Digmon facing three felony charges

School board member arrested twice on different charges; two others face felonies

Escambia County (Ala.) School Board member Sherry Digmon has been arrested twice within a week on charges her newspaper (Atmore News) released grand jury secrets and was arrested again on ethics violations for approving bills as a school board member that benefited the Atmore News and the Atmore magazine.

Digmon, 72, 405 South Main St., Atmore, along with Atmore News reporter Don Fletcher, 69, 204 Marshall Ave., Atmore, and school board employee Veronica Ashley Fore, 47, 3998 Ridge Road, Brewton, were arrested Friday on Class C felonies for revealing grand jury information. All three were rele...