Community

Chili cook-off crowd light but enthusiastic – With photo gallery
A light but enthusiastic crowd turned out for Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce’s second annual Chili Cook-off, held Saturday (March 4) at Heritage Park. Fewer than 100 individuals were drawn to the park by the smells that emanated from cauldrons of bubbling concoctions consisting of various meats, light and dark beans, an occasional vegetable and peppers, plenty of peppers. And each vat of spicy stew also contained at least one…
Learning to Cope
Seven individuals graduated last Wednesday (February 22) from the six-week Living Well Alabama workshop conducted at Atmore Area YMCA. The workshop, taught by lead instructor Carol Massey (Living Well Alabama Health and Wellness Coordinator for the South Alabama Regional Planning Commission’s Area Agency on Aging) and co-instructor Joanne Kralik, is a self-management course designed to help people with chronic illnesses better cope with their condition. Shown, from left, are David…
Library Partners drive under way
The annual Library Partners (formerly Friends of the Library) membership drive kicks off this month. Watch for your letter in the mail to join LP or renew your membership. In 2016, your contribution greatly helped the Atmore Public Library by providing activity stations and shelving for the children’s department, reading material for the adult / youth department and programming and reading material for senior citizens and the summer reading program.…
Delta Kappa Gamma holds convention
Five members and two guests from Atmore attended the 52nd Alabama / Beta State Convention of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International. Attending were guest Sheryl Vickrey and members Priscilla Wilder, Trachy Miller, Sissy Phillips, and Nancy Karrick who is serving as the State President. The assembled ladies attended an Executive Board Meeting, General Sessions, workshops, and a Ceremony of Remembrance honoring deceased members. Beta State President Nancy Karrick presided over the convention…