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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Single-vehicle crash claims life of Uriah man20, was killed when the 2012 GMC Sierra he was driving left the roadway strikin
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 11 hours ago
20, was killed when the 2012 GMC Sierra he was driving left the roadway striking a tree on Butler Street, 20 miles north of Atmore. Gregson, who was not using a seatbelt, was pronounced dead on scene. Ashley Fountain, 18, was transported to Atmore... Read more
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The Atmore Advance
Uriah man killed in crash; woman injuredA man was killed and a woman was seriously injured in a single-vehicle crash ea
The Atmore Advance / Posted 13 hours ago
A man was killed and a woman was seriously injured in a single-vehicle crash early this morning on Butler Street in Atmore, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. Sgt. Derek R. Gessner said that Clinton Cole Gregson, 20, was killed when... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Dedication to honor slain correctional officer Kenneth BettisOfficials will hold a ceremony Monday morning, October 16, to dedicate part of
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 16 hours ago
Officials will hold a ceremony Monday morning, October 16, to dedicate part of Alabama 21 in Atmore in memory of slain correctional officer Kenneth Bettis. Bettis was stabbed by an inmate at Holman Prison. He died more than two weeks later on... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Dedication to honor slain correctional officer Kenneth BettisOfficials will hold a ceremony Monday morning, October 16, to dedicate part of
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 17 hours ago
Officials will hold a ceremony Monday morning, October 16, to dedicate part of Alabama 21 in Atmore in memory of slain correctional officer Kenneth Bettis. Bettis was stabbed by an inmate at Holman Prison. He died more than two weeks later on... Read more
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The Atmore Advance
Atmore man killed in Sunday crashAn Atmore man was killed in a single-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon in the Free
The Atmore Advance / Posted 18 hours ago
An Atmore man was killed in a single-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon in the Freemanville Community, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. Sgt. Derek R. Gessner said that Timmy Joe Sprinkle, 32, of Atmore, and Susan M. Moore, 63, of... Read more
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The Atmore Advance
Turnovers cost ECHS in 45-22 loss to ThomasvilleTurnovers plagued Escambia County again in a 45-22 loss to No. 6 Thomasville to
The Atmore Advance / Posted 3 days ago
Turnovers plagued Escambia County again in a 45-22 loss to No. 6 Thomasville tonight in Atmore. “We played a really good team,” ECHS head football coach Rico Jackson said. “We had turnovers that cost us again.” The Blue Devils scored late on a... Read more
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Philly.com
Living to 100: What I learned from 2 Philly women who did | Jenice Armstrongin with her great-granddaughter in Mayfair last year, Barnetta Williams had bee
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
in with her great-granddaughter in Mayfair last year, Barnetta Williams had been living on her own in an apartment in Atmore, Ala., a small town on the Florida border, where she’d resided since she was 9. She had spent most of her life on land... Read more
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The Atmore Advance
City receives DRA creative placemaking grantThe City of Atmore is one of 16 cities that received a creative placemaking inv
The Atmore Advance / Posted 5 days ago
The City of Atmore is one of 16 cities that received a creative placemaking investment grant from the Delta Regional Authority (DRA), according to a news release. In partnership with leading national arts and government organizations, the DRA is... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Iconic tree ripped from its roots in high windstree that just fell was an original tree that was planted here in 1898 by Joesp
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 5 days ago
tree that just fell was an original tree that was planted here in 1898 by Joesph Sexton a local rancher here," said Richard Atmore, Co-founder of Rancho Ventura Conservation Trust. Atmore shared the story behind the planting of the trees with us,... Read more
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The Atmore Advance
County awards $286K water bid“These are much needed improvements. We’re going to add some six-inch lines and
The Atmore Advance / Posted 6 days ago
“These are much needed improvements. We’re going to add some six-inch lines and some new fire hydrants too.” In other business, the commission signed a letter of support for a new industrial development alliance between Atmore and Monroe... Read more
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The Atmore Advance
‘We dodged a bullet’Hurricane Nate weakened to a Category 1 storm once it made landfall “We dodged
