Patriotism shines at First Assembly
By SHERRY DIGMON News Staff Writer Atmore First Assembly of God’s annual Celebration of Freedom is indeed that – a celebration of “We the People,” patriotism, Old Glory, our flag, and the men and women who have fought to maintain America’s freedom. The service is always held the Sunday before July Fourth. This year the date was Sunday, July 1. Celebration of Freedom featured several patriotic songs by the choir…
Stallworth honored
News Staff Report The Alabama State Missionary Baptist Convention Southwest District Women’s Auxiliary Eighth Annual Fellowship Banquet was held in Atmore June 25. The banquet benefited Selma University. It was only fitting that an Atmore resident who is a Selma University graduate was included in the printed program and honored. She is also a member of the host church – Greater Mt. Triumph Missionary Baptist Church. The honoree is Sis.…
Poster contest winners announced
News Staff Report The Atmore Memorial VFW Auxiliary to Post 7016 Second Annual Summer Patriotic Art Poster Contest ended Monday morning, July 2, with the announcement of the winners at Atmore City Hall. The winner in the 4-6 category was Jon Taylor III, age 5. The winner in the 10-12 category was Katelyn Carnley. In the 10-12 category, Eli Thompson took second place and Christopher Thompson third place. Awards were…
Habitat: Turning shoes into homes
Special to Atmore News If you ever wondered about turning shoes into safe homes, Escambia County Habitat for Humanity is working to make that happen. “We are collecting gently-used shoes to help raise funds needed for critical repairs and construction projects of our organization,” ECHFH Executive Director Lisa Tindell said. “We need as many shoes as possible to make this drive a success and to raise desperately needed funds.” Tindell…
Readers receive awards
By SHERRY DIGMON News Staff Writer One of the highlights of summer for dozen of youngsters – and parents and grandparents – came to an end last Friday with the close of the summer reading program at the Atmore Public Library. Every Friday in June, the library hosted a special guest for the kids, but it is a summer reading program, and the library staff encouraged reading from the first…