Atmore News

Man arrested for murder
The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office arrested Shannon Bell of Flomaton Monday, May 8, charging him with murder in the death of Donna L. Martin, following Bell’s indictment by the Grand Jury. According to Chief Deputy Mike Lambert, Bell shot and killed Martin, also of Flomaton, near the Pollard Boat Landing on December 2, 2016. At the time of the incident, Bell claimed that he was trying to shoot a deer…
HBC celebrating new addition
The congregation of Huxford Baptist Church invites all to their open house for the new Fellowship Hall Sunday, May 7, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. On May 20, 2016, a storm damaged the fellowship hall / educational building. After much prayer and consideration, the congregation voted to build anew. They invite everyone to join them as they celebrate God’s blessings. Huxford Baptist Church is located at 6520 McCullough Road. News…
GECA presenting radio drama
The Greater Escambia Council for the Arts (GECA) is presenting a radio drama Friday and Saturday, May 12 and 13, 7 p.m., each night. These are actually two shows – a Philip Marlowe detective show called Red Wind and one from Inner Sanctum Mysteries called The Voice on the Wire. If you’ve never seen a Foley team (sound effects) in action, you’ll enjoy that as well as the dramas. The…