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Shooting arrest
ECSO still investigating late-May assault at Freemanville teen center Rostchild By DON FLETCHERNews Staff Writer County sheriff’s investigators are still working to determine just what happened to trigger a shooting incident that erupted during a late-May gathering in Freemanville and left one person in critical condition.According to a story published online June 7 by WKRG-TV, a large crowd had gathered for what started as a “rap battle” between a group…
My story, part 1
Digmon For months, I’ve told the folks here at Atmore News I wanted the entire front page when our legal mess was finished. And now, it’s finished. All charges have been dismissed – with prejudice, meaning we cannot be arrested for the same charges.But as you can see, I didn’t want the entire front page after all. Instead, I want to tell my story – and in part our stories…
Tractor Supply stabbing suspect jailed
Still By DON FLETCHERNews Staff Writer Atmore police have released the name of the only person charged in the April 23 knife fight that took place in the Lindberg Avenue parking lot of Tractor Supply.Although the Escambia County Detention Center website has no record of the arrest, WKRG-TV reported that Atmore Police Department Sgt. Darrell McMann posted to APD’s Facebook page that 19-year-old Luke Still was arrested May 29 when…
Suspect accused of killing Ramey’s cashier taken into custody by BCSO
Adams By DON FLETCHERNews Staff Writer Baldwin County authorities have arrested a third suspect in the May 11 shooting that disrupted a May Day celebration in Stockton and left three people dead, including an Atmore grocery store cashier, and wounded 15 others.According to a press release from the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office, 25-year-old Mack Arthur Adams of Bay Minette was arrested June 7 and is charged with two counts of…
Council OKs tractor purchase
By DON FLETCHERNews Staff Writer Atmore City Council members approved during their Monday, June 10, meeting the purchase of a new tractor and cutter for the city’s Streets & Sanitation Department, the only item on the meeting agenda.Mayor Pro Tem Shawn Lassiter presided over the session due to the absence of Mayor Jim Staff, and all five council members voted in favor of the resolution.The John Deere machine will be…