Car, school bus collide
Two Frisco City women — one of whom was later transferred by helicopter to an area trauma center — were seriously injured March 1 when the vehicle in which they were traveling was struck broadside by a loaded school bus. According to Atmore Police Department reports, the driver of a 1999 Ford Taurus, 66-year-old Maxine Smith and a passenger in the vehicle, Mary Owens, 77, were hurt in the crash,…
Hall of Fame to induct Dale Ash
Seven outstanding citizens will be inducted in the Atmore Area Hall of Fame April 28: Athletics – Willie Parker and Earl Miller; Government – Stephanie Bryan and Weldon Vickrey; Business – Dale Ash and Bill Farr; Medicine – Ima Joan Helton-Crawford The induction ceremony and dinner will be held Saturday, April 28, 6 p.m., at The Club, Highway 21, Atmore. Tickets, $25 each, are available at Atmore News. Note: Everyone…
Honoring Vietnam veterans
Atmore VFW Auxiliary #7016 is hosting the Fifth Annual Vietnam Veterans Day Saturday, March 31, 4 p.m., in the Atmore YMCA. Scheduled guest speakers include U.S. Congressman Bradley Byrne, VFW State Commander Dennis Doherty, and VFW Auxiliary State President Donna Howell. All Vietnam veterans and their families are invited. The event is open to the public.
Obituaries for the week of February 28, 2018
Katie Hadley Hall Mrs. Katie Hadley Hall, age 88, a native of Perdido, Ala. and a resident of Mobile, Ala., passed away February 20, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband William Hall; parents, Clarke and Evie Hadley; two sons, Ephen Hall and Darrell Hall; two sisters, Virginia Hubbard and Mattie Mae Boatwright; brothers, Willie Hadley and Willard Hadley. Mrs. Hall is survived by one daughter, Trudie (Winston)…
Suspect, victim identified in Atmore drive-by shooting
An Atmore teen was arrested February 27 by Atmore police and charged with the attempted murder of another teen who was critically injured in a drive-by shooting. According to Escambia County Detention Center records, the shooter – De’Andre Lamar Mitchell, 17, of a Tumbling Lane address – is being held under $100,000 bond on one count of attempted murder. The nature of the crime resulted in the automatic charging of…