Meth, pot, crack, pills seized
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer An Atmore resident was one of two men arrested on drug trafficking charges after local, state and federal lawmen raided a Flomaton residence on November 19. Derrick Devon Jones, 42, of a Montgomery Street address in Atmore, and 43-year-old Dennis C. Crosby Jr. of Flomaton were arrested after the multi-agency officers discovered methamphetamine, crack cocaine, marijuana and Ecstasy inside a home on Jordan Landing…
Fatal crash
Atmore native killed in single-car mishap during visit home By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Gordon Nichols was killed early Friday, November 29, in a single-vehicle crash on Deere Creek Road. Nichols, an Atmore native and Escambia County High School graduate, was reportedly visiting family members in Atmore over Thanksgiving. Nichols, 28, worked as a community property manager for The Shopping Center Group’s Birmingham office. The son of Randy and…
Obituaries, week of December 1, 2019
Linda Diane Colbert Rolin Mrs. Linda Diane Colbert Rolin, age 70, passed away Wednesday, November 27, 2019 in Brewton, Ala. She was a native of Laurel, Miss. and resided in Atmore, Ala. most of her life. She was a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, cared for everyone and helped anyone in need. Her oldest great granddaughter said she was the greatest great-grandmother on earth. She was preceded…