Lydia Grimes, Author at The Atmore Advance

Lifestyles

Looking Back: Deputy spots pot plants from air

Thirty years ago in 1991, there was a story in The Atmore Advance about Bertia Donald, a Nokomis resident, and her love for flowers, including ... Read more

by Lydia Grimes, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 9:56 am

Lifestyles

Looking Back: Atmore planned big 4th party

Thirty years ago in 1991, after getting Amtrak to stop in both Atmore and Brewton, it was believed the train was going to be extended ... Read more

by Lydia Grimes, Wednesday, June 23, 2021 11:51 am

Lifestyles

Looking Back: City readying for landscaping

Thirty years ago in 1991, downtown Atmore landscaping was set to begin. The city had been full of tractors and signs of construction were everywhere. ... Read more

by Lydia Grimes, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 9:17 am

Lifestyles

Looking Back: 15 students worked at ANC

Thirty years ago in 1991, thieves and burglars were to be found all over town. Thieves broke into five businesses in the downtown area. Sean ... Read more

by Lydia Grimes, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 3:07 pm

Lifestyles

Looking Back: Former super signs extension

Thirty years ago in 1991, Escambia County School Superintendent Archie Trawick signed a two-year extension on his contract. Two county schools were to get new ... Read more

by Lydia Grimes, Wednesday, June 2, 2021 9:43 am

Lifestyles

Looking Back: Vandals hit Atmore area schools

Thirty years ago in 1991, someone had stolen air conditioners from where they had been installed during renovations at the Lions Community Center. Wiring and ... Read more

by Lydia Grimes, Wednesday, May 26, 2021 1:49 pm

Lifestyles

Looking Back: 30 years ago, area saw storms

Thirty years ago in 1991, this area of the state had seen several storms. A total of six inches fell on the immediate area of ... Read more

by Lydia Grimes, Wednesday, May 19, 2021 2:14 pm

Lifestyles

Looking Back: Atmore Advance adds new feature

Thirty years ago in 1991, golf lessons were to be offered at the Atmore YMCA. The teacher was to be Robbie Cotton from Brewton, the ... Read more

by Lydia Grimes, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 1:49 pm

Lifestyles

Looking Back: Kids at HES planned their field day

Thirty years ago in 1991, retired Adm. Jeremiah Denton, who¬† was held as a prisoner of war (POW) in VietNam before being elected senator from ... Read more

by Lydia Grimes, Thursday, April 29, 2021 9:24 am

Lifestyles

Looking Back: City mulling vacation pay

Thirty years ago in 1991, the issue of vacation pay was on the minds of those in the Atmore City Council. The issue was the ... Read more

by Lydia Grimes, Wednesday, March 24, 2021 10:16 am

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