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ECHS students attend Teen Driving Safety Summit
Special to Atmore News The Peer Helpers students from Escambia County High School attended the UR KEYS 2 DRV Teen Driver Safety Summit on Oct. 30. The one-day interactive event was held at the Orange Beach Event Center. Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for U.S. teens. Teen drivers have crash rates three times those of drivers 20 and older per mile driven. However, teen motor vehicle…
Veterans Day events planned
Honoring our veterans News Staff Report Veterans Day is Sunday, November 11, and several events are planned around the day. Perdido Elementary / Middle School The school’s annual Veterans Day celebration will be held Friday, Nov. 9, 8:30 a.m., in the gym. This year’s program will feature special guest speaker Major Jamie Barnes, the Baldwin County High School JROTC Flag and Rifle Drill teams, Perdido Middle School Band, and former…
Canoe Homecoming set
Canoe Homecoming set The Canoe Homecoming will be held on November 17, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., along Lowery Lane in downtown Canoe. Arts and crafts vendors, food, and reenactors and a living history camp will be set up at the Confederate Memorial. There will also be a historical presentation regarding Canoe at the Civic Center during the day. For more info call 251-294-0293.
Mentoring program gets under way
Special to Atmore News New Horizons began their first Mentoring Sessions this past Saturday at Escambia County High School. New Horizons is a new mentoring program available in Atmore through the Children’s Policy Council that meets monthly with a Mentee class of nearly 20 or more students ages 11-16. The first session focused on development of personal goals and achievements and choices vs. consequences. The Mentees received a special welcome…
Ribbon cutting for Waves
The Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Waves Car Wash, Friday, Oct. 19. Chamber board members and Ambassadors, friends and family joined the owners and employees for the occasion. Shown are, from left, front, Anna Grace Janes, Emma Caroline Sasser, Sara Rolin, Brooke Doolittle, Mary Thompson Lancaster, Joshua Banks, Logan Chavers, Adonis Williams; middle, Emily Wilson, Myrna Monroe, Mike Kemp, Mike Dickert, Loralee Schneider, Sara Schneider,…