Calendar of Events
Council extends Rivercane credit
The Atmore City Council unanimously agreed to extend its line of credit currently being used to fund Phase 1 of Rivercane during its regular council meeting Monday.
The resolution authorizes the city to borrow up to $200,000 under a note payable one year from the date of its execution from The First National Bank &Trust of Atmore.
– Adam Prestridge
APD addresses speeding issues
Atmore Public Safety Director Glenn Carlee addressed concerns of speeding on Presley Street during Monday's council meeting.
Even though officers have beefed up patrol in the area concerns of "being out in the open" were raised.
"We're trying to use the visual approach instead of sneaking up and trying to write tickets," Carlee said. "We feel that's more effective."
– Adam Prestridge
Eyesore cleanup continues in city
The Atmore city council approved two property cleanups Monday: 1415 Rockaway Creek Road and 402 S. Carney Street.
– Adam Prestridge
Christmas dance at Sail Center Dec. 22
A senior night out Christmas dance will be held Friday, December 22 6:30 pm til 10:30 pm. at the Atmore Sail Center located at 300 East Ridgeley.
Admission is $5 per person. No alcoholic beverages allowed. Entertainment will be provided by THE GOOD TIMES BAND. Ages 55 and over are welcome to attend.
Trinity announces Christmas services
Trinity Episcopal Church will hold a Lessons and Carols service on December 19 at 7 p.m.
The centuries old celebrates Christmas story through familiar hymns and scripture readings.
Trinity is located at 202 S. Carney Street.
The public is invited.
FUMC present Christmas program
The Chancel Choir and Children's Choir of First United Methodist Church will present "Emmanuel, God with us," a service of lessons and carols, at 11 a.m. Sunday morning, Dec. 17.
St. Roberts Catholic
St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church's Christmas weekend schedule is as follows: Vigil Mass: Saturday, Dec. 23 at 5:30 p.m.; Sunday Mass: Sunday, Dec. 24 at 9 a.m.; Christmas Eve Service: Dec.24 at 8 p.m.; Christmas Day service Monday, Dec. 25 at 9 a.m.
The Rev. Gordon Milsted, Pastor, can be reached at 368-1801. St. Robert Bellarmine is located at 600 S. Main St., across from Heritage Park.
Combined choirs hold Lessons/Carols
The Combined Choirs of First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, First United Methodist Church, Trinity Episcopal Church, and other individual participants invite you to a service of Lessons and Carols on Sunday, Dec. 17, at 5:30 p.m., in the sanctuary of First Baptist Church.
Faith Tabernacle to host musical Dec. 16
Faith Tabernacle Holiness Church will host a musical program Dec. 16 at 7:30 p.m. All groups, choirs, soloist are invited to come and be a part of this great program. The Gospel Travelers will be the host group. Dr. Van McPherson pastor.
Twelve Judges of Israel Dec. 13 – 17
The Faith Tabernacle Holiness Church will present the Twelve Judges of Israel on Dec. 13-15 and climaxing Dec. 17 at 3:30 p.m. with nightly service at 7:30 p.m. Come and learn why God chose judges at this time instead of kings to lead Israel. Dr. Van McPherson pastor.
Christmas ornaments are still available
The Atmore Historical Society has recently reordered a limited number of the 2005 ornament, which featured an etching of the local train depot decorated with wreath and garland. Of course this year's ornament, which features the 1926 YMCA Building is also still available.
To purchase either last year's or this year's ornament, please contact Hattie Maxwell at 368-4608. The cost per ornament is $10 for either year.
Temple Christian to present musical
The student body of Temple Christian Academy will present The Little Bell that Wouldn't Stop Ringing, a Christmas musical by Barbara Davoll and Christine Wyrtzen, Thursday, Dec. 14, at 7p.m. in the auditorium of Atmore Baptist Temple.
The church is located at 1707 S. Main St. across from the new David's Catfish House. Admission is free, however; seating is limited. For more information call (251) 368-8282.
Animal Shelter hosts animal Christmas
Christmas for the Animals at the Atmore Animals Shelter, sponsored by Spayd with Heart, Dec. 15 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Dec. 16 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Christmas pictures of owner and pet will be $5 for 5x7s. Discount adoptions and free gift bags will be part of the Christmas celebration. Donations are also needed for the animal shelter:
Blankets (no electric), large towels, dog/cat toys, collars, leashes and dog bones.
All donations will be given to the animals at the Atmore Animal Shelter.
Money donations will go to Spayd with Heart to help pay for the costs of spaying and neutering.
For more information call 368-0859.
Huxford Baptist plans Christmas services
Beginning Dec. 17th at 11a.m. the Adult Choir will present "Bethlehem's Child" a musical for Christmas.
Wednesday night, Dec. 20th at 6p.m. the church will go caroling around the community. While caroling they hand out fruit baskets to "shut-ins" made by the GA's under the direction of Mrs. Lisa McLaughlin.
On Christmas Eve the church will have a special worship service at 10a.m. The only service of the day.
While on New Year's Eve regular Sunday School at 10a.m. and worship at 11a.m. However at 6p.m. they will have a special candlelight communion .