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A bill that can save lives

By   /  December 7, 2016  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on A bill that can save lives

By Congressman Bradley Byrne I met a young boy named Gabe Griffin a few years back at Battleship Park in Mobile. His family and friends had organized a cross country bike ride that started in Oregon and ended on Alabama’s Gulf Coast. The goal of the ride was to raise awareness about Duchenne muscular dystrophy, […]

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Inside the Statehouse

By   /  December 7, 2016  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Inside the Statehouse

By Steve Flowers It is Christmas time, and since Alabama is one of the most charitable states in the nation, I would expect that many of us are in the giving mood and plan to help many worthy causes across our great state. Unfortunately, it appears that some recent rulings by the Alabama Ethics Commission […]

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Getting through the sickly season

By   /  December 7, 2016  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Getting through the sickly season

By Harvey H. (“Hardy”) Jackson This is the time of year that parents and teachers dread. This is the time of year that a classroom turns into an incubator for just about every disease known to mankind. Elementary school, high school, college, all the same. In they come, runny-nosed and germ laden. Should have stayed […]

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Tired of feeling sick? Learn to live healthy with a chronic disease

By   /  December 7, 2016  /  Community, Events  /  Comments Off on Tired of feeling sick? Learn to live healthy with a chronic disease

By PAUL CHASON Special to Atmore News Do not let your condition control you. Make plans to join us so you can take charge of your health, and put life back in your life! The Atmore Area YMCA will host the Area Agency on Aging as we present a 6-week Living Well Alabama program that […]

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Johnson participates in Troy chorale, ensemble

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James Johnson of Atmore participated in Troy University’s Concert Chorale and vocal jazz ensemble during the Fall 2016 semester. The Troy University Concert Chorale is the premier vocal ensemble in the John M. Long School of Music. This mixed choir performs challenging classical, traditional, and contemporary choral repertoire and membership is open by audition. Troy […]

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Food scores released

By   /  December 7, 2016  /  Community  /  Comments Off on Food scores released

The following Escambia County food / lodging establishment ratings were released by the Alabama Department of Public Health for November. Ratings are ranked by score, low to high. FSE = Food Service Establishment Ramey’s Supermarket, Atmore, 88, retail food store Creek Travel Plaza – 24/7 Diner, Atmore, 88, FSE Key Hotel of Atmore, 89, hotel […]

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Perdido School third graders show off technology skills – Escambia County personnel visits school

By   /  December 7, 2016  /  Education  /  Comments Off on Perdido School third graders show off technology skills – Escambia County personnel visits school

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Third graders in Mrs. Laurie Myer’s and Mrs. Linda McCullough’s classes recently had the opportunity to show off their skills in using technology to enhance their educational experience. Teachers from Escambia County, Alabama visited their classrooms to see firsthand how Mrs. Myer and Mrs. McCullough were implementing the training they received through the eMints program […]

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Thanksgiving supper at church

By   /  November 30, 2016  /  Community, Faith and Values  /  Comments Off on Thanksgiving supper at church

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By NANCY KARRICK Special to Atmore News Just reading the title of this article brings to mind rows of tables with traditional church food, and a huge turkey as the centerpiece. Imagine the mashed potatoes and gravy, sweet potatoes with pecan and brown sugar topping, dressing, green bean casserole, rolls, deviled eggs, cranberry sauce, congealed […]

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DWC honors senior citizens

By   /  November 30, 2016  /  Community, Faith and Values  /  Comments Off on DWC honors senior citizens

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Destiny Worship Center held their 10th annual citywide Senior Citizens Appreciation Day Saturday evening, Nov. 26, at The Club. DWC Pastor Dr. Bernard Bishop, at left, is shown with the Most Senior Attendee, Ida Nell Baldwin. At right, Dee Lewis displays the box of non-perishable food items Mrs. Baldwin won.

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JDCC adult ed and skills division holds annual meeting – Served by ECHS Culinary Arts Department

By   /  November 30, 2016  /  Community  /  Comments Off on JDCC adult ed and skills division holds annual meeting – Served by ECHS Culinary Arts Department

Escambia County High School was the setting for Jefferson Davis Community College’s Annual Adult Education and Skills Division Dinner / Meeting. Approximately 60 guests attended the meeting, including members of the JDCC faculty, staff, and administration and members of the Atmore and Brewton communities who serve on career technical and adult education advisory committees. According […]

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