Pedestrian struck, killed by train in Atmore
State and local authorities are still trying to determine the cause of a fatal Wednesday afternoon (Feb. 6) collision between a pedestrian and a CSX freight train, just a few yards from fire and police headquarters.. Details are still unclear as to whether the pedestrian, who has not been identified, walked into the train’s path or threw himself under it as it sped past. The fatal incident occurred around 1:15…
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Judge Rice honored
By SHERRY DIGMON News Publisher The retirement ceremony for Escambia County Presiding Judge Bert Rice was anything but somber. Laughter filled Courtroom One at the Brewton Courthouse as Judge Rice was honored – and also slightly roasted. The ceremony and reception were held Thursday afternoon, January 31, with the judge’s family and dozens of co-workers and well-wishers in attendance. Attorney Wade Hartley, president of the Escambia County Bar Association, welcomed…
Dailey, Walker honored at Rosa Parks Breakfast
By SHERRY DIGMON News Publisher The 13th Annual Rosa Parks Breakfast held true to its purpose – honoring the legacy of Rosa Parks and individuals who continue to contribute and make a difference today. The two honored at the Saturday morning breakfast were Jethro Dailey and the late Letha Walker. Dr. Ullyssess McBride presented the awards. Mr. Dailey, a World War II veteran, received the Rosa Parks Award. Mrs. Walker…