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Atmore VFW Auxiliary is sponsoring a Summer Patriotic Poster Contest. Pick up poster paper with rules at Atmore News, 128 S. Main, during regular hours from June 14-July 12, 2017. One entry per individual. Contact atmorevfwaux@gmail.com or (251) 359-0768 for more information. American Legion Junior Auxiliary is sponsoring a contest “Guess How Much Money This Bottle is Holding”. $1.00 PER GUESS and Prize is a $50 gift card. Bottle and…
CSX rebuts SRC member’s allegations
Editor’s note: The following statement was issued June 19 on behalf of CSX Transportation by Assistant Vice President for Media & Communications Rob Doolittle. “A recent story in the Atmore News (“Amtrak Returning: Not So Fast”) wrongly blames the challenges of starting new passenger rail service along the Gulf Coast to new management at CSX. “The truth is that, according to a study that the Federal Railroad Administration co-sponsored in…
OWA state’s largest job creator – Second-largest investment in 2016
The Alabama Department of Commerce’s 2016 New and Expanding Industry Announcements, released in May, cites OWA as the leading job creator for the state of Alabama. The project is on track to create 620 new jobs this year alone. The report also recognizes OWA’s $361 million investment as the second-largest in the state. “The Poarch Band of Creek Indians is so proud that our business endeavor OWA is making such…
Church Calendar
Robinsonville Baptist Church will continue VBS through Friday, June 23 from 6 until 8:30 p.m. nightly. The theme is Galactic Starveyors. Ages kindergarten through 6th grade. Gaines Chapel A.M.E. Church will host its VBS — Glow For Jesus — June 19-23 Children classes are from 8:45 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Adult classes will begin daily at 10 a.m. Breakfast, snack and lunch will be served daily. For more information, visit…