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FUMC VBS youth help Save the Strand

By   /  July 29, 2015  /  Community  /  Comments Off on FUMC VBS youth help Save the Strand

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By MISSIE TSCHIDA The youth who attended vacation Bible school at First United Methodist Church last week participated in a fundraiser as a part of the program. In a boys vs girls contest, followed by an auction on closing night, they raised an impressive $1,000 to present to the Save the Strand Committee. Said Bub […]

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Benefit planned

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Sandra Hallford and her family are in need of help. She was recently widowed and her late husband, George Hallford, did not have insurance. Sandra is currently unable to work due to health issues and is without income. A benefit gospel singing and auction is planned to help Sandra. All the activities will take place […]

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Legos at the library

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As part of the summer program, the Atmore Public Library hosts Legos sessions. Sets of Legos and books are furnished by the library, and all the kids have to bring is their imagination. On Thursday, July 23, we caught up with some of the engineers.

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RS student leaders attend conference

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Six Reid State student leaders recently attended a leadership conference – Cecily Blackmon, Repton; Nancy Hardee, Forest Home; Davisha Johnson, Atmore; Alia Maye, Evergreen; Shirley Maye, Evergreen; and Clarissa Walden, Andalusia. The 2015 Student Leadership Institute was held July 9 and 10 at Wallace State Community College in Hanceville. Entitled “Lights, Camera…Reel Action,” the meeting […]

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Karrick attends regional conference

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Nancy Karrick attended the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Southeast Regional Conference in Savannah, Georgia, July 13-18. The first two-and- a-half days were spent with the other 10 southeastern presidents at a Leadership Development Seminar. At the opening session on Wednesday night, Nancy was introduced as the Alabama State Organization President during the Flag Presentation […]

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Supplying students for success

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The Escambia Baptist Association (EBA) of churches is gearing up to supply free backpacks with selected school supplies to any elementary grade student in Escambia County on a first come, first serve basis. The backpacks will be available at two Atmore locations, Brooks Memorial Baptist Church, 904 McRae Street, and Calvary Baptist Church, 2121 Jack […]

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Check it out

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Check out the new arrivals at Atmore Public Library. Also, this month, several patrons share their opinions of the new books they’ve read. Five stars is the top rating. Patrons rate new arrivals Pat Windham: “Beach Town” by Mary Kay Andrews – 5 stars Sarah Hall: “Blueprints” by Barbara Delinsky – 3 stars Milton Adams: […]

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Nolin Godwin donates to Harvey’s foundation

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When school is back in session and students talk or write about “What I Did on My Summer Vacation,” Nolin Godwin will have a story to tell. Nolin and his parents, Gordon and JoLynn Godwin, visited noted marine biologist and artist Guy Harvey in the Cayman Islands. Guy and Nolin struck up a friendship a […]

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Walking for Don, walking against MS

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The front of Don McNeal’s shirt read “I may have MS, but MS doesn’t have ME!” That was the message Saturday, July 25, at the Don McNeal MS Run/Walk in Atmore. Dozens of folks – Don’s relatives, friends, classmates, fellow football players – turned out to raise money for multiple sclerosis. Don was diagnosed with […]

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APCO donates to UF

By   /  July 22, 2015  /  Community  /  Comments Off on APCO donates to UF

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Alabama Power Company presented a check to United Fund Monday, July 20. UF drive chairman Bub Gideons accepted the check from AP manager Ricky Martin. “We are happy to present this check from the Alabama Power Foundation to the Atmore Area United Fund to assist them in continuing our common goal of the improvement of […]

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