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Smart Growth tours Coastal Growers
Thursday, September 9, the Atmore Smart Growth group toured Coastal Growers peanut shelling plant. The group is affiliated with Smart Growth America, an initiative which advocates for neighborhood development. Shown are, from left, Erin Hankins, Hope Lassiter, Emilee Waters Craft, Jennifer White, Debbie Rowell, Eunice Johnson, Beth Drew, Jerry Gehman, Don Gordon, Kenny Smith, Ann Gordon, Coastal Growers Director of Operations Anthony Martin.
Gipson named to honors list
Anthony Gipson of Atmore has been named to Southern New Hampshire University’s summer 2021 President’s List.Eligibility for the President’s List requires that a student accumulate an academic grade point average (GPA) of 3.7-4.0 and earn 12 credits for the term.Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) is a private, nonprofit institution with an 89-year history of educating traditional-aged students and working adults.SNHU is located in Manchester.
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. Michelle Amerson: The Book of Lost Names by Kristin Harmel  5 stars Sarah Hall: Another Kind of Eden by James Lee Burke  5 stars Shelia Trawick: An Amish Barn Raising by Amy Clipston  4 ½ stars Jean Nisewonger: The Music…
Lions hear update on Strand, hardware store projects
Lions Club speaker Stephanie Rolin with Lion Bub Gideons Lion Club President Taylor Lee presented the Melvin Jones Fellow plaque to Bub Gideons By NANCY KARRICKSpecial to Atmore News The Atmore Lions Club held its September 15 meeting at the Atmore Country Club. This meeting was also streamed on Zoom for members unable to attend in person.Lion President Taylor Lee called the meeting to order and led the Pledge of…
Rangers check SWAT vehicle
On Wednesday September 1, Sergeant Christopher Corbitt of the Atmore Police Department brought the SWAT vehicle to Atmore First Assembly of God for the Royal Rangers of Outpost 63 to check out. The boys were awestruck at the vehicle and all came away very impressed. Rangers are shown, from left, front, Ace Etheridge, River Lassitter, Liam Morales, Rhett Minchew, Brantley Bius, Zack Hetrick and Mason Taylor; back, Bryen Bius, Issac…