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ECHS, JUB win; Northview falls

By   22 hours ago

The following high school football scores are from Friday, Aug. 26: Escambia County High 24, Wilcox Central 16 J.U. Blacksher 55, Florala 6 Crestview 70, Northview 0 Flomaton 42, Jay (Fla.) 7 Monroe Co. 48, A.L. Johnson 26 Tallassee 26, W.S. Neal 21

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Webster, Robinson in District 2 run-off

By   3 days ago

Jerome Webster and Russell Robinson accounted for all but 54 of the 182 votes cast on Tuesday (Aug. 23) and will face each other in an Oct. 4 run-off for the District 2 seat on the Atmore City Council. The vote total represented only 18.4 percent of the district’s 987 active voters, and unconfirmed reports […]

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Student-athlete wounded in shooting

By   4 days ago

The two-player battle to become Escambia County High School’s starting quarterback is now down to one candidate, after one of the teens vying for the position was wounded in a drive-by shooting that occurred early Sunday inside the city. The 17-year-old athlete suffered a single gunshot wound to his lower leg in the incident, effectively […]

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Sending relief to Louisiana

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By   4 days ago

John and Kathy Swift made a lot of friends over the years during barbecue-cooking competitions in southern Louisiana. Therefore, it was only natural that the couple, who make up Wild Bunch Butt Burners barbecue team, wanted to participate in the massive relief effort that was launched in the wake of the devastating floods that struck […]

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Court docket set

By   4 days ago

The 21st Judicial Circuit Criminal Docket is set for September 12 through September 23, at the Escambia County Courthouse in Brewton. The following cases are on the docket. Courtroom One Jedd Jackson Grimes, sodomy 1st; Carl Lee Smith, TOP 1st / deception x 5; Evett Denise Gray, UPCS; Kyle Bryant Smith, TOP 1st / deception; […]

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GECA auditions Sunday

By   4 days ago

The next production by the Greater Escambia Council for the Arts is “Anne of Green Gables.” Auditions will be held Sunday, August 28 at 2 p.m., at the theater on the corner of Trammell and Nashville. There are 17 parts, male and female, ages 12 through adult. The cast is limited, with all roles being […]

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School system to purchase new buses

By   4 days ago

The Escambia County school system will get some much-needed new buses with help from a fleet renewal program through the state. The board of education authorized Superintendent John Knott to “pursue financing to maximize fleet renewal eligibility” at the board meeting Thursday, August 18. The Alabama Fleet Renewal Program provides local school systems funding for […]

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Teen wrecks on bridge

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By   2 weeks ago

An Atmore teen escaped with only minor injuries Saturday morning (Aug. 13) after she apparently lost control of her vehicle as it entered a bridge, then skidded along the bridge guardrail and rolled completely over before coming to a stop in a roadside thicket. According to reports filed by Alabama state troopers, the 16-year-old female […]

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ECHS 50 Days of Summer Giveaway

By   3 days ago

The Escambia County High School 50 Days of Summer Giveaway ended Monday, August 22. Proceeds from the giveaway benefit athletic and other programs at ECHS. Principal Dennis Fuqua said raising this money gives administration the flexibility to address immediate needs at the school. He expressed his appreciation to everyone who purchased a ticket and said […]

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RSTC nurses pinned

By   3 days ago

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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Local student participates in national program – Scholarship encourages Native American students into health careers

By   3 days ago

Melea McGhee was one of 25 teenagers nationwide to participate in the 18th Association of American Indian Physicians’ National Native American Youth Initiative (NNAYI) program. Melea, a student at Escambia County High School, attended the nine-day program held in Washington, D.C. this summer. Melea is the daughter of Brandi Rutherford and Perry McGhee and is […]

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Attending the family reunion

By   3 days ago

Barbara Poole-Harris of Atmore and her daughter, Lantoria Harris, formerly of Atmore, attended the Poole-Taylor family reunion in July 8-10 in Georgia. Everyone took in a number of historic sights and toured the CNN Building where this photo was taken. Relatives came from Alabama, Texas, Florida, Georgia and Kentucky. Hostesses for the reunion were Mary […]

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Moore speaks at Chamber program

