Bishop awarded Soldier’s Medal
When Kevin J. Bishop went to work on March 11, 2016, he didn’t have any thoughts that the day would be much different than most other days at Fountain. Bishop is a senior corrections supervisor at G.K. Fountain Correctional Facility and a staff sergeant in the Alabama Army National Guard. Before March 11 turned to March 12, however, the Perdido resident had established himself as a bona-fide hero, credited not…
David’s voted Bama’s Best Catfish Restaurant – Local eatery’s Facebook response also secures People’s Choice Award
Alabama Farmers Federation officials confirmed Tuesday that David’s Catfish House of Atmore was selected by a three-member judging panel as the state’s best catfish restaurant. The local restaurant was recently announced as one of four finalists from more than 250 nominations in the second annual Bama’s Best Catfish Restaurant Challenge, which was sponsored by Alabama Catfish Producers. The other finalists were Catfish N Que in Cullman, Orrville Farmer’s Market in…
Brantley named RPES principal
The Escambia County Board of Education voted during regular meeting Thursday, July 13, to transfer John Brantley, principal of A.C. Moore Elementary, to Rachel Patterson Elementary School as principal, effective July 17. The board voted last month to consolidate A.C. Moore with Rachel Patterson and Escambia County Middle School.
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,…