Don Fletcher

Businesses burglarized – Break-ins tied to Fla. luxury car theft
Atmore police are investigating a string of business burglaries and attempted burglaries that occurred here late Friday or early Saturday (January 27 or 28) and included the theft of a vehicle from a local dealership, a crime that is apparently connected to auto thefts and break-ins in two Florida cities. Police reports show that more than one suspect broke into Johnson Ford on South Main Street and Chuck Stevens Chevrolet…
Hunting enthusiasts not deterred
It used to be that the only connection between a wheelchair-bound or physically disabled person and the sport of deer hunting was a wish that he or she could be a part of it. Not anymore. Thanks in large part to a couple of Flomaton outdoorsmen who found themselves confined to wheelchairs, male and female hunting enthusiasts from the surrounding area who are in a similar situation can still participate…
Atmore Affiliate Fund established
It won’t happen right away, but if things go as planned, Atmore and Escambia County groups seeking financial grants will have, in the relatively near future, a local “clearing house” from which they can seek supplemental funding for generations to come. Rebecca Byrne, president and chief executive officer of The Community Foundation of South Alabama, made public during last week’s meeting of the Atmore Lions Club that an “affiliate fund”…
Sonic coming!
If Atmore’s mayor and city council members went home hungry after Monday’s meeting (January 23), there’s a good reason. The city’s governing body spent less than five minutes, including the invocation and Pledge of Allegiance, on a two-item agenda, with both items involving food. First, the council voted unanimously (4-0) to authorize Mayor Jim Staff to “execute and deliver” a warranty deed to SDI Investments LLC, as assignee of Alabama…
YMCA fundraisers, new programs on tap
The Atmore Area YMCA is planning a fund-raiser to support existing and upcoming programs at the Y. Also, some new events and programs are planned, so check below and make plans to participate. Super Bowl Butts The Y is selling Boston Butts that could be the hit of your Super Bowl LI party. The pork shoulders, which will be cooked by David Amos, are selling for $30 each, with proceeds…