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BOE approves personnel changes

By   /  September 21, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on BOE approves personnel changes

The Escambia County Board of Education approved the following recommendations by Superintendent John Knott at the regular board meeting Thursday, September 15. Leave of absence 1. Austin Rogers, teacher, W.S. Neal High School, medical leave under the Family Medical Leave Act, effective August 31, 2016 Resignation 1. Anne Powell, LPN aide, Flomaton High School, effective […]

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Electronics recycling drive set

By   /  September 21, 2016  /  Events, News  /  Comments Off on Electronics recycling drive set

The City will host its third annual electronics recycling drive on Saturday, September 24. The drive will be set up at the Farmer’s Market across from City Hall from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. The City is working with the United Cerebral Palsy of Mobile. The following items will be accepted at no charge to […]

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S.P.R.A.G. plans meeting in Atmore

By   /  September 21, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on S.P.R.A.G. plans meeting in Atmore

S.P.R.A.G. has become active in communities in this area and is now looking to expand services to Atmore. The Monroeville-based organization, founded by Carolyn Bradley, is Single Parents Raising a Gift. An informative meeting is scheduled for Saturday, September 24, 10 a.m. until noon, at the Unity House, 313 N. Main Street, Atmore. Bradley is […]

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Police chiefs honor Mitchell

By   /  September 14, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on Police chiefs honor Mitchell

Sgt. J.C. Mitchell, who officially retired as a fulltime Atmore Police Department officer on Aug. 31, was formally honored during this week’s city council meeting, held Monday (Sept. 12). Mitchell, who was an APD fixture for 30 years, received a plaque commending him on his service and dedication to the city and its residents, a […]

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WSN opening ceremony set

By   /  September 14, 2016  /  Events, News  /  Comments Off on WSN opening ceremony set

This month’s meeting of the Escambia County Board of Education will be held Thursday, September 15, at 3 p.m., at the new W.S. Neal High School in East Brewton. Note this is a change in time and location. Regular board business will be conducted at 3 p.m. Following the meeting, Superintendent John Knott and the […]

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PHD and Fairway hosting first-time home buyer workshop

By   /  September 14, 2016  /  Events, News  /  Comments Off on PHD and Fairway hosting first-time home buyer workshop

PHD Realty, LLC and Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation are partnering to host a first-time home buying workshop at the Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce, 137 North Main Street. The workshop, which is free and open to the public, will be held Thursday, September 29, from 5:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. “We are approached by so […]

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Historian speaking at APL

By   /  September 14, 2016  /  Events, News  /  Comments Off on Historian speaking at APL

The Atmore Public Library Adult Reading Program will have a special guest speaker today, Wednesday, September 14, 10 a.m. Jim Phillips, a historian and videographer, will bring an assortment of factual stories and fascinating oddities he has found along the way exploring Alabama’s Antebellum period. He also enjoys collecting vintage bottles and coins and will […]

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Business of the Month

By   /  September 7, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on Business of the Month

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Atmore Vision Center was named Business of the Month by the Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce. The staff was joined by Chamber directors and Chamber Ambassadors at the presentation Thursday, September 1. Shown are, from left, front, Mallorie Beachy, Makala Lee, Jessica Franco, Lisa McCall, Nacrissa Brown, Bub Gideons, Dr. David J. Helton, Pam Johnson, […]

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Too late for new parts

By   /  September 7, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on Too late for new parts

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Atmore firefighters worked Saturday afternoon to control a fire that erupted in the engine compartment of this car, which was parked at O’Reilly’s Auto Parts on South Main Street while repairs were being done. Fire reports indicate that the vehicle was a total loss. News photo by Tom Tschida

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Food scores released

By   /  September 7, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on Food scores released

The following Escambia County food / lodging establishment ratings were released by the Alabama Department of Public Health for August. Ratings are ranked by score, low to high. FSE = Food Service Establishment Quality Inn of Atmore, 80, hotel / motel Buster’s Restaurant, Atmore, 87, FSE Subway #26660, Hwy. 113, Brewton, 88, FSE Burger King […]

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