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Iconic APD officer Jimmy Jay steps down after 33 years

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  Sgt. Jimmy Jay, one of the Atmore Police Department’s most well-known, well-liked and well-respected law enforcement officers, parked his patrol vehicle at 5 a.m., Friday, July 1, officially ending a 33-year-plus stretch as a city police officer. Jay recalled that he became a member of the local force almost by accident after the housing […]

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ECHS 50 Days of Summer starts Monday

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We still have a few tickets at Atmore News for second annual Escambia County High School 50 Days of Summer giveaway. The first drawing is Monday, July 4. The school will be closed Friday and Monday, so come by Atmore News to get in on the first drawing. Tickets are $50 and each ticket gets […]

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PCI Gaming Authority purchases Louisiana Margaritaville

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PCI Gaming Authority (PCI) d/b/a/ Wind Creek Hospitality (WCH), an authority the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, and Bossier Casino Venture (Holdco), Inc. (BCV), owner and operator of the Margaritaville Resort Casino in Bossier city, Louisiana, announced that PCI and BCV have entered into an agreement whereby PCI will acquire 100 percent of BCV’s interest in […]

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BOE approves salary schedule – Mandates and board decision raise concerns

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The Escambia County Board of Education voted Thursday, June 23, to approve the 2016-2017 salary schedule. This normally routine agenda item is not without some controversy – or at least some concerns – as expressed by Superintendent John Knott and School Chief Financial Officer Julie Madden. A state-mandated raise was incorporated in this salary schedule […]

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Another storm

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By   2 days ago

Scenes like this are becoming all too common around Atmore as the area has experienced a number of severe thunderstorms over the last several weeks. Either wind or lightning spawned by a fierce storm system that stalled over Atmore Sunday night sent the upper portion of a huge oak tree onto this home at 162 […]

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Zoning ordinance amended

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Atmore City Council members approved a major overhaul of the city’s zoning ordinance, setting aside a large tract of land for light industry, and approved a measure to allow construction crews easier access to the anticipated Brown Precision manufacturing facility that is to be built at Rivercane. The actions were taken after a public hearing […]

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More sidewalk upgrades planned

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The Atmore City Council approved at its June 27 meeting a resolution under which the city will receive grant funding to continue a series of upgrades to city sidewalks. The amount of the grant, which is from the Alabama Department of Transportation, was not disclosed during the meeting. According to the resolution, part of the […]

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‘Fiddler’ coming up in late July

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Greater Escambia Council for the Arts is taking on an ambitious project with this summer’s big show “Fiddler on the Roof.” With cast and crew, it’s easily one of the largest presentations in the theater’s recent history. Rehearsals have been under way for several weeks. “Fiddler” will run July 28 through July 31. Tickets are […]

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Relay … revised

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By   2 days ago

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life event has been declining for a number of years. With little support from the Cancer Society, and no new people stepping up to take leadership roles, the annual event is almost impossible to keep going. The event has most often been held in Tom Byrne Park. The walking […]

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YMCA seeking area’s ugliest trucks

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Atmore Area YMCA is offering area residents a chance to see who owns the ugliest truck in the Escambia County area. In conjunction with National Ugly Truck Day (July 20), the Y will sponsor its first Ugly Truck Contest fundraiser, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 23. Paul Chason, chief executive officer […]

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Helping Mary Ellen

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Mary Ellen is an 18-year-old young lady with cerebral palsy and epilepsy who is largely confined to a wheelchair and has limited speech. Her parents are Joe and Jeni Ray. They are Atmore residents. On Saturday June 6, 2015 Mary Ellen was on the front porch of a family friend who was having a yard […]

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Lions hear presentation on children’s diabetes camp

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Lion Patty Davis had as her guest speaker at the Atmore Lions Club meeting of June 15, Rhonda McDavid, Executive Director of Southeastern Diabetes Education Services, the diabetes camping organization based in Birmingham, that provides Camp Seale Harris for children with diabetes and families throughout Alabama. Rhonda shared about the nine locations statewide that children […]

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GMTMBC hosting car show, horse ride

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Greater Mt. Triumph Missionary Baptist Church is hosting a Classic Car Show and Horse Ride fund-raiser Saturday, July 2, beginning at 9 a.m., at Escambia County Training School, Martin Luther King Avenue, Atmore. The fee to enter a car in the show is $20. A donation is requested to participate in the horse ride. Also, […]

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Call to artists: Poster competition for arts festival is now open

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The Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival is accepting submissions to its 2016 poster design competition through August 26. The winning artist receives a $1,000 cash award. The winning design will be featured on posters, T-shirts and other GGAF promotional items for the festival. Posters have become a regional collector’s item. GGAF is one of the best-regarded, […]

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Dos and don’ts of fireworks

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The Fourth of July is next Monday and while many folks will attend a professional fireworks display, such as the one scheduled at Wind Creek Atmore, many individuals will buy and shoot their own fireworks. You might want to read over this list of “do this, don’t do that” tips. DON’T buy fireworks from just […]

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JDCC receives grant from literacy foundation

