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Vietnam veterans to be honored

By   /  February 11, 2015  /  Featured  /  Comments Off

The Atmore City Council voted to make the last Saturday in March each year, Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day at its regular meeting Monday, February 9. The first day set aside by the city to honor these veterans was celebrated last March and was well received by veterans and citizens alike. The VFW Ladies Auxiliary […]

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Frye withdraws appeal, comes back to council

By   /  February 11, 2015  /  Featured  /  Comments Off

In what was thought to be her final appearance before the Atmore City Council, Mary Frye withdrew her appeal for a business license at a called council meeting Wednesday morning, February 4. In fact, the council voted to deny her future requests to appear before the council to ask for a business license. However, at […]

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Frye withdraws appeal

By   /  February 4, 2015  /  Featured  /  Comments Off

In what may have been her final appearance before the Atmore City Council, Mary Frye withdrew her appeal for a business license at a called council meeting Wednesday morning. Ms. Frye’s business license for The Gathering Place (formerly the Chik-a-Dee Club) has been denied numerous times by the council in actions going back several years. […]

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Council approves rezoning

By   /  January 28, 2015  /  Featured  /  Comments Off

The Atmore City Council approved changes to the zoning of several partials inside the city limits at its regular meeting Monday, January 26. A public hearing was held prior to the meeting to give interested parties a chance to speak on the issue of rezoning 12 parcels from their current general business classification to medium […]

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Council honors EA team

By   /  January 14, 2015  /  Featured  /  Comments Off

The Atmore City Council hosted the Escambia Academy (EA) football team and cheerleaders at its meeting Monday, January 12, to congratulate them on the school’s first AISA state football championship. Coach Hugh Fountain was on hand to introduce the team individually to the council while Headmaster David Walker introduced the cheerleaders. Atmore Mayor Jim Staff […]

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Council holds last 2014 meeting

By   /  December 10, 2014  /  Featured  /  Comments Off

The Atmore City Council held its last meeting of 2014 Monday, December 8, due to the upcoming holidays. The council had an abbreviated agenda for the meeting. Following the invocation and pledge, the council vote to approve the minutes of the November 24 meeting and pay the bills. One item on the agenda, a business […]

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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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Council announces plans

By   /  October 29, 2014  /  News  /  Comments Off

The Atmore City Council announced agenda items at the Monday, October 29 meeting for the next meeting of the city council and encouraged interested parties to attend November 10. “The next council meeting will be held in the auditorium,” Mayor Jim Staff said. “We will be hosting the veterans for a special recognition and the […]

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Council approves events

By   /  September 10, 2014  /  News  /  Comments Off

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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Council approves sidewalk projects

By   /  August 27, 2014  /  Featured  /  Comments Off

The Atmore City Council took the next steps necessary toward the creation of new sidewalks along Highway 21, Forest Hill Drive, Brookwood Road, Lindberg Avenue and Presley Street. The council passed a resolution authorizing Atmore Mayor Jim Staff and city clerk Becca Smith to enter into an agreement with Civil Southeast to begin work on […]

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