Standing up for ICE
The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, commonly known as ICE, is the federal law enforcement agency tasked with enforcing our nation’s border control, customs, trade, and immigration laws. The agency was formed back in 2002 when Congress passed the Homeland Security Act. ICE has over 20,000 employees, including over 400 offices in the United States and additional offices in 46 other countries. ICE is responsible for enforcement and removal…
VFW Auxiliary announces new and unique fundraiser
Special to Atmore News The Atmore Memorial VFW Auxiliary to Post 7016 will host Quickest Quack on the Creek, a rubber duck race, on Saturday, August 25, at Magnolia Branch Wildlife Reserve. Registration begins at 10 a.m., with ‘Quack Off” at 11 a.m. This is a new and exciting venture for the Auxiliary! The Auxiliary has rounded up some very ambitious ducks for the race. These ducks are in search…
‘Stained glass’ project turns STEM into STEAM
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer The project that participants in Atmore Public Library’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) program worked on last week had little to do with science. Neither was it based in technology, engineering or math. So the program playbook was revised just a little. “This is an art project, so we added an ‘A’ today,” said APL Director Hope Lassiter prior to the library’s July…
UB welcomes Walker as AVP, Community Bank Business Lender
Special to Atmore News United Bank’s President and CEO Robert R. Jones, III announced Chris Walker has joined United Bank as Assistant Vice President, Community Bank Business Lender. In his role, Walker will work to build relationships and provide financing solutions to both consumers and businesses. Walker will be the primary point of contact for the Bank’s Community Facilities Lending program. The Community Facilities Lending program is managed by UB…