Lillian Bonner honors grandfather
By JOSH FRYE News Staff Writer Lillian Bonner, a junior at Escambia Academy, recently honored her late grandfather and Atmore native Bob Bonner with a presentation of a Civil War era McClellan saddle to the Atmore Historical Society January 16. Sharing their love for horses, Bob left Lillian with the special gift of his horse barn when he passed away a few months ago. “My grandfather was a history and…
Helton addresses Lions Club
Special to Atmore News The Atmore Lions Club met January 15, in Mayson Auditorium in Atmore Community Hospital. Lion President Bub Gideons opened the meeting with prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance. Lion Candace Wooten introduced Sheila Helton as the meeting’s speaker. Helton, who is a long-time member of Atmore Area Christian Care Ministry, told the group about needs families in Atmore have and how AACCM helps those families. Her…
YLA tours Atmore industries
By LILLIAN BONNER Special to Atmore News For Youth Leadership Atmore’s January session, held January 8, the group visited and learned about different industries within the town. Despite having grown up in Atmore, most of the members were very surprised to learn of Atmore’s employment opportunities. To start the day, the group toured Alto Products Corporation. During the tour, the group learned that Alto specializes in building their own friction…
Impeachment is nothing to smile about
For three years now, the American people have been forced to endure the efforts by Democrats and the liberal mainstream media to impeach President Trump and remove him from office in the face of his clear electoral victory in 2016. They have tried everything, from a needless Special Prosecutor investigation, which resulted in nothing, to an Adam Schiff-coached whistleblower who admitted he had no firsthand information and relied on news…
APCO grant will buy trees for Houston Avery Park
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer The oaks and other trees planted in Atmore’s Houston Avery Park will soon have some company, thanks to the state’s largest provider of electricity and two local special-interest committees. The new flora will be paid for with funds from an $875 Alabama Power Foundation Good Roots Grant that was recently awarded to Pride of Atmore Committee. The Good Roots program is a partnership between…