Atmore News

Murder suspect sought
Rodarious Dailey On Friday, November 27, at approximately 4:27 p.m., the Atmore Police Department received a 911 call to 163 Harris Street, Atmore, in response to a person being shot. APD officers responded to the location and made contact with a male victim with a gunshot wound to the upper body. The male victim was transported to Atmore Community Hospital where he later died. Atmore Police has learned the victim was 17…
Man shot to death
According to Atmore Police Chief Chuck Brooks, on November 27th, the Atmore Police Department received a 911 call to Harris Street. APD responded to a male victim with a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to Atmore Community Hospital where he later died. The police have identified a person of interest and are seeking that person’s whereabouts. No other information is available at this time.
Obituaries, week of November 29, 2020
Glenn Ray Taylor Taylor Mr. Glenn Ray Taylor, age 76, of Atmore, Ala. passed away Tuesday, November 24, 2020.  He was born in Citronelle, Ala. to the late Robert Claytis and Ruby Jeffers Taylor. After being a lifelong teacher, coach and principal, he retired from the Escambia County Alabama School System.  He was preceded in death by his parents.  Mr. Taylor is survived by his wife of over fifty-three years, Janet…
PCI founding member of Sweet Grown Alabama
Tami Culver, Stephanie A. Bryan, Ellie Watson Special to Atmore News MONTGOMERY, Ala.— Sweet Grown Alabama, the state’s agricultural branding program, welcomes the Poarch Band of Creek Indians as a founding member of the non-profit organization. “I am excited to announce our support of Sweet Grown Alabama,” said Stephanie A. Bryan, Tribal Chair and CEO. “We are always looking for ways to support Alabama’s economy and this important initiative will…
Toys for Tots donates to ECMS
Atmore Area Toys for Tots has been an Escambia County Middle School partner many years. This year, the program has donated more than 200 books to the school for grades four through eight. Shown at the presentation are, from left, Takecia Barlow, ECMS principal; Bishop Catadro North, Escambia County Toys for Tots Program coordinator; and Deacon Jimmy Marshall.