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NALC food drive is Saturday
This Saturday, May 13, local postal letter carriers will join others in more than 10,000 cities and towns across America picking up bags of food to benefit their local communities. The National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) Stamp Out Hunger National Food Drive is the largest one-day food drive in the nation. This is the 25th year for the drive which has delivered more than one billion pounds of food…
Man arrested for murder
The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office arrested Shannon Bell of Flomaton Monday, May 8, charging him with murder in the death of Donna L. Martin, following Bell’s indictment by the Grand Jury. According to Chief Deputy Mike Lambert, Bell shot and killed Martin, also of Flomaton, near the Pollard Boat Landing on December 2, 2016. At the time of the incident, Bell claimed that he was trying to shoot a deer…
GECA presenting radio drama
The Greater Escambia Council for the Arts (GECA) is presenting a radio drama Friday and Saturday, May 12 and 13, 7 p.m., each night. These are actually two shows – a Philip Marlowe detective show called Red Wind and one from Inner Sanctum Mysteries called The Voice on the Wire. If you’ve never seen a Foley team (sound effects) in action, you’ll enjoy that as well as the dramas. The…
Two killed in collision – Walnut Hill woman critical after mishap; ATV crash claims teen
Two Atmore residents, including the owner of a local barbecue restaurant, were killed in a violent two-car collision that occurred Friday night (April 28) on Jack Springs Road. According to reports filed by Alabama Law Enforcement Agency State Troopers, 37-year-old Christopher Henry Lowe and 22-year-old Shalonda Trenee Rudolph were both pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, which happened around 9:45 p.m. Trooper reports indicate that a 1991 Chevrolet…