Atmore News

Sales tax holiday is Feb. 23-25
As severe weather season approaches, Alabama residents will for the seventh year enjoy a three-day period during which participating cities and counties waive sales taxes on items that are directly or indirectly related to riding a storm out or otherwise preparing for weather-related disasters. And, for the seventh straight year, Atmore will not be a part of the special weekend, which will begin at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, February 23,…
Are you the ultimate gamer?
If you think you’re the ultimate gamer, you have a chance to prove it. The Flomaton Lions Club is hosting their first Ultimate Gamer Competition Saturday, March 10, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Flomaton Community Center, 600 McCurdy Street, Flomaton. The competition consists of three rounds: * Round 1 – Street Fighter 5 * Round 2 – Call of Duty Black Ops 3 * Round 3 – Mario…
Gun on campus, student expelled
The Escambia County Board of Education met in special session Monday, February 12, to consider two items. At the recommendation of Superintendent John Knott, a student was expelled from school for a period of up to one year for violation of the Escambia County School System Weapons-Free school policy. The one calendar year period began from the date of the incident, January 30, 20018, through January 30, 2019. Although the…
Community Calendar
VFW Post 7016 and the American Legion Post 90 are taking orders for engraved bricks for placement in the Veterans Memorial Monument in front of Atmore City Hall. Deadline will be February 15, 2018. Call Harold Madison 368-5818 or 294-35156. Leave message if no answer. 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…
Church Calendar
The City Wide prayer at Destiny Worship Center continues each Monday from 6 to 7 p.m.   This prayer is for peace, unity and love to return to our City. Nokomis Baptist Church, 2383 Hwy. 31, Atmore, is conducting a SIX-WEEK ADULT BIBLE STUDY at 10 a.m. every Sunday morning through February 25. The theme is “MADE FOR SOMETHING MORE.’ Following the Bible study, Pastor James Hill will be conducting a…