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Downtown building sold – Hess buys The Parish Grill

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By   7 days ago

The stench was terrible. But Keith Hess kept going back in. One load after another. Last Friday, March 20, Hess closed on the purchase of the former Parish Grill on South Main. The restaurant was destroyed by fire last October. The fate of the building has been the talk of the town as residents wondered […]

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Hattie Bishop leaves legacy

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By   7 days ago

“She did what many men could never do, she led one of the largest predominantly African American churches in this community, and established one of the first African American churches in Atmore located on the south side of the railroad tracks.” That was how one of Chief Apostle Hattie B. Bishop’s sons, Dr. Bernard Bishop, […]

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Welcome them home

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By   7 days ago

By GAYLE JOHNSON Special to Atmore News The City of Atmore has proclaimed Saturday, March 28, as Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day. The Mayor and City Council has called upon all citizens of Atmore and surrounding communities to observe this day with appropriate programs, ceremonies, and activities. The Ladies Auxiliary to VFW Post 7016 will […]

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One injured in rollover

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By   7 days ago

The slick pavement on Highway 21 during periodic hard downpours Saturday afternoon, March 21, may have contributed to a single car accident that sent an Atmore woman to the hospital. Dameka Dee Cook, 24, of Atmore was injured when her 1996 Chevrolet Tahoe left the roadway and overturned, according to Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) […]

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American Legion Riders yard sale to be rescheduled

By   2 weeks ago

The local American Legion Riders yard sale which was scheduled for this Saturday, March 21, has been cancelled due to the weekend weather forecast. The sale will be rescheduled at a later date.

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RPES kindergarten registration

By   2 weeks ago

Rachel Patterson Elementary School will hold kindergarten registration for the 2015-2016 school year on Friday, March 27, from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m., and from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. All upcoming kindergarteners will be screened for the Jumpstart (Summer) Enrichment Program on this day and at the time of registration. Parents will need to […]

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Dailey gets life

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By   2 weeks ago

De’Anthony Marquez Dailey was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Kendrick Dortch by Judge Bert Rice at a hearing held Wednesday, March 4. On Tuesday, June 26, 2014, Dortch was found lying on the ground in the parking lot at the intersection of North Second Avenue and Ridgeley Street. He had suffered […]

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Byrne visits Escambia Drugs – Also Pepsi, Muskogee and with educators

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By   2 weeks ago

United States Congressman Bradley Byrne, R-AL, representing the first district of Alabama, paid a visit to Atmore Friday, March 13, and spent some time visiting with folks at the famous back room round table in Escambia Drug Store, a fixture in downtown Atmore for more than 100 years. Ken Barnett, owner of Escambia Drugs, was […]

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Delta Kappa Gamma meets

By   7 days ago

Gamma Omega Chapter of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International held its March 5, 2015, meeting at the Atmore Public Library. President Nancy Karrick called the meeting to order and led the Pledge of Allegiance to the American Flag and the Collect.  Tiffany Hobbs gave a devotion on the trials of a teacher. Secretary Connie Hetrick called […]

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AOG hosts field day

By   7 days ago

Atmore First Assembly of God hosted the Royal Ranger Sectional Field Day Saturday, March 21. Shown are Commanders with their Rangers, from left, front, Blaine Jernigan, Carson Wilson, Nathan Boutwell, Reece Starns, Joshua Hetrick, Cameran Bryan, Caden Hughes, Matthew Dean, Ethan Leino, Jeremiah Dean, Mason Yuhasz, Brody Stewart, Brody Hobbs, Miles Hagan; back, David Parish, […]

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Beachy on Zimbabwe mission

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By   7 days ago

Brandon Beachy has been accepted as a part of the Teen Mission International (TMI) team set to serve in Zimbabwe this summer, and he is seeking the support of the community to participate in this life-changing opportunity. In 2011 Brandon went with a TMI team to South Africa. This summer he submitted his application to […]

