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Fun at the hat party

By   /  April 27, 2016  /  Community  /  Comments Off on Fun at the hat party

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Lucy’s Annual Hat Party was held Saturday, April 23, at The Club, and as always it was a great success. The annual event is hosted by Lucille Swift and Ann Gordon. Sporting hats of all kinds, ladies – and several gentlemen – enjoyed socializing and sharing brunch. Entertainment was provided by Judge Dave Jordan who […]

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New members pinned

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The Atmore Lions Club met April 20, at the Mayson Auditorium in Atmore Community Hospital. President Chapman Maxwell called the meeting to order and led the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. Lion Richard Maxwell said the prayer and Lion Robert Maxwell led the singing. Twenty-four members and one guest, District Governor Dora Hartsock, were present. After her […]

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Strand revival

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The Pride of Atmore Committee’s Save the Strand initiative kicked off Saturday night, April 23, with the first in a series of concerts. Shane Harrell and the 31 South Band performed live on the Strand stage … and they rocked the house. Theater seating couldn’t keep people seated, and before the concert was over, they […]

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A good day for Healthy Kids Day

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  The Atmore Area YMCA’s annual Healthy Kids Day, which provided indoor and outdoor activities for children of all ages, was held Saturday at the local Y. Outdoor offerings included free balloons, a bouncy house, a Taekwondo demonstration by Golden Dragons TDK, and a hula hoops contest. Those who ventured indoors were treated to sand […]

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School reunion at Goodway

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Several former classmates gathered together Saturday, April 23, for the Goodway School Reunion held at the Goodway Volunteer Fire Department. They shared stories, reminisced and enjoyed a pot luck lunch. Pictured above are the guys of Goodway attending the reunion, below are the girls of Goodway who attended. Click on photos to enlarge

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Donate Sneakers 4 Vets

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You have the opportunity to do something nice for veterans. Atmore Memorial VFW Auxiliary is collecting some special items for veterans residing in veterans home across Alabama. Sneakers 4 Vets collection date is Saturday, May 14, 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., at Heritage Park. The Auxiliary is collecting sneakers (preferably with Velcro fasteners), house shoes, bedroom […]

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YLA graduation held

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Youth Leadership Atmore 2015-2016 held their graduation ceremony Sunday, April 24, in the fellowship hall of First Presbyterian Church. Special guests included Escambia County High School Principal Dennis Fuqua, Atmore Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Sheryl Vickery, and Poarch Band of Creek Indians Tribal Secretary David Gehman. The guest speaker for the program was lifelong […]

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FNB&T donates to high schools

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Each year, the First National Bank & Trust Points Club donates money to area high schools based on scoring by that year’s football team. This year, the bank donated a total of $13,975 to Escambia Academy, Escambia County High School, Excel High School, J.F. Shields High School, J.U. Blacksher High School, Monroe Academy, Monroe County […]

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Recycling at Poarch

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Organizers were very pleased with the community’s participation in the household waste collection day, Saturday, April 23, sponsored by the Poarch Creek Environmental Department. Just before the noon deadline, 60 vehicles had come through with household waste and electronics. The check-in point was manned by Sharon Brown, left, Tribal Nonpoint Source Coordinator, USEPA; and Tiffany […]

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Sawmill Day set in Century

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Alger-Sullivan Historical Society invites all to its 27th Sawmill Day celebration in Century Saturday, May 7. The car show, organized by the Bad Boys Car Club, last year exhibited 50 vintage and custom cars. The hope of good weather promises an even larger event this year Our heritage festival will again feature arts and crafts […]

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