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UB’s movie night to benefit the Y

By   /  May 27, 2015  /  Community, Events  /  Comments Off on UB’s movie night to benefit the Y

United Bank is calling on heroes of all ages to join them for Big Hero Night featuring dinner and an outdoor movie to benefit a great cause. The event will be held Friday, June 12, at Heritage Park where Disney’s “Big Hero 6” will be shown. Wind Creek Hospitality’s Good to Go food Truck will […]

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AVC hosts Diabetes Health Fair

By   /  May 27, 2015  /  Community  /  Comments Off on AVC hosts Diabetes Health Fair

Atmore Vision Center (AVC) hosted a Diabetes Health Fair Thursday, May 21, to provide information to the many people dealing with the potentially deadly disease. The panel, consisting of Diabetes Case Manager Donna Johnson and Registered Dietician Marsha Fendley, both from Poarch Band of Creek Indians health services; and Dr. David Helton, Optometrist with AVC. […]

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White speaks at Lions Club

By   /  May 27, 2015  /  Community  /  Comments Off on White speaks at Lions Club

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The Atmore Lions Club met on May 20, in the Mayson Auditorium at Atmore Community Hospital. The meeting was called to order by Lion Shane Hadley who also led the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag and said the blessing. Lion Robert Maxwell led the group in singing “God Bless America” before lunch. Lion Maxwell introduced the […]

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Leadership Atmore graduation

By   /  May 27, 2015  /  Community  /  Comments Off on Leadership Atmore graduation

The 2014-15 Leadership Atmore class held their graduation ceremony Thursday, May 14, at Atmore First United Methodist Church. Class members are, from left, front, Kimberli Yeatts, Kaci Martin, Candace Wooten, Jordan Barnett, Natalie Rodgers, Justina Ankum, Heather Dunn, Rachel Sanspree, Lesley Harrison; back, Miles Smith, Cody Black, Chase McGhee, Mark Rodgers, Kim Stahly, Debora Bishop, […]

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ANC honors employees

By   /  May 20, 2015  /  Community  /  Comments Off on ANC honors employees

The annual service awards program was held Wednesday, May 13, at Atmore Nursing Center. Employees were honored for years of service in five-year increments, beginning with 10 years. The seven employees receiving recognition this year had a combined 140 years of service. “We couldn’t do what we do in this facility without you,” Administrator Cindy […]

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Ms. ANC crowned

By   /  May 20, 2015  /  Community  /  Comments Off on Ms. ANC crowned

Atmore Nursing Care (ANC) held its annual Ms. ANC Pageant Tuesday, May 12 with six contestants vying for the crown. The winners of the 2015 competition were Clarice Walls, Ms. ANC 2015; Rosa Redmond, first runner-up; and Lena McCall, second runner-up. Also competing for the title were residents Barbara Williamson, Mary Conway and Savannah Daughtry. […]

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NALC food drive a success

By   /  May 20, 2015  /  Community  /  Comments Off on NALC food drive a success

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The citizens of Atmore teamed up with the postal workers for a food collection for the hungry in the annual National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive Saturday, May 9, and the result was a great success. The NALC event is the largest single day food collection in the nation. All […]

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Giving back

By   /  May 20, 2015  /  Community  /  Comments Off on Giving back

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A few weeks ago, Atmore Assembly of God Rangers planted a small flower garden around the flagpole at Heritage Park. They tended the garden and last week the flowers were beautiful. Mayor Jim Staff stopped by to thank the young men for giving back to the community. Shown are Rangers, from left, Nathan Boutwell, Joshua […]

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EA announces top teacher

By   /  May 20, 2015  /  Community  /  Comments Off on EA announces top teacher

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Escambia Academy announced its Teacher of the Year for 2015 and the teacher selected was Pam Hurst. Pam, English literature and grammar teacher for the sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grades, was selected by vote of the student body. She is completing her 19th and final year on faculty at EA. Pam said she found about the […]

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Honoring excellence

By   /  May 20, 2015  /  Community  /  Comments Off on Honoring excellence

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The 30th annual Rotary Club Academic All-Star program was held Thursday, May 14. This may have been the largest class honored, with 134 All-Stars in grades nine through 12 at Atmore Christian School, Escambia Academy, Escambia County High School and Northview High School. The guest speaker for the evening was Russ Wood, board member for […]

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