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Starbucks to locate at Wind Creek Atmore
News Staff Report Wind Creek Atmore (WCA) announced this week that ground will be broken later this month for a new Starbucks just off I-65, near the casino. According to a news release issued Monday, Jan. 6, construction on the new coffee shop is scheduled to begin in March, with plans for a fall grand opening. The Atmore location is projected to draw an additional 300 cars and 750 customers…
Absentee voting
Special to Atmore News Escambia County Circuit Clerk John R. Fountain has released the following information on absentee voting for the March 2020 primary and state runoff election. Qualified voters can apply for an absentee ballot that can be cast by mail, commercial carrier or in person at the absentee election manager’s office, if he or she makes application in writing not less than five days prior to the election…
Suspect sought
Police seize meth, weapons, more in raid on drug house By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Atmore police were still searching this week for the resident of a reputed drug house — located on the fringe of the city’s limits and just a few yards from the home of a high-ranking police officer — that was raided by city, state and federal officers early Friday morning, January 3. Police Chief…
Charges mount for Atmore man
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer A Baldwin County man with an Atmore address, already facing attempted murder charges in two different counties, has been charged by Mobile authorities with assaulting a hospital employee in that city. According to Mobile County Sheriff’s Office reports, 26-year-old Colton Shane Sims of a Sims Road address in Atmore, was admitted to University Hospital on December 14 after he was wounded in a shotgun…
Starbucks coming to Wind Creek 
AtmoreWind Creek Atmore (WCA) will celebrate groundbreaking for a Starbucks just off I-65 near the casino in January. According to a news release issued Monday, Jan. 6, construction is scheduled to begin in March, with plans for a fall grand opening. The Atmore location is projected to draw an additional 300 cars and 750 customers daily from I-65 Exit 57. “I see this as a great opportunity to introduce travelers…