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Child injured in accident – Impaired driver arrested

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A two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Craig Street and South Main Street Sunday afternoon, August 23, resulted in a child’s being injured and an impaired driver’s being arrested. Jacqueline Rolin, 34, of Walnut Hill, was driving a 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix north on Main Street when she ran the red light at the intersection […]

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Council honors retirees

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At Monday’s Atmore City Council meeting, Mayor Jim Staff, the council, and Public Safety Director Glenn Carlee honored three retirees whose combined careers totaled 95 years of service to the city. In his proclamation, Mayor Staff acknowledged * Street Superintendent Don Whatley, length of employment 31 years * Police Chief Jason Dean, length of employment […]

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Atmore woman dies in accident

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A dangerous stretch of Highway 21, north of Atmore, was the scene of an accident Tuesday, August 18, that claimed the life of an Atmore woman. Barbara Emmons Harrison, 65, was killed when the 2012 Chevrolet Malibu in which she was a passenger was struck by a 2007 Chevrolet Impala, according to Trooper Jamie Maloy […]

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2 new officers at APD

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Atmore Police Department Chief Chuck Brooks announces the graduation of two of the department’s newest officers from the Alabama Police Academy. Officers Daniel Harris and Jesse Traweek were part of the 153rd class at the Academy and received their certification as full time police officers during a graduation ceremony held at the Alabama Police Academy […]

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50 days. 50 prizes. Done.

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The Escambia County High School 50 Days of Summer fundraiser ended Monday, August 24. All proceeds benefit Escambia County High School. “This was a huge success.” ECHS Principal Dennis Fuqua said. “We will be doing this again next year and we hope the community will continue to support this fundraiser. The money raised will help […]

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County commission facing cuts

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The Escambia County Commission (ECC) is dealing with a budget shortfall and is in the process of making cutbacks to say within the county’s means. They have already enacted a hiring freeze and a travel expense freeze on any non-essential travel. One of the proposed cuts receiving a lot of attention is cutbacks in funds […]

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One arrested for pot

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An Atmore woman was arrested when she contacted the Atmore Police Department (APD) requesting assistance but failed to remove marijuana leaves that were out in the open before officers arrived. Drug Task Force (DTF) officers Isaac Lopez and Jesse Traweek responded to the call at 128 McKenzie Drive along with medical personnel. The woman making […]

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Pepsi, one of the best!

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Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company of Atmore is one of three franchises selected nationwide as finalists for Pepsi-Cola’s Donald M. Kendall Bottler of the Year Award. “There’s no greater honor within the blue system,” says Mario Mercurio, senior vice president and general manager of PepsiCo North America Beverages’ Franchise Business Unit. Named for PepsiCo’s former chairman and CEO, and […]

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One man makes a difference

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Foster Kizer is a man on a mission, to beautify downtown Atmore, and he is more than willing to put his shoulder to the wheel and get things done. His latest project is the painting of all the city trash receptacles along the downtown streets. Atmore Mayor Jim Staff said Kizer isn’t one to sit […]

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Byrne to hold Academy Night

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Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL) will hold an Academy Night for high school students from Southwest Alabama who are interested in attending a United States Service Academy, September 2, at St. Paul’s Episcopal School, 161 Dogwood Lane, Mobile. The event is open to all high school students, parents, and teachers who are residents of Alabama’s First […]

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Varga touches ECHS students

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Chad Varga gave up a lucrative professional basketball career to talk to kids. That’s what he does – talks to kids. He tells them about his childhood and teen years. He tells them about abuse and extremely difficult times. And he tells them they can overcome whatever they’re going through. It’s a message that resonates […]

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Cookbook features senior citizens’ recipes

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You are sure to find some great recipes in this new cookbook compiled by the Council on Aging. The recipes are favorites of Escambia County senior citizens throughout the county. Cookbooks are $15 and may be purchased at the Council on Aging office at the satellite courthouse. This is the big fundraiser for the Senior […]

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CSS distributes toys

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Catholic Social Services of Baldwin County distributed toys Thursday, August 20, at St. Maurice Catholic Church in Brewton. HIPPY of Atmore and the Women’s Resource Center (formerly Sav-A-Life) were among the recipients. Shown are, from left, Teresa Nichols and Lynette Penner with HIPPY; Sandy DeFrancisco, volunteer with Women’s Resource Center; and Colleen McNorton, Catholic Social […]

