Community Calendar for the week of August 26, 2018
Cub Scout Pack 275 is having a Roundup for boys in first through fifth grades on Tuesday, September 4, at 6:30 p.m., in First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. The roundup is an informational event for potential Cub Scouts and parents. They may register to join the Pack at the roundup.  Women of Distinction’s Annual Cancer Awareness Walk 2018 – “A Walk to the Park” – will be held Saturday,…
Boys, Girls State delegates honored
By SHERRY DIGMON News Staff Writer American Legion Post 90 and the Legion Auxiliary hosted a reception for Boys and Girls State delegates Thursday, August 23. Each year, the Legion sponsors six young men and the Auxiliary sponsors three young women to attend the leadership program held at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. Students from Escambia Academy, Escambia County High School and Flomaton High School are selected. Students are…
Hi5 Friday at RPES
    By SHERRY DIGMON News Staff Writer The second Hi5 Friday of the school year was held August 24 at Rachel Patterson Elementary School. Atmore firefighters, community and government leaders, business people, Chamber board members, and Chamber Ambassadors joined in to welcome students and faculty to school that morning. The Chamber of Commerce initiative is designed to start the students’ and teachers’ day with positivity and energy. The next…
Quickest Quack race in the books
Quickest Quack race in the books The VFW Auxiliary’s first-ever Quickest Quack on the Creek race was held Saturday, August 25. More than 200 rubber ducks raced to the finish line. The winning duck sponsors were Ally Tillery, first place, $100 prize; Arlene Delafosse, second place, $75; and Myrna Monroe, third place, $50. The Auxiliary gave out 27 door prizes and had sack lunches available. All proceeds benefit veterans, their…