Atmore

Obituaries for the week of June 28, 2017
Earnest Macks, Jr. Mr. Earnest Macks, Jr., age 71, of Perdido, Ala., passed away Monday, June 19, 2017, at his residence. He was a sheetrock installer most of his life. He was born in Uriah, Ala. to the late Earnest and Bessie Skinner Macks, Sr. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Sylvia Brown Macks; a daughter, Donna Mooney. Mr. Macks is survived by his son, David…
Obituaries for the week of June 21, 2017
Luvern Passmore Mrs. Luvern Passmore, age 105, passed away Monday, June 12, 2017 in Pensacola, Fla. She was a native of Brewton, Ala. and a longtime resident of Pensacola. She was a member of Olive Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Master Sergeant Melton Passmore and seven brothers, Marshall, Raymond, Juber, Edward, Aaron, Roger and Amond Steele. Mrs. Passmore is survived by her son and daughter-in-law,…
Community Calendar
Atmore VFW Auxiliary is sponsoring a Summer Patriotic Poster Contest. Pick up poster paper with rules at Atmore News, 128 S. Main, during regular hours from June 14-July 12, 2017. One entry per individual. Contact atmorevfwaux@gmail.com or (251) 359-0768 for more information. American Legion Junior Auxiliary is sponsoring a contest “Guess How Much Money This Bottle is Holding”. $1.00 PER GUESS and Prize is a $50 gift card. Bottle and…
Church Calendar
Robinsonville Baptist Church will continue VBS through Friday, June 23 from 6 until 8:30 p.m. nightly. The theme is Galactic Starveyors. Ages kindergarten through 6th grade. Gaines Chapel A.M.E. Church will host its VBS — Glow For Jesus — June 19-23 Children classes are from 8:45 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Adult classes will begin daily at 10 a.m. Breakfast, snack and lunch will be served daily. For more information, visit…
Jailed for embezzlement – Atmore woman charged with stealing thousands
An Atmore woman who had worked for and with a local realtor for several years was arrested last week and charged with embezzling a “significant amount” of money from the realtor’s business. Atmore Police Chief Charles Brooks confirmed Monday that Jaime LeAnne McCoy, 33, was arrested by APD investigators on a charge of first-degree theft of property. McCoy was booked into the Escambia County Detention Center last Thursday, June 1,…