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Stabbed Holman officer dies

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By   7 days ago

Alabama Department of Corrections officials reported Friday, September 16, that the William C. Holman Correctional Facility officer who was stabbed in the head by an inmate on September 1 has died as a result of those injuries. Corrections Officer Kenneth Bettis, 44, of Monroeville succumbed to his injuries at 5:35 p.m. on Friday at University […]

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BOE approves capital plan, budget – Opening ceremony held at new Neal HS

By   7 days ago

The September 15 meeting of the Escambia County Board of Education was held at the new W.S. Neal High School in East Brewton to coincide with the school’s opening ceremony. The board met earlier than usual, 3 p.m. instead of 4:30 p.m., to conduct business ahead of the 4:30 opening event. Superintendent John Knott began […]

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Taste of the South – With photo gallery

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By   7 days ago

Grill smoke and the aroma from cooking pots filled Atmore’s Heritage Park and spread for several blocks last Thursday (Sept. 15) as nearly two dozen cooks and cooking teams served up an eclectic menu at the 13th annual Taste of the South. The essences of home cooking, along with the event’s reputation, brought nearly 800 […]

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Flomaton woman arrested in ‘Flomo Klowns’ incident

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By   2 weeks ago

A Flomaton woman has been arrested, and charges are pending against three juveniles in connection with the “Flomo Klown” incident that led to the lockdown on Thursday of Flomaton High School, along with two other public schools and at least two private schools. A spokeswoman for the county jail’s booking and release division said late […]

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Arrests reportedly made in ‘Flomo Klowns’ incident

By   2 weeks ago

According to a Brewton newspaper, four suspects have been taken into custody in connection with the ‘Flomo Klowns’ incident that led to Thursday’s lockdown of Flomaton High School and the presence of law enforcement officers on the campus of each public school in the county. Unconfirmed reports are that one adult and three juveniles have […]

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‘Klowns’ prompt lockdown at Flomaton; no threat at ECHS

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By   2 weeks ago

Although a lockdown of Flomaton High School was lifted late Wednesday morning, city and county law enforcement personnel remained on the campuses of all Escambia County schools after social media postings indicated that “Flomo Klowns” might be in the Flomaton area. A Mobile television station broadcast that the Flomo Klowns, who have a Facebook page […]

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Taste of the South is Thursday

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By   2 weeks ago

If it’s September in Atmore, it’s time for Taste of the South, sponsored by the Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce. This event is in its 13th year and has grown consistently through the years. Come out to Heritage Park this Thursday, September 15, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., and enjoy food and fellowship. Tickets […]

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ECHS choir members to sing at Carnegie Hall

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By   2 weeks ago

Officials of Festival at Carnegie Hall, one of the two most prestigious musical events in the world for middle school and high school youngsters, have selected Escambia County High School Choir to be a part of the 2017 festival. Marion Gomez, general manager of Carnegie Hall, announced the selection in a letter to ECHS Choir […]

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ECHS shines at Chamber event

By   7 days ago

The Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce’s latest Breakfast with an Elected Official was held Wednesday, September 14. The events, though usually sponsored by various businesses and organizations, are held at the Chamber office. But this one was different. The Escambia County High School Culinary Arts Department sponsored, hosted, cooked and served a full breakfast under […]

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Homecoming 2016 set at ECHS

By   7 days ago

It’s all about Homecoming 2016 next week, September 26-30 at Escambia County High School. Following is a list of planned activities. Monday – Pajama Day Tuesday – Alabama vs. Auburn Day Wednesday – Color War Day Thursday – Red, White, and Blue Day Friday – Homecoming * Spirit Day with Flashback Accessories – Students will […]

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Mearlene Bishop celebrating 80th birthday

By   7 days ago

A birthday celebration will be held Saturday, September 24, to honor Mearlene Bishop on her 80th birthday. All are invited to drop by Atmore First Assembly of God Fellowship Hall between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Allow your presence be your present. Please RSVP to Alice Hilton, 251-975-8809, or Kathryn Gossett, 251-577-1736.

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Historian speaks at APL

By   7 days ago

Historian and videographer Jim Phillips was the guest speaker at the Atmore Public Library Adult Reading Program Wednesday, September 14. He brought along several bottles and coins to show and entertained the group with stories about Alabama history. He also valued coins and other objects brought in by members of the group. Shown, Phillips evaluates […]

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AHS open house

By   7 days ago

The Atmore Historical Society held a Business After Hours and open house Monday evening, September 19. The society is housed at the Peavy-Webb building in Heritage Park. As they visited and had refreshments, folks looked at the society’s collection of items. Shown enjoying the evening are Juanita Smith, left, and Lucille Swift.

