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Main Street Alabama for Atmore?

By   /  March 25, 2015  /  News  /  Comments Off

It’s a first step … but it’s only a step, not a commitment. About 25 area residents met with Main Street Alabama President and State Coordinator director Mary Helmer Wednesday, March 18. Atmore was one of seven cities holding an initial meeting as part of the Coastal Gateway Main Street Regional Downtown Network. According to […]

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Frost welcomes Spring

By   /  March 25, 2015  /  News  /  Comments Off

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Frost Lawn and Power welcomed in Spring with an open house March 20 and 21. Venders were on hand to answer customers’ questions and demonstrate new equipment. Theron Johnson, right, with Country Clipper, shows a mower to Raymond Jerkins, assisted by Paul Frost, left. Frost said he was thrilled with the turnout at this year’s […]

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EA champs get their rings

By   /  March 18, 2015  /  News  /  Comments Off

In a ceremony held Thursday, March 12, members of the Escambia Academy State Championship football team received their championship rings. Shown at the ceremony are the EA Cougar seniors, from left, front, Tadd Huskey, Brett Gorum, Scott Brantley, John Patrick Sawyer, Gordon Brooks; back, Maleek Salter, Jamey Vaughn, Nate Smith, Garrett Nesmith, Garrett Kirk, Trey […]

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Owens serving with Flying Eagles

By   /  March 18, 2015  /  News  /  Comments Off

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LEMOORE, Calif. – A 2014 Northview High School graduate and Atmore native is currently serving with the U.S. Navy’s Strike Fighter Squadron 122, also known as the “Flying Eagles,” stationed at Naval Air Station Lemoore. Airman Willie Owens is an aviation ordnanceman with the squadron, which the Navy designates as VFA-122, and works with the […]

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K-9 holds ribbon cutting

By   /  March 11, 2015  /  News  /  Comments Off

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K-9 Kleaners ribbon cutting and open house were held Wednesday, March 4. Chamber Ambassadors and board members joined the owners and staff for the opening, from left, Ellis Beachy, Bub Gideons, Amanda Moye, Anissa Watson, Sheryl Vickery, Joshua Bonie, Cheyanne Martin, Clarise Stuckey, Kathryn Sumrall, Tricia Vaughan, Ricky Martin, Beverly Caver (front with puppy), Barry […]

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Hwy. 29 accidents claim one

By   /  March 11, 2015  /  News  /  Comments Off

Two accidents which occurred along Highway 29 this past weekend resulted in one fatality and a bizarre multi-automobile, home collision. The first accident, which occurred at 6 a.m., Saturday morning, March 7, involved one driver, two cars and one home. Madonna Schaniel, 49, of Atmore was traveling in a 2003 Chevy Impala south on the […]

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Council approves zoning change

By   /  March 11, 2015  /  News  /  Comments Off

The Atmore City Council approved a zoning change for a property on North Main Street at its meeting Monday, March 9, following a public hearing regarding the change. City Building Inspector Greg Vaughn led the hearing, presenting the recommendation from the planning commission to resolve a zoning situation involving a property situated on the east […]

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UF yard sale a success

By   /  March 11, 2015  /  News  /  Comments Off

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The United Fund board held a yard sale at the Atmore Public Library Saturday, March 7. Items were donated by members of the community and the United Fund raised $445 to aid area agencies. All unsold items were donated to the Atmore Boys Scouts to sell at their fundraiser later this month. Volunteers who worked […]

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Food scores released

By   /  March 11, 2015  /  News  /  Comments Off

The following Escambia County food / lodging establishment ratings were released by the Alabama Department of Public Health for February. Ratings are ranked by score, low to high. FSE = Food Service Establishment Heritage Steakhouse and Buffet, Atmore, 84, FSE McDonald’s, S. Main St., Atmore, 87, FSE KFC (A), Atmore, 88, FSE Hunan’s, Brewton, 89, […]

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Rowland’s Tires named Business of the Month

By   /  March 4, 2015  /  News  /  Comments Off

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Rowland’s Tires, on Nashville Avenue in Atmore, was named the Business of the Month for March by the Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce. The presentation was made Monday, March 2. Chamber board members joined with the staff of Rowland’s to honor the business, from left, Ellis Beachy, Joe Brown, Josh Hammond, Fred Hitchcock, Brian Rolin, […]

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