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EA’s state-title pep rally tonight, send-off tomorrow
A championship pep rally will be held tonight at 6 p.m. for Escambia Academy’s football team as it readies for its state AISA championship contest against Autauga Academy. Game tickets will be available for purchase at the pep rally, and those who attend are encouraged to brings signs and shakers. The team will leave school at 10:15 Friday morning, and the public is encouraged to “line the streets of Atmore”…
Obituaries for the week of November 22, 2017
Glenda Rebecca Hall Holloway Mrs. Glenda Rebecca Hall Holloway, age 56, of Odessa, Texas, passed away Friday, November 10, 2017 in Odessa. She was born in Atmore, Ala. to the late Marshall and Doris Barrington Hall. She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Lanell Cook, Shirley Baylor-Rushing and a brother Charles Rodney Hall. Mrs. Holloway is survived by her husband, James Holloway of Odessa; son, Thomas Joseph…
Atmore man, juvenile arrested – Incident occurred at Bay Minette Walmart
A 19-year-old Atmore man and a 17-year-old juvenile remained in the Baldwin County Correctional Center as midweek approached, charged with breaking into a truck at the Bay Minette Walmart and hitting the truck’s owner with a car door as they tried to make their getaway. The incident happened Sunday, November 12, about 10 p.m. According to a Mobile television station’s broadcast, Randall Ray Weaver of a Nathan Road address and…
Vickery retires from Chamber
Sheryl Vickery has retired as executive director of the Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce. The official announcement was made Monday, November 13, by the Chamber Board. “We are thankful for the many years of dedicated service and heartfelt love that Sheryl gave to our community during her tenure as the Atmore Chamber Director,” said Chamber President Chris Singleton in a press release. “Sheryl’s knowledge of our community goes unmatched and…
City observes Veterans Day
The main focus of the belated Veterans Day observance held Monday (November 13) at Atmore City Hall was to pay the traditional homage to the men and women who have fought to ensure the continuation of the freedoms enjoyed in this country. But it also included a salute to the future. A color guard of youngsters from Boy Scouts Troop 26 posted the U.S. and state flags, and a group…