Staying focused in a crazy Washington
Before the new Congress began at the start of this year, I made a prediction: With the new Democrat majority, we could expect crazy season from the left, with Democrat members taking every chance they could to undermine President Trump. I don’t claim to have a crystal ball, but I think I hit the nail on the head in this case. So far in just the first month and a…
ECHS falls to Clarke in 4A sub-regional
State hopes dashed as Devils end season with 54-47 setback By JOSH FRYE News Sports Writer Escambia County High’s Blue Devils fell victim to Clarke County last Tuesday, February 12, ending their season with a wild Class 4A Sub-Regional playoff contest. ECHS and Clarke’s Bulldogs both started the game off strong, with each team playing top-notch defense and offense. But Escambia, which showed grit and determination all season, were not…
Brewton man succumbs to injuries from Feb. 3 crash
News Staff Report A 52-year-old Brewton man passed away last week from injuries he suffered in a February 3, single-vehicle motorcycle mishap. Trooper reports show that the crash occurred at 4:08 p.m. and mortally injured Michael Lynn Kite. Kite was reportedly riding a 2003 Honda VTX 1800 along Alabama 41, about four miles north of Brewton, when the Honda inexplicably left the roadway and struck an embankment. The injured cyclist…
City school system
Former ALSDE employee warns supporters to proceed with caution By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer About 60 people, most of them filled with confidence that their plan would work and eager to get the ball rolling, attended the public meeting held February 15 to discuss formation of a new school district for the schools within Atmore and separation of those schools from the county education system. But, while confidence and…
Mardi Gras parade set
News Staff Report Atmore’s Elegant Ladies of Essence will sponsor a Mardi Gras parade through the city on Saturday, March 2. The parade is set to begin at 1 p.m. from Atmore City Hall. Entrants will begin lining up at noon. Ladies of Essence is seeking floats, cars, trucks, motorcycles and other entries to join in the fun. There is no fee to participate in the parade. The caravan will…