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Man struck by his own car, killed while broken down on Atmore highway

A pedestrian was killed by his own car in Atmore as his vehicle was being towed early Sunday morning. Ray L. Singleton, 77, was struck and killed after Jimmy E. Barnes drove his 2013 Dodge Ram truck into Singleton’s broken-down car, which was in the process of being towed from the shoulder of the highway around 2:40 a.m. on Sunday.
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FAOG holds Celebration of Freedom service

Women and men in the United States military were honored and recognized during First Assembly of God Atmore’s Celebration of Freedom on July 3. The annual celebration is held at the church as a way to say thank you to those who are and have served the country in the armed forces. The service included patriotic songs and readings, playing of “Taps” and guest presentations.
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3 fires in Brewton, state fire marshal investigates

BREWTON, Ala. (WKRG) — Brewton firefighters were called to three fires Thursday morning, all of which are being investigated by the state fire marshal. Responders were called to a fire at Sportsman Park where a pavilion caught fire around 7 a.m. By the time firefighters arrived, the structure was engulfed in flames. The pavilion, which […]
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1930s pavilion engulfed in flames: Brewton Fire Department

BREWTON, Ala. (WKRG) — The Brewton Fire Department responded to a call about a building on fire in the early morning Thursday, June 30. Upon arriving on the scene, firefighters within the BFD found a pavilion completely covered in flames at Sportsman Park in Brewton, Ala. According to the post via Brewton Reborn Facebook, the […]
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Effort being launched to form Kiwanis club here

A two-day “prospecting” effort will be launched in mid-July by Monroeville Kiwanis members, an effort that will culminate in an informational meeting to see if there is enough local interest to establish a Kiwanis club here. The meeting, set to last from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday,...
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East Brewton planning a ‘blast’ for July 4th

In less than a week, the skies over East Brewton will be bursting in celebration of Independence Day 2022. East Brewton Mayor Terry Clark said members of the Ft. Crawford Committee and employees of the City of East Brewton have been working for months to prepare for the July 4th celebration.
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An Eagle has landed; Fountain welcomed to WSN

Coming home again is now a part of the vocabulary for East Brewton native Hugh Fountain III. During a reception held in his honor Thursday at W.S. Neal High School, Fountain reminisced about his days in school and as a football coach for the Eagles early in his career. “I’m...
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Well-known Atmore resident, business man receives, comforted by tele-stroke care at ACH

Well-known Atmore citizen Rob Faircloth got in his car one day in May, and couldn’t remember where he was going. Thinking he had stroke-like symptoms, Faircloth then walked back inside, and told his wife, Sheilo. She put him in the car and brought him to Atmore Community Hospital (ACH), where he received both good care and peace of mind through the UAB Tele-Stroke system.
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Creepy crawlies at the library

Maddie Brickett of Yarbrough’s Educational Reptiles brought her “friends” to the Atmore Public Library Friday, June 24, for the last session of the summer reading program. Kids enjoyed learning about snakes, turtles, alligators, and lizards. And some even enjoyed handling a huge python.
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Zero tolerance

Felony charges after traffic stops turn up trace amounts of meth. Atmore Police Department patrol officers logged three felony drug arrests over the past several days — including one that was actually initiated almost two years ago — each the result of an otherwise routine traffic stop. As...
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Accepting the challenge

Pastor Rickey Tedder at New Life Assembly challenged the church to raise $1,000 or more for the Women’s Resource Center in Atmore. The church responded and raised a little more than the goal. For his part of the challenge, Pastor Tedder took a pie in the face. Shown, Teresa Nichols, at left, who works at Women’s Resource Center, does the honors. Rickey’s wife Tina (back) may have had a hand in the action.
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