Chamber names Chapman, Hayeses as citizens of the year

Chamber names Chapman, Hayeses as citizens of the year

                  Hayeses leaving legacy Dr. Robert “Bob” and Ellen Hayes were chosen as one of the Greater ... Read more

Latest news

Croyle talks ball, life

With story after story, John Croyle demonstrated how one person could make a difference in another’s life. Croyle, the featured speaker at Tuesday’s Brewton Chamber ... Read more

  1. No retirement coming soon for Howard: WSNMS secretary loves her job
  2. Shelby meets with city leaders
  3. Brewton native celebrates 104th birthday

The Latest

Grimes’ column: Cops got her good

In March 1995, the Escambia County Commission met and voted to lower the speed limit to 45 mph on Appleton Road after previously setting it ... Read more

Bivens’ column: Balancing alcohol’s risks, benefits

By Carolyn Bivins Extension agent It is a fact that humans have been consuming fermented beverages for around 10,000 years. For much of that time, ... Read more

Brewton girl to play ‘Scout’

Brewton girl to play ‘Scout’

Caroline Williamson’s enthusiasm for the role of “Scout” is evident on her face as she talks about her upcoming performance in Monroeville’s “To Kill A ... Read more

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

Missing teens phone allegedly found near Brewton

The search for a missing Elmore County teen could have local ties after an inmate allegedly found the boy’s phone north of Brewton Thursday. Family ... Read more

  1. Crashes plague area: Weekend wrecks happen in area, one killed
  2. Survey says…: Superintendent survey results revealed
  3. Airport could expand
  4. Relay for Life: Group needs team members
  5. He’s a man of many talents
  6. Bus crash still under investigation
  7. Mike knows math: Tedder comes back for JDCC Math Tournament
  8. 5 jailed for drugs
  9. New sandwich shop coming?
  10. Council: No new police trucks – yet
  11. Escambia County school bus involved in Friday accident
  12. ‘I’m a star’
  13. BMS, TRM get principals: Board: input needed at superintendent meetings this week
  14. Tindell named Habitat director
  15. Hunters argue in Conecuh; 2 jailed
  16. Cirque Zuma Zuma coming
  17. D.A.R.E.-ING to serve Brewton students
  18. St. Mark celebrates black history
  19. Croyle to speak at Brewton COC banquet
  20. Would you Go? City asks residents opinion on park
  21. Search on for city super
  22. No same-sex marriages here
  23. 24 meth labs found in house
  24. Driver’s license fees increase

Sports

Lawson rallies to defeat JDCC baseball Tuesday

From staff reports Hosting Lawson State Tuesday in Brewton, the Jefferson Davis Community College Warhawk baseball team blew a 6-2 lead and an 8-7 lead ... Read more

  1. Wyatt’s hit leads WSN softball to area win over Satsuma Tuesday
  2. Austin pitches one-hitter as TRM softball defeats Flomaton 11-1 Tuesday
  3. TRM varsity baseball earns win at Excel Tuesday while JV falls

Lifestyles

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

Grimes’ column: Cops got her good

In March 1995, the Escambia County Commission met and voted to lower the speed limit to 45 mph on Appleton Road after previously setting it ... Read more

Bivens’ column: Balancing alcohol’s risks, benefits

By Carolyn Bivins Extension agent It is a fact that humans have been consuming fermented beverages for around 10,000 years. For much of that time, ... Read more

Features

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

Faith

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

Business

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

Columnists

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