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Work needed on Watson Cabin

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Portions of historic Watson Cabin in Heritage Park have fallen into disrepair. The Leadership Atmore Alumni Association is compiling a list of needed repairs and plans are under way to secure funding for the project. Plans include replacing damaged flooring, the water heater, and wood window sills; priming and painting some areas; repairing the roof; […]

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Operation Lifesaver spends day in Atmore

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For the past 40 years, Janet Hudson has been traveling the state of Alabama, warning anyone willing to listen about the inherent dangers of trains and the high number of vehicle-train collisions that occur each year across the state. The rail-safety message was preached in Atmore on Monday (July 25). Atmore was the sixth stop […]

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Canadian TV network films segment at Flomaton Speedway

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Folks from just about everywhere in the area, except Flomaton, are flocking to the latest version of Flomaton Speedway, where Freddie Wayne McCall, his family and his employees have tried to erase the dirt track’s recent bad image and restore the automotive entertainment facility’s appeal to families. The track’s appeal apparently goes farther, as a […]

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Y ‘plants seed’ with first Ugly Truck Contest

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Saturday’s Ugly Truck Contest, a spur-of-the-moment fundraiser for Atmore Area YMCA, wasn’t all that pretty, but it wasn’t really expected to be. The event, held on the heels of July 20’s recognition as “Ugly Truck Day,” drew only a handful of entries and a few handfuls of visitors. But, organizers said, the Y’s first attempt […]

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9 vie for DYW title

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Nine area High school students are participating in the Distinguished Young Women program to be held Saturday, July 30, 7 p.m., in the Woodfin Patterson Auditorium on the Jefferson Davis campus in Brewton. Tickets are $10 each. Distinguished Young Women is a national scholarship program. Following are bios of this year’s participants. Maggie Elizabeth Rowell […]

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ACH Auxiliary awards scholarship

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At left, Brandy Nicole Dunlap, a third-semester nursing student at Jefferson Davis Community College, accepts a $1,000 scholarship, one of two awarded each year by Atmore Community Hospital Auxiliary to local nursing students. Glenda Lowry, who chairs the auxiliary’s scholarship committee, makes the presentation. Dunlap, a 2004 honor graduate of Escambia County High School and […]

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ACH Auxiliary awards scholarship

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Jefferson Davis Community College second-semester nursing student Mallory Ryan, at left, accepts a $1,000 nursing scholarship, one of two awarded each year by Atmore Community Hospital Auxiliary. Making the presentation is Glenda Lowry, who chairs the auxiliary’s scholarship committee. The future nurse is daughter of Eddie and Kim Ryan and a 2016 graduate of Northview […]

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Recognizing patriotism

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The American Legion Post 90 Auxiliary is beginning a campaign to honor residents who show their love for country by displaying Old Glory. The Auxiliary recognizes the family at 6 Rollins Place for their patriotism in displaying the American flag.

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Lions Club meets

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The Atmore Lions Club held its last meeting of the month July 20, in the Mayson Auditorium in Atmore Community Hospital. President Alex Jones called the meeting to order and led the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. Philip Chance said the blessing. Twenty-three members were joined by Paula Byrd, who works with Pensacola State College […]

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Honoring survivors

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Although the traditional American Cancer Society Relay For Life event is not being held in Atmore this year, the local Relay committee continues to honor survivors and their caregivers. A reception was held Thursday, July 21, to celebrate with them and, as always, to remember those who have lost the battle. The speaker for the […]

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