6 to be inducted into Atmore Area Hall of Fame
By SHERRY DIGMON News Publisher Six outstanding citizens will be inducted into the Atmore Area Hall of Fame April 27. They are Dr. Wil Baker, Robert Faircloth, Ann Gordon, Novy L. Hale, the Rev. Isaac Holt, and Wayne Stacey. The 14th Annual Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Dinner is set for Saturday, April 27, 6 p.m., at The Club. Tickets, $25 each, are available at Atmore News, 128 N.…
City nominates 10 for HPC committee
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Atmore City Council members moved a step closer on Monday (April 8) to formation of a historic preservation district within the city. During a workshop that preceded the council’s regular meeting, members nominated 10 individuals who will be asked to serve on the Historic Preservation Commission committee, the group that will oversee establishment of and adherence to policies, procedures, by-laws and other aspects of…
Public meeting set on Phase II of passenger rail study
News Staff Report The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs will hold a public meeting in Atmore Tuesday, April 30, to discuss the Montgomery to Mobile portion of the state-sponsored Birmingham-Montgomery-Mobile Intercity Passenger Rail Feasibility Study’s second phase. The public meeting is set to last from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Atmore City Hall Auditorium, 201 East Louisville Avenue. The State of Alabama, by and through ADECA and…
Mayfest is coming up
By EMILY WILSON Special to Atmore News Travel to the beautiful Atmore, Alabama for Mayfest 2019 on Saturday, May 4th for a day of fun-filled family activities at Tom Byrne Park. This quaint city park — surrounded by tall longleaf pines, oak trees, a central gazebo, and walking trail —offers the perfect setting for this event. We are sure Mayfest won’t disappoint with so much fun and exciting events throughout…
Burglars busted
Adult, juvenile found holding property taken in break-ins By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer A predawn raid carried out Monday (April 15) at a Harris Street residence resulted in the arrest of a two-person burglary ring believed responsible for either stealing or acting as a fence for property stolen in a string of residential break-ins stretching from Atmore and rural Escambia County, Alabama, into Florida. Atmore Police Chief Chuck Brooks…