Get your boiled peanuts here!
Nothing goes better with college football than fresh, hot boiled peanuts! The Atmore Memorial VFW Auxiliary to Post 7016 always has veterans at heart. They’re always “cookin'” something up to raise money for veterans – and this time they’re cookin’ up some peanuts. Join the local VFW Auxiliary at their annual Peanut Boil Saturday, September 22, from 9 a.m. to noon. Please note the new location – at Atmore Farmers…
Our booming economy
When you turn on the TV or log onto your computer these days, you are bombarded with negative news stories about the latest so-called scandal from Washington. I’ve said it before, but I believe it is so true: we need to tune out the noise from the national news media and look at what is actually happening. The U.S. military is being rebuilt, and our communities are becoming safer. But,…
ECHS offers incentives for good attendance
News Staff Report Administration and faculty at Escambia County High School are offering an incentive to encourage students to attend school which, in turn, gives them a better chance of being successful. Each month, a drawing is held for a prize to go to a male and female student. To qualify for the drawing, students must have perfect attendance for the entire month. The first winners were announced on September…
ECMS students study decision-making with D.A.R.E.
Special to Atmore News Facing unparalleled drug abuse among youth in the 1970s and early 1980s, visionary Los Angeles Police Chief Daryl Gates and the Los Angeles Unified School District in 1983 launched an unprecedented and innovative substance abuse prevention education program – Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) With each passing year, D.A.R.E.’s success was seen in classrooms and homes, leading to rapid growth and expansion. As each decade passed…
National POW/MIA Recognition Day proclaimed in Alabama
Atmore VFW Auxiliary asks residents to observe the day Special to Atmore News The United States’ National POW/MIA Recognition Day is observed across the nation on the third Friday of September each year. Many Americans take the time to remember those who were prisoners of war (POW) and those who are missing in action (MIA), as well as their families. The Atmore Memorial VFW Auxiliary #7016 announces that on June…