Pumpkin Decorating Contest
The Atmore Public Library is sponsoring the Williams Station Day Pumpkin Decorating Contest again this year.Decorate a pumpkin as your favorite children’s book character. Family participation is encouraged. Only one pumpkin per participant.Pumpkins will be judged at Williams Station Day (October 23) and should be dropped off at the Atmore Public Library’s tent between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. Judging will take place at 10:30. Pumpkins must be picked up…
Obituaries, week of October 13, 2021
Calvin Raymond McCall McCall Mr. Calvin Raymond McCall, known to most as C.R., age 95, passed away Monday, October 4, 2021. He was born in Atmore, Ala. to Thomas Joseph and Lucille Walker McCall.  He was an avid outdoorsman.  He loved hunting and shooting.  He was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church in Oak Grove, Fla. where he lived. He served in the United States Navy during World War…
COVID death reports could take 25 days
Special to Atmore News Death counts from COVID-19 appear to vary widely based on their reporting sources — the news media, hospitals and county health departments — and there are reasons these apparent discrepancies in the number of deaths occur.“The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) considers any death to be a significant loss to family, loved ones and friends,” said ADPH’s Dr. Karen Landers. “We work to provide information…
Police out in force for ECHS-Vigor football game
By DON FLETCHERNews Staff Writer Local education and law enforcement officials won’t say exactly what prompted a request for a strong law enforcement presence at the Escambia County High-Vigor High football game last Friday, Oct. 1, but there certainly was one.Citing a cryptic need for stringent security measures, at the request of Mobile County School System officials, the game’s kickoff was moved up three hours and the contest was played…