VFW National Home for Children offers chance to heal and grow
Special to Atmore News Members of the Atmore Memorial VFW Auxiliary to Post 7016 support all veterans, active military, their families and our local community. Each year the Auxiliary strives to educate the local community on the national, state, and local programs and opportunities that are available through the VFW Auxiliary organization. One of these programs is the VFW National Home for Children / Military & Veterans Family Helpline. For…
Food scores released
The following Escambia County food / lodging establishment ratings were released by the Alabama Department of Public Health for June. Ratings are ranked by score, low to high. FSE = Food Service Establishment Subway, Lindberg Ave., Atmore, 92, FSE Hardee’s, Flomaton, 93, FSE Spudd’s, Atmore, 93, limited food Abundant Life Church Daycare, Atmore, 93, daycare food service Atmore Dragway, Atmore, 93, FSE R & F Foods of Alabama, Inc., Atmore,…
Competition literally melts away as Cougars win 7-on-7 tourney
By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter The Escambia Academy football program received its first breath of success for the 2019 season this past week in the form of a 7-on-7 tournament win at University of West Alabama in Livingston. The Cougars, along with 13 other schools, competed in turf temperatures in excess of 119 degrees. “The university’s football field is a turf layout,” Cougars assistant coach Mike Sims said. “It was…
Beating the heat a key for summer preparations
Over the past few weeks I have had the opportunity to talk with or visit every high school football team within our coverage area. The headlining factor of each team has been the same — the excessive heat that our area has seen within the last few weeks. Heat-related injuries and in some cases deaths, have been reported from football teams around the country. The heat creates harsh environments for…
Blue Devils make good showing in Future Ones 7-on-7
By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter The Escambia County High football team keeps rolling along as the 2019 season approaches. The Blue Devils made another successful showing during the Future Ones 7-on-7 Tournament at Cottage Hill Christian School in Mobile. “I was really happy with the way the guys played,” ECHS head coach Scott Mason said. “We have polishing up to do, and some things to work on in depth, but…