Hunting enthusiasts not deterred
It used to be that the only connection between a wheelchair-bound or physically disabled person and the sport of deer hunting was a wish that he or she could be a part of it. Not anymore. Thanks in large part to a couple of Flomaton outdoorsmen who found themselves confined to wheelchairs, male and female hunting enthusiasts from the surrounding area who are in a similar situation can still participate…
Atmore Affiliate Fund established
It won’t happen right away, but if things go as planned, Atmore and Escambia County groups seeking financial grants will have, in the relatively near future, a local “clearing house” from which they can seek supplemental funding for generations to come. Rebecca Byrne, president and chief executive officer of The Community Foundation of South Alabama, made public during last week’s meeting of the Atmore Lions Club that an “affiliate fund”…
ACHIEVE Nursing Scholarship started
By DR. ERICA LITTLE, DNP, RN Special to Atmore News Times are changing and so is healthcare. It is no doubt that everyone has read about medical advancements such as new technology, robotic surgery, and of course all the new medications coming out. The research end of healthcare is upgrading and changing because the needs of our patients are changing and becoming more complex. Nurses need to keep up with…
Area students interview for Southern Pine Youth Tour
On Friday, January 13, 24 local students were chosen to compete for the honor of being a 2017 Southern Pine Youth Tour representative. Students were chosen by faculty members of their respective schools, based on academic achievements and extracurricular achievements. Students selected by their schools to participate in Youth Tour are Acelyn Abdeen, J.F. Shields High School; Cole Baggett, J.U. Blacksher High School; Haley Beard, Excel High School; Kobe Bradley,…
KAP names Citizens of the Year
The Atmore Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. selected Atmore City Councilman Jerome Webster Sr., and former Baldwin County School Board Member James Williams as their 2017 Citizens of the Year. Achievement in every field of human endeavor and giving service to prioritize promoting the welfare of humanity, encouraging our youth to move forward toward excellence in everything they do, accept and deal with life’s challenges with vigor,…