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Information mixed with fun

By   7 days ago

The kids were waiting to hunt eggs. And they wanted to have lunch. Mostly, they wanted to have a good time. But first, they were asked to sit and listen. And they did. Saturday, March 21, Michael Arnold and friends hosted an Easter egg hunt and free lunch at Houston Avery Park. All were welcome […]

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UF Bash a great success

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By   7 days ago

The United Fund board hosted a bash Thursday afternoon, March 19, as a part of its 2015 fund drive and the event was a great success, netting the unified organizations supported by the United Fund more than $2,000. The bash, held at the Atmore YMCA gymnasium, featured food, a silent art action and a drawdown […]

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Lottie Community mourns passing of Calvin W. Hayles

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By   7 days ago

By ANN BIGGS-WILLIAMS Special to Atmore News Residents of the Lottie Community and surrounding communities are mourning the passing of Mr. Calvin W. “Bogie” Hayles, age 84, who passed away March 16. A native and lifelong resident of Lottie, Mr. Hayles was founder and chief of the Lottie Volunteer Fire Department where he served as […]

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Atmore Lions Club celebrates 87th year

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By   2 weeks ago

Members of the Atmore Lions Club and their guests celebrated the club’s 87th birthday Monday evening, March 16, with a dinner and presentations. Alabama Lions Club dignitaries on hand were Durden Dean, Executive Director of Alabama Lions Sight; Linda Ziglar, past Chairman Council, District Global Leader Trainer; Bobby Ziglar, past District Governor. Lions Nancy Karrick […]

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From the Chamber banquet to ANC

Jo Strickland became a Troy Brannon fan

By   2 weeks ago

If you attended the Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting (the Chamber banquet) in February, you probably heard Troy Brannon. He sang and played guitar in the background as dinner was served and everyone enjoyed their meal. His entertainment was a nice touch. Chamber board member Chris Singleton had asked his friend to come […]

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Bennett-Harrison engaged

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By   7 days ago

Al and Sandy Bennett of Atmore, Ala., proudly announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Bennett to Rob Harrison of Birmingham, Ala. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Murle and Viola Strickland of Tuscaloosa, Ala., and the late William Edward and Elizabeth Owens Bennett of Reform, Ala. The prospective groom is the son of Rex […]

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Powell and Davis to wed

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By   7 days ago

Mr. and Mrs. Christopher S. Powell of Olive Branch, Miss., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Caroline Jean Powell, to Jarrett Lance Davis. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Murray Johnson of Atmore, Ala., Mrs. Richard DeBoest and the late Mr. Richard DeBoest of Alva, Fla., Mr. and Mrs. […]

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Reception to honor Kathryn Chapman

By   2 weeks ago

A reception will be held Saturday, March 28, on the occasion of Kathryn Chapman’s 90th birthday. Her birthday is actually on March 20, but friends and family are invited to celebrate with her on the 28th from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., in the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. The family requests no gifts, […]

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Sidwell and Morris to wed

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By   3 weeks ago

Mr. and Mrs. Jim Sidwell, of Summerdale, Ala., proudly announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Leigh Sidwell of Summerdale to Steven Craig Morris, Jr. of Atmore, Ala. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Orso of Summerdale. The prospective groom is the son of Mrs. Anita W. Harrison of Atmore and […]

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Welcome to the world, Camden Johnson Cowles

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By   4 weeks ago

Jonathan and Molly Malone Cowles of Atlanta, Ga. proudly announce the birth of their son born December 2, 2014 at Northside Hospital, Atlanta. Camden Johnson Cowles weighed 9 pounds 3 ounces and was 21.5 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Ted and Dawn Malone of Atmore, Ala. Maternal great-grandmother is Barbara H. Dickerson of Atmore Paternal […]

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Beulah James honored on 90th birthday

By   2 months ago

On Saturday, January 24, the family of Mrs. Beulah James gathered to celebrate her 90th birthday. Mrs. James, a resident of Atmore, is a faithful member of Zion Star A.M.E. Zion Church. The birthday celebration was held at Mrs. James’ daughter home. In attendance were her family, loved ones and friends. Mrs. James’ children celebrated […]

