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ECHS shines at Chamber event

By   /  September 21, 2016  /  Community  /  Comments Off on ECHS shines at Chamber event

The Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce’s latest Breakfast with an Elected Official was held Wednesday, September 14. The events, though usually sponsored by various businesses and organizations, are held at the Chamber office. But this one was different. The Escambia County High School Culinary Arts Department sponsored, hosted, cooked and served a full breakfast under […]

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Homecoming 2016 set at ECHS

By   /  September 21, 2016  /  Community, Events  /  Comments Off on Homecoming 2016 set at ECHS

It’s all about Homecoming 2016 next week, September 26-30 at Escambia County High School. Following is a list of planned activities. Monday – Pajama Day Tuesday – Alabama vs. Auburn Day Wednesday – Color War Day Thursday – Red, White, and Blue Day Friday – Homecoming * Spirit Day with Flashback Accessories – Students will […]

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Mearlene Bishop celebrating 80th birthday

By   /  September 21, 2016  /  Community, Events  /  Comments Off on Mearlene Bishop celebrating 80th birthday

A birthday celebration will be held Saturday, September 24, to honor Mearlene Bishop on her 80th birthday. All are invited to drop by Atmore First Assembly of God Fellowship Hall between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Allow your presence be your present. Please RSVP to Alice Hilton, 251-975-8809, or Kathryn Gossett, 251-577-1736.

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Historian speaks at APL

By   /  September 21, 2016  /  Community  /  Comments Off on Historian speaks at APL

Historian and videographer Jim Phillips was the guest speaker at the Atmore Public Library Adult Reading Program Wednesday, September 14. He brought along several bottles and coins to show and entertained the group with stories about Alabama history. He also valued coins and other objects brought in by members of the group. Shown, Phillips evaluates […]

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AHS open house

By   /  September 21, 2016  /  Community  /  Comments Off on AHS open house

The Atmore Historical Society held a Business After Hours and open house Monday evening, September 19. The society is housed at the Peavy-Webb building in Heritage Park. As they visited and had refreshments, folks looked at the society’s collection of items. Shown enjoying the evening are Juanita Smith, left, and Lucille Swift.

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New books at APL

By   /  September 21, 2016  /  Community  /  Comments Off on New books at APL

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 Linda Parsons: Legends and Lies by Bill O’Reilly – 5 stars Glenda Lord: The Power of I Am by Joel Osteen – […]

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VFW Auxiliary peanut boil

By   /  September 21, 2016  /  Community  /  Comments Off on VFW Auxiliary peanut boil

The Atmore Memorial VFW Auxiliary held a peanut boil Saturday, September 17, to raise money for projects benefitting veterans. Shown are, from left, Debbie Thornton, Claude Odom, customer Greg Nix, Arlene Delafosse, Jenny Hutto, and Kathy Blackburn.

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Taste of the South – With photo gallery

By   /  September 21, 2016  /  Community, Featured  /  Comments Off on Taste of the South – With photo gallery

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Grill smoke and the aroma from cooking pots filled Atmore’s Heritage Park and spread for several blocks last Thursday (Sept. 15) as nearly two dozen cooks and cooking teams served up an eclectic menu at the 13th annual Taste of the South. The essences of home cooking, along with the event’s reputation, brought nearly 800 […]

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Auxiliary honors Hardy

By   /  September 14, 2016  /  Community  /  Comments Off on Auxiliary honors Hardy

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The American Legion Post 90 Auxiliary honored Dot Hardy, left, at their meeting Monday evening, September 12. Mrs. Hardy has been a member of the Auxiliary for 30 years. Auxiliary President Mary Stanley, right, presented her with a pin and a certificate for her service. News photo courtesy of Margie Harper

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Walk to benefit cancer patients

By   /  September 14, 2016  /  Community, Events  /  Comments Off on Walk to benefit cancer patients

Every year, they get together and walk. And they ask others to join them. This year, the route is a little different. The speaker may be different. Some of the participants may be different. But the focus is the same. The reason for the walk is the same. And, no doubt, the result will be […]

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