton Standard was about the vandalism of a local cemetery. Jernigan Cemetery, located on Kirkland Road, was ... 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