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Marcelete Harris celebrates 99th birthday

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By   2 months ago

Marcelete Hollis Harris celebrated her 99th birthday Sunday. Born January 25, 1916, she began teaching at age 19 and retired from Escambia County Public Schools after 40 years of service. Mrs. Harris has remained active since her retirement by being an avid gardener and active member of The Garden Club in her residential community; continuing […]

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Birthday celebration held for Freddie Miller

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By   3 months ago

By BONNIE BARTEL LATINO Special to Atmore News Over one hundred of Freddie Miller’s friends and family members from near and far gathered Saturday afternoon, January 10, at Trinity Episcopal Church’s Parish Hall to celebrate her 90th birthday. The tables were prettily appointed with white tablecloths, purple and pink arrangements of spring flowers and balloon […]

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Brooks signs with Huntingdon

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By   7 days ago

Gordon Brooks Jr., star running back for the State Champion Escambia Academy Cougars football team, signed to play football with Huntingdon College in Montgomery Friday, March 20. Shown at the signing ceremony are, from left, front, Gordon Brooks; niece Deshay Richardson; mother LaTonya Brooks; back, uncle David Brooks; cousin Meme Brooks; aunt Yvonne Brooks; father […]

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ECHS to host baseball tournament

By   1 month ago

Escambia County High School (ECHS) will host a county-wide baseball tournament February 24 through 27 at Tom Byrne Park. Teams from ECHS, Flomaton High School (FHS), T.R. Miller High School (TRM) and W.S. Neal High School (WSN) will compete for county bragging rights in a round robin style tournament. The schedule is as follows: Tuesday, […]

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Baseball sign-up now

By   1 month ago

T-Ball – ages 4-6; Cal Ripken – age 7-12. Sign-up is held each Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Atmore City Hall auditorium; each weekday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Murray Johnson Insurance office,105 E. Louisville Ave. Teams will be selected March 7. Practice begins March 9. For more information, call 368-4644 or 294-1128.

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Parker signs with LaGrange

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By   2 months ago

Northview High School senior and outside linebacker Jaylen Parker committed to play football at LaGrange College in LaGrange, Georgia, in a signing ceremony Wednesday, February 4. Shown, his parents are seated with him, Carl Smith and Obreonne Parker-Smith. Head coach Sid Wheatley, second from left in back, and assistant coach Derek Marshman, far right in […]

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Bradley signs with Rochester

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By   2 months ago

Northview High School senior and outside linebacker Tydre Bradley signed with Rochester Community and Technical College in Rochester, Minn., Wednesday, February 4. Seated with Bradley are his grandmother, Vivian Sanders, left, and his mother, Shantay Sanders, right. In back, far left, is head coach Sid Wheatley, family and friends, and at right, assistant coach Derek Marshman.

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Baseball registration

By   2 months ago

Registration for Atmore T-Ball, Cal Ripken, Babe Ruth Baseball began February 2 and will continue until March 6. * T-Ball – ages 4 through 6 – registration fee $40 * Cal Ripken – ages 7 through 12 – registration fee $50 * Babe Ruth – ages 13 through 15 – registration fee $50 Player’s uniform […]

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Grace Kilcrease signs with JDCC

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By   2 months ago

Atmore Christian School senior Grace Kilcrease signed with Jefferson Davis Community College on January 20, at the school. Shown seated with Grace are her parents Angie and Woody Kilcrease; standing, JDCC Coach Misti Nims, ACS Coach Robert Yoder, JDCC Lady Astros travel team Coach Donnie Nicholson, and ACS Principal Tim Battles.

