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Wind Creek Alabama properties to reopen soon

Wind Creek Hospitality announced today the reopening all three of its Alabama-based resort properties over the next two ... Read more | Add your comment

Gideons announces candidacy for District 5 seat

Bub Gideons announced his candidacy for the District 5 seat of the Atmore City Council on Monday. Gideons ... Read more | Add your comment

Harrison announces reelection run for city council seat

Chris Harrison announced his intention to run for re-election for the Atmore City Council District 5 on Monday, where he has served in that office for ... Read more | Add your comment

Digmon announces candidacy for mayor

Ernie Digmon announced his candidacy for mayor of Atmore on Monday. Digmon is the son of Letty Digmon, ... Read more | Add your comment

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149 Rotary Club Academic All-Stars recognized

One-hundred-and-forty-nine area students were recognized as Atmore Rotary Club Academic All-Stars. The Academic All-Star program began in 1985 by the Atmore Rotary Club to recognize ... Read more | Add your comment

by Andrew Garner.

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Landis Design Co. named business of month

Landis Design Co. was named the Business of the Month for May by the Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce. Shown from L to R: Chamber ... Read more | Add your comment

by Andrew Garner.

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Thousands of pounds of food to be given away Saturday

By Kaitlin Holley Ten-thousand pounds of food will be given to the citizens of Atmore this Saturday at Rachel Patterson Elementary. Members of Greater Mt. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 3:36 pm

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Salons are opening again

By Donnamy Steele The Atmore Advance Gregg’s is one of many salons finally able to get back to business during the recent reopening of the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 10:37 am

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Let’s eat: Restaurants reopening safely

By Ora Nelson Restaurants in Atmore have made changes to reopen safely since Gov. Kay Ivey issued the safer-at-home order on May 8. “We’re excited ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 10:36 am

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ECHS holds graduation exercises

With smiles on their faces, 89 Escambia County seniors received high school diplomas May 21 at a graduation ceremony in an uncertain time at Blue ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 10:27 am

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EA holds graduation

Escambia Academy held a unique graduation ceremony at Bachelor Field on May 21. Graduating seniors and their families and friends hunkered down under tents while ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 10:26 am

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ACS graduates 4 at ceremony

Atmore Christian School’s valedictorian and salutatorian said they wouldn’t be where they are without the help of others. The ACS Class of 2020 held graduation ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 10:24 am

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Tough times show what makes country great

By Rep. Bradley Byrne This year, during the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, Memorial Day provided an even more unique opportunity to reflect upon what ... Read more

by Steve Flowers, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 10:16 am

Columnists

TV cooking at its best

“Bon appétit!” There is nothing like, to me, the time spent watching a chef display his or her culinary skills on TV. Growing up, I ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 10:15 am

Sports

Eagle Scout project memorializes Orange Beach charter captain

By DAVID RAINER Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources When Garrett Ard started his Eagle Scout project four years ago, the goal was to ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 10:08 am

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ECHA issues biweekly update

40 reported, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in county Escambia County Healthcare Authority officials said today that there have been 40 reported and confirmed cases of ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, May 22, 2020 10:04 am

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ALSDE: AHSAA schools to reopen June 1

The Alabama High School Athletic Association announced that schools may re-open June 1, in accordance with Alabama State Department of Education Superintendent Dr. Eric Massey’s ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, May 21, 2020 6:12 pm

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Troopers urging safe driving, boating this holiday weekend

Alabama Law Enforcement Agency officials are urging motorists and boaters to be safe this upcoming Memorial Day weekend. ALEA Secretary Hal Taylor said the holiday ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, May 21, 2020 3:32 pm

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Chamber accepting applications for YLA, ambassadors, LA

The Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce announced recently that it is accepting applications for the class of 2020-21 Youth Leadership Atmore, Chamber Ambassadors and Leadership ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Thursday, May 21, 2020 3:19 pm

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WCH donates to Alabama Food Bank

Wind Creek Hospitality recently made a donation to the Alabama Food Bank Association, according to reports. The donation will help to provide 250,000 meals to ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, May 21, 2020 3:19 pm

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ECHS graduation format changed tonight

Escambia County High School Principal Amy Cabaniss said late last week that tomorrow’s graduation will be held in the football stadium with social-distancing guidelines in ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Thursday, May 21, 2020 3:15 pm

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Lassiter announces candidacy for city council seat

Shawn Lassiter announced his candidacy for the District 4 seat of the Atmore City Council on Monday. Lassiter is the son of the late Billy ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, May 21, 2020 3:15 pm

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Houck announces candidacy for city council seat

Larry Houck announced his candidacy for the District 4 seat of the Atmore City Council on Monday. Houck was born in Atmore, and grew up ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, May 21, 2020 3:14 pm

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Ivey issues expanded ‘safer-at-home’ order

Amended order runs from May 22, 5 p.m. to July 3, 5 p.m. Gov. Kay Ivey issued an amended safer-at-home order to go into effect ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Thursday, May 21, 2020 2:20 pm

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Fugitive shot, killed by FBI agents

Incident occurred today in area of Liberty, Peachtree, Mobile Streets A federal fugitive from Charlotte, N.C. was shot and killed by Federal Bureau of Investigation ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, May 20, 2020 10:23 pm

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ANC car parade

A “No Corona 2020” sign was taped to a brick column outside of Atmore Nursing Center as cars drove by giving a hearty wave to ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Friday, May 15, 2020 10:45 am

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ECHA: 39 reported cases of COVID-19 at hospitals

The Escambia County Healthcare Authority announced this morning that there have been 39 reported and confirmed cases of COVID-19 at its hospitals. According to the ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Friday, May 15, 2020 9:26 am

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ECHS to hold ‘face-to-face’ graduation May 21

UPDATE: Escambia County High School Principal Amy Cabaniss said graduation will be held in the football stadium with social-distancing guidelines in place. Cabaniss said the ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Thursday, May 14, 2020 3:53 pm

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City adopts, amends old resolution

The Atmore City Council on Monday adopted a resolution clarifying a tax abatement that was granted for Alto Products some two years ago. The resolution, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, May 13, 2020 1:20 pm

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Beautiful Baby contest registration open

Registration for the Mayfest 2020 Beautiful Baby contest is now open, according to chamber officials. Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce officials said in a release ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, May 13, 2020 1:18 pm

Columnists

Opening economy now, not later, best for Americans

By Rep. Bradley Byrne Last week, Gov. Kay Ivey issued orders allowing Alabama’s restaurants, hair salons, barbers and other personal service businesses to reopen Monday ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, May 13, 2020 12:01 am