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Firefighters, superheroes join forces
If you went to the local Walmart Saturday, December 3, you probably noticed the two fire trucks sitting over on the side of the parking lot. You might have noticed a red trailer parked near the front door. But what would really have caught your attention were the Atmore firefighters and their friends, a group of superheroes. AFD Lt. Daniel White knows Batman and asked him about coming to Atmore…
Julio Boudreaux’s ribbon cutting
A ribbon cutting was held for Julio Boudreaux’s Thursday, December 1, at Heritage Park. Shown are, from left, Sheryl Vickery, David Weber, Eli Godwin, Chipper Staff (back), Derik Kidd, Sara Smith, Jordan Barnett, Ariel Whatley, Lisa Wilson holding Amya Smith, Bub Gideons, Foster Kizer, Michelle Uriegas, Wanda Staff (back), Paul Uriegas, Brandy Giger, Chris Singleton, Makala Lee, Mallorie Beachy, Mallorie Beachy, Jessica Franco, Anna Marie Johnson. Click on photo to…
Firefighters save Swift Mill
The city’s top fireman and the top executive of a local lumber mill praised firefighters from Atmore and three area agencies for their work in bringing a Saturday night fire under control before it got out of hand and ran rampant through the mill. “The firefighters did an outstanding job of containing it,” said Robin Swift, president of Swift Lumber, of the blaze that erupted inside the business shortly after…
Driver hospitalized
An Atmore man was hospitalized after a single-vehicle mishap that occurred on Wilson Avenue around 7:19 p.m. last Wednesday, Nov. 23. According to Atmore Police Department reports, 35-year-old Scottie Hall was taken by ambulance to a Bay Minette hospital for treatment of the injuries he suffered when he lost control of his vehicle and crashed along the narrow city street. Reports show that Hall’s 2009 Dodge Avenger left the roadway…