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Perdido girls finish second in district

By   2 months ago

Perdido Middle School’s girls’ basketball team, under coach Melissa Potter, finished their season in second place in the district. The whole school turned out to give them a big send-off on their way to the final game. Team members are, from left, kneeling, Makalia Shiver, Tayler Drinkard, Callie Roley, Swayze Phelan, Hannah Booker; standing, Holly […]

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Quarker inducted into honor society

By   7 days ago

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi has announced that David Quarker Jr. of Atmore, was recently initiated into Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Quarker was initiated at University of West Alabama. Quarker is among approximately 32,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to […]

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Perdido students win at SE and SW tech fair

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By   7 days ago

Fifty Perdido Elementary / Middle School students recently demonstrated their skills in technology at the Regional Technology Fair held at Faulkner State College. They competed in categories such as Hardware Robotics, Multi-Media, General Applications, Web Page Construction and Video Production. Students are divided into categories based on the format of their presentations, as well as […]

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Rachel Patterson Elementary School – Third nine week grading period

By   7 days ago

First grade A honor roll: Nichira Anderson, Christian Bradley, Aniyah Brown, Christian Burks, Christian Burt, Latabitha Burt, Zariyha Burton, Nigel Bynum, Sara Embley, ZyriahFinklea, Nyzavion French, Blaine Godwin, Zachary Graham, Sierra Haynes, Jazariah Henderson, Keon Hill, Malachi Imani, Takayveiyountaye Ingram, Jalyn James, Joe Jay, Kimora Jenkins, Katherine Johnson, Lanadrianna Johnson, Labarryon Jones, NaLayla Kidd, Amarion […]

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Perdido MS inducts new Beta Club members

By   7 days ago

Perdido Middle School recently held their annual Beta Club initiation, in which over 25 new members were pinned, as a part of the induction ceremony. The club has been under the direction of Mrs. Mary Grabill for over 10 years. This year’s Beta Club officers presented the program and shared how seven colors combine to […]

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Troy offers opportunities for ECHS students

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By   7 days ago

Escambia County High School students learned about a great academic opportunity at Troy University when a Troy representative visited the ECHS campus Thursday, March 19. Amber M. Carnathan, the ACCELERATE Program Coordinator for Troy, talked to students about a customized dual enrollment program that allows them to do their schoolwork and get high school and […]

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Star Students named at RP

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February Star Students at Rachel Patterson Elementary School were recognized Friday, March 13. They are, from left, front, Arihanna Bullard , Kezia Bartholomew, Darion Green, TeAsia Woods, Zykeriah McMillian, DiJaylen Stevens, Omari McCorvey, Tomiyah Thomas; middle, Carlicia Jefferson, Imari Lemon, Latoria Lawson, Mariah Leslie, Gracie Young, Darre’a Spencer and Troy Harris; back, Lazavion McKenzie, TreMiya […]

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Felder, Graham place in state

By   2 weeks ago

Rodrick Felder and Evan Graham are Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) at Escambia County High School. They were among more than 1,600 HOSA students who participated in a state competition in Montgomery recently. The competition covered various medical categories over a two-day period. Evan won third place in Medical Law and Ethics. Rodrick won […]

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Reid State students honored

By   3 weeks ago

Escambia County students were honored at Reid State’s Awards Day on March 3. Students were recognized for Fall Semester 2014 academic accomplishments. 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 […]

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Rev. Holt returns to Greater Mt. Triumph

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By   7 days ago

If an evangelist can be brought back to a church “by popular demand,” that surely is happening at Greater Mount Triumph Missionary Baptist Church in Atmore. Last year, the Rev. Isaac “Butch” Holt conducted a very popular and successful revival at the church and he’s coming back in a couple of weeks, no doubt to […]

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Mt. Gillead to celebrate 96 years

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By   2 weeks ago

The Mt. Gillead Missionary Baptist Church family will celebrate their 96 Year Church Anniversary Sunday, March 22, at 3 p.m. The Rev. Robert Davis, the Program Committee members and congregation invite all to celebrate this milestone with them.

