Obituaries for the week of July 29, 2018
Jacqueline Lee “Jackie” Minor Sellers Mrs. Jacqueline Lee “Jackie” Minor Sellers, age 87, passed away Tuesday, July 24, 2018 in Atmore, Ala. She was a native of Lafayette, Ind. and has resided in Atmore since 1973. She was a member of Easter Star 50 + years and Brooks Memorial Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her father and mother, Roy L. and Marcia A. Minor; two sisters, Lucile…
 New Healthcare Facility Process and Management Transition Begins for Atmore Community Hospital
The following press release was issued Friday morning, July 27, by the Escambia County Healthcare Authority and the Atmore Community Hospital Board.  Atmore, AL – The Escambia County Healthcare Authority and the Atmore Community Hospital Board is pleased to announce that after much input from community leaders, consultants and others, a decision has been made to begin the initial process for pursuing a new healthcare facility for the Atmore Community.…
Standing up for ICE
The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, commonly known as ICE, is the federal law enforcement agency tasked with enforcing our nation’s border control, customs, trade, and immigration laws. The agency was formed back in 2002 when Congress passed the Homeland Security Act. ICE has over 20,000 employees, including over 400 offices in the United States and additional offices in 46 other countries. ICE is responsible for enforcement and removal…
VFW Auxiliary announces new and unique fundraiser
Special to Atmore News The Atmore Memorial VFW Auxiliary to Post 7016 will host Quickest Quack on the Creek, a rubber duck race, on Saturday, August 25, at Magnolia Branch Wildlife Reserve. Registration begins at 10 a.m., with ‘Quack Off” at 11 a.m. This is a new and exciting venture for the Auxiliary! The Auxiliary has rounded up some very ambitious ducks for the race. These ducks are in search…