Atmore News

Obituaries, week of 10-06-19
Hazel Louise Quimby Jones Mrs. Hazel Louise Quimby Jones, 96, of Atmore, Ala., passed away Thursday, September 26, 2019 at her residence. She born in Vocation, Ala. to the late Walter Samuel and Lizzie Mae Coley. She was a graduate of Auburn University, She was a school teacher in her early years and then worked as a Case Welfare Worker with the State of Alabama until retirement. She was preceded in…
Meet Cleo
She is looking for a home Beautiful Cleo is a two-year-old domestic shorthair orange tabby looking for her “furever” home. Cleo is a very sweet and loving girl who loves to snuggle up and purr, but also loves to play. If you are looking for an awesome kitty to keep your lap warm and to keep you company, Cleo is just the “furbaby” you need. She is up to date…
Knott named district superintendent of the year
Finalist for state award Special to Atmore News Montgomery, Ala. – School Superintendents of Alabama (SSA) is proud announces the school superintendents who are finalists for the Alabama 2020 Superintendent of the Year. The Superintendent of the Year finalists include from District 1, John Knott, Escambia County; District 2, Dr. Avis Williams, Selma City; District 3, Dr. Rick McInturf, Ozark City; District 4, Dr. Chuck Ledbetter, Pike Road City; District…
Childhood cancer awareness
First Baptist Daycare children helped raise awareness of childhood cancer with a yellow balloon release Monday, September 30. Members of Tracy Hall’s K4 class held signs about the fight against cancer and support for Connor Morgan Hall, who died of cancer at age 16. Shown are, from left, Clenton Etheridge, Lindsi Matheny, Macey Rackard, Magie Lee, Livia Hardy, Raylin Lambeth, Jaye-harper Stabler, William Maxwell, Madison Williams, Carson Shirley.
Donations to Women’s Resource Center
On Sept. 12, members of Knights of Columbus Council 12914 and Annunciation Parish Catholic Women’s group of Monroeville toured the Atmore Women’s Resource Center and discovered the many services offered to individuals and families throughout Escambia and surrounding counties at no charge. Shown at the Center are, from left, John and Priscilla Rawls, Bert Blacksher, Center director Linda Smith, Charlene Dimson, and Brian Ward. Not pictured is Leslie Hornaday.