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Brooks holding spring revival

By   3 weeks ago

Brooks Memorial Baptist Church will hold their Spring Revival Sunday through Wednesday, March 15–18, with the Rev. Mike Shaw bringing the message and Corey Stringer providing special music. Services on Sunday, the 15th, are at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Services Monday through Wednesday are at 6:30 p.m. All are invited. A nursery will be […]

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Bratt AOG to host The Shepherds

By   4 weeks ago

The congregation of Bratt Assembly of God invites all to a concert featuring The Shepherds Saturday, March 7, at 7 p.m. The name The Shepherds has become synonymous with gospel music. In the early 90s the group was formed out of Sandersville, Ga., and has turned into a mainstay in gospel music. Although their roots are […]

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Greater Mount Triumph celebrating 128th anniversary

By   4 weeks ago

The Reverend Willie Hawthorne, officers, and members of Greater Mount Triumph Missionary Baptist Church extend a cordial invitation for all to worship with them as they celebrate the church’s 128th year anniversary. This celebration will begin on Friday, March 13, at 7 p.m., with Pastor Brian Johnson, Amity Missionary Baptist Church, Peterman, Alabama, delivering the […]

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Second Mt. Triumph holding Youth Day, revival

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Second Mt. Triumph Baptist Church welcomes all to their Youth Day, Sunday, March 8, at 3 p.m. The church will hold a three-day revival Monday through Wednesday, March 9 through 11, at 7 p.m. each night. God’s spoken Word for Youth Day and the revival will be brought by Pastor Brian Johnson, Amity Missionary Baptist […]

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Atmore Baptist Temple celebrating 65th anniversary

By   4 weeks ago

The members of Atmore Baptist Temple will celebrate the church’s 65th Anniversary Homecoming March 8-11. The church’s four-day homecoming celebration will begin Sunday, March 8, with Sunday School at 10 a.m., and morning worship at 11 a.m. After the morning services, the church will have an old-fashioned “dinner on the ground” lunch in the fellowship […]

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At Catholic Youth Conference

By   4 weeks ago

Several members of St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church in Atmore attended the Archdiocesan Catholic Youth Conference 2015 Friday, February 27, through Sunday, March 1, at Perdido Beach Resort in Orange Beach. Shown are, from left, seated, Jessica Franco, Jocie Franco, Pia Gorme; standing, chaperone Susan Moorhead, Auden Lassitter, Daniel “Trey “ Currie, Paolo Gorme (recipient […]

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Defense cuts hurting national security

By   7 days ago

By  Congressman Bradley Byrne Across the world today, the United States faces a wide range of serious threats, ranging from Russia to Iran to China to the Islamic State. Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger has called this the most “diverse and complex array of crises since the end of the Second World War.” Given […]

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A family’s history in its housing

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By Harvey H. (“Hardy”) Jackson It was the first house they ever owned. 1955. They should have become homeowners years before, but they didn’t. Here is why. In 1940, he was fresh out of Auburn and newly hired to teach vocational-agriculture in the local high school. She was a secretary in an office at the […]

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Inside the Statehouse

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By Steve Flowers Our good doctor governor, Robert Bentley, has done a thorough physical exam on the state’s finances and his diagnosis is that the General Fund needs additional revenue. His Republican comrades in the legislature have been trying to starve the patient for the past four years. If the patient is an analogy to […]

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California student asks for Alabama info

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To the editor: Hello my name is Evelin Castellanos. I am a fifth grader at Napa Valley Language Academy in Napa, California. The reason I am writing to you is that my class is doing state reports and I have chosen your magnificent state, Alabama. I would really like it if you posted my letter […]

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A busy week in SW Alabama

By   2 weeks ago

By U. S. Congressman Bradley Byrne At least once a month, the House of Representatives goes out of session and Members of Congress are able to spend time visiting with constituents in their districts. Last week was one of these District Work Weeks. I wanted to briefly update you on some of the highlights from […]

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Charter schools – Now what?