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

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Thomley celebrates 80th birthday

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Sylvester Thomley enjoyed a cake and ice cream celebration with friends and family on his 80th birthday, June 11. Mr. Thomley is retired from the Baldwin County School System and Alabama Dry Dock and Ship Building Company. He still raises cattle and farms in Perdido. Mr. Thomley and his wife have three children, Magi Thomley […]

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Hubers celebrating anniversary

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By   2 weeks ago

Lester and Goldie Huber will celebrate 50 years of marriage on Saturday, June 25. All family and friends of the couple are invited to join their children in celebrating this Golden Anniversary. The drop-in event will be held at Grace Fellowship at 1412 E. Nashville Avenue, Atmore, from 2 to 4 p.m., with a short […]

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Bright, Dortch to wed

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By   1 month ago

Chandra Shania Bright and Roderick Montreal Dortch are proud to announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The bride-elect and groom-to-be are both Atmore natives. Along with their three children and their families, they would like to invite their friends to help celebrate their special day. The ceremony will take place at Empowerment Tabernacle on June […]

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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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By   2 months ago

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   3 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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Atmore teams win tourney titles

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Atmore Soccer Inc.’s fourth-seeded Under-12 team claimed its age division championship in a dramatic, sudden-death shootout, while the local Under-14 team, which entered play as the decided underdog in its age group, swept through the competition to win its age division in the Saturday, June 25, Central Baldwin Youth Association tournament, played in Loxley. In […]

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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

By   3 months ago

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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By   4 months ago

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   5 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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JDCC receives grant from literacy foundation

By   2 days ago

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

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RSTC recognizes honor students

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

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Pop tops for a good cause

By   3 weeks ago

Students at A.C. Moore Elementary had to tie up a few loose ends before they left for the summer. One of those tasks was loading soft drink tabs (or pop tops) that students and faculty had collected during the year. And they had thousands upon thousands for the Ronald McDonald House. Shown above, students representing […]

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Perdido Elementary honors outstanding students

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  Perdido Elementary School recently recognized students in first through fifth grades for their outstanding academic performance for the school year. In addition, each class selected one student who exhibited exemplary Citizenship for the year and the Special Olympic Athletes of the Year. Those students are as follows: First grade: Noah Cale, Ava Duff, Skylin […]

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Hubert graduates with honors

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By   3 weeks ago

Amber Hubert of Atmore graduated from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University May 10 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautics with a minor in Aeronautical Studies. Amber graduated Cum Laude. She is the daughter of Norman and Wanda Hubert and the sister of Tamecia M. Smith who is in education.

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Dean on Dean’s List

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James Austin Dean of Atmore made the Dean’s List for spring semester 2016 under the Auburn University at Montgomery College of Public Policy and Justice. AUM is ranked among the South’s top universities by U.S. News and World Report and was named one of the best colleges in the Southeast by The Princeton Review.

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JDCC releases honors lists

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Jefferson Davis Community College has released the President’s List and Dean’s List for Spring Semester 2016. Requirements for inclusion on the President’s List are a semester grade point average of 4.0 and completion of a minimum semester course load of 12 semester credit hours of college-level work. Students named to this list are as follows: […]

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A.C. Moore Elementary School honor roll – Fourth nine week grading period

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Third and fourth grades A honor roll: Jyrin Tyia Brown, Khloe Jadone Brown, Zoe Kaliyah Brown, Jessica Velasco Cuenca, Zereon Latae Dafney, Kori Elyse Dailey, Chloe Dawson, Makenna Gabrielle Day, Elijah Dwele Dubose, Nariyah Skye Felder, Diana Karolina Garcia, Triston Elliott Hadley, Tracen Reed Hipa, Jamarrion Amardre Hooks, Janiya Iyonna Hooks, Charlino Johnson, Jordan Elise […]

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‘200 Men in Bow Ties’

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The Men’s Day Committee, pastor, officers, and members of Greater Mount Triumph Missionary Baptist Church invites all to worship with them Sunday, July 3, at 3 p.m., as they celebrate Men’s Day – 200 Men in Bow Ties. The theme for this year’s celebration is “Men Helping Men.” Scripture: “But Moses’ hands were heavy; and […]

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Gospel Light hosting Mark Dubbeld Family

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The congregation of Gospel Light Church welcomes all to a concert by the Mark Dubbeld Family, Sunday, June 26, at 10:30 a.m. The Mark Dubbeld Family from Moneta, Virginia, is renowned for inspired original songs, family harmony, and a sincere desire to communicate the Gospel through their music and testimony. The family consists of Mark […]

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New Order honoring pastor and wife

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Special services are planned at New Order Missionary Baptist Church. On Thursday, June 23, at 7:30 p.m., Love Night will be held for Sister Katie Grant, the pastor’s wife. All ministers and their wives are asked to wear blue. Pastor’s Anniversary services will be held for Elder Sidney Grant Friday, June 24, 7:30 p.m., and […]

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Revival set at Destiny Worship Center

