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Council welcomes Peebles, Grace

By   /  July 29, 2015  /  Featured  /  Comments Off on Council welcomes Peebles, Grace

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Atmore Mayor Jim Staff announced the individuals chosen to head two departments at the Amore City Council meeting Monday, July 27. “We lost 98 years of experience,” Staff said. “But we are replacing them with 56 years of experience. It is a great thing that we are replacing both [the outgoing department heads] with people […]

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Council enforcing policy on banners

By   /  July 15, 2015  /  News  /  Comments Off on Council enforcing policy on banners

Banners have been common sights around Atmore for years. They are used to announce everything from singings to benefits to registration for various organizations. They are sometimes used as outright advertising for businesses. The City Council has made the following exceptions and clarifications relating to the placement of banners: The following applies ONLY to charitable, […]

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Presentations, promotions, protests – City Council has full agenda

By   /  July 15, 2015  /  Featured  /  Comments Off on Presentations, promotions, protests – City Council has full agenda

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The Atmore City Council had its plate full at its regular meeting Monday, July 13, with a special presentation to the Street Department, the promotion of Chuck Brooks to the position of Atmore police chief and two protests. Members of the Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce were on hand at the meeting to present to […]

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Council removing grass nuisances

By   /  June 24, 2015  /  Featured  /  Comments Off on Council removing grass nuisances

The Atmore City Council approved the removal of grass and weed nuisances at seven properties around the city during its regular meeting Monday, June 22. City Building Inspector and Code Enforcer Chris Black reported to the council that seven of the 27 properties that were sent notices back in May to clean up their property […]

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Council approves stop signs

By   /  May 13, 2015  /  News  /  Comments Off on Council approves stop signs

In what has to be one of the shortest meetings on record, the Atmore City Council approved new stop signs at the intersection of Sowell Street and Perch Street at its regular meeting Monday, May 11. Atmore Mayor Jim Staff explained the reasons for his recommendation to alter what had been a two-way stop into […]

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City plans for new sidewalks

By   /  April 29, 2015  /  Featured  /  Comments Off on City plans for new sidewalks

The Atmore City Council took the next step in the process toward constructing new sidewalks on the south side of town Monday, April 27, voting to hire Civil Southeast LLC to oversee the project at its regular council meeting. Jeremy McMath of Civil Southeast addressed the council before the vote, explaining the process and giving […]

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Council approves zoning change

By   /  March 11, 2015  /  News  /  Comments Off on Council approves zoning change

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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Vietnam veterans to be honored

By   /  February 11, 2015  /  Featured  /  Comments Off on Vietnam veterans to be honored

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 on Frye withdraws appeal, comes back to council

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 on Frye withdraws appeal

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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