Atmore News

Another hearing set
Dismissal motions consolidated in ‘grand jury secrets’ cases Talking on the courthouse steps after the hearing, from left, Sherry Digmon, Charles and Cindy Jackson, attorney Cierra White Atmore News Staff Just four days after retired 19th Judicial Circuit Judge Ben Fuller rejected a motion from the Alabama Attorney General’s Office to continue the case against Atmore News Publisher and co-owner Sherry Digmon, who also holds the District 6 seat on…
First tenant
Atmore Municipal Airport’s new hangar complex got its first official tenant on April 10, when a MedStar air ambulance was stored there in advance of a storm system forecast for the area. Shown from left, Mayor Jim Staff, Airport Manager Don Flynn, Sam (Don’s dog), MedStar flight crew Kim Carroll, Joe Moore and Scott Gootee, copter maintenance technician Adam Chintock, S.C. Stagner Contracting employees Ashllii Winland and Craig Conway.
Wilson nominated as UA Student Employee of the Year
Megan Wilson of Atmore was nominated as the Student Employee of the Year by The University of Alabama’s Department of Human Resources, which has been honoring the efforts of outstanding student employees for more than 15 years.HR invites supervisors to nominate students in early spring each year to highlight students who perform invaluable services with enthusiasm and dedication, all while balancing their respective academic commitments.This year eligible students were undergraduate…
Kickball champs
The Banana Soldiers team took home the gold in the Saturday, April 13, Leadership Atmore Kickball Tournament, held at Tom Byrne Park under clear, blue skies. Shown are, from left, front, Camryn O’Barr, Lexi Huskey, Leslie Ball, Michelle Barron, Tadd Huskey; back, Noah Martin, Gavin Snow, Cameron Ball, Luke Diamond, Kaiden McGhee, Brandon Mason.
Steve’s fishing tournament
There was no shortage of good fishing at the 8th Steve’s Catfishing Tournament at Steve’s Farm Saturday, April 13. The ponds were lined with folks just enjoying a day of fishing or trying to hook the big one for a cash prize. This year’s winners were as follows: 1st place – Ashton Faulkner with a 31.05 lb. fish; 2nd place – Jamarius Lewis with a 27.25 lb. fish; 3rd place…