Business owner says notice uncalled for
Editor’s note: In the following open letter, Mr. Anderson refers to a notice left on the door of one of his buildings downtown. The front and back are printed here. The name on the bottom of the notice is Single Citizen Action Against Signs of Blight, a self-proclaimed initiative. Hello, Citizens of Atmore, Downtown Atmore was once a very vibrant and interesting place to visit, at least according to my…
New vision for downtown – Public invited to join community planner Thursday
Bub Gideons and other members of Pride of Atmore Committee are excited about the possibility that downtown Atmore might soon undergo a metamorphosis that will bring shoppers and others back to the city’s once-thriving geographic center. Having secured one of Delta Regional Authority’s Creative Placemaking Grants, the first tangible proof that the latest downtown revitalization plan could bear fruit will come on Thursday, December 7, when Zachary Mannheimer, the man…
Docket released
The Twenty-First Judicial Circuit Criminal Docket for December has been set. Cases are listed below. Courtroom One – December 11 Christopher Perry Dean, child sex abuse; Roman Pierce, enticing child immoral purposes; Christina Daniels, TOP / deception, attempt control substance crime; Tyconius Stallworth, UPCS; Earnest Lee Watson, UPCS; Woodie Carroll, Jr., DV strangulation; Jerome Bailey, trafficking / CS x 2; Prince Devonte Grace, UDCS, UPCS; Michael Crenshaw, crim. neg. homicide;…
Albritton proposing school system overhaul
This week, Alabama Senator Greg Albritton (R-Atmore) plans to file legislation that will overhaul the state’s education system. “After observing the struggles over this past year with the State School bureaucracy system not functioning, it was clear that something needed to change,” Albritton said. Since May, discussions were held with several local school officials within District 22 and from these discussions an alternative system was developed. The purpose of this…
Candlelight Memorial Service is Tuesday
Each year, many residents pause in the busyness of the season to remember loved ones who have passed away. The staff of Johnson Quimby Funeral Home and Atmore Memorial Chapel invite all to a Candlelight Memorial Service Tuesday, December 12, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., at Johnson Quimby, 1322 S. Main Street. This is a casual come-and-go service. Candles provided.