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Violent collision closes Ala. 21 at cemetery
Alabama 21 has been closed in both directions at Oak Hill Cemetery after a violent collision between a tractor-trailer rig and a pickup that occurred around 10 a.m. Atmore police and fire-rescue personnel, along with ambulance crews, remained on the scene at 10:15 a.m. Alabama state troopers have reportedly been called, also. Reports are that at least one person has been seriously injured in the crash. No other details were…
Construction under way on new parking lot
Sign with rendering at the parking lot By DON FLETCHERNews Staff Writer Construction on the new city parking lot to be built at the corner of Ridgeley and Trammel streets has begun.Crews from Triptek Construction have started moving dirt and leveling the property in preparation for application of the paving that will cover the 30-space car park, which is just a block off Main Street.The city council accepted in September…
The boys are back in town … or they will be Saturday
By Bonnie Bartel Latino Special to Atmore News Ten of Atmore’s 1961 Sr League Baseball All Stars will return home this Saturday. Look for them after 1130 a.m. when they make two presentations to the Atmore Historical Society at Heritage Park.  Over a year ago I received a call from my childhood Atmore friend Ricky Webb. The back yards of our parents’ homes on  S. Trammell and S. Carney Streets were on the katywampus side of adjacent. I have a soft spot…