Flomaton teen killed
A 19-year-old Flomaton woman was killed Friday night, December 22, after she was thrown from her car, then twice run over by drivers who did not see her lying in the roadway. According to Florida Highway Patrol reports, Daizee Brooke Angus was driving a 2007 Chevy Impala eastward on Escambia County (Fla.) Road 4A around 8 p.m. when she “failed to negotiate a left curve” and lost control of the…
Attempted abduction?
A local woman experienced a scare last week when another woman followed her around Atmore’s Walmart, claiming that the shopper’s 8-year-old son actually belonged to her. No arrest was made in the December 19 incident after police determined that the woman trying to claim the child suffered from “mental issues” and was apparently not a genuine threat. “The woman apparently thought the child belonged to her,” explained Atmore Police Department…
Farm to Table
A pre-Christmas partnership between a local commercial bank, an area food bank and a local church’s feed-the-hungry ministry is helping fill empty stomachs in and around Atmore during the holidays. About two dozen volunteers, including a contingent of seven United Bank employees that included the bank’s top officer, the pastor and members of Empowerment Tabernacle and representatives of Theodore-based Feeding the Gulf Coast met December 19 and gleaned white radishes…
Pride honors Yard of the Month
By TOM TSCHIDA Special to Atmore News As fall approaches, long before the Christmas season, the Roberts family can be found hard at work planning the year’s Christmas light debut. John and Sylvia start this labor of love in October – checking bulbs, fixing displays, running cords, and determining what new items to add each year. Fifteen years ago, John hung a few sets of lights on his home just to…
‘Wrapping Up Christmas’
What a great way to finish the Christmas season. Greater Escambia Council for the Arts will present a concert, “Wrapping Up Christmas,” Friday, December 29, at 7 p.m., with GECA performers singing, dancing and playing holiday music. Scheduled to perform are instrumentalists and vocalists including the Stahlys, Grace Terry, Dan Johnson, Phil Johnson, a mass choir, and others. There will also be a performance by the Walnut Hill Cloggers. All…