Obituaries for week of April 28, 2019
Herbert L. “Dale” Cooper Mr. Herbert L. “Dale” Cooper, age 80, of Atmore, Ala., passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2019 in Atmore. He was born in Rabun, Ala. to the late Henry and Sue Nixon Cooper. He retired in 1999 from Armstrong World Industry with over forty years of service. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Atmore and was known for his bicycle and lawn mower repairs.…
Meet Butterfinger
Handsome Butterfinger is a 5-year-old, 40-pound male Bulldog mix that is looking for his “furever” home. Butterfinger loves to be around people and is good with other dogs. He is up to date on vaccinations and available for adoption with a $100 adoption fee, which includes neuter. Please make plans to come meet Butterfinger Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at Atmore / PCI Animal Control located…
Adams recognized by Black Faculty and Staff Association
Jazmine Adams of Atmore received the John England Award from The University of Alabama’s Black Faculty and Staff Association in March. The association’s Academic Premier Awards honor UA students on Black Scholars Day. The mission of the Black Faculty and Staff Association is to contribute to the betterment of UA by serving as an advocate for educational equity, with an emphasis on African-American students and the professional needs of its…
BOE approves personnel recommendations
News Staff Report The Escambia County Board of Education approved the following personnel recommendations by Superintendent John Knott at the board meeting Monday, April 22. Retirement 1. Terri Parkinson, secretary / bookkeeper, Flomaton High School, effective June 1, 2019 2. Alice Hall, seven-hour custodian, Huxford Elementary School, effective July 1, 2019 3. Connie Waller, seven-hour custodian, Huxford Elementary School, effective July 1, 2019 4. Brenda Taylor, elementary teacher, W.S. Neal…