Getting results for locally owned businesses
By Congressman Bradley Byrne When I ran for Congress, I made clear that I wanted to be a workhorse, not a show horse. That means my focus has been on actually getting results instead of just talking about problems. We were able to get a big result last week when the House passed my bill, the Save Local Business Act. The legislation came about after I heard concerns from multiple…
Toys for Tots sign-ups under way
As Christmas approaches, families in need may apply for assistance from Toys for Tots, the annual holiday gift-giving program sponsored by the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve. Sign-ups are currently under way at Destiny Worship Center, 50 W. Sunset Drive. Those who would like to apply for participation in the program may do so at the church each Tuesday, from 5 to 7 p.m., through December 12. Applications will also be…
Survey to ID needs
By JENNIFER BLANTON Special to Atmore News The YMCA is conducting a survey for the after-school program to assess the needs of our community. Our desire is to continue to serve and assist in the development of our youth and our community. Please take a moment to complete this one-minute, five-question survey to help us help you. You may complete this survey online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/979KS5S or you may contact Jennifer…
Living history added to Canoe event
While the Canoe Community Homecoming, hosted by Canoe Civic Club, was already set to be an event-filled day, even more has been added. According to Kevin McKinley, one of the organizers, about 20 reenactors plan to conduct a living history at the event this weekend. They will set up a War Between the States camp along Hill Street in Canoe on the night of Friday, November 17, and will be…