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Obituaries for the week of October 18, 2017
Miranda Lee Kimmons Mrs. Miranda Lee Kimmons, age 37, passed away Friday, October 6, 2017 in Mobile, Ala. She was a native and former resident of Century, Fla. and had resided in Wilmer, Ala. for the past five years. She was a loving mother, sister, aunt and friend. She was preceded in death by her mother, Sharon Payne; daddy, Marvin Earl Kimmons; grandmother, Kitty Kimmons; grandfather, Buck Godwin and a…
Bob Jones appointed member of the Community Development Advisory Board
United Bank President and CEO Bob Jones has recently been appointed by President Donald J. Trump to serve on the Community Development Advisory Board of the U.S. Department of Treasury. Jones will serve as a member of the Community Development Advisory Board for a four-year term. Jones was selected as a member in recognition of his services, advocacy, and commitment to the banking industry and elevating the roles CDFI banks…
Katie Dreadin attends 50th reunion
Katie Dreadin recently attended her 50th high school reunion in Colorado Springs, Colo. She was accompanied by her son Geoff Sasser. Katie graduated in 1967 from William J. Palmer High School. “When I first got news of the reunion, I told Geoff I’d really like to go,” she said. “He spread the word to his brothers and sisters and I got a birthday card from all of them in June…
Bicentennial event added to WSD
Alabama is celebrating 200 years of statehood with the 200 Bicentennial initiative. Across the state, all types of events, exhibits and activities are being held to commemorate the anniversary. The celebration of Alabama’s 200 years is being held over three years: 2017 – Exploring Alabama 2018 – Honoring Our People 2019 – Sharing Our Stories Some area folks have been meeting to plan a 200 Bicentennial event to coincide with…
Mark your calendar
Ribs on Ridgeley Tickets are still available for Ribs on Ridgeley Thursday, October 12, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., on Ridgeley Street. The meal includes ribs, green beans, hash brown casserole, a roll, and homemade pie. Food is being prepared by South Alabama Vending, Escambia County High School Culinary Arts Department, and Myrna Monroe (pies). Tickets, $40 each, are available at Atmore News, 128 S. Main Street. Proceeds will go…