Christmas in Atmore and Poarch

The Poarch Creek Indian Christmas Parade rolled Friday night, December 9, and the Atmore Christmas Parade rolled Saturday night. The theme was “Movies of Christmas.”

Despite the cold weather that hit town just prior to the parades, there were plenty of folks who braved the chilly air along the routes.

Winners of the Poarch parade are as follows:

First place – Health Department

Runner-up – Housing

Brightest Lights – Public Works

People’s Choice Winner – Tribal Gaming Commission

Winners of the Atmore parade are as follows:

Reason for the Season – Unity Baptist

Movie Theme #1 – 10th Planet Atmore

Movie Theme #2 – Southern Care Hospice

Spirit Award – United Bank

President’s Award – K9 Kleaners

Mayor’s Award – Poarch Creek Tribal Gaming Commission

The Grand Marshal for the Atmore Christmas Parade was Ellis Beachy. He was accompanied by his wife Mary and grandson Brodie.