Alabama

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…
Obituaries for the week of June 21, 2017
Luvern Passmore Mrs. Luvern Passmore, age 105, passed away Monday, June 12, 2017 in Pensacola, Fla. She was a native of Brewton, Ala. and a longtime resident of Pensacola. She was a member of Olive Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Master Sergeant Melton Passmore and seven brothers, Marshall, Raymond, Juber, Edward, Aaron, Roger and Amond Steele. Mrs. Passmore is survived by her son and daughter-in-law,…
Church Calendar
Robinsonville Baptist Church will continue VBS through Friday, June 23 from 6 until 8:30 p.m. nightly. The theme is Galactic Starveyors. Ages kindergarten through 6th grade. Gaines Chapel A.M.E. Church will host its VBS — Glow For Jesus — June 19-23 Children classes are from 8:45 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Adult classes will begin daily at 10 a.m. Breakfast, snack and lunch will be served daily. For more information, visit…
Obituaries for the week of June 7, 2017
Betty Marshall Burkett Mrs. Betty Marshall Burkett, age 78, of Atmore, Ala. passed away Tuesday May 30, 2017 in Atmore. She was retired from Alabama Power Company after many years of service. She was born in Atmore to the late Elmer Earl and Ruth Cole Marshall. She was a member of The First Presbyterian Church of Atmore. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy L. Burkett and one…
Jailed for embezzlement – Atmore woman charged with stealing thousands
An Atmore woman who had worked for and with a local realtor for several years was arrested last week and charged with embezzling a “significant amount” of money from the realtor’s business. Atmore Police Chief Charles Brooks confirmed Monday that Jaime LeAnne McCoy, 33, was arrested by APD investigators on a charge of first-degree theft of property. McCoy was booked into the Escambia County Detention Center last Thursday, June 1,…