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Three arrested, charged in August murder in Atmore
Atmore Police Chief Chuck Brooks announced Friday that APD investigators have signed capital murder warrants for the arrest of two adult males and a juvenile petition filed against a teenager in the August 7 shooting death of Robert Kennedy of Atmore. At approximately 3:16 a.m. on that date, city police responded to 170 Broad Street, in response to a report of two people being shot inside the home. Officers entered…
New boutique opens
Risque, a boutique on W. Nashville Avenue, in Atmore opened for business Saturday, November 11. Owner Myteria Malone and her husband Karl were joined by friends and family for the event. Shown are, from left, kids in front, Kaliyah Stallworth, Raven Wilson, Kaylin Stallworth, Kelston Stallworth, King Rogers; back, Myquila Stallworth, Simone York, Analisha Johnson, Kim Henderson, Katrina Jones, Mary Tucker, Michael Tucker Jr., Myteria Malone, Karl Malone, Wanda Stallworth,…
Splash pad fund reaches $150K
Support for Atmore’s first water-themed children’s park continues to grow. In fact, that support has grown beyond the hopes and expectations of the civic club that is spearheading the project. “It has really taken off,” said Allen Walston of Atmore Rotary Club. “Our original goal was $127,000, and we’re now up to $150,000. Really it was an open-ended goal. The more we raise, the more we would like to do.…
Food scores released
The following Escambia County food / lodging establishment ratings were released by the Alabama Department of Public Health for October. Ratings are ranked by score, low to high. FSE = Food Service Establishment Subway #33449, 2139 Douglas Avenue, Brewton, 87, FSE Subway #18898, Flomaton, 88, FSE Creek Travel Plaza – 24/7 Diner, Atmore, 88, FSE McDonalds, Flomaton, 89, FSE J-n-J, Atmore, 89, FSE Exit 69 – Truckstop, Inc., Brewton, 89,…
Postal rates going up
The Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) has approved the price changes that United States Postal Service proposed in October. The changes will raise Mailing Services product prices approximately 1.9 percent, while most Shipping Services products will average a 3.9 percent price increase. Here are the current and new prices, which will take effect January 21: * Letters (1 ounce): 49 cents (current), 50 cents (new) * Letters (additional ounces): 21 cents…