Substitute training set
The Escambia County Board of Education is hosting a FREE substitute personnel training session. This session will be held Friday, September 6, 9 a.m., at Turtle Pointe Environmental Science Center, 20959 US Highway 31, Flomaton (across from Flomaton High School) If you are currently on the substitute list for the school district and/or wish to become a substitute teacher, teacher assistant, secretary, cafeteria worker, bus driver or custodian, you must…
ECHS receives check from Alfa
When Escambia County High School head football coach Scott Mason attended the Alabama High School Athletic Association Summer Conference in Montgomery in July, he entered his name into a drawing sponsored by Alfa Insurance. In the luck of the draw, he won the $500 prize. Wednesday, August 21, the school received the check that will be used for the athletic department. Shown at the presentation are, from left, ECHS principal…
Lions donate for sight bus
Special to Atmore News The Atmore Lions Club met Wednesday, August 21, at the Atmore Country Club. President Bub Gideons presided. Lion Audrey Moon gave the invocation and blessing. Alabama Lion Sight Executive Director Barry Elliott was introduced as the guest speaker and spoke on this being the 75th year anniversary of Lions Sight. His presentation included pictures of the sight bus which is used to check vision in rural…
Chiefs shut down Stingrays 37-0 in season opener
By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter Northview High is celebrating its first win of the season after the Chiefs whitewashed Lighthouse Christian Academy 37-0 in their season opener last Friday, August 23, in Bratt, Fla. “We ran the ball really well,” NHS Head Coach Derek Marshman said. “The win was an entire team effort. Everyone saw action, and every single player contributed to the win in some way.” The Chiefs started…
Cougars drop 21-20 heartbreaker in Mississippi
By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter Escambia Academy suffered a heart-wrenching, 21-20 road loss to Presbyterian Christian School of Hattiesburg, Miss. on Friday, August 23, in EA’s first matchup of the 2019 season. The game against the Bobcats marked the first time in school history that the Cougars have traveled to Mississippi to play a football game. EA has hosted the Bobcats in the past. Cougars kicker Orlando Medea footed the…