Money awarded for new turn lanes on Ala. 21
The new intersections will be built near the Wind Creek Casino entrance. By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Gov. Kay Ivey and Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) officials announced last week that an almost-$46 million funding pie is being awarded to several cities and counties for various road and bridge projects. Atmore will get a slice of that pie, although it won’t be a large slice. And the city will…
Gibbs faces new charges
Gibbs By MICHAEL TONDER Special to Atmore News Garyl Jermaine Gibbs, 47, of Monroeville was recently indicted by the Monroe County Grand Jury on four counts of first-degree sodomy and two counts of second-degree sodomy. Gibbs was the minister of A Call to Life Apostolic Church in Monroeville and Atmore. Gibbs’ legal troubles began in February when he was indicted on one count of first-degree sodomy and two counts of…
Murder suspect caught in Texas
Dailey By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer An Atmore man, sought since November 27 in the shooting death of a local teen, has been captured in Austin, Texas and is awaiting extradition to Escambia County. Atmore Police Chief Chuck Brooks said Monday, January 18, that Rodarious Tyrik Dailey, 22, was taken into custody January 14 in the Lone Star State’s capital city. Brooks did not say which agency was responsible…