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ALEA INCREASES PATROLS DURING THE HOLIDAY SEASON

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[Montgomery, Ala.] The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) is increasing patrols to help protect the lives and promote the safety of motorists in Alabama this holiday season. “ALEA is utilizing all available resources during this peak travel period. We want all motorists to arrive at their destination safely,” said Secretary of Law Enforcement Spencer Collier. […]

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Flamingo Terrace burns

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By   4 days ago

At 4:10 a.m., Wednesday, the Atmore Fire Department responded to a call at the building commonly known as Flamingo Terrace on Martin Luther King Avenue. The Flamingo was no longer open for business, but a local woman was remodeling to open a restaurant and meeting place. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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4 arrested for drugs

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On Thursday, December 11, agents with the 21st Judicial Drug Task Force and deputies with the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office served an arrest warrant on Thomas Longmire at 213 Maxwell Street in Atmore for unlawful distribution of a controlled substance x 2 (UDCS) and unlawful possession marijuana I x 2 (UPM). While officers were at […]

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Under-cover nabs 1

By   4 days ago

On December 12, 2014, after an undercover narcotics investigation, agents with the 21st Judicial Drug Task Force arrested Austin Gray, also known as “Jaybird,” at the intersection of Medical Park and US Highway 31 in Atmore. Gray was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of controlled substance and unlawful distribution of controlled substance. He was […]

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GECA Christmas Concert planned

By   4 days ago

The Greater Escambia Center for the Arts (GECA) will host a Community Christmas Concert Saturday, December 20, at 7 p.m., and all are encouraged to attend and join the celebration. The concert will feature choirs, instrumentalists, soloists and will be attended by the jolly couple in red so the kids can get a chance to […]

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PCI holds first jury trial

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By   4 days ago

About 50 candidates gathered in the courtroom at Poarch Monday, December 15, filling the seats as the Poarch Creek Indian (PCI) judicial system prepares for its first jury trial in its 30-year history. According to Tribal Court Administrator Keesha O’Barr, “This is our third case to have a jury requested, but both of the other […]

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Pizza Hut fire (updated)

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By   4 days ago

A fire inside a wall at the Atmore Pizza Hut on South Main Street in Atmore Monday, December 15, sent customers and employees fleeing the premises as smoke poured from the ceiling of the restaurant. Units from the Atmore Fire Department (AFD) and Poarch Fire Department (PFD) responded to the call for assistance at 3:15 […]

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Congressman in town tomorrow

By   5 days ago

Congressman Bradley Byrne will be in Atmore Wednesday morning at 8 a.m., for coffee at Escambia Drug Store. The Congressman is visiting to celebrate the store’s long history and recognize Ken Barnett. Lou Vickery will be broadcasting live on 105.1 FM. Everyone is invited to drop by.

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Top PCI athletes named – Bama greats attend event

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By   4 days ago

By CORRY BAGGETT News Sports Writer It’s not every day that a man gets to meet THE radio voice for the University of Alabama Crimson Tide football team and a former superstar Bama football player who later played with the Green Bay Packers, Buffalo Bills, Atlanta Falcons and the Detroit Lions; however, I got to […]

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In memory

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By   4 days ago

The staffs of Johnson Quimby Funeral Home and Atmore Memorial Chapel held their annual Candlelight Memorial Service Tuesday, December 9. The public was invited to come by Johnson Quimby and light a candle in memory of someone who passed away this year or in previous year. Shown, Faye Metsch, left, and Kathy Keel light candles […]

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Partners provides iPads, books for APL

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By   4 days ago

The Atmore Public Library was recently awarded a Library Services and Technology Act grant through the Alabama Public Library Service. Funding was used to purchase books and four iPads for youth in the community. For the past two years the library has provided after-school literacy classes for students, and the iPads and books will be […]

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Stroll kicks off Strand fund-raiser

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By   4 days ago

Local merchants participated in the Chamber of Commerce Jingle Bell Stroll Saturday, December 13. During the Stroll, the Atmore Historical Society and Pride of Atmore Committee kicked off a new fund-raiser in the Save the Strand effort. White Sands Candles company is offering the Strand Theatre series candles. These 100 percent all natural, cotton wick, […]

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Santa visits Atmore – arrives by train

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By   4 days ago

Pictured is the Christmas Express driven by Tom Tschida, bringing Santa Claus and his elves to Heritage Park Tuesday, December 9, to visit with the children and hear Christmas wishes. Many chose to have their picture made with the Santa at the event, sponsored by the Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce.

