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AHC awards grants to YMCA

By   /  January 21, 2015  /  Community  /  Comments Off

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Alabama Representative Alan Baker delivered an important letter to the Atmore Area YMCA Thursday, January 15. The letter from Stephen McNair, Ph.D., Director of Historic Sites, read, in part, “On behalf of the Alabama Historical Commission, we are pleased to inform you that your application has been selected to receive funding from the 2015 Capital […]

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ACH Relay team holds fundraiser

By   /  January 21, 2015  /  Community  /  Comments Off

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The Atmore Community Hospital Relay For Life team held a fundraiser Thursday, January 15, for hospital employees. The Relay team had a successful event thanks to the employees who support the team every year. Shown are team co-captain Samantha Bennett, left, and team captain Erica Little serving up the menu of grilled cheese and chicken […]

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NHS sets Sweetheart 5K Run / Walk

By   /  January 21, 2015  /  Community, Events  /  Comments Off

The Northview High School Chief Challenge Sweetheart 5K Run / Walk is set for Saturday, February 14, at 9 a.m., at the high school stadium. The run is hosted by Northview’s Wellness Program and Track Team with proceeds benefiting the school’s track team. The course is not your typical 5K race. Awards will be given […]

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Escambia residents attend Holiday Secrets Program

By   /  January 21, 2015  /  Community  /  Comments Off

Thirteen Escambia County residents kicked off the holiday season by attending the 14th Annual Holiday Secrets Christmas Program in Evergreen November 7. Participants are shown, from left, seated, Lee Gohagin, Gwen Brantley, Marlene Forrester, Nancy Martin, Elaine Thompson, and Kara Smith, daughter of Carrie Parker Smith of Huntsville and granddaughter of Phyllis Parker of the […]

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IRS: Choose a tax preparer wisely

By   /  January 21, 2015  /  Community  /  Comments Off

More than half of taxpayers hire a professional when it’s time to file a tax return. Even if you don’t prepare your own Form 1040, you’re still legally responsible for what is on it. A tax return preparer is trusted with your most personal information. They know about your marriage, your income, your children and […]

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Homeschool information event set

By   /  January 21, 2015  /  Community, Education, Events  /  Comments Off

To celebrate National School Choice Week, Precept Christian School will hold a special event on Wednesday, January 28, at 10:30 a.m., at the Atmore Public Library. The event will feature sharing about Alabama’s homeschool laws, what you need to know about homeschooling, steps to get started, where to find support and answer any questions you […]

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Brian Arnold in concert at GSUMC

By   /  January 21, 2015  /  Community, Events  /  Comments Off

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A special treat is in store for lovers of great piano music when Brian Arnold appears in two concerts at Gulf Shores United Methodist Church Friday, January 23, at 7 p.m., and on Sunday, January 25 at 2:30 p.m. If you close your eyes, you would never know that Brian plays with only one arm. […]

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CCOA hosts MLK Unity Prayer Breakfast

By   /  January 21, 2015  /  Community  /  Comments Off

Concerned Citizens of Atmore held their annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Prayer Breakfast Saturday, January 17. Several area ministers participated in the program and offered prayers for unity, justice, love and peace. Concerned Citizens member Anne Powell served as Mistress of Ceremonies. To begin the program, everyone joined in singing of “Lift Every […]

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PCRC holds 29th MLK program

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The Progressive Civic and Recreational Club’s 29th Year Observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was hosted by Ebenezer Lutheran Church Sunday afternoon, January 18. PCRC President-Elect Herbert Payne presided. To begin the program, everyone joined in the singing of “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” the Negro National Anthem, accompanied by W.J. Grissett. The Rev. […]

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Brown inspires at MLK program

By   /  January 21, 2015  /  Community  /  Comments Off

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The annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. program was held Monday, January 19, at Escambia County High School and featured a keynote speaker who brought the crowd to their feet with his inspiring words and a flawless delivery of Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream” speech. The program, sponsored by Concerned Citizens of Atmore (CCOA), […]

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