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Delta Kappa Gamma meets

By   /  March 25, 2015  /  Community  /  Comments Off

Gamma Omega Chapter of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International held its March 5, 2015, meeting at the Atmore Public Library. President Nancy Karrick called the meeting to order and led the Pledge of Allegiance to the American Flag and the Collect.  Tiffany Hobbs gave a devotion on the trials of a teacher. Secretary Connie Hetrick called […]

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AOG hosts field day

By   /  March 25, 2015  /  Community  /  Comments Off

Atmore First Assembly of God hosted the Royal Ranger Sectional Field Day Saturday, March 21. Shown are Commanders with their Rangers, from left, front, Blaine Jernigan, Carson Wilson, Nathan Boutwell, Reece Starns, Joshua Hetrick, Cameran Bryan, Caden Hughes, Matthew Dean, Ethan Leino, Jeremiah Dean, Mason Yuhasz, Brody Stewart, Brody Hobbs, Miles Hagan; back, David Parish, […]

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Beachy on Zimbabwe mission

By   /  March 25, 2015  /  Community  /  Comments Off

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Brandon Beachy has been accepted as a part of the Teen Mission International (TMI) team set to serve in Zimbabwe this summer, and he is seeking the support of the community to participate in this life-changing opportunity. In 2011 Brandon went with a TMI team to South Africa. This summer he submitted his application to […]

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Information mixed with fun

By   /  March 25, 2015  /  Community  /  Comments Off

The kids were waiting to hunt eggs. And they wanted to have lunch. Mostly, they wanted to have a good time. But first, they were asked to sit and listen. And they did. Saturday, March 21, Michael Arnold and friends hosted an Easter egg hunt and free lunch at Houston Avery Park. All were welcome […]

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UF Bash a great success

By   /  March 25, 2015  /  Community  /  Comments Off

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The United Fund board hosted a bash Thursday afternoon, March 19, as a part of its 2015 fund drive and the event was a great success, netting the unified organizations supported by the United Fund more than $2,000. The bash, held at the Atmore YMCA gymnasium, featured food, a silent art action and a drawdown […]

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Lottie Community mourns passing of Calvin W. Hayles

By   /  March 25, 2015  /  Community  /  Comments Off

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By ANN BIGGS-WILLIAMS Special to Atmore News Residents of the Lottie Community and surrounding communities are mourning the passing of Mr. Calvin W. “Bogie” Hayles, age 84, who passed away March 16. A native and lifelong resident of Lottie, Mr. Hayles was founder and chief of the Lottie Volunteer Fire Department where he served as […]

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Atmore Lions Club celebrates 87th year

By   /  March 18, 2015  /  Community  /  Comments Off

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Members of the Atmore Lions Club and their guests celebrated the club’s 87th birthday Monday evening, March 16, with a dinner and presentations. Alabama Lions Club dignitaries on hand were Durden Dean, Executive Director of Alabama Lions Sight; Linda Ziglar, past Chairman Council, District Global Leader Trainer; Bobby Ziglar, past District Governor. Lions Nancy Karrick […]

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From the Chamber banquet to ANC

By   /  March 18, 2015  /  Community  /  Comments Off

Jo Strickland became a Troy Brannon fan

If you attended the Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting (the Chamber banquet) in February, you probably heard Troy Brannon. He sang and played guitar in the background as dinner was served and everyone enjoyed their meal. His entertainment was a nice touch. Chamber board member Chris Singleton had asked his friend to come […]

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Calf and heifer show held

By   /  March 18, 2015  /  Community  /  Comments Off

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The 2015 Escambia County Calf and Heifer show started long before the audience actually saw the prize cattle. Early in the morning at Perdido River Farms in Atmore, cows were brought into the stables to begin the grooming process, which includes bathing, brushing, blow drying and fluffing. The key ingredient in making a cow beautiful […]

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Pride of Atmore tours The Ritz

By   /  March 18, 2015  /  Community  /  Comments Off

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The Pride of Atmore committee along with Mayor Jim Staff, Atmore Historical Society President Herb Hackman and Bob Miller recently traveled to Greenville, Alabama to see The Ritz theatre, an old theatre project of the Greenville Arts Council. The group had an informative meeting with Mrs. Bobbie Gamble, the 91-year-old lady who was responsible for […]

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