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An Eagle has landed; Fountain welcomed to WSN

Coming home again is now a part of the vocabulary for East Brewton native Hugh Fountain III. During a reception held in his honor Thursday at W.S. Neal High School, Fountain reminisced about his days in school and as a football coach for the Eagles early in his career. “I’m...
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Well-known Atmore resident, business man receives, comforted by tele-stroke care at ACH

Well-known Atmore citizen Rob Faircloth got in his car one day in May, and couldn’t remember where he was going. Thinking he had stroke-like symptoms, Faircloth then walked back inside, and told his wife, Sheilo. She put him in the car and brought him to Atmore Community Hospital (ACH), where he received both good care and peace of mind through the UAB Tele-Stroke system.
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East Brewton planning a ‘blast’ for July 4th

In less than a week, the skies over East Brewton will be bursting in celebration of Independence Day 2022. East Brewton Mayor Terry Clark said members of the Ft. Crawford Committee and employees of the City of East Brewton have been working for months to prepare for the July 4th celebration.
EAST BREWTON, AL
Atmore Advance

Atmore Lions Club installs officers

Atmore Lions Club recently installed incoming officers and board members during the club’s meeting on June 15. Alabama Lions District 34-C Gov. Elect Bub Gideons presided over the installation and administering of the oath of office ceremony. Shown in the front row from L to R: President Chuck Brooks, Second Vice President Renee Hardy, Club Service Chair Anna Marie Gilchrist, Membership Chair Jennifer White, Membership Officer Gregg Akins, Lion Tamer Sara Smith, Gideons, Eyesight Chair Patty Davis and Director at Large Nancy Karrick. Shown in the back row from L to R: Communications and Marketing Officer Anne Hetzel, Tail Twister Talerie McGhee and Secretary and LCIF Coordinator Candace Wooten. Additionally, First Vice President Kevin Garrett and Director at Large Kenny Smith were recognized.
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Brewton Standard

Justice named to AP Hall of Fame

On June 13, 2022, William James “Jim” Justice of Flomaton was inducted into the Alabama Pharmacy Hall of Fame at the Alabama Pharmacy Association (APA) 141st Annual Convention and Trade Show, held at the Lodge at Gulf State Park in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Jim was born May 8,...
FLOMATON, AL
Atmore Advance

Passing the gavel

Atmore Rotary Club recently held its end-of-the year banquet at David’s Catfish House. The club celebrated the presidency of David Dobson (left), and the beginning of incoming President Paul Oberkirch. Toby Short was elected as the club’s president elect, and Dobson was elected as secretary.
ATMORE, AL
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Obituary: Nina Templeton

Nina R. Templeton, 93, of Brewton, Alabama, formerly of Loda passed away Sunday, June 26, 2022 at Westgate Village, Brewton, Alabama. Funeral services will be at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 5, 2022 at Baier Family Funeral Services, 406 E Pells, Paxton with Rev. Steve Anderson officiating. Burial will follow in Cochrans Grove Cemetery, Windsor, Illinois.
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Theft, drug possession charged

Details remained sketchy late Tuesday morning (June 21), but the Escambia County Detention Center website shows that an Atmore man was arrested early Tuesday morning, apparently on warrants issued by city police. The website indicates that 32-year-old Alton Wayne Walker was booked into the facility at 4:33 a.m. on one...
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Strong thunderstorm impacting area

A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of north central Baldwin, southwestern Escambia and northwestern Escambia (Fla.) Counties through 4:15 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. At 3:35 p.m., National Weather Service doppler radar indicated a strong thunderstorm near Atmore. This storm was drifting slowly north. Hazards include winds in excess of 40 miles per hour and pea size hail. Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around unsecured objects. Minor damage to outdoor objects is possible, according to the NWS. Locations impacted include Atmore, I65 And CR 1, Bratt and Poarch Creek Reservation.
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Market in the Park this Saturday

Don’t forget Market in the Park this Saturday, June 25, at 7 a.m. to 11 a.m., at Heritage Park. Market will also be held July 9 and July 23. It’s a great time to purchase seasonal vegetables and produce, but you might find other items you’d like to purchase as well. Market in the Park is sponsored by the Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce. Shown is one of the vendors from the first Market, June 11.
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Scammers using ‘cloned’ police number

Scammers are apparently becoming a little bolder these days, as city police received a report of a phone call that was shown on caller ID to have originated from Atmore Police Department’s primary non-emergency telephone number. Police Chief Chuck Brooks said the complainant noticed the APD number on his...
ATMORE, AL
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BPC Bass Fishing Completes Weekend at Bassmaster College Series Wild Card

LINCOLN, Ala. -- Brewton-Parker Bass Fishing competed over the weekend at the 2022 Strike King Bassmaster College Series Wild Card at Logan Martin Lake in Lincoln, Alabama. Three boats competed for the Barons with a pair of student-athletes landing within the top 30 for the two-day event. Caleb Barrow and...
LINCOLN, AL
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Feds in Mobile net conviction on fish trafficking charges

MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - A store owner from Georgia made a half-dozen trips to Atmore in 2018 for clandestine meetings in a parking lot off of the interstate with a seller who turned out to be an undercover federal investigator. Those purchases, along with surveillance video and recorded phone calls,...
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We Are Family caregivers celebrates five-year anniversary

We Are Family Home Care Services (WAF) celebrated its five-year anniversary June 18 at The Nelson Place. WAF is a not-for-profit service provider that was formed to meet the need for safe and affordable in-home, non-medical services. The organization provides companionship services such as meal preparation, laundry, light housekeeping, grocery shopping/errands, incidental transportation, medication reminders, grooming and respite care. Additionally, care services such as bathing, grooming, and hygiene, mobility assistance, transferring and positioning, toileting and incontinence and feeding/special diet assistance, are provided.
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