42nd Law Day held Godwin honored for organizing local observance
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Atmore attorney Charles Godwin decided in 1977 that local lawyers and court officials needed a reminder of the importance of their career choice, and local high school seniors needed a hands-on look at the role the law plays in American society. More than four decades later, those points are still being driven home each year. May 3, during Escambia County’s 42nd successive Law Day…
Uniting in prayer, Bible reading (with photo gallery)
By SHERRY DIGMON News Staff Writer “Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace.” Ephesians 4:3. That was the theme of this year’s National Day of Prayer Thursday, May 3. Unity abounded at the local event in the Escambia County High School gym, as people of all faiths, all races, all walks of life came together to pray and read the Bible. Pastor…
Schools present spring concert (with photo gallery)
Also first performance of the community mass choir By SHERRY DIGMON News Staff Writer You’ve heard it said, “If you weren’t there, you really missed something.” Truer words were never spoken when referring to the Escambia County Middle and High School Spring concert Thursday, May 3. If you weren’t there … well, just ask anyone who was. They’ll tell you how memorable it was. Once the school concert was over,…
Making a difference on a field trip
By SHERRY DIGMON News Staff Writer It was a different kind of field trip for some students. Friday, May 4, a group of Escambia County Middle School students arrived at Atmore Nursing Center to entertain and play games with residents. They also presented them with gifts. The field trip was sponsored by ECMS Peer Helpers, National Junior Honor Society, Future Business Leaders of America, Technology Students Association and the ECMS…
UA county alumni will host Eli Gold
Special to Atmore News Eli Gold, the voice of the Crimson Tide Radio Network, will be the keynote speaker for the Escambia County, Alabama Chapter of The University of Alabama Alumni Association announces that 2018 spring scholarship banquet that benefits students from Escambia County. “In addition to graduates/alumni of UA, we also cordially invite friends of The University to be a member of our local chapter and join us for…