United Bank selects annual award winners
United Bank recently announced the winners for its annual branch and employee awards including Branch of the Year, Employee of the Year, Volunteer of the Year and Spirit of United Bank Award. United Bank’s Jay Branch was named Branch of the Year. Michelle Wetzel, Supervisor Deposit Operations and First Impressions, was named Employee of the Year. Anna Weaver, Vice President-Mortgage Loan Originator, was named Volunteer of the Year. Michael Kircharr,…
Mayfest draws thousands
Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce’s 44th Mayfest celebration held Saturday, May 6, at Tom Byrne Park, was a huge hit. The annual late-Spring festival drew a bevy of early morning runners, dozens of vendors, numerous special activities for children, and thousands of patrons on a day that was made for such an event. “You couldn’t ask for better weather,” said Sheryl Vickery, executive director of the local Chamber. “It was…
Disabled vet to receive companion dog
A United State Marine Corps veteran who lost both legs in a motorcycle accident in September 2015 will get a special companion this Saturday, May 13. Beth Wiggins, who attends Unity Baptist Church, will be presented with the canine companion, a service dog named Berlin, during a ceremony to be held at 11 a.m. at the church, located on U.S. 31 in Atmore. The specially trained service animal is a…