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Think pink

By   /  October 29, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

This is the fourth year the doctors and staff of Atmore Vision Center have observed Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Shown are, from left, Tangie Brown, Mark Rice, Lisa McCall, Nikki Dole, Pam Johnson, Jessica Jones, Dr. David Helton and Heather Eller. Not shown is Sarah Johnson.

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Council announces plans

By   /  October 29, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

The Atmore City Council announced agenda items at the Monday, October 29 meeting for the next meeting of the city council and encouraged interested parties to attend November 10. “The next council meeting will be held in the auditorium,” Mayor Jim Staff said. “We will be hosting the veterans for a special recognition and the [...]

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UB to host Annual Iron Bowl Blood Drive

By   /  October 29, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

United Bank is once again inviting football fans to take sides for a good cause at its annual Iron Bowl Blood Drive. The event will be held Tuesday, Nov. 18, from noon to 5:45 p.m., at the Atmore Main Branch. Held in conjunction with the Red Cross, appointments for the event are open now. “When [...]

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One hurt in accident

By   /  October 27, 2014  /  Featured, News  /  Comments Off

            An accident occurred at the intersection of Main Street and Craig Street Monday morning at 10:30 a.m. leaving one driver injured. Robert Boone, 65, of Brewton was driving an older Ford Mustang North on Main Street and, according to several witnesses at the scene, drove through a red light, [...]

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ACH unveils fluoroscopy machine

By   /  October 22, 2014  /  News  /  Comments Off

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The Atmore Community Hospital unveiled their new fluoroscopy machine financed in part by the Atmore community and the Poarch Band of Creek Indians. The money was raised with a chili cook-off and other fundraisers. Pictured, from left are the committee members who raised the funds, ACH director of radiology Caroline Hayles, ACH administrator Bill Perkins, [...]

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BOE approves personnel changes

By   /  October 22, 2014  /  News  /  Comments Off

The Escambia County Board of Education approved the following personnel recommendations by Superintendent John Knott. Leave of Absence 1. Detrie Russell, Special Education teacher aide, Flomaton Elementary School, maternity leave under the Family Medical Leave Act, effective one-half day September 9, 2014 Resignation 1. Heather Higgins, teacher, Escambia County Middle School, effective September 22, 2014 [...]

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Food scores released for September

By   /  October 22, 2014  /  News  /  Comments Off

The following Escambia County food / lodging establishment ratings were released by the Alabama Department of Public Health for the month of September. Ratings are ranked by score, low to high. FSE = Food Service Establishment McDonald’s of Brewton, Brewton, 85, FSE The Parish Grill, Atmore, 87, FSE Country Club of Brewton, Brewton, 88, FSE [...]

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United Fund plans several “arrests”

By   /  October 20, 2014  /  Featured, News  /  Comments Off

The United Fund will hold its annual fund drive kick-off Tuesday, October 21, as several of Atmore’s leading citizens are incarcerated at Atmore City Hall and kept in the lock-up until they raise bail, donations for the United Fund. According to 2014-15 President Bub Gideons, “We are shooting for $60,000 for the year and we [...]

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Parish Grill burns – UPDATED (with photo gallery)

By   /  October 15, 2014  /  Featured, News  /  Comments Off

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In the early morning hours on Sunday, October 12, downtown Atmore was filled with smoke as The Parish Grill, located at 122 S. Main Street, burned while firefighters from several departments fought to contain the blaze. Atmore Fire Department Captain Ronald Peebles headed the effort to extinguish the blaze, coordinating his own team as well [...]

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GECA presents …

By   /  October 15, 2014  /  Events, News  /  Comments Off

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“Laugh, Giggle and Grin with Uncle Louie and Friends” opens this week at the Greater Escambia Center for the Arts (GECA) and it promises to be a unique evening out for connoisseurs of southern humor. The variety show is the creation of writer and star Lou Vickery and features several vignettes in the style of [...]

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