What is the Atmore Advance?


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The Atmore Advance is a weekly community newspaper that covers the Escambia County area of Alabama and neighboring Florida. Its sections include news, sports, lifestyle, religion and obituaries.

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The Atmore Advance takes its name from Atmore, Alabama. Atmore Newspapers, Inc. is the company that publishes the paper. The Atmore Advance and its supplemental publication, the Escambia Advertiser, are published every Wednesday, as of 2016.

The online version of the newspaper divides its news by location. Areas covered include Atmore, Canoe, Huxford, Freemanville and Perdido. It also features news from Bratt, Florida.

The local sports section covers high school and middle school events. Articles related to hunting are also featured in the sports section. The periodical's lifestyle section focuses on birthdays, anniversaries and nostalgic events.

The opinions section features both columnists and letters to the editor and focuses on issues of both local and national importance. The newspaper's records section offers information based on public records. Marriage records, police reports and land transactions are listed.

The classified section features advertisements for housing, jobs, services and automobiles. There are subsections for lost and found, mobile home rentals, and rural land sales.

The website allows users to submit news tips, photographs and announcements. There are also links to the paper's Facebook page and Twitter feed.

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