Down the home stretch
Some of the greatest sporting events in history have come down to the wire. Those bottom of the ninth, fourth and inches, double overtime plays are what stand out in our memories as the greatest successes or the worst defeats in sports history. Similarly, we here in Washington are entering our own home stretch of the 115th Congress. It has been a long year filled with many victories for the…
Apparently impaired jaywalker could be charged
News Staff Report Atmore Police Chief Chuck Brooks reported Monday, December 3, that a pedestrian, who was apparently under the influence of some intoxicant when he was struck Saturday by a vehicle, could face charges in connection with the incident. According to a press release issued Monday by the police chief, patrol officers were dispatched around 8:27 p.m. to the pedestrian vs. motor vehicle crash, which occurred at the intersection…
Silver Sneakers, Child Watch, other Y programs will continue
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer The November 30 closing of Atmore Area YMCA won’t mean that all the programs formerly offered by the local nonprofit will come to an end. An official of Health Actions Physical Therapy — which already operates facilities in Jackson, Dothan, Troy and Daphne — said during a Monday, December 3, public announcement that in January the company would formally add Atmore to its list…
Toyz for Kidz Ride is Saturday
News Staff Report The 18th Annual Toyz for Kidz Ride is set for this Saturday, December8 – rain or shine. For 18 years, the LA Bikers have been making this trek to deliver Christmas gifts to families. Proceeds from the annual auction as well as donations are used to purchase gifts – which includes quite a few bicycles. Registration for the ride will be held from 9 a.m. to 10…
Christmas events planned
News Staff Report If you’ve been downtown, you know Christmas events must be near at hand. Windows are decorated. Reindeer are suspended across Main Street. And lights are running along the tops of buildings. Thursday evening, the Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce will host Jingle Bell Walk, a time to visit numerous local merchants who are staying open later than usual. Also, that evening, the winner of the window decoration…