Atmore News

New arrivals at the library
Check out the new arrivals at Atmore Public Library. Patrons rate new arrivalsSeveral patrons are sharing their opinions of the new books they’ve read. Five stars is the top rating. Sarah Hall: Dark Tides by Philippa Gregory – 3 stars Linda Smith: The Beirut Protocol by Joel C. Rosenberg – 5 stars Anne Petty: Faithless in Death by J.D. Robb – 5 stars Shelia Trawick: The Blended Quilt by Wanda…
RP Star Students
The Rachel Patterson Elementary School Star Students for March are, from left, first row, Kenneth Perry, Crimson Evans, James Carter Overstreet, James Wilson, Justice Hetherington, Jamariouse Simpson, Kaloni Brown; middle, Tro’Darrius McWilliams, Khamyria Finklea, Anthony Embley, Elias Hurst, Layla Riley, Cameron Dirden, Arden Raines; back, Camarie Caldwell, Danielle Akers, Rosean Martin, Jeffrey Gentry, Teresa Wiggins, Ripley Mummert, Katrell Dortch. Not pictured are Tristan Miller, Malaeah Dailey and Khloe Carter.
Donation for uniforms
The Escambia County High School girls’ basketball team is getting new uniforms thanks to the Atmore Community Alliance (ACA). The organization raised $3,000 and delivered the check to ECHS Wednesday, April 7. Shown at the presentation are, from left, front, members of the team, C’Anna Betts, TyQaja Brown, Jayla Adams, Dayala Simmons, Deandria Adams, Zahria McCants, Timia Gaines, Makayla Lyons; back, Loumeek White and Darryl North with ACA; ECHS basketball…
Celebrating 86
Doretha Wright Doretha McDuffie Wright celebrated her 86th birthday April 7 at the home of her daughter.Mrs. Wright was born in John Station, North Carolina. She married and moved to Alabama at a young age.She is the mother of the late Nancy Carelock; the late Terry Wright; Larry Wright of Tampa, Fla.; Delois Wilson, Auritha Powers, Allison Chambers and Roger Cooper, of Atmore; and adopted son Marikef Wright of Pensacola.Helping…
Lions elect new officers, celebrate membership
Anna Marie Gilchrist, left, and Brandy Giger By NANCY KARRICKSpecial to Atmore News The Atmore Lions Club held its meeting Wednesday, April 7, at the Atmore Community Hospital’s Mayson Auditorium.Lion Brandy Giger opened the meeting and led the Pledge of Allegiance. Lion Kevin Garrett gave the blessing. Lion Bub Gideons was recognized as the new First Vice District Governor for District 34C.The newly elected officers for the upcoming year were…