Atmore News

Obituaries for the week of March 29, 2017
Mary Louise Spencer Mary Louise Spencer, age 66, native of Walnut Hill, Fla., passed away Thursday, March 16, 2017 in Milwaukee, Wisc. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time but will be announced by Christian Memorial Funeral Home. Betty Lou Carnley Hanks Mrs. Betty Lou Carnley Hanks, age 75, passed away Monday, March 20, 2017 in Century, Fla. She was a native and life-long resident of Jay, Fla. She was…
Hollinger chosen for UA Leadership Academy
Lexie Hollinger was named as an Escambia Academy University of Alabama Capstone Leadership Academy nominee. Having a student tapped for this honor is a first in EA history. She was chosen by her teachers due to her leadership abilities and interest in volunteer service. She was asked to submit an application and essay to the University of Alabama selection committee last fall in hopes of being selected to attend this impressive…
Welch and Husband to wed
Together with their families, Joseph Michael Husband of Atmore and Whitney Nicole Welch of Uriah announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of George and Leigh Baggett, II of Burnt Corn and the grand-daughter of George and Linda Faulkner of Uriah, and George and JoAnn Baggett of Monroeville. The prospective groom is the son of Thad and Gina Husband of Peewee Valley, Kentucky, and Donald and…
Rotary offering two scholarships
The Atmore Rotary Club may award two scholarships up to $2,000 per scholarship to two 2017 high school graduates with a 2.5 or higher GPA who enroll as a full-time student in a college program for the 2017–2018 academic year (fall and spring semesters). The scholarships are awarded on the basis of both merit and need. Scholarship application packets are available at local high schools; students should contact their high school…