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Escambia Academy notice
School is CANCELLED for tomorrow, Jan. 17, due to the severe winter weather predicted for tonight and tomorrow. The plans are at this time for school to resume on Thursday, Jan. 18. Due to the severe cold weather that is forecast for the rest of the week, EA will continue to have a relaxed dress code when school resumes. Please dress students for warmth.
Public schools closed Wednesday
Escambia County Superintendent of Education released the following: All Escambia County Public Schools (Alabama) will be closed Wednesday, January 17, 2018, due to a severe winter weather advisory.  A decision will be made tomorrow about school for Thursday. Please monitor your local media and our web-site and face book post for updates.  Please stay safe during this severe weather.  Thank you for your patience.
American Legion Junior Auxiliary on a mission
By MARY STANLEY Special to Atmore News On December 22, American Legion Post 90 Junior Auxiliary made their annual trip to Ronald McDonald House and U.S.A. Women and Children’s Hospital to deliver what this group had collected as their community service projects. This group collects drink tabs which Ronald McDonald House uses to assist in funding for relatives to stay at McDonald House while children are confined to the hospital…
PCRC helps out at Christmas
Progressive Civic and Recreational Club distributed turkeys to families in the Atmore community for Christmas. The club was assisted by donations. PCRC is a non-profit organization. Officers are Herbert Payne, President; Robert White, President Elect; Barbara Poole Harris, Secretary; Alfred Johnson, Treasurer; Fannie Rivers, Chaplain; Frank Jones, Parliamentarian; Robin Kidd, Historian; Board members are Delois Gandy, Cornell Torrence, Annie Poole, Ruby White, Geraldine Jefferson. Members are Daniel Lyles, Mildred Poindexter,…