Atmore News

Chamber accepting award nominations
The Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the Citizen of the Year, the Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Business of the Year Award. The selection committee welcomes nominations through Tuesday, January 17, at 5 p.m. Nominations may be mailed to 137 North Main Street, Atmore, or emailed to director@atmorechamber.com. The Citizen of the Year award is designed to recognize an individual’s outstanding achievements and / or contributions…
‘Move Over, Florida!’
This month, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) is reminding all motorists to Move Over for stopped law enforcement, first responders, service and utility vehicles and Road Rangers during its second annual Move Over, Florida! campaign. In 2016, there were more than 200 crashes that occurred and 5,518 citations issued for failure to move over in Florida. DHSMV and its Division of the Florida Highway Patrol…
Obituaries for the week of January 4, 2017
Ruth Arlene Mininger Mrs. Ruth Arlene Mininger, age 77, of Moundridge, Kans. and formerly of Walnut Hill, Fla., passed away Saturday, December 24, 2016 in Moundridge. She was a homemaker. She was born in Goessel, Kans. to the late George and Leah Boeckner Dyck. She was a member of the Walnut Hill Mennonite Church. Mrs. Mininger is survived by her husband, Robert “Bob” Mininger of Moundridge; three sons, Gary (Roberta)…
Bible study set at FPC
Do you want to explore the deep mysteries of the tabernacle of the Old Testament and its variety of meanings for your walk with God today? If so, you’re invited to attend the First Presbyterian Church Ladies Winter Bible Study beginning Thursday, January 26, at 9:30 a.m., and ending April 6. Childcare will be provided. Beth Moore’s updated version of A Woman’s Heart, God’s Dwelling Place dramatically illustrates God’s persistent…
WCA donates to Turtle Point, Flomaton Elementary
Wind Creek Atmore Property Manager Tim Ramer and Assistant Property Manager Terri Morris recently presented TITO checks to Flomaton Elementary School and Turtle Point Science Center, totaling more than $20,000. Both facilities have big plans for the funds they received. “The money will go towards our boardwalk renovations,” said Turtle Point Director Jackie Word. The project will cost roughly $50,000; until funds are raised the nature boardwalk will be closed…