Don Fletcher

Recyclers finally getting the message?
A recent trip out to Atmore’s recycling center revealed a surprising development in the city’s effort to maintain a decent area to which locals can bring their cardboard, newspapers and other items that can be recycled, restored and prepared for reuse. At first I thought I had gone to the wrong place. There was little ground clutter, no bags of household garbage scattered about, no cans of paint hastily discarded…
ACM Star Students
A.C. Moore Elementary School’s Star Students for March were named on Friday, March 24. They are, from left, front, Bentley Anderson, Serenity Knight, Zyriah Finklea, Calem McMillan, Jamarion Robinson, Elizabeth Sutton, and Mason Garvin; back, Tre’miya Stevens, Dajhea McCall, Tyrinee Robinson, Amaya Lambert, Jamerick Pettway, Gina Knighten, and Amarion Lemon.
Brown’s ‘footprint’ poured
The Brown Precision manufacturing facility, which will fabricate components for use in the aerospace and medical industries, now has a huge footprint in the red clay of Rivercane Industrial Park. A steady stream of trucks from American Concrete Supply’s Atmore and Flomaton facilities rumbled to and from the site during the wee hours of last Thursday and Friday, dumping more than 1,600 tons of concrete into a pumper to provide…
Red Zone Weather a tremendous success – Co-founder tells local Lions that growth has been amazing
Spinks Megginson was barely out of the toddler stage when he first became fascinated with the weather. He eventually took that fascination with him to the University of Alabama, where he graduated magna cum laude in 2014 with a communications degree that included a multi-faceted focus on geography, electronic news and, of course, weather. Now the Brewton native is using his education to widen the scope of his romance with…
Woman charged with attempted murder
A Brewton woman who formerly lived in Atmore remained in the Escambia County Detention Center this week after her March 7 arrest on charges she tried to kill her elderly mother-in-law. Brewton police reportedly took 67-year-old Sherry Diane Jackson Rowell Breceda into custody at West Gate Village, a Brewton nursing home at which the alleged victim resides and at which the crime was reportedly committed. Breceda lived for several years…