Yo Quiero, Taco Bell?

Yo Quiero, Taco Bell?

Douglas Avenue was filled with people making a run for the border bright and early Monday as the Taco Bell opened its doors. The new ... Read more

Latest news

Brewton named a top place to raise a family in Alabama

An online ranking website place Brewton as the eighth best spot In Alabama to raise a family. Niche ranks US towns based on school ratings, ... Read more

  1. Census numbers show slight population drop
  2. No new clues in search for Flomaton man
  3. 2 jailed for meth, pills and more

The Latest

New DWM nutritionist hired

There is a new face walking the halls of D.W. McMillan Memorial Hospital – nutritionist Stephanie Ball. Originally from the Gulf Coast of Mississippi, Ball ... Read more

Click It or Ticket patrols out

Local police departments will be out in full force for the Memorial Day weekend, cracking down on impaired drivers and those performing traffic infractions. The ... Read more

Felon arrested near WSN

Thanks to a citizen tip, a convicted sex offender was arrested for new violations Tuesday after he was found living at an illegal address in ... Read more

Grede gives $30K to TRM

Thanks to one Brewton company, the athletic complex renovations at T.R. Miller High School is back to its original plan. At Monday’s city school board ... Read more

Brittain’s seen a lot of teeth in 50 years

Ann Brittain has been a familiar face to dental patients for almost 50 years. In all those years, she has been employed by only three ... Read more

  1. Brewton Standard earns APA awards
  2. City pledges $100K for athletic facilty
  3. Man faces sex charges
  4. County OK’s oil survey
  5. Brewton to say ‘goodbye’ to Bracken’s
  6. City BOE retirees to be honored; graduation dates and times finalized
  7. County announces personnel changes
  8. Grimes’ Looking Back column: Hot news from fires to Mother’s Day in town
  9. Regions works to ‘baby’ West Gate residents
  10. RSVP honored, needs volunteers
  11. Cub Scouts celebrate growth, year
  12. Search continues for missing Flomaton man
  13. Student jury decides fate of NFL player arrested for drugs, speeding
  14. Shooting investigated as stand-your-ground leaves 1 dead
  15. T-minus 10 for tacos
  16. Sheriff: We’re overcrowded
  17. New culinary building coming
  18. New BCS superintendent given $125K contract
  19. Williamson never though he’d teach
  20. Brewton Airport to host fly-in Saturday
  21. Chickasaw man dies in interstate crash
  22. What a bunch of rodeo clowns
  23. Wreck injures 2
  24. Oil well fire burns 1


Sports briefs: JDCC softball to have camp; Rotch golf tourney to play in June; BSC to hold summer softball

The Jefferson Davis Community College softball team will host a summer softball camp June 8-10 at the JDCC softball field. The camp will be from ... Read more

  1. WSN football to host Opp Friday in spring game
  2. TRM coaching jobs to be filled soon?
  3. TRM’s White steps down as volleyball and softball coach


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

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


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