Atmore News

Combined band concert set
Escambia County High School Band Director Hayley Cockrell announced that world famous composer Stephen Melillo is coming to Escambia County to work with band students. Melillo has been nominated numerous times for the Pulitzer Prize in music and has won three Telly and Ava awards for his visualized concerts. Cockrell has had the honor of recording for him twice with Troy University’s symphonic band. Students from Escambia County High School,…
3 seats in PCI election
The Poarch Creek Tribal Council election is set for Saturday, June 3. Three seats are on the ballot – Tribal Chairman and two At-Large positions. Incumbents are Stephanie Bryan, Tribal Chair; Arthur Mothershed, At-Large; Garvis Sells, At-Large. Listed below are the  2017 Tribal Council candidates: Tribal Chairman ( 3 candidates) Stephanie Bryan (seeking re-election) Anthony Peebles Eddie Leon Tullis At-Large (14 candidates) Randy Adams Clayton Coon Rodney L. Exum Ed…
Y’s Healthy Kids Day is Saturday
Atmore Area YMCA and more than 1,600 other Y’s across the nation will host their annual Healthy Kids Day on Saturday, April 29. Healthy Kids Day, which is designed to encourage youngsters to stay active and to continue learning during the summer, will be a two-pronged event that includes a 5K walk, run and bike and numerous other activities. Children of all ages may participate in the 5K, which begins…
Hall of Fame induction is Saturday
Five area residents will be inducted into the Atmore Area Hall of Fame this Saturday. The inductees are the late William America, Earl Etheridge, Dr. William T. Hall, Howard Shell, and the late Eddie Staff. The induction ceremony will be held Saturday, April 29, 6 p.m., at The Club. Tickets for the ceremony and the meal are $25 each and may be purchased at Carl’s / The Tot Shop. Please…