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Alabama Department of Corrections officials announced Wednesday (Jan. 29) that they have begun the process of closing significant portions of Holman Correctional Facility and relocating the inmates who will be left there. According to WKRG-TV, ADOC Commissioner Jeff Dunn revealed plans to close parts of the maximum-security facility. Dunn said that to ensure the ongoing safety and security of correctional staff, inmates and public, Holman’s main facility will close due…
Ribbon cutting
The Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Whistle Stop Family Buffet Thursday, January 23. Chamber board members and Ambassadors, friends and family joined the owners and employees for the occasion. Shown are, from left, front, Parker Reynolds, Chase Bell, Imogine Flavors, Akash Patel, Amanda McGhee, Avery Smith, Addison Albritton, Savannah Spence, Chaz McGhee, Jodi James, Dawn Skipper, Emily Wilson; back, Emilee Waters, Erin Hankins, AJ Beachy,…
Area students interview for Southern Pine’s Youth Tour Program
Special to Atmore News On Friday, January 17, 25 local students were chosen to compete for the honor of being a 2020 Southern Pine Electric Co-op Youth Tour representative. Students were chosen by faculty members of their respective schools, based on academic achievements and extracurricular achievements. Students selected by their schools to participate in Youth Tour are shown, from left, front, Madison Simmons, Escambia County High School; Karli Alaniz, Flomaton…
Precious puppy alert
Beautiful, photogenic Peaches is a 3-month-old female hound/terrier mix. She is the sweetest, most precious girl! Peaches is great with kids and other animals and she loves playing outside. If you are looking for an awesome, energetic friend to play with, Peaches is your girl! Peaches is up to date on vaccinations and available for adoption with a $100 adoption fee, which includes spay. If you are looking to add…
Monroeville business leader joins UB board
Special to Atmore News United Bank announces the addition of Elmo “Douglas” Ziebach, Jr. to the Board of Directors. The Monroeville business owner and community leader begins his term body following service as a member of United Bank’s Monroe County Advisory Board. “We are very pleased to have Douglas join our board.” United Bank President and CEO Bob Jones said. “His commitment to community service as well as his success…