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Atmore, Show your colors!
By MYRNA MONROE News Staff Writer I’m in hopes the first thing you noticed as you opened your paper was the single sheet FLAG inside, and then looked at the businesses on the back who supported this project. Years ago another paper published the same flag and at that time I was taken with the idea, so being the packrat I am, stuck it back for further use. I came…
Shots fired?
Atmore police were sent to three locations within the city Sunday night, June 25, in response to reports of gunfire, but were unable to find the person or persons believed to have fired the shots. At least four residents of the city’s southeastern sector called to report hearing what was believed to be single, spaced-out shots and several staccato bursts from an automatic weapon. The shots rang out around 11:15…
Working around the 4th
Monday holidays sometimes pose a problem for us, with our print deadline being on Tuesday. However, July 4th presents a real challenge. Not only will we work around our newspaper schedule, it’s also “atmore” magazine week. The folks at The Monroe Journal print our newspaper, and they’re doing it Monday so they can be off Tuesday. Interstate Printing in Mobile prints the magazine, and they’re taking off Monday and Tuesday…
Sales tax holiday earlier this year – Atmore not participating
Alabama’s Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday will, for the first time in its 12-year existence, be observed in July instead of August. The three-day tax moratorium will begin at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 21, and continue until, midnight Sunday, July 23. The change was made during the Alabama Legislature’s 2017 regular session, when state lawmakers decided to change the date for the annual tax-free period from the first weekend in August to the…