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Working on Christmas
By MISSIE TSCHIDA Special to Atmore News While most of us were home enjoying time with our families and celebrating Christmas, the men and women of the Atmore Police Department and Fire Department, Atmore Ambulance Service, and Atmore Community Hospital chose to come to work in order to keep our city safe and well cared for. In fact according to a USA Today Poll, 1 in 4 Americans will work…
Nokomis VFD to get new home
Nokomis Volunteer Fire Department has outgrown its headquarters, but the crowded conditions that currently exist might become a thing of the past in the near future. The all-volunteer fire suppression and emergency response group has received pre-approval for a federal grant-loan that will pay for most of the construction of a new station. “We’re passing the hat,” said local businessman Jerry Gehman, who is a captain with the department. “We…
Christmas program at ACM
A.C. Moore Elementary students in the fourth grade (teachers: Brandy Baggett, Kathy Shehan, Anna Tingle) and Pre-K (teacher: Rachel Hadley) presented the Christmas program at the PTO meeting Monday, December 12. Members of the cast were Taliyah Johnson, Tyrek Watson, Gabrielle McMurray, Zion Salter, Vyniyah Wiggins, Jamesia Hudson, Lamaria Stallworth, Arieyana Johnson, Jazmyne English, Kelan Hill, Carmelo Brown, Brandon Rhodes, Samarion Clark, Blake Jenkins, Savannah Craft, Bryson Frye, Kameryn Carter,…
‘Collard Man’ blessed with ‘greens’ thumb
It was a little over 25 years ago that Edward Adams got a bit of advice that eventually led to the development of a hobby that quickly grew into a second career. And local vegetable lovers, especially the health-conscious ones, are as happy as he is that he heeded that advice. In 1990, three years before he retired from his career as a delivery driver for Monsanto Company, Adams expressed…
Santa stops at FBC
Santa and Mrs. Claus visited First Baptist Childcare Center on Friday, December 16. Each child at the daycare sat on Santa’s lap and gave him their Christmas wishes. Santa checked his Naughty or Nice book when visiting with the children and no names were found on the “Naughty” side. Pictured above are Mrs. Pam and Mrs. Tammy’s 3-year-old classes with Santa and Mrs. Claus, from left, row one, Klaire, Dillan,…