SPRAG collecting items for tornado relief
News Staff Report Single Parents Raising a Gift (SPRAG), a Monroeville-based non-profit, is currently conducting “Helping Hands for Lee County,” a project through which the organization is collecting toiletry items for victims of the March 3 tornadoes that ripped across eastern Alabama. Needed items include toothbrushes, toothpaste, hand sanitizer, soap, washcloths, lotion and deodorant. Also needed are baby wipes, diapers, mouthwash, toilet tissue, paper towels and feminine hygiene products. The…
Remembering Denver
The 2019 Escambia County Steer and Heifer Show was held Thursday, March 7. During the show and judging, everyone took a few moments to honor two young people – the late Denver Shuttlesworth and Kylee Langham, who was showing a calf in this year’s competition. Shown at left is Denver’s mom, Sandy Hollinger, left, presenting the 2019 4-H Denver Shuttlesworth Memorial Award to Kylee.  
UB holds advisory board meeting
Hosts author and entrepreneur By SHERRY DIGMON News Publisher Each year, United Bank holds a Joint Advisory Board meeting in which board members and guests from across the UB footprint come together to hear about the latest bank news and initiatives from President and CEO Bob Jones. It’s also a time when the bank presents a program of interest. This year, the speaker was Kristen Hadeed, CEO and founder of…