Atmore News

Bethel UMC hosting Tifft in concert
Creative Soul recording artist George Tifft will be in Atmore for a special concert Saturday, April 22, 6 p.m., at Bethel United Methodist Church. Embarking on what has been dubbed the “Do Good Tour” in June of 2015, George and his wife Cindy have been touring the United States continuously since. They have traveled over 24,000 miles and will have performed over two hundred concerts before their arrival at Atmore.…
Easter events set
Easter in the Park The Chamber of Commerce 9th Annual Easter in the Park will be held Saturday, April 15, in Heritage Park on the corner of Main and Craig streets. The Easter Bunny will arrive at 9:30 am. and the fun continues until 11:30 a.m. There will be plenty of activities for the kids, including Easter arts and crafts and Easter games. They can take a ride on the…
Support pours in for new governor
Supernumerary District Attorney Ellen Brooks announced Monday, April 10, that Governor Robert Bentley pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor charges: failing to file a major contribution report, in violation of Code of Alabama §17-5-8.1(c); and knowingly converting campaign contributions to personal use, in violation of Code of Alabama §36-25-6. He resigned from office. A short time later, Alabama Acting Supreme Court Chief Justice Lyn Stuart administered the oath to Lt. Gov. Kay…
Staff named to Hall of Fame
Five area residents will be inducted into the Atmore Area Hall of Fame later this month. Billy Conn Madison, chairman of the Hall of Fame Committee, released the names of this year’s inductees: William America, Earl Etheridge, Dr. William T. Hall, Howard Shell, and 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.…
RP kindergarten registration
Kindergarten registration for the 2017-2018 school year will be held Thursday, April 20, at Rachel Patterson Elementary School. Registration will be held from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., and noon to 1:30 p.m. Students must be five years of age on or before September 1, 2017. Please bring the following items with you to registration: *2 proofs of residency (ex. driver’s license with matching address for student, utility bill, mail,…