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Kids R Us opens

By   /  April 16, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

Kids R Us Consignment held a ribbon cutting Thursday, April 10, to mark the opening of the new business on Church Street. Chamber directors, Chamber Ambassadors and community leaders joined the owners and children for the event. Shown are, from left, front, Joe Brown, Annah Nichols, Megan Stabler, Chamber executive director Sheryl Vickery, Bub Gideons, [...]

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Federal programs committee to meet

By   /  April 16, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

The Escambia County Board of Education’s Federal Programs Advisory Committee will meet Wednesday, April 30, 1 p.m., at the Atmore Central Office, 501 South Pensacola Avenue. The purpose of the meeting is to inform and involve parents, community, and all stakeholders in regular, two-way, and meaningful communication involving policies, funds, evaluation, student academic learning, and [...]

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Woman arrested in Flomaton stabbing

By   /  April 11, 2014  /  Featured, News  /  Comments Off

The following press release was issued by Flomaton Police Chief Bryan Davis: On April 10, 2014 at approximately 10:16 p.m., the Flomaton Police Department received a 911 call from a residence on Wilkerson Street in Flomaton. The caller stated that a male subject had been stabbed. Upon officers arriving on scene they came in contact [...]

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Buster’s named Business of the Month

By   /  April 9, 2014  /  News  /  Comments Off

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Buster’s Restaurant at 1310 East Nashville has been named Business of the Month by the Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce for the month of April. Shown at the presentation are Buster’s personnel and Chamber members, from left, Sherry Lovell, Sherry Morris, Suezette Brown, Chelsea Turner, Cayla Gohagen, Issy Brown, Julia Joyner Gibbs, Jennifer Chism, Mary [...]

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Food scores released for March

By   /  April 9, 2014  /  News  /  Comments Off

The following Escambia County food / lodging establishment ratings were released by the Alabama Department of Public Health for the month of March. Ratings are ranked by score, low to high. FSE = Food Service Establishment Jalisco Mexican Restaurant, Brewton, 88, FSE Hardee’s (F) # 1379, Flomaton, 89, FSE Hunan’s, Brewton, 90, FSE South Alabama [...]

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PCI hosting student financial aid workshop

By   /  April 2, 2014  /  News  /  Comments Off

The Poarch Creek Education Department is hosting a financial aid workshop Tuesday, April 8, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., in the Poarch Creek Tribal Courtroom. The workshop will be presented by Dr. James Theeuwes, Director Financial Aid, Faulkner State Community College. He will discuss applying for Federal Student Aid. He will also discuss the types [...]

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FOE throws a ‘phantom’ ball

By   /  April 2, 2014  /  News  /  Comments Off

What would you do if you threw a party and no one came? If you were the Friends of Education (FOE) then that would be a cause for celebration. Invitations have been sent out, inviting people NOT to attend the Phantom HIPPY Benefit Ball 2014, a fundraiser for the Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool [...]

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Two injured in single vehicle accident

By   /  March 26, 2014  /  Featured, News  /  Comments Off

A woman and her daughter were injured in a single vehicle accident on Carver Ave. near Robinsonville Wednesday, March 26. The accident occurred around 11:45 a.m. The injured were Ariel McGhee and her daughter Sarah Skelton, according to a relative at the scene. Witnesses said that McGhee was driving toward town on Carver when the [...]

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BOE approves personnel changes

By   /  March 26, 2014  /  News  /  Comments Off

The following personnel recommendations were approved at the Escambia County Board of Education meeting Thursday, March 20. Resignation 1. Esther Grace, bus driver, East Brewton bus shop, effective March 21, 2014 2. Earlando Courtney, math teacher and head coach boys varsity basketball, Escambia County High School, effective February 28, 2014 3. Floyd Seale, bus driver, [...]

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Mediacom closes Atmore office

By   /  March 26, 2014  /  News  /  Comments Off

The cars keep coming and the customers keep trying to get in, but the doors stay locked at the Mediacom office in Trammell Square. Mediacom has closed the Atmore office with no plans to reopen it or open at a new location in Atmore. The closing was first initiated back in June 2013, but due [...]

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