Don Fletcher

Shelter to open in Atmore at 4 p.m.
Residents of Atmore and the surrounding area who have nowhere else to go when Tropical Storm Nate’s howling winds and drenching rains arrive, may seek shelter in the lunchroom of Rachel Patterson Elementary School, 1102 West Craig Street, beginning at 4 p.m. Police Chief Chuck Brooks recommended that individuals and families make every effort to find friends or family members with whom they can stay, in order that shelter space…
Stomp the Yard cancelled
The 11th Annual Stomp the Yard event, scheduled for noon-5 p.m. today at Houston Avery Park, has been cancelled due to the threat of inclement weather. Dr. Bernard Bishop reported shortly before 8 a.m. that the annual youth celebration probably could have been completed before anticipated winds arrive, but the threat of rain throughout the afternoon was the deciding factor. Bishop did not indicate that the event would be rescheduled