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Former ALSDE employee warns supporters to proceed with caution By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer About 60 people, most of them filled with confidence that their plan would work and eager to get the ball rolling, attended the public meeting held February 15 to discuss formation of a new school district for the schools within Atmore and separation of those schools from the county education system. But, while confidence and…
From Atmore to the world
More than 5,000 Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes collected News Staff Report The 2018 Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child final collection was held Monday at Grace Fellowship. Boxes from Goodway, Brewton, Monroeville and Evergreen were brought to Grace to be combined with Atmore boxes for a total of 5,361 shoe boxes from the entire area. Boxes were placed in large boxes, loaded and sent on their way to Atlanta for processing…
Country Place property sold
Jay group to open The Summit By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer After months of often strained negotiations, a Jay, Fla. group — owners of two assisted living facilities in that state — has finally extended its footprint into Alabama. A six-member group — two family-practice physicians, a church pastor, an optometrist, a certified public accountant and an auctioneer — closed last week on a deal to purchase the building…
Trio of little free libraries will appear soon in Atmore
Take a book, leave a book By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer It won’t be long before residents of Atmore and the surrounding area will be able to go to the library, without going to the library. Atmore Public Library and Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce are partnering to bring three Little Free Library outlets to the city in order to make books more accessible to local students and casual…
Fatal crashes – Separate mishaps claim Uriah man, Atmore man, Fla. woman
Three people lost their lives and a fourth was seriously injured in separate single-vehicle crashes that occurred less than 16 hours apart as the week began. Clinton Cole Gregson, 20, of Uriah, was pronounced dead at the scene of a Monday, October 16, mishap that happened on Butler Street, about 14 miles north of Atmore, around 5:50 a.m. According to reports filed by Alabama State Troopers, the 2012 GMC Sierra…