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HIPPY enrollment is open

By   /  August 27, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

You are invited to enroll your child in HIPPY (Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters), a kindergarten readiness program for three-, four-, and five-year-olds. Materials, supplies, curriculum and activities are all free. This is a 30-week program that does require a commitment on the part of the parent or guardian. You will receive materials [...]

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UB lender graduates from banking school

By   /  August 27, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

Terri Bailey Metts, an agricultural lender with United Bank, graduated on Friday, July 25, from the Alabama Banking School (ABS) in Mobile. The school is sponsored by the Alabama Bankers Association in cooperation with the Mitchell College of Business at the University of South Alabama in Mobile. Students receive instruction from Alabama bankers, University of [...]

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Booster Club meeting set

By   /  August 27, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

The Escambia County High School Booster Club is in the process of rebuilding. ECHS head coach Royce Young said he has had several people ask him about the club, so a meeting has been set for Thursday, September 4, 6 p.m., in the school’s media center. Anyone interested in initiating a Booster Club is asked [...]

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Note parking changes at NHS

By   /  August 27, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

Construction for a weight room is under way on the Northview High School campus. The anticipated date of completion is by Homecoming, October 3 – weather permitting. For football games, there is no “Reserved Parking” and there is no parking for vehicles with “Handicapped Parking” decals. Administration apologizes for both inconveniences; however, those who come [...]

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Perdido River Farms honored

By   /  August 20, 2014  /  News  /  Comments Off

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Perdido River Farms (PRF) of Atmore was recognized as the 2014 State Environmental Stewardship Award winner by the Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA) at the fall board meeting held in Auburn. Owned by the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, PRF is home to 1,200 beef cattle in western Escambia County. “This award recognizes the tremendous job [...]

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ECMS has new AP

By   /  August 20, 2014  /  Education, News  /  Comments Off

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Escambia County Middle School (ECMS) has a new assistant principal, Angela Parham, and she is on the job preparing to meet her new students and getting to know her new community. “I was looking for a change and this seemed to be a great fit,” Parham said. “I love this part of the state of [...]

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Knott reports on scholarships

By   /  August 20, 2014  /  News  /  Comments Off

Students at W.S. Neal High School took the top spot in scholarship money of the three public high schools in the county last year. Escambia County Superintendent of Education John Knott reported on the schools’ final tally for the 2013-14 school year at the Board of Education meeting Thursday, August 14. Neal students had $1.172 [...]

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BOE approves personnel recommendations

By   /  August 20, 2014  /  News  /  Comments Off

The following personnel recommendations by Escambia County Superintendent of Education John Knott were approved by the Board of Education Thursday, August 14. Resignation 1. Kathy Stophel, bus driver, Atmore bus shop, effective August 1, 2014 2. Gloria Jerkins, teacher, W.S. Neal High School, effective August 7, 2014 3. Holly Fore, elementary teacher, Rachel Patterson Elementary [...]

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Cutting the ribbon on Taco Bell

By   /  August 13, 2014  /  News  /  Comments Off

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Chamber of Commerce staff and board members, civic leaders, and Taco Bell managers and team members gathered for the business’s ribbon cutting Tuesday, August 12. at noon. Shown are, from left, front, Marshall Rogers, Cornell Torrence (seated), Sheryl Vickery (back), Lindsey Tate, Webb Nall, Chris Walker, Sydney Baggett, assistant manager Kristy Brown, Jennifer Chism, general [...]

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Cutting the ribbon at Walmart

By   /  August 13, 2014  /  News  /  Comments Off

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Folks were lined up and waiting Wednesday, August 6, to shop at Atmore’s new Walmart. But first, the ribbon cutting officially opened the store for business. Doing the honors were store manager Joe Ferguson, at left center, and Mayor Jim Staff, at right center. City leaders, Chamber members and Walmart associates were also on hand. [...]

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