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One man makes a difference

By   /  August 26, 2015  /  Community  /  Comments Off on One man makes a difference

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Foster Kizer is a man on a mission, to beautify downtown Atmore, and he is more than willing to put his shoulder to the wheel and get things done. His latest project is the painting of all the city trash receptacles along the downtown streets. Atmore Mayor Jim Staff said Kizer isn’t one to sit […]

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Byrne to hold Academy Night

By   /  August 26, 2015  /  Community  /  Comments Off on Byrne to hold Academy Night

Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL) will hold an Academy Night for high school students from Southwest Alabama who are interested in attending a United States Service Academy, September 2, at St. Paul’s Episcopal School, 161 Dogwood Lane, Mobile. The event is open to all high school students, parents, and teachers who are residents of Alabama’s First […]

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Varga touches ECHS students

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Chad Varga gave up a lucrative professional basketball career to talk to kids. That’s what he does – talks to kids. He tells them about his childhood and teen years. He tells them about abuse and extremely difficult times. And he tells them they can overcome whatever they’re going through. It’s a message that resonates […]

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Cookbook features senior citizens’ recipes

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You are sure to find some great recipes in this new cookbook compiled by the Council on Aging. The recipes are favorites of Escambia County senior citizens throughout the county. Cookbooks are $15 and may be purchased at the Council on Aging office at the satellite courthouse. This is the big fundraiser for the Senior […]

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Brooks speaks at Lions Club

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The Atmore Lions Club met August 19 in the Mayson Auditorium at Atmore Community Hospital. Lion Chapman Maxwell called the meeting to order and led the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. Lion Richard Maxwell returned thanks and Lion Robert Maxwell led the singing. Visitors included Bobby Mays, Willie Hawthorne, and Andrew Garner. Twenty-three members listened […]

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APCO donates to Friends of Education

By   /  August 26, 2015  /  Community  /  Comments Off on APCO donates to Friends of Education

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The Alabama Power Company Foundation recently presented a check to Friends of Education of Escambia County to partner with them in their mission to improve the education of children by supporting programs that increase student achievement and preparation for their academic future. Members of Friends of Education are shown with Alabama Power Manager Ricky Martin, […]

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Lions attend leadership conference

By   /  August 26, 2015  /  Community  /  Comments Off on Lions attend leadership conference

Six Lions from Atmore attended the Lions of Alabama-MD34 Leadership Conference in Troy on August 15. Members attending were Chapman Maxwell, Bub Gideons, Patty Davis, Jordan Barnett, Candace Wooten, and Nancy Karrick. The seminar, which was held in the Adams Center on the Troy University campus, offered Lions programs on ways Lions can lead through service, recruit […]

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Auxiliary awards scholarship

By   /  August 19, 2015  /  Community  /  Comments Off on Auxiliary awards scholarship

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Each year, the Atmore Community Hospital Auxiliary awards scholarships to individuals pursuing studies in a medical related field. To qualify, students must be currently enrolled in a healthcare program and must live in the Atmore, Walnut Hill, Flomaton area. This year’s recipient was Rhonda Currie, left. The scholarship was presented Tuesday, August 11, by Auxiliary […]

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PCRC honors Stargells

By   /  August 19, 2015  /  Community  /  Comments Off on PCRC honors Stargells

Each year, the Progressive Civic and Recreational Club, Inc., members select a Mother and Father of the Year from a local church in the Atmore area. This year, Generana Stargell was presented with a plaque as Mother of the Year on Mother’s Day. Deacon John Stargell was presented with a plaque as Father of the […]

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