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Statewide Mask Order Extended

With COVID-19 having reached its one-year mark in its pandemic status, vaccination distribution is well under way. Many states have already lifted their mandated mask order for their residents and guests. Alabama is not one of them—yet. Governor Kay Ivey recently extended the Safer at Home Order, which includes a statewide mask requirement, until April… Read more

COVID-19 Vaccine FAQs

As the COVID-19 vaccine continues to roll out within strategic phases, you may have questions about the vaccine and how it is being administered. Atmore residents and business owners are the city’s No. 1 priority, which is why we continue to provide the latest updates from The Alabama Department of Public Health. Check in with… Read more

Mask Order Extended Through March 5

Alabama’s “Safer at Home” order was set to expire on January 22 at 5 p.m. However Gov. Kay Ivey extended the order to March 5 at 5 p.m. This was Gov. Ivey’s 22nd State of the Emergency proclamation made in response to the coronavirus.  Gov. Ivey was urged by health officials to continue to mask… Read more

Plans to Finish Atmore Bridges in Progress

It looks like the year 2021 is on its way to offering smoother navigation of roads and bridges in the City of Atmore and surrounding areas. It’s all thanks to Rebuild Alabama, the county’s road resurfacing program, which includes the completion of several projects in the region. The Escambia County Commissioner’s plan hopes to have… Read more

ECCPC Granted $105K for Youth Programs in Atmore

As the largest city in Escambia County, Atmore has grown into an attractive town to call home for families and businesses. This includes an active youth that offers great potential to the future of Atmore. As with many growing cities, socio-economic disadvantages and a simple lack of resources can challenge communities, as well as the… Read more

Affected by Hurricane Sally? Know Your Facts

Residents and businesses along the Gulf Coast have been greatly affected by Hurricane Sally and its destructive aftermath. This includes many people in Alabama, including the City of Atmore. Trying to help those affected sort through fact and fiction during recovery efforts, the department of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, FEMA, offered these responses… Read more

Atmore Author Releases 15th Book

Atmore native Lou Vickery recently announced the release of his newest book, “Alabama Creek Indians.” This is his fifteenth book, and highlights historical facts about the Creek Indians in the state of Alabama.  According to a media release, Lou Vickery is an Alabama Creek Indian through the Moniac lineage, one of the original Poarch Creek… Read more

Meet Atmore’s Film Company: Around the Reel

For many of us, 2020 has felt like a very realistic movie––a global pandemic, wildfires, and the harrowing election coming up have all made this year feel almost otherworldly. One catastrophic event after another—the perfect setting for a film.  For one company in particular, 2020 has been the perfect year to start a filmmaking community… Read more

Be Prepared for Hurricanes With This Checklist

Prime Atlantic hurricane season is August, September, and October. This means, the next few months could harness unpredictable weather patterns––to say the least. The most important thing you can do right now is get yourself, your family, and your home prepared.  Ideally, you should stock seven basic items in your home: water, food, first aid… Read more

Congratulations to ECSS’s Four New Principals

Many new smiling faces were added at the Escambia County School System June board meeting, where the board hired four new principals, along with approximately 80 other new employees.  Toya McMillan was named the principal at Rachel Patterson Elementary School; Leah Fuqua was named the principal at Huxford Elementary School; Takecia Barlow of Montgomery was… Read more