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Michele Gerlach, Author at The Brewton Standard

News

Search on for Cumbie, last seen on Jan. 16

Members of the Brewton Police Department and the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office on Friday searched a wooded area near 7 Mile Creek for Morris Andrew ... Read more

by Michele Gerlach, Saturday, January 27, 2018 7:39 pm

Sports

Riggs to coach at Houston Academy

Former T.R. Miller head coach Jamie Riggs has been named Houston Academy’s new head football coach, according to numerous media sources. Riggs retired from T.R. ... Read more

by Michele Gerlach, Saturday, January 27, 2018 4:31 pm

News

Icy wreck claims Brewton woman

The Alabama State Troopers have released the identity of a Brewton woman who died in wreck near Pleasant Home Wednesday afternoon. Tressa Mechell Richards, 42, ... Read more

by Michele Gerlach, Wednesday, January 17, 2018 7:40 pm

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Services for beloved ‘Coach Cotten’ today

Brewton lost one of its beloved citizens on Wed., Jan. 3, 2018, when death claimed the life of Frank Cotten. Better known to everyone as ... Read more

by Michele Gerlach, Saturday, January 6, 2018 2:25 am

Escambia County

Family seeks answers

Just before Staff Sgt. Forrest Sibley left the United States in 2015 for his fourth tour of duty in the Middle East, he visited the ... Read more

by Michele Gerlach, Wednesday, November 22, 2017 5:00 am

News

Prison bill fails; 270+ local jobs safe for now

More than 270 local jobs are safe for now, after the Alabama Legislature adjourned at midnight without passing a prison construction bill that would close ... Read more

by Michele Gerlach, Thursday, May 5, 2016 12:30 am

death penalty

House bill would revive use of electric chair

The Alabama House of Representatives Wednesday evening approved legislation that would revive the use of Holman Prison’s “Yellow Mama” in executions should the state be ... Read more

by Michele Gerlach, Wednesday, March 11, 2015 8:22 pm

Brewton

East Brewton men arrested for Andalusia Walmart thefts

Two alleged thieves from East Brewton were apprehended Wednesday evening after leaving the Andalusia Walmart with nearly $2,000 in TVs. Andalusia Police Department Investigator Jody Scott ... Read more

by Michele Gerlach, Thursday, January 15, 2015 9:05 pm