Obituaries, week of October 11, 2020
Walter Russell Braswell Mr. Walter Russell Braswell, age 86, of Atmore, Ala., passed away Thursday, October 1, 2020 in Mobile, Ala. He was born in Jefferson County, Fla. to the late Jeff David and Bertha Lee Robinson Braswell. He served in The United States Army and was a member of New Home Church in Poarch, Ala.  He was preceded in death by his parents and his siblings, William David Braswell, Virginia…
Harrison re-elected to D5 council seat
Harrison Incumbent Chris Harrison tallied 121 votes to 100 for challenger Bub Gideons in the District 5 run-off election and earned a third term on the Atmore City Council. In on-site voting, Harrison gained a 111-90 advantage, and each candidate received 10 absentee votes. Gideons, who finished first in the August 25 municipal balloting, was unsuccessful in his attempt to become the council’s third new member. Shawn Lassiter (District 4)…
Precious puppy alert
Beautiful, photogenic Sydney is a 1-year-old, 15-pound female Jack Russell mix. Sydney is great with kids and other animals and she loves playing outside. She’s up to date on vaccinations and available for adoption with a $100 adoption fee, which includes spay. If you are looking to add a sweet, loving, well-mannered girl to your family, please make plans to come meet Sydney – by appointment only – Monday through…
RSTC faculty member honored among state’s top 10 nurses
Gray Special to Atmore News Dr. Roslana Gray, Health Careers Division Chairperson at Reid State Technical College, was honored Thursday, September 24, during a virtual ceremony recognizing Alabama’s top 10 nurses across the state. Gray ranked in the top 10 following nominations of over 500 submissions describing healthcare leaders as going “above and beyond” during Nursing Week 2020 as observed on www.thisisAlabama.org. The virtual event was broadcast live on the…
Drive-by birthday for Bro. Monroe
The Rev. Monroe Tucker’s 80th birthday was Friday, October 2, but his birthday celebration was held Saturday, October 3. Rev. Monroe and Sis. Nora Tucker’s twin sons – Wayne and Dewayne – are members of two motorcycles clubs, and many of their fellow riders came along and led the motorcade from the line-up at the Tuckers’ church, Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist on Pouncey Road, to the Tuckers’ home on Robinsonville…