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Think pink

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By   1 day ago

Williams Station Day opening ceremony is at 9 a.m., Saturday morning. In observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we will honor those who are fighting, have fought, and the families of those affected by breast cancer. This will culminate in releasing pink heart-shaped balloons in memory and honor. Everyone is invited to wear pink.

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Drew assistant superintendent

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Beth Drew was selected as assistant superintendent of Escambia County Schools at the Board of Education meeting Thursday, October 16. The board voted unanimously on the recommendation of Superintendent John Knott. Drew is in her 32nd year with the school system. She was a classroom teacher for 14 years at Flomaton Elementary and served as [...]

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Fire destroys home

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A fire at the home of Rosa Mae Harrison, 205 Mobile Street, which occurred Tuesday afternoon at 12:45 p.m., appeared to destroy the structure and its contents. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time, but a window air-conditioning unit under a window where the fire was centered was engulfed in flames and [...]

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‘Drugs Erase Dreams’ is Thursday – to be held in the new gym at ECHS

By   3 days ago

By RUTH HARRELL Special to Atmore News In preparing to write this article I was reminded of the words of an old song “ It only takes a spark to get a fire going “ … and I truly believe that the “spark” was ignited on the evening of March 19, 2013, at Flomaton High [...]

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Lassiter named EA Homecoming Queen

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By   3 days ago

Natalie Lassiter left, was crowned 2014 Homecoming Queen at Escambia Academy Friday evening, October 17. She was crowned by 2013 Homecoming Queen Grayson Emmons.    

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Parish Grill fire update

By   3 days ago

The Alabama Fire Marshal’s Office has not yet made a determination as to the cause of the fire that took place at the Parish Grill on Main Street in Atmore Sunday morning, October 12. According to Atmore Fire Chief Gerry McGhee, “We believe the fire started in the area of the kitchen, but further investigation [...]

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United Fund plans several “arrests”

By   5 days ago

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   8 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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Busted … by United Fund (with photo gallery)

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By   3 days ago

The United Fund held 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 raised bail (donations for United Fund). According to 2014-15 UF President Bub Gideons, “We are shooting for $60,000 for the year and we would [...]

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Economy Shop turns 25

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The We Care Ministries Economy Shop turned 25 last Friday, October 17, and to celebrate, the staff provided hotdogs, hamburgers and Pepsi products for their patrons. Pictured in front of the banner posted to mark the occasion are the staff and management of the Economy Shop, from left, manager Stan Schrock, Lois Salter, Donna Godwin, [...]

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Post Office raises awareness

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The Atmore Post Office hosted a reception Friday, October 17, to raise awareness for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. According to Postmaster Lester Cogollo, this event began a few years ago among the employees to help raise awareness and promote the Breast Cancer Awareness Stamps. Minnie and Mickey Mouse were the special guests brought in to [...]

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Returning to ‘home sweet home’

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Barbara Poole Harris recently returned to Greenville, Ala., for homecoming at her former church Poplar Spring AME Zion Church. Not only did she attend the church when she was growing up, she also attended the church school there. This was Barbara’s second visit to the church since moving to Atmore. Traveling with her were Ella [...]

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Baker serving on new college affordability commission

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Rep. Alan Baker (R-Brewton) joined leaders from across the South last week at the first meeting of the Southern Regional Education Board’s (SREB) Commission on College Affordability in Atlanta. Baker, a teacher and coach for over 27-years, is joined on the Commission by Gregory Fitch, Executive Director of the Alabama Commission on Higher Education. The [...]

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BMX team thrills at RPE

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Creative Action Sports, a bike demonstration team, joined the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office (ECSO) at Rachel Patterson Elementary School (RPE) Monday morning to help kick-off Red Ribbon Week in Escambia County. The team, co-sponsored by the ECSO, the Escambia County Board of Education (BOE) and the Escambia County District Attorney’s office, uses bicycle tricks and [...]

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County schools celebrate Red Ribbon Week

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Escambia County Superintendent of Education John J. Knott announced recently that county public schools will join Alabamians and others across the nation to raise awareness about drugs and encourage healthy choices as they celebrate Red Ribbon Week, October 20-24. This year’s Red Ribbon theme, “Love Yourself, Be Drug Free,” helps create awareness of the drug [...]

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St. Robert fall festival set

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It’s the time of year for smoked Boston butts – and St. Robert Catholic Church is the place to get them and barbecue sandwiches as well. The congregation is continuing the more than 35-year tradition in Atmore by celebrating their fall festival Saturday, November 1, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. There are some changes [...]

