Category: News

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

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Alabama is the largest one-to-one mentoring organization in the region and changes the lives of children in the area every day. The organization enlists the help of volunteers (Bigs) to help children (Littles) realize their full potential and plan their futures with confidence. These volunteers nurture the children they’re… Read more

Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company of Atmore

Vice President and Partner of Pepsi Bottling Company in Atmore Dale Ash is proud of her company’s involvement in the local community. As one of the smallest franchises in the country—covering just three and a half counties—it more than pulls its weight in donations and supporting the community. Some of their coworkers serve on almost… Read more

Atmore’s March Business of the Month

Johnson Ford was named March’s Business of the Month! They’ve served the city of Atmore for over 20 years, starting in 1990, and add to the history of our city. When you visit Johnson Ford, you know you’ll be greeted with a warm smile and exceptional service—while some dealerships may see you as a walking… Read more

City of Atmore’s Strand Theater

Everyone’s hometown has some kind of landmark that’s important to its past. Whether it’s a park, a building, a sign, or a statue, these things hold sentiment to the people who live there. Something sentimental to the people of Atmore, Alabama was taken away six years ago—but it’s about to come back. Strand Theater Back… Read more

True Valor In Vietnam: Vietnam Veterans Day

True Valor In Vietnam: Vietnam Veterans Day Saturday, March 30, 2019 4:00 pm Atmore City Hall 201 E Louisville Ave, Atmore, AL 36502 We will be honoring Vietnam Veterans, but all are invited to attend. Complimentary gift to all Vietnam Veterans in attendance. Guest Speaker Vietnam Veteran, Motivational Speaker & Best Selling Author David Harman… Read more