Celebrity waiters make a splash
David’s Catfish was packed out Monday evening as the owners gave First National Bank & Trust the restaurant for the annual Celebrity Waiter event. This year’s fare included crawfish, shrimp, corn, potatoes and sausage. Proceeds benefited the Atmore Splash Pad. Waiters were Angela Leachman, Taylor Helion Lee, Natalie Rodgers, Brandon Smith, Mike Stacey, Mayor Jim Staff, Lisa Swift, Nancy Williams and Haley Huskey, Amanda and Shawn Rounsavall. At the end…
Still on target
A crew from Spanish Fort-based Polygon Inc. works April 16 to finish the concrete that will serve as the base for Atmore’s first-ever water-themed playground. A spokesperson for Atmore Rotary Club reported that the 2,000 square-foot play area, which costs in excess of $150,000, is on track to meet its pre-Memorial Day ribbon-cutting target.
Hi5 Friday at RPES
The Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce started a new initiative Friday, April 13 – Hi5 Friday. The Chamber board invited everyone to be at Rachel Patterson Elementary School that morning at 7 to welcome students, staff and teachers. According to the Chamber press release by Executive Director Emily Harp, the purpose of Hi5 Friday is to start the day with positivity and energy. The goal is to create a magical…
Perdido School wins ‘Battle of the Books’
North Baldwin “Battle of the Books” is an annual reading competition event open to all 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students in the area served by Baldwin County High School. Students at participating schools read five chapter books. Throughout the entire school year, students discuss and study these books in relation to genre, plot, setting, theme, characterization as well as literary elements such as simile, metaphor, personification, idiom and point…