Atmore News

Obituaries, week of July 10, 2024
Norma Lou Godwin Waters Waters Mrs. Norma Lou Godwin Waters, a beloved grandmother, gentle soul, and devoted follower of Christ, passed away at the age of 89 in Pensacola, Fla., on Thursday, June 27, 2024. She was born in Canoe, Ala. to Wiley Sylvester Godwin and Bertha Lee Morris Godwin. She was employed as an Instructor with Chemstrand – The Monsanto Company. She was a graduate of Escambia County High…
Rabid fox
Atmore woman bitten and treated News Staff Report Alabama Department of Public Health officials announced this week that an unidentified older Atmore woman was unloading her vehicle after returning from a recent grocery shopping trip when, seemingly from out of nowhere, she was attacked and bitten by a fox that officials later confirmed was rabid.The fox was taken to the Alabama Department of Public Health Bureau of Clinical Laboratories where…
PCI awarded grant for charging stations
News Staff Report Poarch Band of Creek Indians will receive nearly three-quarters of a million dollars as part of Gov. Kay Ivey’s 14-grant, $11.2 million award of federal funds designed to help boost electric vehicle (EV) charging along Alabama’s interstate highways.Thirteen of the grants, including Poarch’s, will be used to provide electric vehicle charging stations at fueling stations off the state’s various interstates. Another grant, awarded to Bevill State Community…
Bryan named Girl Scouts Leading Lady
Special to Atmore News Girl Scouts of Southern Alabama (GSSA) held its eighth annual Leading Ladies Awards Brunch Tuesday, June 18, recognizing outstanding women who are making an impact in their community, as well as organizations that are advancing women in the workforce. Associate Justice Sarah H. Stewart of the Alabama Supreme Court gave the keynote address, referencing the Girl Scout Law to highlight the values that are central to…
Local students named to UWA President’s List
The University of West Alabama has announced the outstanding undergraduate students named to the President’s List for the Spring 2024 academic semester.The following students from Atmore were named to the President’s List: Kenneth Quimby, majoring in Business Administration, Class of 2026 Adonis Williams, majoring in Elementary Education, Class of 2026The President’s List gives recognition to undergraduate students with exceptionally high grades for the semester, those with grade-point averages of 3.80…