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Honoring veterans at ECHS
By SHERRY DIGMON News Staff Writer Escambia County High School’s Triton Club, under the leadership of teacher Stephanie McGhee, honored veterans during a school-wide assembly Thursday, November 8. The ECHS band, Hayley Canterbury director, and the ECHS Choir, Conrad Weber director, were outstanding in presenting patriotic music. The speaker was Staff Sergeant William “Greg” Akers, a decorated veteran who served in Afghanistan, Iraq, Central American, Pakistan and Korea. Following are…
Veterans honored at EA ceremony
Escambia Academy paid tribute to six veterans, including two who served as crew members of a B-52 bomber during World War II, during the school’s Veterans Day program, held Friday, November 9. Shown are honored veterans with State Rep. Alan Baker, from left, Bobby Davis, Danny Blackmon, Donnis Scruggs, Teddy Taylor, Steve Reynolds, Walter Hare and Baker.
Honoring veterans at ANC
Comfort Care Hospice held their annual ceremony to honor veterans at Atmore Nursing Center Monday, Nov. 12. Emmie Flowers with Comfort Care gave each veteran a certificate and a gift bag. Shown are, from left, front, veterans Fred Anderson, Charles Freeman, Giles Chapman, George Boone, Danny Mims, Robert Skipper; back, veterans Arthur Colston, Michael Williams, and Marla Rutherford, employees at ANC; Administrator Morgan Smith; Betty Singletary with Comfort Care; and…
Perdido School honors veterans
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer More than 60 veterans, ranging from the men and women who served during World War II to those who were part of the global war on terrorism, were honored by students, faculty and staff of Perdido School on Friday, November 9. The veterans were the guests of honor for a program held in a gymnasium packed with students from kindergarten through eighth grade, many…
Honoring volunteers
By SHERRY DIGMON News Staff Writer Each year, Atmore Area Christian Care Ministry hosts a volunteer appreciation banquet to thank the folks who make the ministry possible. This year’s event was held Thursday, October 25, at First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. The Rev. Monroe Tucker Jr., president of the AACCM board, opened with a word of welcome. One of the highlights of the banquet each year is honoring the Volunteer…