Asphalt plant nearing completion
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer The latest member of Atmore’s industrial community should be doing business at a regular pace by the end of the year, when a new asphalt plant — currently in the final stages of construction — begins production. “We’re getting everything lined up and situated,” Corey Horton, General Superintendent of the H.O. Weaver & Sons, Inc. plant, said this week. “We hope to be making…
Flags will mark raid on Pearl Harbor
Special to Atmore News Billy Glenn Rushing American Legion Post 90 will deploy American and POW flags along the south side of the railroad tracks on Friday, December 6. WHY, you might ask. As a reminder of the devastation and sacrifices of many Americans that occurred on December 7, 1941. This is an extract from Library of Congress: Air Raid On Pearl Harbor “On December 7, 1941, Japanese planes attacked…
Log truck overturns on Booneville Road
By JOSH FRYE News Staff Writer Emergency crews were dispatched last Tuesday afternoon, November 26, to Manack Creek Bridge, on Booneville Road, where an 18-wheel logging truck overturned and lost its load. According to Alabama State Trooper reports, the rig’s driver — 42-year-old Rayford Darrell Morris of Uriah — was traveling north on County Road 1 (Booneville Road) in a 2019 Mack around 4:45 p.m. when the truck ran off…
New entrance
Rachel Patterson drop-off, pick-up will be safer By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Delivery and collection of Rachel Patterson Elementary School students will be more convenient and safer when the new entrance currently under construction is completed and put to use. The new campus access is just west of the bus exit on Craig Street and just a few feet east of Craig’s junction with Rockaway Creek Road. “The goal…
PCI Princesses
The 49th Annual Thanksgiving Poarch Creek Pow Wow was held November 28 and 29. One of the events during Pow Wow is the naming of the princesses for the following year. Shown are, from left, front, 2019-2020 Elementary Princess Nevaeh Hall Griffey; 2019-2020 Little Miss Princess Macey Faith Rackard; back, Tribal Councilwoman Sandy Hollinger; 2019-2020 Junior Princess Raleigh Sienna Gibson; 2019-2020 Senior Princess Cassidy Hope Murphy; 2019-2020 Elder Princess Juanita…