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Knit-Pickers meet, knit…and serve

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A group of ladies from St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church formed a knitting group five years ago, after a request from someone to teach knitting. Very soon, ladies from several other churches joined them and they became known as The Knit-Pickers. They meet for two hours a week for fun, fellowship and knitting. The afghan [...]

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Honoring cancer victims

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The American Cancer Society Relay For Life will be held Friday, April 25, at Tom Byrne Park. All participants will share in a special luminaria ceremony to remember those individuals who have been affected by cancer. Candles will be lit in recognition of cancer patients (those lost and those who still fight) and placed around [...]

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‘An Enchanted Evening’ at ECMPS

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Escambia County Middle Preparatory School students held their first beauty pageant on Friday, April 11. Young ladies from grades five to eight represented their individual grades in “An Enchanted Evening.” Crowned were the following: Fifth grade: Alyssia Lambert – Beauty Queen; Jaiden Bolton – 1st runner-up Sixth grade: Jada Johnson – Beauty Queen; Imogene Flavors [...]

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Have lunch and learn at APL

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The staff at Atmore Public Library is beginning a new program called Lunch ‘N Learn. You bring a sack lunch and the staff will provide a free program of interest. The first program is container gardening by Doug Smith with Central Farm Supply It will be held Tuesday, April 22, at 10 a.m., with lunch [...]

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Brooks Memorial planning youth service

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Brooks Memorial Baptist Church is holding a special youth service for the youth in the Atmore area Sunday, April 27. A contemporary service with praise and worship music will be held from 5 p.m. until 5:30 p.m., followed by a guest speaker from Mobile. Donavan Flashner is a longtime youth leader of Outbreak Student Ministries [...]

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Working Rotary members

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Members of the Atmore Rotary Club spent last Saturday at Bushy Creek Clays, working at their club fundraiser. Shown are, from left, Justin Schuver, Kellie Odom, Kathy Holland, Cindy Lee, Mary Helen Graham, Debbie Rowell, Shirley Darby, Elsie Butler, Sarah Frances Thompson, Kathleen Hall, Keith Castleberry (back), Wanda Hall, Dennis Bilbo.  

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Rotary Club on target with clay shoot

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The Atmore Rotary Club exceeded expectations with a new fundraiser, the Atmore Rotary Benefit Clay Shoot, an event that will serve as the primary annual fundraiser for the community service group. “We had a perfect day,” said Allen Walston, chairman of the committee that organized the shoot. “We did very well and raised a significant [...]

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Gamma Omega Chapter holds birthday celebration

By   /  April 9, 2014  /  Community  /  Comments Off

In honor of their 34th birthday, Gamma Omega Chapter of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International celebrated the occasion on Friday, April 4, in the Fellowship Hall of First Baptist Church in Atmore. Following the Collect led by President Nancy Karrick, Cindy Johnson blessed the meal. Special guest, District VI Director Lori Pearson from Mobile [...]

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HIPPY meets with Rep. Baker

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Representatives with HIPPY (Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters) met with Alabama Representative Alan Baker recently. Shown are, from left, HIPPY director Lynette Penner, HIPPY home educator Vicki Bishop, Rep. Alan Baker, HIPPY home educators Teresa Nichols and Darla Weber.  

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Rotary Club awarding scholarships

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The Atmore Rotary Club is awarding two scholarships up to $2,000 per scholarship to two 2014 high school graduates with a 2.5 or higher GPA who enroll as a full-time student in a college program for the 2014-2015 academic year (fall and spring semesters). The scholarships are awarded on the basis of both merit and [...]

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