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United Fund plans several “arrests”

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The United Fund will hold its annual fund drive kick-off Tuesday, October 21, as several of Atmore’s leading citizens are incarcerated at Atmore City Hall and kept in the lock-up until they raise bail, donations for the United Fund. According to 2014-15 President Bub Gideons, “We are shooting for $60,000 for the year and we [...]

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Drew named assistant superintendent

By   4 days ago

                  On recommendation of Escambia County Superintendent of Education John Knott, the Board of Education named Beth Drew as assistant superintendent at Thursday’s meeting. Drew has been in the education system for more than 30 years. She is currently Director of Curriculum / Instruction / Federal Programs [...]

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Parish Grill burns – UPDATED (with photo gallery)

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By   6 days ago

In the early morning hours on Sunday, October 12, downtown Atmore was filled with smoke as The Parish Grill, located at 122 S. Main Street, burned while firefighters from several departments fought to contain the blaze. Atmore Fire Department Captain Ronald Peebles headed the effort to extinguish the blaze, coordinating his own team as well [...]

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J.U. Blacksher homecoming royalty

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By   6 days ago

Latasha Hill and Amaru Royster were crowned 2014 Homecoming Queen and King at J.U. Blacksher High School Friday evening, October 10. They were crowned by principal Donald Baggett and 2013 Homecoming Queen Lea-Cameron Nipper. For more on Blacksher’s homecoming, see pages 1B and 4B    

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Brewton man dies from accident injuries – Wreck involved Atmore resident

By   6 days ago

A Brewton man has died from injuries he received in a two-vehicle crash that occurred Oct. 4.  Albert Roach Jr., 43, was a passenger in a 2013 Hyundai  driven by Timothy Stokes, 51, of Evergreen, when the vehicle collided with a 1989 Ford driven by Michael O. Crenshaw of Atmore.  Roach was transported to Sacred [...]

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Breast Cancer Awareness event at Post Office Friday

By   7 days ago

On Friday, October 17, Atmore Post Office will have a Breast Cancer Awareness event from 10 a.m. until noon, at the Atmore Post Office, 114 N. Main Street. There will be light refreshments, drinks, literature and a representative from the Atmore Community Hospital to talk about breast cancer screening. There will also be breast cancer [...]

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Fire Marshal investigates Parish Grill Fire

By   8 days ago

              Representatives from the  Alabama Fire Marshal’s Office are on the scene of the Parish Grill fire on Main Street in Atmore Monday, October 13,  investigating the Sunday morning fire that destroyed the downtown restaurant. Pictured are the Fire Marshals from the Alabama State Police, Mike Talley and Chris [...]

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WOD Walk raises funds, awareness – Walk also celebrates and inspires

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By   6 days ago

The Women of Distinction’s Seventh Annual Cancer Awareness Walk was held Saturday, October 11, at Tom Byrne Park. The purpose of the walk was three-fold: to raise money to buy gas cards for local cancer victims going back and forth to doctors’ appointments and treatments, to raise awareness, and to honor the fighters, survivors and [...]

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Showing their colors

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By   6 days ago

The staff of Atmore Nursing Center held a tailgate party Friday, October 10. The colors of the day were red and white with a little blue and orange. Shown are, from left, front, Faye Kyles, Jackie Simmons, Robyn Byrd, Marla Rutherford, Jessica Nelson, Dana Bell; back, Deborah Bishop, Suzzette Barron, Darlene Murphy, Dot McAroy, administrator [...]

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Giving back

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By   6 days ago

Taste of the South always benefits the Chamber of Commerce, but it helps when those serving food give back their proceeds too. This year’s Taste was held September 18, and on Thursday, October 9, three vendors donated their proceeds to the Chamber. Shown at the presentation are, from left, Chamber Board member Bub Gideons accepting [...]

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We Care Thrift Store celebrating 25 years – Customer appreciation event planned

By   6 days ago

The We Care Thrift Store in downtown Atmore invites everyone to attend their 25th Anniversary Customer Appreciation Celebration on Friday, October 17. There will be special discounts, free hot dogs and drinks and fun for all. We Care Thrift Stores sell new and gently used clothing, furniture, household items and more at deeply discounted prices. [...]

