Shots fired?
Atmore police were sent to three locations within the city Sunday night, June 25, in response to reports of gunfire, but were unable to find the person or persons believed to have fired the shots. At least four residents of the city’s southeastern sector called to report hearing what was believed to be single, spaced-out shots and several staccato bursts from an automatic weapon. The shots rang out around 11:15…
Guess how many dimes – Junior Auxiliary holding fund-raiser
The American Legion Junior Auxiliary is holding a fund-raiser but not for themselves. Proceeds will benefit the USA Women’s and Children’s Hospital (Children’s Miracle Network). It will cost you $1 for one guess – how many dimes are in the bottle. The winner will receive a $50 gift card. The deadline for submitting a guess is Monday, July 31. The winner will be announced that day. The bottle of dimes…
GECA to present ‘Annie’ – 8 shows scheduled
The Greater Escambia Council for the Arts began work in May on the big summer show coming up the last of July and the first of August. “Annie” is a huge show with 98 roles. Show dates are July 27 through 30 and August 3 through 6. Tickets are not yet available. Just to whet your appetite, here’s a list of the folks in the show. Some will fill multiple…
Local Verizon store not closing
Verizon Communications admits that it will soon cease to operate its Verizon Wireless store in Atmore, but a company spokesperson said that rumors of the local store’s closing are more than a little off-base. Jeannine Brew, an external communications spokesperson with Verizon Communications, said the company would in late July divest itself of several small stores, including Atmore’s, as part of an announced reorganization plan that is designed to pave…
Davis named among top real estate professionals
Patty Helton Davis of PHD Realty was named one of America’s top real estate professionals by REAL Trends, as advertised in The Wall Street Journal. She is now a member of the “The Thousand Top Real Estate Professionals,” a prestigious national awards ranking sponsored annually by REAL Trends and advertised in The Wall Street Journal. Davis is now ranked in the top one-half of 1 percent of the more than…