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ECHA: 209 cases reported from hospitals

The Escambia County Healthcare Authority announced today there have been 209 confirmed COVID-19 cases reported out of its ... Read more | Add your comment

OWA postpones July 3-4 fireworks celebrations

OWA officials announced on via its Facebook page that the July 3-4 fireworks celebrations, as well as all ... Read more | Add your comment

White resigns from Atmore Citizens for Change

Loumeek White has resigned from his position within the Atmore Citizens for Change organization, according to a release. ... Read more | Add your comment

COVID-19: Chamber events canceled through September

Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce officials announced today the cancelation of all events planned through the end of ... 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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The Poarch Creek Indians announced on their Facebook page that face coverings must be worn in all public areas on the reservation and in all ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 2, 2020 2:54 pm

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ALEA encourages residents to drive sober this weekend

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol division is reminding residents to drive sober or get pulled over during the Fourth of July weekend. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 11:43 am

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Northview holds graduation ceremonies

Northview’s class of 2020 celebrated its triumph during graduation exercises on June 24 at the Pensacola Bay Center. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, graduation exercises, ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 9:32 am

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Walker announces re-election run for District 3 seat

Chris Walker announced his intention to run for re-election for the Atmore City Council District 3 seat on Monday. “It has been a blessing to ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 9:27 am

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Gray announces candidacy for council seat

Sandra Gray announced her candidacy to run for the Atmore City Council District 5 seat on Monday. Gray has served the Atmore community for over ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 9:21 am

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Our sacred honor is to celebrate birthday

By Rep. Bradley Byrne This weekend America will celebrate its 244th birthday.  Unfortunately, we do so in a time of a pandemic, a struggling economy ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 7:47 pm

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If selected, city will benefit from ag facility

Anytime city officials announce the prospect of another business being located here in Atmore is always a good thing. Mayor Jim Staff announced June 29 ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 7:42 pm

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City vying for ag facility

Atmore Mayor Jim Staff announced June 29 the city’s intention to offer incentives to locate an Alabama farmer-owned agricultural processing facility within the city’s industrial ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 4:42 pm

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Ivey extends safer-at-home order to July 31 at 5 p.m.

An amended Safer at Home Order has been applied statewide, according to Gov. Kay Ivey’s office. The announcement on June 30 extends the current order, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 10:33 am

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Amber alert issued for 1-year-old black male

An amber alert has been issued for Elisha Jenkins, a 1-year-old black male who was abducted, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. The abductor ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, June 29, 2020 11:58 pm

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ASDOE: Schools to reopen in fall

Alabama State Department of Education officials announced today that all K-12 schools intend to reopen this fall. State Superintendent Dr. Eric Mackey said in a ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Friday, June 26, 2020 11:48 am

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Up 18: ECHA releases county COVID-19 update

The Escambia County Healthcare Authority announced today there have been 112 confirmed COVID-19 cases reported out of its two hospitals in the county. The latest ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Friday, June 26, 2020 10:39 am

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Final Market in Park is Saturday

The final Market in the Park event will be held this Sat., June 27, from 7:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. at Heritage Park. The market ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, June 24, 2020 9:57 am

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I-10, SR-181 closure begins Sunday

Interchange to shift to new diamond configuration The Interstate 10 and State Route 181 interchange in Malbis will be closed beginning this Sun., June 28, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, June 24, 2020 9:55 am

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Public meeting keeps dialogue open

Citizens ask questions of city during meeting The path to understanding in Atmore is unfolding. City and area pastors held a public meeting at Atmore ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, June 24, 2020 9:49 am

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Chamber to hold digital candidate forum

By Taneisha Woods Throughout the country, in today’s political climate, politics are becoming a very contentious area. The Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce announced June ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, June 24, 2020 9:46 am

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Bolden retires after 40 years of service in education

By Barrett Edge Deborah Bolden retired from the Escambia County School System on Thursday. A graduate of Escambia County High School and resident of Atmore, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, June 24, 2020 9:37 am

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ECSS welcomes new principals

By Barrett Edge The Escambia County School System acquired many new faces at the June board meeting. Effective July 1, the board hired four new ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, June 24, 2020 9:31 am

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Stay energy efficient this summer

The hum of air conditioners is continuing to be heard as summer officially kicked off last weekend. Because more people are staying home more due ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, June 24, 2020 9:29 am

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Fourth of July Festivities during Covid-19

UPDATE: The Flomaton, Century and Pensacola, Fla. fireworks shows have been canceled. By Mazah Grimes The Atmore Advance In order to commemorate the birthday of ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, June 24, 2020 9:25 am

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America needs building up, not tearing down

By Rep. Bradley Byrne   Our brilliant Founders built our democracy upon two different but complimentary pillars.  The first and more obvious pillar is our ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, June 24, 2020 9:21 am

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When you go out, wear a facemask

They may be itchy. They may be uncomfortable to wear. They may be hot on your face. They may be hard to breathe through. Facemasks ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, June 24, 2020 9:20 am

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ECHA: 94 reported cases of COVID-19 in county

The Escambia County Healthcare Authority announced Tuesday there have been 94 confirmed COVID-19 cases reported out of its two hospitals in the county. The latest ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Tuesday, June 23, 2020 11:19 am

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ECHA: 85 reported cases of COVID0-19

The Escambia County Healthcare Authority announced today there have been 85 confirmed COVID-19 cases reported out of its two hospitals in the county. The latest ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, June 19, 2020 9:50 am

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4 new principals named at ECSS meeting

The Escambia County School System named four new principals at its regularly-scheduled meeting today. Toya McMillan was named the principal at Rachel Patterson Elementary School; ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, June 18, 2020 3:40 pm