Arbor Day planting
More than 300 Rachel Patterson Elementary School students and the school’s faculty and staff joined five Atmore Garden Club members, Mayor Jim Staff and Escambia County Forester Thomas Davis on a windy Monday (March 6) for the Arbor Day planting of a Sugar Maple on the RPES campus. The mayor spoke briefly, and Davis provided a history of Arbor Day before the mayor and city horticulturist Ed Brown shoveled dirt…
Join the Arbor Day Foundation – Receive 10 free trees
The Arbor Day Foundation is making it easy for everyone to celebrate the arrival of spring by planting trees. Join the Arbor Day Foundation in March 2017 and receive 10 free white pine trees or 10 white flowering dogwood trees. “White pine trees or white flowering dogwoods will add beauty to your home throughout the year,” said Matt Harris, chief executive of the Arbor Day Foundation. “Dogwoods are known for…
Food scores released
The following Escambia County food / lodging establishment ratings were released by the Alabama Department of Public Health for February. Ratings are ranked by score, low to high. FSE = Food Service Establishment Church’s Chicken (F) #1604, Flomaton, 86, FSE Circle K # 2721573, W. Nashville Avenue, Atmore, 89, FSE Chen’s Chinese Buffet, Atmore, 92, FSE Hampton Inn Kitchen, Atmore, 92, limited food Honeybun Donuts, Atmore, 94, FSE Pizza Hut…