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COVID-19 testing outpaces workers

Over the past two days, MainStreet Family Care in Brewton has seen an influx of patients. “Right now our clinics are normally staffed to see ... Read more

1 day ago by Barrett Edge.

ECHA releases bi-weekly report

The Escambia County Healthcare Authority announced today, July 10, that there have been 261 confirmed COVID-19 cases reported out of its two hospitals. The latest ... Read more

1 day ago by Andrew Garner.

Today marks deadline to apply for absentee ballot

For the July 14 Primary Runoff Election, today is the last day to apply for an absentee ballot. Following the postponement of the March 31 ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

ADOC reports COVID-19 cases in Atmore

The Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) was informed via self-reporting that: two (2) staff members at the Criminal Justice Center in Montgomery, Alabama; and one ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Ivey awards $48 million to Ala. Department of Education

Gov. Kay Ivey on Monday awarded $48 million of the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund (GEERF) to the Alabama State Department of Education in response ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Local grows 25-foot centurion plant in front yard

This past month, a plant surprised its caretakers by its height and massive bloom. “I though it was just a cactus, never thought it would ... Read more

4 days ago by Barrett Edge.

Merrill explains absentee process for primary

Ahead of the July 14 Primary Runoff Election, Secretary of State John H. Merrill walks Alabama voters through the process of casting an absentee ballot: ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Brewton native contracts, recovers from COVID-19

Troy Hart doesn’t want any publicity. He just wants to educate others about the experience he went through after being diagnosed and recovering from COVID-19. ... Read more

4 days ago by Andrew Garner.

Appleton VFD to test fire hydrants on Saturday

Appleton Volunteer Fire Department will test fire hydrants this weekend. “Most of my staff will have on Appleton Volunteer t-shirts so don’t be alarmed,” said ... Read more

4 days ago by Barrett Edge.

Unemployment remains a low county number

The Alabama Department of Labor released the official count for initial claims filed during the week of June 21-June 27, 2020. 18,340 initial claims were ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

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