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Gray disqualified from seeking council seat

By   16 hours ago

Sandra Gray, who filed papers on the final day of the July 5-19 qualifying period to challenge incumbent Chris Harrison for the District 5 seat on the Atmore City Council, has been disqualified from her candidacy. According to documents and other information obtained by Atmore News from several sources, Gray failed to file her Candidate’s […]

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ECHS auditorium, lobby getting a facelift

By   2 days ago

The Escambia County Board of Education voted today (Thursday) to take the next step in renovating the Escambia County High School front lobby, main lobby and auditorium, with the hiring of Lathan Associates Architects. The job is expected to take about eight months to complete at an estimated cost of $1.6 million. More on the […]

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Four seek vacated D2 seat; Harrison challenged in D5

By   2 days ago

It is now a given that Atmore’s District 2 will get a new city council representative. That new rep could be any one of four hopefuls who qualified to seek the council seat being vacated by longtime D2 rep Cornell Torrence. Torrence, who has been a member of the city’s governing body since 2009, had […]

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‘All lives matter’

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By   3 days ago

The sign carried by one walker expressed the intent of Sunday’s Love March, an event aimed at getting the message across that All Lives Matter. The march, or walk, showed support for local law enforcement officers and promoted peace and unity. The walk started at Atmore City Hall and ended at Heritage Park. Before the […]

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Bolden named ECMS principal – Aims to change school’s climate, culture, attitude

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By   3 days ago

When dawn breaks on August 10, it will signal the start of a new school year for most local schools. For one, it will represent much more than that. “I want our parents, teachers and students, when they come in, to know that it’s a new day at Escambia County Middle School,” said Debbie Bolden, […]

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Dr. H.Q. Wilson passes away

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By   3 days ago

Dr. Harold Q. Wilson passed away Saturday, July 16, at age 88. For 52 years, he tended to folks in private practice, at the nursing home, and in prisons. He began his medical practice in Atmore in 1958 and retired on December 31, 2010. Dr. Wilson was born in Coffee County, Alabama. He graduated from […]

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Operation Lifesaver in Atmore Monday

By   3 days ago

Atmore relies heavily on a strong rail industry presence, and most Atmore residents know a thing or two about the danger of trains. Still, the city was chosen as one of 40 municipalities that are a part of Operation Lifesaver’s summer tour itinerary. The non-profit public information program is celebrating 40 years of dedication to […]

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Attendance matters

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By   3 days ago

By DONNA REVEL Special to Atmore News Attendance matters in Escambia County Schools. Missing school equals missing out. Students cannot learn if they are not there. The majority of students who attend school regularly improve their chances of being academically successful. In the state of Alabama and in our county, chronic absenteeism is a problem […]

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AP donates to United Fund – UF kicks off 2017 campaign drive

By   3 days ago

The United Fund is getting under way and the Alabama Power Foundation has helped kick it off with a $1,672 donation. The presentation was made Wednesday, July 13, by Ricky Martin, manager of Alabama Power’s Atmore office. “When you join forces with United Fund, you don’t simply change lives, you change your community,” said Brandy […]

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Free soccer clinic scheduled for Aug. 1

By   3 days ago

Local soccer players, along with those who want to learn the basics of the game, are invited to help Atmore Soccer kick off its 2016 fall season with a free clinic that will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Monday, August 1. The clinic, which will take place at the Atmore Area YMCA […]

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Scouts visit Cathedral Caverns

By   3 days ago

Cub Scout Pack 275 and Troop 26 took a summer family trip to Cathedral Caverns in Grant, Alabama the weekend of July 9. Shown are Scouts and leaders, from left, front, Levi Crawford, Karson Hinton, Kaden Hinton; middle, Charlie Henley, Dallon Rackard, Gabe Crawford, Jonathan Gibbs, Zander Crawford, Hunter Parker; back, Cubmaster Jim Henley, Assistant […]

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9 vie for DYW title

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Nine area High school students are participating in the Distinguished Young Women program to be held Saturday, July 30, 7 p.m., in the Woodfin Patterson Auditorium on the Jefferson Davis campus in Brewton. Distinguished Young Women is a national scholarship program. Following are bios of this year’s participants. Maggie Elizabeth Rowell   Parents: Michael and […]

