City sets Halloween hours
The city of Atmore’s Halloween Day hours run from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Tues., Oct. 31.
Police Chief Chuck Brooks said extra patrols will be out to ensure everybody has a safe night.
Brooks made the following recommendations to help keep children safe during Halloween night:
• all children must be accompanied by an adult
• do not allow children to have suspicious items
• if an item is a dangerous substance, call the APD at 251-368-9141
• don’t allow children to eat anything not properly packaged
• carry a flashlight
• children need to wear light clothing, and make sure their costumes are visible
• children don’t need to run in the streets
“We want everybody to have fun and enjoy the evening, but we also want to keep everybody safe,” he said.