15 vie for DYW title
The Distinguished Young Women program will be held Saturday, July 29, 7 p.m., in the Woodfin Patterson Auditorium, Coastal Alabama Community College, Brewton. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased from a participant or at the door. Vying for the title are, in alphabetical order, Lakeshia Betts, Jashira Dees, Tori Knapp, Alexandra Lambeth, Cassidy Murphy, Ora Nelson, Grace O’Bannon, Alyssa Oglesbee, Erin Salter, Victoria Sawyer, Jakyra Spears, Ta’Zure Thomas, Stephanie…
YMCA’s Ugly Truck Contest – ‘White Trash Millionaire’ again takes top honors
Jeriemie Bryars doesn’t make any bones about the fact that most people consider his graffiti-covered 1974 Chevrolet pickup one of the area’s ugliest vehicles. In fact, he likes for people to think that, especially judges. The judges for Atmore Area YMCA’s second annual Ugly Truck Contest had little problem last Saturday (July 22) in forming that same opinion. The panel chose Bryars’s tricked-out “White Trash Millionaire” as the winner of…
Council accepts sewer rehab bid for ‘fish streets’
Atmore City Council members gave unanimous approval during their Monday (July 24) meeting to a bid for renovation and replacement where necessary of the sewer system that runs beneath three city streets. The 5-0 vote, on the meeting’s only agenda item, came after Paul Darnell of Southern Engineering Solutions said the firm recommended awarding the bid to Mississippi-based Suncoast Infrastructure Inc., which submitted the lowest among four bids opened by…
Habitat needs Atmore volunteers this week
The Escambia County Habitat for Humanity is looking for a few – or several – volunteers to help with work set to begin this week on its first Atmore home since 2013. “We have had some set-backs in getting started with this project, but I believe we’re on our way to getting on track,” said Lisa Tindell, executive director for ECHFH. “In order to get things going, we are in…