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AP donates to YMCA

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On Friday, July 15, officials with Alabama Power Company and the Atmore Area YMCA gathered for a special presentation. Atmore Alabama Power Manager Ricky Martin presented a check for $10,000 to Atmore Area CEO Paul Chason to support installation of Direct Tube LED lighting throughout the facility. “I am honored to have the YMCA selected […]

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Hendrix wins AQP drawing

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Hendrix Tractor Co. of Atmore was the national grand prize winner in a drawing held recently by officials of Atlantic Quality Parts in Jacksonville, Fla. The name of the local business was drawn from more than 1,800 other dealers with which Atlantic Quality does business in the U.S. and Canada. Hendrix Tractor was founded in […]

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Renovations will make local post office more accessible

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By   3 days ago

Atmore residents, especially the handicapped and elderly, will soon find it easier to get into and out of the local postal headquarters. The 1930s-era building is getting a new look, both inside and out, that is designed to not only improve the post office’s aesthetics but bring it into compliance with federal law. Atmore Postmaster […]

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Chamber hosts breakfast with circuit clerk

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By   3 days ago

Escambia County Circuit Clerk John Robert Fountain explains the functions and responsibilities of his office during the Tuesday (July 19) installment of Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce’s Breakfast with an Elected Official series. Fountain explained that he and his 10-person office staff are responsible for maintaining the flow of all legal papers filed in 10 […]

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Strand Theatre hosts historic wedding

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By   3 days ago

By MISSIE TSCHIDA Special to Atmore News History was made Saturday evening, July 9, as the Strand Theatre hosted its first wedding under the management of Pride of Atmore. In true historic style, the overall theme of the wedding was based on the Flapper trend of the 1920s. In the evening ceremony, Cory Simon and […]

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Welcome to the world, Jaylen Cordell Lewis

By   1 week ago

Jaylen Cordell Lewis was born June 20, 2016, at North Baldwin Infirmary at 6:17 a.m. to Catherine Lewis and Desmond Bishop, both of Atmore. Jaylen weighed 8 lbs. 10 oz., and was 21 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Amy Lewis of Atmore and Eddie Lewis of Colorado. Paternal grandparents are Abe and Deborah Bishop of […]

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Thomley celebrates 80th birthday

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By   3 weeks ago

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   1 month 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   2 months 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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By   3 months ago

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   3 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

By   3 months ago

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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Fields signs with Huntingdon

By   1 week ago

Escambia Academy football standout Josh Fields has signed with Huntingdon College in Montgomery. The linebacker is shown with his mother, father and brother at the signing Monday evening, July 11, at EA, from left, Leah Fields, Josh Fields, Sam Fields, John Fields. News photo by Ditto Gorme

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Fountain signs with Lindsey Wilson College

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Escambia Academy football standout HT Fountain signed with Lindsey Wilson College Monday evening, July 11, at EA. Fountain will be on the defensive line for the Columbia, Kentucky school. Shown at the signing are, from left, seated, Susan Fountain, mother; HT Fountain; Hugh Fountain, father; standing, Hannah Fountain, sister; Troy Fountain, brother. News photo by […]

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Wind Creek Yellow Jackets fourth in tourney

By   2 weeks ago

The Wind Creek Yellow Jackets wound up their season with a fourth-place showing in the Under-10 age division at the Central Baldwin Youth Association tournament held Saturday, June 25, in Loxley. Coach Pete Amerson said he was proud of his squad, which “ran the spectrum from players who had never played soccer before to players […]

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Atmore teams win tourney titles

By   3 weeks ago

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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By   2 months ago

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

By   3 months ago

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   4 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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JDCC receives grant from literacy foundation

By   3 weeks 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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By   1 month ago

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   2 months 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

By   2 months ago

  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   2 months 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

By   2 months ago

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

By   2 months ago

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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Mt. Olive sets Colorama Program

By   2 weeks ago

The congregation of Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church will hold their Colorama Program Friday, July 15, at 7:30 p.m. Guest speaker is Sister Delois Lee-Johnson of New Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist. Each “Captain” will represent a color. Chairpersons for the service are Sis. Barbara Poole Harris and the Rev. Dr. Jimmy Prince. Sis. Betty Boggan […]

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‘200 Men in Bow Ties’

