Atmore News

Boyle attends historic change of command ceremony
Atmore resident Charlotte Boyle attended the Adjutant General Change of Command Ceremony July 28, at the Alabama National Guard Joint Forces Headquarters in Montgomery. Boyle is active in the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense program, established to promote cooperation and understanding between employers and service members. Change of Command is memorable in its right, but this ceremony was particularly historic because the new…
Greater Mount Triumph holding Women’s Day
Greater Mount Triumph Missionary Baptist Church is holding a Women’s Day program this Sunday, August 20, at the 11 a.m. service, with guest speaker Theresa M. Patterson. The speaker is the Coordinator for Early Childhood Development with the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education. She holds a BS in Early Childhood Education from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. In the area of community service, Patterson is a member of…
Two arrested for Spice possession
Two Atmore men were recently arrested in separate incidents for possession of synthetic marijuana after each openly admitted to county deputies that the controlled substance was his. Broderick Edford Autrey Jr., 29, of a Carver Avenue address, was arrested July 29 after he reportedly tossed a package from a car in which he was a passenger after the vehicle was pulled over by a deputy for an unspecified traffic violation.…
Community Calendar
Atmore Public Library will have a board meeting Thursday, August 17, 4 p.m. The public is invited. Escambia County Republican Executive Committee August 2017 meeting will be held Monday, August 21, 6 p.m., at Acapulco’s, 300 E. Church St., Atmore. Guest speaker will be Alice Martin, candidate for Alabama Attorney General. For more information, call Jackie Gay, 251-809-4322. The Escambia County (Ala) Historical Society will meet Tuesday, August 22 at…