State Line Tire Vandalized
BY JOSH FRYE      State Line Tire Shop, located at 112 East Nashville Avenue in Atmore, was targeted by vandals early Wednesday morning, May 26. According to State Line Tire manager Jon Rowland, an employee of the shop, arrived around 5:45 a.m. to find a broken window and displaced city park bench outside.  “We got the call from my employee as soon as he noticed the damage,” Rowland said. “When I…
ADPH: Protect swimmers’ health, safety
The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) is participating in the annual Healthy and Safe Swimming Week, May 24-30, 2021, an initiative of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The goal of this week is to maximize the health benefits of swimming by promoting healthy and safe water activities. Just 2.5 hours of water-based or other forms of physical exercise per week has health benefits for everyone. Each…
Ribbon cutting
The Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for uFinancial and Payroll Friday, May 21. Chamber officials, friends and family joined the owner for the occasion. Shown are, from left, Noah Graham, Anna Norton, Karen Brown, Mandie Thompson, Alaina Hodges, Emilee Waters. The Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Magnolia & Co. Friday, May 21. Chamber officials, friends and family joined the owner for…
Students named to CACC honors lists
Coastal Alabama Community College has released the names of students on the President’s List and Dean’s List for Spring 2021 semester. The following area students were named to the honors lists. President’s ListRequirements for the President’s List are a semester grade point average of 4.0, and completion of a minimum semester course load of 12 semester credit hours of college-level work.AtmoreAnna Grace JanesBritney McGheeHenry FreemonJadon TorresJordan CrewsNash LinamSophia FaulkPerdidoSherri Clay…
May is time to celebrate foster children and thank advocates
By NANCY BUCKNERSpecial to Atmore News Alabamians have proven their resilience throughout the past year. As our state took precautions to reduce the spread of the coronavirus, we adjusted to changed surroundings, coped with being separated from loved ones and faced growing uncertainty about the future.Sadly, these hardships are nothing new for 423,000 children in foster care across the country. For many of them – including over 6,000 in Alabama…