Summonses instead of arrests for minor crimes
Atmore City Council, sitting one member short, adopted Saturday morning (March 28) a resolution authorizing city police to issue a summons instead of making a physical arrest for most minor crimes. Suspects will still be jailed for any crime involving violence or the threat of violence, as well as any crime involving alcohol or controlled substances, if in the opinion of the investigating officer the the suspect poses a risk…
Vietnam vets event postponed
The Atmore Memorial VFW Auxiliary to Post 7016 was planning to host its annual Vietnam Veterans Day event on Saturday, March 28. However, due to the coronavirus pandemic, the event has been postponed. Auxiliary president Gayle Johnson said the date will be announced later. For more info., call 251-359-0768 or email atmorevfwaux@gmail.com.
Obituaries, week of March 29,2020
Edna “Skippy” Miller Mrs. Edna “Skippy” Miller, age 73, passed away Monday, March 23, 2020 at her home in McDavid, Fla. She was a native and life-long resident of McDavid. She was a loving mother and Nanny (Nananut). She was preceded in death by her parents, Earl and Mattie Johnson; husband, Charles Miller; daughter, Marsha Cook; step-son, Gerald Miller; grandson, Christopher Miller; brother, Charles “Choppy” Johnson; two sisters, Carol Griffis…
Home office
Unusual times call for unusual measures. Myrna Monroe has been working from home for several days. While she can access her work computer from home, having space to spread out can be challenging. An ironing board makes a perfect table – adjusted to fit your need. If you have unusual circumstances as you work from home, send us a picture and some info to sherry@atmorenews.com. Would love to see how…