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Chevron station robbed

By   2 days ago

Wednesday evening, October 29, at approximately 9:12 p.m., the Atmore Police Department responded to a robbery of the Chevron station at 303 ½ Howard Street. Officers secured the area and contacted the State of Alabama K-9 Tracking Team. Witnesses stated that a black male dressed in all black entered the store and pointed a small [...]

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Halloween reminder

By   2 days ago

Trick-or-Treat will be observed in Atmore on Thursday, October 30th from 5:30 until 7:30 pm.

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Halloween pictures Thursday at Heritage Park

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As always, a 5×7 will be available for $5. This year, photographer Brian Joiner is also offering packages. Package 1 – $30.00 1 8×10 3 5×7 4 3.5×5 Package 2 – $28.50 2 5×7 4 3.5×5 8 wallet size Package 3 – $20 5 5×7 (Buy 4, get 1 free) Photos will be published in [...]

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Fall back this weekend

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By   3 days ago

Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday, November 2. Be sure to set your clocks back one hour before going to bed Saturday night!

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Cleanup begins at Parish Grill

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By   3 days ago

Now that the physical investigation of the fire that destroyed The Parish Grill on October 12 has been completed, the long process of cleanup has begun. A crane was used to remove HVAC units and a range hood from the site allowing access to areas in the kitchen needed to complete the fire investigation. Both [...]

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Vote next Tuesday

By   3 days ago

Voters will go to the polls Tuesday, November 4, to decide a number of local and state races and several amendments. Following will be on the ballot. Governor – incumbent Robert Bentley (R); Parker Griffith (D) Lieutenant Governor – James C. Fields (D); incumbent Kay Ivey (R) U.S. Representative 1st Congressional District – Bradley Byrne [...]

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Fayards endow chair at UA

By   3 days ago

Atmore natives and University of Alabama alumni Gary and Nancy Fayard have made a $1.5 million gift to the University of Alabama to create the Fayard Endowed Chair in Accounting, the largest endowment in the history of the Culverhouse School of Accountancy, a division of the Culverhouse College of Commerce. Gary Fayard is a 1975 [...]

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County man killed

By   3 days ago

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office (ECSO) is investigating a shooting which took place Monday, October 27, in the Sellersville community of Escambia County, leaving one man dead. According to a press release from the ECSO, “At 9:52 am, the Alabama Escambia County Sheriff’s Office received a call to 6228 Jimmie Sellers Road, which is located [...]

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City observes Food Day

By   3 days ago

Atmore Mayor Jim Staff and other civic leaders joined with growers at Atmore’s Farmers Market Friday, October 24, to kick off the State of Alabama’s celebration of Food Day. Alabama Governor Robert Bentley joined state leaders and organizers across the State of Alabama in an effort to support Food Day, emphasizing the importance of a [...]

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Perdido E/M dedicates Heroes Hall

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By   3 days ago

Just in time for Perdido Elementary / Middle School’s annual Salute to Veterans program and reception, they dedicated their new Heroes Hall. The school has been hosting this annual event for over 10 years, in an effort to honor all of the men and women who have served in the armed forces of the United [...]

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Great season for FHS band

By   3 days ago

The Flomaton High School Hurricane Marching Band has just finished a very successful marching band season. The band performed at the A-Town Invitational Marching Competition in Andalusia on Saturday, October 4 and earned all superior ratings for drum major, color guard, majorette, percussion, and band in the 2A division. The band also performed at the [...]

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Drugs erase dreams

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By   3 days ago

“Drugs erase dreams.” Simple sentence. Simple concept. Sadly, so true. Drug abuse is a horrific problem across the country and, yes, even here in Atmore. To raise awareness, several groups have come together to present a program – Drugs Erase Dreams – being presented in high schools across the county. They draw on the expertise [...]

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WSD Cruisers Unlimited car show winners

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Winners of the Cruisers Unlimited car show, from left, first place George Hornady for his 1983 Chevy Pick-up, second place Mickey Parker for his 1967 Firebird, and third place GW Ford for his 1941 Willys.  

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WSD Run

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WSD coloring contest winners

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Winners in the coloring contest were announced on the Main Stage at 1:30 p.m. Not all winners were present for photos. Winners are as follows: Home School – Cooper Harrison, Katelyn Harrison Rachel Patterson Elementary – first place, A’Layna Young; second place, Salvador Franco; third place, Tre Sean Presiado; honorable mention. Huxford Elementary – first [...]

