Celebrating the Tuckers
Rev. and Mrs. Tucker Every year, a celebration is held in honor of the Rev. Monroe and Sis. Nora Tucker. This event will be held this year too, but it will be different. The Pastor and Wife 37th Year Love Celebration will not be a formal affair due to COVID-19. Rather, a drive-by celebration will be held at their home Sunday, February 14, 3 p.m., 925 Robinsonville Road, Atmore. Their…
Cougars defeat Rams as both look to postseason
Atmore Christian’s Reese White (5) pushes down court against Escambia Academy defenders during last Fridays game. By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter Escambia Academy closed out regular season play last Friday, January 29, with a 53-27 victory over Atmore Christian School. EA head coach Willie White said the win helps build confidence for the team as it enters the AISA state tournament this week. The Cougars will begin their championship quest…
ECTS offers scholarships
Special to Atmore News The Class of ’59, Escambia County Training School (ECTS), will award two $500 scholarships to further educational advancement of two students currently attending Escambia County High School (ECHS). Students must meet the following requirements: Provide name of one relative who attended ECTS.Maintain a B or above GPA with no discipline problems.Must be accepted to a college, vocational or technical school by April 16, 2021. If more…
President Biden’s war on oil and gas
Congressman Jerry Carl President Biden enacted a flurry of new executive orders last week, further cementing his decision to bypass working with Congress on any meaningful legislation. After cancelling the permit for the Keystone XL pipeline on his second day in office – a decision which will destroy American jobs and drive up the cost of energy – Biden has continued waging war on the American oil and gas industry.…
Hartline nominated for Medal of Freedom
Hartline speaking in Atmore in 2019 News Staff Report David Hartline, who has a connection to Atmore, has been nominated for the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Hartline wrote The Real Tarzan, the story of legendary Arthur P. “Tarzan” White who grew up in Atmore. The two were close friends for 30 years. The book on Tarzan White is only one of his Hartline’s books. He also wrote What a Vietnam…