Driver hospitalized
An Atmore man was hospitalized after a single-vehicle mishap that occurred on Wilson Avenue around 7:19 p.m. last Wednesday, Nov. 23. According to Atmore Police Department reports, 35-year-old Scottie Hall was taken by ambulance to a Bay Minette hospital for treatment of the injuries he suffered when he lost control of his vehicle and crashed along the narrow city street. Reports show that Hall’s 2009 Dodge Avenger left the roadway…
Historic marker unveiling
Former students of Escambia County Training School will join students of state and local history, public officials and others this Friday, Dec. 2, in unveiling and dedicating a marker commemorating the former school’s designation as a historic landmark. The ceremony is set for 9:30 a.m. at 100 Martin Luther King Drive, where the former school, which opened in 1926 and closed in 1970, was established as the county’s first public…
No serious injuries
An Escambia Academy senior escaped serious injury when she lost control of her 2005 Nissan Maxima around 2:10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, while traveling on Cowpen Creek Road, about a half-mile from Jerkins Loop. According to Alabama State Trooper reports, the teen suffered “non-life threatening” injuries and was taken to a local hospital, where she was treated and released. The car was a total loss.
Brown execs award checks to ECHS, FHS
Among the business conducted during the Monday, Nov. 28, Atmore City Council meeting were the approval of two agreements related to lighting and traffic signals near Rivercane Industrial Park and the swap of small tracts of land with Poarch Creek Indian officials. But the agenda item that drew the most attention was the formal announcement of the winners of a contest among local schools to name the access road to…
Thanksgiving supper at church
By NANCY KARRICK Special to Atmore News Just reading the title of this article brings to mind rows of tables with traditional church food, and a huge turkey as the centerpiece. Imagine the mashed potatoes and gravy, sweet potatoes with pecan and brown sugar topping, dressing, green bean casserole, rolls, deviled eggs, cranberry sauce, congealed salad, and desserts. Oh, the desserts which defy description, each more delicious than the first…