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ACH names new president

By   /  April 27, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on ACH names new president

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Infirmary Health welcomes Doug Tanner to its healthcare system in his new role as President of Atmore Community Hospital. Tanner comes to Infirmary Health with more than 24 years of experience in the healthcare industry including hospital operations and managed care. Tanner’s career began in 1983 at Baptist Hospital in Pensacola. Throughout his career, he […]

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Breakfast with the Mayor

By   /  April 27, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on Breakfast with the Mayor

Escambia County Middle School and the Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce hosted Breakfast with the Mayor Tuesday morning, April 26. The program came about when ECMS Principal Dr. Anthony Morris, a member of the Chamber Board of Directors, talked with Chamber Executive Director Sheryl Vickery about hosting the breakfast and question and answer session. All […]

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Tickets available for next GECA play

By   /  April 27, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on Tickets available for next GECA play

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Tickets are now available for the Greater Escambia Council for the Arts production of “You Can’t Take It With You” by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman. This comedy in three acts is the story of two young people who fall in love and decide their families should meet. These are two very different families, […]

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Cutting the ribbon at Green Felt Jungle

By   /  April 20, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on Cutting the ribbon at Green Felt Jungle

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The Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting and welcome for Green Felt Jungle Wednesday, April 13. The billiards facility is located on Jack Springs Road. Shown at the event are, from left, front, Mallorie Beachy, Robert Lowery, Ricky Gibson, Bub Gideons, Tyler Lowery, Kathy Lowery, Donna Gilman, Brandy Giger; back, Arri Torres, […]

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ECCPC awards grants

By   /  April 20, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on ECCPC awards grants

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The Escambia County Children’s Policy Council awarded grants to the cities of Atmore, Brewton, East Brewton and Flomaton Thursday, April 14, in Brewton. ECCPC awarded $22,500 to the City of Atmore to help reduce underage drinking. The grant included Atmore’s request of $18,500 to enhance Westside Park and $3,000 to the Atmore Police Department to […]

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Bye-bye, Barnetta

By   /  April 20, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on Bye-bye, Barnetta

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Barnetta Williams has enjoyed for many years the distinction of having lived longer than most of Atmore’s citizens, maybe longer than any of the city’s other residents. It’s finally time for someone else to claim that distinction. Mrs. Williams, who celebrated her 108th birthday last October, is still alive and kicking. But she’ll be doing […]

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Make plans for Mayfest

By   /  April 20, 2016  /  Events, News  /  Comments Off on Make plans for Mayfest

Mayfest is coming fast. Tom Byrne Park will be alive with activity Saturday, May 7. If you’re a spectator, all you have to do is come out and enjoy the day. But if you’re planning to participate in some of the activities, you need to plan ahead. If you’re a runner or a walker, you […]

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ACH named Business of the Month

By   /  April 13, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on ACH named Business of the Month

The Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce selected Atmore Community Hospital as Business of the Month for April. Attending the presentation Thursday, April 7, were Chamber officers and directors, Chamber Ambassadors, and ACH / Infirmary Health personnel. Click on photo to enlarge.

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YMCA upgrading

By   /  April 6, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on YMCA upgrading

By PAUL CHASON Special to Atmore News The Atmore Area YMCA, Inc. is beginning phase one of an upgrade for “our” facility. The overall goal / end result is to make upgrades to the current fitness center and overflow cardio areas. New flooring, relocation of current air conditioning ductwork and equipment, electrical work, and the […]

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GWFCU earns 5-Star rating

By   /  April 6, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on GWFCU earns 5-Star rating

Gulf Winds Federal Credit Union has earned BauerFinancial’s 5-Star Superior rating for strength and security. A 5-Star Superior rating indicates that Gulf Winds is one of the strongest in the nation, excelling in areas of capital, loan quality, profitability and more. Gulf Winds has earned this highest rating for 87 consecutive quarters, which secures it […]

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