Northview loses to undefeated Baker
By LEXXI BAGGETT News Sports Writer Friday night, Oct. 19, just wasn’t a good one for the Northview Chiefs. It was obvious the Chiefs were playing against a team that was used to winning. As a matter of fact, the Baker Gators have not lost a game 28 Friday nights in a row! With a 35-7 final score, the Chiefs just could not carry out a win. Actually, the last…
Sheriff, BOE seat, legislative seat on ballot
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Like their counterparts across the state, Escambia County voters will help select in the November 6 General Election the individual who will fill the governor’s seat for the next four years. But local voters will also choose the county’s first new sheriff since 2003 and help select the local area’s representative in the Alabama Legislature. Some will also decide between an incumbent school board…
Resurfacing
Commissioner announces roads on ‘short list’ By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Escambia County Commissioners, in advance of the onset of a $2.5 million paving project funded from sales tax revenues and a commitment from Poarch Band of Creek Indians, were tasked with providing a list of roads in their respective districts that will get new surfaces under the plan. Each commissioner’s short list will apparently live up to its…
It’s time for WSD
By SHERRY DIGMON News Staff Writer Williams Station Day, Atmore’s heritage festival, will be held this Saturday, Oct. 27, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Chamber Executive Director Emily Wilson says the day will have something for everyone – juried art, non-juried art, kids’ activities, entertainment, great food, and much more. The only thing that some folks will miss is the 5K run which was to be replaced with an…
Locals collecting for hurricane victims
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer At least two Atmore churches and a local school are doing what they can to help residents of Florida’s panhandle region piece together the remnants of the lives they lived before Hurricane Michael tore the area apart two weeks ago. Escambia County Middle School, First United Methodist Church Atmore and Grace Fellowship Church have each launched relief efforts that include boots-on-the-ground help, preloaded gift…