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ECHS band scores big

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By   6 days ago

The Escambia County High School (ECHS) Marching Band scored straight Superiors at the A-Town Marching Band Festival Saturday, October 5, in Andalusia. The band received its second straight Superior in band competitions this season. In addition to the Superior received by the band as a whole, the color guard, majorettes, drum line and drum major [...]

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Steadham publishes new book

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By   6 days ago

Annette Hodge Steadham, formerly of Atmore, has a new book on the market – “Angel of Rainbow’s End,” an adolescent fantasy book. “My book helps adolescents want to discover new worlds and exercise their imaginations while being entertained,” Steadham said. “The book is about a little alien who is born on earth who discovers she [...]

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J.U. Blacksher 2014 Homecoming Court

By   6 days ago

The Homecoming King and Queen were crowned Friday night, October 10, at J.U. Blacksher High School. Shown are,from left, ninth grade attendants Charlie Gantt and Brianna Jackson, tenth grade attendants Charlie Scruggs and Mikayla Royster, senior attendants Corry Jonas and Gabby Bohannon, Queen Latasha Hill, King Amaru Royster, eleventh grade attendants April Reid and Destin [...]

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YLA attends retreat

By   6 days ago

The Youth Leadership Atmore Class of 2015 kicked off their year with a retreat at Camp Beckwith October 7 and 8. Students in the class are from Atmore Christian School, Escambia Academy and Escambia County High School. This year’s members are, from left, first row, Timberly Deese, Jessica Sandspree, Torri Scott, Shardae Austin; second row, [...]

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Mrs. Barnetta Williams celebrating 107

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By   6 days ago

Mrs. Barnetta Rabb Williams’ birthday is October 20. She will be 107 this year. Her plans are to celebrate her birthday with family and friends. Mrs. Williams grew up in Freemanville. Her family farmed and she kept the children and cooked while the others were in the fields. On Saturdays, the family went to town [...]

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Mrs. Clemmie Johnson celebrates 91st birthday

By   20 days ago

Mrs. Clemmie Lindsey Johnson celebrated her 91st birthday Sunday, September 28. Mrs. Johnson, a native of Freemanville, was honored with a birthday dinner Saturday September 27, at 3 p.m., at The Heritage, Atmore. Mrs. Johnson loves to travel and spend as much time as she can with all her family.      

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Bishop Dr. Williams to be honored

By   20 days ago

Bishop Dr. Willie L. Williams, founder and pastor of Jones Street True Pentecostal Holiness Church, will be honored next week on the occasion of his 37th anniversary of service to Jones Street. Services will be held Tuesday through Friday, October 7 through 10, 7 p.m. nightly. Scheduled speakers are as follows: Tuesday – Bishop Dr. [...]

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Celebration to honor Sis. Perryman

By   20 days ago

A celebration for Sister Jerridine Perryman is planned on the occasion of her 65th birthday. The event is sponsored by The Perryman Singers of Mobile. Everyone is invited to attend Saturday, October 4, 6 p.m., at Jones Street True Holiness Church. The celebration will feature The Perryman Singers, Joyful Wonders, Singing Sons, True Praise and [...]

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Hayles, Clemmons to wed

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By   27 days ago

Saundra Elizabeth Hayles and Jack Elliott Clemmons, Jr., both of Atmore, are proudly announcing their engagement and upcoming marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Eva Mae Lambeth of Atmore and James Ashley Hayles, deceased, of Uriah, Ala. The prospective groom is the son of Charles and Willodean Davis and Jack E. Clemmons, Sr., deceased, [...]

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Brown, Stoker to exchange vows

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By   27 days ago

Thomas Benjamin Brown of Atmore, Alabama and Deana Gilley Edwards of Branson, Missouri proudly announce the engagement of their daughter Savanah Marie Brown of Atmore to Wade Stoker of Daphne, Alabama. The prospective bridegroom is the son of Melvin and Gloria Stoker of Daphne. The couple will exchange wedding vows Saturday, September 27, 2014 at [...]

