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Honoring Korean War veterans
The Korean War (Conflict) has been called the “Forgotten War.” The conflict happened so soon after World War II and before Vietnam that the impact on the United States was far less than that of the other two wars. In fact, the Korean Conflict never technically ended. The Korean War generation deserves to have its story told. To honor the veterans who served during the conflict, American Legion Auxiliary Unit…
City observes Arbor Day
The City of Atmore recognized Arbor Day Monday, April 23, with the planting of two trees at the site of the splash pad, under construction across from Heritage Park. Shown, Mayor Jim Staff, at right, reads a proclamation designating Arbor Day observance. At left, is Thomas Davis with the Alabama Forestry Commission. News photo by Ditto Gorme
Sunday alcohol sales now officially legit in city
The selling of packaged alcoholic beverages on Sundays has been legal in Atmore for a month. Or so everyone thought. City council members gave unanimous approval during their Monday, April 23, meeting to an ordinance that officially allows restaurants, convenience stores and other licensed retail outlets to begin selling beer and wine at 10 a.m. on Sunday. Such sales actually became legal on March 25, but the statute’s official entry…