Alabama

Vehicular homicide – Passenger dies, charges pending against DUI suspect
An Atmore man, driver of the only vehicle involved in an April 14 crash on Alabama 21, was initially arrested and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol. Now he could also face a vehicular homicide charge. That charge became a possibility after Antonio Richardson, 38, of Freemanville, died Monday, April 16, reportedly from severe head trauma he suffered in the crash. Richardson was one of two passengers ejected…
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…
Fatal crashes – Separate mishaps claim Uriah man, Atmore man, Fla. woman
Three people lost their lives and a fourth was seriously injured in separate single-vehicle crashes that occurred less than 16 hours apart as the week began. Clinton Cole Gregson, 20, of Uriah, was pronounced dead at the scene of a Monday, October 16, mishap that happened on Butler Street, about 14 miles north of Atmore, around 5:50 a.m. According to reports filed by Alabama State Troopers, the 2012 GMC Sierra…
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…