Atmore News

DRA awards $200K for Rivercane access road
Delta Regional Authority announced Thursday, February 23, that the city of Atmore had been awarded a $200,000 grant to help develop the Rivercane Industrial Park, a project that includes the expansion of Huntsville-based Brown Precision to the Atmore area. The DRA grant is in addition to approximately $1.9 million in EDA grant funds the city received in 2016 for the project. The city also received approximately $1.6 million from the…
ACM Pre-K registration under way
Alabama’s nationally recognized First Class Pre-K is now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 school year at A. C. Moore Elementary School. Enrollment is open to all children who will be 4 years old by Sept. 1, 2017. Open registration will be held March 1-31. Applicants must register online. School code 781430 Pre-registration Form in English = http://alpreK.education/A Pre-registration Form in Spanish = http://alpreK.education/B Completed on-line registration plus most recent utility…
BOE approves personnel recommendations
The Escambia County Board of Education approved the following personnel recommendations by Superintendent John Knott at the regular meeting Thursday, February 23. Leave of absence 1. Andrea Salter, teacher, W.S. Neal Middle School, leave of absence, effective January 3, 2017 through February 10, 2017 2. Megan Moye, teacher, W.S. Neal Elementary School, leave of absence, effective ½ day January 17, 2017 3. Cheyanne Wilson, teacher, Rachel Patterson Elementary School, maternity…
Bicentennial Proclamation
WHEREAS, the United States Congress created the Alabama Territory from the eastern half of the Mississippi Territory on March 3, 1817; and, WHEREAS, by 1819, the birth and growth of cities, towns, and communities in the Alabama Territory ensured that the population of the Territory had developed sufficiently to achieve the minimum number of inhabitants required by Congress to qualify for Statehood; and, WHEREAS, the United States Congress and President…
Good food this Saturday
American Legion Post 90 is having a fish fry Saturday, March 4, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Legion Hall, corner of Church and Main. But this is more than a fish fry. They’ll also have a craft fair with local vendors. A catfish plate is $7 with three pieces of fish, beans, Coleslaw, and a hushpuppy. Drinks will be available for $1. Later that day, you can…