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‘Love March’ set for Sunday

By   /  July 13, 2016  /  Events, Featured  /  Comments Off on ‘Love March’ set for Sunday

A growing number of communities across the nation are expressing their collective horror at the recent wave of violence – by police officers against unarmed citizens, and against police officers by revenge-minded citizens – that were accented by last week’s assassination of five Dallas, Texas police officers. Atmore will join that number on Sunday, July […]

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An open letter to the citizens of Atmore

By   /  July 13, 2016  /  Events, Featured  /  Comments Off on An open letter to the citizens of Atmore

These are trying times in our nation. Many communities have been deeply wounded by a racial divide and by senseless violence. In Atmore, we are determined to stand together as a community. We have a long tradition of tolerance, respect for each other and respect for our law enforcement officers who every day put their […]

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Get in the swim

By   /  July 13, 2016  /  Events, Featured  /  Comments Off on Get in the swim

Registration for the 3rd and final session of the summer swimming lessons at Tom Byrne Park is in progress. Call Shelia Rogers at 251-294-2120 for addition information or to register.

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GECA tickets available

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Tickets are available for the Greater Escambia Council for the Arts (GECA) production of “Fiddler on the Roof” set for July 28-31. Tickets are available at the box office or at Atmore News, 128 S. Main Street. Tickets are $10 each, $7 each with a membership. Individual membership are $10. Family memberships are $20 per […]

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Community Calendar

By   /  July 13, 2016  /  Events  /  Comments Off on Community Calendar

The Atmore Historical Society’s monthly meeting will be held Monday, July 18, 5:30 p.m., Peevy-Webb building in Heritage Park. Robert Thrower from the Creek Indians will be the speaker. Everyone is invited to attend. ECHS Member Charlie Booher, a well-known collector of historical documents, will share items about the area at the July 26 meeting […]

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Church Calendar

By   /  July 13, 2016  /  Events  /  Comments Off on Church Calendar

Liberty Church, 200 Third Ave., has Bible Study each Wednesday, from 9 until 10:30 a.m. Bring your Bible and a note pad. Everyone is welcome. Mt. Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church will have their Annual Youth Revival and Youth Day Tuesday, July 12 through Thursday, July 14 at 7:30 p.m. nightly and Youth Day, Sunday, July […]

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The McCrays in concert

By   /  July 6, 2016  /  Community, Events  /  Comments Off on The McCrays in concert

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American Legion Post 90 will host The McCrays, a bluegrass southern gospel group, Saturday, July 9, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. There is no admission; a love offering will be received. Concessions will be available.

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Mt. Olive sets Colorama Program

By   /  July 6, 2016  /  Events, Faith and Values  /  Comments Off on Mt. Olive sets Colorama Program

The congregation of Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church will hold their Colorama Program Friday, July 15, at 7:30 p.m. Guest speaker is Sister Delois Lee-Johnson of New Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist. Each “Captain” will represent a color. Chairpersons for the service are Sis. Barbara Poole Harris and the Rev. Dr. Jimmy Prince. Sis. Betty Boggan […]

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Relay … revised

By   /  June 29, 2016  /  Community, Events  /  Comments Off on Relay … revised

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The American Cancer Society Relay For Life event has been declining for a number of years. With little support from the Cancer Society, and no new people stepping up to take leadership roles, the annual event is almost impossible to keep going. The event has most often been held in Tom Byrne Park. The walking […]

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YMCA seeking area’s ugliest trucks

By   /  June 29, 2016  /  Community, Events  /  Comments Off on YMCA seeking area’s ugliest trucks

Atmore Area YMCA is offering area residents a chance to see who owns the ugliest truck in the Escambia County area. In conjunction with National Ugly Truck Day (July 20), the Y will sponsor its first Ugly Truck Contest fundraiser, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 23. Paul Chason, chief executive officer […]

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