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Being thankful at HIPPY

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The November theme for children in HIPPY (Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters) is gratitude. At the group meeting on Friday, Nov. 7, children used wiki sticks to make “thankful glasses” to help them see things they are thankful for. The children also participated in a song exercise that taught them to go fast, […]

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Atmore hosts state society

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By NANCY KARRICK Special to Atmore News     Forty-four members of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International met in Atmore November 7-9, 2014, for a special state event where members have an opportunity to discover a different part of the state and visit with old friends and meet new ones. The theme of this program was “Discover […]

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Benefit barrel race set

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Katlynn Skelton of Bay Minette was riding her horse near Highway 31 on Friday, August 22, trying to help a friend catch his horse. As Katlynn rode, the driver of a passing 18-wheeler blew his horn – for whatever reason. Katlynn’s horse bolted and she was thrown face first into a tree. Unbelievably, the truck […]

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FNB&T hosts ag dinner

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Area farmers and families were treated to dinner at David’s Catfish Monday evening, courtesy of First National Bank & Trust. President Glen Davis welcomed everyone, thanked them for their banking business and for their contribution to the community.

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Community Thanksgiving service is Sunday

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The Atmore Ministerial Association will hold the annual Community Thanksgiving Service Sunday, November 23, at 6 p.m., at First Baptist Church. Scheduled to participate in the service are Alan and Susan Bell, First Baptist Church; the Rev. Arnold Hendrix, First Baptist; the Rev. Gene King, Grace Fellowship Church; First Presbyterian Church Sanctuary Choir; Father Arulappan […]

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Chili to fight the chill at Walgreens

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The Walgreens Relay For Life team sold bowls of chili, cornbread, cake and cookies Saturday, November 15, to raise money for the fight against cancer. Members of the Walgreens Relay team are, from left, Silas Seamans, Deeya Seamans, Chris Donney, Pam Martin, Daniela Reid and Amanda Hunter.

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Lions collect for those in need

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The Atmore Lions Club collected food for Atmore Area Christian Care Ministry at Walmart Saturday, November 15. Contributors were asked to donate canned goods in the name of either Alabama or Auburn. It was about even according to Renee Hardy, right, with John Brantley manning the collection table.

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UB launches ‘United We Can’ food drive

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United Bank is kicking off its annual food drive to assist needy families across its Southwest Alabama and Northwest Florida footprint. The annual United We Can food drive began Monday, November 17, and will offer employees, customers and local residents the opportunity to donate canned and boxed goods at United Bank branches through December 12. […]

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Kissing Precious the Pig at Perdido

By   /  November 12, 2014  /  Community  /  Comments Off

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During Perdido Elementary / Middle School’s Red Ribbon Week, students were encouraged to bring in Pennies for PTO, a fund-raising project to help the PTO raise funds for their on-going projects. It was decided that if the students raised $1,000, the principal and winning teacher would kiss a pig at the annual Fall Festival. Students […]

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Belt testing held

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Golden Dragons Taekwondo held belt testing at the YMCA on Thursday, October 30. Participants are shown, from left, front, Gus Lee, Isaac Manzano, Justus Zundel, Gabe Ross, L.J. Bradley; middle, James McElhaney, Brandon Ferguson, Emily Lee, Luis Garcia; back, Daniel Currie, Dan Currie, Rhecy Currie. Isaac Manzano, Justus Zundel, and Gabe Ross were promoted to […]

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