Memorial Day schedule
The Atmore City Council meeting which would fall on Monday, May 28, Memorial Day, has been cancelled. The Escambia County Commission will meet on Tuesday, May 29, 9 a.m., in the County Commission Chambers, rather than Monday, the 28th. VFW Post 7016 and American Legion Post 90 will hold a Memorial Day observance Monday, May 28, 9 a.m., at the Veterans Monument in front of Atmore City Hall.
PCI donation keeps Y’s doors open — for now
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Atmore Area YMCA was reportedly just hours away from closure when a $50,000 check arrived from Poarch Band of Creek Indians and prevented a seemingly imminent lockdown of the historic building that serves as the Y’s headquarters and programs facility. Paul Chason, the Y’s chief executive officer, said he was preparing to deliver termination notices to the facility’s staff when the financial help arrived…
Fatal crash
Collision claims life of Atmore woman By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer An Atmore woman was apparently killed instantly when the vehicle she was driving crossed the center line of U.S. 31 and was plowed into by another car on May 15. According to Alabama State Trooper reports, 25-year-old Tracie Shenaye Young was killed when the 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt she was driving collided with a 2004 GMC Envoy. Troopers said…