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A’caroling

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By   4 days ago

Huxford Elementary School fifth graders presented their second annual Christmas Caroling Monday evening, December 15. Carolers are, from left, first row, Mallory Sizemore, Micah McNairn, Grace Richardson, Alyssa McMillan, Braylee Alverson, Thomas Banda, Audreanna McMillan; second row, Sarah Lord, Kaiden McGhee, Chase Bishop, Destinee Rolin, Jasmine Rolin, Landon Helton, Noah Weaver, Rowan Adams, Lauren Jordan; […]

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Woodmen presents new flag to ECHS

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By   4 days ago

On Wednesday, December 10, Woodmen of the World Lodge 1892 President Dr. Hugh D. Long presented a new United States flag to be flown at Escambia County High School.. Always promoting patriotism, Woodmen also sponsors a History Award at the school. Shown at the flag presentation are, from left, Assistant Principal Sarah Watkins, junior La’Darien […]

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Training school alumni visit ANC

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Members of the Escambia County Training School Alumni Association visited the residents of Atmore Nursing Center (ANC) to share carols and gifts Monday, December 15. Pictured holding the blankets given to the residents are, from left, seated, residents Elena Patacsil, Ann McIntyre, Marvin Wilson; standing; ANC Activities Director Darlene Murphy, Ann Montgomery, Rosie Jones, ECTS […]

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Introducing Leah Catherine Young

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By   2 weeks ago

Adam and Holly Young announce the birth of their daughter, Leah Catherine Young. Leah was born November 21, 2014, at 8:23 a.m. at Mobile Infirmary. She weighed 8 pounds and 4 oz and was 21 in. long. She is welcomed by big brother Logan. Leah is the granddaughter of Jim and Cindy Young of Canoe, […]

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Smith, Conway to wed

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Heith and Kimber Smith of Atmore, Ala., proudly announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Nicole Smith of Atmore to Daniel Wayne Conway of McCullough, Ala. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Joseph A. Robbins of Edwardsburg, Mich. and the late Rebecca Wood Robbins and Josephine and the late Jerrell Johnson and Pete and Mary […]

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Ceres Rodgers celebrates 90th birthday

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Ceres Rodgers will be 90 on her birthday Thursday, November 20. Imagine her surprise when her family came to Trinity Episcopal Church Sunday, November 16, to attend church with her. In her honor, the family had provided floral arrangements on the altar. The family served lunch to the congregation, complete with fall centerpieces, the singing […]

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Gibbs, Wood to exchange vows

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Mr. and Mrs. David Gibbs of Atmore, Ala., proudly announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsay Karen Gibbs of Atmore to Michael Leon Wood, Jr. of Atmore, Ala. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Troy and Margaret Byrd of Atmore and Mary Gibbs and the late Rev. Fred Gibbs of Atmore. The prospective groom is […]

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Mrs. Norton is 100

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By   2 months ago

Mrs. Ethel Norton was honored with a 100th birthday party Saturday, November 1, at Presley Street Baptist Church. She is a resident of Atmore Nursing Center and a member of First Baptist Church where she still goes to play dominoes every Thursday. About 75 friends and family members attended the celebration. Shown is Mrs. Norton […]

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Bernice Ashcraft retires

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By   2 months ago

Bernice Ashcraft managed the Huxford SAIL Center for 20 years 11 months. Just shy of 21 years, she retired. SAIL Center patrons and co-workers gathered at the center Wednesday, October 29, to wish her well. Mrs. Ashcraft is shown with her cake.      

