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Wind Creek Hospitality Announces Rock Star of the Year

By   /  April 15, 2015  /  Community  /  Comments Off

Wind Creek Casino & Hotel Atmore has recognized the 2014 Rock Star of the Year –Becky Angeles. Every three months, Wind Creek recognizes employees who go above and beyond their normal duties, and of these nominees, once a year, the Rock Star of the Year is announced. Becky was rated as one of the best […]

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Path to a balanced budget

By   /  April 8, 2015  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off

By Congressman Bradley Byrne Every month American families and small business owners sit down and balance their budgets. They make sure they aren’t spending more than they bring in. The same is true for state and local governments. When I was in the Alabama State Senate, each year we were required by law to pass […]

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Follow the money

By   /  April 8, 2015  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off

By Larry Lee Education Matters Even an amateur swami with a cloudy crystal ball could have told us how the recent vote to approve charter schools in Alabama would play out. In fact, he didn’t even have to look at his ball, they could have looked at 2014 campaign financial disclosures instead. There they would […]

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Daffodils

By   /  April 8, 2015  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off

By Harvey H. (“Hardy”) Jackson The daffodils are done. Different folks focus on different harbingers of spring – robins, forsythia, pollen covering the car – I watch for daffodils. Now sometimes daffodils will fool you. When the weather starts to warm they will pop out. But weather can turn and many a time daffodils have […]

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Inside the Statehouse

By   /  April 8, 2015  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off

By Steve Flowers Alabama’s senior and premier political reporter, Phil Rawls, has retired. Phil spent 35 years reporting on Alabama politics for the Associated Press. He was simply the best. He was fair and accurate. His 40 years of covering the State Capitol made him easily the longest serving member of Alabama’s Capitol press corps. […]

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Charter schools – Alabama School Choice and Student Opportunity Act

By   /  April 8, 2015  /  Featured  /  Comments Off

By RANDALL K. LITTLE Special to Atmore News Editor’s note: At the March 26 meeting of the Escambia Board of Education, former Superintendent Randall Little presented information on charter school legislation recently passed in Alabama. This act was approved by Governor Bentley on March 19, 2015, and became effective immediately. Advocates say the freedom to […]

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Dogwoods

By   /  April 1, 2015  /  Community, Faith and Values  /  Comments Off

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By SUZANNE RIGBY Special to Atmore News Easter to me is when the dogwoods and azaleas are in bloom. It’s when all of nature seems to awaken from her winter’s slumber … when new life emerges and life begins again … a new beginning. I suppose that’s why the dogwoods are so special to me! […]

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Religious freedom must be protected

By   /  April 1, 2015  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off

By Congressman Bradley Byrne For many Christians, this week marks Holy Week, as we prepare for Easter Sunday. We remember the death and crucifixion of Jesus and celebrate his resurrection. In the United States and many other countries around the world, this is an occasion marked with steadfast reflection, prayer, worship and fellowship. It is […]

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Anticipating Easter

By   /  April 1, 2015  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off

By Harvey H. (“Hardy”) Jackson Growing up in mid-century South Alabama, Easter was anticipated almost as much as Christmas. Like Santa Clause, the Easter Bunny added an element of mystery to the day. Of course we knew that rabbits don’t bring colored eggs, even to good little girls and boys, any more than fat, bearded, […]

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America’s veterans

By   /  April 1, 2015  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off

By Mitchell Singleton Northview High School “We the People.” These three little words start off the most important document in America’s history. America continues to be a beacon of freedom in a dark world of tyranny. There is no other country like America, and there will never be a country as great as America. Why […]

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