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 Happy Kitchen, Brewton, 90, FSE Gather, Atmore, 90, FSE Norwood BP #2, Sidney E. Manning Blvd., Flomaton, 91, limited food Circle K #272157, Hwy. 113, Brewton, 91, limited food Pic N Save #773 – Deli, Brewton, 92,…
Sunday alcohol sales catching on in city
Although many people still don’t realize it, Atmore residents and visitors no longer have to cross the state line or drive to another city to buy beer or wine on Sunday. The Atmore City Council passed in January a resolution that removed the “blue law” restrictions on Sunday sales of packaged alcoholic beverages. Such sales were previously prohibited between 2 a.m. Sunday and 12:01 a.m. Monday, but may now be…
From parts to finished product – MT team sees ‘their’ jet up close
It was a special day at the Atmore Airport, Wednesday, April 4. On hand were over 30 representatives from Muskogee Technology, Poarch Creek Tribal Council and Creek Indian Enterprises’ Board of Directors to greet the 2017 Honda Jet as it made its approach. Julian MacQueen, CEO of Innisfree Hotels, brought a 2017 Honda Jet to Atmore to give the Muskogee Technology Composites Team an opportunity to see the plane. This…
Festival showcases culture and history
Poarch Band of Creek Indians hosted its sixth annual Southeastern Indian Festival, showcasing Native American culture and history, April 4-6, at the PowWow grounds. Several hours on each of the three-day event were reserved for students with time for the public on two of the days. Shown, Pia Gorme, far left, joins in a traditional Native American dance. News photo by Ditto Gorme
Perdido E/M students enjoy educational day at Poarch
By GERRI MCDONALD Special to Atmore News Students in second grade through eighth grade from Perdido Elementary/Middle School enjoyed their day at Poarch Friday, April 6, learning about the culture of our Native Americans. One of the favorite events was listening to a Cherokee “storyteller” from Oklahoma, who shared the legend of the five friends who ultimately formed the Big Dipper and our Pine Trees. The lesson of the story was…