Deacons delivering gifts
Each year, the Men’s Department at Mt. Gillead Missionary Baptist Church fills Christmas gift bags for the male residents at Atmore Nursing Center. This year, they delivered bags to 32 residents Wednesday, December 20. The bags contain caps and socks and toiletries. Shown making deliveries are, from left, David Quarker, Wayne Gray, Harold Williams, William Thomas and Alfred Ingram.
PCI Christmas parade
It was worth waiting for. The Poarch Christmas Parade was postponed from Friday, December 8, to Tuesday, December 19. On the 8th, the weather forecast was for sleet and snow. On the 19th, many of the people in the parade and those lining the route were in short sleeves. And, as the parade rolled, there was patchy fog in the area. True South Alabama weather. The theme for this year’s…
Christmas cheer at ACH
Stitches, Atmore Community Hospital mascot, made rounds at ACH Saturday morning, spreading Christmas cheer to 23 patients as well as visitors and employees. Stitches was assisted by Kharina Gorme in the lab department. Hospital Auxiliary members Patsy Brown and Marlene Forrester also gave out Christmas items. Shown above, Stitches gives a candy cane to Landen Simpson and Jasmine Martin. Below, Stitches visits with RN Bethany Ealum. News photo by Ditto…
Man tries to run down officers
An Atmore man, initially suspected of stealing several items from a local business, remained in the Escambia County Detention Center this week, charged with attempting to run down two Atmore police officers who were trying to arrest him on the theft charge. According to an employee of the county jail’s booking and release division, Marvin Angelo Moorer of Atmore is being held on two counts of attempted murder of a…