The Walk continues
Women of Distinction held their annual cancer awareness walk – A Walk to the Park – Saturday, October 14. Opening ceremonies were at Atmore City Hall. The walk ended at Houston Avery Park. Proceeds are used to provide gas cards to assist local cancer patients with travel expenses for treatment. Shown is this year’s group of walkers.  
Eagle Scout
Escambia Academy student William Howell has earned the rank of Eagle Scout. His project, presented Sunday afternoon, October 15, at the school, was the repair and improvement of the elementary playground. Shown at Sunday’s presentation are, from left, Michelle Howell (mother), William Howell, Banks Howell (father), and Andrew Howell (brother). William is a member of Troop 78. Andrew is also an Eagle Scout. His project was a flagpole in EA near…
Mark your calendar
Toyz for Kidz auction The annual LA Bikers Toyz for Kidz auction hosted by PeeWee and Annie Powell will be held Thursday, October 19, at the PWC building, 106 East Avenue. Get together starts at 6, auction at 7. There are tons of items to bid on with the proceeds used to buy Christmas presents for families who might not otherwise have a merry Christmas. Gifts are delivered during the…
Ribs on Ridgeley
Put together some long tables down the middle of a street, serve some ribs by South Alabama Vending and homemade pies by Myrna Monroe and you’ve got the recipe for a fund-raising success. Ribs on Ridgeley is a project of the Pride of Atmore Committee with proceeds going to downtown revitalization. Pride Chairman Bub Gideons said 160 people were served. Although tickets were $40 each, some gave donations on top…
Perdido VFD visits pre-K Class
By GERRI MCDONALD Special to Atmore News Students in Mrs. Jessica White’s pre-K classroom recently enjoyed a visit from the Perdido Fire Department, during Fire Safety Week. Prior to the visit, the children listened to stories about firefighters and fire safety. Fire Chief Webb with the Perdido Fire Department visited the class. He showed them a smoke detector, demonstrated the sound one makes and told them if they ever heard the beeping…