Escambia County

Good-bye dresses; hello, gardening clothes: Tax Collector Wiggins to retire

In a few months Joy Wiggins will trade her dresses and heels for gardening clothes as she retires from a 12-year career as Escambia County ... Read more

PMJHS mourns passing

PMJHS mourns passing

There will be no more Hugh White fist bumps from the steps of Pollard-McCall Junior High School. The gesture is one of so many that ... Read more

PMJH principal Hugh White passes away (updated)

Pollard-McCall principal Hugh White died Saturday. Details are unclear, but he died from natural causes. Funeral announcements will be posted once they are made public. ... Read more

County VA rep retires; office remains open

By Justin Schuver The Atmore Advance Mike Hanks has spent more than 27 years helping veterans, and now he’s enjoying the chance to spend more ... Read more

Census numbers show slight population drop

U.S. Census records released Thursday show the Brewton area lost 37 residents from 2013 to 2014. According to the Bureau, Brewton’s population fell from 5,413 ... Read more