Storm preparedness update from city hall
Be prepared. Stay off the roads. Be safe. That’s the message that came from Atmore Police Chief Chuck Brooks Friday afternoon. At 2:30 Brooks held a meeting with the media, Mayor Jim Staff, Atmore Fire Chief Ron Peebles and Captain Daniel Love, Street Department Manager Calvin Grace, and APD Office Manager Samatha Bennett. This was a 48-hour pre-storm meeting as required by FEMA. Brooks said the city is ready. Fuel…
Officials readying for storm; sandbags available today
City of Atmore officials are in the planning stages of preparing for tomorrow’s anticipated arrival of Tropical Storm Nate, or possibly Hurricane Nate.   “We are steadily preparing for any impact on the city that the storm might have,” said a spokesman for Police Chief Chuck Brooks. “We are still watching, assessing and continuing to monitor the possible effects and impact the tropical storm could have on the city.”  …
To Kill a Mockingbird going on as planned … for now
Atmore News has been in touch with Sharon Poulsen, president of Greater Escambia Council for the Arts, about the remaining shows of To Kill a Mockingbird. As of now (Friday morning), all shows are going on as planned. At tonight’s show (Friday), the cast and crew will make a decision about going ahead or rescheduling the Saturday and Sunday shows until next weekend (October 14 and 15). We will post…