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Mrs. Barnetta Williams celebrating 107

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By   2 months ago

Mrs. Barnetta Rabb Williams’ birthday is October 20. She will be 107 this year. Her plans are to celebrate her birthday with family and friends. Mrs. Williams grew up in Freemanville. Her family farmed and she kept the children and cooked while the others were in the fields. On Saturdays, the family went to town […]

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Mrs. Clemmie Johnson celebrates 91st birthday

By   3 months ago

Mrs. Clemmie Lindsey Johnson celebrated her 91st birthday Sunday, September 28. Mrs. Johnson, a native of Freemanville, was honored with a birthday dinner Saturday September 27, at 3 p.m., at The Heritage, Atmore. Mrs. Johnson loves to travel and spend as much time as she can with all her family.      

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All-Star Week

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By   2 weeks ago

By GARRETT KIRK News Sports Writer Escambia Academy had an amazing football season this year. The season ended with only one loss, and the Cougars brought home the only State Championship in school history. To top it all off, Escambia sent nine players to the AISA All-Star Game. These players include Quarterback Brett Gorum, Running-back […]

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Montgomery shines at EMCC

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By   3 weeks ago

Atmore native and former Spanish Fort High School football standout Demarco “Marco” Montgomery, currently a sophomore defensive lineman at East Mississippi Community College (EMCC), is having a stellar football career at the college. According to EMCC Sports Information Director David Rosinski, Montgomery is going after his second straight NJCAA Football Championship, Dec. 7 at the […]

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EA goes to All-Star game

By   3 weeks ago

Escambia Academy Cougars football team, State Champs in their division, has nine players heading to Montgomery today to play in the AISA All-Star Football Game Friday, Dec. 5, at 7 p.m., at the Cramton Bowl. Two cheerleaders are accompanying the team. EA Head Coach Hugh Fountain will be one of the coaches in the All-Star […]

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ECMS Eagles take tourney

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By   3 weeks ago

The Escambia County Middle Preparatory School Eagles won first place in the Bumpus Boys Tip-Off Tournament November 7 and 8 in Birmingham. Both the seventh- and eighth-grade teams brought home first-place trophies. Team members are shown with school administrators. ECMS seventh-grade basketball team, from left, front, Tyrus Moorer, Allen Patterson, Dawson Cox, Ladarious Wilson; middle, […]

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Cougars make history

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By   4 weeks ago

By GARRETT KIRK News Sports Writer The Escambia Academy Cougars played Bessemer Academy in the AAA State Championship this past Friday, November 21, at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Troy, Alabama. This marked the Cougars’ first trip to the state championship in school history. The incredible support that was shown to the team before, during, and […]

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Cougars wreck Restoration – Playing for state title

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By GARRETT KIRK News Sports Writer The Escambia Academy Cougars played their second game in the AISA 3-A playoffs Friday night, November 14, when they faced off against Restoration Academy. This game was the semi-final game, meaning that the winner would go on to play in Troy for the State Championship. The game started with […]

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Byrd kills deer

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Harley Byrd killed this deer Saturday while hunting with his dad, Doug Byrd.

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Northview ends season against Vernon

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By CORRY BAGGETT News Sports Writer Sadly, Vernon did to Northview Friday night what Northview did to Vernon last year, and that was end the football season for the Chiefs. With a 36-19 loss, the Chiefs boarded the bus and headed back to Northview. Vernon will now advance to the Region 1 -1A game with […]

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ECMPS students attend honor band, clinic

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Three Escambia County Middle Preparatory School band members represented Atmore in the Southeastern United States Honor Band and Clinic at Troy University December 4-6. Ray Williams, seventh grade, was selected to play the tuba; Jackie Powers III, seventh grade, was selection to play the baritone; and Brooke Doolittle, eighth grade, was selected to play the […]

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College and career night held at ECMS

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By   4 days ago

Escambia County Middle School hosted the eighth-grade College and Career Night Thursday, December 11. Presenters scheduled were Escambia County High School counselor Dr. Collin P. Laskley; Escambia County Career Readiness; Bishop State Community College recruiter Daphne Drinkard; Faulkner State Community College recruiter Joe Beaty; Jefferson Davis Community College Dean of Instruction Dr. Catherine Packer-Williams and […]

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Christmas comes early to Perdido