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Brooks speaks at Lions Club

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The Atmore Lions Club met August 19 in the Mayson Auditorium at Atmore Community Hospital. Lion Chapman Maxwell called the meeting to order and led the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. Lion Richard Maxwell returned thanks and Lion Robert Maxwell led the singing. Visitors included Bobby Mays, Willie Hawthorne, and Andrew Garner. Twenty-three members listened […]

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APCO donates to Friends of Education

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The Alabama Power Company Foundation recently presented a check to Friends of Education of Escambia County to partner with them in their mission to improve the education of children by supporting programs that increase student achievement and preparation for their academic future. Members of Friends of Education are shown with Alabama Power Manager Ricky Martin, […]

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Lions attend leadership conference

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Six Lions from Atmore attended the Lions of Alabama-MD34 Leadership Conference in Troy on August 15. Members attending were Chapman Maxwell, Bub Gideons, Patty Davis, Jordan Barnett, Candace Wooten, and Nancy Karrick. The seminar, which was held in the Adams Center on the Troy University campus, offered Lions programs on ways Lions can lead through service, recruit […]

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Welcome to the world, Claire Annalise Kirby

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Clayton Kirby and Niki Everette, of Atmore, Ala., announce the birth of their daughter, Claire Annalise Kirby, on August 10, 2015 at 5:33 a.m., at Thomas Hospital in Fairhope, Ala. Claire weighed 6 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20 inches long. She was welcomed home by her sister, Ansleigh.

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Ann Howell celebrating 100th birthday

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Ann Walker Howell of the Hall’s Fork community of Baldwin County will celebrate her 100th birthday this year on August 2. A reception in her honor will be held August 1 at the Perdido Fire Department from 2 to 5 p.m. Mrs. Howell was born in 1915 in McCullough. In 1937, she married Elvin Howell […]

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Mack, Kemp exchange vows

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By   2 months ago

Karma Lynelle Kemp and Brooks Lloyd Mack exchanged wedding vows Saturday, January 10, 2015, at Fairview Mennonite Church in Kalona, Iowa. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Kemp of Kalona. The bridegroom is the son of Mrs. Margaret G. Mack and the late Ennis Mack of Atmore, Ala. Mrs. Mack is […]

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Poole-Roanoke celebrates 80th birthday

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Willie Mae Poole-Roanoke was honored with an 80th birthday celebration Saturday, June 20, at Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church, Robinsonville. Guests included Debbie Roanoke, Jadea Roanoke, Robert and Annie Leslie Poole, Barbara Poole Harris, Lantoria Harris, Delarrian Poole Jr., Delarrian Poole Sr., Lee and Tameka Poole Williams, Miracle Williams, Ann Kylow, Randy Johnson Jr., Casandra […]

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James, Fenner exchange vows

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Cheryl James and Warren Fenner, Jr. exchanged wedding vows outdoors at the home of the bride’s mother in Atmore, Ala. June 3, 2015. The bride is the daughter of Pat James Hall of Atmore and the late Clifton James. She is the granddaughter of Carlie James. The bridegroom is the son of Warren Fenner, Sr. […]

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Dorothy Drew celebrates 98th

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Dorothy Reynolds Drew celebrated her 98th birthday with immediate family Sunday, June 7, at The Meadows in Atmore. Refreshments were served by Mrs. Drew’s children – T. Wayne Drew, McCullough; Deanie Drew Booker, Huxford; and B. Ray Drew, Gainesville, Ga. Special guest, Mr. James Smith, lifelong friend and also a resident of The Meadows, offered […]

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Cooper, McMillan to exchange vows

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By   3 months ago

Ken and Dawn Cooper of Atmore, Ala. proudly announce the engagements of their daughter, Courtney Brooke Cooper of Atmore to Hartwood Oliver (Mac) McMillan, III, also of Atmore. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mildred and Thomas Bethea of Flomaton, Ala. and the late Katherine and Benjamin Cooper of Atmore. The prospective groom […]

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Welcome to the world, Thomas James “TJ” Jones

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By   4 months ago

Nick and Lisa Jones of East Bethel, Minnesota proudly announce the birth of their son, Thomas James “TJ” Jones. TJ was born Saturday, May 9, 2015. He weighed 9 pounds and was 19 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Tom and Missie Tschida of Atmore, Ala. Paternal grandparents are Doug and Adele Jones of St. […]

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Cougars fall to 2A Champions Edgewood

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By JOEY QUIMBY News Sports Writer The Escambia Academy Cougars lost Thursday night in the first game of their title defense. Edgewood Academy ran the nation’s longest current winning streak to 59 straight games in a 33-21 win over the Cougars. In the first half, Kris Brown was having a memorable game, scoring on plays […]