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WSD pumpkin contest winners

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Winners in the pumpkin contest were announced on the Main Stage at 1:30 p.m.,however, only one winner was available for a photo. Not all students put their last name on their entries so in some cases only first names are listed here. Winners in the pumpkin contest are as follows: Pre-K – Connor Miller K5–2nd [...]

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Mrs. Barnetta Williams celebrating 107

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By   17 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   31 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   31 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   31 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   38 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   38 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   38 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   38 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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Supporting their teammate

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By   3 days ago

The Escambia Academy Cougars and cheerleaders showed their love and support for teammate James Fuqua, #74, at Friday night’s game. James’ dad passed away Friday, on James’ birthday. News photo by Ditto Gorme    

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Cougars gouge Glenwood

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By GARRETT KIRK News Sports Writer The Escambia Academy Cougars traveled to Phenix City Friday night, October 24, to play the Glenwood Academy Gators for their second to last regular season game of the year. The game went according to plan for the Cougars as they scored 34 points in the first half and strolled [...]

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Chiefs rattle the Braves

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By CORRY BAGGETT News Sports Writer “It could have been a heart breaker,” Northview’s Head Coach Sid Wheatley said as he led his team off the field after their 35-28 victory over the 4A Walton Braves from Defuniak Springs. “Both teams are fighting for those playoff spots, so tonight really mattered.” Walton was first on [...]

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Lady Devils volleyball team area champs

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By CHRISTIN SIMPKINS News Sports Writer Escambia County High School Lady Devils volleyball team had a record season. The Lady Devils started out the season with a goal of becoming area champs. From the very first week of play the Lady Devils proved to be very promising. The team consisted of 7 returning seniors who [...]

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ECHS ends with win

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By CHRISTIN SIMPKINS News Sports Writer The anticipation was high for the last football game of the 2014 Escambia County High School season. The game was played in Monroeville at Monroe County High School. Both teams were struggling with a losing record for the 2014 season and needed a win. The Blue Devils struggled this [...]

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Cougars pound Pike

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By   10 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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ECHS students earn Barbicide certification

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By CHE’ PETERSON Special to Atmore News For the last nine weeks, the Cosmetology Department at Escambia County High School has learned about everything from professionalism to facial shapes to the prevention of disease. In the fourth through the sixth weeks, the students really dove into safety, sanitation and disinfection. During that time, they learned [...]

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RPE holds poster competition

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  As part of Red Ribbon Week, Rachel Patterson Elementary held a poster contest Friday, October 24. The event was sponsored by Alto Products and Winn Dixie. Each class designed a campaign poster promoting drug-free students, life or campus. Two classes from each grade won a pizza party for the most creative poster. Shown are [...]

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RPE students pledge to stop bullying

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The students at Rachel Patterson Elementary School pledged to help stop bullying Thursday, October 23, by placing their fingerprints on a pledge poster. First-grade students in Ashley Turk’s class are shown with their poster, from left, kneeling, Tristan Johnson, Deveron Stubbs, Shemecca Brown, Salvador Franco, Zachary Graham, Zariyha Burton, Damion Jenkins; standing, Malachi Imani, Keon [...]

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

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Third grade A honor roll: Jyrin Tyia Brown, Spria Elise Brown, Aniya Dejanay Burton, Jaquavious Jakuan Bush, Jessica Velasco Cuenca, Nariyah Skye Felder, Luis Angel Garcia, Saniyah Lasha Hixon, Sasha Elizabeth Kidd, Jacarion Tykel King, Reagan Kristine King, Travaris Leslie, Shontia Zhane Martin, Elizabeth Leah Mitchelle, Ava Katharine Penner, Aniya Nicole White, Stephen Jay Williams. [...]

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Rachel Patterson Elementary School honor roll – First nine-week grading period

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First grade A honor roll: Isaiah Tiquan America, Nichira Soleil Anderson, Raishaun Ethan Banks, Cleo Bolar, IV, Jacob Raymond Boutwell, Christian Blake Bradley, Semaj Anita Brand, Jalayah Masharre Bright, Alexandria Renay Brown, Aniyah Simone Brown, Kydajah Emir Brown, Latabitha Lashay Burt, Zariyha Mylayshia Burton, Nigel Ayden Bynum, Michael Vincent Cook, Jr., Jamarcus Ladarion Cunningham, Sara [...]

