Category: News

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

Hurricane Preparedness

The most important part of being prepared for natural disasters is to expect the unexpected. Our Emergency Preparedness Guide—What To Do When Disaster Threatens is now available at City Hall for your convenience! Until you grab your copy, here’s some important information on preparing for a hurricane.  Hurricane Preparation The two most important keys to… Read more

The Latest in Atmore

All the information you need about what’s been going on in Atmore, and what’s coming, all in one place. Keep reading for all the details!  Back to School The city of Atmore will be participating in Alabama’s 2019 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday, July 19-21. This is a great convenient and money-saving opportunity to do some… Read more