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Obituaries for the week of November 22, 2017
Glenda Rebecca Hall Holloway Mrs. Glenda Rebecca Hall Holloway, age 56, of Odessa, Texas, passed away Friday, November 10, 2017 in Odessa. She was born in Atmore, Ala. to the late Marshall and Doris Barrington Hall. She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Lanell Cook, Shirley Baylor-Rushing and a brother Charles Rodney Hall. Mrs. Holloway is survived by her husband, James Holloway of Odessa; son, Thomas Joseph…
Three arrested, charged in August murder in Atmore
Atmore Police Chief Chuck Brooks announced Friday that APD investigators have signed capital murder warrants for the arrest of two adult males and a juvenile petition filed against a teenager in the August 7 shooting death of Robert Kennedy of Atmore. At approximately 3:16 a.m. on that date, city police responded to 170 Broad Street, in response to a report of two people being shot inside the home. Officers entered…
EA’s state-title pep rally tonight, send-off tomorrow
A championship pep rally will be held tonight at 6 p.m. for Escambia Academy’s football team as it readies for its state AISA championship contest against Autauga Academy. Game tickets will be available for purchase at the pep rally, and those who attend are encouraged to brings signs and shakers. The team will leave school at 10:15 Friday morning, and the public is encouraged to “line the streets of Atmore”…
Getting results for locally owned businesses
By Congressman Bradley Byrne When I ran for Congress, I made clear that I wanted to be a workhorse, not a show horse. That means my focus has been on actually getting results instead of just talking about problems. We were able to get a big result last week when the House passed my bill, the Save Local Business Act. The legislation came about after I heard concerns from multiple…