American Legion

American Legion Post 90 safety enhancement
By PAUL CHASON Special to Atmore News American Legion Post 90 has made a much-needed facility improvement to enhance building egress and to significantly improve safety for our members and our guests. Late last summer our “ancient” walkway into the kitchen suffered a huge break along the “raised” portion of the walkway creating a hole that could have caused a devasting injury to our members or guests. After evaluating the…
Legion honors Officer of the Year
News Staff Report The Billy Glenn Rushing Post 90 of the American Legion honored a local hero in a ceremony at the post on Tuesday, June 11. Members of the community, city government, and the Atmore Police department attended to honor and recognize the Legion’s award recipient. Sergeant Ryan James, a 12-year veteran of the Atmore Police department, was honored as the local Law Enforcement Officer of the Year. He…
Prattville girl wins Legion oratorical contest
News Staff Report The Billy Glenn Rushing Post 90 of the American Legion in Atmore hosted for the second straight year the 3rd Division Oratorical contest on Saturday, February 23, with contestants representing American Legion posts in the Prattville and Mobile areas. Atmore Mayor Jim Staff and American Legion Post 90 members Kevin McKinley and Paul Chason served as judges for the event. Post Commander Billy Elder welcomed guests and…