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Community Thanksgiving

By   /  November 26, 2014  /  News  /  Comments Off

Denominations came together Sunday evening, November 23, as the Atmore Ministerial Association presented the annual Community Thanksgiving Service at Atmore First Baptist Church. Ministers participating in the service are shown, from left, front, Rev. Monroe Tucker, Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church; Fr. Arulappan Jayaraj, St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church; Rev. Arnold Hendrix, First Baptist; Rev. […]

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BOE approves personnel recommendations

By   /  November 26, 2014  /  News  /  Comments Off

The following personnel recommendations were approved at the Escambia County Board of Education meeting Thursday, November 20. Resignation 1. Kimberly Owens, temporary/part-time intervention/tutor, Flomaton Elementary School, effective October 28, 2014 Retirement 1. Cynthia Rodgers, CNP Director, Atmore Central Office, effective July 1, 2015 2. Elizabeth Ann Nelson, 6-hour lunchroom worker, W.S. Neal Elementary School, effective […]

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ACM receives enrichment grant

By   /  November 26, 2014  /  News  /  Comments Off

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John Brantley, principal at A.C. Moore Elementary School, has announced that the school has received a $375,000 grant to be used for after-school and summer programs at the school. The grant is a part of the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grants provided by the Alabama Department of Education. “The grant opens up a door […]

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Council supports small business

By   /  November 26, 2014  /  News  /  Comments Off

The Atmore City Council passed a resolution proclaiming this Saturday as Small Business Saturday in Atmore, at its regular meeting Monday, November 24. Atmore Mayor Jim Staff and the members of the city council reaffirmed a proclamation written at the state level in support of small businesses throughout the state. The proclamation reads in part: […]

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Van Pelt, Hodgen promoted

By   /  November 19, 2014  /  News  /  Comments Off

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The Board of Directors of First Suncoast Trust Bancshares, Inc. and subsidiary bank, First National Bank & Trust, have named Stephen Van Pelt a Senior Vice President and Senior Loan Officer. They have also named Tracey Hodgen a Vice President. “It is with great pleasure that FNB&T recognizes Stephen Van Pelt and Tracey Hodgen for […]

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House burns on Horner

By   /  November 14, 2014  /  Featured, News  /  Comments Off

            The Atmore Fire Department (AFD) was called to a home at 500 E. Horner Street Friday night, November 14, and quickly extinguished the fire in the home. The call came in just after 8:15 p.m. and four units from the AFD responded along with officers from the Atmore Police […]

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Car burns at Masland Carpets

By   /  November 14, 2014  /  Featured, News  /  Comments Off

          A cold morning heated up quickly for the driver of a 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix that caught fire in the parking lot of Masland Carpets on Carpet Drive Friday morning, November 14. The driver said that he had driven his girlfriend’s car to work Friday, when he noticed the car […]

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City Council honors ECHS volleyball team

By   /  November 12, 2014  /  News  /  Comments Off

The Escambia County High School volleyball team was honored by the Atmore City Council at its meeting Monday, November 10. According to Atmore Mayor Jim Staff, the team is the first volleyball team in school history to make it to the Alabama state tournament. Team members are, from left, Head Coach Sarah Lindsey, seniors Christin […]

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WCH names new corporate chef

By   /  November 12, 2014  /  News  /  Comments Off

Wind Creek Hospitality (WCH) has announced that Chef Peter D’Andrea is the new Corporate Executive Chef. Chef Peter brings over 30 years of experience in food and beverage to Alabama. One of his most exciting cooking experiences was cooking with renowned chef Julia Child at her 80th birthday party. D’Andrea’s culinary journey began as an […]

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NHS student passes away prompting program cancellation

By   /  November 10, 2014  /  Featured, News  /  Comments Off

A Northview High School (NHS) student involved in an accident Friday, November 7, passed away at Sacred Heart Hospital Monday morning, November 10 according to official sources at NHS. NHS announces the cancellation of Veterans Day events Monday out of respect for the student and her family. Darion Riley, 16, of Molino Florida was a […]

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