Obituaries for week of July 28, 2019
Muriel Erlean Philyaw Mrs. Muriel Erlean Philyaw, age 61, passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2019 in Atmore, Ala. She was a native of Atmore and had resided in the Canoe, Ala. and Wawbeek, Ala. area for most of her life. She was a former employee at Vanity Fair as a seamstress; she was a partner of Finley’s Gas Station and worked as a CNA at Atmore Nursing Care and caring for…
PCI, ECHA negotiate hospital land swap
Atmore News has confirmed from several sources that Poarch Band of Creek Indians and Escambia County Healthcare Authority have negotiated a land swap that will result in a new hospital being built in almost the same location as originally planned. According to the sources, the agreement calls for Poarch to give ECHA 10 acres along Alabama 21, just a few hundred yards south of Atmore’s Rivercane retail and industrial park.…