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Live ‘fire’ training

By   /  September 17, 2014  /  Community  /  No Comments

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Facing the challenges inside a burning structure can be daunting. The heat, smoke, unpredictable nature of flames and the difficulty of seeing and operating in such a hostile environment are all faced by the rescue personnel of the Atmore Fire Department (AFD) with confidence because they have been given opportunity to operate in such an [...]

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Rangers promoted at First Assembly

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By MISSIE TSCHIDA Special to Atmore News On Wednesday, September 10, a promotion ceremony was held for the Royal Rangers at Atmore First Assembly of God, as well as for the Mpact girls’ groups. Eligible Ranger Kids students received Award Patches (Arts, Church Helper, Community Helper, Crafts) as well as Certificates of Achievement for those [...]

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Habitat orientation Wednesday

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Do you dream of owning your own home but don’t think you can? Are you willing to volunteer your time to help others as well as yourself? Do you have adequate credit showing a willingness to pay your debt? Are you living in substandard or temporary housing? Do you have a stable, verifiable income? If [...]

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Kemmer attends ACS CAN summit

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More than 600 cancer patients, survivors, volunteers and staff from all 50 states and nearly every congressional district united in Washington, D.C., as part of the annual American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Leadership Summit and Lobby Day. Advocates urged Congress to take specific steps to make cancer a national priority and help [...]

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PCI hosting financial aid workshop

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The Poarch Creek Education Department is holding a Financial Aid Workshop Monday, November 10, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., in Building 300, Poarch Creek Tribal Courtroom. The workshop is presented by Dr. James Theeuwes, director of Financial Aid, Faulkner State Community College. Dr. Theeuwes will discuss applying for Federal Student Aid. He will also [...]

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RP honors first responders (with photo gallery)

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  To view more photos from Heroes Day at Rachel Patterson, click here

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ACM honors first responders (with photo gallery)

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  Click here to view more photos from Heroes Day at A. C. Moore

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Perdido students remember first responders

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Honoring those who serve

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The congregation of Trinity Episcopal Church honored Atmore and Poarch first responders during the Blue Sunday service, September 14. Each year, the congregation holds a service of Thanksgiving on the Sunday nearest 9/11. Atmore and Poarch police and firefighters and Atmore Mayor Jim Staff gathered at Trinity as prayers were offered for their safety and [...]

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Walmart donates to HIPPY

By   /  September 10, 2014  /  Community  /  Comments Off

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Walmart recently donated supplies to fill 75 school boxes for HIPPY (Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters). Families who participate receive scissors, crayons, glue, tape and pencils to use in completing weekly school-readiness activities. Shown are, from left, HIPPY home educator Teresa Nichols, HIPPY director Lynette Penner, Walmart fashion assistant manager Jarrod Lickteig, and [...]

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