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New books at APL

By   7 days ago

Check out the new arrivals at Atmore Public Library. Also, this month, several patrons share their opinions of the new books they’ve read. Five stars is the top rating. Patrons rate new arrivals Linda Parsons: Legends and Lies by Bill O’Reilly – 5 stars Glenda Lord: The Power of I Am by Joel Osteen – […]

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VFW Auxiliary peanut boil

By   7 days ago

The Atmore Memorial VFW Auxiliary held a peanut boil Saturday, September 17, to raise money for projects benefitting veterans. Shown are, from left, Debbie Thornton, Claude Odom, customer Greg Nix, Arlene Delafosse, Jenny Hutto, and Kathy Blackburn.

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Taste of the South – With photo gallery

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By   7 days ago

Grill smoke and the aroma from cooking pots filled Atmore’s Heritage Park and spread for several blocks last Thursday (Sept. 15) as nearly two dozen cooks and cooking teams served up an eclectic menu at the 13th annual Taste of the South. The essences of home cooking, along with the event’s reputation, brought nearly 800 […]

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Classens celebrating 50th anniversary

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By   2 months ago

Roy and Miriam Classen are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary, August 12, 2016. Roy and Miriam were married in Phoenix, Arizona, August 12, 1966. They are parents of four children, Denise, Kevin, Andrea, Juanita, and they have 13 grandchildren. The Classens are retired from farming. Their children are having a card shower and ask that if you […]

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Introducing William Dewitt Cruit

By   2 months ago

Leslie and Pamela Cruit of Atmore, Ala., proudly announce the birth of their son, William Dewitt Cruit. He was born Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 10:24 a.m. at North Baldwin Hospital, Bay Minette, Ala. William weighed 8 pounds and was 19 ½ inches long. His paternal grandparents are Glen and Carol Dreadin of Huxford, Ala., […]

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Introducing Paisley Kate Lambeth

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Phillip and Sandra Lambeth of Flomaton, Ala. proudly announce the birth of their daughter, Paisley Kate Lambeth. She was born Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 2:21 p.m. at West Florida Hospital, Pensacola, Fla. Paisley weighed 7 lbs. 10 oz. and was 19 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Stephen and Gail Brown of Atmore, Ala. Paternal […]

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Strand Theatre hosts historic wedding

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By   2 months ago

By MISSIE TSCHIDA Special to Atmore News History was made Saturday evening, July 9, as the Strand Theatre hosted its first wedding under the management of Pride of Atmore. In true historic style, the overall theme of the wedding was based on the Flapper trend of the 1920s. In the evening ceremony, Cory Simon and […]

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Welcome to the world, Jaylen Cordell Lewis

By   3 months ago

Jaylen Cordell Lewis was born June 20, 2016, at North Baldwin Infirmary at 6:17 a.m. to Catherine Lewis and Desmond Bishop, both of Atmore. Jaylen weighed 8 lbs. 10 oz., and was 21 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Amy Lewis of Atmore and Eddie Lewis of Colorado. Paternal grandparents are Abe and Deborah Bishop of […]

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Thomley celebrates 80th birthday

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By   3 months ago

Sylvester Thomley enjoyed a cake and ice cream celebration with friends and family on his 80th birthday, June 11. Mr. Thomley is retired from the Baldwin County School System and Alabama Dry Dock and Ship Building Company. He still raises cattle and farms in Perdido. Mr. Thomley and his wife have three children, Magi Thomley […]

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Hubers celebrating anniversary

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By   3 months ago

Lester and Goldie Huber will celebrate 50 years of marriage on Saturday, June 25. All family and friends of the couple are invited to join their children in celebrating this Golden Anniversary. The drop-in event will be held at Grace Fellowship at 1412 E. Nashville Avenue, Atmore, from 2 to 4 p.m., with a short […]

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Bright, Dortch to wed

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By   4 months ago

Chandra Shania Bright and Roderick Montreal Dortch are proud to announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The bride-elect and groom-to-be are both Atmore natives. Along with their three children and their families, they would like to invite their friends to help celebrate their special day. The ceremony will take place at Empowerment Tabernacle on June […]

