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Arrested for counterfeit money

By   /  February 13, 2016  /  Featured, News  /  Comments Off on Arrested for counterfeit money

  Early Saturday morning, the Atmore Police Department seized about $1,000 in counterfeit money and arrested an Atmore man. Robert Edward Lowrey, 34, was taken into custody and charged with possession of a forged instrument (counterfeit money) 1st degree. Sgt. Shaun Golden said he was on patrol and had gone by the Kangaroo station on […]

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Chamber honors Dean’s Grill

By   /  February 10, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on Chamber honors Dean’s Grill

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Dean’s Grill was named February Business of the Month by the Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce. Thursday, February 4, Chamber Ambassadors and board members gathered for the presentation, from left, Chyla Lindsey, Madalynn Grimsley, Paige Martin, Madelyn Boatwright, Foster Kizer, Bub Gideons, Ethan Heller, Carolyn Dean, Nathan Jurjevich, Donna Gilman, Myrna Monroe, Mallorie Beachy, Michelle […]

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Bell accepted into doctorate program

By   /  February 10, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on Bell accepted into doctorate program

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Alan Bell of Atmore has been accepted into the Kennesaw State University Doctor of Business Administration Program (DBA). Bell received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and his Masters of Accounting from the University of South Alabama, in 1991 and 2010 respectively. He has worked as an accountant since 1992 and passed the CPA […]

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Taylor wins H&R Block sweepstakes

By   /  February 10, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on Taylor wins H&R Block sweepstakes

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Shaun Taylor of Atmore won $1,000 in H&R Block’s 1,000 Win $1,000 Daily Sweepstakes. Shown at the presentation of the “big check” on Wednesday, February 3, are, from left, Shaun Taylor, “Richard,” and Jackie Darby, franchise owner. H&R Block is giving away a total of $32 million in the first month of tax season. Anyone […]

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Emergency Missing Child Alert

By   /  February 9, 2016  /  Featured, News  /  Comments Off on Emergency Missing Child Alert

Date Issued:  2/8/2016 The Brewton, Alabama Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Brooke Lee Bridges.  Brooke Lee Bridges is a 16 year old white female, with blue hair.  She was last seen wearing a t-shirt and black sweat pants at her family home around 11 p.m. in Brewton, Alabama on 7 […]

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New bins, new home

By   /  February 3, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on New bins, new home

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The recycling bins everyone is used to seeing beside City Hall have gone away, replaced by brand new bins at a new location. The new bins are all inside the fence at the City Maintenance Department at 412 East Ridgeley Street. The move was to accomplish two things – make the area near City Hall […]

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Sidewalk changes

By   /  February 3, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on Sidewalk changes

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Crews have been around town working on the sidewalks at most of the intersections, installing ramps and adding bumpy mats called tactile paving for the visually impaired. This particular tactile paving is called a truncated dome. It allows the visually impaired pedestrian to “read” the pavement through a cane or their feet, alerting them to […]

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GECA presents ‘Alice’

By   /  January 27, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on GECA presents ‘Alice’

The Greater Escambia Council for the Arts (GECA) children and youth theater group will present the classic Lewis Carroll story, “Alice in Wonderland,” February 25 – 28 at the theater at 100 S. Trammell Street. Two different casts will perform the show, providing opportunity for more young people to take the stage. The two casts […]

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Wiggins sworn in

By   /  January 27, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on Wiggins sworn in

Escambia County Commissioner Raymond Wiggins, left, was sworn in as commission chairman Tuesday, January 19. He is shown with his wife Charlene and Thad Moore who administered the oath.

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BOE approves personnel changes

By   /  January 27, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on BOE approves personnel changes

The following personnel recommendations by Escambia County Superintendent of Education John Knott were approved by the Board of Education at Monday’s meeting, January 25. Resignation 1. Quinin Leroy Steele, teacher, Flomaton High School, effective February 1, 2016 2. Robbin T. Alexander, teacher, Escambia County High School, effective January 4, 2016 Employment 1. Jill Byrd, six […]

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