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ECHS 50 Days of Summer Giveaway

By   /  August 24, 2016  /  Community  /  Comments Off on ECHS 50 Days of Summer Giveaway

The Escambia County High School 50 Days of Summer Giveaway ended Monday, August 22. Proceeds from the giveaway benefit athletic and other programs at ECHS. Principal Dennis Fuqua said raising this money gives administration the flexibility to address immediate needs at the school. He expressed his appreciation to everyone who purchased a ticket and said […]

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RSTC nurses pinned

By   /  August 24, 2016  /  Community, Education  /  Comments Off on RSTC nurses pinned

Reid State Technical College held LPN Pinning and Candle Lighting ceremonies on August 6. Atmore Health Careers graduates were presented pins and awards for outstanding achievement. Class Valedictorian and Florence Nightingale Awards were presented to Sabria Redmond-Fountain. Melissa Pouncey was selected Salutatorian with the second highest GPA. LPNs pinned were Madison Amerson, Atmore; Cindy Stacey-Coleman, […]

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Local student participates in national program – Scholarship encourages Native American students into health careers

By   /  August 24, 2016  /  Community  /  Comments Off on Local student participates in national program – Scholarship encourages Native American students into health careers

Melea McGhee was one of 25 teenagers nationwide to participate in the 18th Association of American Indian Physicians’ National Native American Youth Initiative (NNAYI) program. Melea, a student at Escambia County High School, attended the nine-day program held in Washington, D.C. this summer. Melea is the daughter of Brandi Rutherford and Perry McGhee and is […]

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Attending the family reunion

By   /  August 24, 2016  /  Community  /  Comments Off on Attending the family reunion

Barbara Poole-Harris of Atmore and her daughter, Lantoria Harris, formerly of Atmore, attended the Poole-Taylor family reunion in July 8-10 in Georgia. Everyone took in a number of historic sights and toured the CNN Building where this photo was taken. Relatives came from Alabama, Texas, Florida, Georgia and Kentucky. Hostesses for the reunion were Mary […]

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Moore speaks at Chamber program

By   /  August 24, 2016  /  Community  /  Comments Off on Moore speaks at Chamber program

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Escambia County Tax Assessor Thad Moore was the guest speaker at the Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce’s Breakfast with an Elected Official session on Tuesday (Aug. 16). Moore enlightened the two dozen or so in attendance on the operations of his office, including the various exemptions that are available for those who live on their […]

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Update on Mary Ellen Ray – Family sets up healthfundit account

By   /  August 24, 2016  /  Community  /  Comments Off on Update on Mary Ellen Ray – Family sets up healthfundit account

In the June 29, 2016 edition of Atmore News, we introduced you to Mary Ellen Ray, daughter of Joe and Jeni Ray. Mary Ellen is an 18-year-old young lady with cerebral palsy and epilepsy who is largely confined to a wheelchair and has limited speech. In June 2015, Mary Ellen fell off a porch and […]

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U.S. marshals warn of jury duty phone scams

By   /  August 24, 2016  /  Community  /  Comments Off on U.S. marshals warn of jury duty phone scams

Washington – The U.S. Marshals Service is warning the public of a nationwide telephone scam involving individuals claiming to be U.S. marshals, court officers or law enforcement officials seeking to collect a fine in lieu of arrest for failing to report for jury duty. The U.S. Marshals Service does not call anyone to arrange payment […]

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United Bank employees donate to United Fund

By   /  August 17, 2016  /  Community  /  Comments Off on United Bank employees donate to United Fund

Each year United Bank employees pledge their support for United Fund of Atmore through payroll deduction. To support its employees and the United Fund, United Bank Charitable Foundation is proud to match United Bank employee donations dollar for dollar. On August 10, Tina Brooks of United Bank Charitable Foundation presented a check for $722.97 to […]

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Reception planned for Grace Ikner

By   /  August 17, 2016  /  Community, Events  /  Comments Off on Reception planned for Grace Ikner

A drop in reception will be held today (Wednesday, August 17) for Grace Ikner who is moving to Charlotte, North Carolina, later this month. Mrs. Ikner has been a fixture in Atmore since moving here from Pine Hill, Ala., in 1963. She taught school for many years and is a faithful committed member of First […]

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Atmore Nursing Center service awards – Friday, August 12

By   /  August 17, 2016  /  Community  /  Comments Off on Atmore Nursing Center service awards – Friday, August 12

           

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