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By   3 days ago

Escambia County Tax Assessor Thad Moore was the guest speaker at the Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce’s Breakfast with an Elected Official session on Tuesday (Aug. 16). Moore enlightened the two dozen or so in attendance on the operations of his office, including the various exemptions that are available for those who live on their […]

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Update on Mary Ellen Ray – Family sets up healthfundit account

By   3 days ago

In the June 29, 2016 edition of Atmore News, we introduced you to Mary Ellen Ray, daughter of Joe and Jeni Ray. Mary Ellen is an 18-year-old young lady with cerebral palsy and epilepsy who is largely confined to a wheelchair and has limited speech. In June 2015, Mary Ellen fell off a porch and […]

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U.S. marshals warn of jury duty phone scams

By   4 days ago

Washington – The U.S. Marshals Service is warning the public of a nationwide telephone scam involving individuals claiming to be U.S. marshals, court officers or law enforcement officials seeking to collect a fine in lieu of arrest for failing to report for jury duty. The U.S. Marshals Service does not call anyone to arrange payment […]

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United Bank employees donate to United Fund

By   2 weeks ago

Each year United Bank employees pledge their support for United Fund of Atmore through payroll deduction. To support its employees and the United Fund, United Bank Charitable Foundation is proud to match United Bank employee donations dollar for dollar. On August 10, Tina Brooks of United Bank Charitable Foundation presented a check for $722.97 to […]

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Classens celebrating 50th anniversary

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By   3 weeks 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   3 weeks 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

By   1 month ago

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   1 month 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   2 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   2 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   2 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   3 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 defeat two-time reigning 1A champs, 41-12

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By   3 days ago

By JOEY QUIMBY News Sports Writer The Escambia Academy Cougars opened the home portion of their 2016 schedule at Batchelor Field Friday evening (Aug. 19) by playing host to the two-time defending AISA 1A champions, Abbeville Christian. What started as a defensive battle in the first quarter turned into a long night for the Generals […]

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ECHS coach: Some positives in 41-6 preseason loss

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By   3 days ago

Royce Young knows it’s not easy to find positive things after a football team has suffered a 41-6 loss. But Young, head coach of Escambia County High School’s Blue Devils, said the positives can be found, if you dig deep enough. “There were some positives; unfortunately, not enough,” Young said about his team’s preseason loss […]

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Rodgers named AAD at Tulane

By   3 days ago

Atmore native Scottie Rodgers has been named the Green Wave’s new Associate Athletic Director for Strategic Communications at Tulane University in New Orleans. The announcement was made Thursday, August 18, by Tulane Director of Athletics Troy Dannen. Rodgers joins Tulane after spending the last eight years as the Associate Executive Director, Communications and External Relations at […]

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Chiefs notch 35-6 preseason win over Blacksher

By   3 days ago

By LEXXI BAGGETT News Sports Writer For a new head football coach, starting off with a win is an incredible feat. But that’s exactly what happened for Northview High School’s Derek Marshman and his Chiefs, as the final score in Friday’s (Aug. 19) preseason contest against the J.U. Blacksher Bulldogs showed a 35-6 victory. “It’s […]

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Blacksher drops season opener to Northview

By   3 days ago

By COLTON NETTLES News Sports Writer J.U. Blacksher’s Bulldogs opened their season Friday night (Aug. 19) in front of a large home crowd. The Bulldogs, who recorded a 7-4 overall record and a 5-1 region record last year, fell by a 35-6 score to Northview’s Chiefs. Kicker Cooper Dean booted a high kick to the […]

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Wiggins wins 3 on 3

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By   3 days ago

Escambia County High School student Dimitri Wiggins won first place in the 3 on 3 competition at the Nike Basketball Camp Homewood High School held July 25-29. The Complete Skills Camp is intended to help players of all abilities develop athletically, refine fundamental basketball skills and enhance their skill set at the post, wing or guard […]

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Lee, Turner shine in SECIS, Cougars opener

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By   2 weeks ago

By JOEY QUIMBY News Sports Writer The Escambia Academy Cougars opened their football season on Saturday. August 13, in the SECIS (Southeastern Commission of Independent Schools) Kickoff Classic at the Cramton Bowl in Montgomery. The Cougars took on the First Baptist School Hurricanes who came in from Charleston, South Carolina for the game. On the […]

