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Wednesday crash injures 3 (with photos)



The splash pad at Dogwood Hills was filled to capacity around lunchtime Tuesday as Yes-U-Can Summer Outreach from Voice For Jesus Outreach Ministries of Monroeville ... Read more

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DWM welcomes Moore

The Brewton Medical Center is pleased to announce the addition of a new family practice physician to the Brewton medical community. Scott Moore, M.D. will ... Read more

  1. New vapor store opens
  2. Wednesday crash injures 3 (with photos)
  3. East Brewton ready for July 4

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TRM work done in August

Construction at T.R. Miller High School will be complete by the start of school next month, but the same can’t be said for renovations at ... Read more

Got shoes? Habitat holding shoe drive

Make tracks to the Habitat ReStore in Brewton with your old shoes and help a deserving Escambia County family get a new home as part ... Read more

Flomaton man shoots step-son, then self

By Justin Schuver For The Standard A domestic dispute in Flomaton Monday night led to a shooting and an eventual suicide, according to Escambia County ... Read more

Judge: ‘We’re holding off’: Same-sex marriage ban lifted; Alabama to appeal

Whether or not the Escambia County Probate Office remains in the marriage license business remains to be seen, “but as of right now, we’re not ... Read more

Local same-sex couples: apply today, get marriage license Monday

Following the Supreme Court’s historic decision Friday to legalize same-sex marriages, Escambia County (Ala.) Probate Judge Doug Agerton said local couples can apply for a ... Read more

  1. Supreme Court rules in favor of same-sex marriage
  2. Paving project gets another OK
  3. New downtown business coming?
  4. Confederate flag removed from state captiol
  5. We haven’t forgotten
  6. Clark: Banker by day, businessman all the time
  7. ‘Discover Brewton’
  8. Rabid raccoon found in area
  9. City approves credit line increase for gas
  10. Blueberry events at a glance
  11. Bivens’ column: It’s Blueberry Festival time in Brewton
  12. 2 jailed on drug charges after traffic stop
  13. Pizza Hut manager arrested for theft
  14. BPL continues summer events on Friday
  15. 2 jailed for burglaries assault
  16. DHR needs help of all kinds
  17. WSNHS won’t be open by August
  18. Mitchell shares her memories
  19. Proud moment: E.O. Wilson park dedicated Sunday
  20. New blueberry cookbooks on sale
  21. Tan Lines Salon now open in Brewton
  22. Foundation gives to TRM athletic project
  23. DWM work finished
  24. Interstate crash claims life of Tennessee man


EB 12U softball takes runner-up trophy (with photos)

EB 12U softball takes runner-up trophy (with photos)

The East Brewton 12U softball team recently went 3-2 in the sub-state tournament in Brewton and finished as the sub-state runner-up to Covington County. The ... Read more

  1. Brewton 8U wins sub-state championship, EB takes runner-up
  2. Brewton to host softball state championship games
  3. Team Hall wins FOM tourney at Isaac Creek


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