Obituaries for the week of August 23, 2017
Merlene Emmons Forbes Mrs. Merlene Emmons Forbes, age 76, passed away Monday, August 14, 2017 in Atmore, Ala. She was a native of Century, Fla. and has resided in Atmore for the past thirty-one years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dale Forbes and parents, L.D. and Bernice Emmons. Mrs. Forbes is survived by her four sons, Richard (Pam) Moye of Bay Minette, Ala., Randel (Karen) Moye of…
AACCM now assisting food stamp applicants
Atmore Area Christian Care Ministry’s food bank has been providing fresh and frozen food to senior citizens, disabled people and other qualifying individuals for more than 17 years. That ministry has now been expanded. Beginning this week, AACCM will also help those who apply for food stamps by providing the application forms, assisting with filling them out and seeing that the forms get to the right place for approval and…
Gideons to be featured in Top Agent Magazine
Malcolm “Bub” Gideons of PHD Realty will be featured in the Alabama edition of Top Agent Magazine on August 21. Top Agent Magazine is the premier real estate magazine featuring the foremost real estate agents, mortgage professionals, and affiliates in the USA, Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. Top Agent Magazine features the top producing and most accomplished professionals in the real estate industry, offering an in-depth look at their…
VFW Auxiliary announces 22Up Suicide Awareness Program – Form a team and participate
By GAYLE JOHNSON Special to Atmore News The Atmore Memorial VFW Auxiliary to Post 7016 invites the Atmore area to participate in the 22Up Suicide Awareness Program at the Atmore YMCA on Tuesday, September 12, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The 22Up Suicide Awareness Program requires participants to do 22 pushups to promote awareness for veteran suicide prevention along with honoring military service members and veterans. This is a…
Public Health encourages vaccination
August is National Immunization Awareness Month and the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) would like to encourage parents to protect their children by making sure they are up to date on recommended vaccinations. “While parents are going through the process of ensuring their children have the necessary supplies and clothing to go back to school or childcare, they should also check their vaccination schedules and protect them from serious…