Obituaries for week of September 8, 2019
Melvin L. Carpenter Mr. Melvin L. Carpenter, age 74, passed away Friday, August 30, 2019 in Pensacola, Fla. He was a native and former resident of Atmore, Ala. and had resided in Bay Minette, Ala. for the past fifty-nine years. He was retired from Atlantic Marine and Alabama Dry Dock as a machinist with over thirty years of service. He was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death…
Former Neal AP charged with willful child abuse
Donald Eugene Hardyman, a former assistant principal at W.S. Neal Middle School, was arrested August 30 after an investigation into altercation between Hardyman and a student. Escambia County Sheriff Heath Jackson reported that sheriff’s officers were called to the Escambia County Board of Education’s Central Office August 9 to investigate a complaint of the altercation. The results of the ECSO investigation were presented to a grand jury, which handed up…