Obituaries, week of November 17, 2019
Robert Franklin Johnson, Jr.   Mr. Robert Franklin Johnson, Jr., age 63, passed away Saturday, November 9, 2019 in Mobile, Ala. He was a native and life-long resident of Atmore, Ala. He was a retired mechanic from Gulf Construction with ten years of service; a veteran serving with the US Army in Special Forces and was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert F. Johnson,…
Meet Little Anne
Beautiful Little Anne is a two-year-old female redbone coon hound who is looking for a cozy spot in front of a nice, warm fireplace to curl up and spend these cool evenings. She is the sweetest, most loving and well-mannered girl! She loves to play, give out kisses and enjoy lazy days with cuddling time. Little Anne is up to date on vaccinations and available for adoption with a $100…
Williams named to sports hall of fame
News Staff Report Lasheka D. Williams of Atmore was among the inductees in the 42nd Annual Miles College Sports Hall of Fame ceremony held October 4. Williams, the daughter of Theodis and Brenda Williams of Atmore, is a 2005 graduate of Escambia County High School. While in high school, she participated in softball, basketball, dance, and cheerleading. “While participating in sports, softball has always been my passion since being introduced…
Celebrating an anniversary
Ken and Jean Holcombe are celebrating an anniversary this month. The couple met at Buster Joyner’s Ice Cream Parlor when it was on South Main Street. They met in July and married November 19, 1951. When asked the secret to a long marriage, Jean said, “You’ve got to give. God’s help is the main thing.” Jean said she prayed before they married, “If he’s not the right one, put a…