Atmore News

Obituaries, week of July 6, 2022
Nancy Grissett Davis Mrs. Nancy Grissett Davis, age 77, of Barnett Crossroads, Ala., passed away Tuesday,  June 28, 2022 at her residence.  She was born in Barnett Crossroads  to William Edward “Bill” and Mary Odom Grissett. She was a member of New Bethlehem Baptist Church, Order of Eastern Star and The Order of the Amaranth. She worked as a Healthcare Administrative Assistant at Fountain Prison. She was preceded in death…
Micro-motel
Mobile firm buys Rivercane lot for new lodging establishment By DON FLETCHERNews Staff Writer Atmore City Council members approved during their Monday (June 27) meeting the sale of about 1.72 acres of land in the Rivercane retail and industrial development area to a Mobile firm that plans to erect a micro motel, or microtel, on the site.The council gave its collective OK to the transaction, under which WYN Atmore LLC…
Zero tolerance
Felony charges after traffic stops turn up trace amounts of meth Shinn Price Freeman By DON FLETCHERNews Staff Writer Atmore Police Department patrol officers logged three felony drug arrests over the past several days — including one that was actually initiated almost two years ago — each the result of an otherwise routine traffic stop.As has been the norm, each of the arrests resulted in confiscation of little more than…
Effort being launched to form Kiwanis club here
By DON FLETCHERNews Staff Writer A two-day “prospecting” effort will be launched in mid-July by Monroeville Kiwanis members, an effort that will culminate in an informational meeting to see if there is enough local interest to establish a Kiwanis club here.The meeting, set to last from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 14, will be held at United Bank’s main branch on East Nashville Street. Light refreshments will be…
Patient praises ACH-UAB telemedicine partnership
By DON FLETCHERNews Staff Writer As Atmore Community Hospital officials prepare for the future, they are working in the present to bring specialized care to local and area residents who in the past would have been immediately transferred to another facility.ACH Administrator Brad Lowery told local media during a Monday, June 27, press event that the local medical facility expects to begin next week the third phase of a four-phase…