Don Fletcher

Obituaries, w/e 12-7-22
Ronald Gordon Weinmann Mr. Ronald Gordon Weinmann, age 83, of Atmore, Ala., passed away Monday, November 28, 2022 in Pensacola, Fla. He was born in Akron, Ohio to Gordon Henry and Gertrude Lee Quarles Weinmann.  He was a retired United States Navy Chief Petty Officer. During his service to his country, he was a naval aviator serving as a navigator. He also served on the USS Yorktown during Vietnam. Later, he retired…
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Rain, wind fail to dampen PCI’s 50th Thanksgiving celebration 2022 PCI Tribal Princesses, from left, Little Miss Princess – Jayla Smith; Elementary Princess – Yanasa Alvarez; Junior Princess – Savannah Gibson; Senior Princess – Mckenna Pettis; Senior Adult Princess – Amanda Montgomery; Elder Princess – Vicky Burns. News Staff Report A large crowd of indeterminate size braved a heavy rainstorm and stiff, chilly winds to attend this year’s resumption of…
‘Christmas with Gordon Mote’ Dec. 4 at First Baptist
Gordon Mote By SHERRY DIGMONNews Publisher Renown Christian / southern gospel pianist, singer, songwriter, recording artist Gordon Mote returns to Atmore next week.In addition to his other claims to fame, Mote is one of the Rev. Kevin Garrett’s good friends. The two are friends from junior high school and were in band and chorus together through school.Last October, Mote performed at Atmore First Baptist Church, and Garrett has invited him…
Men charged with sex crimes against children
McReynolds Dailey By DON FLETCHERNews Staff Writer Two men were arrested here last week after separate incidents involving sexual contact with a minor.Erick Dailey, 51, was arrested shortly after midnight November 24 when police were sent to a Swift Street address in response to a reported sexual assault against a child younger than 13 years old.An adult member of the victim’s family told officers he had forced Dailey out of…
City council OKs peddlers license, Christmas event in park
By DON FLETCHERNews Staff Writer Four of five Atmore City Council members gave a unanimous green light to the panel’s only two business items — issuance of a peddlers license to a Georgia meat company and approval of a request by a local ministry to use a city park for a community Christmas event — during the Monday, November 28, meeting.District 1’s Webb Nall was unable to attend the meeting…