From Atmore to the world
More than 5,000 Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes collected News Staff Report The 2018 Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child final collection was held Monday at Grace Fellowship. Boxes from Goodway, Brewton, Monroeville and Evergreen were brought to Grace to be combined with Atmore boxes for a total of 5,361 shoe boxes from the entire area. Boxes were placed in large boxes, loaded and sent on their way to Atlanta for processing…
City honors veterans
News Staff Report City offices were closed Monday, November 12, in observance of Veterans Day. The city council workshop and meeting were rescheduled for Tuesday afternoon, and the annual Veterans Day program was held following the council meeting. Jonathan Gibbs, Dallon Rackard, Charlie Henley and Cody Thomas, members of Boy Scout Troop 26, posted the colors, followed by Megan Young and Sandy Hollinger singing the National Anthem. VFW Post 7016…
Canoe Study Club meets
Special to Atmore News The Canoe Study Club met on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at the Atmore Public Library. Chief Deputy Mike Lambert from the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office was the guest speaker for the meeting. Phyllis Shipp served as hostess. Deputy Lambert provided an interesting and informative power point presentation called, “Run, Hide, Fight.” The information concerned what one should do in the event of an active shooter situation…
WCA announces dates for annual display of Christmas lights
Special to Atmore News Wind Creek Atmore (WCA) announces that this year’s Christmas lights are set to be turned on November 23 at dusk. You’re invited to bring the family early for hot cocoa and a complimentary picture with Santa and his elf from 2 p.m. until dusk at the WCA Amphitheater. Featured for the first time this year are lights and decorations from Jubilee Décor. Be prepared for a…
Hughston appointed CACC interim president
Special to Atmore News On Tuesday, Nov. 13, Chancellor Jimmy H. Baker announced the appointment of Patty Hughston as Interim President of Coastal Alabama Community College. Hughston is a career educator with more than 30 years of experience in K-12 and higher education as an instructor, counselor and administrator. Most recently, she served as vice president of Instruction and Workforce Development at Coastal Alabama Community College. “For the last 10…