Alabama

Couple tied up, robbed
A Florida man was arrested Saturday (December 2) when he returned to the South Main Street home of a friend’s parents where he had several hours earlier tied the couple up, robbed them at knife-point and stolen their vehicle after having been invited inside the residence by the unsuspecting couple. Police Chief Chuck Brooks confirmed Tuesday that 51-year-old Albert Dubose, of an unspecified Florida address, was taken into custody around…
Medstar EMS granted city business license
For the second time this month, the Atmore City Council unanimously approved a request from an ambulance service for a license to do business within the city. But, as city officials learned during the November 27 session, there won’t be a third ambulance service operating here on a regular basis. At least not yet. Mike Sandell, senior operations manager for Medstar EMS, told council members that his company was merely…
Mark your calendar for fall, Halloween events
Haunted House 2017 The YMCA and Greater Escambia Council for the Arts are sponsoring Haunted House 2017, Friday, Saturday, and Monday, October 27, 28, and 30. The time for young children is 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., each night. Teens and adults may come from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The ticket price is $5, non-refundable. Haunted House 2017 will be located at the YMCA, 501 S. Pensacola Avenue, Atmore.…
Pioneer Day set in Grove Hill
To help celebrate the state’s bicentennial, the Clarke County Museum will host a bigger Pioneer Day with longer hours. The 18th annual event will be Saturday, Oct. 28, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the museum in Grove Hill. The free living history event features costumed re-enactors demonstrating early life in southwest Alabama. The Willie Overton Memorial Tractor & Engine show will be another featured event. More than 25 demonstrations…
Railroad Junction Day coming up in Flomaton
Downtown Flomaton will be filled with good food, entertainment, arts and crafts, model train displays and an antique car show Saturday, Sept. 23, for the annual Railroad Junction Day. The day will kick off at 7:30 a.m. with a 5-K run and walk sponsored by the Youth Student Ministry of First Baptist Church. Registration is $30 and the race will begin and end at the church. For more information, call…