The Atmore Advance / Posted 6 days ago
Hurricane Nate weakened to a Category 1 storm once it made landfall “We dodged a bullet.” That’s what city of Atmore and county officials said days after Hurricane Nate churned through the Gulf of Mexico and hit a portion of the Gulf Coast before... Read more
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The Atmore Advance
VFW auxiliary announces art contestwill be featured in VFW Auxiliary Magazine and on the VFW Auxiliary national we
The Atmore Advance / Posted 6 days ago
will be featured in VFW Auxiliary Magazine and on the VFW Auxiliary national website. Student entries must be submitted to Atmore Memorial VFW Auxiliary #7016 by March 31, 2018. Interested students, parents, and teachers should contact Gayle... Read more
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The Brewton Standard
Sheriff’s Reportsand performed 55 transports, one domestic escort, and four funeral escorts. Arr
The Brewton Standard / Posted 6 days ago
and performed 55 transports, one domestic escort, and four funeral escorts. Arrested were: • Lakeshia N. Simpson, 30, of Atmore for theft by fraud leasing. • Joshua P. Rosicka, 36, of Brewton for revocation of community corrections. • John C.... Read more
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The Brewton Standard
Need a place to go if the storm gets too bad?and items to occupy children like coloring books, reading books, small games,”
The Brewton Standard / Posted 9 days ago
and items to occupy children like coloring books, reading books, small games,” he said. “These are not medical needs shelters and medical personnel will not be on site.” In Atmore, Rachel Patterson Elementary School will serve as a simil... Read more
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The Atmore Advance
Latest update: Cat 2 storm; shelter openedfor Hurricane Nate’s expected landfall tonight, and a shelter is being opened a
The Atmore Advance / Posted 9 days ago
for Hurricane Nate’s expected landfall tonight, and a shelter is being opened at Rachel Patterson Elementary School in Atmore. Nate is moving quickly across the Gulf, and is expected to be a Category 2 storm when it comes ashore late tonight... Read more
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The Atmore Advance
City officials hold pre-storm meetingCity of Atmore officials held a 48-hour pre-storm meeting at city hall this aft
The Atmore Advance / Posted 10 days ago
City of Atmore officials held a 48-hour pre-storm meeting at city hall this afternoon to make sure each department was on the same page ahead of Tropical Storm Nate’s potential impact on the area. Police Chief Chuck Brooks, APD Administrative... Read more
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The Atmore Advance
EMA Director: County under tropical storm watchconditions.” An update from the National Weather Service will be given later t
The Atmore Advance / Posted 10 days ago
conditions.” An update from the National Weather Service will be given later today, he said. * LOCATIONS AFFECTED – Atmore – Brewton – Flomaton – LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Equivalent Tropical Storm force wind – Peak Wind Forecast: 35-45 mph... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Federal judge temporarily blocks Alabama executionThursday morning. This undated photo provided by Alabama Department of Correct
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 11 days ago
Thursday morning. This undated photo provided by Alabama Department of Corrections shows Alabama inmate Jeffery Borden in Atmore, Ala. Borden is facing execution by lethal injection after being convicted of killing his wife and father-in-law... Read more
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Fremont Tribune
Federal judge temporarily blocks Alabama executionThis undated photo provided by Alabama Department of Corrections shows Alabama
Fremont Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
This undated photo provided by Alabama Department of Corrections shows Alabama inmate Jeffery Borden in Atmore, Ala. An Alabama inmate won a last-minute stay of execution Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, just hours before he was set to receive a lethal... Read more
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The Atmore Advance
Tropical storm conditions possible here Saturday, SundayTropical storm conditions are possible for the Atmore and surrounding area Satu
The Atmore Advance / Posted 11 days ago
Tropical storm conditions are possible for the Atmore and surrounding area Saturday and Sunday night as Tropical Storm Nate is projected to impact the northern Gulf Coast and the Florida Panhandle, according to the National Weather Service. After... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Supreme Court says Alabama execution can proceedexecution on hold. This undated photo provided by Alabama Department of Correc
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
execution on hold. This undated photo provided by Alabama Department of Corrections shows Alabama inmate Jeffery Borden in Atmore, Ala. Borden is facing execution by lethal injection after being convicted of killing his wife and father-in-law... Read more
