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Blake Bell, Author at The Brewton Standard

Escambia County

National forest reopens after shutdown

National forest sites across the state, including the Conecuh National Forest, are in the process of reopening to the public following the 15-day partial government ... Read more

by Blake Bell, Sunday, October 20, 2013 9:46 am

Escambia County

Daughter: Floyd sent threatening texts to murder victim

Cedric Floyd sent threatening text messages to Tina Roshell Jones in the days before she was killed, the woman’s daughter testified Thursday in the opening ... Read more

by Blake Bell, Thursday, September 26, 2013 2:48 pm

Escambia County

Lotto shop murder case continued

The two Alabama men accused of the Nov. 6, 2012 shooting death of a Florida lottery store owner have had their trial date pushed back, ... Read more

by Blake Bell, Thursday, September 19, 2013 3:37 pm

Brewton

Man killed in ATV wreck

A local family is mourning the loss of a young family member for the third time in as many years, after 30-year-old Daniel Scott Nelson ... Read more

by Blake Bell, Saturday, August 24, 2013 2:00 am

Business

Poarch complex coming

By Blake Bell news reporter The much-anticipated grand opening of a new entertainment complex housing a movie theater, a bowling center and an arcade is ... Read more

by Blake Bell, Saturday, June 29, 2013 2:00 am

Brewton

Candidates enter ring for special election

As Rep. Jo Bonner prepares to step down from his seat in  the U.S. Congress in August, names are being added to the race to ... Read more

by Blake Bell, Wednesday, June 19, 2013 2:00 am

Brewton

Schools miss ‘failing’ grade

Despite early reports that at least one Escambia County school might be named on the list of schools deemed as “failing” under the new Alabama ... Read more

by Blake Bell, Wednesday, June 19, 2013 2:00 am

Escambia County

Investigation turns from fire to homicide

An Atmore woman described by family and neighbors as a “sweet woman” died in a house fire early Saturday morning — and on Monday Atmore ... Read more

by Blake Bell, Wednesday, June 12, 2013 2:00 am

Escambia County

PCI elections put one in office, force runoffs

Two runoffs and a new at large tribal council member were the results of Saturday’s Poarch Band of Creek Indian tribal elections. Replacing Tribal Councilman ... Read more

by Blake Bell, Tuesday, June 4, 2013 5:29 pm

Escambia County

Officers: Home had meth lab, child inside

Four Escambia County residents were taken into custody Thursday on Old Atmore Road, between Atmore and Flomaton, for allegedly cooking meth with a 2-year-old in ... Read more

by Blake Bell, Wednesday, May 1, 2013 2:00 am

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