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Sky watch will feature Jupiter, Saturn, Mars

By   /  May 25, 2016  /  Community, Events  /  Comments Off on Sky watch will feature Jupiter, Saturn, Mars

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Amateur astronomers and those curious about the heavens will get a treat when two local men, with a little help from their friends, set up a special site for viewing three planets that are closer to our planet than they will be any other time this year. The “sky watch,” which will take place on […]

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Classes for seniors aimed at reducing falls, fear of falling

By   /  May 25, 2016  /  Community, Events  /  Comments Off on Classes for seniors aimed at reducing falls, fear of falling

Atmore Area YMCA has announced that it will begin offering “A Matter of Balance,” a class designed for older adults to help them learn more about fall prevention, how to follow personal plans to carry out fall prevention strategies, and to maintain changes in their daily lives which could help reduce the fear of falling. […]

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Community Calendar

By   /  May 25, 2016  /  Events  /  Comments Off on Community Calendar

The Escambia County Community Band will practice each Thursday nights at 6 p.m., at Flomaton High School for the month of May. In June, practice will be held Mondays and Thursdays, with concerts the last weekend of June and first weekend of July. Contact Dietrich at 251-238-1651 for more info. Invite your friends to join […]

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Church Calendar

By   /  May 25, 2016  /  Events  /  Comments Off on Church Calendar

NOKOMIS BAPTIST CHURCH, 2383 Hwy. 31, Atmore, is presenting a seven week Bible Study “GOD’S FORGIVING GRACE.” at 10 a.m. every Sunday morning through May 29. A children’s church is available for boys and girls during the morning worship service which commences at 11 a.m. Liberty Church, 200 Third Ave., has Bible Study each Wednesday, from 9 […]

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Donate Sneakers 4 Vets

By   /  May 11, 2016  /  Events, Featured  /  Comments Off on Donate Sneakers 4 Vets

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 new or slightly used Velcro sneakers, house shoes, bedroom slippers, and slipper socks to be distributed to […]

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Letter Carriers’ Food Drive is Saturday

By   /  May 11, 2016  /  Events, Featured  /  Comments Off on Letter Carriers’ Food Drive is Saturday

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When you find a bag in your mailbox, remember it’s for the 24th annual Letter Carriers’ Food Drive this Saturday, May 14.  Please fill it with non-perishable food items and put it on or in your mailbox, and it will be picked up Saturday. All food collected stays local and is given to the Atmore […]

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GECA opens show this week

By   /  May 11, 2016  /  Events, Featured  /  Comments Off on GECA opens show this week

The Greater Escambia Council for the Arts production of “You Can’t Take It With You” opens this week. Show dates are Thursday, Friday, Saturday, May 12, 13, 14, at 7 p.m.; Sunday, May 15, at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 and are available at the Atmore News office, 128 S. Main Street. Please note: This […]

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National Day of Prayer is Thursday

By   /  May 4, 2016  /  Events, Featured  /  Comments Off on National Day of Prayer is Thursday

On Thursday, May 5, the nation will observe the 65th annual National Day of Prayer. Atmore will join in that observance with several events during the day. The local National Day of Prayer Committee invites everyone to participate in any or all of the following activities: 10:15 a.m. – Meet at the Veterans Memorial and […]

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Meet Doug Tanner

By   /  May 4, 2016  /  Events, Featured  /  Comments Off on Meet Doug Tanner

You have two opportunities Wednesday, May 4, to stop by Atmore Community Hospital and meet Doug Tanner, the recently named president of ACH. Morning coffee will be from 7:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m., and an afternoon reception will be held from 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m., in the hospital’s Mayson Auditorium.

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Sawmill Day set in Century

By   /  April 27, 2016  /  Community, Events  /  Comments Off on Sawmill Day set in Century

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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