‘Forgotten Alabama’
Glenn Wills sees a side of Alabama that most of us give just a passing glance. He brought his view of the state to the Atmore Public Library Friday, February 16. Wills has published two books – Forgotten Alabama and More Forgotten Alabama. He travels the state and photographs the old signs, the abandoned churches, the once proud landmarks that now lie in ruins. As Wills showed his power point…
Enjoy some bluegrass, help a school
I’ve never met Jim Perry. Haven’t actually talked to him. We’ve communicated by email. Although I’ve never met Mr. Perry, I can tell I like him and I appreciate his enthusiasm. In his email, he asked us to help publicize an event that will benefit his school – he’s principal of Stapleton School in Baldwin County. The school is reviving an event that many of you would enjoy and some…
Atmore students named to USA honors list
The University of South Alabama has announced the names of students who have been recognized on the President’s Scholars List for the 2017 fall semester. Three students from Atmore are honored: * Tristen Boothe * Samantha Gunn * Brianna Parker The South Alabama President’s Scholars List includes all full-time students earning a 4.0 semester grade-point average. The list does not apply to graduate students, professional level, unclassified, audit, transient, non-degree,…
Food scores released
The following Escambia County food / lodging establishment ratings were released by the Alabama Department of Public Health for January. Ratings are ranked by score, low to high. FSE = Food service establishment Diamond #6, 1322 E. Nashville Ave., Atmore, 86, limited food Fastlane Convenience Store, Atmore, 89, FSE Little Caesars, Atmore, 91, FSE Tom Thumb #33, 22603 Hwy. 31, Flomaton, 92, limited food David’s Catfish House, Atmore, 93, FSE…
Pancakes and memories
The Trinity Episcopal Church Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper, held Tuesday, February 13, was bitter-sweet. The pancake supper always provides a time of good food and fellowship, and this year’s event was no exception. But for those who knew Bob Goforth, something was missing this year. Bob, who was a fixture at the annual pancake supper, passed away in January. He was such an important part of the supper that it…