Obituaries for the week of October 7,2018
Viola Elizabeth Lambert Conn Ms. Viola Elizabeth Lambert Conn, age 74, of Atmore, Ala., passed away Monday, October 1, 2018 in Mobile, Ala. She was a manager for Diamond Oil. She was born to the late Angus and Emma Presley Lambert. She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Jeff Whisenant; brother, Douglas Lambert and sisters: Gaynell Vaughn and Helen Burkett. Ms. Conn is survived by two sons, Brandon…
ASMS recruiting academically talented students
Informational meeting to be held in Atmore Special to Atmore News MOBILE, ALABAMA – The Alabama School of Mathematics and Science is currently seeking applications for the 2019-20 school year. ASMS is the state’s only fully public and residential high school for sophomores, juniors, and seniors seeking advanced studies in math, science, and the humanities. Area residents have the opportunity to find out more about the school at an informational…
Toyz for Kidz auction coming up
By SHERRY DIGMON News Staff Writer The LA Bikers Toyz for Kidz Auction is set for Thursday, Oct. 18, 6 p.m., PWC Building, 106 East Avenue, Atmore. PeeWee Powell and company have been making items for months, and you’ll have the opportunity to bid on quality handcrafted items at the auction, including shelves, chairs, swings, gazebos, grill tables, hutches and more. There’s kid-sized stuff too. Barbecue sandwiches and hot dogs…
SAIL Center’s new senior-accessible facilities ‘first-class’
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer The construction of new restrooms at Atmore’s SAIL Center might not seem like a big deal to most people. But to the patrons and staff of the local senior facility, the new facilities are like an early Christmas. “We’ve got completely new bathrooms,” said SAIL Center Manager Charlotte Purvis during the October 1 open house to formally unveil the restrooms and celebrate their construction.…
Food scores released
The following Escambia County food / lodging establishment ratings were released by the Alabama Department of Public Health for August. Ratings are ranked by score, low to high. FSE = Food Service Establishment Little Caesars, Atmore, 87, FSE Alabama Wing House, Atmore, 89, FSE Burger Shack, Brewton, 89, FSE Magnolia Super Foods, East Brewton, 90, retail food store Waffle House #1969, Atmore, 90, FSE Magnolia Super Foods – Deli, East…