11 named to Boys, Girls State

11 named to Boys, Girls State

Eleven area high school students were honored Monday, after being chosen to attend Alabama Boys State and Alabama Girls State in the summer. The eight ... Read more

Latest news

Walmart taking job applications

Walmart has begun the process of hiring approximately 100 employees to work at the new store slated to open in Atmore in July. A temporary ... Read more

  1. Voter ID bus to visit Wednesday
  2. Starting off with a bang
  3. Evergreen woman charged in Flomaton stabbing

The Latest

Federal judge dismisses Strange’s lawsuit against PCI

Federal judge dismisses Strange’s lawsuit against PCI

A federal judge has rejected a lawsuit that Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange previously filed against the Poarch Band of Creek Indians (PCI) Gaming Authority. ... Read more

Atmore man guilty of manslaughter

By Stephanie Nelson For The Advance An Atmore man pleaded guilty to manslaughter this week in the 2011 beating death of 59-year-old Charles McPherson. Escambia ... Read more

Man convicted in connection with lottery store theft

A Century, Fla., man has been convicted in connection with the October 2013 burglary of a closed lottery store just across the Alabama-Florida state line. ... Read more

Habitat build will continue Saturday

Construction is currently underway on the first Habitat for Humanity home in Flomaton. The home is being built on 80 Holt Street in Flomaton by ... Read more

Byrne introduces bill to repeal fishery law

Thursday, U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-Ala.) announced that he has introduced his first standalone bill as a congressman, the “Supporting New Avenues to Protect Our ... Read more

  1. Byrne concerned about short snapper season
  2. PCI wants Florida gaming
  3. Easter event set for April 19
  4. Peacock announces state Senate candidacy
  5. Atmore man arrested on drug charges
  6. Rotary scholarship deadline is April 18
  7. Scouts plant new tree
  8. Buster’s Restaurant named April’s business of month
  9. Southeastern Indian Festival cancels Friday events
  10. Hunting, fishing license fees to rise
  11. Keahey drops out of Senate race
  12. Vietnam vets honored
  13. Hotel breaks ground
  14. Atmore firm to help with Habitat build
  15. Rotary Club to help improve playground
  16. City reports sewage discharge
  17. Flash flood watch issued
  18. VFW car show postponed
  19. NHS wins awards at state FBLA
  20. WBZR to hold Republican Senate debate
  21. City honors volunteers
  22. U.S. Marshals arrest Atmore murder suspect
  23. City to vacate part of Byrne Drive
  24. Obamacare deadline set for March 31

Sports

EA goes 1-2 in recent play

EA goes 1-2 in recent play

Escambia Academy’s varsity Cougars finished 1-2 in three games last week, including a heartbreaking 13-inning loss. EA fell to visiting Monroe Academy, 4-3, on Tuesday, ... Read more

  1. Lady Cougars split recent games
  2. Rice ready to run in Boston Marathon
  3. County softball tourney starts Friday

Lifestyles

Festival educates, entertains

Festival educates, entertains

History came alive Saturday for those who visited the Poarch Band of Creek Indians (PCI) Pow Wow Grounds. PCI hosted its second annual Southeastern Indian ... Read more

PEMS students thank PCI

PEMS students thank PCI

Thanks to a generous donation from the Poarch Creek Band of Indians, students at Perdido Elementary/Middle School are enjoying multiple additions to their playground, and ... Read more

A.C. Moore names bee winners

A.C. Moore names bee winners

A.C. Moore Elementary School held its school-wide spelling bee Friday, Jan. 10. Aniya Stots was the winner, and Racquel Knight finished as the first runner-up. ... Read more

Editorial

Academic program is great for PCI, state

The University of South Alabama recently announced the creation of a unique Native American studies program, thanks in part to a $500,000 gift from the ... Read more

Columns

Railroads have important role in Atmore’s past

Atmore has always been a railroad town. In fact, the first railroad activities occurred in the ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

A spcial thank you from Jacob Lisenby’s family

As I sit here in disbelief about the events that have happened these past few weeks, I cannot help but think of how blessed our ... Read more

Schools

11 named to Boys, Girls State

Eleven area high school students were honored Monday, after being chosen to attend Alabama Boys State and Alabama Girls State in the summer. The eight ... Read more

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