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Your Little Pink Boutique celebrates new location

By   /  August 17, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on Your Little Pink Boutique celebrates new location

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A ribbon cutting was held Thursday, August 11, to mark Your Little Pink Boutiques relocation to North Main Street. Chamber of Commerce directors, community leaders, friends and family turned out for the ceremony, from left, front, Chris Singleton, Sheryl Vickery, Ariel Whatley, Jordan Barnett, Patty Davis, Brandy Giger, Amanda Rounsavall and Shawn Rounsavall (just behind […]

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Flowers entertains Rotarians, Lions

By   /  August 17, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on Flowers entertains Rotarians, Lions

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A room full of Rotarians and their guests were entertained by one of the state’s most well-known political observers during last week’s regular meeting of the Atmore Rotary Club, held at Atmore Community Hospital. The crowd of about four dozen, including a six-member contingent from the Atmore Lions Club, filled each seat around the U-shaped […]

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State champ gets his ring

By   /  August 17, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on State champ gets his ring

It’s been a while coming, but Escambia County High School grad Anthony Fountain received his state championship ring last week. ECHS Principal Dennis Fuqua invited Fountain and his mom, Brenda Andrews, to the school for a presentation Thursday, August. 11. Fountain took first place in the boys triple jump at the state competition in May. […]

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EA joins multiple chambers

By   /  August 10, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on EA joins multiple chambers

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Escambia Academy has joined the following chambers of commerce – Atmore, North Baldwin, Flomaton and Brewton – signifying the areas they serve at the school. A ribbon cutting was held Tuesday, August 9, to mark the occasion. School administration and staff were joined by members of the Atmore and North Baldwin Chamber, as well as […]

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BOE approves personnel recommendations

By   /  August 10, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on BOE approves personnel recommendations

The Escambia County Board of Education considered a number of personnel items at a called meeting Thursday, August 4. The following recommendations by Superintendent John Knott were approved by the board. Resignation 1. Aprell Knight, eighth-grade Special Education teacher, Escambia County Middle School, effective August 3, 2016 2. Torris Richardson, seven-hour custodian, Escambia County Middle […]

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Ribbon cutting held

By   /  August 3, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on Ribbon cutting held

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The Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting and welcome for Sandy Helton Homes Friday, July 29. Chamber officers and directors, Chamber Ambassadors and community leaders gathered for the official opening. Shown are, from left, front, Eli Godwin, Patty Davis, Jordan Barnett, Michelle Uriegas, Scott Benton, Sandy Helton, Bub Gideons, Lisa Reynolds, Mallorie […]

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Bondurant named Business of the Month

By   /  August 3, 2016  /  News  /  Comments Off on Bondurant named Business of the Month

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Bondurant Hardware was chosen as Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce’s Business of the Month for August. Chamber board members and Chamber Ambassadors joined employees at the Monday (Aug. 1) presentation. Shown, from left, are George Barnett, Myrna Monroe, Stephanie Downey, Mallorie Beachy, Foster Kizer, Donna Gilman, Keith White, Bub Gideons, Jordan Barnett, Sheryl Vickery, Eli […]

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Food scores released

By   /  August 3, 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 July. Ratings are ranked by score, low to high. FSE = Food Service Establishment Hampton Inn, Atmore, 89, hotel / motel Diamond #4, Howard Street, Atmore, 90, limited food Diamond #6, Nashville Ave., Atmore, 90, limited […]

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Don’t miss ‘Fiddler’ this week

By   /  July 27, 2016  /  Events, News  /  Comments Off on Don’t miss ‘Fiddler’ this week

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Tickets are selling fast for this week’s Greater Escambia Council for the Arts (GECA) production of “Fiddler on the Roof” set for July 28-31. Director Phil Johnson said this show is the biggest in the theater’s recent history and certainly the biggest since the old Bateson’s building was converted into the Greater Escambia Center for […]

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5:50 Express at Strand Saturday

By   /  July 27, 2016  /  Events, News  /  Comments Off on 5:50 Express at Strand Saturday

The band that opened the Pride of Atmore Committee’s series of Save-the-Strand concerts will return to the historic Main Street theater’s stage on Saturday, July 30, for an eclectic evening of music that ranges from the classic country of George Jones to the blues-rock of legendary guitarist Eric Clapton. “We like to do stuff like […]

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