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Loxley Work Release escapee recaptured here
Alabama Department of Corrections officials have announced this morning’s (Monday, July 23) recapture of a state inmate who was one of two to escape from Loxley Work Release early this morning, and who later crashed his getaway car into a pole at the Chevron station at Exit 57. Damon Rashad Dinsmore and Cantorius Alan White escaped around sunrise from the minimum security facility, in Baldwin County. White was captured by…
Active shooter drill held
Officials hope for the best, prepare for the worst By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Teachers at Escambia County Middle School have become accustomed to participating in various learning programs over the years. The program in which they participated July 13 was a horse of a different color, though. More than 120 school administrators, faculty and staff from across the Atmore feeder pattern — ECMS, Escambia County High, Huxford Elementary…
Fugitive captured
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer A Brooklyn, N.Y., woman — sought by New York City Police Department detectives for the January 2017 death of one of her children — was captured last week in Atmore. Authorities are not revealing how long the woman — 31-year-old Phyllis Reinoso — had been hiding out here, but her arrest by U.S. Marshals brought to an end an 18-month search for the female…
Obituaries for the week of July 15, 2018
Mollie Lue Huggins Mrs. Mollie Lue Huggins, age 80, passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2018 in Atmore, Ala. She was a native of Perdido, Ala., former resident of Bay Minette, Ala. and has resided in Atmore, Ala., for the past 5 ½ years. She was of the Assembly of God Faith. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harvey Huggins; son, Lance Arlen Huggins; parents, Ralph and Gertrude Johnson and…
Obituaries for the week of July 8, 2018
Kelly Gunn Mr. Kelly Gunn, age 90, passed away Tuesday, July 3, 2018 in Pensacola, Fla. He resided in Bratt, Fla. most of his life. He was a master carpenter with expertise in refinishing wood floors. In addition, he worked in the funeral business for twenty-two years. Throughout the years, he enjoyed himself by attending the American Legion music events. While he did not have any children of his own,…