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Perdido School held their 12th annual Christmas in Perdido Saturday, December 8. More than 30 vendors offered various goods for sale, with everything from Christmas wreaths and ornaments, to baked goods, pottery, and authentic coins made into jewelry. Perdido PTO sponsors this event as a fund-raiser for various needs at the school. Vendors rent booth […]

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RP kindergartners present Christmas program

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Rachel Patterson Elementary School kindergarten classes presented their Annual PTO / Christmas Program Thursday, December 11. Selections included “All I Want for Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth,” “Feliz Navidad,” “Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer,” “T’was the Night Before Christmas Poem,” “We Wish You a Merry Christmas,” and “Santa Claus Is Coming to Town.” As […]

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Simpkins named ASF Ambassador

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Christin Ashleigh Simpkins from Escambia County High School has been selected to be an ASF Foundation Student Ambassador. Christin is the daughter of Rod and Shirley Simpkins of Atmore. The ASF Foundation, established in 1982, developed the Student Ambassador program in 2001 to allow high school students the opportunity to become a spokesperson on behalf […]

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Illusionist visits ACM

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By   2 weeks ago

Bryan Drake, a Christian illusionist from Mobile, visited both Escambia County High School and A. C. Moore Elementary School Friday, December 5, to share his message of making good choices. Drake mesmerized the kids at ACM with a collection of card tricks, humorous deceptions and unbelievable illusions. Explaining that what he does is his dream […]

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Temple Christian Academy honor roll

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Temple Christian Academy has released its honor roll for 5-year old kindergarten through third grades for the second six week grading period of the 2014-2015 school year. Fourth through eighth grades are graded on a nine week quarterly basis, therefore, their honor roll will be reported separately. 5 year old kindergarten A/B honor roll: Cameran […]

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BCHS ‘adopts’ Perdido third graders

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Third-grade students in Linda McCullough’s and Laurie Myer’s classes have been adopted by students in Karen Sims’ class at Baldwin County High School. The students have become “mail pals” this year, communicating through the exchanging of letters, emails and visits. Earlier in October, the high school students visited, and brought treats for each student. They […]

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Christmas cheer at ANC

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Members of Christian Family Outreach Fellowship visited Atmore Nursing Center Monday morning, December 8. In addition to singing several Christmas carols, the group distributed Christmas gifts to residents. Singers were, from left, Quintin Frye, Nancy Riley, Gloria Williams, Selena Johnson, CFOF founder and president Gwen Frye, Trina Tanner, and Mildred Fisher.

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GSUMC to host holiday concert

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Christmas music in all its many moods will ring out at the annual holiday concert at Gulf Shores United Methodist Church, Sunday evening December 14, 7 p.m. The concert is free and the public is welcome and invited to attend. The GSUMC Chancel Choir will present The Many Moods of Christmas, Suite 4 (originally conducted […]

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Plan to attend Christmas Comes Alive

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The Frisco City community presents the 5th Annual “Christmas Comes Alive” live drive-through Nativity, December 12-13, 6 p m – 8 p.m., located at the practice field in front of Frisco City High School. The event features * an entire event for your family, that is completely free of charge. * drive-through in the comfort […]

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Greater Mount Triumph holding harvest day

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The pastor, officers and members of Greater Mount Triumph Missionary Baptist Church invite all to worship with them as they celebrate their Annual Harvest Day on Sunday, November 16, 3 p.m. The Reverend Amos Barnes, Jr., pastor of St. John Baptist Church, Spanish Fort, will bring the message for this occasion. The following theme and […]

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‘I AM’ Sayings of Jesus Christ to be presented

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Greater Mount Triumph Missionary Baptist Church will host The Seven “I Am” Sayings of Jesus Christ Friday, November 14, 7 p.m. Scheduled to participate are Dr. Felicia Bishop, Minister Kenta White, Sister Johnnie Rudolph, Minister Monica Barnes, Sister Lillian Forney, Sister Josephine Norman, Minister Jean Archie. Special guest is Annette Haston. The Seven “I AM” […]

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Wilsons celebrating anniversary

