Wilson addresses Canoe Study Club
By PHYLLIS SHIPP Special to Atmore News The Canoe Study Club met on the afternoon of February 19, at the home of Mrs. Linda Ellison. Mrs. Ellison served delicious refreshments while club members, and the guest speaker, Mrs. Emily Wilson, Executive Director of the Chamber of Commerce, enjoyed visiting. The meeting was called to order by Mrs. Becky McDonald, president. Mrs. Wilson was invited to speak with the club about…
Students receive scholarships to RSTC
Special to Atmore News Montgomery – Forty-eight students have each been awarded a $3,600 scholarship to study in automotive manufacturing programs at Alabama’s community colleges. Three of those students will attend Reid State Technical College. The following students have been awarded scholarships to pursue a technical education certificate or associate degree at Reid State: * Joseph Brooks, Industrial Electronics Technology * Melissa Crutchfield, Industrial Electronics Technology and Industrial Maintenance Technology…
Lions hear program on Lions Sight
By NANCY KARRICK Special to Atmore News The Atmore Lions Club met Wednesday, April 3, at the Atmore Community Hospital’s Mayson Auditorium. Lion Candace Wooten presided and led the Pledge of Allegiance. Lion Renee Hardy gave the blessing. Lion Christy White introduced Barry Elliott as our speaker. Elliot is the director of Alabama Lions Sight and explained some of the things Lions do for the less fortunate in our state.…
Teaching the culture
By JOSH FRYE News Staff Writer Students from area schools got a glimpse into the lives of Southeastern Native American tribes last week as the Poarch Creek Indians held its annual Southeastern Indian Festival. School hours were held Wednesday and Thursday, April 4 and 5, and Friday until 2 p.m., April 6. The festival was open to the public Friday, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Students were treated to…
4-H swine project show and sale is Friday
Escambia County 4-H Swine Project Show & Sale is set for Friday, April 12, Double AA Auction, Ag Science Drive, Brewton. The show begins at 3 p.m., with the sale at 5:30 p.m. Processors will be on site to take your custom order. You do not have to take possession of a live hog. That task is handled for you – all you have to do is pick up custom-processed…