Obituaries, Week of Nov. 3, 2019
Edro D. Hall Mrs. Edro D. Hall, age 85, of Nokomis, Ala., passed away Tuesday, October 29, 2019 in Atmore, Ala. She was born in Mineola, Ala. to the late Perlie Edward and Leona Jeter Daniel. She drove a school bus before working at First National Bank of Atmore as a Bank Teller where she retired with over twenty-two years of service.  She was a lifelong member of Nokomis Baptist…
Veterans Day programs planned
Perdido Elementary School The students, faculty and staff of Perdido Elementary / Middle School invite veterans and their immediate families to a Veterans Day celebration Wednesday. November 6, 8:30 a.m., in the school gym. This year’s program will feature a special guest speaker, the Baldwin County High School JROTC Flag and rifle Drill Teams, and the Peridido Middle School Band. There will be a reception immediately following the program in…
Meet Butterfinger
Handsome Butterfinger is patiently waiting for his new “furever” family to come and take him home. Butterfinger is a 5-year-old, 40-pound male Bulldog mix that 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…
Flying high bikes
For more than 25 years, BMX Bike teams have performed at thousands of schools to help celebrate Red Ribbon Week, an alcohol, tobacco, and other drug and violence prevention awareness campaign observed annually in October. The team was at local schools last week, including Escambia County Middle School, where Pro BMX rider Tyler Sparr jumped over Escambia Middle School teachers, from left, Marsha Wilson, Leviticus Wilson, Marcia Adams, and Amanda…
ECMS selected for FLUency program
Special to Atmore News Escambia County Middle School was accepted into Kinsa’s FLUency program for the 2019/2020 flu season. ECMS school nurse Alice Stewart, RN, worked over the summer to get the school accepted in to the Kinsa FLUency program. ECMS is the only school in Escambia County selected to be a part of this amazing program. Kinsa’s FLUency program is a school health initiative that enables schools and parents…