Graduates honored with drive-through ceremony
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Since the novel coronavirus COVID-19 either delayed or forced radical changes in graduation ceremonies at high schools across the state, a group of Atmore-area residents thought it would be fitting to honor area graduates in a unique way. The recognition came May 2, in the form of a drive-by ceremony for 85 graduates of Escambia County High School, Escambia Academy, Northview High School and…
East Brewton man nabbed with child porn
Rabon News Staff Report A joint operation between the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office, police in East Brewton and Brewton, Alabama State Bureau of Investigation and sheriff’s offices in Conecuh, Covington and Monroe counties led to the arrest of an East Brewton man on child pornography charges. Escambia County Sheriff Heath Jackson announced in a press release that a search warrant was executed Monday, May 11, at an address in the…
City’s proposed pool opening, closing
News Staff Report Atmore officials posted on the city’s Facebook page the following proposed schedule for Tom Byrne Park Pool: The pool is expected to open May 26 and remain open until July 31. The following schedule was announced: Swimming & Diving Lessons 1st Session — Registration May 26, 5 p.m.-6 p.m. at Tom Byrne Park Pool; Lessons June 1-June 19 2nd Session — Registration June 15, 5 p.m.-6 p.m.…