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Milton restaurant fails 4 health inspections in one week over live roaches, flying insects
Here's the breakdown of recent restaurant inspections in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties for the week of Feb. 19-25. Florida's restaurant owners are not required to post restaurant inspection results where guests can see them. So, every week, we provide that information for you. During the latest round of inspections...
Eagle Scout Judson Lee
Judson Lee attained membership in an elite group Sunday afternoon, February 25, as the Eagle Scout Court of Honor was held for him. Several Scout leaders from the area spoke about the importance of Scouting and Judson’s accomplishments. “It takes hard work and dedication,” Scoutmaster Wade Hartley said. He...
Lady Tigers beat Anniston 33-28 in Final Four, advance to state championship
BIRMINGHAM – Late in games, T.R. Miller’s Lady Tigers are just getting started. The Lady Tigers, behind a solid defensive effort, made some key buckets in the fourth period and defeated Anniston 33-28 tonight in the AHSAA’s Class 4A Final Four at Legacy Arena. Anniston trotted out...
Primary election to decide local races
With Alabama Primary election less than a week away, voters have the chance to make decisions in two local and one congressional district race ahead of the November general election. Polls will open at 7 a.m. on March 5 and close at 7 p.m. for the Alabama primary election. Absentee voting application deadline is Feb. […] The post Primary election to decide local races appeared first on The Brewton Standard.
Local women attend firearm safety class
Eleven local ladies served notice last weekend that they were preparing themselves to better protect themselves and their loved ones in the event of an emergency. The group were participants in the Lady’s Firearm Safety class held Saturday, February 24, at State Line Pawn. Although they didn’t get to fire any live rounds, they were taught the proper method of loading, chambering a round and other tidbits to help them become more familiar with a handgun.
Video Captures Moment A Deer Smashes Into Alabama Classroom
These days, you never know what could happen inside your children's schools. On the heavy side, some parents worry that scary things could happen while their child is at school. Who could ever imagine a life-threatening event happening to their child while at school?. It's not something that parents would...
Wilson sets sights on county school board position
Editor’s Note: The primary election date has been set for March 5. Jerry Wilson is challenging incumbent Mike Edwards for the seat of Escambia County School Board member for District 3. Both candidates are listed on the Republican ticket. Jerry Wilson, a dedicated community member and long-time resident of Escambia County, has thrown his hat […] The post Wilson sets sights on county school board position appeared first on The Brewton Standard.
🚧 Construction Alert: Update on I-65, Evergreen, AL - Exercise Caution 🚧
The time displayed is local to the original 511 traffic site in Alabama. An active construction zone has been reported on Interstate 65 in Evergreen, Alabama. Motorists are advised to proceed with caution when traveling through this area to ensure the safety of construction workers and other drivers. Please be aware of potential slowdowns and obey all traffic signs and signals. Adjust your travel plans accordingly to avoid delays. This construction activity is part of ongoing improvements to the transportation infrastructure in the region. Your patience and cooperation are appreciated during this time.
Atmore Police Department is creating a public partnership that will allow APD’s Criminal Investigations Division access to existing surveillance camera feeds located in businesses, schools, neighborhoods, and other established locations including doorbell cameras. Project Eye is modeled after other similar programs that have proven successful across the country, including...
Fire Alert issued for counties in southwest Alabama
The Alabama Forestry Commission has issued a Fire Alert for Baldwin, Choctaw, Clarke, Conecuh, Escambia, Mobile, Monroe, and Washington counties in the southwest region effective immediately. Gusty winds and low relative humidities are combining to create dangerous wildfire behavior, the department said in a news release. “Windy conditions are expected...
Six shot in Frisco City Alabama
FRISCO CITY, Ala. (WKRG) — Officials with the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office and Frisco City Police Department are investigating after six people were shot at a bonfire. According to a Facebook Post from the Sheriff’s Office, it happened at 12:30 Saturday morning on Snyder Avenue in Frisco City. The sheriff says six people were shot […]
BOE approves Collier as superintendent of schools
Dr. Michele Collier was approved as the Escambia County School System’s next superintendent during the board’s regular meeting on Feb. 22 at Flomaton High School. Collier has been serving as the interim superintendent since Jan. 18, when she replaced Michele McClung. Board Attorney Broox Garrett said during the meeting that applications were opened for the […] The post BOE approves Collier as superintendent of schools appeared first on The Atmore Advance.
Tennis, or pickles, anyone? Court renovations complete in East Brewton
The newly-renovated tennis courts at R.T. Johnson Park were abuzz with activity Monday with tennis matches between W.S. Neal and T.R. Miller players. Those same courts will be filled with the pinging of balls at other times as the renovations recently completed at the courts now include Pickle Ball. Thanks to Raymond Wiggins, who secured […] The post Tennis, or pickles, anyone? Court renovations complete in East Brewton appeared first on The Brewton Standard.
These Brewton, AL based Puppies are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of brewton..
Attainable housing has become a critical issue for Northwest Florida military bases
Affordable − or attainable −housing is a critical issue facing both civilian and military leaders in Northwest Florida. Last week local leaders met at Hurlburt Field in Okaloosa County with Air Force Lt. Gen. Tony Bauernfeind to address the two shared headaches of housing and congestion on US Highway 98.
Doing Good: Feathers & Fangs
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - An Atmore couple is working to improve the lives of as many furry, feathered, and scaley animals as possible. Levi and Codi Smith are the founders of “Feathers and Fangs” – a non-profit providing animal rescue services throughout the Gulf Coast and southeastern United States. They offer rehabilitation, sanctuary and adoption services for birds, reptiles, amphibians, small mammals (rabbits, ferrets, etc), invertebrates (scorpions, tarantulas, etc).
Blue Devils end season with 2-point Sweet 16 setback
Despite a concerted effort by senior Stephen Williams and sophomore Cleo Bolar Jr., Escambia County High’s Blue Devils came up 2 points short in their quest for this year’s AHSAA Class 4A boys basketball title. ECHS, last year’s state runner-up, fell to top-ranked Jackson three times during the...
Ponchatoula man accused of carjacking arrested in Santa Rosa County, Florida
Hammond, LA – On February 22, 2024, at approximately 2:01 pm, the Hammond Police Department began investigating a report of a carjacking on Southwest Railroad Avenue. Upon arrival, HPD officers learned the suspect entered Gateway Ford, located at 1133 Highway 51 in Ponchatoula, and expressed interest in a vehicle. While on a test drive with the suspect, the salesman became suspicious and took a photo of the driver. As they approached the intersection of Southwest Railroad Avenue and Minnesota Park, the salesman asked the suspect to pull over at a local business so he could get a cup of coffee. It was then the suspect allegedly drew a gun from his pocket and ordered the salesman to exit the vehicle. The suspect fled the area.
Santa Rosa commissioners allow new underground gasoline storage tanks in wellfield protection zone
Despite opposition from representatives of agencies that pump water from wells located within the Santa Rosa County Wellfield Protection Overlay District, county commissioners voted 3-2 Thursday to allow a RaceTrac service station to install underground gasoline storage tanks within the boundaries of the zone. The vote upended an 8-1 decision...
East Brewton, February 29 High School Softball🥎 Game Notice
The Escambia County High School softball team will have a game with W.S. Neal High School on February 29, 2024, 16:30:00 CST. ALWAYS WANTED TO DUNK LIKE A TOTAL BADASS, OR DEVELOP ROCK-SOLID WORK ETHIC....