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Burglaries ‘aggressively investigated’
Atmore Police Chief Chuck Brooks said this week that APD investigators are using every resource at their disposal to identify and arrest the person or persons responsible for a string of recent burglaries that have plagued residents of the city’s southwestern sector. “We’ve had several burglaries around the Forest Hills Drive, Rockaway Creek Road and Grubbs Street area,” Brooks said Tuesday. “We have several victims out there, and we are…
The guy in the wall
Herb McConnell and his boss had knocked a small hole in the wall when the boss spotted something. He said he thought that was a leg in there. And it was. Herb continued knocking out pieces of the wall. Then he pointed a light down in the hole and spotted the torso and some other body parts. The men had discovered a mannequin enclosed in a wall in the Escambia…
Passenger rail service here by December? Local SRC member optimistic that timetable will be met
If things continue as planned, and if legislators in all the involved states loosen their purse strings and provide the needed funding, passenger rail service will return to Atmore and other areas of the Gulf Coast as early as December. Jerry Gehman of Atmore, a member of the Southern Rail Commission who served for about two years as the city’s liaison to the commission before joining it, reported this week…
Brewton man killed Tuesday in U.S. 31 crash
Alabama State Troopers are continuing to investigate a single-vehicle crash that claimed the life of a Brewton man this morning (Tuesday, Mar. 7). Trooper reports indicate that Richard Adam White, 38, lost his life when the 2006 Hyundai Tiburon he was driving went off U.S. 31, about a mile north of Loxley, and overturned. The crash occurred at 12:50 a.m. White, who was not using a seat belt, was ejected…