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Local woman says stalked by Nodine
An Atmore woman, who last week obtained an order of protection against abuse against former Mobile County Commissioner Steve Nodine, has also sworn out a criminal complaint against him, charging that he has stalked and harassed her in her hometown. Atmore Police Chief Chuck Brooks confirmed Friday, October 20, that Nodine and his attorney have been advised of the warrant, which was sworn by Nodine’s former girlfriend, Tina Canterbury. The…
Fatal crashes – Separate mishaps claim Uriah man, Atmore man, Fla. woman
Three people lost their lives and a fourth was seriously injured in separate single-vehicle crashes that occurred less than 16 hours apart as the week began. Clinton Cole Gregson, 20, of Uriah, was pronounced dead at the scene of a Monday, October 16, mishap that happened on Butler Street, about 14 miles north of Atmore, around 5:50 a.m. According to reports filed by Alabama State Troopers, the 2012 GMC Sierra…
Bettis Memorial Highway dedicated
A crowd of more than 100, including family and friends of Kenneth L. Bettis, several state officials and more than two dozen correctional officers, gathered at Coastal Alabama Community College’s Atmore campus Monday (October 16) for the dedication of a portion of Alabama Highway 21 in honor of the former correctional officer, who died exactly 13 months prior to the ceremony. Bettis, who worked for seven years as a CO…
Obituaries for the week of October 11, 2017
Jerry Wendell Mason Mr. Jerry Wendell Mason, age 75, of Clanton, Ala., formerly of Atmore, Ala., passed away Monday, October 2, 2017 at his residence. He was a welder pipefitter for over forty-five years. He was born in Huxford, Ala. to the late William A. and Mary Kate House Mason. He was a sergeant with the 82nd Air Borne Division in the U.S. Army during Vietnam. He was a member…