Theresa Scott: Lady with a servant’s heart deserves Atmore’s support
By BONNIE BARTEL LATINO Special to Atmore News “No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.” ~ Charles Dickens ‘Tis the season when many honor the birth of baby Jesus by helping others. Should anyone be looking for someone local who is a hard worker and deserving of Christmas good will, someone who is more comfortable giving than receiving, please consider my friend, Theresa Scott.…
Why didn’t my doctor give me an antibiotic?
By ERICA ELKINS-LITTLE, DNP, RN Special to Atmore News Antibiotics make you feel better when your illness is caused by bacteria. Not all illnesses or infections are caused by bacteria. Sometimes an illness may be caused by a virus. In that case, an antibiotic is not recommended and would not help you feel better. Why won’t my doctor give me an antibiotic anyway to see if it makes me feel…
UB receives 5-star rating
United Bank announces it 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 September 30, 2017 financial results. What this rating means for United Bank is that the…
Orange’ you glad Alabama grows satsumas
By KATIE NICHOLS Alabama Cooperative Extension System AUBURN, Alabama —The holiday season is a reminder to Alabama residents that satsumas are ripe for the picking. Alabama Cooperative Extension System regional agent James Miles said producers in south Alabama have been harvesting satsumas for nearly four weeks. Peak harvest season comes between Thanksgiving and Christmas, making satsumas a yummy gift or an easy grab in the grocery store. About satsumas Satsumas…