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Mrs. Barnetta Williams celebrating 107

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By   10 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   24 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   24 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   24 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   31 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   31 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   31 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   31 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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Cougars pound Pike

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By   3 days ago

By GARRETT KIRK News Sports Writer The Escambia Academy Cougars played their seventh game of the season, which was also their homecoming, last Friday night against the Pike Liberal Arts Patriots. The Cougars brought home another win for their school, leaving them undefeated on the season and in first place in their region. The game [...]

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Northview Chiefs chain up Freeport Bulldogs

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By CORRY BAGGETT News Sports Writer Friday night’s victory over the Freeport Bulldogs seemed like a taming of the wild, indeed. With a 43-9 win, the Northview High School Chiefs garnished more attention, especially tailback Keondrae Lett, who has quietly been proving himself offensively. Both Northview and Freeport went into Friday night’s game with the [...]

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ECHS falls to St. Paul’s

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By CHRISTIN SIMPKINS News Sports Writer It was the last home game for the Escambia County High School senior class of 2015. The night began with anticipation and proud parents representing and supporting their seniors. Captains for the game were Rashawn Flavors and Jaylen Brown. The Devils quickly showed their pride and established good field [...]

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Perdido MS cross country team competes at district finals

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Perdido Middle School’s cross country teams, coached by Craig Canaan, recently ended their season at the Baldwin County District Finals. Students placing in the District Finals were Sahara Stephens ninth place All County; Arial Scarborough 11th place; Camron Ganey eighth place All County; and Hunter Stewart 17th place. Shown are the cross country team members, [...]

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True greatness with class

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Sunday night I watched along with the rest of America as an icon of sports broke one of the most revered records in football – the career touchdown record. For the reader who does not follow football, this record is the equivalent of the career homerun record in baseball. It is considered the pinnacle of [...]

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Blacksher wins big at homecoming

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By   10 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 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

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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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Drew named assistant superintendent

By   8 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   10 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

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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

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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

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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’

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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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Cross Point holding camp meeting

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Pastor J.T. Guyton and the Cross Point Baptist Church congregation are getting ready for Camp Meeting 2014 which begins this week. Services are as follows: Thursday, Oct. 23, 6:30 p.m. – Pastor Joey Rogers, Pace Assembly of God, Pace, Fla. Friday, Oct. 24, 10 a.m. – to be announced Friday, Oct. 24, 6:30 p.m. – [...]

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Mt. Pisgah holds Harvest Day

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The congregation of Mt. Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church and guests celebrated their Annual Harvest Day Sunday, October 19, with the message by the Rev. Kevin Laster, pastor of Bright Morning Star of Frisco City. The theme for the Harvest Day service was “Wanted: Willing Laborers for the Kingdom.” The theme Scripture was Matthew 9:37: Then [...]

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Mt. Olive plans homecoming, revival

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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

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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

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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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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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Leadership needed to address Ebola

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By Congressman Bradley Byrne People in Southwest Alabama and across the country are worried about the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus. According to a recent survey by the Washington Post, nearly two-thirds of Americans are concerned about a widespread Ebola epidemic. I can’t blame them. The Obama administration has failed to put forward a [...]

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It’s time to back a different team

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By Rick Jensen Arrogance doesn’t sit well with most Americans for very long. Only when it’s accompanied with overwhelming success, like the Pittsburgh Steelers, do we say, “Well, they’ve earned it, haven’t they?” As soon as they start losing, the arrogance of players like quarterback Ben Roethlisberger becomes the fans’ first criticism. Quarterback Barak Obama’s [...]

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AEA’s Dr. Paul Hubbert succumbs

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By BOB MARTIN Paul Hubbert spent his career trying to improve education in Alabama and has often been called in political circles the “real governor of Alabama,” but one of the two times he ran for that office he was defeated by someone who didn’t attend a day of college. Dr. Hubbert, who had led [...]

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Thanks for auction success

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To the editor: On behalf of the L.A. Bikers, we would like to thank the many people who made our annual Toyz for Kidz Auction a success. Many fine folks donated items, attended the auction, purchased items and worked the event. As you know, all the proceeds from the auction go to make sure needy [...]

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What matters most in SW Alabama

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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

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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

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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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‘A Secret Life’

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By   23 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   47 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

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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

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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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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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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 29, 2014

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Sam Thomas Parker Mr. Sam Thomas Parker, age 79, passed away Sunday, October 19, 2014, at West Florida Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time but will be announced later by Turner Funeral Chapel, LLC. Turner Funeral Chapel, LLC, in charge of all arrangements. Patricia Poole Ms. Patricia Poole, age 61, of Atmore, Ala., [...]

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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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