Controlling feral swine
Critical watershed in Escambia County Special to Atmore News The Alabama Soil and Water Conservation Committee (ALSWCC) is partnering with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS), USDA / APHIS’s Wildlife Services and Alabama Association of Conservation Districts (AACD) to address feral hog control. Alabama has been awarded $3.7 million through the Feral Swine Eradication and Control Pilot Program (FSCP) to control feral hogs in selected watersheds.…
First RP Star Students for the year
The Rachel Patterson Elementary School Star Students for August are, from left, front, Brayleigh Staples, Journee Pettway, Serenity King, Aiden Crenshaw, Keele Watson, Treyson House, Kammarion Nichols, Khloe Craig, Luke Barnett, Laikyn Clifton; back, Za Nyiah Simpson, Micah Crenshaw, Jakaden King, Zoryiah Bayne, Adayla Thomas, Caleb Swindle, Logan Taylor, Ma’Kayla Jones, Tymiyan McKenzie, Castophney Dailey. Not pictured are Lela Gaines, James Wilson and Aubrey Holland.
New arrivals at the library
Check out the new arrivals at Atmore Public Library. Patrons rate new arrivals Several patrons are sharing their opinions of the new books they’ve read. Five stars is the top rating. Sara Baggett: How Sweet It Is by Robin Lee Hatcher – 3 stars Sarah Hall: Half Moon Bay by Jonathan Kellerman – 3 stars Sarah Hall: Choppy Water by Stuart Woods – 3 stars Myrtle Staff: Her Secret Son…
Chamber holding scarecrow contest
Special to Atmore News Last year, the Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce held the inaugural Fall Window Decorating Contest. The Chamber is continuing the tradition this year with the Scarecrow Window Decorating Contest. “This is a wonderful opportunity for all of Atmore to display our unique southern charm, with each window showcasing their best scarecrow display for onlookers and sharing what makes our community truly one of a kind,” Chamber…
New x-ray scanner in place at ACH
Atmore Community Hospital (ACH) announced that it has begun using a new x-ray machine in its Radiology Department. The new dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) Prodigy system delivers with exceptional precision and low-dose radiation. According to a press release from ACH, Prodigy provides precise data on soft tissue and bone composition, including bone-mineral density (BMD) and lean- and fat-tissue mass. At the same time, Prodigy streamlines patient care and practice workflow.…