Obituaries for week of July 24, 2019
Amanda Kay Townson Ms. Amanda Kay Townson, age 46, passed away Sunday, July 14, 2019 in Foley, Ala.  She was a native of Houston, Texas, former resident of Bratt, Fla. where she lived most of her life and had resided in Summerdale, Ala. for the past two years. She was of the Baptist Faith. She was preceded in death by her parents, Dalton and Ester Garrett. Ms. Townson is survived…
Mama Mia needs a home
Mama Mia is a 3-year-old, 38-pound shepherd mix. She is the sweetest girl who is also very loyal and protective of her people. Because of this, Mama Mia would do best as the only dog in the household. Mama Mia is heartworm negative, up to date on vaccinations and available for adoption with a $100 adoption fee, which includes spay. Please make plans to come meet Mama Mia Monday through…
Canoe Market Days
The rain – and forecast for more – put a damper on Canoe Market Days last Saturday. Anticipating a low turnout, all but one vendor cancelled. However, organizers had taken orders for smoked chicken plates – almost 80 plates, in fact – and that part of the day went on without a hitch. Shown, taking a break are Kevin McKinley, front left, and his dad, O’Neal McKinley, front right, Susan…
ASMS, PCI partner for summer STEM program
By PIA GORME Special to Atmore News For six weeks this summer, five Alabama School of Mathematics and Science (ASMS) instructors (one each for pre-kindergarten-second graders, third-sixth graders, and seventh-tenth graders) taught hands-on STEM activities at the Poarch Creek Community Center in collaboration with the PCI Education Department. These activities, based in biology, were complementary with the PCI summer reading program “Take a Hike into Reading,” were tailored to each…
Southern Pine’s Youth Tour in D.C.
Special to Atmore News The Washington D.C. National Rural Electric Youth Tour, sponsored by local electric cooperatives, the Alabama Rural Electric Association and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, is part of a grassroots program to educate high school juniors on the electric cooperative program and the cooperative ideas for which it stands. In June, approximately 59 students from Alabama traveled to Washington D.C., joining more than 1,800 students from…