Atmore News

Food scores released
The following Escambia County food / lodging establishment ratings were released by the Alabama Department of Public Health for May Ratings are ranked by score, low to high.FSE = Food Service EstablishmentExpress Mart #7, 901 W. Nashville Ave., Atmore, 80, limited foodExpress Mart #6, 325 N. Main St., Atmore, 83, limited foodDiamond #23, 6202 Hwy. 21 N., Atmore, 90, FSEAcapulco Mexican Restaurant, Atmore, 90, FSEABC & 123 Learning Center, Atmore,…
Eight receive diplomas
Eight area students enrolled in Samford’s Ministry Training Institute, Escambia Extension at First Baptist Church Atmore, received Diploma of Biblical Studies for two years of study. Students shown attended commencement exercises in Birmingham June 8 from left, Steve Lancaster, Hollye Byrd, Dr. Anthony Morris, Sturleen Butler-Morris, Jason Handley. Not pictured are Dyana Anderson, Amaryllis Davis, Bobby Davis.
Glad to be back!
The folks at the Atmore SAIL Center are happy to be back together. Director Charlotte Purvis, sitting in the rocking chair, said the center reopened June 1, and the staff, with the help of Comfort Care Hospice, held a welcome back get-together Friday, June 11. Mayor Jim Staff and Mayor Pro Tem Shawn Lassiter were also on hand for the celebration. During the time the center was closed, the staff…
Ribbon cutting
The Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Jack’s Family Restaurant Wednesday, June 9. Chamber board members and community leaders joined Jack’s executives and staff for the occasion. Shown are, from left, Anna Norton, Emilee Waters, Joe Ray, Erin Hankins, David Dobson, Mayor Jim Staff, Jack’s Regional Manager David Denmark, Jack’s Area Supervisor Jason Kaetzel, Atmore Jack’s General Manager Stacy Wade, Annah Hammond, Jack’s Field Marketing Coordinator…
Poodle show!
Kids of all ages enjoyed Michelle’s Magical Poodles Friday, June 11, at the Atmore Public Library. The pups did a number of tricks much to the delight of the audience. There was also a time for kids to pet the poodles if they wanted to. The show was part of the library’s summer reading program. This Friday’s program, 10 a.m., is a wild west show.