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Al.com
Alabama AG Steve Marshall sues to shut down electronic bingo casinosnote that the games are similar or identical to those played in casinos operate
Al.com / Posted 12 days ago
note that the games are similar or identical to those played in casinos operated by the Poarch Band of Creek Indians in Atmore, Wetumpka and Montgomery. The Alabama Supreme Court has ruled that the electronic bingo machines do not fit the... Read more
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Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
Supreme Court says Alabama execution can proceedThis undated photo provided by Alabama Department of Corrections shows Alabama
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted 12 days ago
This undated photo provided by Alabama Department of Corrections shows Alabama inmate Jeffery Borden in Atmore, Ala. Borden is facing execution by lethal injection after being convicted of killing his wife and father-in-law during a 1993 Christmas... Read more
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Sioux City Journal
Supreme Court says Alabama execution can proceedThis undated photo provided by Alabama Department of Corrections shows Alabama
Sioux City Journal / Posted 12 days ago
This undated photo provided by Alabama Department of Corrections shows Alabama inmate Jeffery Borden in Atmore, Ala. Borden is facing execution by lethal injection after being convicted of killing his wife and father-in-law during a 1993 Christmas... Read more
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Al.com
U.S. Supreme Court clears way for Alabama inmate's executionblocking the execution in place. The execution is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursda
Al.com / Posted 12 days ago
blocking the execution in place. The execution is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday at the Holman Correctional Facility in Atmore. Borden has been on death row 22 years, and was convicted of the murders of Cheryl Borden and her father Roland... Read more
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The Chippewa Herald
Supreme Court says Alabama execution can proceedThis undated photo provided by Alabama Department of Corrections shows Alabama
The Chippewa Herald / Posted 12 days ago
This undated photo provided by Alabama Department of Corrections shows Alabama inmate Jeffery Borden in Atmore, Ala. Borden is facing execution by lethal injection after being convicted of killing his wife and father-in-law during a 1993 Christmas... Read more
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Fremont Tribune
Supreme Court says Alabama execution can proceedThis undated photo provided by Alabama Department of Corrections shows Alabama
Fremont Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
This undated photo provided by Alabama Department of Corrections shows Alabama inmate Jeffery Borden in Atmore, Ala. Borden is facing execution by lethal injection after being convicted of killing his wife and father-in-law during a 1993 Christmas... Read more
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Missoulian
Supreme Court says Alabama execution can proceedThis undated photo provided by Alabama Department of Corrections shows Alabama
Missoulian / Posted 12 days ago
This undated photo provided by Alabama Department of Corrections shows Alabama inmate Jeffery Borden in Atmore, Ala. Borden is facing execution by lethal injection after being convicted of killing his wife and father-in-law during a 1993 Christmas... Read more
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The World
Supreme Court says Alabama execution can proceedThis undated photo provided by Alabama Department of Corrections shows Alabama
The World / Posted 12 days ago
This undated photo provided by Alabama Department of Corrections shows Alabama inmate Jeffery Borden in Atmore, Ala. Borden is facing execution by lethal injection after being convicted of killing his wife and father-in-law during a 1993 Christmas... Read more
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The Atmore Advance
Looking back: Childress awarded distinguished medalFifty years ago in 1967, an Atmore man, Army Warrant Officer Ralph Stanley Chil
The Atmore Advance / Posted 12 days ago
Fifty years ago in 1967, an Atmore man, Army Warrant Officer Ralph Stanley Childress, was awarded his second Distinguished Flying Cross for his heroic efforts of flying his helicopter in dangerous areas to rescue some of his fellow servicemen in... Read more
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The Atmore Advance
3 injured in Atmore crashJoe Piggott said at approximately 6:15 a.m. on Oct. 3, at 2002 International du
The Atmore Advance / Posted 13 days ago
Joe Piggott said at approximately 6:15 a.m. on Oct. 3, at 2002 International dump truck, driving by Charles McDowell, of Atmore, was making a left turn at the intersection of Freemanville Road when it was struck from behind by a 2001 GMC 1500... Read more
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The Atmore Advance
Highway to be dedicatedL. Bettis Memorial Highway Dedication will be held on Mon., Oct. 16, at 10 a.m.
