Loading...
You are here:  Home  >  News
Latest

LifeSouth and ACH join forces

By   /  August 26, 2015  /  News  /  Comments Off on LifeSouth and ACH join forces

08-26-LifeSouthfr

Atmore Community Hospital became the Alabama Gulf Coast’s sixth hospital to be served by LifeSouth Community Blood Centers and its donors, and a kickoff ribbon-cutting Tuesday morning, August 18, which was hosted by the Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated that move. “We are proud to serve the patients and blood donors here in Atmore […]

Read More →
Latest

Pepsi hosts company VP

By   /  August 26, 2015  /  News  /  Comments Off on Pepsi hosts company VP

Pepsi Cola Bottling of Atmore welcomed visitors from their parent company, PepsiCo of North America, and the company’s Senior Vice President Mario Mercurio to Atmore Thursday and Friday, August 20 and 21, for an official visit as a part of their nomination as one of the top franchises in the United States. Mercurio is also […]

Read More →
Latest

BOE approves personnel changes

By   /  August 19, 2015  /  News  /  Comments Off on BOE approves personnel changes

The Escambia County Board of Education met in special session Monday, August 17, to consider personnel recommendations by Superintendent John Knott. The following recommendations were approved: Resignation 1. Dorothy Pickett, 6-hour lunchroom worker, Rachel Patterson Elementary School, effective July 24, 2015 2. Sheila Johnson-Williams, teacher, Escambia County Middle School, effective August 3, 2015 3. Stacey […]

Read More →
Latest

3 arrested in shooting

By   /  August 19, 2015  /  News  /  Comments Off on 3 arrested in shooting

The last of the murder suspects sought by federal marshals on Patterson Street in Atmore last week has been arrested. Jesse Dontase Square, 28, has been arrested in the homicide of Eugenio Acosta Lopez, according to the Escambia County (Fla.) Sherriff’s Office. Square, along with Jeremiah Isiah Farris, 23, was the subject of an extensive […]

Read More →
Latest

Lowrey named to healthcare authority

By   /  August 19, 2015  /  News  /  Comments Off on Lowrey named to healthcare authority

08-19-Nancfr

  Nancy Lowrey has been appointed to the Escambia County Healthcare Authority, the governing body over D.W. McMillan Memorial Hospital and Atmore Community Hospital. Board members are appointed by the Escambia County Commission. “We are very excited to have Nancy join the board,” Chairman Ruth Harrell said. “Because of her interest and involvement in the […]

Read More →
Latest

JDCC receives grant for SSS program

By   /  August 19, 2015  /  News  /  Comments Off on JDCC receives grant for SSS program

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Jefferson Davis Community College a five-year grant to continue its TriO Student Support Services (SSS) program which provides assistance for students who are low-income, first in their family to attend college or have a learning disability. The grant is expected to provide $1.2 million over the next five […]

Read More →
Latest

1 suspect still at large

By   /  August 12, 2015  /  News  /  Comments Off on 1 suspect still at large

Law enforcement officers searched the Patterson Street apartments in Atmore Tuesday for two suspects wanted for murder in Pensacola. The two suspects are Jeremiah Farris, black male, 24, 5’9”, 110 pounds; and Jesse Dontase Square, black male, 38, 5’7”, 150 pounds. They are wanted for murder in Pensacola and are considered armed and dangerous. As […]

Read More →
Latest

Business of the Month

By   /  August 12, 2015  /  News  /  Comments Off on Business of the Month

08-12-Mrsfr

Mrs. Jean’s Cakes & Catering was named August Business of the Month by the Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce. Attending the presentation on Wednesday, August 5, were, from left, Makayla Spruill, Chris Singleton, Bub Gideons, owner Jean Archie, Ricky Martin, Anne Hetzel, Emmanuel Morris and Arri Torres.

Read More →
Latest

BOE approves personnel changes

By   /  August 5, 2015  /  News  /  Comments Off on BOE approves personnel changes

Resignation 1. Catadro North, OCS instructor, Escambia County High School, effective July 14, 2015 2. Detrie Russell, teacher aide, Flomaton Elementary School, effective July 20, 2015 3. Makeva Preyear, counselor, Rachel Patterson Elementary School, effective July 29, 2015 Retirement 1. Myrtice Hobbs, bus driver, Brewton Bus Shop, effective September 1, 2015 Transfer 1. Leketha Bradley, […]

Read More →
Latest

Coalition’s growth speaks volumes

By   /  August 5, 2015  /  News  /  Comments Off on Coalition’s growth speaks volumes

Montgomery, Alabama – With state legislators retuning for a special session yesterday, the Stop the Alabama Beverage Tax coalition is working to ensure the protection of Alabamian’s livelihoods and grocery budgets. The coalition is comprised of a diverse group of individuals and businesses including local retailers, chambers of commerce and restaurants. The growth of the […]

Read More →