Obituaries for week of February 24, 2019
James Lavon Roley  Mr. James Lavon Roley, age 78, of Atmore, Ala., passed away Sunday, February 17, 2019, at his home.  He was born in Atmore to the late Samuel and Bessie Godwin Roley. He attended Ernest Ward High School and later served in the Army National Guard. He attended Atmore First Assembly of God Church. He owned and operated James Roley Construction Company for over forty years. He had a…
Ribbon cutting
The Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Rolin Construction, Thursday, February 14. Chamber board members, friends and family joined the owners and employees for the occasion. Shown are, from left, Emily Wilson, Dale Ash, Brandy Jones, Leslie Henderson, Shawn Rounsavall, Jeff Blanchard, Seth Smith, Leilani Mason, Amber Turk, Emilee Waters, Angela Turk, Jessica Rolin Bailey, Freddy Alvizo, Shawn Rolin, David Chapman, Stephanie Rolin, Brandon Beachy, Candace…
ACS falls to East Hill in PCC Final Four
By JOSH FRYE News Sports Writer Atmore Christian School was defeated by East Hill Christian Academy on February 16, ending the team’s run in the Panhandle Christian Conference Final Four. ACS had a good start against the Eagles, with Caden Battles nailing a 3-pointer and Kyle Hostetler scoring 4 points in the first period, but the Rams were outscored 14-8. During the second period, Battles hit another 3-point shot, Reese…
Valentine’s fun
From left in foreground, Patricia Burcham and Lennie Johnson enjoy the February 14 Valentine’s Day party at Atmore Nursing Center. Employees of Atmore’s Family Dollar and others brought balloons, chocolates, cards and roses for the residents. Atmore Christian School students on guitar and other instruments serenaded the group, and all enjoyed games, snacks and fellowship in ANC’s activities center, which was festively decorated for the occasion.
U.S. News & World Report: Wind Creek Atmore among state’s top hotels
News Staff Report Wind Creek Casino & Hotel, located just outside Atmore and owned by Poarch Band of Creek Indians, was listed as one of the top hotels in Alabama in a U.S. News & World Report analysis of the state’s lodging establishments. The national news magazine’s Top 15 hotels included the local hostel as the eighth-best stay in the state. The rankings were based on an analysis of expert…