Obituaries for the week of January 17, 2018
Roaino Erwin Mr. Roaino Erwin, of Atmore, Ala., passed away Sunday, December 24, 2017 at U.A.B. Hospital, Birmingham, Ala. Private graveside services were held Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 10 a.m. Christian Memorial Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements. Sandra Harris Ms. Sandra Harris of Mobile, Ala., passed away Friday, December 29, 2017 at her residence Funeral services were held Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 1 p.m. at Christian…
Obituaries for the week of January 10, 2018
Bobby Paul “Big Man” Morrison Mr. Bobby Paul “Big Man” Morrison, age 55, of Frisco City, Ala., passed away Tuesday, January 2, 2018, in Monroeville, Ala. He was a truck driver most of his life. He was born in Atmore, Ala. to the late Waymon and Betty Mae Pearson Morrison. He was a member of Crosspoint Church. He was an avid Mule Skinner and enjoyed working around His Farm. He…
Alabama Power customers warned of phone scam
Officials with Alabama Power have issued a warning that the company’s customers are the latest targets of phone scammers who try to bilk them out of their money. Here’s how the scam works: The caller claims to be a representative of Alabama Power and tells customers their account is past due and that electrical service will be turned off if a payment isn’t made immediately. The scammer then provides a telephone number to call,…
Grants available for nonprofits
Several representatives of local nonprofits met Friday, January 5, to learn about grants available from the Atmore Community Foundation (ACF), an affiliate of The Community Foundation of South Alabama. ACF was established in April 2017 to serve as a vehicle to receive donations and bequests to benefit the community in perpetuity. The ACF Advisory Committee recently announced its first competitive grant-making cycle which will award grants to local nonprofits. In…