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EA player injured in accident

By   /  September 12, 2014  /  Featured, News  /  Comments Off

                An Escambia Academy football player was injured in an accident Friday afternoon at 3:30 p.m. as the team left to go to town for a meal prior to their home game. His injuries were non-life threatening but the student was transported to Atmore Community Hospital. Two other [...]

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White recognized for public service

By   /  September 10, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

Escambia County Commissioner Larry White was recently honored by the Association of County Commissions of Alabama for his 16 years of service to county government and the state of Alabama. He was presented the Tenure in Office Award by ACCA President Merceria Ludgood. “Commissioner White deserves the thanks of all Alabamians for his dedication to [...]

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Wiggins completes training

By   /  September 10, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

Escambia County Commissioner Raymond Wiggins recently completed the most rigorous education program available to county officials in Alabama, which includes 120 hours of training from the Alabama Local Government Training Institute. The program emphasizes budgeting, personnel matters, planning and road and bridge responsibilities. It began in 1994 as a mandatory program for first-time county commissioners [...]

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Metzler speaks to Lions Club

By   /  September 10, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

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We Care president Don Metzler, right, was the guest speaker at the Atmore Lions Club meeting Wednesday, September 3. Metzler became president of We Care in August, stepping into the role previously held by Dave Landis. The purpose of We Care prison ministry is to proclaim Christ and disciple inmates. Metzler was invited to address [...]

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Council approves events

By   /  September 10, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

Three events were approved by the Atmore City Council at its meeting Monday, September 8. The Council approved the Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce’s request to use Heritage Park for A Taste of the South Thursday, September 18, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Felicia Bishop submitted a request to use Houston Avery Park, October [...]

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Coming soon at the GECA

By   /  September 10, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

Auditions for “Laugh, Giggle and Grin with Uncle Louie” will be held this Sunday at 2 p.m. in the green room at The Greater Escambia Center for the Arts, 100 S. Trammell Street in Atmore. The show is a collection of comedy vignettes in a southern style. Interested men, women and teens need only come [...]

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Food scores released for August

By   /  September 10, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

The following Escambia County food / lodging establishment ratings were released by the Alabama Department of Public Health for the month of August. Ratings are ranked by score, low to high. FSE = Food Service Establishment Buster’s Restaurant, Atmore, 89, FSE Diamond #6, Nashville Avenue, Atmore, 90, limited food Alabama Wing House, Atmore, 90, FSE [...]

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Chamber honors Coley Petals and Parties

By   /  September 3, 2014  /  News  /  Comments Off

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The Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce named Coley Petals and Parties the September Business of the Month. The presentation was made Tuesday, September 2. Shown are, from left, front, Ellis Beachy, Candace Wooten, Julie Daw, Chamber president Anne Hetzel, owner Cathy Coley, Mary Beachy; back, Dr. Anthony Morris, Chris Singleton, Carolyn Latham-Loggins, Bub Gideons, Chamber [...]

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‘Let’s Murder Marsha’ opens soon

By   /  September 3, 2014  /  Events, News  /  Comments Off

The Greater Escambia Center for the Arts (GECA) will be the center of comedic intrigue as the comedy “Let’s Murder Marsha” comes to the stage at the GECA September 18, 20 and 21. Watch what happens when a lovable but slightly goofy Marsha overhears a conversation between her husband and another woman and, as an [...]

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HIPPY enrollment is open

By   /  August 27, 2014  /  News  /  Comments Off

You are invited to enroll your child in HIPPY (Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters), a kindergarten readiness program for three-, four-, and five-year-olds. Materials, supplies, curriculum and activities are all free. This is a 30-week program that does require a commitment on the part of the parent or guardian. You will receive materials [...]

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