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BPD make spice arrests

Two are behind bars and a third is being sought by the Brewton Police Department after a raid on a “spice house” on Bryant Circle ... Read more

  1. Santa needs help
  2. He’s the friendliest guy in all of Brewton
  3. Obits for Wed., Nov. 12 issue

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GP to start new $24M  project

GP to start new $24M project

Georgia Pacific has announced a new $24 million project that mean new machinery for its pulp process. The project got an added economic boost Monday ... Read more

1 dead in shed fire

Police are still trying to determine the circumstances that left an East Brewton man dead after a fire early Saturday morning on Jernigan Road. Sgt. ... Read more

Local gas prices could triple

Local residents are being asked to contact legislators to help halt a more than triple increase in natural gas prices. Brewton’s current natural gas supplier, ... Read more

4 jailed for fake money

Brewton Police helped to shut down a ring of would-be counterfeiters Monday after the group tried to pass a fake $100 to area merchants throughout ... Read more

Gainous pleas, gets 3 years

The former T. R. Miller band director accused of having deviant sex with students pleaded guilty Friday to one felony and two misdemeanors. He will ... Read more

  1. Men behind the medicine: McBeth, Nelson treat patients at DWM ER
  2. St. Stephens to open new thrift shop
  3. Chamber to host holiday event
  4. Airport seeking $149K grant
  5. City hosting sign contest; winner to get $500
  6. Covenant to host ‘tree of lights’ celebration
  7. Sex offender tries to change license, is jailed
  8. GP gives $7,500 to local firemen
  9. WSN football wins at Northside
  10. Gainous pleas, gets 3 years in county jail
  11. Voters pass local amendment
  12. Albritton wins seat
  13. Rodeo rides into town Friday
  14. Yeiter found; bond set at $1.5M
  15. Smith, Pettis win
  16. Woman faces 76 theft charges
  17. County BOE makes changes
  18. Country Club gets new manager
  19. Escambia County school’s construction projects going good
  20. Yeiter gets $1.5M bond
  21. Yeiter arrested in Texas
  22. Pastor dead; son-in-law sought in shooting
  23. Gainous to stay in jail
  24. Schools want Amendment No. 4


BMS girls basketball wins in OT to remain undefeated; boys lose by one

From staff reports In their final road game of the season Thursday in Andalusia, the Brewton Middle School Lady Tigers basketball pulled out a 21-20 ... Read more

  1. WSN’s varsity boys basketball team gets first win at RL Thursday; girls fall to 1-1
  2. JDCC basketball gets first win
  3. WSNMS basketball splits at McCall Thursday


Grimes column: Crime does not pay

There were a lot of things going on in the area and the newspaper covered several stories in November of 2004. Edward Russell Dubose, a ... Read more

Bivens column: November recognized as national diabetes month

Some 26 million Americans have diabetes, and 79 million have pre-diabetes according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Diabetes is the seventh leading ... Read more

Carolyn Bivens: Let’s eat together

October is National Eat Better, Eat Together Month and when families eat together, meals are likely to be more nutritious. Also, kids who eat regularly ... 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

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