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Drug arrest

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Narcotics investigators with Atmore Police Department received a tip of illegal drug activity in the vicinity of Avenue E in Atmore. An investigation was initiated and surveillance of the area found drug activity to be present. A search warrant was secured on May 19. Officers with Atmore Police Department, Poarch Police Department, Escambia County Sheriff’s […]

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Narcotics arrest

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Atmore Police Department narcotics investigators received an anonymous tip reporting illegal drug activity in the vicinity of New Order Lane in Atmore. After several weeks of investigations, officers secured a search warrant for a residence. Officers with Atmore Police Department, Poarch Police Department, Escambia County Sheriff’s Department and K9 officer Ajax served a search warrant […]

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Traffic stop leads to arrest

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A Uriah man was arrested Sunday afternoon on charges of felony drug possession and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia after an Atmore police officer stopped the man’s vehicle at a local apartment complex for retirees and disabled individuals. According to Atmore Police Chief Chuck Brooks, 32-year-old Jacob Leroy Baggett was cuffed and placed under arrest […]

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Memorial Day ceremony set

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One of our most misunderstood holidays will be observed in Atmore and around the nation on Monday, May 30. Crowds will gather, hats will come off and heads will bow throughout Alabama and America as retired military personnel, active-duty military personnel and patriotic citizens pay homage to those who fought in the nation’s wars, conflicts […]

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Smith honored on Arbor Day

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Arbor Day in Atmore was celebrated Friday, May 20. While the day is usually observed with the planting of a tree, it was that and more last week. A red maple was planted at Escambia County High School – and Mrs. Juanita Smith was honored for her service on the Atmore Tree Commission and her […]

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Click It or Ticket campaign under way – APD not participating

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Numerous law enforcement agencies from across the country will take part in this year’s Click It or Ticket “zero tolerance” seatbelt-use campaign. Atmore Police Department won’t be among them. The program, conducted under the auspices of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, is focused on enforcement of vehicle restraint statutes and […]

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16 seeking PCI council seats

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Sixteen candidates are vying for three seats on the Poarch Creek Tribal Council. The election will be held Saturday, June 4. Three candidates’ terms are up this year, and all three are seeking re-election. They are Eddie Tullis (treasurer), David Gehman (secretary), and Kevin McGhee. McGhee is currently in an At Large position, but he […]

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BOE approves memorial to White

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The Escambia County Board of Education approved the placement of a memorial to the late Hugh White at Pollard-McCall Junior High School at the BOE meeting Thursday, May 19. At the April meeting, PMJHS Principal Buddy Powell, White’s widow Traci, and White’s sister Sarah Anne Fountain attended the meeting at which Superintendent John Knott brought […]

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Sky watch will feature Jupiter, Saturn, Mars

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Amateur astronomers and those curious about the heavens will get a treat when two local men, with a little help from their friends, set up a special site for viewing three planets that are closer to our planet than they will be any other time this year. The “sky watch,” which will take place on […]

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BOE honors retirees

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The Escambia County Board of Education hosted a reception for the school system’s retirees Wednesday, May 18. Retirees and years of service are Felicia Carlton, 18.58 years; Deborah Curran, 31.74 years; Rebecca Daughtrey, 29 years; Sandra Davis, 10.83 years; Rose Ephraim, 17.92 years; Susan Fountain, 29 years; Dennis Hadaway, 32.92 years; Mytrice Hobbs, 21.22 years; […]

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Classes for seniors aimed at reducing falls, fear of falling

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Atmore Area YMCA has announced that it will begin offering “A Matter of Balance,” a class designed for older adults to help them learn more about fall prevention, how to follow personal plans to carry out fall prevention strategies, and to maintain changes in their daily lives which could help reduce the fear of falling. […]

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ABA donates to Wheels of Wellness – Donation given in honor of Dale Ash

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By   3 days ago

The Wheels of Wellness program is pleased to announce receipt of a generous contribution of $1,000 from the Alabama Beverage Association. The donation is in honor of past-president Dale Ash who, along with her siblings, owns the Pepsi Cola Bottling Company of Atmore, which services Escambia, Conecuh, Monroe and the northern Baldwin counties. The Alabama […]

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FBC honors senior adults

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First Baptist Church held a luncheon Friday, May 20, to honor their senior adults. The Rev. Arnold Hendrix, shown at left in back, presented plaques to Ellon Lowery, left, and Jeanette Smith, right, designating each as Senior Adult of the Year.

