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VFW Auxiliary receives national, state recognition
Gayle Johnson, Atmore Memorial VFW Auxiliary president, and Jenny Hutto, Auxiliary secretary / treasurer, recently attended the State of Alabama’s VFW Convention in Birmingham. During the convention, the Auxiliary received two National Chief of Staff awards, numerous program awards, and Gayle received the Captain of the Team / Auxiliary President of the Year Award. The Auxiliary received the National Chief of Staff Auxiliary Award for the best use of publicity,…
An experience of a lifetime – Living, working on an aircraft carrier simulator
By PIA GORME Special to Atmore News From June 4 to June 9, I, along with 35 students from the Alabama School of Math and Science (ASMS) and B.C. Rain High School joined 171 other students aboard the National Flight Academy’s (NFA) simulated aircraft carrier, Ambition (CVT-11) at NAS Pensacola. The two schools are part of a program called the Brookley STEM Initiative. As part of this program, the selected…
Karrick attends Tennessee DKG convention
Nancy Karrick, Alabama State President of Delta Kappa Gamma, attended the Tennessee state convention June 1-3, 2017, at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. Two of her good friends, Elaine Alexander and Beverly Hall, were being installed as president and first vice president of Tennessee’s Delta Kappa Gamma. While at the convention, Nancy also presented two workshops for the Tennessee members. Pictured are, from left, Tennessee’s new president Elaine Alexander,…
Mobile man busted with bogus bill
A Mobile man was arrested recently after he tried to get a local business to change a $100 bill that turned out to be counterfeit. According to a press release issued last week by Atmore Police Chief Chuck Brooks, Joseph Brad Fallon, 35, was taken into custody June 10 after city police officers responded to the AT&T Store, 813 North Main Street, in response to a report of a subject…