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Convicted felons arrested – Atmore man, relative had shotgun, assault rifle, ammo
  An Atmore man and a relative, both convicted felons, were arrested October 3 outside a Pensacola, Fla. restaurant on weapons-related charges after the local man was reportedly seen “huffing” canned air at a Pensacola building supply store earlier that day. According to Escambia County (Fla.) Sheriff’s Office reports, 49-year-old Ronald Clark Roddenberrry of Atmore, who has six previous felony convictions, and 28-year-old Christopher Aaron Roddenberry of Cantonment, who has…
Barnetta Williams passes away
Barnetta Williams passed away Friday, October 6. If she had lived until October 20, she would have been 110 years old. For a number of years, Mrs. Williams was honored at birthday parties as family and friends marked each milestone. Her last birthday celebrated in Atmore was her 108th in 2015. In 2016, she moved to Philadelphia where she lived with her great-granddaughter, Darlene Callands. In May of this year,…
Upside down
Atmore firefighters examine a 2009 Dodge Challenger that ran off U.S. 31 around 11 a.m. Monday, October 9, and eventually came to rest upside-down in a field adjacent to Hanging Fern Lane. According to Alabama State Troopers, the driver — 17-year-old Guy Coleman of Atmore — “was apparently driving too fast for existing roadway conditions” and lost traction. The car struck a flush hydrant, a dirt embankment and a telephone…
Obituaries for the week of October 11, 2017
Jerry Wendell Mason Mr. Jerry Wendell Mason, age 75, of Clanton, Ala., formerly of Atmore, Ala., passed away Monday, October 2, 2017 at his residence. He was a welder pipefitter for over forty-five years. He was born in Huxford, Ala. to the late William A. and Mary Kate House Mason. He was a sergeant with the 82nd Air Borne Division in the U.S. Army during Vietnam. He was a member…