CommunityAtmore News

Boyle attends historic change of command ceremony
Atmore resident Charlotte Boyle attended the Adjutant General Change of Command Ceremony July 28, at the Alabama National Guard Joint Forces Headquarters in Montgomery. Boyle is active in the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense program, established to promote cooperation and understanding between employers and service members. Change of Command is memorable in its right, but this ceremony was particularly historic because the new…
Collaborating on health initiatives
Dorothy Dorton, left, Associate Director for Community Outreach for AARP, and Wynell Bell, center, Grant Coordinator with the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, networked with Carolyn Bivins, right, Regional Extension Agent with Alabama Extension System on future programming for the Right Bite Diabetes Cooking School and other health initiative programs.
Greater Mount Triumph holding Women’s Day
Greater Mount Triumph Missionary Baptist Church is holding a Women’s Day program this Sunday, August 20, at the 11 a.m. service, with guest speaker Theresa M. Patterson. The speaker is the Coordinator for Early Childhood Development with the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education. She holds a BS in Early Childhood Education from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. In the area of community service, Patterson is a member of…
Williamsons compete in state Young Farmers Contest
Escambia County’s Spencer and Kate Williamson, left, joined peers from across Alabama to compete in State Young Farmers events Aug. 5 at the Alabama Farmers Federation’s 45th Commodity Producers Conference in Birmingham. The Williamsons participated in the Excellence In Ag contest. They are pictured with Federation President Jimmy Parnell.
Coastal Connection provides exposure for local athletes
Everybody in the southwestern corner of Alabama knows there are some quality athletes in Atmore and the surrounding area, but that knowledge doesn’t seem to spread very far outside the area. The first Coastal Connection Media Day was designed to change that. “It was mostly about exposure,” said Escambia County High School’s Rico Jackson, who came up with the idea for the event. “A buddy of mine who played football…