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Accident at Main and Craig … again
An Atmore man was taken by ambulance to Atmore Community Hospital on Thursday, Dec. 15, after a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Craig and Main streets. According to Atmore Police Department reports, both vehicles were traveling along Main Street in opposite directions, shortly after 8 a.m. Marshall Harmon, 74, attempted to turn his 1995 Ford pickup left onto Craig Street and pulled into the path of a 2012 Mazda…
LA Bikers Toyz for Kidz
More than 50 families in this area will have a Merrier Christmas, thanks to LA Bikers. For months, organizers Pee Wee and Annie Powell and Jody Jeter have been identifying children and families who could use a little help from Santa this year. They’ve been buying and collecting toys and bikes especially for each child on the list. The 16th annual ride, with dozens of bikers, was held Saturday, December…
3 succumb to injuries
Three young men with strong ties to Atmore and the immediate area have succumbed to injuries they suffered recently in separate accidents. Devin Matthew “Lil Man” Morrow, 21, and 19-year-old Zachary Mark “Zach” Locklar each passed away within the past week after clinging to life for extended periods in Mobile hospitals. Nathan Allen Hawthorne, 17, died Dec. 4 from injuries he suffered that day when hit by a car in…
Miss ECHS – Revival
The Escambia County High School stage was the setting for the revival of the Miss ECHS Pageant Sunday afternoon, December 11. The pageant has been dormant for a number of years, but ECHS teacher and SGA sponsor Tiffany Oliver wanted to bring the program back. Ten young ladies vied for the title – Yasmine Jones, Kherstin Johnson, Victoria Tucker, Ariel Whatley, Wil’Neshia Robinson, Diamond Kidd, Katelynn Barron, La’Mya Sharp, T’Keyah…
Rivercane receives AdvantageSite certification
Atmore city officials got an early Christmas present during the city council’s Monday, Dec. 12, meeting – the last regular council session of the year – when Rivercane Industrial Park was officially designated the 55th industrial development location in Alabama to become certified as an AdvantageSite. The designation, granted by Economic Development Partnership of Alabama, was the result of a collaborative effort between the city, Coastal Gateway Regional Economic Development…