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JUB shuts out Florala

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By WESLEY KIRCHHARR News Sports Writer J.U. Blacksher Bulldog fans came with high hopes for the kickoff of the preseason jamboree last Thursday night, as the chance of a storm system interrupting the action was high as well. The junior varsity game was scheduled to start at 6, but a heavy thunderstorm delayed the game […]

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NHS Chiefs fall to Wildcats in jamboree opener

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By CORRY BAGGETT News Sports Writer With a mixture of what could be both junior varsity and varsity boys fielding Friday night, the 1A Northview Chiefs fell to 5A Washington during the kick-off jamboree at Northview’s home field, with a final score of 14 to 12. Leading most of the way, Washington started off the […]

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Meet Emmanuel Morris

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The 2015 Atmore News Escambia County High School sports writer is Emmanuel Morris, a senior at ECHS. Morris is an academic scholar, whose favorite subject is mathematics. Some of the extra-curricular activities that Morris has participated in at ECHS are football, baseball, band, National Honor Society (NHS), and Student Government Association (SGA). He also was […]

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ECHS drops season opener

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By EMMANUEL MORRIS News Sports Writer Escambia County Blue Devils vs. Baldwin County Tigers. The smell of charcoal burning and hamburgers and hotdogs cooking filled the air. The captain of the cheerleading team, Jessica Sanspree, had this to say, “These boys really worked hard in the offseason, preparing for this moment. I am excited for […]

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NHS cheerleaders – Working all summer

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By CORRY BAGGETT News Sports Writer Northview’s cheerleaders don’t know what it means to be “off for the summer.” They have been honing in on gymnastics skills and stunts, cheers, chants and dance routines all summer. Under the leadership of varsity sponsor Megan Carroll and junior varsity sponsor Christa Mazrahi, the varsity girls attended UCA […]

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Northview’s new director has high expectations

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By CORRY BAGGETT A slightly-new face is becoming familiar around Northview, and that is the face of their new band director, Tim Huber. After former director Elaine Holk retired, Huber filled the spot, but he had been working with this band and Ms. Holk last year, so he is already known and respected in this […]

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Chiefs prepare for another winning year

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By CORRY BAGGETT News Sports Writer It’s easy for me to still relish in my Glory Days of being a linebacker for the 2012 Florida Class 1A State Champions at Northview High School. My entire senior year was lived in bliss. What awesome memories. I guess that’s what high school is all about. Even though […]

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Hubbard studies at University of Oxford

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Taylor Hubbard, a senior at the University of Montevallo, was accepted into the University of Oxford’s summer term. While at Oxford, she studied medieval literature. Her time at Oxford was the tangible application of her love of history. She was fortunate enough to go to Wales, where she studied medieval castles built by Edward I. […]

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Reid State grads pinned

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Reid State Technical College held the Summer Semester Pinning Ceremony on August 6, in the Wiley Salter Auditorium with students from Atmore and Evergreen participating. Students were presented awards for academic achievement and exemplary lab performance. The Atmore graduating class had a rare GPA tie for salutatorian. The Florence Nightingale Award is presented to the LPN […]

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Meeting the teacher

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Students and parents were invited to drop by A.C. Moore Elementary School Monday afternoon to meet the teacher, see the students’ classroom and drop off their school supplies. Shown, fourth-grader Tenya Brown and teacher Anna Tingle get acquainted.

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Quarker earns master’s degree

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David Allen Quarker Jr. graduated from The University of West Alabama on May 9, 2015 with a Master’s in Adult Continuing Education (MSACE) concentration in: counseling / psychology. While at UWA, Quarker was inducted into Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective academic honor society in the United States that recognizes excellence in […]

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Back to school at ECHS

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Escambia County High School was buzzing Monday afternoon, August 10, when administration and faculty held a Back to School Bash (open house). Students picked up schedules, purchased parking passes, and toured the school if they chose to. Shown, principal Dennis Fuqua and student Hailey Lewis go over her schedule.