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Tiger Sul donates to Friends of Education

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Shannon Singleton, left, with H. J. Baker, Inc.-Tiger Sul Products, presented a donation to Nancy Helton, right, Director of Friends of Education of Escambia County, Inc., for their current projects. H. J. Baker, Inc., Shannon, and the other employees of Tiger Sul have been long time supporters of the education foundation

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Auditions set for ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

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Come be a part of the cultural event of the summer as The Greater Escambia Center for the Arts (GECA) presents the Broadway classic “Fiddler on the Roof.” Auditions will be held Sunday, June 5, at 2 p.m. at the Greater Escambia Center for the Arts, 100 S. Trammell Street. There are roles for men, […]

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Leadership Atmore graduation

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The 2015-16 Leadership Atmore Class held their graduation ceremony Thursday, May 19. Graduates are, from left, front, Tom Tschida, Toni Rogers, Taylor Lee, Jessica Hadley, Wendy Rabon, Dawn Skipper, April Stewart; back, Chuck Brooks, Jennifer Sanders, Abby Moseley, Morgan Marsh. Not pictured is Anita Lucas.

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Lauren Grace Young

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Adam and Holly Young of Atmore, Ala., proudly announce the birth of their daughter, Lauren Grace Young. Lauren was born Tuesday, March 15, 2016, at 9:10 a.m. at Mobile Infirmary, Mobile, Ala. She weighed 6 pounds 4 oz. and was 21 inches long. Lauren was welcomed home by her big brother and big sister, Logan and […]

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Rydzowskis celebrating 65th anniversary

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Ramon and Gloria Rydzowski are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary. A reception will be held in their honor Sunday, May 15, 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., at 108 Alexandra Drive. Friends and relatives are invited. No gifts, please.

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Haskew Middleton celebrates 95

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Haskew Middleton of Atmore, celebrated his 95th birthday Saturday, April 16, 2016, with family and friends. He is the husband of the late Gladys Middleton; father of Bob Middleton (Linda) of Orange Beach and Pam Middleton of Irvington, New York; grandfather of Adam Middleton of Woodstock, Georgia, Jill Middleton Arnold (Brian) of Gulf Shores, and […]

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Henry Mims celebrates seven

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Henry Mims celebrated his seventh birthday Sunday, April 10, with a police-themed party. Atmore Police Officer Andy Taylor helped make the party a great success for everyone. Shown above at the party are, from left, front, Officer Andy Taylor, Henry Mims, Nicholas Sullivan, Jordan Overton, Marshall Gandy, Ty Tatum; back, Molly Gandy, Sophie Mims, Brandon […]

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Bryan, Colville to wed

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By   2 months ago

Mr. and Mrs. John E. Bryan III of Vestavia Hills, Alabama, announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara Catherine Bryan, to William Robert Colville Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. William Robert Colville Sr. of Spanish Fort, Alabama. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. John E. Bryan Jr. and the late Mrs. Eugenia Bryan […]

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Respress, Hanson to wed

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Cathi Cochran Coon and Ray Coon along with Katie’s daughter, Addison Respress are proudly announcing the engagement of their daughter and mother, Katie Respress of Atmore, Ala. to Preston Hanson of Fairhope, Ala. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Betty and Floyd Adams and Ginger and Jerry Cochran all of Atmore and Dale C. Fiveash […]

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Welcome to the world, Kamden James Turner

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By   2 months ago

Nathaniel and Kendra Turner proudly announce the birth of their son Kamden James Turner. Kamden was born Monday, February 29, 2016 at 1:09 p.m. at Thomas Hospital in Fairhope, Ala. He weighed 9 lbs. 8 oz. and was 21 ½ inches long. His maternal grandparents are Ellis and Mary Beachy. Paternal grandmother is Rosland Rostchild.

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Introducing Bryleigh Drew Williams

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Bernard and Kristie Williams proudly announce the birth of their daughter, Bryleigh Drew Williams. She was born Monday, February 1, 2016 at Mobile Infirmary. Bryleigh weighed 5 pounds 11 ounces and was 19 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Winston and Angela Barron and Willie Johnson. Paternal grandmother is Carla Williams. She was welcomed home by […]

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Ward tapped for super combine

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Luke Ward from Northview High School was selected as a wide receiver to attend the Blue-Grey National Super Combine, June 25 and 26, at the AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys. Luke led Northview last year with 407 rushing yards, 331 receiving yards, and 9 touchdowns. In April, Luke represented the Alabama region as […]

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ECHS athletes sign scholarships

