Woods, Roley to marry
Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy D. Woods of Atmore are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Allison Victoria Woods of Atmore, to Tyler DeWayne Roley of Atmore. The bride elect’s maternal grandparents are Ida Mary McLaurin Black of Jay Florida, formerly of Franklin, Alabama, and the late James O. “Bud” Black. Miss Woods’ paternal grandparents are Raymond V. Woods of Uriah, Alabama, and the late Mary…
Sweet Tess
Beautiful, sweet Tess is looking for her forever home. You’d never know by watching her run around and play that she is missing part of her front leg. The folks at the animal shelter don’t know what happened to her leg, but they do know it doesn’t slow her down at all. She loves to play and she loves to cuddle. If you’re looking for a special kitty to keep…
UB announces winners in photo contest
Special to Atmore News United Bank President and CEO Robert R. Jones, III recently honored Community Photo Contest finalists at a reception held at the main branch in Atmore. The winners were announced and prizes awarded at the celebration. “Photography is the art of observation,” Jones said. “Each photo has a story and exposes us to special places and an instant in time. These artists put their stories not into…
NDSS to feature Wesley Dean in Time Square video
Special to Atmore News A man with local connections will have his picture in lights in the Big Apple later this month. Wesley Dean from Mobile will be featured on the big screen in the heart of New York City as part of the national Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) annual Times Square Video presentation on September 14. The presentation kicks off Down Syndrome Awareness month on the morning of the…
Ava Penner wins logo contest
Special to Atmore News Ava Penner, eighth grader at Escambia County Middle School, submitted a logo for the upcoming Alabama Association for Gifted Child (AAGC) Conference to be held in Birmingham in mid-October. Ava’s logo was chosen out of the hundreds of submissions received. Her logo will now be printed on conference t-shirts, pens, pencils, bags, and notepads. “We are so proud to have one of our student’s logo printed…