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Van Pelt, Hodgen promoted

By   /  November 19, 2014  /  News  /  Comments Off

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The Board of Directors of First Suncoast Trust Bancshares, Inc. and subsidiary bank, First National Bank & Trust, have named Stephen Van Pelt a Senior Vice President and Senior Loan Officer. They have also named Tracey Hodgen a Vice President. “It is with great pleasure that FNB&T recognizes Stephen Van Pelt and Tracey Hodgen for […]

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House burns on Horner

By   /  November 14, 2014  /  Featured, News  /  Comments Off

            The Atmore Fire Department (AFD) was called to a home at 500 E. Horner Street Friday night, November 14, and quickly extinguished the fire in the home. The call came in just after 8:15 p.m. and four units from the AFD responded along with officers from the Atmore Police […]

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Car burns at Masland Carpets

By   /  November 14, 2014  /  Featured, News  /  Comments Off

          A cold morning heated up quickly for the driver of a 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix that caught fire in the parking lot of Masland Carpets on Carpet Drive Friday morning, November 14. The driver said that he had driven his girlfriend’s car to work Friday, when he noticed the car […]

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City Council honors ECHS volleyball team

By   /  November 12, 2014  /  News  /  Comments Off

The Escambia County High School volleyball team was honored by the Atmore City Council at its meeting Monday, November 10. According to Atmore Mayor Jim Staff, the team is the first volleyball team in school history to make it to the Alabama state tournament. Team members are, from left, Head Coach Sarah Lindsey, seniors Christin […]

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WCH names new corporate chef

By   /  November 12, 2014  /  News  /  Comments Off

Wind Creek Hospitality (WCH) has announced that Chef Peter D’Andrea is the new Corporate Executive Chef. Chef Peter brings over 30 years of experience in food and beverage to Alabama. One of his most exciting cooking experiences was cooking with renowned chef Julia Child at her 80th birthday party. D’Andrea’s culinary journey began as an […]

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NHS student passes away prompting program cancellation

By   /  November 10, 2014  /  Featured, News  /  Comments Off

A Northview High School (NHS) student involved in an accident Friday, November 7, passed away at Sacred Heart Hospital Monday morning, November 10 according to official sources at NHS. NHS announces the cancellation of Veterans Day events Monday out of respect for the student and her family. Darion Riley, 16, of Molino Florida was a […]

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Theft, arson at We Care Economy Shop (additional updated with additional photos)

By   /  November 6, 2014  /  Featured, News  /  Comments Off

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Theft, arson at We Care Economy Shop (updated) Arrests have been made of two suspects who stole three carloads of donated items from the back of We Care Economy Shop, then apparently set the donation drop box on fire. There were tense moments as the call came in at 7:50 p.m., that there was a […]

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Travel Plaza Business of the Month

By   /  November 5, 2014  /  News  /  Comments Off

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Poarch Creek Travel Plaza is the Chamber of Commerce Business of the Month for November. The presentation was made Monday, Nov. 3. Shown are, from left, Sheryl Vickery, Chamber Executive Director; Donna Henry, Economic Development Coordinator; Kitty Stuart, Director of Retail Operations; Anne Hetzel, Chamber President; Ben Odom (back), Chamber board member; Brandon McGhee, Maintenance […]

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Wind Creek Hospitality names new executives

By   /  November 5, 2014  /  News  /  Comments Off

Wind Creek Hospitality (WCH) has promoted two Poarch Creek Indian tribal members in the gaming operations office. Arthur Mothershed will serve as Vice President of Business Development, and Tim Ramer has been promoted to Property Manager for Wind Creek Atmore (WCA). Both have years of management and leadership experience with Poarch Creek Indian-owned businesses. “Both […]

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Megginson joins UB

By   /  November 5, 2014  /  News  /  Comments Off

United Bank’s President and CEO Robert R. Jones, III announced that Boyd “Bo” Megginson has joined the United Bank team as Vice President for Business Lending Services. In his role, Megginson will drive business development efforts for the bank with an emphasis on small business lending. He also brings more than 20 years of business […]

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