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Mrs. Knight celebrates 100

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By   27 days ago

Atmore Nursing Center resident Ella Mae Knight celebrated her 100th birthday Tuesday, September 23. Mrs. Knight was born in Conecuh County but has lived most of her life in Atmore, raising four children here. At Atmore Nursing Center, she enjoys church services, gospel singing and sitting on the front porch. And she always looks forward [...]

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Mr. Respress celebrates 90

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By   27 days ago

Mr. Alvis Respress will celebrate his 90th birthday on September 23. On Saturday, September 20, his family hosted a surprise birthday party to mark the occasion. In attendance on Saturday were 82 of his friends and family members. Mr. Respress has been married to his wife, Bernice for 67 years. Benny and Bobbie Respress are [...]

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Blacksher wins big at homecoming

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By   6 days ago

By ASHLEE PHILLIPS News Sports Writer After losing their winning streak the previous week, J.U. Blacksher High School was determined to redeem themselves of their loss, and this redemption came in the form of Blacksher’s homecoming game against the McIntosh Demons Friday night, October 10. Blacksher had begun their homecoming week that Monday and continued [...]

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Cougars defeat Morgan

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By   6 days ago

By GARRETT KIRK News Sports Writer The Escambia Academy Cougars traveled to Selma this past Friday, October 10, to play against the Morgan Academy Senators. The Cougars were a clear favorite to win with their record of 5-0 and Morgan’s record of 0-6, and the game turned out just as expected. By the end of [...]

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ECHS falls to Williamson

By   6 days ago

By CHRISTIN SIMPKINS News Sports Writer The opening drive for the Escambia County High School Blue Devils against Williamson Friday night, October 10, was very productive and had dedicated fans excited about the game. On the initial kickoff, Devante Dailey received the football and gained huge yardage to set up the first down for the [...]

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Cougars maul Monroe

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By   13 days ago

(click on photo to enlarge) By GARRETT KIRK News Sports Writer The Escambia Academy Cougars accomplished something Friday night that had not been done in a quite a long time and very few times in school history. They defeated the Monroe Academy Volunteers! It had been over 15 years since the Cougars last won over [...]

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NHS dethrones the Royals – Ends big week of homecoming activities

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By   13 days ago

By CORRY BAGGETT News Sports Writer There is nothing like a well-anticipated district-level football game when the weather starts turning a little bit cool. Add to that that your opponent is from across the river, and the stakes are even higher. Friday night’s game against our buddies in Jay turned out as a victory for [...]

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ECHS falls to Faith Academy

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By   13 days ago

By CHRISTIN SIMPKINS News Sports Writer The homecoming game for the Escambia County Blue Devils against Faith Academy Rams drew a crowd of alumni and fans which filled the stands with excitement. The alumni did a good job of keeping the spirits high for the Blue Devils and cheering them on. The game began with [...]

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Cougars corral the Colts

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By   20 days ago

By GARRETT KIRK News Sports Writer The Escambia Academy Cougars traveled to Montgomery to face off against Hooper Academy last Friday night, September 26, and the result was a huge road victory for the team. After a stall from both offenses on their first drive, the Cougars were warmed up and ready to go for [...]

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Northview falls to Choctaw

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By   20 days ago

By CORRY BAGGETT News Sports Writer It’s nothing new when smaller schools agree to play much larger schools. We played Gulf Breeze and West Florida Tech when I was a Northview High School Chief a few years ago. (I’m still a Chief, just a graduated one.) The schedule changes, as we all know, and different [...]

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Drew named assistant superintendent

By   4 days ago

                  On recommendation of Escambia County Superintendent of Education John Knott, the Board of Education named Beth Drew as assistant superintendent at Thursday’s meeting. Drew has been in the education system for more than 30 years. She is currently Director of Curriculum / Instruction / Federal Programs [...]

