Atmore News

Obituaries for week of April 21, 2019
Maggie Pearl Caraway Ms. Maggie Pearl Caraway, age 15, passed away Monday, April 15, 2019. She was an honor student at Escambia Academy and was elected Freshman Maid in the 2018 Homecoming celebration at school, an honor that brought her great joy. She was born prematurely weighing only 1 lb. and 11 oz. She was a fighter from the very beginning, a characteristic that endeared her to all those around…
In appreciation
Atmore’s American Legion Post 90 Commander Billy Elder, at left, presents a Certificate of Appreciation and a 100-year coin from the American Legion Department of Alabama to Mayor Jim Staff during the local Legion Post’s March 11 meeting. Staff, along with Kevin McKinley and Paul Chason, were recognized for serving as judges during the recent American Legion Oratorical Contest.
New arrivals at the library
Check out the new arrivals at Atmore Public Library. Patrons rate new arrivals Several patrons are sharing their opinions of new books they’ve read. Five stars is the top rating. Linda Williams: What Doesn’t Kill Her by Christiana Dodd 5 stars Patricia O’Farrell: Silent Night by Danielle Steel 5 stars Linda Williams: Wolf Pack by C.J. Box 4 stars Alice Hunter: The Boy by Tami Hoag 4 stars Debra Swartzendruber:…
Escambia County Republican Party welcomes Wiggins
Special to Atmore News The Escambia County Republican Executive Committee recently welcomed a former Democrat elected official to the ALGOP: County Commissioner Raymond Wiggins. Escambia County GOP Chairman Jackie Gay made the following statement regarding Wiggins: “We look forward to working with Mr. Raymond Wiggins as we continue to advance conservative policies and principles. Mr. Wiggins is a man of integrity who displays professionalism in his office and is actively…
Gamma Omega celebrates Founders’ Day
Special to Atmore News The last meeting of the 2018-2019 school year of Gamma Omega Chapter of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International was held Thursday night, April 11, at First Presbyterian Church. Following a buffet supper, members had cake and wished the chapter a happy 39th birthday. Chapter President Nancy Karrick began the Founders’ Day program by giving a history of the chapter which was actually formed in 1934…