Obituaries, week of January 3, 2021
Frances Harrelson Baggett Mrs. Frances Harrelson Baggett, age 84, of Atmore, Ala., passed away Monday, December 21, 2020. She was born in Red Level, Ala. to the late Grady Harrelson and Kathleen Glidwell.  She retired with over twenty seven years of experience as a manager with Wind Creek Casino and Smoke Shop. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Leon Baggett and her son, Wayne Harris. Mrs.…
Yellow Hats spreading cheer
Someone sent Atmore News this picture of Yellow Hat Society members delivering gifts and a gift basket, apparently one of several stops they made this year. The person who sent us the picture included this: The Yellow Hat Society out working in the community providing much needed help to those this time of year. This tight knit group’s mission is to reach out and be there for those in need…
Bryan congratulates Haaland on nomination to lead Interior Department
Special to Atmore News Poarch Band of Creek Indians Chairwoman Stephanie A. Bryan congratulated Representative Deb Haaland, the first Native American nominated to lead a Department, after President- Elect Biden nominated her to serve as Secretary of the Department of the Interior. The Department of Interior has jurisdiction over a wide variety of government programs, including the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Bryan released the following quote: “My friend Deb has…
Almost time for Girl Scout cookies
Special to Atmore News Girl Scouts of Southern Alabama is kicking off the 2020-21 Cookie Program with a NEW cookie! Joining the lineup this year is the Toast-Yay!™, a French toast–inspired cookie dipped in icing. Also new this year, consumers will be able to order Girl Scout cookies through the Grubhub app and have them delivered directly to them. Amid challenging world events and a global pandemic this year, Girl…