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By Alabama Senator Greg Albritton The Bill (SB45) establishing Charter Schools in Alabama passed the Senate last Tuesday [March 3]. It was brought to the floor for debate right about 3 p.m., and after continuous, extensive, substantive, and thorough debate, it was passed out of the Senate with a vote of 22 Yeas and 12 […]

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Bring in the butter, ladle on the lard

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By Harvey H. (“Hardy”) Jackson It was one of those great TV moments. I was watching “The Big Bang Theory.” (If you don’t watch it you are missing the funniest half-hour on television.) Sheldon Cooper, the socially retarded theoretical physicist, had withdrawn from his friends and would not come out of his room. Sheldon has […]

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Inside the Statehouse

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By Steve Flowers Alabama may be in the lower tier of the country in some categories but not when it comes to providing health insurance for children. In that one category we excel. Brian Lyman with the Montgomery Advertiser provided an excellent study revealing that Alabama leads the south in taking care of its young […]

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Mae’s Journey: Tidings of Comfort and Joy

By   4 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   5 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   6 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   7 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   1 year ago

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

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The Strand: In The Heart of Atmore

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

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AHS Ornament Features the Strand

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

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Remembered

By   2 years ago

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

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Obituaries for the week of April 1, 2015

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James Edward Felton Mr. James Edward Felton, age 70, passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2015, in Flomaton, Ala. He was a native of Pensacola, Fla., former resident of Seattle, Wash., and a resident of Flomaton for the past 6 months. Mr. Felton is survived by his daughter, Jamie Miller Felton of Seattle; four sisters, Barbara […]

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Obituaries for the week of March 25, 2015

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Jeanette Marie Hatfield Mrs. Jeanette Marie Hatfield, age 54, passed away Tuesday, March 17, 2015, in Mobile, Ala. She was a native and life long resident of Bratt, Fla. She was the vice-president of Gulf Coast Wrestlers Reunion. She attended the Poplar Dell Baptist Church. She was preceded by her parents, Cleve and Ann Taylor. […]

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Obituaries for the week of March 18, 2015

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Felix Rayford Warrick Mr. Felix Rayford Warrick, age 72, passed away Friday, February 27, 2015 in Century, Fla. He was born in Jay, Fla.. He enjoyed playing pool and selling produce. He was preceded in death by his parents, Sidney and Annie Bryant Warrick; a sister, Ola Lambeth and two brothers J.T. Warrick and Dawyan […]

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Obituaries for the week of March 11, 2015

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George William Bridges Mr. George William Bridges, age 80, passed away Friday, March 6, 2015, in Pensacola, Fla. He was a native of Leavenworth, Wash. and a resident of Atmore, Ala. for the past forty years. He was preceded in death by his mother-in-law, Reva McGhee and brother, Gordon Morrison. Mr. Bridges is survived by […]

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Obituaries for the week of March 4, 2015

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Robert A. “Bob” Cawthon  Mr. Robert A. “Bob” Cawthon, age 83, passed away Sunday, February 28, 2015 in Atmore, Ala. He was a native of Bluff Springs, Fla. and a lifetime resident of Century, Fla. Mr. Cawthon was a Korean War Veteran, VFW, Civil Engineer, CORE Engineer for yrs, helped build several oil plants in […]

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Obituaries for the week of February 25, 2015

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James Thomas “Morris” Luker James Thomas “Morris” Luker, age 96, passed away Monday, February 16, 2015 in Aberdeen, Miss. He was preceded in death by his parents, Tom and Arcola Luker; siblings, Perry, Robert, Gladys, O’Neal, George, Melvin, Freddie, and Lillian. Mr. Luker is survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Thursday, […]

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Obituaries for the week of February 18, 2015

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Nellie Luke McKay Mrs. Nellie Luke McKay, age 84, of Atmore, Ala. passed away Tuesday, February 10, 2015 in Atmore. She was born to the late Jim and Allein Jackson Luke in Neshoba County, Miss. She was a retired educator with thirty-six years of service with the Escambia County Alabama and Florida School System. She […]

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Obituaries for the week of February 11, 2015

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Nancy Fore Miles Mrs. Nancy Fore Miles, age 78, passed away Tuesday, February 3, 2015 in the Tender Loving Care unit of Atmore Community Hospital. She had suffered from multiple sclerosis for many years. She grew up in Robinsonville, Ala. and graduated from Escambia High School where she was active in the 4-H club and […]

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