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Cougars pluck Eagles, roll to 56-19 region win

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By   7 days ago

By JOEY QUIMBY News Sports Writer The Eagles of Jackson Academy made the drive to Canoe last Friday (Sept. 16) to take on the Cougars in Escambia Academy’s first region home game of the young season. In what started as a barn-burner but quickly fizzled out, they went home with their feathers ruffled, on the […]

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Bulldogs drop 52-27 decision to visiting Bulldogs

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By   7 days ago

By COLTON NETTLES News Sports Writer J.U Blacksher, fresh off a win against Choctaw County the previous week, lost its momentum and its second home game of the season last Friday (Sept. 16), a 52-27 setback at the hands of Washington County in a battle of Bulldogs. Blacksher opened the game with the first of […]

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Chiefs cage Tigers, roll to 41-6 win

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By LEXXI BAGGETT News Sports Writer I told you last week that we needed full-blown pep rallies at Northview High to make sure our boys were pepped, and I was right. Last Friday’s home game (Sept.16) was prefaced with a spirit-filled pep rally that apparently set the team into action, as the Chiefs defeated Chipley […]

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Blue Devils fall to powerful Andalusia, 54-0

By   7 days ago

Escambia County High got a first-hand look at why Andalusia is one of the state’s top-ranked Class 4A football teams. The Bulldogs, who were ranked fifth in last week’s poll, completely shut down ECHS’s offense and shredded its defense on the way to a 54-0 win last Friday (Sept. 16). The small and inexperienced Blue […]

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Pepsi toss at EA

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By   7 days ago

During the high school football season, the local Pepsi Cola Bottling Company awards $500 college scholarships to seniors in the Pepsi Cola Football Toss. Friday night, September16, two seniors at the Escambia Academy game vied for the scholarship. Shown are seniors Bailey Lancaster, left, and Dustin Daw, winner of the toss. News photo by Ditto […]

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Cougars rout Pickens, earn first region win

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By   2 weeks ago

By JOEY QUIMBY News Sports Writer Escambia Academy’s Cougars traveled to Carrollton last Friday (Sept. 9) to take on the Pickens Academy Pirates, who came into the matchup 2-0, while the Cougars were 2-1. When it was over, EA had posted a 52-6 win that represented their first region win. The Cougars wasted no time […]

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Devils drop heartbreaker in double overtime

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By   2 weeks ago

Escambia County’s Blue Devils and Monroe County’s Tigers slugged it out through regulation and into a second overtime last Friday (Sept. 9) before the visiting Tigers were able to claim a technical knockout and a 24-18 decision. The inexperienced ECHS squad continued to show improvement, putting together an impressive 11-play drive as the clock wound […]

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JUB takes down Choctaw County, 32-12

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By   2 weeks ago

BY COLTON NETTLES News Sports Writer J.U. Blacksher, coming off a tough loss to Southern Choctaw, got back on the winning track last Friday (Sept. 9) with a 32-12 victory over Choctaw County’s Tigers. The Bulldogs came out throwing on the game’s first possession. Andrew Redditt hit Dytwan Richardson twice for key first downs, and […]

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Students prepare for stock market game with professional help

By   7 days ago

Perdido Middle School students in Ms. Gerri McDonald’s Gifted Enrichment class are gearing up for the Stock Market Game, which begins in late September. Many of these students have been competing in this “real-time,” “real-world” simulation since fourth grade. To help the students gain a broader perspective of economics, as well as answer their many […]

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RP Elementary Star Students

By   3 weeks ago

This is the first group of Star Students at Rachel Patterson Elementary School for the new school year. Shown are, from left, front, Khloe Brown, Kori Dailey, Dexter Pace, Adalia White, Elycia McMillan, Jaliya Hazley, Tykeria Wiggins; middle, Jaliyah King, London Forney, Mikera Baldwin, Jabarie Knight, Ariyana Knight, Alicia Hale, Breanna Richardson; back, Luke Penner, […]

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Grandparents Day at ACM

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By   3 weeks ago

Every year, the administration, faculty and staff of A.C. Moore Elementary School invite grandparents to come have lunch with their grandchildren at the school. Students love having them visit their school. Shown at this year’s Grandparents Day Thursday, September 1, are students Zykel Jones, left, and Tayshawn James with their lunch guests Jacqueline Dortch and […]

