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Gina Castro, Author at The Brewton Standard

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Fire alert issued for state

On Wed. the Alabama Forestry Commission (AFC), the fire danger advisory was upgraded to a statewide fire alert effective immediately. While under a Fire Alert, permits for ... Read more

by Gina Castro, Friday, September 27, 2019 1:31 pm

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WSN middle assistant principal arrested; investigation ongoing

  By: Staff Reports The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office was called to the Escambia County Board of Education on August 9, 2019 to investigate a ... Read more

by Gina Castro, Wednesday, September 4, 2019 4:29 pm

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EBPD hires new officer

From young ages, people are asked the daunting question: “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Many people choose careers that seem ... Read more

by Gina Castro, Wednesday, August 7, 2019 12:00 am

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Recycling returns to Brewton

Did you know that every year humans dump eight million metric tons of plastic into the ocean? By 2050, scientists predict that the plastic in ... Read more

by Gina Castro, Wednesday, August 7, 2019 12:00 am

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Youth receive free haircuts

Whether it’s your first day at your new job or your first day of the school year, you always want to come prepared and, of ... Read more

by Gina Castro, Wednesday, August 7, 2019 12:00 am

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Heads up, parents: Predators are using apps to talk to kids

A registered sex offender from Atmore, AL, was recently placed behind bars after allegedly using the phone app “Pikki” to coerce a 13-year-old into performing ... Read more

by Gina Castro, Wednesday, August 7, 2019 12:00 am

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Free back to school haircuts

The Zion Fountain African Methodist Episcopal Church will be sponsoring its second annual Back to School Haircuts event on Aug. 6 from 9 a.m. to ... Read more

by Gina Castro, Monday, August 5, 2019 12:43 pm

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EBPD’s K-9s are something to bark about

  When police officers are in the line of duty, they need a loyal partner by their side. And who is more loyal than a ... Read more

by Gina Castro, Wednesday, July 31, 2019 12:00 am

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Alabama sets new record low unemployment rate

Alabama set five new economic records in June, Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington announced Friday.  June’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted unemployment rate is 3.5 percent, setting a ... Read more

by Gina Castro, Wednesday, July 31, 2019 12:00 am

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Escambia Co. obesity rate increases

Alabama is the fifth heaviest state in the United States, according to the StateofObesity.org. As many as 36 percent of the population is considered obese. ... Read more

by Gina Castro, Wednesday, July 31, 2019 12:00 am

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