Peer Helpers make a difference at ECMS
Special to Atmore News The 2019-2020 Escambia County Middle School Peer Helpers have been named. They were selected based on teacher recommendations, a screening process by the sponsors, and an interview. To be selected as a Peer Helper is an honor. ECMS Peer Helpers empower their peers to stand-up against substance abuse and other issues that may interfere with their education. ECMS Peer Helpers are coordinated by Cordia Coleman Lee,…
No. 11 at Smith Tractor
Local NASCAR fans had a unique opportunity Monday, October 14, as Smith Tractor Company in Atmore hosted the FedEX No. 11 Toyota Camry driven by Denny Hamlin. Although Hamlin was not on hand, racing experts were there to share information and answer questions. Shown is the Smith Tractor team, from left, Dustin Boutwell, Hunter Milliken, Tyler Baggett, Dewayne Williams, Rene’ Jones, Michael Hart, Bobby Sullivan.
Enjoy the majesty of fall
The Arbor Day Foundation will brighten up your fall by offering 10 colorful trees and bushes when you join the organization in October. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation’s Trees for America campaign, a program dedicated to environmental stewardship through the planting of trees. Everyone who joins the Arbor Day Foundation in October will receive 10 colorful trees and bushes selected for their area. The…
Boys, Girls State delegates honored
By SHERRY DIGMON News Publisher American Legion Post 90 and the Legion Auxiliary hosted a reception for Boys and Girls State delegates Thursday, October 10. Each year, the Legion sponsors six young men and the Auxiliary sponsors three young women to attend the leadership program held at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. Students from Escambia Academy, Escambia County High School and Flomaton High School are selected. Students are chosen…