Amory is a great place to live, work and worship. Its educational and medical facilities are second to none. Churches abound. Industry loves the Amory area, whose people have a great work ethic.
The Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway provides boaters, water skiers and fishermen a great place to enjoy their past times. There are numerous public access areas with boat ramps. Bass, crappie, bream and catfish, in abundance, populate the Tenn-Tom.
Amory is home to a mammoth, ultra-modern county governmental building which houses justice court, various county offices and the Monroe County Chamber of Commerce.
The Amory School District consists of five campuses, which accommodate K thru 12 and a vocational center. Approximately 45% of the faculty have Master’s degrees or above. Curriculum, which ranges from a college preparatory program to a comprehensive vocational program, provides for a wide range of learning capabilities, backgrounds and interests. The school system serves approximately 1885 students in pre-k through twelfth grades. An excellent athletic program includes football, basketball, baseball, girls’ softball, cross-country, tennis, track, soccer, golf and swimming.
Gilmore Memorial Regional Medical Center, a 95-bed facility, provides numerous services, including an emergency center, outpatient services, surgery department, transitional care center, a brand new state of the art women’s center, which includes a neonatal intensive care unit, birthing room, laser surgery and more, as well as a fitness center (has weight training equipment, cardiovascular equipment, fitness classes and an indoor competition-size heated swimming pool).
Amory has a river port and an industrial park adjacent to the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway. The very diversified industrial base includes aluminum and steel tubing, industrial valves, truck body manufacturing, timber, furniture, fertilizer, and boats. Kinder-Morgan operates a bulk material handling terminal at the Port of Amory located at Mile 369 on the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway.
Amory is very definitely a community that “has it all”… a community that is “on the right track”.