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Perdido Middle School students qualify for the Duke Talent Search

By   3 weeks ago

Just what is the Duke University Talent Identification Program, and how is it beneficial to students as young as fifth grade? First of all, the Duke University Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving academically gifted and talented youth. As a global leader in gifted and talented education, Duke TIP […]

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Fifth graders involved in STEM education

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By   3 weeks ago

Classes that incorporate STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) activities and lessons, develop those skills that so many careers need, and so many students lack – skills like communication, problem solving, critical thinking, creativity, and data analysis. The truth is that STEM encompasses the most engaging, hands-on subjects in our schools. Strong STEM skills lead […]

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ACM Star Students

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The very first group of Star Students A.C. Moore Elementary School was named Friday, August 26. They are, from left, front, Taliyah Johnson, Kayleigh Young, Tavion Marshall, Jontavious Redmond, Jeremiah Boykin, Jaycee Dawson, Imari Lemon; back, ACM Counselor Tonya Ragan, Jamesia Hudson, Patricia Phillips, Makenna Day, Jazariah Henderson, Kyleigh Everette, Mariah Leslie, Trinity Gray. In […]

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JDCC releases honors lists

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Jefferson Davis Community College has released the President’s List and Dean’s List for Summer Semester 2016. President’s List Requirements for inclusion on this least are a semester grade point average of 4.0 and completion of a minimum semester course load of 12 semester credit hours of college-level work. Students named to this list are as […]

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RSTC nurses pinned

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Reid State Technical College held LPN Pinning and Candle Lighting ceremonies on August 6. Atmore Health Careers graduates were presented pins and awards for outstanding achievement. Class Valedictorian and Florence Nightingale Awards were presented to Sabria Redmond-Fountain. Melissa Pouncey was selected Salutatorian with the second highest GPA. LPNs pinned were Madison Amerson, Atmore; Cindy Stacey-Coleman, […]

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Love benefit planned

By   2 weeks ago

A Love Benefit for the Rev. Robert Davis is set for Saturday, September 17, at 6 p.m., at Mt. Gillead Missionary Baptist Church. The theme is Neighbors Helping Neighbors and Friends Helping Friends. The event is sponsored by the Mt. Gillead Missionary Baptist Church Male Chorus. All are invited to come out and enjoy gospel […]

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Groundbreaking held for Abundant Life Church

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By   3 weeks ago

The official groundbreaking ceremony was held Saturday, September 3, for Abundant Life Church of Deliverance at 1102 E. Nashville Avenue. Members and clergy were joined by several dignitaries from other churches for the event. The opening song, “Thank You Lord,” was presented by Bishop J.L. Bankes Sr. Chief Apostle Carolyn Bankes gave the Occasion. Scripture […]

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Gaines Chapel AME burns mortgage, marks anniversary

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By   4 weeks ago

Members of Gaines Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Atmore gathered on Sunday (Aug. 28) to celebrate not only the church’s 111th year of existence, but also the recent retirement of more than $150,000 of indebtedness. After nearly two hours of preaching, praying and singing, the congregation marched in two groups out of the church […]

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Bethel to host The Nelons

By   1 month ago

Bethel United Methodist Church will host The Nelons in concert Saturday, September 3, at 6 p.m. A love offering will be received. The church is located at 5191 Highway 21, Atmore. Pictured at The Nelons, from left, Kelly, Autumn, Jason and Amber

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Gaines Chapel celebrating anniversary, burning the mortgage

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By   1 month ago

The congregation of Gaines Chapel A.M.E. Church will celebrate the 111th year Church Anniversary and conduct a Mortgage Burning Ceremony Sunday, August 28, at 11 a.m. The speaker for the occasion will be the Rev. Irrmatine Chastang, pastor of Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church, Brewton. Pastor the Rev. Amos Smith, Presiding Elder the Rev. Dr. Jacqquelyn […]

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Help Rev. Tucker help flood victims

By   1 month ago

The Rev. Dr. Monroe Tucker Jr. of Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church is collecting supplies for Baton Rouge, Louisiana flood victims. He plans to take a load to the area this Friday. “This is a small effort from Atmore,” he said, but he’s expecting to make a big difference in some people’s lives. Rev. Tucker […]

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Destiny hosting ‘tag team’ revival

