Atmore News

Gamma Omega offers grant-in-aid for future teachers
The Gamma Omega Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, whose purpose is to promote professional and personal growth of its members and excellence in education and to lead women educators to impact education nationwide, is pleased to announce the Annie Ruth Whitten Grant-In-Aid for high school senior girls who have chosen to go into the field of education. This grant-in-aid will be at least $150. Interested future teachers should…
RP Star Students
The Rachel Patterson Elementary School Star Students for January 2020 are, from left, first row, Keland Holland, Carmelo Lucas, Tykeria Wiggins, Maison Curry, Brantley Blair, Tia Stamatelos, Trinity Ephraim, Kaydenx Lyons, Kristyn Barron, Xavier Bowens; second row, Tihanna Nickson, A’ryianna Montgomery, Kaylee Brown, Skyler Wallace, Keelan Brown, Malaysia Ollison, Samuel McIntyre, Kennedy Williams; third row, Kiana Watson, Bryant Luker, Kirstin Jackson, TJ Hudson. Not pictured: Layla Williams, Gabriel Zundel, Mallory…
APD’s best
Atmore Police Department Lt. Ken Sessions (center) congratulates, from left, January’s Officer of the Month, Gordon Brooks, and Sergeant of the Month, Thaihee Staples. The monthly recognition honors members of the department for their professionalism and dedication. The awards are for providing outstanding police services to the citizens of Atmore, with the highest order of integrity and dependability and in a manner that exemplifies the goals of the department.
Obituaries, week of February 9,2020
Sara “Tiny” Waters Mrs. Sara “Tiny” Waters, age 66, passed away Wednesday, February 5, 2020 in Atmore, Ala. She was a native of Atmore and had resided in the Century and Flomaton area for most of her life. She was a member of the Gospel Light Temple Church. She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, James Earl Waters; parents, Thomas and Jewell Hanks; daughter, Kim Sims;…