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Learning about ecosystems

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By   6 days ago

Fourth-grade students at Huxford Elementary having been learning all about ecosystems in science. Students are shown with some of their work, from left, Mayci Stabler, Gerri-Ryann Espey, Coblie English, Caitlyn Hadley and Sasha Sumerlin.

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HES students learn fire safety

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The Poarch Fire Department took part in Fire Safety Day at Huxford Elementary School Friday, October 10. Assistant Chief Chris McGhee talked with students about fire safety and conducted safety exercises in the Escambia County fire and life safety trailer. Shown, a PCI firefighter, back, helps third-grader Hunter Weaver learn how to exit a “burning” [...]

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October is Parent Visitation Month

By   6 days ago

October is Statewide Parent Visitation Month in Alabama and the Escambia County School System is inviting parents and others to “Homes and Schools: Building Futures Together” by attending a special school event on Thursday, October 23. With research that shows students achieve more when parents are involved in their education, the Escambia County School System [...]

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Perdido MS peer helpers attend training

By   13 days ago

Perdido Middle School Peer Helpers participated in the middle school peer helper training at Camp Beckwith in Fairhope, Alabama on September 19. The purpose of meeting at Camp Beckwith was to train middle school peer helpers on key skills of peer helping as well as allowing them to meet other same age peer helpers in [...]

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ACM names Star Students

By   20 days ago

A.C. Moore Elementary School named its Star Students for the month of September. They are, from left, front, Elizabeth Mitchelle, Jessica Cuenca, Ne’Kaylia Perryman, Paige Embley, LeBron Hookes, Randol Dean; back, Shontia Martin, Sasha Kidd, Jyrin Brown, Adrianna Arnold, Madelynn Moye and Kade Fails.

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Perdido students ‘playing the market’

By   20 days ago

Perdido Elementary / Middle School students in Project Jubilee and Humanities have been closely monitoring the stock market, as they gear up for the Alabama Stock Market Game which began Monday, September 29. The Stock Market Game is a 10-week, on-line trading experience. Students begin with $100,000 and may purchase stocks, bonds, and mutual funds [...]

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Mt. Olive plans homecoming, revival

By   6 days ago

Members of Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church invite all to their homecoming and revival. Services begin Sunday, October 26, at 3 p.m., with the message by the Rev. Humphrey Shuford, pastor of Zion Star A.M.E.Z. Church, Atmore, and St. Thomas A.M.E.Z. Church, Perdido. Revival services will be held Monday through Wednesday, October 27 through 29, [...]

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Blessing of Animals is Thursday

By   6 days ago

Trinity Episcopal Church will celebrate the Blessing of the Animals on Thursday, October 16 at 5:30 p.m. The Rev. Mark McDonald will officiate. Pets and owners of all denominations are welcome. (Reptiles must be in closed containers, please.)

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Church Calendar

By   27 days ago

Note:  Please send church calendar notices directly to myrna@atmorenews.com NOKOMIS BAPTIST CHURCH, 2383 Hwy. 31, , will be teaching a six week study at 10 a.m. every Sunday morning on “CHRIST AND THE CHURCH” that is aimed at helping Christians grow in their faithfulness to the institution that Jesus loved so dearly.  Following the Bible Study, [...]

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FPC hosting ladies Bible study

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By   62 days ago

First Presbyterian Church is hosting a ladies’ Beth Moore fall Bible study, “Children of the Day,” beginning Wednesday, September 10. The morning class begins at 9:30 a.m. with child care, and the afternoon class starts at 3:30 p.m. Participants will walk the shores of Thessalonica with Beth Moore in this verse-by-verse Bible study of 1 [...]

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Church Calendar

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Note:  Please send church calendar notices directly to myrna@atmorenews.com NOKOMIS BAPTIST CHURCH, 2383 Highway 31, Atmore, will be studying a four week series on Describing Faith at 10 a.m. every Sunday morning from July 27 – August 17.  This series is designed to help Christians stand strong in the midst of suffering. A traditional worship service [...]