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By   2 months ago

Apostle Jimmie C. Wilson and Co-Pastor Elder Irma J. Wilson will celebrate their 23rd year of service to Holy Community Center Church. Anniversary services began Monday evening and continue through Friday, Nov. 7, 7:30 p.m., nightly. The ending service will be held Sunday, Nov. 9, at 3 p.m. Guest speaker is Bishop Charles Johnson, pastor […]

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Cross Point holding camp meeting

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Pastor J.T. Guyton and the Cross Point Baptist Church congregation are getting ready for Camp Meeting 2014 which begins this week. Services are as follows: Thursday, Oct. 23, 6:30 p.m. – Pastor Joey Rogers, Pace Assembly of God, Pace, Fla. Friday, Oct. 24, 10 a.m. – to be announced Friday, Oct. 24, 6:30 p.m. – […]

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Mt. Pisgah holds Harvest Day

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The congregation of Mt. Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church and guests celebrated their Annual Harvest Day Sunday, October 19, with the message by the Rev. Kevin Laster, pastor of Bright Morning Star of Frisco City. The theme for the Harvest Day service was “Wanted: Willing Laborers for the Kingdom.” The theme Scripture was Matthew 9:37: Then […]

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Red Snapper debate

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By CONGRESSMAN BRADLEY BYRNE If you are like me, you probably enjoy spending some of your free time fishing. We are blessed to live in a place so close to one of our world’s great natural treasures: the Gulf. While some of us enjoy fishing as a hobby or for sport, others depend on the […]

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Right off Main Street…

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By JOAN HACKMAN Guest Columnist When you live right off Main Street I believe you have a different view of the larger downtown community. For one thing, it’s never dark in the way the areas outside of town are dark. One block off Main Street means that even in the middle of the night I […]

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Atmore’s Christmas parade excellent

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By NANCY KARRICK Guest Columnist Wonderful, magical, community, pride, togetherness, beautiful, Christmas spirit. All of these words and emotions hit me head on as I watched Atmore’s Christmas parade last Saturday evening. Downtown looked its best with the festive white Christmas lights shining and the cool weather gave just the right temperature to feel that […]

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GOP now squabbling like the Democrats

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By BOB MARTIN Three weeks prior to the state’s general election in November Alabama GOP Chairman Bill Armistead criticized several high ranking members of his party saying they were attempting to “sabotage” the GOP’s efforts at the polls. He alleged, and I quote: “Several members of the ALGOP Steering Committee seem determined to sabotage ALGOP’s […]

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Sav-A-Life has new name

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To the editor: Your readers may have noticed a new name on the signs in front of the Sav-A-Life Family Resource Center building at 204 S. Pensacola Avenue in Atmore and at 1131 McMillan Avenue in Brewton. After more than 25 years of service to our community in Escambia County as a pro-life Pregnancy Care […]

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Christmas joy

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I thought when I was a younger parent that nothing would top the joy of seeing the excitement in my children’s eyes on Christmas morning, but I have been vividly reminded this year that joy comes in many packages, not just small ones. My 23-year-old daughter Ellen has given the entire household a boost with […]

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Bipartisanship isn’t dead

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By Congressman Bradley Byrne If you are like me, you have probably seen story after story about how dysfunctional Washington, D.C. has become. By the way some of these article sound, you would expect Republicans and Democrats probably couldn’t even be in the same room with one another. In reality, there are still plenty of […]

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Who wants to be defense secretary?

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By Ron Paul It seems nobody wants to be Secretary of Defense in the Obama administration. The president’s first two Defense Secretaries, Robert Gates and Leon Panetta, both complained bitterly this month about their time in the administration. The president’s National Security Council staff micromanaged the Pentagon, they said at a forum [in late November]. […]

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Mae’s Journey: Tidings of Comfort and Joy

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          “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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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   3 months 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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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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The Picture Show

By   1 year ago

By NANCY KARRICK I’ve searched high and wide to find the exact beginning of the Strand Theatre in Atmore and have not succeeded. However, we do know that Atmore has had a picture show for many years. In July 1994, Jerry Gehman interviewed H.C. Williams for the Atmore Historical Society. In that interview, H.C. talked […]

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The Strand: In The Heart of Atmore

