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.…
Healthcare Authority reorganizes
Griffin named CEO; Rowell to chair board  News Staff Report Escambia County Healthcare Authority’s recent reorganization of its health system has resulted in the naming of Chris Griffin as the authority’s chief executive officer. Griffin will have the overall responsibility for all the Authority’s operating entities: Atmore Community Hospital, including its clinics and home health agency; D.W. McMillan Memorial Hospital and its clinics, as well as D.W. McMillan Emergency Medical…
Contraband sweep at Holman
ECSO part of 300-member task force in raid  By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Alabama Department of Corrections agents and officers, backed by resources from numerous state, city and county agencies, conducted a joint law enforcement operation in an effort to find and remove contraband from the William C. Holman Correctional Facility near Atmore. More than 300 law enforcement officers from DOC and 10 supporting agencies moved into the prison…
2 arrested
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer A 19-year-old Atmore man, already reportedly the subject of a robbery warrant, now also faces a felony marijuana possession charge after police recognized him when he drove by the scene of an unrelated arrest. Atmore Police Chief Chuck Brooks confirmed late last week that Demetrius Cordell Crenshaw was charged by city police with one count each of first degree possession of marijuana and possession…