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The Rotary Academic All Star Program
Students received recognition letter, certificate, senior medallion, and the printed program. By CINDY LEE Special to Atmore News The Academic All Star Program was begun in 1985 by the Atmore Rotary Club to recognize students who obtained academic achievement in high school by maintaining all A’s and B’s. The closing of this academic year is not what anyone expected when the school year began. Alterations were required for the Academic…
The absent Congress
Bradley Bryne U.S. Congressman Last Friday the House of Representatives took a truly unprecedented step. The Democrat majority voted to change our rules and allow members to vote online in committee action on bills, and to vote by proxy on passage of bills and resolutions. That’s right, members of Congress can now vote from the comfort of our homes and not set a foot in Washington. We no longer have…
Houck seeks council seat
Houck Note: The following announcement was submitted by the candidate. Today I am announcing my intention to become the next City Council member representing the citizens of District 4. I was born in Atmore, grew up around the country and the world. My father was career Army. My family roots run deep in the Atmore/Bratt area, back several generations. I graduated from ECHS in 1969, voted “Most School Spirit” that…
Lassiter seeks council seat
Lassiter Note: The following announcement was submitted by the candidate. Shawn Lassiter announced his candidacy for the District 4 seat of the Atmore City Council on Monday. I am the son of the late Billy and Faye Lassiter, and have lived in Atmore for 49 years. Thirty of those years has been in District 4. I have been married to Hope for 24 years, and we have two children, Natalie…
Opening economy now, not later, best for Americans
Bradley Bryne U.S. Congressman Last week Governor Ivey issued orders allowing Alabama’s restaurants, hair salons, barbers, and other personal service businesses to reopen Monday under social distancing guidelines. This is an important step towards safely reopening our state’s economy and ending extreme measures put in place to flatten the curve and limit the spread of the virus. While Alabama – and our district – continue to see cases and sadly…