Jackson running for sheriff
The following announcement was submitted by the candidate. Brewton resident Heath Jackson has announced his Republican candidacy for Sheriff of Escambia County, Alabama. The son of Thomas Wayne and Terry Sherrer Jackson, Heath was born and raised most of his life in Brewton, Alabama. Through them, he learned that hard work and integrity are the cornerstones of success. Upon graduation from T. R. Miller High School in 1999, he began…
GOP runoff is Tuesday
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer The July 17 Republican runoff ballot will be a short one that doesn’t feature any local races, but there are still six key statewide posts for which local GOP members must choose a candidate. There will be no Democratic runoff election in Escambia County. Included among the handful of runoff races on the local ballot are the only contest with a local connection —…
Another KFC coming
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Three Atmore City Council members gave the green light during their Monday (July 9) meeting to the sale of a city lot at Rivercane, where the purchaser plans to build the city’s second Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant. With little discussion of the particulars, councilmen Chris Walker, Webb Nall and Chris Harrison — the only members present at Monday’s meeting — gave unanimous consent to…