The Atmore Advance / Posted 13 days ago
L. Bettis Memorial Highway Dedication will be held on Mon., Oct. 16, at 10 a.m. at Coastal Alabama Community College on the Atmore Campus. The dedication is a result of the passage of House Joint Resolution 12, which was passed and signed by Gov.... Read more
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The Atmore Advance
5 injured in wreckHill, Fla., according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Tyler D. Respress (driver
The Atmore Advance / Posted 13 days ago
Hill, Fla., according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Tyler D. Respress (driver), 35, and Ashley Respress, 34, both of Atmore, were in a 2004 Dodge Ram 3500 when it collided with a 2006 Hyundai Sonata, occupied by Travis English (driver), 38,... Read more
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The Atmore Advance
AFD battles Martin St. firesTwo house fires occurred on the same street in Atmore on Sept. 29-30, according
The Atmore Advance / Posted 13 days ago
Two house fires occurred on the same street in Atmore on Sept. 29-30, according to fire officials. The first house fire occurred at 79 Martin St. on Friday, and Chief Ronald Peebles said the house was deemed a total loss. Peebles said the cause of... Read more
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The Brewton Standard
Sheriffs reportsand performed 59 transports, two domestic escorts, and six funeral escorts. Arr
The Brewton Standard / Posted 13 days ago
and performed 59 transports, two domestic escorts, and six funeral escorts. Arrested were: • Jonathan A. McNeil, 29, of Atmore for domestic violence III. • Marcus J. Walker, 32, of Brewton for violating probation. • Joshua P. Rosicka, 36, of... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
Alabama inmate asks high court to keep execution on holdThis undated photo provided by Alabama Department of Corrections shows Alabama
The Times and Democrat / Posted 13 days ago
This undated photo provided by Alabama Department of Corrections shows Alabama inmate Jeffery Borden in Atmore, Ala. Borden is facing execution by lethal injection after being convicted of killing his wife and father-in-law during a 1993 Christmas... Read more
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Sioux City Journal
Alabama inmate asks high court to keep execution on holdThis undated photo provided by Alabama Department of Corrections shows Alabama
Sioux City Journal / Posted 13 days ago
This undated photo provided by Alabama Department of Corrections shows Alabama inmate Jeffery Borden in Atmore, Ala. Borden is facing execution by lethal injection after being convicted of killing his wife and father-in-law during a 1993 Christmas... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Alabama seeks to proceed with execution of man convicted of killing his estranged wife, father-in-lawthe panel wrote. This undated photo provided by Alabama Department of Correcti
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 14 days ago
the panel wrote. This undated photo provided by Alabama Department of Corrections shows Alabama inmate Jeffery Borden in Atmore, Ala. Borden is facing execution by lethal injection after being convicted of killing his wife and father-in-law... Read more
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Rapid City Journal
Alabama seeks to proceed with executionThis undated photo provided by Alabama Department of Corrections shows Alabama
Rapid City Journal / Posted 14 days ago
This undated photo provided by Alabama Department of Corrections shows Alabama inmate Jeffery Borden in Atmore, Ala. Borden is facing execution by lethal injection after being convicted of killing his wife and father-in-law during a 1993 Christmas... Read more
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Al.com
Alabama AG asks U.S. Supreme Court to overturn stay of Thursday executionexecution of Jeffery Lynn Borden. The execution was scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursd
Al.com / Posted 14 days ago
execution of Jeffery Lynn Borden. The execution was scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday at the Hollman Correctional Facility in Atmore. Borden has been on death row 22 years, and was convicted of the murders of Cheryl Borden and her father Roland... Read more
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The Atmore Advance
Blue Devils routed on homecomingthe Blue Devils fell 41-6 to Satsuma. Things didn’t get off to a good start fo
The Atmore Advance / Posted 17 days ago
