Talking business over lunch
Wade Cox, at right, owner of West Side Salvage and Recycling, held a cook-out Thursday, April 6, for a number of friends (including Mayor Jim Staff, Poarch Creek Tribal Councilman Eddie Tullis, Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Mike Lambert, and several others). Among the invited guests was Brock Norris, at left, with Ecovery LLC in Loxley. Cox said he hopes to engage Ecovery in Atmore to help with recovery and recycling…
Top clay shooters
Atmore Area YMCA’s team scored 331 points (out of a possible 400) and won the Atmore Rotary Club’s 2017 Benefit Clay Shoot that was held Saturday, April 8, at Bushy Creek Clays. Shown above are the YMCA team members, from left, Nathan White (81 points), Daryle Jackson (83 points), Eric McCall (93 points) and Paul Chason (74 points), with Rotarian Keith Castleberry, who coordinated the event. In photo below, Daryle…
EA JV 2nd in state
The Escambia Academy Junior Varsity Track Team placed first in the state at the track meet held Saturday, April 8, at EA. Team members are, from left, front, Nathan Ragan, Chase Bell, Caleb Davis, Gaige Siegler, Tyler Newton; back, James Koons, Gaines Tanner, Sam Fields, Jason Davis, Ian McGhee, Bryant Quimby, Troy Fountain, Zach Daniels, Parker Reynolds. News photo by Ditto Gorme
ECHS BBQ competition, festival set
More than $2,500 in prize money will be on the line, and a day of fun and food will be on tap, when Escambia County High School hosts its second annual BBQ Competition & Festival on Friday and Saturday, April 21-22. The event, expanded to two days this year to allow more time for preliminaries and for participants to set up, will take place at Tom Byrne Park. Friday has…
CACC nursing graduates
Thirty students graduated from Coastal Alabama Community College’s East District, in Brewton (formerly Jefferson Davis Community College), with their Associates in Applied Science – Nursing Degree. The graduates will formally become nurses during a 4 p.m., May 9 pinning ceremony at Woodfin Patterson Auditorium on the Brewton campus. Shown are, from left, first row, Sandy Josey, Sidney McKenzie, Kyra Faircloth. Dana Richardson; second row, Amber Nelson, Jessica Warner, Shelby Thomas, Dekisha…