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On Monday, May 16, Escambia County High School athletes (from left) Devante Daily, Gaetyn Thames and Rashaan Flavors signed letters of intent to play football at the collegiate level. Dailey, son of Arvin and Lavon Daily, signed with Alabama Prep Sports Academy in Columbiana; Thames, son of Luck Chambers and Pamela Thames, put his name […]

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State Champs! Back to back

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The Escambia Academy Boys Track Team won the Alabama Independent School Association (AISA) AAA 2016 State Track & Field Meet State Championship April 13 and 14 in Selma. This is a back-to-back state championship for the team. Not only did they win the championship, they broke state records along the way. Kris Brown set a […]

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We Care looking for ball players

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If you are a male at least 20 years old who enjoys playing competitive softball, you may want to participate in a unique experience coming up. We Care Program is looking for guys to join in their annual Softball Outreach in Alabama’s prisons, including, of course, Atmore’s prisons. If you have never been in a […]

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PCI competes in championship

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The PCI Warriors attended the Southeastern Region Championships March 5-6 at the University of West Florida in Pensacola. The PCI swimmers had a good meet with dropping time, winning events and having PBTs (personal best times). This concluded the short course season and the team is now preparing for long course. Pictured above, Kamden Martin, […]

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Teal signs with Belhaven

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Signal Mountain (Tenn.) High School standout Leyton Teal has signed a football scholarship with Belhaven University in Jackson, Miss. At 6’2” and 180 pounds, he is a wide receiver and free safety at Signal Mountain. Leyton is the son of Shannon and Alyssa Teal, formerly of Atmore. He is the grandson of June Teal Brown […]

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T-ball, baseball registration set

By   3 months ago

Registration for Atmore T-ball and Cal Ripken Baseball will be held Saturday February 20 at City Hall auditorium from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. T-ball – ages 4 through 6. Registration fee $30. Cal Ripken – ages 7 through 12. Registration fee $40. Playing ages are determined by the age prior to or on May […]

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EA advances in tourney

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The Escambia Academy basketball teams both advanced in a tournament played in Greenville, Ala., Saturday, January 30. EA Lady Cougars played Fort Dale Academy. The final score was EA 36, Fort Dale 42. EA moves on as the No. 2 seed going into the 2016 AISA Class 3A Elite 8 Tournament. The Lady Cougars will […]

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3 DAR Good Citizens recognized

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The Fort Mims Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution wishes to announce and congratulate the DAR Good Citizens at the three area high schools. The students were elected from each senior class based on qualities of dependability, service, leadership, and patriotism to an outstanding degree. The area DAR Good Citizens […]

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ECMS valedictorian and salutatorian

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Escambia County Middle School Principal Dr. Anthony Morris announced the names of the valedictorian and salutatorian during the eighth-grade commencement exercises Friday, May 20. Shown with Dr. Morris are valedictorian Nakieyah Robinson and salutatorian James Wilson.

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A.C. Moore awards

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Jurjevich receives scholarship

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Atmore Christian School senior Nathan Jurjevich was awarded the 2016 Ethyl B. Weston Music Scholarship at the Senior Awards Ceremony held recently. The Bay Minette Mignon Music Club holds scholarship auditions each Spring and presents the Ethyl B. Weston and the Vince Hammond scholarships to college-bound seniors who are taking music at an accredited college. […]

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Perdido MS recognizes outstanding academic students, athletes

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Perdido Middle School recently recognized their students in grades six through eight for outstanding academic performance, citizenship, athletics. The following students received awards (pictured in no particular order): Sixth grade: Wyatt Boatwright, Hannah Brookes, Mary Emma Brooks, Justin Brunson, Chance Bryars, Noah Bryars, Tanner Durrant, Alexis Ellis, Sydney Gardner, Andrew Guy, Hannah Harrison, Brady Howell, […]

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ACM Star Students

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These A.C. Moore Elementary student were named Star Students for May. They are, from left, front, Rhema Norris, Tanner Sanspree, Dangelo Richardson, Jake Smith, Jaycee Vernon, Brandon Dean, Elijah Dubose; back, Patricia Phillips, Spria Brown, Lebron Willis, Ashayla Williams, Paul Martin, Ava Penner.