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Red Ribbon Week at Perdido E/M

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The purpose of the Red Ribbon Week Campaign is to present a visible commitment to a safe, healthy and drug-free lifestyle. The campaign is designed to accomplish the following: 1. to create awareness concerning the problems related to the use of tobacco, alcohol and other drugs 2. to support the decision to live a healthy, [...]

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BMX high jumper

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During Red Ribbon Week, Creative Action Sports completed its BMX tour of Escambia County schools Friday with a trip to Escambia County Middle School. During the demonstration, team captain Ryan Davis jumped – without a ramp – over a group of riders and teachers. Shown are, from left, Dave Beardsley, Guy Mims, Coach Terrance Walker, [...]

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ECMS holds book fair

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Escambia County Middle School held their annual Book Fair Friday, October 24 and the students’ grandparents were invited to join in and support reading. Shown are, from left, aunt LaTrice Bush, student Jaiden Bolton and grandmother Joyce Bush.  

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Cross Point holding camp meeting

By   10 days ago

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

By   17 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   17 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

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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

By   101 days ago

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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Please vote yes Amendment 4

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By JOHN J. KNOTT There is a critical issue impacting Alabama school districts on the November 4 ballot. Alabama legislators unanimously agreed last session to let voters decide whether to protect local school funds in the state’s constitution. Should local school leaders or the politicians in Montgomery decide how school dollars are spent? That is [...]

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Local amendment on the ballot

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By STATE REPRESENTATIVE ALAN BAKER On November 4th, Escambia County citizens will have an opportunity to vote on a county-wide local amendment that, if approved, will have a significant impact on our future. As lead sponsor of this local legislation bill (Act 2013-259) that requires an affirmative vote of the Escambia County citizens, I feel [...]

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Ala. PTA supports Amendment 4

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By BECKY VANSANT The Alabama PTA has joined a broad coalition of education, business and community leaders to ask voters to protect schools from Montgomery mandates on local dollars. This amendment is clearly important for parents who support their local schools and want local spending to remain focused on our schools and students. We’re asking [...]

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Downturn can’t become new normal

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By CONGRESSMAN BRADLEY BYRNE You may have seen some good news recently. The September jobs report for the United States showed the unemployment rate dropping to 5.9 percent with 248,000 new jobs being added. That’s the lowest unemployment rate in a year. The problem is, if you look closer at the numbers, you will find [...]

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State needs constitutional rewrite

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By BOB MARTIN State voters go to the polls Tuesday to decide whether or not to provide new protections for the state’s public schools against unfunded laws adopted by the state lawmakers. The specific requirement, contained in the amendment, which is No. 4 on the ballot next Tuesday, would require that such laws which provide [...]

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Thank you, Atmore, from Atmore Lions

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To the editor: Thursday evening, October 23, was the first of several drug awareness educational community forums to be held in the future. We want to thank Judge David Jordan, Judge Bradley Byrne, Officer Scott Walden and Denise Carlee for presenting the outstanding program “Drugs Erase Dreams.” It was held at the Escambia County High [...]

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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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‘A Secret Life’

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By   30 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   54 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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By   507 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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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 November 5, 2014

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Isom Curry, Jr. Mr. Isom Curry, Jr., age 76, of Indianapolis, Ind., formerly of Atmore, Ala., passed away Saturday, October 18, 2014. Funeral services are incomplete at the time but will be announced later by Turner Funeral Home. Turner Funeral Chapel, LLC in charge of all arrangements. Hercules Betts, Sr. Mr. Hercules Betts, Sr., age [...]

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Obituaries for the week of October 29, 2014

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Sam Thomas Parker, Jr. Mr. Sam Thomas “S.T.” Parker, Jr., age 79, passed away Sunday, October 19, 2014 at West Florida Hospice Center. He was a native of Frisco City, Ala. He was reared in Atmore, Ala. and attended the Graham School in Robinsonville, Ala. He had been a longtime resident of Pensacola, Fla. He [...]

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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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