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Emergency dispatchers complete training

By   /  November 30, 2016  /  Community  /  Comments Off on Emergency dispatchers complete training

Five of the Atmore Police Department’s six emergency communications dispatchers, as well as an administrative employee who sometimes fills in as a dispatcher, recently completed training courses that allowed them to maintain certification in three key areas of dispatching, while the sixth earned certification for the first time. Escambia County E-911 Director Nick Beasley and […]

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Thanksgiving supper at church

By   /  November 30, 2016  /  Community, Faith and Values  /  Comments Off on Thanksgiving supper at church

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By NANCY KARRICK Special to Atmore News Just reading the title of this article brings to mind rows of tables with traditional church food, and a huge turkey as the centerpiece. Imagine the mashed potatoes and gravy, sweet potatoes with pecan and brown sugar topping, dressing, green bean casserole, rolls, deviled eggs, cranberry sauce, congealed […]

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DWC honors senior citizens

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Destiny Worship Center held their 10th annual citywide Senior Citizens Appreciation Day Saturday evening, Nov. 26, at The Club. DWC Pastor Dr. Bernard Bishop, at left, is shown with the Most Senior Attendee, Ida Nell Baldwin. At right, Dee Lewis displays the box of non-perishable food items Mrs. Baldwin won.

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A bevy of beauties … or something like that

By   /  November 30, 2016  /  Community  /  Comments Off on A bevy of beauties … or something like that

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It’s hard to characterize the contestants in the Escambia County High School Womanless Beauty Pageant as beauties … but we’ll start there anyway. The pageant, a fund-raising project of the school’s Triton Club, was held Friday, November 18. Stephanie McGhee is the club’s faculty sponsor. The contestants were Joshua Richardson, Christian Brooks, Jacob Harrison, Joseph […]

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JDCC adult ed and skills division holds annual meeting – Served by ECHS Culinary Arts Department

By   /  November 30, 2016  /  Community  /  Comments Off on JDCC adult ed and skills division holds annual meeting – Served by ECHS Culinary Arts Department

Escambia County High School was the setting for Jefferson Davis Community College’s Annual Adult Education and Skills Division Dinner / Meeting. Approximately 60 guests attended the meeting, including members of the JDCC faculty, staff, and administration and members of the Atmore and Brewton communities who serve on career technical and adult education advisory committees. According […]

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New arrivals at Atmore Public Library

By   /  November 30, 2016  /  Community  /  Comments Off on New arrivals at Atmore Public Library

Check out the new arrivals at Atmore Public Library. Several patrons share their opinions of the new books they’ve read. Five stars is the top rating. Mitzi Fitzpatrick: Two By Two by Nicholas Sparks – 5 stars Joyce Lambert: Twelve Days of Christmas by Debbie Macomber – 5 stars Mary Ann McCabe: The Girl with […]

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46th Annual Poarch Creek Indian Pow Wow – November 24 and 25

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News photo by Ditto Gorme    

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Behind bars for a good cause

By   /  November 23, 2016  /  Community  /  Comments Off on Behind bars for a good cause

Atmore Police Officers Shaun Golden and Daniel Harris had their hands full Thursday evening, November 17, when they had to jail some of Atmore’s desperados. It was all in fun for the United Fund Sundown Slammer event held at Heritage Park. Several local citizens were tapped to be jailed – and raise their bail to […]

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New air ambulance means quicker response time

By   /  November 23, 2016  /  Community  /  Comments Off on New air ambulance means quicker response time

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Emergency responders in Atmore and the surrounding area have a new tool that will help lessen the time it takes to provide preliminary treatment to a seriously injured person and to get that person to a medical facility. Medstar EMS recently unveiled its sleek Medstar Air Care 1, a Bell 407 GXP air ambulance that […]

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KAP welcomes two new members

By   /  November 23, 2016  /  Community  /  Comments Off on KAP welcomes two new members

The Southern Province of the International Fraternity of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc., held its annual Leadership and Membership Intake Conference November 10-12 at the Renaissance Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa in Birmingham. Atmore Alumni Chapter is one of a thousand chapters, and was honored to add to the Brotherhood two distinguished gentlemen, Justin […]

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