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Gamma Omega celebrates 35th year

By   /  April 17, 2015  /  Community  /  Comments Off

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Gamma Omega Chapter (Atmore) of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International met Thursday, April 9, not only as the monthly meeting, but also to celebrate the Chapter’s 35th year. Several members of Omega Chapter, Brewton, joined the Atmore members. The Atmore chapter was planted from the Brewton chapter. Brewton members present were Karen Reynolds, president […]

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Servers saving the Strand

By   /  April 17, 2015  /  Community  /  Comments Off

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The First National Bank & Trust Celebrity Server event was packed out at David’s Catfish Monday night, April 13. FNB&T President Glen Davis said more tickets could have been sold, but sales had to be cut off due to seating limitations. This year’s event benefits the Save the Strand effort in Atmore. Celebrities who served […]

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Byrd, McBride honored (with photo gallery)

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Lillie Johnson and 150 or so of her closest friends gathered Friday night, April 10, to honor two of her other closest friends – Dr. Ullysses McBride and Dr. Zickeyous Byrd. Dr. McBride recently accepted the position of President of Bishop State Community College in Mobile. Dr. Byrd recently accepted the position of Superintendent of […]

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Bigfoot wows at Family Fun Days

By   /  April 15, 2015  /  Community  /  Comments Off

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Kids and adults crowded the lot beside Johnson Ford on South Main Street in Atmore for Family Fun Days Friday and Saturday, April 10 and 11. The weather tried to put a damper on the annual event, but when the skies cleared, the crowds came out. Johnson Ford sales manager Ben Odom said they were […]

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Wind Creek Hospitality Announces Rock Star of the Year

By   /  April 15, 2015  /  Community  /  Comments Off

Wind Creek Casino & Hotel Atmore has recognized the 2014 Rock Star of the Year –Becky Angeles. Every three months, Wind Creek recognizes employees who go above and beyond their normal duties, and of these nominees, once a year, the Rock Star of the Year is announced. Becky was rated as one of the best […]

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Karrick elected state president of Delta Kappa Gamma

By   /  April 8, 2015  /  Community  /  Comments Off

Five members of Gamma Omega Chapter of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International attended the Beta State Convention in Auburn February 27 – March 1. Priscilla Vickery, Cindy Johnson, Nancy Karrick, Evelyn Bilbo, and Sissy Phillips represented the chapter. Nancy Karrick led a workshop on Educational Excellence. During the business meeting, members discussed by-laws and […]

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All about community

By   /  April 8, 2015  /  Community  /  Comments Off

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In a program about community, members of the Atmore Lions Club joined members of the Atmore Rotary Club at their meeting on Tuesday, March 31. At the invitation of Rotarian Bill Perkins, Jerry Maygarden was the guest speaker. Maygarden is from Pensacola and has served in the Florida House of Representatives as House Majority Leader, […]

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Jernigan speaks to Lions Club

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Emmie Jernigan from the Women’s Business Center of Rural Alabama spoke to the Atmore Lions Club at the April 1 meeting. Jernigan was invited by Lion Candace Wooten. Jernigan’s talk centered around improving downtown Atmore in order to attract people and businesses to the area. Lion Chapman Maxwell called the meeting to order. Lion Nancy Karrick […]

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ECHS students attend safety driving summit

By   /  April 8, 2015  /  Community  /  Comments Off

In a continuing effort to lower the number of teenage drivers killed on Alabama roadways each year, Children’s of Alabama pediatric hospital has partnered with State Farm Insurance, the Alabama Department of Public Health, the Alabama Department of Transportation, the Injury Free Coalition for Kids and Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) to host four “UR […]

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Troopers cracking down on texting

By   /  April 8, 2015  /  Community, News  /  Comments Off

MONTGOMERY – From April 10 to 15, law enforcement personnel will use a combination of traditional and innovative strategies to crack down on motorists who text while driving. This effort is part of a national campaign called U Drive. U Text. U Pay. A high-visibility enforcement initiative, it blends intense enforcement of anti-texting laws with […]

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