Atmore News

Perdido School holds spelling bee
Special to Atmore News The Perdido School 2018-19 Spelling Bee was held Wednesday, January 9. All the participants did a fantastic job representing their grade level in the school spelling bee. After 35 rounds, fifth-grader Carley New was declared the champion and Dessie James was first runner-up. Carley will represent Perdido School in the county spelling bee Tuesday, February 5, in Loxley.
Atmore friends meet at Alabama-Clemson game
Former Atmore residents Scottie Rodgers and Woody McCorvey Jr. ran into each other at the 2019 College Football Playoff National Championship Game Media Day festivities in San Jose, Calif. Rodgers is Associate Commissioner, Strategic Communications at the Sun Belt Conference office in New Orleans, and McCorvey is Associate Director of Athletics for Football Administration at Clemson.
Coale appointed District Judge
News Staff Report Brewton resident Eric Coale was recently appointed by Governor Kay Ivey to the Escambia County District Court judgeship. A series of events that began with the announcement by venerable Judge Bert Rice that he would not seek another term led to the fulfillment by Coale of a goal he set more than two years ago. After two years in office, Judge Jeff White, who won the 2016…
Obituaries for the week of January 13,2019
Luvirn G. Mathis Mrs. Luvirn G. Mathis, age 83, passed away Monday, January 7, 2019 in Atmore, Ala. She was a native of Atmore; former resident of Flomaton, Ala., and had resided in Atmore for most of her life. She retired from Monsanto with twenty-five years of service, She was a member of Marranatha Ministries serving as vice-president. She was preceded in death by her parents, Sherill and Gladys Goodwin;…