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ECMS Eagles rebuilding, but could surpass expectations

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By   2 weeks ago

Layton Knight knew when he took the job as football coach at Escambia County Middle School that his work was cut out for him. But, thanks to a few talented skill players and a couple of large linemen, he thinks there could be some light at the end of the tunnel. “I’ll be trying to […]

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RSTC nurses pinned

By   3 days ago

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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Perdido E/M School welcomes students

By   3 days ago

Excitement filled the halls as students were welcomed back on their first day of school at Perdido Elementary / Middle School on Monday. They were greeted as they drove up by Principal Phillip Stewart and Assistant Principal Mark Harbison. For many of this year’s youngest students, it was a new beginning: new school, teacher, classmates […]

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Perdido E/M School welcomes new faculty and staff

By   2 weeks ago

Perdido Elementary / Middle School welcomes several new teachers as well as a new assistant principal for the 2016-2017 school year. The new assistant principal at Perdido Elementary is Mark Harbison. Mr. Harbison is originally from Albertville, Alabama, and graduated from the University of Alabama. He obtained his Master’s Degree in Instructional Leadership from the […]

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Reid State students named to honors lists

By   3 weeks ago

Reid State Technical College students achieved recognition for Summer Semester 2016 academic honors. President’s List requires a 4.0 GPA for a minimum of 12 semester hours of college level work. Dean’s List recognizes students with a 3.5 or above but below a 4.0 for 12 semester credit hours of college level work. Students achieving academic […]

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Institute kicks off new school year – Army Ranger, author, musician addresses group

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By   3 weeks ago

The new year for Escambia County public schools starts with the Teachers’ Institute. Although teachers do make up most of the audience, also attending are administrators, staff, central office personnel and school board members. This year’s institute was held Friday, August 5, at Flomaton High School. Keni Thomas True to form, Assistant Superintendent Beth Drew […]

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Technology abounds at Northview

By   3 weeks ago

By LEXXI BAGGETT Special to Atmore News Northview High School is known for its cutting-edge technology, but this coming year will be one for the books. The district is implementing the use of Chromebooks for each student in the district. These are individual laptops which will be assigned to each student for school and home […]

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JDCC receives grant from literacy foundation

By   2 months ago

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently awarded Jefferson Davis Community College a $15,000 grant to support adult literacy. This local grant award is part of over $7.1 million in grants awarded to more than 900 schools, nonprofits and organizations across the 43 states that Dollar General serves. “Consistent with our mission of Serving Others, we […]

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RSTC recognizes honor students

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By   2 months ago

Reid State Technical College students from Escambia County achieved recognition for Spring Semester 2016 academic honors. President’s and Dean’s List students were presented certificates for academic performance. President’s List requires a 4.0 GPA for a minimum of 12 semester hours of college level work. Dean’s List recognizes students with a 3.5 or above but below a 4.0 […]

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Bethel to host The Nelons

By   3 days 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   3 days 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   3 days 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

By   3 days ago

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   3 days 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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Destiny to host ‘Midnight Cry,’ 6-hours of prayer

By   2 weeks ago

Dr. Bernard Bishop, pastor of Destiny Worship Center in Atmore, is inviting individuals and churches from across the community to join him for “Midnight Cry,” a six-hour prayer session that will run from midnight this Friday, Aug. 19, until sunrise on Saturday. “We’re going to open up our worship center to the community,” Bishop explained. […]

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Rev. Spikes preaching at Rock Creek

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By   2 weeks ago

The Rev. Jean Spikes will fill the pulpit at Rock Creek Assembly of God (a community church) for two Sundays in the absence of the pastor who recently had surgery for cancer at M.D. Anderson in Houston. Rev. Spikes will be at Rock Creek Sunday, August 21 and 28, 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. The […]

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Homecoming, revival set at Pleasant Hill

By   2 weeks ago

Pleasant Hill Full Gospel Baptist Church will celebrate Homecoming Sunday, August 21, 3:30 p.m., with guest minister the Rev. Monroe Tucker Jr. of Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church. Revival services will be held Monday through Friday, August 22-26, 7:30 p.m., with guest evangelist the Rev. Tracy Jackson, formerly of Atmore, now located in South Carolina. […]

