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Recognizing our Congressional interns
A Congressional internship is an incredibly rewarding experience that helps young people gain skills and knowledge that will serve them well in whatever career path they choose. I’m pleased my office offers internships to college students and recent graduates from Alabama throughout the year. This year, it was an honor to host eleven interns in my D.C. office and two interns in my Mobile office over the course of the…
Golf tourney raises scholarship funds
Special to Atmore News The University of Alabama Escambia County Alumni is holding the 15th Annual Walter Lewis Golf Tournament Thursday, Sept. 13, at Juniper Creek Golf Course, the former Country Club of Brewton. This event raises money for local scholarship funds, benefitting students in Escambia County, Alabama exclusively. Since 1995, the Walter Lewis Endowed Scholarship Fund has awarded over $75,000 to outstanding area high school seniors to help pave…
Hitting the road
Each August, the House of Representatives typically enters a period of recess known as the August District Work Period. This is time set aside for Members of Congress to travel across their home districts visiting with the people they represent. For me, this is incredibly valuable time that I can spend listening to my constituents and gaining a better understanding of the issues impacting our area. Here is just a…
Dixie Magnolia Chapter formed
By SONDRA MCKINLEY Special to Atmore News Saturday, August 11, 2018 was an exciting day in historic Canoe, Alabama as several ladies stood together at the candlelight charter ceremony for the State of Alabama’s newest chapter of the Order Of Confederate Rose. The Dixie Magnolia Chapter as they will be known, started the chapter with 13 charter members. The Order of Confederate Rose or OCR is a heritage organization comprised…
Smith announces candidacy for House District 66
The following announcement of candidacy was submitted by the candidate. Atmore, Ala – Councilwoman Susan Smith formally has announced she is running for the Alabama House of Representatives District 66 Seat. She made the announcement at a campaign event last night [July12] at the Royal Oaks Bed and Breakfast. “I believe the people of Alabama deserve officials that want the same things they do,” said Councilwoman Smith. “As your representative,…