ALERT

COVID-19

Please click the link below to stay up to date on information related to the COVID-19 virus.

READ MORE

Category: News

Mayfest Is Back!

Mayfest is one of our very favorite events, but with the invasion of COVID-19, it simply couldn’t happen at the regularly scheduled time. However, we are thrilled to say that Mayfest will be happening July 31—August 1 of this year at Tom Byrne Park! Mayfest: Optimism in the Face of Setbacks Executive Director of the… Read more

COVID-19: What You Need to Know

While we’re still learning about the novel coronavirus, there are a lot of things we do know—like how it spreads, and how best to protect yourself and others. Keep reading for more information.  How to Protect Yourself Right now, there is no vaccine to prevent COVID-19. That means that the best way to prevent getting… Read more

Vaccines Are Coming to Escambia County and Brewton City Schools

This month, Brewton, Atmore and Flomaton communities will be partaking in School Based Vaccination Clinics to vaccinate children and protect them from HPV. According to a county-wide report, Alabama is in the top two percentile in the country for cervical cancer rates, and in the top five percentile for cervical cancer deaths. Human papilloma virus… Read more

Get to Know the Joyce B. Bolden Room

On February 10, 2020, the Atmore Public Library dedicated a room to Joyce B. Bolden to honor her dedication and commitment to the APL for 30 years. In November of 1975, Joyce became the director of Atmore Public Library. During her 30 years of leadership, she helped consolidate the Cornelia Elmore Library with the W.R…. Read more

Atmore’s Art Walk Project Moves Full Steam Ahead

Officials revealed the second phase of Atmore’s Art Walk at Escambia County High School on Tuesday, December 17, 2019. This second phase includes art installations of trains and bike racks featured throughout downtown Atmore. The installations were created to promote tourism, boost commerce, educate children, inspire the community, and spur workforce development by bringing attention… Read more

Brownfield 101 Workshop

Atmore City Hall is hosting a Brownfield 101 Workshop on November 14 from 5 to 7 p.m. For an overview of the Brownfields Program, keep reading! Then, we’ll see you at City Hall for even more information so we can all help in rebuilding Alabama.  What Are Brownfields? Brownfields are properties that are either contaminated,… Read more

Recycling in Atmore

Join us in reducing Atmore’s environmental impact—our city-wide clean-up and electronics drive is Saturday, November 2! Have your trash at your normal pick-up location Saturday morning no later than 6 a.m. During this one-time event, you’ll be able to recycle: Electronics Furniture Paint Motor oil Tires And more! In addition to this, our annual recycling… Read more

Atmore’s Legacy: The First Female Football Player in America

So much great history surrounds our community, and it’s important that we be reminded of where we came from, and some of the great things our predecessors accomplished. One of those things is being home to the first female football player in the country!  Luverne Wise Luverne “Toad” Wise, a student as Escambia High School,… Read more

Who Was Tarzan White?

Born December 6, 1915 in Atmore Alabama, Arthur Pershing “Tarzan” White accomplished more than most people do in a lifetime. A college and pro football star, world-champion wrestler, military officer, and scholar, Tarzan was known for his dedication as well as his gentle nature.  Half real-life feats of strength, ability, and intelligence, half folklore, Tarzan… Read more