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Novus named Business of the Month
The Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce named Novus Glass as the July Business of the Month. Chamber board members, Chamber Ambassadors and community leaders joined employees at the presentation Thursday, July 6. Shown are, from left, Sheryl Vickery, Eboni Williams (front), Terry Kelly, Myrna Monroe, Wesley Wenger, Cam Boeckner, Clarissa Holdeman, Shane Boeckner, Chris Singleton, Bub Gideons, Lauren Metzler, Mallorie Beachy.
Criminal docket set
The following cases are on the criminal docket for the Twenty-First Judicial Circuit for Monday, July 17. Honorable Bert W. Rice, Division 1 State of Alabama vs. Christopher Lance Burtram, sodomy 1st, sex abuse child under 12; State of Alabama vs. Evanda Dwayne White, UPM 1st, driving while license revoked; State of Alabama vs. Charles Daniel Todd, UDCS x 3, UPCS x 3; State of Alabama vs. William Jasper Smith,…
Mid-August target date for completion of U.S. 31 paving
Alabama Department of Transportation officials are anticipating by mid-August the completion of two separate ongoing projects that will eventually provide a new surface for both lanes of the portion of U.S. 31 that runs through western Escambia County and Atmore and into the middle of Flomaton. The 20-mile stretch of mostly two-lane blacktop is being resurfaced and re-striped by Mobile Asphalt Co., which won separate contracts with combined bids of…
GWFCU receives 5-Star rating
Gulf Winds Federal Credit Union, Pensacola, reports it has once again earned a coveted 5-Star rating from BauerFinancial, the nation’s premier bank and credit union rating firm. A five-star rating indicates the credit union excels in areas of capital adequacy, profitability, asset quality and much more. Earning and maintaining this top 5-Star rating for 92 consecutive quarters puts Gulf Winds Federal Credit Union in an even more prominent position as…