Don Fletcher

Three arrested, charged in August murder in Atmore
Atmore Police Chief Chuck Brooks announced Friday that APD investigators have signed capital murder warrants for the arrest of two adult males and a juvenile petition filed against a teenager in the August 7 shooting death of Robert Kennedy of Atmore. At approximately 3:16 a.m. on that date, city police responded to 170 Broad Street, in response to a report of two people being shot inside the home. Officers entered…
‘Under Age, Under Arrest’ – ECMS students get chilling lesson on underage drinking
Although the issue at first seemed only distantly related to their collective and current position in life, Escambia County Middle School seventh- and eighth-graders discovered last week why state officials are targeting their demographic in an awareness campaign aimed at reducing the frequency of underage drinking. Sponsored by the Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, “Under Age, Under Arrest” also incorporates Alabama State Troopers and members of Mothers Against Drunk Drivers…
Splash pad fund reaches $150K
Support for Atmore’s first water-themed children’s park continues to grow. In fact, that support has grown beyond the hopes and expectations of the civic club that is spearheading the project. “It has really taken off,” said Allen Walston of Atmore Rotary Club. “Our original goal was $127,000, and we’re now up to $150,000. Really it was an open-ended goal. The more we raise, the more we would like to do.…
New ambulance service in town
Atmore City Council members removed during their November 13 meeting the initial barrier to allowing a new ambulance service to set up shop here and begin operations inside the city and its police jurisdiction. The council approved a business license request from ASAP EMS-Ambulance, which currently provides emergency and non-emergency medical transport in Clarke and Monroe counties. ASAP’s Kevin Smith, who briefly addressed the council, said there were a few…
Atmore man, juvenile arrested – Incident occurred at Bay Minette Walmart
A 19-year-old Atmore man and a 17-year-old juvenile remained in the Baldwin County Correctional Center as midweek approached, charged with breaking into a truck at the Bay Minette Walmart and hitting the truck’s owner with a car door as they tried to make their getaway. The incident happened Sunday, November 12, about 10 p.m. According to a Mobile television station’s broadcast, Randall Ray Weaver of a Nathan Road address and…