Food scores released
The following Escambia County food / lodging establishment ratings were released by the Alabama Department of Public Health for March. Ratings are ranked by score, low to high. FSE = Food Service Establishment McDonald’s, 464 South Blvd., Brewton, 88, FSE Circle K #2721575, 400 Forrest Ave., East Brewton, 88, FSE Acapulco Mexican Restaurant (A), Atmore, 88, FSE George’s Old Time BBQ, Brewton, 89, FSE Pic N Save #773 – Deli,…
Firefighters at work
From left, Atmore Fire Department Lt. Wayne Kelley, Capt. Zack Stewart and Asst. Chief Daniel Love, each of whom has carpentry experience, install rafters for a 150-foot long pole barn being erected at the city maintenance facility on East Ridgely Street. City firemen are often called on to handle or help with projects that fall outside the normal purview of the department, saving the city money and helping fill the…
Atmore gearing up for Alabama Bicentennial
Looking ahead to the state’s bicentennial (ALABAMA 200), a group met Thursday, March 30, to talk about Atmore’s involvement in the three-year celebration. Alabama will officially turn 200 on December 14, 2019, and the state is dedicating three years to special events, projects and initiatives. The three years are designated as follows: 2017 Exploring Our Places 2018 Honoring Our People 2019 Sharing Our Stories The local committee’s first project is…
Community Foundation hosting author Robert Putnam
The Community Foundation of South Alabama is hosting Robert Putnam, author of the New York Times bestseller, Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis, Thursday, April 20, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., in the Alabama School of Math and Science Auditorium, 1255 Dauphin Street, Mobile. This event is free and open to the public, but please register at the Community Foundation website, www.communityfoundationsa.org. The following information is provided by The…
Lenten Lunches scheduled
You may recall that Lenten Lunches were not held last year, but they’re back on schedule this year. Lunches are planned for Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, April 10, 11, and 12, 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., at First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. The schedule is as follows: Monday – The speaker is the Rev. Coleman Wallace; lunch prepared by First United Methodist Church. Tuesday – The speaker is the…