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Car club donates to disaster relief
Special to Atmore News Cruisers Unlimited Car Club of Atmore recently donates $500 to the Escambia Baptist Association Disaster Relief Team. Buddy Byrd of Cruisers Unlimited presented Allen Sharpless of EBADR with the donation after hearing of the devastation inflicted by Hurricane Michael. The disaster relief team spent October 16-19 in Dothan, clearing downed trees in and around the city. Anyone interested in donating to the EBADR should contact the…
ECSO deputy makes drug arrests on successive nights
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer The same Escambia County deputy sheriff made drug arrests on successive nights last week, one as part of a traffic stop and one while investigating a trespassing complaint. An ECSO spokesperson said October 31 that Deputy Sam Weeks arrested 29-year-old Waymon Paul Morrison of Frisco City while investigating an October 29 trespassing complaint in Atmore, and the next night took Michael Walston, 36, of…
Pets perish as fire destroys McRae Street home
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer A McRae Street home was destroyed and several pets inside perished when an Oct. 29 fire that started in the home’s kitchen burned through the roof and spread throughout the dwelling. Atmore Fire Chief Ron Peebles said two AFD fire engines and 10 firefighters were dispatched to the scene around 5:59 p.m. after a passerby saw smoke and flames coming from the brick home,…
Passenger rail service subject of ADECA meeting here
News Staff Report   The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) will hold a series of public meetings concerning the “Montgomery – Mobile Passenger Rail Feasibility Study Phase II” (the “Study”). Meetings will be held in Mobile, Atmore and Montgomery. The meeting in Atmore will be held Wednesday, November 14, 6 p.m., at the Atmore City Auditorium, 201 E. Louisville Avenue. One meeting will be held the night…
A GECA mystery
News Staff Report The Greater Escambia Council for the Arts production of Agatha Christy’s Mousetrap opens next week. A group of strangers is stranded in a boarding house during a snow storm – and one them is a murderer. The suspects include the newly married couple who run the house, and the suspicions in their minds nearly wreck their perfect marriage. Others are a spinster with a curious background, an…