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UB hosting Screen on the Green

By   /  May 25, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on UB hosting Screen on the Green

United Bank is calling on Star Wars fans of all ages to use the Force for a great cause as part of its Screen on the Green 2016 dinner and outdoor movie. The event will be held Friday, June 3, at Heritage Park, featuring “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” Wind Creek Hospitality’s Good to Go […]

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BOE approves personnel recommendations

By   /  May 25, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on BOE approves personnel recommendations

The following personnel recommendations by Escambia County School Superintendent John Knott were approved by the Board of Education Thursday, May 19. Leave of Absence 1. Tonya Emmons, teacher, A.C. Moore Elementary School, leave of absence under the Family Medical Leave Act, effective April 5, 2016 through May 27, 2016 2. Ollie Jones, 7-hour custodian, Escambia […]

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Food scores released

By   /  May 25, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on Food scores released

The following Escambia County food / lodging establishment ratings were released by the Alabama Department of Public Health for April. Ratings are ranked by score, low to high. FSE = Food Service Establishment Diamond Gasoline Station #24, Hwy. 21, Atmore, 90, limited food Magnolia Super Foods, Inc., East Brewton, 91, retail food store Circle K […]

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PCI hosting USET meeting

By   /  May 18, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on PCI hosting USET meeting

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Monday, May 16, the USET fire passed from the Mississippi Band of Choctaw, where the last meeting was hosted by a member Tribal Nation, to the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, who host this week’s United South and Eastern Tribes, Incorporated’s (USET) 2016 Semi-Annual Meeting. Poarch Band of Creek Indians Chairwoman Stephanie Bryan welcomed attendees […]

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Summer schedules for city pools, tennis

By   /  May 18, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on Summer schedules for city pools, tennis

Houston Avery Park Houston Avery Park city pool will open Tuesday, May 31. The schedule is as follows: Public swimming 2 p.m.-7 p.m. – Monday & Wednesday 2 p.m.-5 p.m. – Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday 7 p.m.-9 p.m. – Tuesday & Thursday Closed on Saturday & Sunday Admission is $1. Adult swimming lessons 7:30 a.m.-9:30 […]

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Johnson-Quimby named Business of the Month

By   /  May 11, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on Johnson-Quimby named Business of the Month

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The Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce selected Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home as Business of the Month for May. Joining personnel at the presentation Thursday, Wednesday, May 4, were Chamber officers and directors and Chamber Ambassadors. Shown are, from left, kneeling, Emmanuel Morris, Chyla Lindsey, Madalynn Grimsley, Makayla Spruill, Saige Garrett, Jakius Brown; middle, Michelle Uriegas, Myrna […]

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MT wins fourth excellence award

By   /  May 11, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on MT wins fourth excellence award

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Muskogee Technology (MT), a subsidiary of Creek Indian Enterprises Development Authority – owned and operated by the Poarch Band of Creek Indians – was awarded the Silver Boeing Performance Excellence Award for 2015 at the Supplier of the Year / Global Supplier Conference in Seattle, Wash. This is the fourth year in a row Muskogee […]

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Council approves new library director

By   /  May 11, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on Council approves new library director

Atmore Public Library will be getting just its third director in 41 years when Cathy McKinley, who has been a fixture at the library for the past 26 years, vacates her position on May 27. Hope Lassiter, currently the manager of Atmore’s Hampton Inn, will take over the head librarian’s duties when McKinley steps down […]

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Hall named FNB&T CFO, Sr. VP

By   /  May 4, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on Hall named FNB&T CFO, Sr. VP

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Wanda Hall, who has been a part of the First National Bank & Trust family for nearly 37 years, has been named Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President. “It is with great pleasure that FNB&T recognizes Wanda Hall for her contributions to our bank,” said Glen F. Davis, the bank’s president & CEO. “Her […]

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BOE approves personnel recommendations

By   /  May 4, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on BOE approves personnel recommendations

The Escambia County Board of Education approved the following personnel recommendations made by Superintendent John Knott at the BOE meeting Thursday, April 28. Leave of Absence 1. Amy Dullard, teacher, Pollard-McCall Junior High School, leave of absence under the Family Medical Leave Act, effective March 10, 2016 2. Kenneth Meadows, teacher, W.S. Neal Middle School, […]

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