AHS acquires Watson Cabin
By SHANNON HALL JONES Special to Atmore News Today [August 1, 2018], the Atmore Historical Society is excited to announce that we have officially acquired the Watson Cabin, which will become the home of our Museum. The Watson Cabin is located in Heritage Park and is next door to the Peavy-Webb Building, which already houses our Welcome Center. Having the Watson Cabin for museum space will be an asset to…
Questions surround man’s death
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Why did a Monroe County man steal a bobtail truck from a Beatrice lumber yard on July 31? Why did he fire an automatic rifle at lawmen who pursued the stolen semi-cab through four counties? Finally, why did the man leap to his death from one of Interstate 65’s tallest bridges after deciding to end the chase? The answers to those questions and others…
McGhee retains seat on Tribal Council
McGhee By SHERRY DIGMON News Staff Writer In a run-off election held Saturday, August 4, Poarch Creek Tribal Council Vice-Chairman Robert “Robbie” McGhee received 627 votes to retain his seat on the council. He was challenged by Amy Bryan who finished with 596 votes. The two emerged from field of four in the June election. Though McGhee received 605 votes and Bryan received 348 votes, neither received 51 percent. Executive…