A NICE WALK WITH FRIENDS: WSNES celebrates 100 days of school with parade

A NICE WALK WITH FRIENDS: WSNES celebrates 100 days of school with parade

The good times were rolling Monday as students at W.S. Neal Elementary School celebrated 100 days of school. Above, Kevin Meadows and mom, Kathleen, lead ... Read more

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Brewton couple arrested for Texas thefts

A Brewton couple was arrested earlier this month for felony theft charges out of Texas. Sheriff Grover Smith, in a press release, said deputies and ... Read more

  1. Sex offender arrested for failure to comply
  2. New hotel coming
  3. DWM starts phase III

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Fight, flight – BPD jail 2

Brewton police have caputured a Century, Fla., man who fought with officers and fled following a Saturday traffic stop. Sgt. Andrew Casey said Monday that ... Read more

No same-sex couples show

There were no same-sex couples waiting to be married at the Escambia County Courthouse Monday, Probate Judge Doug Agerton said. Federal judge in Mobile on ... Read more

Bell uses past to mold many futures

From drug use to now a community leader, Bo Bell has come a long way from where he thought he would be when he was ... Read more

County improves grad rates

By Justin Schuver Atmore Advance publisher Escambia County Schools Superintendent John Knott was excited to tell school board members Thursday that all three high schools ... Read more

Get the poles ready: Leon Brooks Hines public fishing lake opens Sunday

The sun is shining, and the fish will soon be biting at the Leon Brooks Hines Escambia County AL State Public Fishing Lake. New manager ... Read more

  1. Water park meeting set in February
  2. Columnist to address garden clubs
  3. City receives $396K in grant funds
  4. Man jailed for stalking Brewton woman
  5. County earns $16K safety bonus
  6. Century man wanted on drug charges struggles, flees from BPD
  7. Atmore man arrested for allegedly stalking Brewton woman
  8. Fire marshal: Ramada Inn shutdown Friday
  9. FPD makes Wednesday arrest
  10. Taco Bell coming to Brewton
  11. Brewton celebrates King holiday with parade, events
  12. Garmeson scores honor at state DYW
  13. Watts enjoys leading Cedar Hill Baptist
  14. Grimes column: It seems problems keep getting bigger, bigger
  15. County to share in $231K domestic violence grants
  16. Tax season is on; returns accepted
  17. Chamber sponsoring big buck contest
  18. County ranks 8th in mortgages
  19. East Brewton men arrested for Andalusia Walmart thefts
  20. Relief at the pump: Residents loving price at the pump
  21. Closure OK’d after drug bust
  22. Reader tips lead to arrest
  23. TRM senior vying for state DYW
  24. Smith heads county’s RSVP program


Deer season goes into February this year

By DAVID RAINER Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Hunting in Alabama will move into mostly uncharted territory soon when much of south Alabama ... Read more

  1. Final ASWA basketball rankings; TRM, WSN boys mentioned in polls
  2. WSN Lady Eagles finish 2-2 in area play after defeating Satsuma Tuesday
  3. Scratching my head with the heads or tails coin flip to decide area champs and tourney hosts


Grimes’ column: New jobs arrive in Brewton

One of the first things I noticed about the paper for January of 1995 was the announcement of new jobs headed for Brewton. Judy Bond ... Read more

Bivens’ column: Protect your identity

Are you ready for tax season? If you haven’t heard about tax identity theft, you may not be! This week, Jan. 26-30, is Tax Identity ... Read more

Grimes column: It seems problems keep getting bigger, bigger

Twenty-five years ago, in 1990, the year was off to a good start with several things happening in the news. The East Brewton City Council ... 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