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Quartet convention is this weekend

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The first Alabama Quartet Convention is set for this weekend at Forrest Hill Church of God, 5508 Moffett Road, Mobile. The convention will be held Friday, July 25, from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., and Saturday, July 26, from noon until 2 p.m., and from 4 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. All tickets are $5 daily [...]

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Mt. Gillead to honor one of their own

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The Rev. Robert Davis, officers and members of Mt. Gillead Missionary Baptist Church invite all to attend their appreciation for their very own Rev. George Sharp. The event is sponsored by the church’s Youth Ministry. Sister E. Lowe is youth director. This celebration will be held Sunday, July 27, 3 p.m., at Mt. Gillead MBC, [...]

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Jones Street in revival next week

By   118 days ago

You’re invited to join the congregation of Jones Street True Pentecostal Holiness Church as they celebrate revival from Sunday to Sunday, June 29 to July 6. Nightly services are at 7 p.m. The schedule of speakers is as follows: * Sunday morning, June 29, 11 a.m. – Elder Leroy Knight, Sr., Assistant Pastor of Jones [...]

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What matters most in SW Alabama

By   6 days ago

By U.S. CONGRESSMAN BRADLEY BYRNE There are some big issues facing our country: the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), illegal immigration, Ebola, Obamacare, the scandal at the Department of Veterans Affairs and the list goes on and on. As your Member of Congress, I have stayed engaged on these and other issues [...]

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Everyday heroes

By   6 days ago

America is enamored with the idea of the superhero. Year after year movies about these masked crusaders dominate the box office. The idea of the hero as an ideal of virtue and invincibility is a part of American culture. These heroes are challenged on a monumental scale, winning against all odds. Victory is assured, we [...]

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SEC reigns in college football

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By BOB MARTIN Five of the teams in the Associated Press and USA Today College Football Poll Top Ten rankings this week are members of the Southeastern Conference. I could be wrong, but I do not think I have ever seen this happen before in my long years of following football. Mississippi State is now [...]

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Thanks for help with conference

By   6 days ago

To the editor: What an awesome week of enlightenment, deliverance, rebirth, anointed transformation of the Word of God delivered by all the speakers on faith in the women of God, during our First Pentecostal Holiness Church Women Conference 2014, September 22-28. Thank you to the following businesses in and around Atmore: Atmore Florist, Anointed Printing [...]

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Strong Navy part of military success

By   13 days ago

By CONGRESSMAN BRADLEY BYRNE President Theodore Roosevelt once said, “a good Navy is not a provocation to war. It is the surest guaranty of peace.” I firmly agree with President Roosevelt’s assertion, and I am growing increasingly concerned about the weakening of our nation’s naval fleet at a time when we face many foreign policy [...]

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Would Alabamians side with Ralph Nader?

By   13 days ago

By Bob Martin Ralph Nader is a lawyer and author and America’s leading consumer advocate. He was born in Winsted, Connecticut. He holds an AB magna cum laude from Princeton and a LLB with distinction from Harvard. It takes a smart dude to protect us average folks from the ravages of politicians and mega corporate [...]

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Gathering info on drones

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To the editor: Unmanned Aerial Systems, otherwise known as “drones,” are being used more and more across America – including Alabama – by farmers, foresters, contractors and many others as an emerging technology for efficiency and accuracy in their work. Research at our Alabama colleges and universities are helping to develop new applications for the [...]

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Clear strategy needed to defeat Islamic extremists

By   20 days ago

By CONGRESSMAN BRADLEY BYRNE Last Wednesday night, students from throughout the First Congressional District gathered in a Mobile auditorium to learn details about attending one of the five United States Service Academies. My staff and I were hosting an “Academy Night” for prospective students to hear directly from representatives of the service academies. At a [...]

