Community

Atmore Affiliate Fund established
It won’t happen right away, but if things go as planned, Atmore and Escambia County groups seeking financial grants will have, in the relatively near future, a local “clearing house” from which they can seek supplemental funding for generations to come. Rebecca Byrne, president and chief executive officer of The Community Foundation of South Alabama, made public during last week’s meeting of the Atmore Lions Club that an “affiliate fund”…
ACHIEVE Nursing Scholarship started
By DR. ERICA LITTLE, DNP, RN Special to Atmore News Times are changing and so is healthcare. It is no doubt that everyone has read about medical advancements such as new technology, robotic surgery, and of course all the new medications coming out. The research end of healthcare is upgrading and changing because the needs of our patients are changing and becoming more complex. Nurses need to keep up with…
Area students interview for Southern Pine Youth Tour
On Friday, January 13, 24 local students were chosen to compete for the honor of being a 2017 Southern Pine Youth Tour representative. Students were chosen by faculty members of their respective schools, based on academic achievements and extracurricular achievements. Students selected by their schools to participate in Youth Tour are Acelyn Abdeen, J.F. Shields High School; Cole Baggett, J.U. Blacksher High School; Haley Beard, Excel High School; Kobe Bradley,…
KAP names Citizens of the Year
The Atmore Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. selected Atmore City Councilman Jerome Webster Sr., and former Baldwin County School Board Member James Williams as their 2017 Citizens of the Year. Achievement in every field of human endeavor and giving service to prioritize promoting the welfare of humanity, encouraging our youth to move forward toward excellence in everything they do, accept and deal with life’s challenges with vigor,…
Nokomis VFD annual meeting set
Residents of Nokomis and surrounding communities are invited to attend the annual meeting of the Nokomis Volunteer Fire Department Saturday, January 28, at 10 a.m. at the station located at 163 James Road. This will be an opportunity for residents to offer their input into the community’s fire protection. Of particular interest will be plans to proceed with a new fire station. If you have any questions, please contact Shirley…