Woody McCorvey to be inducted into Alabama Sports Hall of Fame
Former University of Alabama receivers coach Woodrow “Woody” McCorvey, who has since 2008 served as associate athletics director for football administration at Clemson University, is one of eight individuals selected for induction into the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame. MCorvey was born in Grove Hill but moved to Atmore with his family at age 5, when his father, Woodrow McCorvey Sr., was hired as principal, teacher and coach at Escambia County…
Jingle Bell Walk postponed until next week
Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce officials released the following statement today (Wednesday, Dec. 4): “As our community mourns the loss of one of our own, Gordon Nichols, the Chamber of Commerce has decided to postpone tomorrow evening’s Jingle Bell Walk out of respect for the family and those wishing to attend services. Jingle Bell Walk has been rescheduled for next Thursday, December 12, from 4pm-7pm. Our thoughts and prayers are…
Meet beautiful Dutchess
Special to Atmore News Everyone please say hello to beautiful Dutchess. She is a 9-year-old spayed domestic long-haired bundle of joy that is declawed on the front and up to date on all vaccinations. When you come meet Dutchess and all of her furry feline friends at the shelter, you will realize that time spent with cats is never wasted. Beautiful Dutchess is available for adoption with a $60 adoption…
Serving the military
By SHERRY DIGMON News Publisher René Bunch has a heart for the military. She’s a veteran and her son is serving in the Army, stationed Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Bunch is part of Military Parents Operation Support, a closed group of military parents around the United States “offering their heart to help Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, Coast Guard and National Guard.” MPOS sends care packagers to those in deployed locations who…
VFW holding fund-raiser
Get a Boston butt, help veterans Veterans of Foreign Wars is selling smoked Boston butts (average 10 lb.) for $40 through December 8. Contact a VFW member for purchase or call Billy Gates at 251-331- 5415. The butts will be smoked by The Butcher’s Market. These Boston butts will make excellent early Christmas presents for families or employees. Pickup will be at the Butcher’s Market December 12-14. Please support the…