By   3 weeks ago

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

By   1 month ago

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

By   1 month ago

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

By   2 months ago

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

By   3 months ago

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

By   3 months ago

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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Mission accomplished

By   3 days ago

It was hot. Probably as hot as everybody expected it to be. By the time the walkers got to Heritage Park, most folks had sweat running down their face and their clothes were at least damp if not wet. But the discomfort was worth participating in the love walk and rally that was held Sunday […]

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‘Unity instead of division’

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By John Brantley Written Sunday evening, July 17 As I was driving to church this afternoon, I noticed a police officer standing in the middle of the road at the 4-way stop. For a split second, my heart dropped because I saw a police officer drive right by him followed by a large group of […]

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Keeping illegals out of Alabama

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By Congressman Bradley Byrne Our nation has a serious problem with illegal immigrants crossing our border each and every day. Recently, the immigration issue made its way to Southwest Alabama when the Obama Administration announced they were considering a plan to house unaccompanied alien children (UACs) at two Navy airfields in Baldwin County. The airfields […]

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Inside the Statehouse

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By Steve Flowers Sometimes when I observe national politics I am enthralled by the magnificent creation of our American government. When our forefathers founded our democracy it was grounded in British parliamentarian philosophy with a unique American blend, which of course omitted a monarchy. Now, 240 years later, it is a very representative democracy. As […]

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After the Fourth

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By Hardy Jackson Guest Columnist Back in 1988, I wrote a piece for the Atlanta Constitution and without knowing it, set out on a journey that nearly a quarter of a century later, resulted in The Rise and Decline of the Redneck Riviera. In that book I chronicled the changes that occurred along the coast […]

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Working together to solve problems

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By Congressman Bradley Byrne Is it really as bad as it seems? That is a question I get all the time. People want to know if the partisanship and gridlock in Washington is actually like what they see on television. The short answer is no. The reality is Republicans and Democrats often work together on […]

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Skeeters

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By Harvey H. (“Hardy”) Jackson I hate mosquitoes. More to the point, I hate female mosquitoes. They are the ones who suck your blood. They are the ones that leave the itchy, throbbing welt that just plain hurts. They are the ones that kill more people around the world than any other animal – except […]

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Inside the Statehouse

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By Steve Flowers As if we have not been inundated enough with politics this year, hold on to your seats. Over the next few weeks that is all you will hear, read or see. The Republican Convention is set for July 18-22 in Cleveland and the Democratic Convention will begin on July 25 in Philadelphia. […]

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The Flag – A Love Story

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by DWIGHT ALLEN It was the summer of 1939 in southern Illinois. A happy, smiling 5-year-old boy in shorts and sandals was standing on the sidewalk with his favorite possession, an American flag, held proudly across his chest. His dad had just told him, “We’re going back to Texas, it’s time to get you started […]

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Rolling Jails

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By   5 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   9 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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Obituaries for the week of July 27, 2016

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Wrecil “Bud” Shehan Mr. Wrecil “Bud” Shehan, age 89, passed away Monday, July 18, 2016 in Atmore, Ala. He was a native of Lower Peach Tree, Ala. and a resident of Atmore for the past seventy-five years. He was a retired Police Captain with the Atmore Police Department with twenty-one+ years of service and was […]

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Obituaries for the week of July 20, 2016

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James Vernon Phillips Mr. James Vernon Phillips, age 75, passed away Sunday, July 10, 2016, in Atmore, Ala. He was a native and life-long resident of Walnut Hill, Fla. He was retired from Monsanto with thirty-sic and one/half years of service. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and gardener. He was preceded in death by […]

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Obituaries for the week of July 13, 2016

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Vernon “Doug” McCraney Mr. Vernon “Doug” McCraney, age 56, of Atmore, Ala., passed away Sunday, July 3, 2016. He was a native of Marietta, Ga. and has resided in Atmore for the past fifty years. He was a respected sheet metal mechanic in Alaska. He attended the Church of the Living God. He was preceded […]

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Obituaries for the week of July 6, 2016

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Teresa Parker Armstrong Mrs. Teresa Parker Armstrong, age 54, of Atmore, Ala., passed away Monday, June 20, 2016. She was born in Atmore to Lee B. and Olivette Williams, Jr. She was a long-time member of Mt. Gillead Missionary Baptist serving as church secretary. She was a 1979 graduate of Escambia County High School graduate […]

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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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