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Youth Leadership Atmore seeking class members

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Packets are now available for high school juniors from Atmore Christian School, Escambia Academy, Escambia County High School, Northview High School and home-schooled students interested in applying for the 2015-2016 Youth Leadership Atmore Program. Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher. The deadline to apply is September 11. Youth Leadership Atmore, a […]

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ACME hosting pre-K class

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Thursday evening, July 30, parents and youngsters made history at A.C. Moore Elementary School with the beginning of the Lil’ Explorers Pre-K Class. The class is funded through an Alabama First Class Pre-K grant for the 2015-16 school year. Class size is limited to 18 students, and those students were selected by a random drawing. […]

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Atmore students complete Troy IMPACT

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Troy University is pleased to announce new students who have completed IMPACT orientation and enrolled in classes for the Fall 2015 semester. Atmore residents who will attend Troy University are Wesley Hostetler, Perry Metzler, Anna Sasser, Megan Fournier, and Benjamin Huber. Troy University is a public, historic, international university with more than 145,000 alumni.

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FPC offers ladies Bible study

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First Presbyterian Church invites the ladies of the Atmore Community to join them for their Fall Bible Study on a journey into the Life of Paul, the Apostle to the Gentiles. “To Live is Christ,” by Beth Moore, begins Wednesday, September 9, for the morning session at 9:30 a.m., and 3:30 p.m. for the afternoon […]

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St. Anna’s attends new bishop ordination

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By VELMA AMOS Special to Atmore News The Rev. Phillip Duncan, third Bishop of the Central Gulf Coast, announced his retirement in 2013 and the search for his replacement began. At the annual conference in Mobile in January 2015, The Rev. Russell Kendrick was elected as his replacement. All the Episcopal churches in the Central […]

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Enon VBS journey

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The young and the young at heart had a great time during Enon Baptist Church’s vacation Bible school as they took a Journey Off the Map. But this was more than VBS – it was an opportunity to share. VBS offerings were donated to Pilots for Christ in Monroeville. The amount raised was $1,478, the […]

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Rev. Spikes to speak at Lottie UMC

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By   3 months ago

The Rev. Jean Spikes will bring the homecoming message at Lottie United Methodist Church Sunday, June 14, at 11 a.m. Covered dish lunch will follow the service. All are invited to attend. The Rev. Gerald “Judd” Coggin III is the pastor.

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Beulah Camp meeting set

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The annual Beulah Camp meeting begins Thursday, June 11, at 7 p.m. and goes through June 21. This year, Beulah Camp celebrates 75 years of teaching adults, youth, and children the Biblical call to a life of holiness. Services are as follows: * Bible study each morning at 9:30 a.m., with the Rev. Dale Dorothy […]

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Destiny TV to present Praise-A-Thon 2015

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By TOM TSCHIDA Destiny TV will host Praise-A-Thon 2015 beginning Wednesday, June 3, at 6 p.m. This year, Praise-A-Thon will be bigger and better than ever before! For the first time, in order to include those who retire early, afternoon segments will be held both Thursday and Friday from 2 to 4 p.m., as well […]

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Greater Mount Triumph to celebrate Pastor and First Lady’s anniversary

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The Pastoral Committee, officers and members of Greater Mount Triumph Missionary Baptist Church invite everyone to come and worship with them as they celebrate the twelfth-year anniversary of their Pastor and First Lady the Pastor Willie and Sister Carolyn Hawthorne. The theme for this year’s celebration is “A Man of Integrity Being Led by God.” […]

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‘Fight Back with Joy’

By   3 months ago

Celebrate more, regret less, stare down your greatest fears. First Presbyterian Church invites the ladies of the Atmore community to their summer Bible study, “Fight Back with Joy,” by Margaret Feinberg, beginning Wednesday, June 24, at 9:30 a.m. Child care will be provided. Margaret Feinberg shows how joy is more than whimsy; it’s the weaponry […]

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Lessons from Israel

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By Congressman Bradley Byrne Ronald Reagan once said that the friendship between the United States and Israel is “based on historic moral and strategic ties, as well as our shared dedication to democracy.” With that in mind, I recently traveled to Israel with a Congressional delegation in an effort to strengthen the partnership between our […]

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The sky is falling! This time for real?

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What’s going on with stocks in the world markets? Have I already lost you? You are probably turning the page even now and will read nothing that follows, figuring that I have strayed from my usual political rant or personal reflection. Hang in there! What follows matters, even if you don’t yet see how. The […]

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Inside the Statehouse

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By Steve Flowers Many would argue, and indeed numerous surveys indicate, that Alabama is one of, if not the most, conservative states in America. I would argue that if that is true then our Alabama legislature is reflective of their constituents. A good many of the online and remaining large city daily newspapers castigate our […]

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A first for Methodist me

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By Harvey H. (“Hardy”) Jackson In recent years “Mission Trips” have become a popular summer experience for youth groups in various churches. The idea is to get a bunch of teenagers to channel their energies into a week or so of traveling somewhere where they can live and work and help people and spread a […]

