Three arrested in Wednesday shooting on Patterson Street (Updated)
   Three arrested in Wednesday shooting on Patterson Street   City police have charged an Atmore man with last week’s shooting of another Atmore man on Patterson Street, and two other Atmore men were arrested for trying to help hide the weapon that was believed to have been used in the shooting. Atmore Police Chief Chuck Brooks said Gregory Ballard, 51, is believed to be the person who fired “several…
Poarch fireman indicted on teen sex charges
A Poarch firefighter who lives in Atmore is free on $250,000 bond after he was indicted on several charges involving sex with a teenager. According to Escambia County Detention Center records, 36-year-old Michael Leon Wood of a McRae Street address surrendered to sheriff’s officers after a grand jury handed up a three-count indictment against him. Jail records show that the bond was posted by or on behalf of Wood shortly…