the Blue Devils fell 41-6 to Satsuma. Things didn’t get off to a good start for the home team in front of a big crowd in Atmore. Hillcrest scored five touchdowns in the first half, and led 34-8 at halftime. Hillcrest-Evergreen’s Brandon Rudolph... Read more
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Al.com
Alabama Supreme Court rules against Poarch Creeks in two casesin a vehicle driven by Roil Hadley. The lawsuit by Harrison's mother, Amada Har
Al.com / Posted 17 days ago
in a vehicle driven by Roil Hadley. The lawsuit by Harrison's mother, Amada Harrison, claims that the Wind Creek casino in Atmore "negligently and wantonly" served Hadley alcohol even though he was already intoxicated. The accident happened in... Read more
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The Atmore Advance
City adopts budgetThe Atmore City Council adopted the city’s $11,451,300 operating budget for fis
The Atmore Advance / Posted 20 days ago
The Atmore City Council adopted the city’s $11,451,300 operating budget for fiscal year 2017-18 at its meeting Monday night. The following is a list of expenses for each part of the city’s budget: • general government — $1,435,720 • municipal... Read more
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The Andalusia Star-News
Bulldogs pummel Escambia Countyadvantage of some miscues by Escambia County as the Bulldogs ran away with a 41
The Andalusia Star-News / Posted 24 days ago
advantage of some miscues by Escambia County as the Bulldogs ran away with a 41-0 region victory over the Blue Devils in Atmore on Friday night. The Bulldogs scored off of four ECHS turnovers in the first half en route to a 31-0 lead at... Read more
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The Atmore Advance
Turnovers plague Blue Devils, Andalusia rolls to 41-0 victoryadvantage of some miscues by Escambia County as the Bulldogs ran away with a 41
The Atmore Advance / Posted 24 days ago
advantage of some miscues by Escambia County as the Bulldogs ran away with a 41-0 region victory over the Blue Devils in Atmore on Friday night. The Bulldogs scored off of four ECHS turnovers in the first half en route to a 31-0 lead at... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Video shows robbery suspects wearing masks, dark clothes in Atmore Walgreenssecurity camera video footage shows armed robbery suspects wearing masks and da
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 24 days ago
security camera video footage shows armed robbery suspects wearing masks and dark clothing entering a Walgreens store in Atmore. According to the Atmore Police Department, on Tuesday at about 9:55 p.m., police were contacted by Walgreens... Read more
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The Andalusia Star-News
KEEP THE TRAIN ROLLING: Andy looks to handle business in AtmoreAfter knocking off the No. 1 team in the state, the Andalusia Bulldogs (3-1, 2-
The Andalusia Star-News / Posted 25 days ago
After knocking off the No. 1 team in the state, the Andalusia Bulldogs (3-1, 2-0) look to keep rolling as they travel to Atmore tonight to take on Class 4A, Region 1 opponent Escambia County (2-1, 1-1). “Probably the biggest thing after an emotional... Read more
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Al.com
Defense attorney Charles Salvagio jailed for three days without bondsentenced to death in 2009 for the 1990 murder of Toni Lim. Petric remains on d
Al.com / Posted 25 days ago
sentenced to death in 2009 for the 1990 murder of Toni Lim. Petric remains on death row at Holman Correctional Facility in Atmore, but has a pending appeal case in Todd's court. Petric's appeal states he had ineffective counsel in his capital... Read more
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The Atmore Advance
APD seeking info on robberyThe Atmore Police Department is seeking information in regard to a robbery that
The Atmore Advance / Posted 25 days ago
The Atmore Police Department is seeking information in regard to a robbery that occurred at Walgreens on Tuesday night. Chief Chuck Brooks said in a press release that at approximately 9:55 p.m. on Sept. 19, the APD was contacted by Walgreens... Read more
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The Brewton Standard
Sheriff’s Reportsfor possession of a forged instrument I. • Calvin E. Green, 56, of East Brewto
The Brewton Standard / Posted 26 days ago
for possession of a forged instrument I. • Calvin E. Green, 56, of East Brewton for harassment. • Annie P. George, 61, of Atmore, for failure to appear. • Johnnie M. Brittingham, 48, of Flomaton for violation of probation. • Jessica M. Sawyer,... Read more
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