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PCI paying for funerals
News Staff Report Poarch Band of Creek Indians will donate a total of $184,000 to cover the cost of funerals for the 23 people, many of them children, who lost their lives last week when a series of more than three dozen tornadoes, including two that struck less than an hour apart, ripped a path across eastern Alabama and into western Georgia. “The Tribe is making a $184,000 donation to…
PCI opens new PD
By JOSH FRYE News Staff Writer The Poarch Creek Indians Tribal Police Department recently cut the ribbon on their new home at 60 Calvin McGhee Drive in Building 300. For the past 30 years, the Poarch PD has been located at their office in the old Poarch Creek Tribal Fire Department building. Renovations on the new location started in the summer of 2018. The new location that once served as…
CIEDA purchases Fairfield Inn and Suites
Special to Atmore News Creek Indian Enterprises Development Authority (CIEDA) announces the purchase of the Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott in Atmore. Located adjacent to Interstate 65 in the Rivercane development just a stone’s throw from Wind Creek Casino Atmore and next door to CIEDA’s recently purchased Holiday Inn Express, this hotel property will be the eighth hotel investment property for CIEDA. “We are excited to add the Fairfield…
Stickball on the Rez
Ever wondered about Native American stickball? Stickball on the Rez is open to the public Friday, March 16, 5:30 p.m., at the Pow Wow Grounds on Jack Springs Road. Hamburgers and hot dogs will be available. If inclement weather, game may be rescheduled or canceled. For more information, contact Joey Selzer, Cultural Educator at wselzer@pci-nsn.gov 251-368-9136 ext. 2541, or Chris “Ding Ding” Blackburn, Planning & Events Coordinator, at 251-368-9136 ext.…