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Destiny Worship Center will host a Tag Team Revival Sunday through Wednesday, August 28-31, 7 p.m. each night. The theme for the services is “Finally Free.” Teaming up for this unique revival are Dr. Bernard Bishop, pastor of Destiny Worship Center, and Prophet Shawn Williams, youth pastor of Jones Street True Pentecostal Holiness Church, Atmore. […]

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Prayers lifted at Midnight Cry

By   1 month ago

Friday night marked the Midnight Cry prayer service at Destiny Worship Center. This was a community led prayer for everyone. The doors of the Center were opened from midnight to daybreak with continual prayers being made for the city, city officials, firefighters, policemen, families, prison system, school board, sickness and diseases, and so much more. […]

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Leading the fight against poverty

By   2 weeks ago

By Congressman Bradley Byrne 19.2 percent. That number represents the percentage of people in Alabama who live in poverty. The number comes out to over 900,000 people. I recently set out to learn more about poverty in our area by visiting local organizations that are committed to helping the poor. I spoke not only with […]

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Inside the Statehouse

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By Steve Flowers There is no truer adage in the political world than “all politics is local.” Therefore, the best politics and the best governing in the state are at the local level. The mayors of cities and towns throughout Alabama are the real governors of the state. Running a city is a full-time job. […]

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ASDE approves Sentance – Surprise!

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By Larry Lee As a rule, state school board meetings are amicable with emotions kept well in check. Not the one today, Sept. 8, 2016. But given how contentious the selection of a new state superintendent has been over the last couple of months, today should not have surprised anyone. Today was when the board faced approving, […]

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Goodbye Lake Wobegon

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By Harvey H. (“Hardy”) Jackson I read the other day that Garrison Keillor is retiring. I’m gonna miss him. Back in the 80s, it seemed that everybody who was anybody was listening to Keillor and “A Prairie Home Companion” on Public Radio. You could not carry on a conversation with people in-the-know unless you knew […]

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Working for you

By   4 weeks ago

By Congressman Bradley Byrne When most people think about the job of a Member of Congress, they often think about casting votes or attending committee meetings. While these are important parts of the job, much of my time is spent providing important services to the people of Southwest Alabama. One of the key roles of […]

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On hiring Michael Sentance

By   4 weeks ago

By Mary Scott Hunter Submitted to Atmore News Friday, August 26 This morning I emailed a letter similar to this one to the 250 or so people that wrote to me in advance of the State Board’s decision to hire Michael Sentance as our next State Superintendent. I am now reaching out to my entire network […]

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My own conspiracy theory

By   4 weeks ago

By Harvey H. (“Hardy”) Jackson Wendell: “It’s a mess, ain’t it Sheriff?” Sheriff Ed Tom Bell: “If it ain’t, it’ll do till the mess gets here.” No Country for Old Men   “There’s something going on.” Donald J. Trump   A few weeks ago my buddy Bill out in Texas expressed dismay when I devoted […]

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Inside the Statehouse

By   4 weeks ago

By Steve Flowers With Labor Day approaching it signifies that the long hot summer will soon be coming to an end. It seems that the summers are getting hotter and hotter. I was born and raised in south Alabama so I was accustomed to long hot summers. I remember when there was no air conditioning […]

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The Flag – A Love Story

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By   3 months ago

by DWIGHT ALLEN It was the summer of 1939 in southern Illinois. A happy, smiling 5-year-old boy in shorts and sandals was standing on the sidewalk with his favorite possession, an American flag, held proudly across his chest. His dad had just told him, “We’re going back to Texas, it’s time to get you started […]

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Rolling Jails

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By   7 months ago

So Wade Cox called me one day and said he had something at his place that I might be interested in for a story. His place being Westside Salvage. Wade has a bunch of stuff at his business, and it’s all kinds of stuff. What he told me was indeed interesting but I couldn’t do […]

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Vanessa Maholovich honors husband's memory – Look for Vanessa in the Atmore News booth

By   11 months ago

About 18 months ago, I felt an inexplicable connection when I met Vanessa Maholovich (now Carden). She and I were among around 20 women in Nancy Helton’s Zumba class. Little did Vanessa and I know then how close we would eventually become. Now we both believe a higher power led us to meet in order […]

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The man

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By   1 year ago

  I keep digital pictures on my computer forever. When I took this picture in April 2004, I saved it in my computer as “the man.” I didn’t know his name. Like me, you had probably seen him walking around town. A decided limp. When I was in the bank drive-thru one day, I saw […]

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Mae’s Journey: Tidings of Comfort and Joy

