Obituaries, week of October 25, 2020
Jaden Monte James James Master Jaden Monte James, age 11, of Atmore, Ala., passed away Saturday, October 3, 2020. He was born to Jermaine and Lashelby James. He was a 6th grade student at Flomaton Middle School in Flomaton, Ala. He enjoyed playing football with Alabama Roll Tide being his favorite football team. He enjoyed playing the fame of fortnight but his greatest love of all was church with hopes…
Pre-bid walk-through
Foster Kizer, at left in foreground, and architect Steve Stone of Mobile-based dakinstreet architects, at right, listen to comments from Dale Ash (off camera) during the October 16 pre-bid walk-through of the Strand Theatre and the former Atmore Hardware building, which will soon be restored. Stone and potential bidders joined Kizer, Ash and Cindy Colville for the tour. Bids will be opened November 20, and the renovation project is expected…
Almost done
Crowder Gulf crews are in the final stages of debris removal after Hurricane Sally’s winds wreaked havoc on trees in and around Atmore in September. All city parks and cemeteries have reopened, and more than 37,000 cubic yards of vegetative debris have been removed from along city streets. Stumps and large tree pieces are being stored at the former Escambia County Middle School site, where they are being ground into…
Scarecrows around town
The Chamber’s scarecrow contest has been under way for several weeks. The winners will be announced at Williams Station Day. Here are a few of the scarecrows around town. Along came a spider … at K-9 Kleaners. Atmore Flower Shop has a plethora of scarecrows – inside and outside. Ah, a massage at The Body Shop. The scarecrow at Atmore Public Library is, of course, reading a book. Even more…
Madison Prewett nominated for People’s Choice Award
Prewett News Staff Report The E! People’s Choice Awards is an American awards show, recognizing people in entertainment who are the favorites of the general public and fans, based on online votes. The show has been held annually since 1975, with winners originally determined using Gallup Polls until the switch to online voting in 2005. Madison “Madi” Prewett, daughter of Chad (director of operations for Auburn University’s basketball program) and…