UB receives 5-Star Rating
United Bank has maintained its 5-Star Superior rating for strength and security from BauerFinancial, the nation’s leading independent bank rating firm. The 5-Star award recognizes United Bank’s financial strength and performance and is based on profitability, capital, level of delinquent loans, charge-offs, repossessed assets and liquidity. The rankings announced are based on the bank’s June 30, 2017 financial results. What this rating means for United Bank is that the institution…
Engineering at ECMS
Escambia County Middle School ASTEM students were given a project in engineering: construct towers for height using tongue depressors and mini clothes pins. When completed, structures must stand independently. Shown above, from left, students Shanie Lee, Lilyana Franco, Tyquez Thomas, and Zachariah McCants. Shown below, from left, students Tydarius Crenshaw, Jessica Cuenca, Gabeielle McMurray, Natalleigh Martinze, and Malyshia Flowers.
Community Calendar
ServSafe Certification Training classes will be held at the Escambia County Extension Office, September 13 and 14, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. The cost is $125. Registration is mandatory. Please call Rebecca Catalena at (251)234-1050 to register. Sponsored by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System. Wiregrass Model Railroad Show is set for Saturday and Sunday, September 16 -17 in Dothan, Ala at the National Peanut Festival Fairgrounds. Hours are 9 a.m.…
Hands-on for Perdido ES kindergarteners
By GERRI MCDONALD Special to Atmore News Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin is a favorite story for Mrs. Brooke Drinkard’s kindergarten class at Perdido Elementary School. After listening to the story, the children helped create a chart to show their favorite color of shoes. Hands-on activities in kindergarten include children’s spelling their names by manipulating the letters (with Velcro backs) onto cards. This activity not only…
Church Calendar
Alan Sibley and The Magnolia Ramblers will be in concert: Saturday, September 16 at 6 p.m. – Dry Springs Community Church in Dry Springs, Fla.; Poarch Baptist Church in Poarch, Ala.; Sunday, September 17 at 6 p.m. – Pine Barren Baptist Church in Davisville, Fla. Gaines Chapel A.M.E Church will have their second-year Appreciate celebration for Rev. Amos Smith Sunday, September 17 at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Rev. James…