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Karrick attends Tennessee DKG convention
Nancy Karrick, Alabama State President of Delta Kappa Gamma, attended the Tennessee state convention June 1-3, 2017, at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. Two of her good friends, Elaine Alexander and Beverly Hall, were being installed as president and first vice president of Tennessee’s Delta Kappa Gamma. While at the convention, Nancy also presented two workshops for the Tennessee members. Pictured are, from left, Tennessee’s new president Elaine Alexander,…
Judge: Juvenile dependency cases job’s most troubling aspect
Escambia County District Judge Jeff White didn’t let a lapse in electrical service stop his June 15 presentation to a group of more than two dozen local business people on the highs, lows, whys and wherefores of his elected office. But it was obvious that one aspect of the dim environment caused him a degree of anxiety. “Is the coffee ready yet?” White would jokingly ask on occasion during his…
Nothing up his sleeve
I was standing right there, watching every move. There really was nothing up his sleeve. I turned to Library Director Hope Lassiter several times and asked, “How did he do that?” She didn’t know either. Magician Gary Ledbetter brought his show to the Atmore Public Library summer reading program Friday, June 16. Working alone and with volunteers from the audience, Gary performed a number of tricks that baffled all of…
Volunteers needed for Atmore Habitat project
Escambia County Habitat for Humanity is making plans for demo work on a home renovation planned in Atmore. With extensive remodeling planned for the Craig Street home, volunteers are needed to help gut the house in preparation for renovations. If you are interested in volunteering for this project, please contact the Escambia County Habitat for Humanity to discuss guidelines and requirements for volunteers. All volunteers will need to be at…
Change of command for LTC Jackson
Having served his country 21 years, Lieutenant Colonel Gerry L. Jackson, 352nd Sustainment Support Battalion, relinquished his command in a Change of Command Ceremony March 18, in Macon, Georgia. LTC Jackson was born in Atmore and graduated from Escambia County High School in 1988. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing from Alabama A&M University in 1993. In 1998, he received his Masters of Forestry Degree in Forest…