Two injured in I-65 crash
News Staff Report A Mississippi man and woman were injured in a two-vehicle crash that occurred Sunday afternoon, August 12, a few miles south of the Atmore exit on Interstate 65. According to Alabama State Trooper reports, the collision happened around 5 p.m. in the southbound lanes of I-65, at the 49.5 mile marker. The wreck involved a 1958 Chevy sedan driven by Joseph Murphy (no age provided) of D’Iberville,…
Hitting the road
Each August, the House of Representatives typically enters a period of recess known as the August District Work Period. This is time set aside for Members of Congress to travel across their home districts visiting with the people they represent. For me, this is incredibly valuable time that I can spend listening to my constituents and gaining a better understanding of the issues impacting our area. Here is just a…
Dixie Magnolia Chapter formed
By SONDRA MCKINLEY Special to Atmore News Saturday, August 11, 2018 was an exciting day in historic Canoe, Alabama as several ladies stood together at the candlelight charter ceremony for the State of Alabama’s newest chapter of the Order Of Confederate Rose. The Dixie Magnolia Chapter as they will be known, started the chapter with 13 charter members. The Order of Confederate Rose or OCR is a heritage organization comprised…
Boyle honored by State of Alabama
News Staff Report Charlotte Boyle was selected as a Permanent Member of the Alabama Senior Citizens Hall of Fame. She was honored at a ceremony in Montgomery on August 5. The Alabama Senior Citizens Hall of Fame was created by the Alabama Legislature in 1983. In 2008, the Hall of Fame became part of the Alabama Department of Senior Services. The purpose of the department is to “bestow honor and…
The littlest volunteer
By SHERRY DIGMON News Staff Writer When this edition of Atmore News is published, Kayelyn Thomas will be back home in North Carolina. She left Sunday, August 12. Kayelyn has been in Atmore visiting her grandmother (Nana) Lillian Forney since early July. It’s not unusual for a youngster to spend time with a grandparent during the summer break. What is unusual about this summer visit is the impact Kayelyn had…