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ECHS Choir hosting VIP dinner, concert
As you probably know, the Escambia County High School Choir has been invited to perform at Carnegie Hall in New York City next year. Choir members are raising money to finance the trip, and you have the opportunity to help them, enjoy a concert and have a great meal all at the same time. The choir is hosting a VIP dinner at ECHS Tuesday, December 13, at 6 p.m. Tickets…
Local man shot
An Atmore man who was shot several times in the early morning hours of last Friday, Nov. 25, remained in a Mobile medical facility this week as city police continued their attempt to determine who shot him. According to a press release issued by Police Chief Chuck Brooks, the shooting occurred around 2:15 a.m. Police received a report of a disturbance, during which a firearm reportedly had been discharged, at…
DOC office on N. Main
Alabama Department of Corrections officials confirmed Tuesday that DOC investigators who previously worked out of Atmore Community Work Center will soon begin carrying out some of their duties from a leased building on Atmore’s Main Street. Bob Horton, public information manager for the state prison system, made the confirmation in an emailed reply to a request from Atmore News for a response to rumors of the move. “The Alabama Department…
Firefighters save Swift Mill
The city’s top fireman and the top executive of a local lumber mill praised firefighters from Atmore and three area agencies for their work in bringing a Saturday night fire under control before it got out of hand and ran rampant through the mill. “The firefighters did an outstanding job of containing it,” said Robin Swift, president of Swift Lumber, of the blaze that erupted inside the business shortly after…
Docket set
News Staff Report The 21st Judicial Circuit Criminal Docket has been set for December 12 through December 16. The following cases are on the docket. Courtroom One Jacob Monk, UMCS; Ricky D. Taylor, burglary 3rd; Jaquan Monte Powell, trafficking – cocaine; Shelton Forney, trafficking – synthetics; Pete Anthony Jimenez, TOP 2nd, RSP 1st x 4; Leandra Corey, UPCS; Jonathan E. Haveard, TOP lst x 2; Taconius Stallworth, UPCS; Brandon Tanner,…