Obituaries, week of July 12, 2020
Brian Linden Joy Mr. Brian Linden Joy, age 61, of Atmore, Ala., passed away Thursday, July 2, 2020 at his residence. He was born in Rochester, N.H. to Stanley G. Joy and the late Dorothy Styron. He was a friend to many and would do anything to help those he called friends.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Godwin Joy and his mother, Dorothy Styron Bowden. Mr.…
Distinguished Young Women different this year
By SHERRY DIGMON News Publisher Later this month, hundreds of people should be gathering in Woodfin Patterson Auditorium on the campus of Coastal Alabama Community College in Brewton. Should be gathering, but won’t. This year, the coronavirus has affected the Distinguished Young Women program as it has most other events. Coordinators Suzanne Barnett and Molly Barnett have had to be creative in continuing the program at all this year. “We…
Meet Charming Carl
Charming Carl is looking for his “furever” family to come to the shelter to adopt him. Carl is a one-year-old Dachshund mix that is super friendly with other animals and people. He enjoys his cuddle time just as much as he does play time. Carl is up to date on vaccinations and available for adoption with a $100 adoption fee, which includes neuter. Please make plans to come meet Carl…
Our common defense
Bradley Bryne U.S. Congressman Last week, the House Armed Services Committee, which I’m proud to be a member of, passed and sent to the full House the William M. (Mac) Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021. This is the 60th year in a row that we have passed this act out of Committee, and since we passed it unanimously, we are optimistic it will pass the full…