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RSTC recognizes honor students

By   /  June 22, 2016  /  Education  /  Comments Off on RSTC recognizes honor students

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Reid State Technical College students from Escambia County achieved recognition for Spring Semester 2016 academic honors. President’s and Dean’s List students were presented certificates for academic performance. President’s List requires a 4.0 GPA for a minimum of 12 semester hours of college level work. Dean’s List recognizes students with a 3.5 or above but below a 4.0 […]

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First band concert is Sunday

By   /  June 22, 2016  /  Community  /  Comments Off on First band concert is Sunday

You have three opportunities to hear the Escambia County Community Band this summer. The first is Sunday afternoon, June 26, 3 p.m., at First Baptist Church, Atmore. The next concert is Sunday afternoon July 3, at 3 p.m., at First United Methodist Church, Brewton. The third concert will be July 4, around 7:30 p.m., at […]

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GSUMC holding patriotic concert

By   /  June 22, 2016  /  Community, Events  /  Comments Off on GSUMC holding patriotic concert

Colors presented by a US Naval Air Training Center unit will open the annual Patriotic Concert in the sanctuary of Gulf Shores United Methodist Church on Sunday, July 3 at 7 p.m. The concert is free and the public is welcome. Reserved seating is available for all concert season supporters. A free-will offering will be […]

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Adjust your activities to avoid heat-related illnesses

By   /  June 22, 2016  /  Community  /  Comments Off on Adjust your activities to avoid heat-related illnesses

The Alabama Department of Public Health advises the public to be alert to the warning signs of heat-related illnesses. Heat-related illnesses occur when the body’s temperature control system is overloaded. The Alabama Department of Public Health cautions everyone to be alert to the warnings that may signal help is needed. Heat stroke, sometimes called sunstroke, […]

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GP supports Alabama Clean Water Partnership

By   /  June 22, 2016  /  Business, Community  /  Comments Off on GP supports Alabama Clean Water Partnership

The Conecuh-Sepulga & Blackwater River Clean Water Partnership (CSBCWP) held their second quarter meeting on June 2 at Perdido River Farms, hosted by the Poarch Creek Indians in Atmore. Suzanne Anderson, Manager of Public Affairs, Georgia-Pacific (Brewton Mill), took this opportunity to present a donation to the ACWP for $5,000. Janet Wofford, Facilitator with the […]

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UB again certified as CDFI

By   /  June 22, 2016  /  Business, Community  /  Comments Off on UB again certified as CDFI

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United Bank announced recently that it has once again been certified by the Department of the Treasury as a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI). The designation is the result of United Bank’s ongoing commitment to enhancing the economic vitality of low to moderate income communities in Alabama and in Northwest Florida. This announcement marks the […]

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UB brings financial fun to local elementary students

By   /  June 22, 2016  /  Business, Community  /  Comments Off on UB brings financial fun to local elementary students

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More than 330 students at eight different schools across the region heard from United Bank employees from April through May about the importance of saving as part of the American Bankers Association’s annual Teach Children to Save awareness program. Teach Children to Save was developed by the ABA’s Education Foundation and pairs member banks with […]

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UB receives BauerFinancial 5-Star rating

By   /  June 22, 2016  /  Business, Community  /  Comments Off on UB receives BauerFinancial 5-Star rating

United Bank has received a 5-Star Superior rating for strength and security from BauerFinancial, the nation’s leading independent bank rating firm. The 5-Star award recognizes United Bank’s financial strength and performance and is based on profitability, capital, level of delinquent loans, charge-offs, repossessed assets and liquidity. The rankings are based on the bank’s March 31 […]

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Tennessee trip

By   /  June 8, 2016  /  Community  /  Comments Off on Tennessee trip

A group from the Community Friendship Club took a trip to Gatlinburg, Tenn., and they took Atmore News with them. Shown are, from left, front, Robert Grissette Jr., Michelle Frye, Eugenia Etheridge (holding the paper), Latressa Wilson, James Wilson; back, Abe Bishop, Layton Frye, Deborah Bishop, Delois Wilson, Joanna Silar Wilson and Michael Wilson Jr. […]

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Perdido Elementary honors outstanding students

By   /  June 8, 2016  /  Education  /  Comments Off on Perdido Elementary honors outstanding students

  Perdido Elementary School recently recognized students in first through fifth grades for their outstanding academic performance for the school year. In addition, each class selected one student who exhibited exemplary Citizenship for the year and the Special Olympic Athletes of the Year. Those students are as follows: First grade: Noah Cale, Ava Duff, Skylin […]

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