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Atmore Remembers

By   /  May 22, 2015  /  Featured, News  /  Comments Off on Atmore Remembers

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Kirk Agency grand opening

By   /  May 20, 2015  /  News  /  Comments Off on Kirk Agency grand opening

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The Kirk Insurance Agency, located on S. Carney Street, celebrated a grand opening Monday, May 18. While the agency is not new to Atmore, owner Chris Kirk now represents Allstate Insurance. At the grand opening, members of the Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce joined with the agency’s staff, from left, front, Chad Solomon, Allstate Field […]

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WC employees celebrate 30 years of service

By   /  May 20, 2015  /  News  /  Comments Off on WC employees celebrate 30 years of service

Wind Creek Casino & Hotel Atmore (WCA) has been operating for just six years, but many of its employees have been around much longer. Imagene Lane, Kay Reymundo and Pat Johnson are celebrating 30 years of employment with gaming operations this year. On April 12, 1985, the Poarch Band of Creek Indians opened a 1,500-seat […]

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AG Strange warns of scam

By   /  May 15, 2015  /  Featured, News  /  Comments Off on AG Strange warns of scam

Attorney General Luther Strange warns of a new scam in Alabama involving callers who claim to be from the Attorney General’s Office attempting to collect a debt. Someone pretending to be from the Attorney General’s Office calls the victim and threatens arrest if a bill is not paid. This scam is very similar to others […]

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Audio Plus named Business of Month

By   /  May 13, 2015  /  News  /  Comments Off on Audio Plus named Business of Month

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The Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce named Audio Plus as its Business of the Month Wednesday, May 6. Shown are, from left, kneeling, Justin King, Felicia Overton, Allen Sharpless, Leonard Hursh; standing Sheryl Vickery, Bub Gideons, Shelia Helton, Tristen Gehman, Chamber President Ricky Martin, owner James Helton, Derrick Mueller, Nick Brandenburg, Melissa Ward and Ellis […]

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Council approves stop signs

By   /  May 13, 2015  /  News  /  Comments Off on Council approves stop signs

In what has to be one of the shortest meetings on record, the Atmore City Council approved new stop signs at the intersection of Sowell Street and Perch Street at its regular meeting Monday, May 11. Atmore Mayor Jim Staff explained the reasons for his recommendation to alter what had been a two-way stop into […]

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Commission accepts tower – Secures signal for NVFD

By   /  May 13, 2015  /  News  /  Comments Off on Commission accepts tower – Secures signal for NVFD

The Escambia County Commission reached an agreement with the owner of an unused cell tower in Nokomis to take ownership of the tower for use by the Nokomis Volunteer Fire Department (NVFD) in exchange for tax benefits. The move secures a better working antenna for the department’s emergency signals, according to Commissioner Brandon Smith, District […]

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Missing Child Alert UPDATE

By   /  May 11, 2015  /  Featured, News  /  Comments Off on Missing Child Alert UPDATE

The alert issued this morning has been cancelled. Giovanni Picket has been located safe.

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Man arrested for robbery

By   /  May 8, 2015  /  Featured, News  /  Comments Off on Man arrested for robbery

On Monday, May 5, at approximately 10:22 p.m., Atmore Police responded to the Kangaroo Store located at 325 North Main Street in response to a robbery complaint. On arrival, officers met with the cashier on duty and he advised a black male wearing a white shirt, dark short pants, and a yellow bandana around his […]

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Spice hospitalizes 96, kills 2 in Alabama

By   /  May 6, 2015  /  News  /  Comments Off on Spice hospitalizes 96, kills 2 in Alabama

Alabama hospitals have reported a total of 462 patients seen from March 15 through April 20 who have experienced symptoms after smoking or ingesting synthetic cannabinoids commonly known as spice. Of these, 96 patients were hospitalized and 2 deaths have occurred. Active surveillance began on April 15, 2015. Prior to this, hospitals reported approximate date […]

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