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Talking about solutions

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By Congressman Bradley Byrne Growing up, my mother always told me that no one likes a complainer. We all remember that friend who always whined or complained about everything from their food to the rules of the backyard football game. In today’s political discourse, I think people are equally put off with someone who spends […]

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Education matters

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By Larry Lee Having swung twice and missed, the governor and 140 members of the legislature are down to their last strike in trying to come up with a General Fund budget before the next fiscal year rolls around on October 1. Right now it is mostly a blame game in Montgomery with all involved pointing fingers […]

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Inside the Statehouse

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By Steve Flowers Last week we discussed the legendary story of Aflac. Three more remarkable business success stories are just as magnificent. Again, all three of these companies are Alabama born and raised fairytale ventures. Alfa is Alabama’s largest property and casualty insurance company. Today, Alfa employs more than 2,300 people and has almost 450 […]

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Science is clueless about happiness – And mainstream media is too

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I know it isn’t good form for a writer to criticize the media in which he writes, but after reading an op/ed piece from the Washington Post about sustained happiness, I cannot resist saying out loud, “Duh!” and writing a common sense rebuttal to this obviously clueless writer. The piece’s author, Sarah Pulliam Bailey, quotes […]

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The man

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  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   9 months 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   10 months 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   11 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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By   12 months 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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The Picture Show

By   2 years 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 be a collector’s item for generations of folks who grew up here, as well as for more recent Atmore dwellers. The ornaments make perfect stocking-stuffers for locals as well […]

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Obituaries for the week of September 2, 2015

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Scotty Jordan Mr. Scotty Jordan, age 38, passed away Saturday, August 22, 2015 in Atmore, Ala. He was a native and lifelong resident of Atmore. He was an avid Alabama Football Fan and co-owner of S & K Glass. He was preceded in death by his mother, Vicki Jordan. Mr. Jordan is survived by his […]

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Obituaries for the week of August 26, 2015

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Estelle Nora Miller Mrs. Estelle Nora Miller, age 87, of Atmore, Ala., passed away Monday, August 17, 2015 in Atmore. She was retired from Vanity Fair Mills. She was born in Davisville, Fla. to the late Lloyd Byars and Katie Howell Miller. She was a member of Pine Barren Baptist Church. She was preceded in […]

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Obituaries for the week of August 19, 2015

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Beverly Jean Corbett Mathews Mrs. Beverly Jean Corbett Mathews, age 67, passed away Sunday, August 9, 2015 in McMinnville, Tenn. She was a native of Oil City, Penn., was a resident of Atmore, Ala. for the past eleven years and resided in McMinnville, Tenn. for the past couple of months. She cared for the elderly. […]

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Obituaries for the week of August 12, 2015

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Milton Monroe McPherson Mr. Milton Monroe McPherson, age 86, of Monroeville, Ala., passed away Monday, August 3, 2015, at Cedar Chase Retirement Center in Monroeville. He was born and raised in Monroe County and was a retired history professor at Troy University. He also served in the United States Army. He was preceded in death […]

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Obituaries for the week of August 5, 2015

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Bernice Grace Gipson Bernice Grace Gipson, age 87, of Walnut Hill, Fla., passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at her residence. She was retired from Vanity Fair Mills as a seamstress. She was born in Gateswood, Ala. to the late John P. and Lula Bell Young Ward. She was preceded in death by her husband, […]

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Obituaries for the week of July 29, 2015

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Martha W. White Martha W. White, age 80, of Atmore, Ala., passed away Monday, July 20, 2015 in Pensacola, Fla. She was a homemaker. She was born in Flomaton, Ala. to the late Joseph and Martha Odom White. She was a member of Little Escambia Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, […]

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Obituaries for the week of July 22, 2015

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Lois A. “Coot” Gibson Mrs. Lois A. “Coot” Gibson, age 89, of Walnut Hill, Fla., passed away Wednesday, July 15, 2015, at her residence. She was born in Escambia County, Fla. to the late Otis and Vera Melvin Agerton. She was a member of Walnut Hill Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her […]

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Obituaries for the week of July 15, 2015

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Mike “Country” Wilson Mr. Mike “Country” Wilson, age 64, passed away Monday, July 6, 2015, in Biloxi, Miss. He was a native and life long resident of Brewton, Ala. He was of the Christian faith. He was preceded in death by his sister, Denise Wilson. Mr. Wilson is survived by one son, Cole (Hollie) Wilson […]

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