Alabama Bicentennial

Don’t forget the Exhibit!
News Staff Report Only a little more than a week remains to view the Bicentennial Exhibit at The Club. The last day, May 23, will be here before you know it, and you don’t want to miss this opportunity. Hours are as follows: Monday through Friday – noon until 6 p.m. Saturday – 10 until 2 p.m. Sunday – 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. There is no charge for viewing…
Bicentennial exhibit opens
The Alabama Bicentennial traveling exhibit opened Thursday, May 2, at The Club on Highway 21. A ribbon cutting and reception were held for the opening ceremony. Shown are Chamber Ambassadors, Chamber board members, the local Bicentennial Committee, the Atmore Historical Society, city officials, and volunteers at the ribbon cutting, from left, Emily Wilson, Sara Rolin, Emma Caroline Sasser, Olivia Simmons, Emilee Waters, Jordan Barnett, Jodi James, Herb Hackman, Leasha Martin,…
Exhibit opens Thursday
News Staff Report “Making Alabama,” a traveling exhibit that showcases the history of the state and of Escambia County, will open this week in Atmore and will be on display here most of May at The Club on Highway 21. The exhibit, which will officially open with a 4 p.m. ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, May 2. It will be open to the public from noon until 6 p.m., Monday through…
Bicentennial Committee attends training session
Special to Atmore News Members of the Escambia County 200 Alabama Bicentennial joined other committees from 15 counties in the state Jan. 10 for a Making Alabama a Bicentennial Travel Exhibit training session at the Old Depot Museum in Selma. The Alabama Humanities Foundation sponsored the session, which included each committee getting a feel of how to assemble the traveling exhibit. The AHF supports public programming that promotes the understanding…
Pilgrimage in Wilcox County – Celebrating Alabama’s Bicentennial
Former Atmore resident Don Bell stopped by the office a couple of weeks ago. He was in this area promoting a pilgrimage of homes and a church homecoming. Don pastors historic Bethsaida Baptist Church in Furman, Ala. and has homecoming set for this Sunday. He is also helping publicize the tour of homes. In fact, his church is on the tour, which is part of the State of Alabama 200…