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Incumbents win PCI election
Three incumbents were successful in their bid for re-election on the Poarch Creek Tribal Council. Tribal Chairman Stephanie Bryan and At Large members Arthur Mothershed and Garvis Sells won handily without run-offs in the election held Saturday, June 3. Bryan received 825 votes to challenger Anthony Peebles’ 43 votes and Eddie Tullis’ 594 votes. For the two At Large seats, Mothershed and Sells faced 12 challengers. The votes were as…
Court docket set
The Twenty-First Judicial Circuit Criminal Docket has been set for June 12 through June 16 jury term. Courtroom one Jaquan Monte Powell, trafficking – cocaine; Shelton Forney, trafficking –synthetics; Pete Anthony Jimenez, TOP 2nd, RSP 1st x 4; Roman David Peirce, sex abuse child <12; Taconius Stallworth, UPCS; Benton Bell, trafficking – meth, RSP 2nd, RSP 1st, Crim. use defense spray; Lee Ernest Watson, UPCS; Joseph Montreal Kiser, UPOM 1st;…
New restaurant coming – ‘Upscale’ eatery expected to open in September
Diners in and around Atmore will soon be able to gather in the city’s downtown area for a meal that surpasses the standard fare of meat-and-three, sandwiches and fast food. A new upscale restaurant called “Gather” will open in early September in the building formerly occupied by Jus’ Because, a boutique that operated for years at the corner of Trammell and West Nashville streets. Crews are working to double the…
PCI election is Saturday – 3 vie for chairman’s seat
The Poarch Creek Tribal Council election will be held this Saturday, June 3, with three seats on the ballot – Tribal Chairman and two At-Large positions. Incumbents are Stephanie Bryan, Tribal Chair; Arthur Mothershed, At-Large; Garvis Sells, At-Large. Bryan is being challenged by Anthony Peebles and Eddie Leon Tullis for the Tribe’s top position. Fourteen candidates are vying for the At-Large position: Randy Adams, Clayton Coon, Rodney L. Exum, Ed…
Vehicle ditched
This Chrysler Sebring was apparently ditched by its driver after it landed upside-down in a 10-foot ditch off Woods Road around 11 a.m., Tuesday. According to an Atmore Fire Department spokesman, AFD personnel arrived at the scene, about a half-mile off Jack Springs Road, where a Poarch Fire Department unit had already arrived and verified that no one was inside the vehicle. Alabama State Troopers are investigating the crash, but…