Thank you
Bradley Bryne U.S. Congressman This is my last weekly report as your Congressman. Serving you in Washington these last seven years has been a great honor and I will be forever grateful for the opportunity you have given me. I never once walked out on the floor of the House of Representatives when I wasn’t in awe that I was there to speak and vote for you. I leave Congress…
Scammers targeting Atmore residents
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Professional scam artists are apparently focusing on Atmore in their effort to separate individuals from their money and their personal information. Atmore Police Chief Chuck Brooks said that his agency has received “numerous” complaints from residents who have been approached by fund-seeking fake charities, by bogus state and federal government representatives, and by those who claim to be local or area law enforcement officers.…
Lindsey tapped as CEO for new Atmore peanut facility
Lindsey Special to Atmore News Coastal Growers LLC announced last week that Dirk Lindsey has been hired as chief executive officer of its new shelling facility that is currently under construction in Atmore. Lindsey has 29 years of experience in the peanut industry, with more than 15 of those as a plant manager. He comes to Atmore from Jonesboro, Ark., where he was most recently chief operating officer of Delta…
All-State football
EA places 5 on AISA first team; ECHS player gets Class 4A mention By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter Five players from Escambia Academy were selected as first-team members of the Alabama Sports Writers Association (ASWA) 2020 AISA All-State football team, and a key player from Escambia County High School earned honorable mention on ASWA’s 2020 AHSAA All-State roster. The postseason honors were announced December 23. The AISA team is made…
Frontier outage takes down phone systems
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Many local Frontier Communications customers, including the city police department and the local hospital, are still without telephone service this week due to a multi-state outage. A company spokesman reported that the outage is “widespread, through many states,” and is possibly related to the Christmas morning bombing in Nashville, Tenn. The spokesman said “many are working on the issue” but admitted that the company…