Still together …after all these years
Special to Atmore News Today, August 29, marks a special day for three Atmore nurses. Nursing students Deborah Bishop, Eunita Faye Kyles and Tunya James Cooper graduated together as LPNs from Reid State Technical College on August 29, 1986. Kyles and Cooper distinguished themselves at graduation by receiving the Florence Nightingale award. Here they are, 32 years later, still working together at Atmore Nursing Center. Kyles is a treatment nurse.…
BOE approves personnel recommendations
News Staff report The Escambia County Board of Education approved the following personnel recommendations at the August 16 meeting. Resignation 1. Kemmavia Griffin, assistant principal, Escambia County Middle School, effective July 27, 2018 2. Jamila Russell, social studies teacher, Escambia County Middle School, effective July 26, 2018 3. Courtney Dumas, science teacher, Escambia County Middle School, effective July 31, 2018 4. Rebecca Snyder, elementary teacher, Huxford Elementary School, effective July…
Blacksher loses to McIntosh
By JOSEPH ODOM News Staff Writer The J.U. Blacksher Bulldogs suffered a loss at their season opener against McIntosh away this past Friday, August 24, at 7 p.m. Blacksher had a bad start to the game struggling to put points on the board allowing McIntosh to get an early lead of 12-0. In the second quarter Blacksher managed to hold the Demons at bay not allowing any points to be…
Northview wins over LCA
By LEXXI BAGGETT News Sports Writer In their first official seasonal win, the Northview Chiefs earned a morale booster with a 46 to 20 victory over private school Lighthouse Christian Academy of Pensacola. In spite of many players sidelined for injuries, the Chiefs pulled off a win, and their victory set the tone for Monday morning’s school spirit. “It was great,” said sophomore Keyshawn Breedlove who also plays cornerback. “We…
Blue Devils look sharp in preseason tune-up
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Although the final score was reason enough to bring a smile to Escambia County High Coach Rico Jackson’s face, it was the way his team went about posting that score that brought the biggest smile. “They played hard; they competed,” said the ECHS coach after his varsity team downed T.R. Miller 16-7 in the first half of Friday’s preseason contest. “T.R. Miller scored first,…