Don Fletcher

Wreck causes traffic snag on I-65
A three-vehicle crash on I-65 resulted in one injury and restricted traffic on one side of the interstate for more than two hours Monday afternoon (April 3). According to preliminary reports filed by Alabama State Troopers, the mishap occurred around 2:55 p.m. at the interstate’s 64.7 mile marker when a 2013 Acura, a 2016 Peterbilt tractor-trailer rig and a 2011 Kenworth tractor-trailer collided. The driver of the Acura, an unidentified…
Updated: Rape suspect re-arrested – Flomaton man also facing drug charges
A Flomaton man, released from jail after posting bond on charges of second-degree rape against two Atmore teens, has been re-arrested on drug-related charges. An employee of the Escambia County Detention Center’s booking and release division reported Tuesday (April 4) that 20-year-old Trey Alexander Weekes of Flomaton was still in the facility, waiting to appear before a judge on charges of first-degree possession of marijuana and distribution of drugs to…
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…