Chamber accepting award nominations

The Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the Citizen of the Year, the Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Business of the Year Award. The selection committee welcomes nominations through Tuesday, January 17, at 5 p.m. Nominations may be mailed to 137 North Main Street, Atmore, or emailed to

The Citizen of the Year award is designed to recognize an individual’s outstanding achievements and / or contributions to the community.

The Lifetime Achievement Award, established by the Chamber in 1996, recognizes citizens whose contributions over a lifetime have helped to positively shape the community. This award is presented at the discretion of the committee and is not necessarily given annually.

The awards will be presented at the 71st Annual Meeting scheduled for Thursday, January 26, at The Club, 1927 Highway 21.