Sherry Digmon

Honoring excellence
By SHERRY DIGMON News Staff Writer For the 33rd year, the Atmore Rotary Club honored students from Atmore Christian School, Escambia Academy, Escambia County High School and Northview High School for academic achievement. The Rotary Academic All-Star program was held Thursday, May 10, in ECHS Hodnette Auditorium. One hundred thirty-eight students were recognized. Eight of them are four-year Academic All-Stars: Anna Bell Barberree, Northview High School; Lazarrian Boykin, Escambia County…
Uniting in prayer, Bible reading (with photo gallery)
By SHERRY DIGMON News Staff Writer “Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace.” Ephesians 4:3. That was the theme of this year’s National Day of Prayer Thursday, May 3. Unity abounded at the local event in the Escambia County High School gym, as people of all faiths, all races, all walks of life came together to pray and read the Bible. Pastor…
Schools present spring concert (with photo gallery)
Also first performance of the community mass choir By SHERRY DIGMON News Staff Writer You’ve heard it said, “If you weren’t there, you really missed something.” Truer words were never spoken when referring to the Escambia County Middle and High School Spring concert Thursday, May 3. If you weren’t there … well, just ask anyone who was. They’ll tell you how memorable it was. Once the school concert was over,…
Making a difference on a field trip
By SHERRY DIGMON News Staff Writer It was a different kind of field trip for some students. Friday, May 4, a group of Escambia County Middle School students arrived at Atmore Nursing Center to entertain and play games with residents. They also presented them with gifts. The field trip was sponsored by ECMS Peer Helpers, National Junior Honor Society, Future Business Leaders of America, Technology Students Association and the ECMS…