Atmore News

Atmore Memorial Day observance cancelled
Billy Gates, commander of Atmore’s Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7016, announced early this morning (Monday, May 29) that the Memorial Day observance planned for today has been canceled due to the threat of bad weather. “Due to the weather I have decided to cancel all program activities today,” Gates said in an email to all program participants. “Everyone stay home, stay safe and stay well.” Gates said the cancellation…
Obituaries for the week of May 31, 2017
Margaret Ann Mayo Bryan Mrs. Margaret Ann Mayo Bryan, age 87, passed away Tuesday, May 23, 2017 in Jay, Fla. She was a native of Century, Fla. and has resided in Poplar Dell, Fla. for the past sixty-eight years. She was a member of the Poplar Dell Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her a son, Fred Bryan. Mrs. Bryan is survived by her husband of sixty-eight years,…
Obituaries for the week of May 24, 2017
Crystal Fillingim Criswell Mrs. Crystal Fillingim Criswell, age 38, passed away Saturday, May 13, 2017 in Pensacola, Fla. She was born in Flomaton, Ala., former resident of Jay, Fla., where she graduated from high school. She has been a resident of the McDavid and Walnut Hill, Fla. for the past 19 years. She was a member of the Bratt Assembly of God Church where she taught children bible study. She…
Community Calendar
The ECHS Class of ’83 is planning a 35th Year Reunion for May 10-13, 2018 with a Fantasy Cruise from Mobile. For more information call Pam Lambert at 251-321-5121, Valerie M. Jones at 205-36-9518 or see ECHS Class of ’83 facebook. The Canoe Civic Center is available for hosting birthday parties, showers, family reunions and yard sales. Interested parties should contact Canoe Civic Club President Kevin McKinley at 251 446-3495.…
Church Calendar
NOKOMIS BAPTIST CHURCH, 2383 Hwy. 31, Atmore, is presenting a Six week Bible Study series, entitled “LIVING THE CHRISTIAN LIFE,” through May 28 at 10 a.m. every Sunday morning.  Come and study the Word of God with us.  A traditional Worship Service follows under direction of Pastor James Hill.  Classes are available for all ages. Gaines Chapel A.M.E Church will observe Annual Women’s Day Sunday, May 28 at 11 a.m.…