By   2 years ago

          “This experience has renewed my faith in the human spirit.” Vickie Clark, Birmingham             “We think of Mae as an inspiration for all lost and stray pets.” Brandon James Thanksgiving came early for Birmingham resident Vickie Mitchell Clark. On November12 she was reunited at Atmore PCI Animal Control (commonly known as the animal shelter) […]

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The Final Salute – Elwood E. Barden, Sr. Buried at Arlington National Cemetery

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By   2 years ago

After Mr. Elwood E. Barden, Sr., age 93, passed away on June 18th, a lovely service was held for him at Atmore’s First Baptist Church. However, because the celebrated World War II veteran would be buried at a later date in Arlington National Cemetery, his wife of 69 years, “Miss Ruby,” and their family would […]

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‘A Secret Life’

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By   2 years ago

Mini-review by BONNIE BARTEL LATINO Lee Meriwether Carver’s latest novel, “A Secret Life,” is her best yet! I had the pleasure of reading an ARC (Advanced Read Copy) for a book jacket endorsement. The book published in late August. It is available in eBook and paper at Amazon.com.  Lee skillfully weaves history with fiction to […]

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Unclaimed Baggage Center

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By   2 years ago

Following is an excerpt from an article in the September issue of “atmore” magazine. Unclaimed Baggage Center is located in Scottsboro, Alabama. Well, it’s hard to know where to start about UBC. I’m sure many of you know about it. The “store” covers a city block, and is packed with items people had in their […]

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Obituaries for the week of September 28, 2016

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William G. Hill Mr. William G. Hill, age 76, passed away Monday, September 19, 2016 in Flomaton, Ala. He was a native of Sylvester, Ga. and has resided in Flomaton for the past thirty years. He retired from the Alabama State Correction System. He was a member of the American Quarter Horse Association and Unity […]

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Obituaries for the week of September 21, 2016

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Berry Lynn Ross Mr. Berry Lynn Ross, age 47, of Poarch, Ala., passed away Monday, September 12, 2016 in Atmore, Ala. He was a member of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians and served on the Tribal Council. He was born in Pasadena, Texas to Eugene R. and Marilyn Morris Ross. He was preceded in […]

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Obituaries for the week of September 14, 2016

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Dolly Shipp Mrs. Dolly Shipp, age 85, passed away Tuesday, September 6, 2016 in Poarch, Ala. She was a native of Little River, Ala., former resident of McCullough, Ala. and has resided in Atmore, Ala. for the past twenty years. She was of the holiness faith. She was preceded in death by her husband, James […]

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Obituaries for the week of September 7, 2016

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Ora Mae Bryars White Mrs. Ora Mae Bryars White, age 81, of Perdido, Ala., passed away Friday, September 2, 2016 in Mobile, Ala. She was retired from Vanity Fair Mills. She was born in Perdido to the late Orie W. and Lilly Modelle Long Bryars. She was a member of Perdido Church of God, and […]

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Obituaries for the week of August 31, 2016

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Malcolm Corum Major, Jr. Mr. Malcolm Corum Major, Jr., age 73, passed away Tuesday, August 23, 2016 in Atmore, Ala. He was a native of Pensacola, Fla., former resident of Bratt, Fla. and has resided in Atmore most of his life. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force; retired from Vanity Fair with […]

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Obituaries for the week of August 24, 2016

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Donna Mae Messer Ms. Donna Mae Messer, age 53, of Atmore, Ala., passed away Wednesday August 17, 2016 in Atmore. She was a homemaker. She was born in Atmore to the late George M. and Juanita Presley Messer. She was of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, […]

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Obituaries for the week of August 17, 2016

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Joseph Salvador De Seno Mr. Joseph Salvador De Seno, age 72, of Atmore, Ala., passed away Tuesday, August 9, 2016. He was born in Mobile, Ala. to the late John S. and Ruth Welsh De Seno. He served in the United States Army. Mr. De Seno is survived by his wife, Ronee De Seno of […]

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Obituaries for the week of August 10, 2016

By   2 months ago

Douglas Lambert Mr. Douglas Lambert, age 74, passed away Monday, August 1, 2016 at a local nursing home. He was born in Fruitdale, Ala. and was a resident of Atmore, Ala. for most of his life. He was preceded in death by his wife of fifty years, Nellie Ann Lambert; parents, Angus Lambert and Emma […]

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