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Crook signs record deal
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer A former Atmore emergency dispatcher, already well known to local and regional country music fans, has signed a recording contract with a Nashville, Tenn.-based record label that will release his first national single in January. Ricky Crook, who has paid his dues by performing at several small venues in and around Atmore, Escambia County and elsewhere in the Southeast over the past several years,…