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Brewton man dies in Conecuh County crash early Saturday morning
CONECUH COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) — Alabama State Troopers are investigating after a man in his 50’s was killed in a crash early Saturday morning. According to a news release from the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, 51-year-old Reginald Benjamin from Brewton was killed when the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro he was driving left the road, hit a […]
Food scores released
The following Escambia County food / lodging establishment ratings were released by the Alabama Department of Public Health for January. Ratings are ranked by score, low to high. FSE = Food Service Establishment. Tavern of Atmore, 89, limited food. Express Mart #6, 325 N Main Street, Atmore, 91, limited food.
This Place in Brewton Offers the Best Southern Comfort Food Experience
Brewton's David's Catfish House is well known for its genuine Southern dining experience, with a wide selection of well-liked meals to suit a range of palates. Reviews of the restaurant, which have been left by both families and lone visitors, emphasize its excellent service, atmosphere, and cleanliness. For those looking for a flavor of the South, it's a must-visit location because of its catfish and seafood options.
Hayes takes state championship title
A weekend wrestling tournament in Huntsville landed T.R. Miller High School Junior Brody Hayes a championship title. Hayes, who had is 200th career win on Friday during the tournament, went on to take the station championship in his division by winning his final match on Saturday. The 2024 State Wrestling Tournament for 1A-4A was held […] The post Hayes takes state championship title appeared first on The Brewton Standard.
Rotary Club honors Jackson brothers with Spirit of Andalusia
The Andalusia Rotary Club recently presented its Spirit of Andalusia award to Michael Jackson and Shaun Jackson. The brothers and business partners were recognized for varied business interests, but most especially for their work in redeveloping the Covington Mall as the Shoppes of Covington. Their business story begins when an accident changed Michael Jackson’s expectation […] The post Rotary Club honors Jackson brothers with Spirit of Andalusia appeared first on The Andalusia Star-News.
Satsuma woman killed in Conecuh Co. crash
MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) — According to ALEA, a single-vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 4:56 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, has claimed the life of a Satsuma woman. Victoria P. Lowery, 23, was fatally injured when the 2023 Toyota Rav4 she was driving left the roadway and struck a tree.
Najor makes bid for county commission seat 2
Editor’s Note: The primary election date has been set for March 5. Lew Najor is challenging incumbent Raymond Wiggins for the seat as commissioner for District 2 of Escambia County. Both candidates are listed on the Republican ticket. Lew Najor is seeking the March 5th republican nomination for the district 2 commissioner seat. Citing his […] The post Najor makes bid for county commission seat 2 appeared first on The Brewton Standard.
Monroeville, AL: A Community's Commitment to Health and Wellness
In addition to its literary legacy and quaint Southern charm, Monroeville, Alabama, is leading the way in another important area: wellness and health. Located in the center of Monroe County, Monroeville is exhibiting a strong dedication to promoting a healthy community by means of all-encompassing healthcare services, wellness initiatives, and programs meant to enhance the standard of living for all of its citizens. This piece explores the vibrant center of Monroeville, highlighting the city's commitment to public health.
Southern Grace opens doors for business
Saving money is at the front of everyone’s minds these days. One local shop is aiming to help people keep more money in their pockets while being stylish in the process. Southern Grace Thrift and Gift shop opened on Friday and is fully stocked and ready to serve the community with clothing, hats, purses, shoes, […] The post Southern Grace opens doors for business appeared first on The Brewton Standard.
Escambia students to participate in beef cook-off
All Escambia County, Alabama, students in grades 7-12 have been invited to participate in the upcoming Escambia County Beef Cook-off, which will take place at 5 p.m. this Friday, February 23, at Flomaton High School. The winner and a runner-up will be selected in each of two age divisions. The...
GALLERY: Covington Christian Women’s Job Corps graduates five from fourth class
The Covington Christian Women’s Job Corps held their fourth graduation ceremony with five ladies completing the program at the Covington Baptist Association on Friday, Feb. 16. Graduates from the fourth session are Donna Austin of Andalusia, Jordan Johns Morley of Andalusia, Michelle Parker Stokes of Elba, Zoe Suggs of Elba, and Kayla Walker of Dozier. […] The post GALLERY: Covington Christian Women’s Job Corps graduates five from fourth class appeared first on The Andalusia Star-News.
Declan Allery Reed
James Reed and Shannon Owens of McKenzie announce the birth of their son, Declan Allery Reed. He was born on Jan. 24, 2024, at Andalusia Health. He weighed 8 pounds and 4 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. His maternal grandparents are Willie Ray Owens Jr. and Sheila Marie...
