Crook’s second single released
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Atmore-based country singer Ricky Crook said he was not overly surprised that his debut single didn’t make the charts, although it got airplay from as far away as England. Some problems that evolved at about the same time as the first release, “In My Truck,” caused Crook and crew to get a late start on promoting the record, and it never cracked the Top…
Has city school system stalled?
By DON FLETCHER and SHERRY DIGMON News Staff Writers Nearly four months after Atmore’s city council approved the measure and city officials signed a consulting contract to determine the feasibility of starting a city school system, the project is still not off the ground. Dr. Ira Harvey, president and CEO of Vestavia Hills-based Decision Resources, said last week during a telephone interview with Atmore News that there is a good…
Bryan wins PCI Tribal Council seat
News Staff Report Three seats were up for election in the latest Poarch Creek Indian Tribal Council election. Incumbent Charlotte Meckel held her seat as secretary. Incumbent Dewitt C. Carter won his at-large seat. Incumbent Sandy Hollinger was in a run-off for her position as council treasurer. The run-off was held Saturday, August 3, with challenger Amy Bryan defeating Hollinger 642 to 558. Hollinger has served on the council since…
Charged with murder
Atmore men arrested in party shooting   By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer More than two months and two weeks after gunfire rang out during a private party at a former county school building in Atmore, two local men have been charged in connection with the death of the only individual to lose his life in the deadly incident. In a press release issued August 5, Police Chief Chuck Brooks…