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Ivey visits Holman
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Gov. Kay Ivey visited Atmore last week. But those who weren’t at Atmore Municipal Airport between 10:30 and 10:33 a.m. on Wednesday, January 15, missed it. The governor’s jet, scheduled to land “between 9:30 and 9:40 (a.m.),” took off late from Montgomery due to fog, encountered heavier fog the further south it flew, and finally eased onto a local runway at 10:28 a.m., an…
Scabies at Holman
Contagious skin infestation leads to quarantine of 26 inmates By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Alabama Department of Corrections officials have confirmed that the medical staff at Holman Correctional Facility is currently treating more than two dozen inmates who have been quarantined after being diagnosed with scabies, a highly contagious skin infestation caused by microscopic mites. Officials said the inmates began experiencing symptoms of the medical malady — including an…
Inmate fatally stabbed at Fountain CF
News Staff Report Alabama Department of Corrections officials reported Monday (June 17) that a Fountain Correctional Facility inmate was fatally stabbed by another inmate over the past weekend. ALDOC reports show that on Saturday, June 15, at approximately 5:15 p.m., correctional officers found Jeremy Reshad Bailey, 29, inside a facility housing area. He had been stabbed and had reportedly lost a lot of blood when he was found. Bailey, who…
Price execution rescheduled for Thursday
News Staff Report A condemned Alabama inmate whose death warrant expired minutes before the U.S. Supreme Court voted to let his execution proceed in April, is scheduled to die by lethal injection this Thursday, May 30, at Holman Correctional Facility near Atmore. The execution of 46-year-old Christopher Lee Price, convicted in 1993 of the 1991 fatal slashing of a Fayette County preacher and businessman, is set for 6 p.m. Price…
Execution set
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Alabama Department of Corrections officials announced this week that an Alabama man, convicted and sentenced to die more than 20 years ago for his role in the 1997 slayings of four Shelby County residents, is scheduled for execution this Thursday. Michael Brandon Samra, 42, is set to die by lethal injection at 6 p.m. on May 16 at William C. Holman Correctional Facility near…