Vaccines for veterans
Special to Atmore News All veterans, their spouses and caregivers can get COVID-19 vaccinations from VA under the SAVE LIVES Act signed into law March 24.Covered individuals can receive a vaccine from VA due to the ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency. Under the bill, covered individuals are: veterans who are not eligible to enroll in the VA health care system;specified veterans who are eligible for hospital care, medical services, and…
Williams, Sims named to ASWA All-State teams
By JOSH FRYENews Sportswriter Two local high school student-athletes gained 2020-2021 Alabama Sports Writers Association (ASWA) All-State basketball team honors Sunday, March 28.Escambia County High School junior Sheldon Williams was selected to the ASWA AHSAA (Alabama High School Athletic Association) Class 4A second team.Escambia Academy junior Landon Sims gained AISA (Alabama Independent School Association) third team accolades.According to ECHS athletic director Scott Mason, Williams is more than deserving of the…
Bishops honored
Destiny Worship Center will conclude Bishop and Leading Lady Dr. Bernard and Felicia Bishop Pastor’s Love Celebration this weekend.The theme for all services is “Laboring for the Lord,” taken from I Corinthians 15:58.Two services were held Sunday, March 14.Two services will be held Sunday, April 4, with Pastor Benita Harris at 10 a.m., and Pastor Shawn Williams at 3 p.m.Destiny Worship Center is located at 50 West Sunset Drive, Atmore.
Keep AOC and Bernie Sanders out of Alabama
Congressman Jerry Carl Alabama is the best place to live, work, and raise a family. This is why I am proud to be born and raised in Alabama, and it’s why I chose to raise my family here. Unfortunately, out of state liberals, including AOC [Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez], Bernie Sanders, and Elizabeth Warren have recently been hard at work trying to fundamentally change Alabama to be more like California and New…
Drug dealer paroled, murderer denied
Taylor Allen By DON FLETCHERNews Staff Writer While a former East Brewton drug dealer was granted parole during recent hearings by the Alabama Bureau of Pardons & Paroles, another Escambia County man, convicted more than a quarter-century ago of murder, found out he will spend at least 25 more years behind bars.Jemartin Tarell Allen, 38, was able to walk out of Kilby Correctional Facility after the board decided that he…