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New VA clinic long overdue

By   4 days ago

By Congressman Bradley Byrne I had long heard the complaints about the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) clinic in Mobile. Whether it was at town hall meetings, Memorial Day events, or while shopping at the grocery store, veterans always shared their concerns about the Mobile VA outpatient clinic. The Mobile VA clinic is critically important. […]

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Where you gonna go

By   4 days ago

By Harvey H. (“Hardy”) Jackson Recently I published a column on the significance of losers in the American electoral tradition. As I pointed out then, and will reiterate now, the losers are the glue that holds our democracy together. For those of you who did not see the column, I wrote about how important it […]

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Inside the Statehouse

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By Steve Flowers In 1960 television was a new medium. Most Americans did not have televisions in the early 1950s. However, by 1960 the majority of the country had fallen in love with Lucy and TV. Presidential races had been run by party bosses in urban enclaves like New York and Boston. Political parties and […]

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Education matters

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By Larry Lee Editor’s note: On August 11, the Alabama State Board of Education hired Michael Sentance to replace Dr. Tommy Bice, who stepped down as Alabama school superintendent at the end of March. Sentance was one of six finalists for the top job. Larry Lee has been critical of the board’s decision and started […]

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Address issues, move on

By   2 weeks ago

The Alabama Legislature, called into special session this week, is considering several items, the two biggest being whether or not Alabama voters should be allowed to decide whether or not the state would become the latest to implement a lottery, and whether or not additional funding will be allocated to the state’s Medicaid program. The […]

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Back to School

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By Congressman Bradley Byrne Anxious. Excited. Nervous. Intrigued. Those are just a few of the emotions students feel as they head back to school. As a parent, we share many of those same emotions. Excitement for our child and their ability to grow and learn. Nervousness about the challenges each school year brings. These feelings […]

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Inside the Statehouse

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By Steve Flowers Political experts and historians have consistently chronicled the fact that vice presidential choices have no significant effect on the presidential race outcome. However, this has been a very unconventional presidential political year. My assessment is that the selection of Mike Pence by Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton’s choosing Tim Kaine were extremely […]

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Let’s hear it for the losers

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By Harvey H. (“Hardy”) Jackson Confronting the possibility that he might not be declared the winner in November, Donald Trump began talking about the election being “rigged.” Trump friend and advisor Roger Stone suggested that the Republican nominee go farther and warn supporters that “if there is voter fraud, this election will be illegitimate … […]

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The Flag – A Love Story

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By   2 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   6 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   10 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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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 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

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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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Obituaries for the week of August 3, 2016

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Freida Stacey Johnston Mrs. Freida Stacey Johnston, age 54, of Rabun, Ala., passed away Sunday, July 24, 2016. She was a native of Atmore, Ala. and a life-long resident of Rabun. She was preceded in death by a son, Kenneth Johnston; parents, Lonnie and Clinie Stacey; sister, Flossie Stacey; two brothers, Fate Stacey and Ferrell […]

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Obituaries for the week of July 27, 2016

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Wrecil “Bud” Shehan Mr. Wrecil “Bud” Shehan, age 89, passed away Monday, July 18, 2016 in Atmore, Ala. He was a native of Lower Peach Tree, Ala. and a resident of Atmore for the past seventy-five years. He was a retired Police Captain with the Atmore Police Department with twenty-one+ years of service and was […]

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Obituaries for the week of July 20, 2016

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James Vernon Phillips Mr. James Vernon Phillips, age 75, passed away Sunday, July 10, 2016, in Atmore, Ala. He was a native and life-long resident of Walnut Hill, Fla. He was retired from Monsanto with thirty-sic and one/half years of service. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and gardener. He was preceded in death by […]

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Obituaries for the week of July 13, 2016

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Vernon “Doug” McCraney Mr. Vernon “Doug” McCraney, age 56, of Atmore, Ala., passed away Sunday, July 3, 2016. He was a native of Marietta, Ga. and has resided in Atmore for the past fifty years. He was a respected sheet metal mechanic in Alaska. He attended the Church of the Living God. He was preceded […]

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