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

Latest news

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

  1. Extra ‘Market in the Park’ is Saturday
  2. YMCA needs $20K to stay open till December
  3. YMCA’s future discussed at forum

The Latest

County jail officer arrested

An Escambia County Detention Center correctional officer remains in jail after a Friday arrest for allegedly providing cell phones and tobacco to inmates. Chief Deputy ... Read more

Walmart opening 2 weeks away

Walmart opening 2 weeks away

On the inside, Atmore’s new Walmart looks like any other store. There are employees bustling about, stocking shelves and sweeping floors. Colorful merchandise fills the ... Read more

Sheriff’s Office warns of ‘gift card scam’

By Stephanie Nelson For The Advance A “gift card scam” is making its way into Escambia County, and the sheriff’s office is warning residents to ... Read more

Back from Boys, Girls State

Back from Boys, Girls State

Atmore’s American Legion Post 90 and Ladies Auxiliary recently honored 10 local high school juniors, after they returned from their trips to Boys and Girls ... Read more

Strange takes PCI dispute to federal appeals court

The state of Alabama, represented by Attorney General Luther Strange, has taken its case against the Poarch Band of Creek Indians (PCI) Gaming Authority to ... Read more

  1. Smith congratulates victorious Albritton
  2. Albritton to face Smith
  3. Smith kicks off Senate campaign
  4. City hears from citizens concerned about YMCA
  5. Walmart staff working toward Aug. 6 opening
  6. Chamber to host YMCA forum
  7. County church group giving out supply backpacks
  8. YMCA may close on Aug. 29
  9. Attempted rape suspect captured
  10. Primary runoff election next Tuesday
  11. Free business workshop Thursday
  12. Man, 33, killed in car crash
  13. Jordan replaces Byrne as circuit judge
  14. United Fund short of $55K goal
  15. Death row inmate dies
  16. NHS graduate killed in crash
  17. Jordan to replace Byrne as circuit judge
  18. Woman hurt in car crash
  19. McMillan drops out of tax assessor’s race
  20. Judge Byrne to retire
  21. Knott sworn in as new superintendent
  22. Dog stolen from K-9 Kleaners
  23. APD investigating recent home burglaries
  24. Bryan sworn in as PCI chair

Sports

Devils learn skills at UWF camp

Devils learn skills at UWF camp

Baseball players from Escambia County High School, Escambia County Middle School and other area schools had the unique opportunity to learn skills from a national-champion ... Read more

  1. Atmore 2nd at state Cal Ripken tourney
  2. Kids learn Bible at basketball camp
  3. Cougars get ready for 2014 season

Lifestyles

‘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

God bless America!

God bless America!

The sounds of “ooh” and ahh” mixed with patriotic music and the bursting of fireworks at Wind Creek Casino & Hotel on Friday night, during ... 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

1964 was an active year in city’s history

The year 1964 comes to mind as I write this week’s column, particularly that fishing trip ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Thanks for your contributions to our library

Dear Editor, I would like to take this opportunity to thank the Library Partners of Atmore organization and the citizens of our community. Once again ... Read more

Schools

Back from Boys, Girls State

Atmore’s American Legion Post 90 and Ladies Auxiliary recently honored 10 local high school juniors, after they returned from their trips to Boys and Girls ... Read more

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