Recognizing our Congressional interns
A Congressional internship is an incredibly rewarding experience that helps young people gain skills and knowledge that will serve them well in whatever career path they choose. I’m pleased my office offers internships to college students and recent graduates from Alabama throughout the year. This year, it was an honor to host eleven interns in my D.C. office and two interns in my Mobile office over the course of the…
Marriage seminar held
By SHERRY DIGMON News Staff Writer Pastor and Minister Wives of Escambia County, Ala. provides a number of community services throughout the year. Their projects often involve baskets filled with items for the elderly, sick and shut-in. However, their most recent endeavor was the first of its kind for the organization. They hosted a marriage seminar at Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church Thursday, August 15. Married couples and singles thinking…
Class 4A, Region 1
Realigned league still a tough row to hoe By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Thanks to the Alabama High School Athletic Association’s region realignment, Escambia County High School’s Blue Devils won’t have to face four of the teams to whom they lost during last year’s 2-8 season. The “new” Class 4A, Region 1, expanded to eight teams this season, no longer includes powerhouse Thomasville, which claimed a 45-22 win over…
Golf tourney raises scholarship funds
Special to Atmore News The University of Alabama Escambia County Alumni is holding the 15th Annual Walter Lewis Golf Tournament Thursday, Sept. 13, at Juniper Creek Golf Course, the former Country Club of Brewton. This event raises money for local scholarship funds, benefitting students in Escambia County, Alabama exclusively. Since 1995, the Walter Lewis Endowed Scholarship Fund has awarded over $75,000 to outstanding area high school seniors to help pave…
Northview falls to Vernon
By LEXXI BAGGETT News Sports Writer I am certainly hoping that this past Friday night is not setting up the norm for the Northview Chiefs football season this year, especially when Northview has so much senior leadership. True Northview fans are staying the course, however, to see those wins. Fortunately, Friday night at Tommy Weaver stadium, the beginning was just a Kick-Off Classic against Vernon. Vernon trumped both Northview’s junior…