Atmore News

Winter Weather Advisory issued for Escambia Co., Atmore
Escambia Academy Emergency Management Agency Director David Adams issued the following advisory Friday afternoon, December 8: A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for areas of southwest Alabama, including Escambia County. The potential for minor accumulations (of snow and/or ice) east of I-65 is increasing. As night falls, the temperature will drop to below freezing, possibly causing the moisture on the roads and bridges to freeze (black ice). These conditions…
5 EA players in All-Star game
By PAOLO GORME News Sports Writer This past Friday, December 1, the AISA held its annual All-Star football game in the Crampton Bowl in Montgomery. Five talented players from Escambia Academy were selected to play in the game. Those players were Fred Flavors, who wore 27; Jamie Welker, who wore 70; Jojo Nance, who wore 52; Jojo Carpenter, who wore 81; and Louie Turner, who wore 19. They were all…
Docket released
The Twenty-First Judicial Circuit Criminal Docket for December has been set. Cases are listed below. Courtroom One – December 11 Christopher Perry Dean, child sex abuse; Roman Pierce, enticing child immoral purposes; Christina Daniels, TOP / deception, attempt control substance crime; Tyconius Stallworth, UPCS; Earnest Lee Watson, UPCS; Woodie Carroll, Jr., DV strangulation; Jerome Bailey, trafficking / CS x 2; Prince Devonte Grace, UDCS, UPCS; Michael Crenshaw, crim. neg. homicide;…
Albritton proposing school system overhaul
This week, Alabama Senator Greg Albritton (R-Atmore) plans to file legislation that will overhaul the state’s education system. “After observing the struggles over this past year with the State School bureaucracy system not functioning, it was clear that something needed to change,” Albritton said. Since May, discussions were held with several local school officials within District 22 and from these discussions an alternative system was developed. The purpose of this…