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Obituaries for the week of January 20,2019
Teresa (Terri) Kay Robinson Ms. Teresa (Terri) Kay Robinson, age 63, of Atmore, Ala., passed away Monday, January 14, 2019 in Pensacola, Fla.  She was born in Atmore to the late Edward Straughn “Babe” and Catherine Roberts Robinson.  She was a graduate of Escambia Academy, the University of South Alabama, Mobile, Ala. and a faithful member of the First Baptist Church of Canoe.  She worked many years in retail with…
Byrne accepting summer internship applications
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL) is currently seeking applications for summer interns in both his Washington, D.C. and Mobile offices. Applicants should be current college students or recent graduates. The application can be found online at Byrne.House.Gov/Internships, and the deadline to apply is February 1, 2019. Internships are available in both the Congressman’s Washington, D.C. and Mobile offices. “It is an honor to once again provide summer internships…
Pandas for Pets latest project
News Staff Report Rachel Patterson Elementary School was awarded a grant and recognized as an Alabama Bicentennial School. In an effort to help bring awareness to the dogs and cats in the care of the Atmore/PCI Animal Shelter, the RPES Bicentennial Committee and students are hosting various fundraising events and donation drives throughout the school year. The following is an excerpt from a letter sent to parents by the committee:…
Postal rates going up
A few rates decreasing News Staff Report The United States Postal Service filed notice with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) in October 2018 of price changes to take effect January 27, 2019. The proposed prices, approved by the Governors of the Postal Service, would raise Mailing Services product prices approximately 2.5 percent. Shipping Services price increases vary by product. The new prices will include a 5-cent increase in the price…
Bicentennial Committee attends training session
Special to Atmore News Members of the Escambia County 200 Alabama Bicentennial joined other committees from 15 counties in the state Jan. 10 for a Making Alabama a Bicentennial Travel Exhibit training session at the Old Depot Museum in Selma. The Alabama Humanities Foundation sponsored the session, which included each committee getting a feel of how to assemble the traveling exhibit. The AHF supports public programming that promotes the understanding…