Events

Medal of Honor dedication ceremony is this Saturday
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7016 in Atmore will hold dedication and unveiling of “The MOH Recipients” road signs in honor of William Seay and Sidney Manning, Escambia County’s two Congressional Medal of Honor recipients, Saturday, December 5, 10 a.m., in the Atmore City Hall auditorium. Social distancing and masks are required.
American Legion celebration
By SHERRY DIGMON News Publisher Billy Glenn Rushing American Legion Post 90 held a two-fold ceremony Thursday, September 12. Members and guests recognized the National Legion for 100 years and the Atmore Legion Post for 96 years. Post 90 Commander Billy Elder introduced distinguished guests – Ala. Rep. Alan Baker, Mayor Jim Staff, Ala. Department Commander Ron Bradstreet, Legion Auxiliary President Trish Montgomery, and District 34 Commander Larry Meeks. The…
Burnout for Bubba
Charlie Brown practices burnouts on the new concrete pad at Lottie Road Kustoms during Bubba Cruz 2, held Saturday, July 20. The annual event is held on the weekend closest to the date of the death of its namesake, Ewing Darrell “Bubba” Ardis. Despite several rainstorms that soaked the area, a “pretty good” crowd, including participants from New Orleans and Kentucky, attended.
Bike ride to the splash pad
The Chamber of Commerce sponsored a first-time community blowout Thursday, July 18, featuring after-hours shopping and a walking audit. In addition, bikers were invited to ride down Trammell Street to the Atmore Splash Pad where Youth Leadership Atmore served hot dogs to support Atmore Area Christian Care Ministry. Shown, bikers arrive at the splash pad.