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Jones appointed to national board
As president and CEO of United Bank, Bob Jones has for the past quarter-century advised and aided various entities in Lower Alabama and the Gulf region on how to best utilize their financial resources. Now his advice will help shape the revitalization and salvation of distressed communities across the country. Jones was recently appointed by President Donald Trump to a four-year term on the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community…
Welcome to the Welcome Center
The Atmore Historical Society invites all to a Welcome to the Welcome Center open house Thursday, October 19, from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., at the Peavy-Webb building in Heritage Park. The center will be open Monday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and will be manned by historical society volunteers. AHS will now meet on a quarterly basis, and the meeting site will be announced.  
Attention: ECHS Class of ‘67
The Escambia County High School Class of 1967 is planning a 50-year reunion to be held Saturday, Oct. 28, 6 p.m., at the Atmore Country Club. The cost is $10 per person. Also, the class will have a tent across the street from the YMCA at Williams Station Day, and a class picture will be taken at First Presbyterian Church at noon. If you plan to attend the reunion at…
Juvenile arrested – Accomplices sought in auto break-ins
Atmore police arrested last week a teenager who is believed to be a principal participant in a string of vehicle break-ins that occurred recently within the city’s southwestern quadrant. Police Chief Chuck Brooks reported that the 17-year-old male was taken into custody during the wee hours of October 5 after tracking dogs led officers to the spot where he was hiding. Police were summoned after a resident of the area…