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“As a young teenager, my friends and I went to the movies in a group – mostly to see and be seen. We didn’t much care what was on as long as we were there together.” ~ Barbara Sue Post Helena, Montana With the Atmore Historical Society offering an artist’s rendering of The Strand Theater […]

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AHS Ornament Features the Strand

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The Atmore Historical Society unveiled the fourth Christmas ornament in their Atmore-themed holiday collection. This year’s [2008] rendering of the beloved Strand Theater is sure to Any night oils lovely antifungal drugs online compact great. Reading chains thought buy drugs no prescription my. Completely with benefits noprescription meds coupon code and sponge the kind online […]

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Remembered

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Note: “atmore” magazine primarily publishes articles penned by local writers about local topics for local readers. That’s why it’s called “atmore.” However, once in a while an article, or in this case, a blog post from an insightful writer, catches our attention for its universality to which most of us can relate. CeCe Benningfield has […]

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Obituaries for the week of December 24, 2014

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Ronald Wilbert Ledkins Mr. Ronald Wilbert Ledkins, age 81, of Perdido, Ala., passed away Monday, December 15, 2014 at his residence. He was retired from the State of Alabama as a Maintenance Technician. He was born in Bratt, Fla. to the late Edward T. and Ethel Nichols Ledkins. He was preceded in death by five […]

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Obituaries for the week of December 17, 2014

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Donnie Eugene Donaldson Mr. Donnie Eugene Donaldson, age 60, of Alma, Mich., and originally of Atmore Ala., passed away Thursday, December 4, 2014 after a 5 year battle with cancer. He was preceded in death by his parents, Marvin Eugene Donaldson and Myrtle Lori Jeter; three brothers. Mr. Donaldson is survived by his wife of […]

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Obituaries for the week of December 10, 2014

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Euna Willene Langford Mrs. Euna Willene Langford, age 90, passed away Tuesday, December 2, 2014, in Flomaton, Ala. She was a native of Bratt, Fla. and a resident of Flomaton for most of her life. She was a member of the Little Escambia Baptist Church for twenty-five years. She was preceded in death by her […]

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Obituaries for the week of December 3, 2014

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Carlton Ray “Buster” Ardis Mr. Carlton Ray “Buster” Ardis, age 59, of Huxford, Ala., passed away Thursday, November 27, 2014, at his residence. He worked at Huxford Pole and Timber with forty-one years of service. He was born in Atmore, Ala. to the late Carl Ray and Beverly Ray Ardis. He was an avid Alabama […]

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Obituaries for the week of November 26, 2014

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Ruby Maddox Smith Mrs. Ruby Maddox Smith, age 93, passed away Thursday, November 13, 2014 in Tampa, Fla. She was born in Santa Rosa County, Fla. to Henry and Clara Carnley Maddox. She and her husband owned and operated Western Auto Supply for 42 years. She had been living with her daughter, Julie, in Lithia, […]

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Obituaries for the week of November 19, 2014

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Jean Nacole Johnson Ms. Jean Nacole Johnson, age 34, of Atmore, Ala., passed away Tuesday, November 11, 2014 in Bay Minette, Al. She was born in Atmore to Ronald and Linda Pugh Johnson. Ms. Johnson is survived by her parents, Ronald and Linda Johnson of McCullough, Ala.; two sisters, Janice Johnson (Douglas) Cook of RoeNoe […]

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Obituaries for the week of November 12, 2014

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Vallie Andrews Mrs. Vallie Andrews, age 89, passed away Monday, November 3, 2014, in Ft. Walton Beach, Fla. She was a native of Mexia, Ala. and a resident of Atmore, Ala for sixty years. She retired from the City of Atmore Utility Department and organized singings once a month at the Atmore Senior Site. She […]

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Obituaries for the week of November 5, 2014

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Isom Curry, Jr. Mr. Isom Curry, Jr., age 76, of Indianapolis, Ind., formerly of Atmore, Ala., passed away Saturday, October 18, 2014. Funeral services are incomplete at the time but will be announced later by Turner Funeral Home. Turner Funeral Chapel, LLC in charge of all arrangements. Hercules Betts, Sr. Mr. Hercules Betts, Sr., age […]

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