Atmore News

Gideons addresses Lions Club
Bub Gideons By NANCY KARRICKSpecial to Atmore News The Atmore Lions Club met September 21 in the fellowship hall of First Baptist Church. President Chuck Brooks opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag, followed by the blessing delivered by Lion Dr. Kevin Garrett. Seventeen members and guest Willie Hawthorne were present.President Brooks reviewed dates members need to mark on their calendars: Oct. 22, Williams Station Day;…
Scouts holding open house Saturday, chance to sign up
News Staff report Is your child interested in being a Cub Scout? You have an opportunity to find out about Scouting this weekend.Saturday, October 1, Pack 275 is holding their Fall Open House recruitment, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Troop 26 Scout Hut, corner of Craig Street and Carney Street.You’ll be able to get information about the Scouting program during the year and to sign your child up.…
Collier stepping up technology department, Escambia County teachers get a help desk
Collier By RANDY TATANOSpecial to Atmore News Every teacher has a desk.But in Escambia County, they have two.When technology crashes in a classroom, a teacher needs help immediately. In the past, they’d have to fill out a request and wait for help to arrive. Now there’s a dedicated phone number to get immediate assistance from the school system’s technology department. And teachers won’t be talking to someone in a foreign…