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The Greater Escambia Council for the Arts is presenting Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs of the Black Forest this week. Sherrie Hursh and her daughter Dana Landis are directing the two casts – both are complete children’s casts, with a total of 36 kids, ages 7 to 18. The purple cast will perform Thursday and Saturday, the orange cast on Friday and Sunday. In addition, they are performing 12…
We Care Program named Business of the Month
The Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce named We Care Program as the February Business of the Month. Chamber board members and Chamber Ambassadors joined employees at the presentation Wednesday, February 8, at the office on Highway 21. Shown are, from left, Eli Godwin, Paolo Gorme, David Dobson, Ariel Whatley, David Weber; back, Mallorie Beachy, Julie Gehman, Emma Bender, James Smoker, Ben Nolt, Stan Schrock, Tristan Hershey, Andrew Wengerd, Don Metzler,…
APD officers trained on use of new weapon
A handful of Atmore Police Department officers and investigators were literally and figuratively shocked last week to discover the capabilities of the department’s newest non-lethal weapon. Five officers not only got a chance last week to handle and activate one of the 13 new Phazzer Enforcers the department recently purchased with a $9,000 grant awarded by the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs, but each also got the chance…
Swift-moving storm system causes minor damage – Roofs damaged on city, business buildings
A storm system that moved swiftly into and across Atmore last Tuesday afternoon (Feb. 7) ripped down a large section of tree that took a power line with it when it crashed into a city-owned building, and neatly folded the roof of a local auto repair garage. The adverse weather system’s fury reached its peak around 2 p.m., when dark clouds dumped buckets of rain and sent strong wind gusts…
Sunday night crash
Alabama State Troopers continued Tuesday their investigation into a two-vehicle collision that occurred around 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12, on Alabama 21, at its intersection with Woods Road. According to unofficial trooper reports, a 2016 Nissan Frontier driven by Ry Chim Ty, 63, of Pensacola was southbound on the state roadway when a northbound 2011 Chevrolet Aveo, shown above, driven by 75-year-old Velma Moore Dailey of Atmore failed to yield…