Don Fletcher

Suspect sought in carjacking
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Atmore police continued this week their search for a man who accosted a local woman and stole her vehicle at knifepoint from a downtown parking space late last week. Police Chief Chuck Brooks said the incident took place around 12:10 p.m. on Friday, November 9, outside a West Ridgeley Street business. “When our officers arrived they spoke with a 73-year-old woman whose car had…
Suspect arrested
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer A Bay Minette man has been arrested in connection with an early-Sunday melee during which three people were shot inside an Atmore establishment that had previously been shut down because of violent acts and numerous violations of other city ordinances. Atmore Police Chief Chuck Brooks reported shortly after noon Tuesday that Angi Lynn Baker, 34, was located and taken into custody in Pensacola, Fla.…
Arrest made in Chick-A-Dee shooting
A Bay Minette man has been arrested in connection with an early-Sunday melee during which three people were shot inside an Atmore establishment that had previously been shut down because of violent acts and numerous violations of other city ordinances. Atmore Police Chief Chuck Brooks reported shortly after noon Tuesday that Angi Lynn Baker, 34, was located and taken into custody in Pensacola, Fla. around 11:30 a.m. Baker is charged…
Police still hunting suspect in Assembly Hall shootings
Atmore police were still looking Monday afternoon for the suspect who shot three people inside an Atmore gathering place early Sunday morning. The shooting took place inside the Assembly Hall, which formerly operated as the Chick-A-Dee Club, located near the intersection of Ashley and Carver streets. Police said the three victims, all males in their 30s or 40s, were taken by ambulance to Atmore Community Hospital, where one was treated…
Obituaries for the week of Nov. 14, 2018
Linda Gale Weaver Mrs. Linda Gale Weaver, age 56, passed away Monday, November 5, 2018 at her home in Perdido, Al a. Mrs. Weaver was a native of Atmore, AL and had resided in Perdido, AL since 1994. She was a loving mother, grandmother and friend to all. She was a member of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians and worked with the tribe for 34 years. She was of…