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Giving a kidney
Sonya Thomas is the big sister. She’s supposed to take care of her younger sister, Nelda Dukes. At least, that’s how Sonya feels. But things are a little upside down right now. It’s Nelda who’s taking care of Sonya – by giving her a kidney. Sonya was diagnosed with kidney disease in 2006. A second diagnosis followed in 2011 – kidney failure. Following a series of testing in 2016, Sonya…
Daniel reunion planned
The annual family reunion of the descendants of Thomas Jefferson Daniel and Christiana Stabler Daniel will be held on April 22, 2017, at the shed of Mr. and Mrs. Roger and Hazel Metts, 405 James Brooks Rd, Atmore. The reunion begins at 10 a.m. Paper products and ice will be furnished. Please bring a dish for a pot luck luncheon and drinks to be served at noon. Also, if you have lawn…
YLA tours Austal USA, Alabama State Port Authority
By KEYAIRA WILSON Special to Atmore News On March 13, 2017, Youth Leadership Atmore held its Business and Industry session. The group visited Austal USA and the Alabama State Port Authority in Mobile, Alabama. The day began at Austal USA where the students were given a presentation regarding the numerous career opportunities available with Austal USA as well as an overview of the ships the company builds for the US…
Crafty scammers target tax filers
Scammers are using new cons this tax season to trick filers into revealing personal and financial information. To protect yourself, the CyberSafe at United States Postal Service team encourages you to watch out for: • Phishing emails and calls. Scammers often impersonate IRS agents by phone or email to obtain your Social Security number or bank information, or to demand tax payments. Be suspicious of official-looking emails with IRS logos.…
Hollinger chosen for UA Leadership Academy
Lexie Hollinger was named as an Escambia Academy University of Alabama Capstone Leadership Academy nominee. Having a student tapped for this honor is a first in EA history. She was chosen by her teachers due to her leadership abilities and interest in volunteer service. She was asked to submit an application and essay to the University of Alabama selection committee last fall in hopes of being selected to attend this impressive…