Obituaries, week of May 2, 2021
Scotty Earl BradleyMr. Scotty Earl Bradley, age 54, of Brewton, Ala., passed away Friday, April 16, 2021 in Baptist Hospital, Pensacola, Fla. He was born to the late Herman Bradley, Sr. and the late Margaret Brown in Escambia County, Ala. He was a graduate of Southern Normal High School, Brewton. He received a degree from Reid State Technical College and was employed at Hines Realty for many years.He was preceded…
APD investigating city’s second shooting in 3 days
Atmore Police Chief Chuck Brooks reported today (Wed., Apr. 28) that city police investigators are working their second shooting incident in three days. The latest probe began just before 11:00 last night. APD patrol officers and EMS personnel were dispatched to a 4th Avenue residence after a man, whose name has not been released by police, returned home from a short time away and told a witness that he had…
Lions meet
By NANCY KARRICKSpecial to Atmore News The Atmore Lions Club met on Wednesday, April 21, in the Mayson Auditorium at Atmore Community Hospital.Lion President Brandy Giger called the meeting to order and led the group in the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. Lion Nancy Karrick gave the blessing.Visitor Alaina Hodges was introduced and had the honor of going through the serving line first.It was reported that the Atmore Lions…
First Chamber Foundation grant awarded to Women’s Resource Center
Attending the grant presentation were, from left, Brandy Giger, Goldie Huber, Phyllis Brown, Beverly White, Linda Bumann,Teresa Nichols, Linda Smith, Emilee Waters, Breiah Adams, Anna Norton, Erin Hankins and A.J. Beachy. By DON FLETCHERNews Staff Writer If there’s one word that best describes Linda Smith, it’s “grateful.” And Smith, executive director for Women’s Resource Center of Escambia in Atmore, has plenty for which to be grateful these days.For starters, the…
UF drive begins
Phil Johnson, left, with GECA and host Foster Kizer, with Pride of Atmore, in heavy discussion News Staff Report The United Fund kick-off was held Thursday, April 22, at Royal Oaks Bed & Breakfast. The kickoff is usually held in October, but because of the pandemic, the UF board decided to hold it in April.Past President Andrew Garner thanked everyone who attended and said the UF board was excited for…