Arrest of school bus driver confirmed
Atmore Police Chief Chuck Brooks confirmed today (Wednesday May 2) that an Escambia County Schools bus driver was arrested this morning on a misdemeanor charge in connection with his physical accosting of a student on the bus. Brooks said Arthur “Bud” Lambeth, 75, was charged in Atmore Municipal Court with one count of simple harassment. Under Alabama Code 13-A-11-8, harassment occurs when a person, “with intent to harass, annoy, or…
Obituaries for the week of May 2, 2018
Edna Mae Fore Coley Brazzell Ms. Edna Mae Fore Coley Brazzell, age 80, of Atmore, Ala., passed away Monday, April 16, 2018 at Baptist Hospital, Pensacola, Fla. She was a native of Monroeville, Ala. and had attended school in Monroe County. She was a homemaker and loved helping others in need. She had been a member of Gaines Chapel AME Church before joining Gospel Temple #1 Holiness Church in Pensacola.…
Gorme joins News staff
News Staff Report Ditto Gorme has been part of the Atmore News and “atmore” magazine family for quite some time. But he became an “official” member of the family when he joined the staff Wednesday, April 25. “A lot of people probably thought Ditto already worked for us,” Grace Publishing co-owner Myrna Monroe said. “He has been a great help with our photography, but now he’ll be taking on responsibilities…
Perdido MS students take first place in economics at state
Special to Atmore News For 14 years in a row, Perdido Middle School students in Ms. Gerri McDonald’s gifted program have taken first place honors in multiple categories in Alabama’s Council on Economic Education program. This is the fourth consecutive year that her students have placed first in the state for the Alabama Economics Challenge, Alabama’s Personal Finance Challenge, America and the Free Enterprise System Essay Competition, and America and…
Spreading the Word – in heart languages
By SHERRY DIGMON News Staff Writer The video tells the story. A large box of books is opened in a crowd of people. They scramble to get one of them. A man holds his book up, then clutches it to his chest. Then he kisses it. This scene is played out in remote areas around the world. The book is the Holy Bible. The Bible is the best-selling book in…