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Youth Leadership Atmore tours Montgomery
By VICTORIA SAWYER Special to Atmore News Youth Leadership Atmore visited our state’s capitol on Thursday, April 6. The group had a busy day meeting with government officials and touring the Alabama State Capitol, the Civil Rights Memorial Center, and the Alabama Judicial Building. The day began at the Capitol with State Treasurer Young Boozer and Secretary of State John Merrill. While visiting these officials in their offices, the class…
FNB&T supports financial literacy event
First National Bank & Trust personnel participated in the first Poarch Creek Indian Financial Literacy event Wednesday, April 12. The goal for this event was to increase financial literacy among PCI employees. Bryan Fayard is the Financial Education Counselor with PCI. FNB&T also provided an iPad as one of the door prizes. Shown, FNB personnel Brandy Giger, left, and Andrea Beasley, right, present the iPad to Cindy Martin, center.
Doolittle needs help to attend medical leaders congress
Brooke Doolittle, a sophomore at Escambia County High School, has the opportunity to be a delegate to the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Lowell, Mass., June 25-27. Although she has been raising money, she is still shy of her goal and time is getting short. Her GoFundMe account – Sending Broke to Harvard – is up and running. Several past and current educators have stepped up to donate. The…
Recycled electronics fill two trailers at Poarch
A continuous stream of trucks, cars and SUVs pulled into the Poarch Creek Indians fire station Saturday, April 22, and left behind heaps of scrapped television sets, vacuum cleaners, half-empty cans of paint, fluorescent bulbs and similar items. And nobody complained. In fact, organizers of the twice-yearly electronics recycling and household hazardous waste collection event were tickled over the amount of debris left behind. “We’ve had a good turnout,” PCI…
HRSA Nurse Corps scholarships available
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) 2017 NURSE Corps Scholarship Program applications are due May 11 and information is available  online at https://bhw.hrsa.gov/loansscholarships/nursecorps/scholarship. Helpline via the Bureau of Health Workforce at 800-221-9393; additional HRSA information online at www.hrsa.gov. The 2017 Application and Program Guidance is available online along with pre-recorded webinars. As a student accepted or enrolled in a diploma, associate, baccalaureate, or graduate degree nursing program, you can receive…