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Nostalgic Notes

Johnny Hoehn introduced a new tire

Two ladies caught our attention this week and we thought our readers would appreciate their accomplishments and courageous battles. I am referring to Sandy Fretwell ... Read more

3 years ago by Lowell McGill.

Talent comes in many forms here

It is very satisfying to write about people with unique talents. Atmore is fortunate to boast about some of these folks. Talent comes in all ... Read more

3 years ago by Lowell McGill.

Everybody wanted those ‘hot seats’

Those hot seat nights at the Strand Theatre back in the 1940s and 1950s were very popular. Patrons turned out in huge numbers to watch ... Read more

3 years ago by Lowell McGill.

Don’t forget the cooks at restaurants

A few years ago, I wrote about “the most important person in the operation of a restaurant is the cook.” Yes, the cook. How many ... Read more

3 years ago by Lowell McGill.

Atmorians make this place amazing

Atmore was fortunate to have had, and still does have, great people who devoted their time and efforts to wonderful causes that made our community ... Read more

3 years ago by Lowell McGill.

Growing up, I knew of some names

Growing up in Perdido, my family was friends with families who moved here from Europe. In fact, I attended elementary school with several of the ... Read more

3 years ago by Lowell McGill.

Tommy always had a way with food

When Tommy Gerlach left Atmore for Andalusia several years ago, he took with him a reputation of culinary arts that only a few can boast ... Read more

3 years ago by Lowell McGill.

Do you use these old time sayings?

There are two words that attorneys dread hearing — frivolous and insolvent. Insolvent is when a person’s liabilities exceed his assets. A frivolous lawsuit is ... Read more

3 years ago by Lowell McGill.

Dr. Lizenby was highly regarded

Former Atmore resident Jimmy Eddin’s Perdido Vineyards winery was featured in an AL.com story last week. Several authors have written accounts of his success over ... Read more

3 years ago by Lowell McGill.

Come with me to Mayfest, it’s here

You can tell Mayfest is only a few days away with city workers and prison inmates tirelessly cleaning city streets and sidewalks. Yes, Saturday is ... Read more

3 years ago by Lowell McGill.

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