Trailer fires ‘suspicious’
Investigators with the State Fire Marshal’s Office have been asked to look into two fires that destroyed two unoccupied trailers here, almost exactly four days apart. Atmore Fire Department Capt. Daniel Love said this week that AFD officials asked for the state examination due to several suspicious aspects of the fires, each of which occurred on Old Ship Circle. One happened early Thursday morning, while the other took place early…
Council approves contract, honors minister
With Mayor Jim Staff out of town on business, and one councilman and the city clerk absent due to illness, the Atmore City Council approved during its Monday, March 13, meeting a request to raze a nuisance structure, gave the green light to a contract for engineering on the industrial access road at Rivercane Industrial Park, and paid tribute to a local minister. City Codes Officer Chris Black told council…
Info on Samaritan’s Purse
It’s Christmas year-round as far as Samaritan’s Purse and Operation Christmas Child are concerned. Collecting items for children is an ongoing process. If you’d like to learn more, you’re invited to drop by The Coffee House, 112 W. Ridgeley Street, Thursday, March 16, and talk with Director Mary Jane Schrock. She will be there from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. This is a come-and-go for those interested in learning more.