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‘Shop for Free’ at DWC
This Saturday is a special day at Destiny Worship Center. Dr. Bernard and First Lady Felicia Bishop are giving back to the community and, at the same time, demonstrating love and care in Atmore. Anyone who so desires is invited to come to DWC Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and shop for free. Men’s, women’s and children’s clothing and shoes will be available as well as school uniforms.…
Church Calendar
Liberty Church, 200 3rd Ave., will host A.W. and Kathy Jones, missionaries to Mexico, in morning service Wednesday, August 16 at 10 a.m. Luncheon to follow. Bethesda MBC will hold its Annual Homecoming and Revival Service, August 20-25. Guest Minister Homecoming Sunday, August 20, Rev. Whalen Oliver, Evergreen, Ala.; Guest Evangelist Rev. Kelvin Cockrell, Boligee, Ala.  Rev. Danny Benjamin. Mt Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church invite you to come and help…
McMurphy to compete in Miss Alabama USA pageant
Hannah McMurphy currently reigns as Miss Tuscaloosa County USA and will compete in the Miss Alabama USA 2017 pageant in November. Hannah has local ties – she is the granddaughter of Hazel Steadham and John McMurphy of Atmore. “I want to be Miss Alabama USA because I want to continue to raise awareness of my personal ‘anti-bullying’ platform ‘We Stand by BRAVE’ which means to Build Respect and Values for…
Keeping Century’s history alive – Group seeks state marker for historic district
By RUSSELL BROWN Special to Atmore News It was 1988 when two ladies came together with the idea that their little church was of historic merit and deserved to be noted as such. After a little research, they decided to make the necessary requests and have the church added to a national listings of U.S. historic sites called The National Register of Historic Places. The ladies quickly learned the almost…