Atmore News

Reading at RPES
The Cat in the Hat made a special visit to Rachel Patterson Elementary School Thursday, March 2, as a part of the national celebration of his creator’s birthday, Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss. For 20 years, the National Education Association has used the occasion of Seuss’ birthday to encourage children to read. The first week of March has been designated as Read Across America Week. At Rachel…
Obituaries for the week of March 8, 2017
Homer “BUD” Mitchell Mr. Homer “BUD” Mitchell, age 101, passed away Sunday, March 5, 2017 at Willow Trace Nursing and Rehab Center in Butler, Ala. He was born in Castleberry, Ala., (Conecuh County) to the late Ben and Rosie Mitchell. He had been a resident of Atmore, Ala., Freemanville Community, for over seventy years. He was a farmer and member of Antioch Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by…
Obituaries for the week of March 1, 2017
Harold McElhaney Mr. Harold McElhaney, age 75, passed away Thursday, February 23, 2017 in Atmore, Ala. He was a native and former resident of Bratt, Fla. and has resided in Atmore most of his life. He was the owner and operator of Wayside Grocery for 27 years, an expert fisherman and avid Alabama Fan. He was preceded in death by his parents, Aubrey McElhaney and Vira Hadley. Mr. McElhaney is…