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Destiny Worship Center is holding a revival June 21 through June 24 and June 26. According to host pastors Drs. Bernard and Felicia Bishop, “You’re Invited to ignite the inciting Word into exciting worship.” The theme for the revival is All Things New, Isaiah 42:9 Services are as follows: June 21, 7 p.m. – Prophet […]

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Episcopal Bishop to visit Trinity

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By BONNIE BARTEL LATINO Special to Atmore News The Rt. Reverend James Russell Kendrick, the dynamic Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast, will visit Trinity Episcopal Church Atmore on Sunday, June 5. During a special 10 a.m. Holy Eucharist service, several parishioners are expected to be baptized or confirmed. In his brief tenure in the […]

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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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By   3 months ago

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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A ‘Better Way’ Forward

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By Congressman Bradley Byrne From health care to national security, people are worried about the direction our country is headed. That is certainly what I hear at my town hall meetings in Southwest Alabama, but the same is true all around the United States. According to Real Clear Politics, 65 percent of Americans believe our […]

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People who don’t vote

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I am an avid reader. I enjoy a good book, whether it’s a novel, a biography or a fact-based account of some historical happening. The one I most recently read, “Liberty’s Last Stand” by Stephen Coonts, turned out to be a little more disturbing than most. The fictional story revolves around the actions of a […]

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Inside the Statehouse

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By Steve Flowers The older you get the more you realize that old adages you heard as a child are true. There is a political maxim that says, “power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” It could very aptly be applied to the Mike Hubbard saga. Mike Hubbard was born and raised in north Georgia. […]

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Fourth of July

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By Harvey H. (“Hardy”) Jackson Every year, as June winds down, people from Northeast Alabama and Northwest Georgia trot over to where I-20 crosses the state line. There, perched alongside the Interstate, are giant fireworks warehouses. These establishments, which may well constitute the largest “industry” in the East Heflin-South Muscadine metropolitan area, have been the […]

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Freedom isn’t free

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By Congressman Bradley Byrne “Here we mark the price of freedom.” Those are the words engraved on the Freedom Wall at the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. The Freedom Wall includes 4,048 gold stars, and each star represents 100 American military deaths during the Second World War. I recently took time to visit […]

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‘Remember Always’

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By Lt. Col. Jeff White   It is a privilege to speak to you on such an important occasion. I had the honor to serve in the Alabama National Guard for 26 years and to serve in the first Gulf War and in Iraq in 2004 and 2005. I am reminded of an occasion in Iraq […]

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Inside the Statehouse

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By Steve Flowers Sometimes the best thing that the legislature can do in a session is to pass very little legislation. That can be said of this year’s regular legislative session, which ended several weeks ago. Not many bills made it through the legislative labyrinth. Gov. Robert Bentley made a proposed $800 million prison construction […]

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Working for Alzheimer’s funding

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To the editor: The Alzheimer’s Association estimates there are more than five million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease and more than 15 million Alzheimer’s caregivers. On their behalf, I am counted among 1,200 others across the country that appeal to Congress for action on Alzheimer’s disease. Four people in my family have died from Alzheimer’s […]

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Rolling Jails

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By   4 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   8 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   11 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

By   2 years ago

          “This experience has renewed my faith in the human spirit.” Vickie Clark, Birmingham             “We think of Mae as an inspiration for all lost and stray pets.” Brandon James Thanksgiving came early for Birmingham resident Vickie Mitchell Clark. On November12 she was reunited at Atmore PCI Animal Control (commonly known as the animal shelter) […]

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The Final Salute – Elwood E. Barden, Sr. Buried at Arlington National Cemetery

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By   2 years ago

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

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‘A Secret Life’

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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 29, 2016

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James Gregory “Greg” Watts Mr. James Gregory “Greg” Watts, age 64, of Huxford, Ala., passed away Monday, June 20, 2016 at his home after a long, valiant battle with cancer. He was born in Tuscaloosa, Ala. to the late J.D. and Virginia Watts. He was a graduate of Wilcox County High School in Camden, Al. […]

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Obituaries for the week of June 15, 2016

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Myrtis McGhee Kinman Mrs. Myrtis McGhee Kinman, age 70, passed away Monday, June 6, 2016 in Atmore, Ala. She was a native and life-long resident of Atmore. She was a member of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, Poarch SAIL and the Atmore Apostolic Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Levi and […]

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Obituaries for the week of June 22, 2016

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Berman Franklin Leonard, Jr. Mr. Berman Franklin Leonard, Jr., age 56, passed away Tuesday, June 14, 2016 in Milton, Fla. He was a native and former resident of Atmore, Ala. and has resided in Milton for the past year. He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Carrie Leonard and his grandparents. Mr. […]

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Obituaries for the week of June 8, 2016

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Willie Harvie Myrick Jr. Mr. Willie Harvie Myrick Jr., age 79, of Seminole, Ala., passed away Tuesday, May 31, 2016. He was born to the late Willie Harvie Myrick, Sr. and Cumi Lynch, in Atmore, Ala, He worked for Escambia County Department of Transportation for ten years and then he worked for TR Miller Pole […]

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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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