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Brown execs award checks to ECHS, FHS

By   /  November 30, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on Brown execs award checks to ECHS, FHS

Among the business conducted during the Monday, Nov. 28, Atmore City Council meeting were the approval of two agreements related to lighting and traffic signals near Rivercane Industrial Park and the swap of small tracts of land with Poarch Creek Indian officials. But the agenda item that drew the most attention was the formal announcement […]

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No serious injuries

By   /  November 29, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on No serious injuries

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An Escambia Academy senior escaped serious injury when she lost control of her 2005 Nissan Maxima around 2:10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, while traveling on Cowpen Creek Road, about a half-mile from Jerkins Loop. According to Alabama State Trooper reports, the teen suffered “non-life threatening” injuries and was taken to a local hospital, where she […]

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BOE approves personnel recommendations

By   /  November 23, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on BOE approves personnel recommendations

The following personnel recommendations by Escambia County School Superintendent John Knott were approved by the Board of Education at the meeting Thursday, November 17. Retirement 1. Swan Chavers, Special Education teacher, Flomaton Elementary School, effective December 1, 2016. Employment 1. Daniel Polon, tutor / ACT prep teacher, After-School Program, W.S. Neal High School, effective December […]

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PRT establishes forest seedling nursery near Atmore – Moving into old Hauss Nursery

By   /  November 23, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on PRT establishes forest seedling nursery near Atmore – Moving into old Hauss Nursery

PRT USA Inc. (PRT) announces that it will immediately commence construction of a containerized forest seedling nursery near Atmore in order to serve forest landowners and other customers in the Southeast U.S. Construction will be completed in early 2017, and sowing of seedlings will occur in Spring 2017, for shipping to customers for the 2017/18 […]

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Thanksgiving mission

By   /  November 22, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on Thanksgiving mission

Greater Mount Triumph Missionary Baptist Church delivered about 150 meals to the sick and shut-in Tuesday, November 22. Shown preparing the plates are, from left, Brett Staples, Shanda Williams, Theresa Martin and Josephine Norman for the city’s sick and shut-in residents. The Rev. Willie Hawthorne, GMT pastor, delivered some of the plates. Tonita McBride, who […]

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Ribbon cutting at Farmers Home Furniture

By   /  November 16, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on Ribbon cutting at Farmers Home Furniture

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A ribbon cutting and open house were held at Farmers Home Furniture Thursday, November 10. Several members of the Chamber board, Chamber Ambassadors and members of the community joined in the event. Standing directly behind the bow is Manager Tracy Bryars. To her right is Credit Manager Brandy Thames, and to her right is Sales […]

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State senator predicts lottery, gas tax hike

By   /  November 16, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on State senator predicts lottery, gas tax hike

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Alabama Senator Greg Albritton, the guest speaker for Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce’s Nov. 14 Breakfast With an Elected Official series, said he felt sure the state would eventually have a lottery. But, he added, Alabama residents would likely be paying more taxes on gasoline purchases before the lottery ever became a reality. Albritton, addressing […]

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DOC closing Atmore Work Center

By   /  November 16, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on DOC closing Atmore Work Center

Alabama Department of Corrections officials announced last week that the department would close a community work center located near the William C. Holman Correctional Facility, outside Atmore, a move that will enable state corrections officials to bolster critical staffing shortages at the maximum security prison. According to a DOC press release, Atmore Community Work Center, […]

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New air ambulance to serve Atmore

By   /  November 16, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on New air ambulance to serve Atmore

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Medstar Air Care 1’s new air ambulance wings its way skyward from an open area near Atmore City Hall Monday (Nov. 14) afternoon. Atmore Fire Chief Ron Peebles said the new medical evacuation aircraft, which will be based at Stapleton Volunteer Fire Department until a permanent base is established in Robertsdale, would have a response […]

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Chamber honors Atmore Auto Parts

By   /  November 9, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on Chamber honors Atmore Auto Parts

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The Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce named Atmore Auto Parts Business of the Month for November. Shown at the presentation Wednesday, November 2, are from left, kneeling, Stephen Gehman, Jessica Franco, Paolo Gorme, Ariel Whatley, Eli Godwin, Kainoa Gumapac, David Weber, David Dobson; standing front, Sheryl Vickery, Jamontrae Lee, Ellis Beachy, Makala Lee, Myrna Monroe, […]

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