Last session for the summer
Swimming and diving at Tom Byrne Park Registrations for the third session of swimming and diving lessons will be Monday, July 8, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., at the Tom Byrne Park Pool. Lessons will be July 15 – August 2, with classes at 9, 10 and 11. These classes will meet Monday – Friday for one hour each. Afternoon lessons will be during the same time frame with…
FNB&T donates to Pilots for Christ
Special to Atmore News First National Bank & Trust’s Celebrity Waiter event raised $16,000 to benefit Pilots for Christ. The event was held at David’s Catfish House in Atmore on Monday, April 29. “FNB&T would like to thank those who served as celebrity waiters for their commitment to such a great cause,” FNB&T Marketing Manager Brandy Giger said. “Thank you to David’s Catfish House for opening their doors year after…
Wild ride in store for local football fans
Over the course of the past few weeks, I have had the opportunity to observe the practices of our area high school football teams. The high heat of the summer months has failed to slow the young men down. Even though temperatures have reached over 100 degrees on several days, the players have pushed through in anticipation of the first play of the 2019 season. As I observed the young…
Blue Devils creating an early statement during 7-on-7 action
By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter The Escambia County High School varsity and junior varsity football teams had an excellent showing during the first 7-on-7 tournament of the year for the Blue Devils. ECHS faced three different schools June 26 at Mobile Christian School. In on the action against the varsity Blue Devils for one 20-minute quarter of football were Mobile Christian High, Williamson High and Blount High. “The guys played…
Hammac’s poise, past numbers promise good things for ECHS
By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter When looking for football players, coaches often want to find that one diamond in the rough. They generally want that one player who stands out from the rest and can make huge statements for an entire team. For Escambia County High School head football coach Scott Mason, that player is incoming senior Jacob Hammac. Mason coached Hammac at Florala High School for the past two…