Two killed, child hurt in Friday night crash on Jack Springs Road
Two Atmore residents, including the owner of a local barbecue restaurant, were killed in a violent collision that occurred Friday night (April 28) on Jack Springs Road. According to Alabama State Trooper reports, 37-year-old Christopher Henry Lowe and Shalonda Trenee Rudolph, 22, both of Atmore, were pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, which happened around 9:45 p.m. Trooper reports indicate that a 1991 Chevrolet driven by Lowe and…
Person sought who shot, killed Atmore man
Escambia Co. Sheriff’s Office investigators are still looking for the person or persons who shot and killed a 20-year-old Atmore man Wednesday night (April 26). The victim has been identified as Donta Demorris Russell of a Patterson Street address. According to a press release issued by ECSO Chief Deputy Mike Lambert, deputies were sent to an address on Martin Luther King Drive around 10:16 p.m. after a caller reported a…
New doc in town
Morning and afternoon receptions were held at Atmore Community Hospital Tuesday, April 25, to welcome Atmore’s newest physician – surgeon Heather Bright, D.O. Shown at the morning reception are, from left, Suzanne McGill, ACH Director of Nursing; the Rev. Al Williams, Escambia County Alabama Community Hospitals board member; Sherri Wall, Director of Surgery for Infirmary Health; Brian Bruley, Clinics Director.
Show to benefit GSHS band – Band recovering after parade tragedy
A musical benefit for the Gulf Shores High School marching band will be held Friday, April 28, at 6:30 p.m., in the South Campus auditorium of Gulf Shores United Methodist Church in the Winn Dixie plaza, Route 59, Gulf Shores. Tickets at $10 per person are now available at Ribs and Reds, Gulf Shores UMC, the Gulf Shores High School office or at the door. Sponsored by Ribs and Reds…
Athletes enjoy Super Fun Day
As the athletes got off the buses and headed toward the gym, cheers went up. Volunteers lined the walkway and applauded and sometimes exchanged a high five with athletes. It was Friday morning, April 21, and excitement was high was athletes from the public schools in Escambia County gathered at Escambia County High School Cornell Torrence Gym for Super Fun Day (a special day for a special population of students).…