Elections 2020
Run-off July 14; city qualifying starts July 21 By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Qualifying for the 2020 Atmore city election begins in less than four weeks, and local voters will go to the polls in less than three weeks to help decide which Republican candidate will move on to face the Democratic incumbent in the November 3 General Election for one of Alabama’s two U.S. Senate seats. Also, voters…
6 deaths in county
COVID-19 stats reported for nursing homes By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer As state numbers continue to decrease slightly, the confirmed COVID-19 count in Escambia County — and the number of fatal cases — continues to climb. According to the twice-weekly report issued jointly Tuesday, June 23, by Escambia County Healthcare Authority and Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH), 158 cases have now been confirmed in the county, with six…