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Youth Leadership Atmore recruiting under way

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Packets are now available for high school juniors from Atmore Christian School, Escambia Academy, Escambia County High School, Northview High School and those home-schooled students interested in applying for the 2014-2015 Youth Leadership Atmore Program. Completed applications, signed by parents and school officials, must be turned into the Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce office by [...]

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The Black And White Flag

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By GAYLE JOHNSON Guest Columnist We have all seen the flags pass by in parades, most of them easily recognized, the American flag, state flag, and flags representing the branches of the Armed Forces. Have you ever noticed the black and white flag, the POWMIA flag? Do you know the story behind this flag or [...]

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ECHS to host IMT program

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Escambia County School Superintendent John Knott has announced the creation of an Industrial Maintenance Technology program at Escambia County High School (ECHS) in conjunction with Jefferson Davis Community College (JDCC) beginning this fall. “The state had funds available for the development of career tech dual enrollment programs,” Knott said. “We had already established an industrial [...]

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Meeting the teachers at ACM

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Parents and students were invited to A.C. Moore Elementary School Thursday, August 14, to meet their teachers for the new school year. Principal John Brantley, center, was in the lobby to greet everyone as they came in. At left, he shows brother and sister Ernie Hall and Tiffany Hall to their classrooms. Ernie is in [...]

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Band to host community concert

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The Caleb Dennis Band will host a free Concert for the Community Friday, August 29, at the old Molino School in the auditorium at 6450 Highway 95A, next to the new Janet Holley tax collector office. “We are doing this for the community,” Dennis said. “We want people to come out, spend some time together [...]

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Scouts hold yard sale

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Boy Scout Troop 26 camped out at the Scout hut on the corner of Craig and Carney Friday night, August 15. The next morning, they were up early getting ready for a yard sale. Since the Troop does not have a sponsor, Scouts raise their funds to operate. Proceeds from the yard sale will go [...]

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Back to school event held

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Betty Cox, director of Change of Mind Ministries on Wilson Avenue, held a Back to School Bash Saturday, August 16. Anyone who needed school supplies and uniforms were welcome to come by get what they needed to start school Monday, The day included kids’ activities and a cook-out. Shown with Betty is Neveah Dailey, a [...]

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Blessings for the school year

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The congregation of First United Methodist Church gathered for the Blessing of the Backpacks Sunday, August 17, during morning worship. The Rev. Debora Bishop, blessed students and their bags in prayer for a successful school year. After the service, everyone enjoyed food, fellowship and fun.

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Lions donate to Y

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The Atmore Lions Club presented a check for $5,000 to the Atmore Area YMCA Thursday, August 14. Shown at the presentation are, from left, front, Lions Leigh Ann Jones, Patty Davis, Candace Wooten, Lions president John Brantley, YMCA CEO Paul Chason, YMCA board member Kellie Odom; back, Lions Bub Gideons, Jordan Barnett, Anne Hetzel, YMCA [...]

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BOE honored

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The Escambia County Board of Education was presented the President’s Award by the Alabama Association of School Boards (AASB) at the state District 1 meeting Monday, August 18. This award recognizes school boards that have 60 percent or more of their members attend at least three School Board Member Academy conferences in a year. Shown [...]

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