Obituaries for the week of November 04,2018
Craig Sullivan Mr. Craig Sullivan, Sr., age 59, of McCullough, Ala., passed away Tuesday, October 30, 2018. He was born in New Hebron, Miss.  Anyone who met him knew they had made a friend for life. He was preceded in death by his father, Cary T. Sullivan; brother, James Michael Sullivan; grandson, Connor Leigh Boyd; mother-in-law, Inez Fordham; paternal grandparents, Royce Leon Halle and Jessie Watts Halle Walker; maternal grandparents,…
No place, no time for hate
At a recent church service, the sermon focused on the 12th chapter of Mark’s Gospel, which describes Jesus’ answer to a question from a scribe about which Commandment is “first of all.” Jesus replies with the Shema: “Hear O Israel, the Lord our God, the Lord is one; and you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind,…
CIE names new CEO
Special to Atmore News Creek Indian Enterprises Development Authority (CIEDA) has announced the appointment of Cody Williamson as the new President/CEO. Before moving into the President/CEO position, Williamson served as a member of the CIEDA board of directors for three years in addition to holding high ranking positions with Wind Creek Hospitality. Most recently he held the position of Vice- President of Regulatory Compliance and before that he was the…
Honoring volunteers
By SHERRY DIGMON News Staff Writer Each year, Atmore Area Christian Care Ministry hosts a volunteer appreciation banquet to thank the folks who make the ministry possible. This year’s event was held Thursday, October 25, at First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. The Rev. Monroe Tucker Jr., president of the AACCM board, opened with a word of welcome. One of the highlights of the banquet each year is honoring the Volunteer…
ECHS students attend Teen Driving Safety Summit
Special to Atmore News The Peer Helpers students from Escambia County High School attended the UR KEYS 2 DRV Teen Driver Safety Summit on Oct. 30. The one-day interactive event was held at the Orange Beach Event Center. Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for U.S. teens. Teen drivers have crash rates three times those of drivers 20 and older per mile driven. However, teen motor vehicle…