Sherry Digmon

Winners announced in poster contest
Winners in the Atmore Memorial VFW Auxiliary to Post 7016 Summer Patriotic Art Poster Contest were announced Monday, July 31, at Atmore City Hall. According to VFW Auxiliary President Gayle Johnson, 21 entries were submitted. The Auxiliary was pleased considering this is the first year for this competition. Children ages 4-15 had the opportunity to compete for prize money in four age categories: 4-6, 7-9, 10-12, and 13-15. The winner…
Yard of the Month
The Pride of Atmore Committee selected the yard of Chris and Courtney Harrison, 408 S. Main Street, as the August Yard of the Month. The presentation was made Monday, July 31. Shown are, from left, Lesley Harrison (Chris’ sister), Myrna Monroe, Scott Benton, Harper Harrison, Riley Harrison, Chris Harrison (behind his sons), Sheryl Vickery, and Bub Gideons.  
Ribbon cutting
The Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Owl About the Vinyl, a shop offering vinyl and vinyl supplies. The business is located at 200 North Main, Suite B – the entrance is on the Ridgeley Street side. Chamber members, Ambassadors and friends joined in the welcome and ribbon cutting Friday, July 28, from left, Hannah Nelson, Myrna Monroe, Lorraine Marez, Nevaeh Odom, AllyAna Cunningham, Jackson Cunningham,…
Distinguished Young Women selected
T.R. Miller High School student Tori Knapp, center, was selected 2018 Escambia County Distinguished Young Woman Saturday, July 29, at the program held at Coastal Alabama Community College, Brewton campus. Escambia Academy’s Victoria Sawyer, left, was First Alternate. Ora Nelson, right, a student at T.R. Miller, was Second Alternate. For more on the DYW program, see http://atmorenews.com/2017/08/02/this-younger-generation/  and http://atmorenews.com/2017/08/02/ladies-shine-in-dyw-program/
Ladies shine in DYW program
Fifteen young ladies lit up the stage Saturday night, July 29, at the Escambia County Distinguished Young Women program in Brewton. Participants were Lakeshia Betts, W.S. Neal High School; Jashira Dees, W.S. Neal; Tori Knapp, T.R. Miller High School; Alexandra Lambeth, Flomaton High School; Cassidy Murphy, Escambia Academy; Ora Nelson, T.R. Miller; Grace O’Bannon, Flomaton; Alyssa Oglesbee, Flomaton; Erin Salter, W.S. Neal; Victoria Sawyer, Escambia Academy; Jakyra Spears, T.R. Miller;…