Stewart seeks District 3 seat
The following announcement was submitted by the candidate. Scottie Stewart is running for County Commissioner in District 3. He is a life long resident and graduated from Flomaton High School. His wife of 23 years, Alice Nolin Stewart, is a native of Flomaton. They have four children: Dawson, Reagan, Brody and Finn. Scottie is an active member of Liberty Baptist Church in the Pineview Community. His faith is important to…
Former Atmore resident drowns
News Staff Report Donald Ray Helton died doing one of the two things he loved most in life. The 79-year-old Cantonment man, who was born in Huxford and lived part of his life in the Atmore area, was a diehard University of Alabama football fan and an avid fisherman. He was enjoying the second passion when he lost his life. Helton’s body was discovered August 2 by Florida Fish and…
UB photo contest winners announced
News Staff Report Three Atmore residents took top honors in United Bank’s 2018 Farm and Landscape Photo Contest. The winners were announced at a luncheon Wednesday, July 25. First and second place winners were Amanda Jones and Ditto Gorme, respectively. Bailey Hayles was a finalist in the photo contest. Grand Prize and President’s Choice Award winner was Corey McDonald. People’s Choice Award winner was Lisa Parks. News photo by Kharina…
Byrne: ‘Better Off Now’
By SHERRY DIGMON News Staff Writer Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL) kicked off a series of town hall meetings last week, with the second of 12 being held in Atmore Tuesday, July 31. The meetings are being held during Congress’ August District Work Period. Known as the “Better Off Now” Town Hall Tour, Byrne is holding public town halls in each of the counties that make up Alabama’s First Congressional District.…
Mural dedication is Friday
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Emily Harp is happy with the fact that artist Patti Gillespie finished ahead of schedule her conversion of the outer wall of Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce headquarters into a work of art, except for one thing. The early finish has forced Harp, the Chamber’s executive director, and her staff to hurry in order to put together a dedication ceremony for the 12-feet-by-30-feet painting…