YMCA staying open

YMCA staying open

The Atmore Area YMCA has secured enough immediate funding to keep its doors open until the end of the 2014 calendar year. Paul Chason, CEO ... Read more

Latest news

Humane Society may close shelter

The future of the Humane Society of Escambia County remains unclear as commissioners failed to take action this week on proposal that would keep the ... Read more

  1. Walmart hosting health fair Aug. 1
  2. RSTC to offer new programs in fall
  3. Robert Faircloth passes away

The Latest

Gulf Winds officially donates $10K to Y effort

Gulf Winds Federal Credit Union has committed an immediate $10,000 to the Atmore Area YMCA to help keep its doors open to the Atmore community ... Read more

Extra ‘Market in the Park’ is Saturday

The “Market in the Park” has been a success since moving to its new location, according to Sheryl Vickery, executive director of the Atmore Area ... Read more

YMCA to stay open till December

YMCA to stay open till December

The Atmore Area YMCA has secured enough immediate funding to keep its doors open until the end of the 2014 calendar year. Paul Chason, CEO ... Read more

YMCA needs $20K to stay open till December

If the YMCA can raise $20,000 by Monday, Aug. 4, it can remain open until the end of the calendar year. Allen Walston, treasurer of ... Read more

YMCA’s future discussed at forum

YMCA’s future discussed at forum

About 80 people filled the gymnasium at the Atmore Area YMCA on Tuesday night, coming together for a community forum to learn more about the ... Read more

  1. County jail officer arrested
  2. Walmart opening 2 weeks away
  3. Sheriff’s Office warns of ‘gift card scam’
  4. Back from Boys, Girls State
  5. Strange takes PCI dispute to federal appeals court
  6. Smith congratulates victorious Albritton
  7. Albritton to face Smith
  8. Smith kicks off Senate campaign
  9. City hears from citizens concerned about YMCA
  10. Walmart staff working toward Aug. 6 opening
  11. Chamber to host YMCA forum
  12. County church group giving out supply backpacks
  13. YMCA may close on Aug. 29
  14. Attempted rape suspect captured
  15. Primary runoff election next Tuesday
  16. Free business workshop Thursday
  17. Man, 33, killed in car crash
  18. Jordan replaces Byrne as circuit judge
  19. United Fund short of $55K goal
  20. Death row inmate dies
  21. NHS graduate killed in crash
  22. Jordan to replace Byrne as circuit judge
  23. Woman hurt in car crash
  24. McMillan drops out of tax assessor’s race

Sports

EA installing new lights

EA installing new lights

Escambia Academy fans that attend games at EA’s Bachelor Field this season will notice an improved game-night experience. Last Friday, the school installed new light ... Read more

  1. Devils learn skills at UWF camp
  2. Atmore 2nd at state Cal Ripken tourney
  3. Kids learn Bible at basketball camp

Lifestyles

T.R. Miller student wins 2015 DYW

T.R. Miller student wins 2015 DYW

Saturday was a night filled with beauty and poise, as 10 lovely young ladies took to the stage at Jeff Davis Community College to vie ... Read more

‘Oliver!’ hits stage

‘Oliver!’ hits stage

Charles Dickens’ beloved story of an orphaned boy in London will come to life this week at the Greater Escambia Council for the Arts (GECA) ... Read more

Sour drinks, sweet purpose

Sour drinks, sweet purpose

By Allison Brown, The Atmore Advance A little girl in Atmore gave the phrase “dog days of summer” a new meaning last week. Lamaria JaKaysia ... Read more

Editorial

Support the kids in GECA!

This week will be a special time at the Greater Escambia Council for the Arts (GECA) theater, as more than 100 citizens come together to ... Read more

Columns

Gross was a great asset to our fair city

Again, it’s always good to write good news about good people. Dr. Steve Shirley and former ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

We should give our president a chance

As I was performing the mundane task of mowing my swampy crawfish laden lot, I had a transcending surprise — a redheaded woodpecker swooped down ... Read more

Schools

RSTC to offer new programs in fall

Reid State Technical College will offer two programs in Health Information Technology and Medical Assisting Technology in the upcoming fall semester. Coretta Boykin, assistant dean ... Read more

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