Toyz for Kidz
LA Bikers: 18 years of playing Santa to local kids By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Although their name might bring up images of cycle-riding California toughs, the members of LA Bikers are anything but. Instead, the group of Lower Alabama motorcyclists has earned the image of a bunch of softies who work year round to make Christmas brighter for families anticipating a dim holiday season. The local motorcycle club…
City firefighters collect, donate hundreds of toys
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Atmore firefighters — aided by costumed characters from movies, comic books and video games — collected more than 600 toys to help make Christmas brighter for local children, as well as the children of Florida families still trying to recover from a devastating hurricane. Atmore Fire Department Capt. Zack Stewart said this year’s toy drive was expanded and divided into two separate projects. The…
Local students get hands-on lesson in volunteerism
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer More than three dozen junior high and high school students from Atmore Christian School — accompanied by a trio of ACS teachers, a local homeschooled student and seven adults — recently got a hands-on lesson in volunteerism. The group traveled to Blountstown, Fla. and spent a day helping with the massive cleanup that is being conducted across the Florida Panhandle in the aftermath of…
Willing Workers class enjoy Christmas lunch
By NANCY KARRICK Special to Atmore News The Willing Workers Sunday School Class at Brooks Memorial Baptist Church held their Christmas lunch on Thursday, December 6, at the home of Linda and Kenneth Dean. Members enjoyed the delicious meal of chicken salad sandwiches in croissants, Quiche Lorraine, congealed salad, and yummy Red Velvet and Italian Cream cakes. Santa also dropped off some miniature cheesecakes, cookies, and chocolates.
Canoe Study Club holds Christmas party
By PHYLLIS SHIPP Special to Atmore News Members of The Canoe Study Club were invited to the beautifully decorated home of Mrs. Rena Graham, on Friday, December 7, 2018, to celebrate the Christmas Season. As club members gathered, hors d’ oeuvres and a selection of drinks were offered during the social time. Everyone enjoyed visiting and sharing holiday plans prior to being invited into the lovely dining room for a…