Atmore News

Obituaries, week of February 16,2020
Gordon “Danny” Toler Mr. Gordon “Danny” Toler, age 72, passed away Friday, February 14, 2020 in Bay Minette, Ala. He was a native of Fairhope, Ala. and had resided in Whitehouse Fork, Ala. for most of his life. He retired from the Baldwin County Highway Department with thirty-one years of service, a member of the Bay Minette Masonic Lodge #498 and was a Bow Hunter. He was a member Whitehouse…
Alfa teams up with FGC
News Staff Report The Alabama Farmers Federation recently made a significant donation to Feeding the Gulf Coast hunger relief efforts. Through an effort by local Alfa agent Dana Vickrey, Empowerment Tabernacle Pastor Daryl North, and Cindy Bloom, coordinator for Feeding the Gulf Coast (formerly Bay Area Food Bank), part of the donation was used to fund Escambia County mobile pantries. A mobile pantry is a food distribution model that allows…
This is Butterfinger
Handsome Butterfinger is still 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…
ECHCA names Fischer CFO
Special to Atmore News Stephen Fischer has been named as the CFO for the Escambia County Healthcare Authority (ECHCA) Health System. Fischer has been filling the position over the last year as the interim CFO. He will be responsible for the areas of finance, materials management, information technology health information management and revenue cycle for the organizations under the Escambia County Healthcare Authority. “The ECHCA is pleased Stephen will continue…
Atmore students on UA honors lists
Six students from Atmore were named to honors lists at the University of Alabama for the 2019 fall semester. The President’s List recognizes students with an academic record of 4.0 (all A’s). The Dean’s List recognizes students with an academic record of 3.5 or above. The UA Dean’s and President’s lists recognize full-time undergraduate students. The following local students made the honors lists: President’s List – Kirsten Matilda King, Dana…