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COVID-19: Statewide ‘stay-at-home’ order issued

Order effective at 5 p.m. tomorrow, Sat., April 4 State officials issued a statewide stay-at-home order to help ... Read more | Add your comment

COVID-19: 2nd case confirmed in Escambia County, Ala.

The Alabama Department of Public Health today announced the second confirmed case of COVID-19 in Escambia County, Ala. ... Read more | Add your comment

Honoring Healthcare Workers

Atmore’s first responders and residents gathered at Atmore Community Hospital Sunday night to honor healthcare workers who are ... Read more | Add your comment

Sewing Soldiers

Community comes together to make face masks By Kaitlin Holley Not all heroes wear capes. Most wear masks. ... Read more | Add your comment

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ECHS principal resigning

Escambia County High School Principal Dennis Fuqua is changing jobs. Fuqua confirmed with The Atmore Advance today that he is resigning, and his last day ... Read more | Add your comment

by Andrew Garner.

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Trains unveiled for art walk project

“If Pensacola (Fla.) can have pelicans, why can’t Atmore have trains?” That was one question that turned into reality as officials unveiled the second phase ... Read more | Add your comment

by Andrew Garner.

Sports

Spain Park’s Barker named 2020 Miss Basketball

By Special to the Advance Spain Park’s Sarah Ashlee Barker is the Alabama Sports Writers Association 33rd Miss Basketball and first from Spain Park. The ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 3, 2020 11:00 pm

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School meals program canceled

The Escambia County Schools System’s free meals program has been canceled because of the statewide stay-at-home order that was issued today, according to officials. Assistant ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 3, 2020 6:53 pm

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April 3 statewide health order

View the order here: soe-covid19-040320 Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 3, 2020 5:31 pm

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COVID-19: Law Day canceled

First cancelation in 43 years Law Day, slated to be held this May, has been canceled, according to officials. Attorney Charles Godwin announced the cancelation ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Thursday, April 2, 2020 4:50 pm

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ADEM: Tap water is 100% safe

Agency encouraging people not to hoard cases of water The Alabama Department of Environmental Management announced Tuesday that there isn’t a need to hoard cases ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, April 1, 2020 4:04 pm

Escambia County High School

Spring sports canceled

‘The kids are devastated’ “The kids are devastated over it.” That’s how Escambia County athletic director and head football coach Scott Mason described student athletes’ ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, April 1, 2020 9:55 am

Columnists

Healthcare workers tribute gave me chills

Walking around the Atmore Community Hospital grounds Sunday night, I felt a chill. And it wasn’t because of the weather. Atmore first responders, including fire ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, April 1, 2020 9:53 am

Columnists

Hope in the time of coronavirus

By Rep. Bradley Byrne In Genesis 2, God says, “It is not good that the man should be alone.”  He made us for Himself, but ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, April 1, 2020 9:52 am

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Hurricane season begins June 1

By Kaitlin Holley   Coronavirus has canceled many things, but unfortunately hurricane season won’t be one of them. Hurricane season kicks off June 1, and ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, April 1, 2020 9:51 am

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APD investigating homicide

The Atmore Police Department is seeking information in regard to a death investigation at a residence on Jones Street. “On Thursday, March 26, 2020, at ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Monday, March 30, 2020 1:48 pm

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Chamber: Mayfest postponed

Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce officials today announced the postponement of Mayfest for the public’s safety due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Chamber officials said in ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Monday, March 30, 2020 10:29 am

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City adopts resolution giving police authority to issue summons

Mayor issues health directive, closing all parks at 5 p.m. today The Atmore City Council Saturday morning adopted a resolution giving city police officers the ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Saturday, March 28, 2020 10:31 am

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ADPH reports 1st Escambia County (Ala.) COVID-19 case

The Alabama Department of Public Health confirmed late this afternoon Escambia County’s first confirmed case of coronavirus (COVID-19). The Escambia County patient hasn’t been identified, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, March 27, 2020 6:19 pm

News

Tribal Chair: We are all in this together

Poarch Creek Indian Tribal Chair and CEO Stephanie Bryan said to the general council during a video message today  that “we are all in this ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, March 27, 2020 5:21 pm

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COVID-19: All ‘non-essential’ businesses to close

Gov. Kay Ivey and Alabama Department of Public Health officials announced today the closure of all non-essential businesses statewide because of the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Friday, March 27, 2020 12:59 pm

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Tip your favorite servers, bartenders virtually

Local servers and bartenders can now receive tips online. Gov. Kay Ivey announced a statewide public health order on March 19 to aid in the ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Friday, March 27, 2020 10:58 am

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All K-12 public schools to remain closed

UPDATE: Escambia Academy will close school for remainder of year Alternate learning will begin April 6 Gov. Kay Ivey announced today that all K-12 public ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, March 26, 2020 6:56 pm

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ADOC: Inmate dies from inmate-on-inmate assault at Fountain

An inmate died from injuries sustained during an assault on March 24 at Fountain Correctional Facility just outside of Atmore, according to the Alabama Department ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, March 25, 2020 10:37 am

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ALT+WORSHIP

CLARIFICATION: In the following article, which was published in today’s print edition of The Atmore Advance, it said that Pastor Kevin Garrett broadcast church services ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Wednesday, March 25, 2020 10:26 am

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Chamber cancels upcoming events

By Special to the Advance The Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce announced recently the cancelation of upcoming events to help limit the spread of COVID-19. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, March 25, 2020 9:53 am

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ACH names Alisha Stabler radiology manager

By Special to the Advance Atmore Community Hospital (ACH) announced recently that Alisha Stabler has been promoted to the position of radiology manager. Stabler joined ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, March 25, 2020 9:51 am

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Churches adjust worship to help prevent spread of COVID-19

Many church goers won’t have to leave the comfort of their homes as local churches are switching to streaming Sunday services to help prevent the ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Saturday, March 21, 2020 9:52 pm

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Alabama Power amending business hours statewide

Alabama Power announced today it is adjusting its business office operations located throughout the state to protect the health of its customers, employees and communities. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, March 21, 2020 5:49 pm

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ECSS providing meals to children beginning March 30

The Escambia County School System announced today that it will provide free meals for children 18 years and under beginning March 30 and on during ... Read more

by Andrew Garner, Friday, March 20, 2020 2:53 pm

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ACH visitors policy amended

ECHA confirms there are no cases of COVID-19 at facilities The Escambia County Healthcare Authority (ECHA) announced today that there have been zero confirmed cases ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, March 20, 2020 1:47 pm