Police still hunting suspect in Assembly Hall shootings
Atmore police were still looking Monday afternoon for the suspect who shot three people inside an Atmore gathering place early Sunday morning. The shooting took place inside the Assembly Hall, which formerly operated as the Chick-A-Dee Club, located near the intersection of Ashley and Carver streets. Police said the three victims, all males in their 30s or 40s, were taken by ambulance to Atmore Community Hospital, where one was treated…
Obituaries for the week of Nov. 14, 2018
Linda Gale Weaver Mrs. Linda Gale Weaver, age 56, passed away Monday, November 5, 2018 at her home in Perdido, Al a. Mrs. Weaver was a native of Atmore, AL and had resided in Perdido, AL since 1994. She was a loving mother, grandmother and friend to all. She was a member of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians and worked with the tribe for 34 years. She was of…
Obituaries for the week of November 04,2018
Craig Sullivan Mr. Craig Sullivan, Sr., age 59, of McCullough, Ala., passed away Tuesday, October 30, 2018. He was born in New Hebron, Miss.  Anyone who met him knew they had made a friend for life. He was preceded in death by his father, Cary T. Sullivan; brother, James Michael Sullivan; grandson, Connor Leigh Boyd; mother-in-law, Inez Fordham; paternal grandparents, Royce Leon Halle and Jessie Watts Halle Walker; maternal grandparents,…
No place, no time for hate
At a recent church service, the sermon focused on the 12th chapter of Mark’s Gospel, which describes Jesus’ answer to a question from a scribe about which Commandment is “first of all.” Jesus replies with the Shema: “Hear O Israel, the Lord our God, the Lord is one; and you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind,…
CIE names new CEO
Special to Atmore News Creek Indian Enterprises Development Authority (CIEDA) has announced the appointment of Cody Williamson as the new President/CEO. Before moving into the President/CEO position, Williamson served as a member of the CIEDA board of directors for three years in addition to holding high ranking positions with Wind Creek Hospitality. Most recently he held the position of Vice- President of Regulatory Compliance and before that he was the…