Christie Hughes Taylor granted conditional parole
From Feb. 13-15, the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles conducted 71 parole hearings and 29 hearings on pardon requests. Among those considered was Butler County resident Christie Hughes Taylor, who is currently incarcerated at the Tutwiller Annex with a minimum release date of Jan. 24, 2032. Tutwiller prison for women, in Wetumpka, serves as […] The post Christie Hughes Taylor granted conditional parole appeared first on The Greenville Advocate.
McKenzie Boys Basketball Wrap-up Season With A Win!
McKenzie Varsity Winter Sports have concluded. There are no contests scheduled. McKenzie Boys Basketball Wrap-up Season With A Win!. The McKenzie Varsity Boys Basketball season has ended with the start of a win streak! The Eagles defeated the visiting Alsea Wolverines last Wednesday, February 14, 46-37, and on top of that, the celebration included Eagle Senior night. Seniors Salomon Acevedo, Thomas Hayes, and Griffin Withalm, and their teammates played with a heart on Valentine's Day and secured what's proven to be a rare event this season, a victory. But victory it was and McKenzie Head Coach Neal Barrett's team can claim a win streak as they start looking ahead to next season's campaign. A High Point indeed! Optimistically gazing toward the future, a freshman, Rhys Hamlow led the home charge with a double-double effort, 10 points, and 11 rebounds and he added an assist and 2 steals. Acevedo's last Eagle hoops game was also a good one, as the senior finished with 9 points, 6 rebounds, an assist, a steal, and a block. Withalm's last game as an Eagle was productive with 7 points, 6 rebounds, 1 assist, 2 steals, and a blocked shot. And Hayes final game in the paint had him finish with 4 points and 6 rebounds. Sophomore underclassmen Allen Acevedo finished the night with 6 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists, 3 steals, and a block and Will Meister scored 4 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 steals, and 1 block. Junior Aytan Brown had 2 points, 2 rebounds, and 2 steals, and freshman Masonn Burton scored 4 points, grabbed 5 boards, and had 2 steals, and 1 blocked shot. The Eagles committed 19 turnovers and shot 28% from the field (16 shots made-61 shots attempted). McKenzie concludes the 2023-24 hoops season with a 2-12 Mt. West League record, tied for seventh with Mohawk. The Eagles also finished with a 3-19 overall record and a final OSAA State Class 1A ranking of 81 out of 82 teams.
Humane Society seeks support to continue no-kill mission
The Butler County Humane Society, the area’s sole no-kill pet rescue and sanctuary, is facing financial strain and appealing to the community for help. Despite being a crucial resource for animals in need, organizers believe that many local residents are unaware of their presence and mission. Cory Rice, a long-time volunteer turned full-time staff member, […] The post Humane Society seeks support to continue no-kill mission appeared first on The Greenville Advocate.
Conecuh Sausage To Open Second Facility In Alabama
A hickory-smoked sausage maker will invest nearly $58 million to establish its second production facility in Alabama, according to the Alabama Department of Commerce. Conecuh Sausage, which Gov. Kay Ivey called a “landmark, homegrown brand,” expects to create 110 jobs in Covington County, Alabama, because of the expansion.
Lady Tigers advance to finals in Montgomery
MONTGOMERY – T.R. Miller went on a 18-4 run with more than 5 minutes left in the fourth period, and the Lady Tigers defeated UMS-Wright 41-34 Feb. 19 in the Class 4A South Regional Semifinal at Garrett Coliseum. “That was a tough game,” TRM girls basketball coach Ron Jackson said. “They (UMS) are a great […] The post Lady Tigers advance to finals in Montgomery appeared first on The Brewton Standard.
Brewton, AL: A Town United by Sports
Brewton, Alabama, a thriving city in the center of Escambia County, is mostly dependent on sports to bring its people together, develop youthful talent, and provide a feeling of pride and achievement. This article examines Brewton's vibrant sports culture and shows how this little town has grown to become a major hub for athletic achievement in a variety of sports. Brewton's commitment to sports, from the intense high school contests to the active neighborhood leagues, is evidence of the community's fervor, resiliency, and togetherness.
Missing woman found safe after running into woods
On Feb. 15, the Butler County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call regarding a white female who exited a vehicle and ran through the woods near mile-marker 139 on Interstate Highway -65. The woman had initially driven west on Alabama Highway 10, parked her vehicle, and was picked up by another vehicle before exiting the […] The post Missing woman found safe after running into woods appeared first on The Greenville Advocate.
Caster, super sophs help No. 1 Jackson to 17th straight win
MONTGOMERY — Micah Caster’s early foul trouble might have kept No. 1-ranked Jackson from disposing of Andalusia in the first half. But Caster, the Aggies’ leading scorer, shoved the No. 9 Bulldogs toward the exits at Garrett Coliseum when the season weighed on his shoulders. Caster’s long...