Category: Action Center

100+ Jobs Coming to Atmore Thanks to Peanut Shelling Plant

Alabama has long been a key player in the peanut farming industry. Miles of primed land and warmer temperatures lay the perfect groundwork for its nutty goodness. As farmers work their magic, Coastal Growers LLC is investing $87 million to build a peanut-shelling plant and storage facility in Atmore, further designating the area as a… Read more

The Latest in the Downtown Atmore Revitalization Project

If you’ve recently driven through Atmore’s beloved downtown, you probably couldn’t help but notice the progress being made on the downtown beautification project by First National Bank and Trust. The First National Bank announced the improvements to the property on Main Street on February 20, which is adjacent to the bank’s main office.  According to… Read more

Free Lunches for Children 18 years of Age and Younger

Beginning Monday, April 13th, Grace Fellowship Church, 1412 East Nashville Avenue in Atmore will begin serving lunches for children up to age 18 years old on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, from 11 am until 1 pm or until the food is gone.

How Atmore Is Bouncing Back from COVID-19

As of April 30, Alabama has seen almost 7,000 cases of COVID-19, and experienced the loss of many. Governor Kay Ivey is taking the stance to continue keeping Alabamians at home as much as possible––to prevent spreading the virus to others in the state, and above all, to keep our families safe. In Atmore, our… Read more

The Top 5 Things to Do in Atmore, Alabama

Atmore, Alabama is a picturesque town situated at the north edge of Escambia County. A mere 50 miles north of Pensacola, Florida and 54 miles northeast of Mobile, Alabama, this idyllic city is the perfect weekend getaway to explore the adventure and beauty Alabama has to offer.  Known as the home of the Poarch Band… Read more

Atmore: Where We’ve Been, Where We’re Going

Where We’ve Been What started as a small settlement has grown into the largest city in Escambia County. The city of Atmore began with an entrepreneur named William Larkin Williams who opened a supply facility that would eventually turn into a warm and lively town. By 1866 the area had a name—Williams Station, named after… Read more

Disaster Readiness and Response

The City of Atmore has worked diligently to prepare for possible disaster response activities such as it experienced after hurricanes Ivan and Dennis. A contract is in place to procure disaster debris management services for the City should the need arise. This web page is another part of the strategy of being prepared. Here you… Read more

Resources and Links

FEMA Web site: Alabama Emergency Management Agency Web Site: National Hurricane Center, NOAA: National Weather Service: American Red Cross: