Sherry Digmon

United Bank hosts Ag Appreciation Luncheon
Each year, United Bank hosts an Agriculture Appreciation Luncheon. While the event is always an appreciation, this year’s luncheon was also a celebration. As UB President and CEO Bob Jones said in his opening remarks, it was a good year for agriculture. “The Lord blessed us,” he said. According to information provided by UB, farming employs one in four people and has an economic impact of more than $14 billion…
Ribbon cutting for Sweet Treats Boutique
The Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting for Sweet Treats Boutique Friday, March 17. Shown are, from left, Sheryl Vickery, Lisa Reynolds, Domonique Henderson, Bub Gideons, Tamika Finklea, Myrna Monroe, Ricahrd Frye, Annie Crook, Chris Singleton, Latisha Henderon, Marsella James, Dan Taylor, Sara Milliken, Brittany Taylor, Mallorie Beachy, Madison Lundy, Brandy Giger.
A.C. Moore no more?
The Escambia County Board of Education and Superintendent John Knott are considering restructuring three Atmore schools. At a called meeting Monday, March 13, the board gave Knott permission to proceed with the first steps in consolidating A.C. Moore Elementary School with Rachel Patterson Elementary School and Escambia County Middle School. The “first steps” includes gathering data, conducting surveys, getting input from parents and the community, and holding meetings to present…
Honoring Vietnam veterans
The fourth Annual Vietnam Veterans Day Celebration will be held Saturday, March 25, 4 p.m., at Heritage Park. The event is hosted by Atmore Memorial VFW Auxiliary to Post 7016 and is hosted in part by VFW  Foundation Community Services Grant. Last Sunday afternoon, March 19, several Auxiliary members and friends gathered at Heritage Park to make final plans and also to assemble new banners and flagpoles Scheduled to participate…
Shell named to Hall of Fame
Five area residents will be inducted into the Atmore Area Hall of Fame in April. Billy Conn Madison, chairman of the Hall of Fame Committee, released the names of this year’s inductees: William America, Earl Etheridge, Dr. William T. Hall, Howard Shell, and Eddie Staff. The induction ceremony will be held Saturday, April 29, 6 p.m., at The Club. Tickets for the ceremony and the meal are $25 each. Tickets…