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APD investigating homicide

The Atmore Police Department is seeking information in regard to a death investigation at a residence on Jones Street. “On Thursday, March 26, 2020, at ... Read more

1 week ago by Andrew Garner.

Chamber: Mayfest postponed

Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce officials today announced the postponement of Mayfest for the public’s safety due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Chamber officials said in ... Read more

1 week ago by Andrew Garner.

City adopts resolution giving police authority to issue summons

Mayor issues health directive, closing all parks at 5 p.m. today The Atmore City Council Saturday morning adopted a resolution giving city police officers the ... Read more

1 week ago by Andrew Garner.

ADPH reports 1st Escambia County (Ala.) COVID-19 case

The Alabama Department of Public Health confirmed late this afternoon Escambia County’s first confirmed case of coronavirus (COVID-19). The Escambia County patient hasn’t been identified, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Tribal Chair: We are all in this together

Poarch Creek Indian Tribal Chair and CEO Stephanie Bryan said to the general council during a video message today  that “we are all in this ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

COVID-19: All ‘non-essential’ businesses to close

Gov. Kay Ivey and Alabama Department of Public Health officials announced today the closure of all non-essential businesses statewide because of the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Andrew Garner.

Tip your favorite servers, bartenders virtually

Local servers and bartenders can now receive tips online. Gov. Kay Ivey announced a statewide public health order on March 19 to aid in the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Andrew Garner.

All K-12 public schools to remain closed

UPDATE: Escambia Academy will close school for remainder of year Alternate learning will begin April 6 Gov. Kay Ivey announced today that all K-12 public ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

ADOC: Inmate dies from inmate-on-inmate assault at Fountain

An inmate died from injuries sustained during an assault on March 24 at Fountain Correctional Facility just outside of Atmore, according to the Alabama Department ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

ALT+WORSHIP

CLARIFICATION: In the following article, which was published in today’s print edition of The Atmore Advance, it said that Pastor Kevin Garrett broadcast church services ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Andrew Garner.

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