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Local VFW Auxiliary collecting art cards
Thirty-five (35) families, with 85 children ranging from newborn to 18 years old, currently reside at the National Home for Children in Eaton Rapids, Michigan. The Atmore Memorial VFW Auxiliary #7016 is collecting cards to send to the VFW National Home for Children to be used in various arts and crafts projects. The Auxiliary is accepting all types of greeting cards, birthday cards, get well cards, Christmas and other holiday…
VFW Auxiliary holding patriotic art scholarship contest
VFW Auxiliary# 7016 of Atmore announces the kick-off of the VFW Auxiliary’s annual Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest. Local students in grades 9-12 have the opportunity to compete for $21,000 in national scholarships. Students must submit an original piece of artwork on paper or canvas. Water color, pencil, pastel, charcoal, tempera, crayon, acrylic, pen and ink, or oil may be used. Digital art is not accepted. The entry must…
FNB&T receives 5-Star Rating
BauerFinancial, the nation’s premier bank rating firm, has announced that First National Bank & Trust has attained its highest 5-Star superior rating. A 5-Star rating indicates that First National Bank & Trust is one of the strongest banks in the nation. Karen Dorway, president of BauerFinancial, commended FNB&T for maintaining a strong capital position while fulfilling its commitment to solving the financial needs of their community. “Community banks aren’t pushing…
Food scores released
The following Escambia County food / lodging establishment ratings were released by the Alabama Department of Public Health for December. Ratings are ranked by score, low to high. FSE = Food Service Establishment Subway #26660 – Hwy. 113, Brewton , 85, FSE Lil Angels Infants and Toddlers, Atmore, 85, daycare food service Diamond Gasoline Station #7, Hwy. 113, Brewton, 86, FSE Maw Maw’s Country Kitchen, Flomaton, 89, FSE Diamond #23,…
Bible study set at FPC
Do you want to explore the deep mysteries of the tabernacle of the Old Testament and its variety of meanings for your walk with God today? If so, you’re invited to attend the First Presbyterian Church Ladies Winter Bible Study beginning Thursday, January 26, at 9:30 a.m., and ending April 6. Childcare will be provided. Beth Moore’s updated version of A Woman’s Heart, God’s Dwelling Place dramatically illustrates God’s persistent…