Community

Plant a tree! ADF offers 10 free flowering trees
Residents in this area may receive 10 free flowering trees by joining the Arbor Day Foundation any time during January 2017. By becoming a part of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation, new members will receive two Sargent crabapples, three American redbuds, two Washington hawthorns, and three white flowering dogwoods. “These beautiful trees will beautify your home with lovely flowers of pink, yellow and white colors,” said Matt Harris, chief executive of…
UB, PHD hosting credit education workshop – Learn more about credit, mortgage financing
United Bank representatives Bryan Chandler and Scott Hehman will be joined by PHD Realty LLC in hosting a complimentary workshop Tuesday, January 24, from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m., at the Atmore Chamber of Commerce. Vice President Chandler manages United Bank’s Mortgage Services division. Hehman manages the United Bank office in Loxley and is a former Consumer Credit Counseling Specialist. With more than 50 years combined experience in mortgage lending and…
Ministers stress unity
A handful of ministers from throughout the Atmore area delivered separate messages with a common theme during the Unity Prayer Breakfast held Saturday, January 14. Five preachers addressed a crowd of about 45 who gathered at Atmore Community Hospital’s Mayson Auditorium for food, fellowship and a touch of fun. There was quiet urging, there was fire and brimstone. But mainly there was a call for unity. After the crowd joined…
3 DAR Good Citizens recognized
The Fort Mims Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution wishes to announce and congratulate the DAR Good Citizens at the three area high schools. The students were elected from each senior class based on qualities of dependability, service, leadership, and patriotism to an outstanding degree. The area DAR Good Citizens for 2016-17 are Bailey Colleen Lancaster, Escambia Academy; Ziah Hassani Young, Escambia County High School;…
Alzheimer’s support group begins
Comfort Care Hospice is sponsoring an Alzheimer’s support group at Atmore Nursing Center. The first meeting was held Thursday, January 5. Meetings will be held every first Thursday of the month at 4 p.m., at ANC, with the next meeting set for February 4. Caregivers may join the meetings at any time. Sandra Clements, LBSW, Comfort Care, is conducting the support group and welcomes caregivers who want emotional support and…