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Metzler named to Troy Chancellor’s List

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Perry Metzler of Atmore has been named to the Chancellor’s List at Troy University for the spring semester/Term 4 of the 2015/2016 academic year. The Chancellor’s List honors full-time undergraduate students who are registered for at least 12 semester hours and who earn a grade point average of 4.0. The spring semester includes students at […]

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JDCC pins 27 nursing grads

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The Woodfin Patterson Auditorium was the setting on May 4 for a Nursing Pinning Ceremony for 27 graduates of the Nursing Program at Jefferson Davis Community College. Graduates represented the Standard Track Nursing Program (RN) and the Career Mobile Track Nursing Program (LPN to RN). Special honorees for the Standard Track were valedictorians Sarah Lemon […]

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Dedicating Gospel Light renovation

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The dedication service was a long time coming. Early in 2015, the project was begun. Sunday, April 17, the renovated sanctuary was dedicated. The Gospel Light Church congregation was joined by members of Brooks Memorial Baptist Church for this special occasion. The two congregations share a history that was part of the program Sunday. Gospel […]

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Liberty to host missionary

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Brother Bob Bell, a missionary to Mexico, will speak at Liberty Church Sunday, April 24, at 10 a.m. The public is invited to join the congregation for this special program. Liberty Church is located on Third Avenue, Atmore.

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MOPS hosting Ginger Hubbard

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MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) of Atmore is hosting author and speaker Ginger Hubbard at Grace Fellowship Tuesday, April 19, at 9:30 a.m. Her topic will be Reaching the Heart of Your Child, based on the content of her best-selling book, Don’t Make Me Count to Three! Do you find yourself threatening, repeating your instructions, or raising […]

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Exciting times at Gospel Light Church

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Pastor Martin Gehman and the congregation of Gospel Light Church invite all to join them in some upcoming events in the life of their church. The sanctuary has been renovated and restored. The celebration and dedication of this work will be held Sunday, April 17, at 3 p.m. Folks from Gospel Light, Brooks Memorial and […]

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FPC to host ‘Christ in the Passover’

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Jesus’ Last Supper was actually a Jewish Passover. Steve Wertheim of Jews for Jesus will re-create the traditional Passover service and explain how it foreshadowed Jesus’ death and resurrection in a presentation called, “Christ in the Passover” at First Presbyterian Church Friday, March 18, at 6:30 p.m. Steve Wertheim will set a table with items […]

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Jones Street TPHC celebrates anniversary

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The congregation of Jones Street True Pentecostal Holiness Church celebrated the church’s 39th year anniversary with a series of services last week, with the final service Sunday afternoon, March 13, at 3 p.m. Scheduled speakers for the week included Bishop Booker T. Bivins, New Life Christian Center, Century; Drs. Bernard and Felicia Bishop, Destiny Worship […]

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Dedication ceremony held at DWC

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By   3 months ago

Dedication services were held Sunday afternoon, March 6, for Destiny Worship Center on West Sunset Drive. The church was founded by Pastor Dr. Bernard and Lady Felicia Bishop. Scripture for the service was Proverbs 24:3-4: Through wisdom is an house builded; and by understanding it is established. And by knowledge shall the chambers be filled […]

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Mt. Pisgah donates to AACCM

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By   3 months ago

The congregation of Mt. Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church collected food for Atmore Area Christian Care Ministry. On Wednesday, March 2, canned and boxed items were delivered to AACCM on Highway 31. Shown are, from left, AACCM manager Leslie Hill, church members Barbara McMurray and Deborah Bishop, and AACCM board member Carolyn Adams. The Rev. Dr. […]

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Opioid crisis requires serious response

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By Congressman Bradley Byrne I recently saw a local news story about a young 18-year-old boy from Southwest Alabama who struggled with prescription drug abuse. He talked about how it started out small with just a few pain pills but his addiction spiraled out of control until he was seriously ill. Thankfully this young man […]

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Through a journalistic junkie’s eyes

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I explained in my debut column that I am a journalism junkie, someone who can’t pull free from the clutches of the trade (or profession, depending on how you look at it). This time I’m going to reflect a little on my year-plus in Atmore. I’ve discovered that Atmore has a character of its own, […]

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Inside the Statehouse

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By Steve Flowers A few weeks ago former Alabama Chief Justice Perry O. Hooper Sr. died at his home in Montgomery at age 91. He was the epitome of the southern gentleman. He was also one of the founding fathers of the modern Republican Party in Alabama. Hooper Sr. was a GOP leader long before […]

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Drinking in the Heart of Dixie

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By Harvey H. (“Hardy”) Jackson (This is the fourth and last in a series of columns that trace the history of efforts to regulate the manufacture, sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages in Alabama.) Let’s catch up. Last week’s column told how a compromise was reached that would allow Tennessee Valley counties to keep a […]

