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Wawbeek VFD gets boost from Gulf Coast RC&D
Wawbeek Fire Department and Gulf Coast Resource Conservation & Development (RC&D) Council, State Senator Greg Albritton and State Representative Alan Baker recently announced a $5,800 grant from Gulf Coast RC&D to the Wawbeek Fire Department. The fire department received funds to upgrade equipment and better serve the community. The funds were used to purchase updated equipment for the departments vehicles. “The wench and toolboxes purchased with this grant will better…
Christmas cheer at Perdido E/M School
By GERRI MCDONALD Special to Atmore News  Christmas is just around the corner, and Perdido School held their annual Christmas in Perdido event Saturday, December 2. Vendors showcased everything from homemade cinnamon rolls and Christmas decorations to vinyl decals, jewelry, and much more. Also, school librarian Trachy Miller was holding a book fair in the library. While parents enjoyed the shopping, children were treated to Breakfast with Santa. They enjoyed a…
Harris attends dinner, reunion in NY
Barbara Poole Harris of Atmore attended a special Thanksgiving dinner this year. Actually, it was a dinner and a reunion of the Haigler, Poole, Crenshaw families held in Jamaica, New York. The dinner was hosted by James and Irene Poole Haigler. By the way, Irene Poole Haigler founded the event and announced it would now be an annual event. Those attending were James Haigler, Irene Poole Haigler, Jewel Poole, Ann…
MCC 5K – dashing into Christmas
It was like Christmas on a mad dash Saturday morning, December 2, as McCullough Christian Center sponsored their first Jingle Bell 5K Run/Walk. Runners turned out – but not in usual running gear. There was an elf, a runner in a green tutu, lots of Santa hats, jingle bells, and, well, you get the idea. Forty-four runners participated. Below are results. Men’s Division Overall 1st Place: Don Metzler 2nd Place: Dusty…