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Michele Gerlach, Author at The Atmore Advance

News

Wind Creek purchasing Pennsylvania casino for $1.3B

Wind Creek Hospitality, an affiliate of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, is buying Las Vegas Sands Corp.’s Pennsylvania casino for $1.3 billion, the Associated ... Read more

by Michele Gerlach, Thursday, March 8, 2018 11:23 pm

News

McGhee on Yellowhammer’s ’50 most influential’ list

Atmore’s Robbie McGhee is among those Yellowhammer News included in its 2017 list of the most powerful and influential people in Alabama. The conservative online ... Read more

by Michele Gerlach, Friday, August 25, 2017 5:28 pm

News

SNEAK PREVIEW: OWA opens Friday

The Park at OWA will officially open its doors to the public Fri., July 21, but hundreds got a sneak preview at media night Thursday. ... Read more

by Michele Gerlach, Thursday, July 20, 2017 8:50 pm

News

Wreck claims Atmore man

A single-vehicle crash at 2 p.m. Tues., July 4, claimed the life of an Atmore man. Robert Glenn Thrower, 55, was killed when the 1996 ... Read more

by Michele Gerlach, Tuesday, July 4, 2017 10:45 pm

Columnists

Cherry’s story is one of strength, forgiveness

The agenda said, “Civil rights: A classmate’s story.” We were in Selma’s Brown Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church for a session of Leadership Alabama. Brown ... Read more

by Michele Gerlach, Wednesday, January 18, 2017 12:01 am

Atmore

Former Mobile investigator to attend execution

If the execution of Vernon Madison proceeds as planned this week, Andalusia’s Wilbur Williams plans to be present. Williams, former Andalusia police chief, was a ... Read more

by Michele Gerlach, Wednesday, May 11, 2016 12:03 am

News

Prison bill fails; 270+ local jobs safe for now

More than 270 local jobs are safe for now, after the Alabama Legislature adjourned at midnight without passing a prison construction bill that would close ... Read more

by Michele Gerlach, Thursday, May 5, 2016 12:26 am

Brewton

Sheriff’s plane goes down during search for missing teen

Escambia County Sheriff Grover Smith narrowly escaped injury Friday after his plane crashed near Alco Park. Smith was flying the department’s gyro plane as part ... Read more

by Michele Gerlach, Friday, February 12, 2016 4:49 pm

Atmore

Unforgettable service

Carlee retires after 41 years with city When Glenn Carlee went to work for the Atmore Police Department, he wasn’t exactly old enough to get ... Read more

by Michele Gerlach, Wednesday, January 13, 2016 12:06 am

Atmore

Carlee had memorable moments during career

When Glenn Carlee looks back over a lifetime of police work, there are a number of cases that stand out. Too many of the memorable ... Read more

by Michele Gerlach, Wednesday, January 13, 2016 12:05 am

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