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Reflections on China

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By Congressman Bradley Byrne China is the largest country in the world with a population of approximately 1.4 billion people, and I recently had the opportunity to travel there with some of my Congressional colleagues. I want to share a few of my takeaways with you. We must realize that the key to a successful […]

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Inside the Statehouse

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By Steve Flowers Last week we talked about how difficult it is to win passage of a legislative act. It does not matter if the proposed legislation is for apple pie and motherhood. If for nothing else, the bill has to go before both House and Senate committees, win approval, and not get an amendment […]

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Drinking in the Heart of Dixie

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By Harvey H. (“Hardy”) Jackson (This is the third in a series of columns that trace the history of efforts to regulate the manufacture, sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages in Alabama. What follows is an updated and expanded version of an article by the author that first appeared in The Anniston Star back in […]

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Education matters

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By Larry Lee Yes. You can get from Montgomery to Packer’s Bend. It helps if you enjoy looking at the country side and the remnants of small villages. Places like Braggs, Furman, Darlington, Snow Hill, Yellow Bluff, Lower Peach Tree. After 114 miles, you come to Monroe Intermediate School in the northwest corner of Monroe County. A 40-year-old […]

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Rolling Jails

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By   3 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   7 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   10 months 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

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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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By   2 years ago

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

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‘A Secret Life’

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By   2 years ago

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

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Unclaimed Baggage Center

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By   2 years ago

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

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The Picture Show

By   3 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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Obituaries for the week of June 1, 2016

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Robert Eugene “Gene” Williams Robert Eugene “Gene” Williams, age 82, of Atmore, Ala., passed away Tuesday May 24, 2016 in Pensacola, Fla. He was a Timber Inspector employed with Huxford Pole and Timber. He was born in Butler County, Ala. to the late Hillary Spann and Ovis Esther Bozeman Williams. He was a member of […]

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Obituaries for the week of May 25, 2016

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Rhoda Joan (Hilbert) Elkins Mrs. Rhoda Joan (Hilbert) Elkins, age 83, of Jeffersonville, Ind. And formerly of Atmore, Ala., passed away Saturday, May 12, 2016. She was retired from Value City, Clarksville, Ind. After 25 years of service. She was born in Danville, Ky. to the late Jesse C. Hilbert and Corine (Matherly) Brumfield. She […]

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Obituaries for the week of May 18, 2016

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Kathryn Watford Stanley Mrs. Kathryn Watford Stanley, age 86, passed away Monday, May 9, 2016 in Atmore, Ala. She was born in Uriah, Ala. to the late Claude and Recie Gulsby Watford. She was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary; Brook’s Memorial Baptist Church and was a seamstress for the public for years. She […]

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Obituaries for the week of May 11, 2016

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Roy Wilbon Shivers, Sr. Mr. Roy Wilbon Shivers, Sr., age 81, passed away Sunday, May 1, 2016 in Flomaton, Ala. He was a native and life-long resident of Flomaton. He was the founding member and Chairman of the Deacons of Unity Baptist Church. He was general manager at Sheltex Manufacturing Company and part owner and […]

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Obituaries for the week of May 4, 2016

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Hazel B. McCullough Mrs. Hazel B. McCullough, age 79, of Walnut Hill, Fla., passed away Thursday, April 28, 2016 in Pensacola, Fla. She was a homemaker. She was born in Pineville, Fla. to the late Arthur Lee and Eula Seales Barlow. She was preceded in death by her husband, Johnny McCullough. Mrs. McCullough is survived […]

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Obituaries for the week of April 27, 2016

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Bonnie Purvis Blackmon Ms. Bonnie Purvis Blackmon, age 78, of Florala, Ala., passed away Thursday, April 7, 2016 after a brief illness. She was a native of Bratt, Fla. and former resident of Escambia County, Ala. She was a homemaker and of the Protestant faith. She is survived by one son, Charles Madison of Perdido, […]

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Obituaries for the week of April 20, 2016

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Elizabeth Wilson Mrs. Elizabeth Wilson, age 95, of Atmore, Ala., and formerly of Pensacola, Fla. passed away Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at Atmore Nursing Care Center. A native of Monroe County she resided in Pensacola for many years before relocating to Atmore in her later years. She was a graduate of BIA (known as Bethel […]

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Obituaries for the week of April 13, 2016

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Waylin Daryl Mothershed Mr. Waylin Daryl Mothershed, age 45, passed away Friday, April 1, 2016 in Atmore, Ala. He was a native of LaGrange, Ga. and a resident of Atmore for the past 30 years. He attended Peterman Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his biological parents, W.D. Mothershed and Judy Laney and […]

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