Get a hug – Give a hug
By SHERRY DIGMON News Publisher While you’re at Mayfest Saturday, you may drop by the Destiny Worship Center tent. There you’ll see something unusual – blindfolded people with outstretched arms. Pastor Dr. Bernard and First Lady Felicia Bishop are bringing a new project to Mayfest – Love Like Jesus Loves. “This is an opportunity for us to show love to the community,” Felicia Bishop said. “We’ll have volunteers who will…
A big win for Alabama rural hospitals
A handful of stories in Washington generally gets about 90 percent of the media’s attention. Don’t get me wrong, many of those stories are important, but much of my time in Washington is also focused on getting things done for Alabama that don’t make the front page. This week we got a big win on just one of those many issues. Over the last 10 years, Alabama has seen a…
Celebrity Waiter
This year’s First National Bank & Trust Celebrity Waiter event was especially meaningful to the family of the late Denver Shuttlesworth. Proceeds will benefit Pilots for Christ who transported Denver a number of times while he was being treated for cancer. Team Denver was out in force to support Pilots for Christ. Also, Denver’s mom, Sandy Hollinger, was one of the servers. More information on the Celebrity Waiter event will…
Precious puppy alert!
Special to Atmore News Adorable Bunny is a nine-week-old female lab mix. Bunny has a small foot deformity, but it does not restrict her walking / running or playing in any way. She is up to date on vaccinations and available for adoption with a $100 adoption fee, which includes spay. Please make plans to come meet Bunny Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at Atmore /…
VFW Auxiliary presents awards for Young American Patriotic Art
Special to Atmore News The Atmore VFW Auxiliary to Post 7016 hosted its annual Young American Patriotic Art Awards dinner at David’s Catfish in Atmore on Saturday, April 20. Madelyn Crane, a senior at T.R. Miller High School in Brewton, was recognized for placing first in the annual scholarship contest. She received $200 from the Auxiliary; her artwork has been forwarded for judging at the State level. Mariah Moore, a…