Atmore News

Councilman, mayor seek AG opinion on hospital land vote
Both officials trying to avoid possible conflict of interest By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer For the second time in three months, members of Atmore City Council failed to make a decision on whether or not the city would donate 10 acres of Rivercane land for construction of a new hospital. The first time the issue came before the council, in October 2018, it died for lack of a motion…
Taylor named to President’s List
The University of West Alabama has announced undergraduate students named to the President’s List for the Fall 2018 academic semester. Jordan Taylor of Atmore was named to the President’s List. This honors list gives recognition to undergraduate students with exceptionally high grades for the semester, those with grade-point averages of 3.80 or higher on at least twelve semester hours credit with no grade lower than a C.
YLA learns importance of first impressions
By ANNA RUTH SMITH Special to Atmore News The 2018-2019 Youth Leadership Atmore class met on January 9 for their monthly session at the United Bank Incubator. The title of this meeting was “My Best First Impression,” involving mock interviews where each student was required to bring in a resume. There were several notable speakers such as Bob Jones, the CEO of United Bank; Atmore Mayor Jim Staff; Anne Hetzel…
Stites earns degree
The University of West Alabama held fall commencement exercises on Saturday, December 8, with President Ken Tucker conferring undergraduate, master, and education specialist degrees to students of the colleges of business, education, liberal arts, and natural sciences and mathematics, and to the School of Graduate Studies. Alyssa Stites of Uriah received her Master of Education degree with a major in Instruction Leadership.