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The Walk continues
Women of Distinction held their annual cancer awareness walk – A Walk to the Park – Saturday, October 14. Opening ceremonies were at Atmore City Hall. The walk ended at Houston Avery Park. Proceeds are used to provide gas cards to assist local cancer patients with travel expenses for treatment. Shown is this year’s group of walkers.  
Eagle Scout
Escambia Academy student William Howell has earned the rank of Eagle Scout. His project, presented Sunday afternoon, October 15, at the school, was the repair and improvement of the elementary playground. Shown at Sunday’s presentation are, from left, Michelle Howell (mother), William Howell, Banks Howell (father), and Andrew Howell (brother). William is a member of Troop 78. Andrew is also an Eagle Scout. His project was a flagpole in EA near…
Ribs on Ridgeley
Put together some long tables down the middle of a street, serve some ribs by South Alabama Vending and homemade pies by Myrna Monroe and you’ve got the recipe for a fund-raising success. Ribs on Ridgeley is a project of the Pride of Atmore Committee with proceeds going to downtown revitalization. Pride Chairman Bub Gideons said 160 people were served. Although tickets were $40 each, some gave donations on top…
NHS winning float (with parade photo gallery)
Northview High School’s homecoming parade was held Friday, October 13, ahead of the game that night against Pensacola Catholic Crusaders. The senior class took the honors for the winning float in the parade. The theme was Roast the Crusaders. For more photos from the NHS homecoming, view our photo gallery. News photos by Ditto Gorme