Atmore native appointed state AG
Governor Robert Bentley announced on Friday, February 10, the appointment of Steven Marshall, former Marshall County District Attorney, as the new Alabama Attorney General. Marshall will fill the vacancy left by Luther Strange upon his appointment to the Unites States Senate. Marshall, who was born in Atmore, is the nephew of Atmore resident Nancy Everette Helton. His parents, now deceased, were Conrad “Shine” and Mary Jo Everette Marshall. The Marshall…
Local man charged in thefts
Tyson Phillips, 19, of a Jacks Springs Road address in Atmore, was arrested recently on several outstanding warrants charging him with theft-related crimes. According to a press release from the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office, a man believed to be Phillips was spotted walking along Jack Springs Road, near Smith Dairy Road, on January 19. Deputies stopped the man and questioned him regarding his name and date of birth, but he…
Bid awarded for access road
Atmore City Council members swept through a two-item agenda in less than five minutes Monday (February 13), accepting a bid for construction of the industrial access road to the new Brown Precision factory and giving the green light to another parade. The council, short one member due to the illness of District 3’s Chris Walker, unanimously approved a resolution to accept the bid submitted by Grady Ralls & Sons to…