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Honoring Atmore’s own
Destany Morris Dale Ash Judd Coley Rob Faircloth By SHERRY DIGMONNews Publisher Two individuals and two businesses were honored at the 77th Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce Gala held Friday, January 20.The following awards were presented. Business of the YearPresented by Breiah Adams“The recipient for this year’s Business of the Year is one that has brought a little light, joy, and kindness to Atmore. Many businesses give back to the…
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By Atmore News Staff Romantic return Dean and Cindy Fournier of Atmore have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Melanie Fournier, to David Dobson, son of Tyra Livingston of Atmore and Matthew Dobson of Jay, Fla. The young realtor said Melanie officially became his bride-to-be after he took her to Escambia Academy and proposed to her at the site where six years ago he had asked her…
PCI police chief remembered as true blue lawman
Reynolds By DON FLETCHERNews Staff Writer Poarch Band of Creek Indians Police Chief Mike Reynolds, who died last Wednesday, January 18, at age 59 of a heart attack, was remembered by his local colleagues as a true blue lawman who cared for his department, the community he served, and his fellow human beings.Reynolds, who became the tribe’s top policeman in 2016, had reportedly undergone surgery recently and was recuperating at…
City considers banning garbage enclosures
By DON FLETCHERNews Staff Writer Atmore Mayor Jim Staff and city council members discussed several topics during a workshop held prior to the Monday (January 23) council meeting, but the subject of trash bins on personal property drew the most conversation.Staff and council members Webb Nall, Eunice Johnson and Chris Harrison agreed that the bins — some made of wood, others made of wire or plastic — can become an…
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By Atmore News Staff Wedding bellsDan and Rhecy Currie of Atmore recently announced the engagement of their son, Trey Currie, to Anissa Watson, daughter of Matt and Yolanda Watson, also of Atmore. Reports are that Trey proposed (and Anissa accepted) December 30, during a trip to Gatlinburg, Tenn.New singleLocal country music recording artist and songwriter Ricky Crook is still going strong. According to his Facebook page, Ricky’s new song, “Honky…