Obituaries for the week of October 21,2018
Robert Haskew Middleton   Mr. Robert Haskew Middleton, Sr., age 97, of Atmore, Ala., passed away Tuesday, October 16, 2018 in Fairhope, Ala. He was a retired salesmen.  He was born in Pineapple, Ala. to the late James Lambert and Phenie Owens Middleton. He served in the U. S. Army as a WWII Veteran and was member of the American Legion Post 90 in Atmore giving seventy-five Years of Service.…
Oberkirch named FNB&T Sr. VP and COO
Special to Atmore News Atmore, Ala. – The Board of Directors of First Suncoast Trust Bancshares, Inc. and subsidiary bank, First National Bank & Trust, have named Paul Oberkirch a Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. FNB&T President and CEO Glen Davis said, “I am pleased that Paul has joined FNB&T. He will be a valuable asset to our bank and management team. With his twenty years of…
Water infrastructure vital to Alabama’s economy
There are very few places in the United States that can boast the sort of diverse infrastructure we have here in Alabama. There are 11 interstates, over 3,000 miles of freight rail, five commercial airports, and more than 132,000 miles of rivers and stream channels in our state. One of our state’s most important pieces of infrastructure is the Port of Mobile, the 10th largest port and fastest growing container…
Workshop set for bereaved spouses
The holidays are not a joyous time for everyone, especially those who have lost a spouse. A free workshop will be offered this Friday that may help if you’re one of these people. “Coping Skills for the Holidays” is a workshop that presents tested suggestions, which have proven helpful in making the holiday season more comfortable for surviving spouses. The workshop will include lectures, media, workbooks and inspirational activities to…
BCHM hosting WWI and WWII exhibit
Special to Atmore News The sixth annual exhibit of the “WWI & WWII – Memories of Baldwin County” will be on display at the Baldwin County Heritage Museum (BCHM) in Elberta from October 17 through December 16. Admission is free and the museum is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday. The exhibit, endorsed by the Alabama Bicentennial Commission and sponsored by BCHM, features the role Baldwin…