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‘A Secret Life’

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By   19 days 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   43 days 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   335 days 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   412 days 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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‘Pine Cones and Magnolias’

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By   496 days ago

Born and raised in Atmore, Texas resident JoAn Watson Martin has become a prolific writer. “Pine Cones and Magnolias” is her fourth teen novel. The first three were “Yankee Girl” (historical fiction), “Goodnight Mrs. Dinglewall” (a ghost story) and “Inventing Chloe.” Her first adult romance, “Retrieving Morning,” was published in 2009. After teaching in Baytown, [...]

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Atmore Native Publishes Third Children’s Book

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By   503 days ago

Children’s author Jerrye Forte Sumrall grew up on South Carney Street, where she was known for her vivid imagination and sense of adventure. She recently published the third novel in her outstanding Bayshore Mystery Series. All the novels are set in Alabama. Middle-grade readers and adults will enjoy Jerrye’s latest book, “The Mystery of Wragg [...]

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Obituaries for the week of October 22, 2014

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Wyatt Dewayne Johnson Master Wyatt Dewayne Johnson, age 2, of Century, Fla., passed away Wednesday, October 15, 2014, in Atlanta, Ga. Wyatt was a victim of Cancer. He loved outdoors and loved riding the lawn mower. He was preceded in death by two grandfathers, Dewayne Johnson and Don Rehn; two grandmothers, Peggy Davis and Wanda [...]

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Obituaries for the week of October 15, 2014

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William Henry Brown Mr. William Henry Brown, age 75, of Canoe, Ala., passed away Tuesday, October 7, 2014 in Pensacola, Fla. He was a longtime employee of Swift Supply. He was born in Washington County, Ala. to the late Elmer and Agnes Adkinson Brown. He was a member of Sardis Baptist Church. Mr. Brown is [...]

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Obituaries for the week of October 8, 2014

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Raymond Bradley White Mr. Raymond Bradley White, age 60, passed away Wednesday, October 1, 2014 in Bay Minette, Ala. He was a native and life long resident of Bay Minette. He was a U.S. Army and Vietnam Veteran. Mr. White is survived by his brother, Tom White of Bay Minette; three sisters, Miriam Purvis of [...]

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Obituaries for the week of October 1, 2014

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Lonnie Lee Rackard Mr. Lonnie Lee Rackard, age 65, of Atmore, Ala., passed away Tuesday September 23, 2014 in Pensacola, Fla. He was a retired Superintendent of Atlantic Marine Ship Yard of Mobile, Ala. He was born in Escambia County, Ala. to the late Edgar Rackard and Ruthie Mae McGhee Rackard. He was a member [...]

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Obituaries for the week of September 24, 2014

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Willene Othelene Hall Barnes Mrs. Willene Othelene Hall Barnes, age 85, passed away Friday, September 19, 2014, at the Joyce Goldenberg Hospice Center in Pensacola, Fla. after a lengthy illness following surgery in April. She was born to William Charles and Ada Mauldin Hall. She was resident of Century (South Flomaton), Fla. area most of [...]

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Obituaries for the week of September 17, 2014

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Laura R. Moore Mrs. Laura R. Moore, age 85, of Atmore, Ala., passed away Monday, September 8, 2014 in Foley, Ala.  She was retired from Vanity Fair Mills as a supervisor. She was born in Atmore to the late W.D. and Annie Lou Sims Ross. She was a member of Judson Baptist Church. She was [...]

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Obituaries for the week of September 10, 2014

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Mattie Louise McCracken Mrs. Mattie Louise McCracken, age 75, resident of Atmore, Ala., passed away Wednesday, August 27, 2014. She was born to Reuben and Celia Riley McReynolds in Pineapple, Ala. She was a faithful member of Liberty Missionary Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Reuben and Celia Riley McReynolds; husband, [...]

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Obituaries for the week of September 3, 2014

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Sonya Dyess Fillingim Mrs. Sonya Dyess Fillingim, age 51, passed away Monday, August 25, 2014 in Flomaton, Ala. She had been a resident of Flomaton since 1995. She was preceded in death by her husband, Neal Fillingim. Mrs. Fillingim is survived by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Dyess, of Jay, Fla.; son, Cameron (Sheena) [...]

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