Obituaries for the week of January 27,2019
Mary Geneta Woods Mrs. Mary Geneta Woods, age 80, passed away Monday, January 21, 2019 at North Baldwin Infirmary in Bay Minette, Ala. She was a native of Pike County, Ala., a resident of Uriah, Ala. for the past seventy-three years. She was a member of the Semirah Springs Freewill Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lucious and Ancie Bell Register Thomas; a grandson, Jason Sturdivant;…
The sanctity of life
I am proudly pro-life. Millions of Americans are as well. The sanctity of human life is immeasurable, and the countless Americans who feel the same way should not have their voices silenced or their opinions rebuked in the mistaken claim of freedom of choice. Since I have been in Congress, I have consistently stood up for the unborn, and I continue to stand up for life. I am proud of…
Crook’s first single hits airwaves
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Like any member of the relatively large group of people seeking fame in the country music field, Atmore resident Ricky Crook has harbored a dream of hearing one of his songs on the radio. He can now mark that accomplishment off his list. Crook’s first single, “In My Truck,” was released January 14 and is starting to pick up steam, with at least two…
January is National Mentoring Month
Mayor Jim Staff signed a proclamation Monday, January 14, designating January as National Mentoring Month in Atmore, joining the rest of the nation in the observance. The purpose is to encourage citizens to recognize the importance of mentoring and to look for opportunities to serve as mentors in their communities. Shown with Mayor Staff is Aimee Risser, CEO, Big Brother Big Sisters of South Alabama.