‘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…
Early Christmas celebration morphs into memorial
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer An early Christmas celebration planned for a Baldwin County car enthusiast with terminal cancer turned into a memorial celebration on Saturday, July 21, when the scheduled guest of honor — Ewing Darrell “Bubba” Ardis of Lottie — died peacefully in his sleep just hours before the event was scheduled to start. Ardis didn’t get to see the rat-rod infused car show that was held,…
Council approves liquor license
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Atmore City Council members quickly took care of a one-item agenda Monday (July 23), giving unanimous approval to a liquor license request filed by the owners of a local convenience store. Council members approved the license request from Fast Lane, located on Jack Springs Road in the Freemanville community but on the fringe of Atmore’s police jurisdiction. “They’ve already got a license for beer…
Plenty to do
July 28 a busy day By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Anyone in and around Atmore who feels that there is little or nothing to do on weekends won’t be able to make that claim this Saturday. A busy July 28 local calendar includes an annual back-to-school festival, the debut of a faith-based gathering and a scholarship pageant for young women. On top of all that, there’s a fundraising bake…