Enon Baptist to honor retiring pastor
The congregation of Enon Baptist Church is planning a retirement reception for their pastor, the Rev. C.L. Langford, who has led the church for the past eight years. The reception is set for Saturday, March 11, from 2 p.m.to 4 p.m., at Enon Baptist on Old Stage Road, Goodway. No gifts, please. The congregation asks only that you come and enjoy this time of fellowship. Rev. Langford began his ministry…
State bicentennial main topic of council meeting
During their Monday, February 27, meeting, Atmore City Council members took care of some housekeeping issues related to the new industrial access road at Rivercane Industrial Park, heard plans for the local celebration of Alabama’s bicentennial and approved the use of a public park for a May fundraiser. City governors spent just over two minutes on three items related to Rivercane, while the two future events took up the remainder…
Delta Kappa Gamma holds convention
Five members and two guests from Atmore attended the 52nd Alabama / Beta State Convention of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International. Attending were guest Sheryl Vickrey and members Priscilla Wilder, Trachy Miller, Sissy Phillips, and Nancy Karrick who is serving as the State President. The assembled ladies attended an Executive Board Meeting, General Sessions, workshops, and a Ceremony of Remembrance honoring deceased members. Beta State President Nancy Karrick presided over the convention…
UB donates to UF
Each year United Bank employees pledge their support for United Fund of Atmore through payroll deduction. To support its employees and the UF, United Bank Charitable Foundation matched UB employee donations dollar for dollar. On February 22, Emilee Waters presented a check on behalf of the United Bank Charitable Foundation for $771.66 to the UF Board representing ​the 2016 employee match. Shown are, from left, Emilee Waters, and UF board members Jordan Barnett…
DRA awards $200K for Rivercane access road
Delta Regional Authority announced Thursday, February 23, that the city of Atmore had been awarded a $200,000 grant to help develop the Rivercane Industrial Park, a project that includes the expansion of Huntsville-based Brown Precision to the Atmore area. The DRA grant is in addition to approximately $1.9 million in EDA grant funds the city received in 2016 for the project. The city also received approximately $1.6 million from the…