EA takes over region lead
Wheat scores twice as Cougars win 3rd straight By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter Shannon Wheat scored two touchdowns to help lead Escambia Academy’s Cougars to a 35-7 win over Patrician Academy last Friday, September 27 in Canoe. The win improves EA’s overall season record to 3-2 and puts them in first place in AISA Class AA, Region 2 standings. The Cougars and Saints were tied for the top spot prior…
Rabb again leads the way as JUB rolls past Excel
By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter Quarterback K.D. Rabb again spearheaded the offense as J.U. Blacksher improved to 5-1 with a 49-14 victory over rival Excel last Friday, September 27, on Excel’s home turf. Rabb wasn’t the only offensive weapon unleased on the visiting Panthers, but he was plenty. The JUB signal-caller rushed 18 times for 160 yards and three touchdowns, while also completing 7 of 15 passes for 145 yards…
ECHS suffers 6 turnovers
Hurricanes too strong for mistake-prone Blue Devils By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter Escambia County High’s football team was no match for neighboring Flomaton’s Hurricane-force defensive winds last Friday, September 27. The Blue Devils turned the ball over six times and could never generate any offense as the state’s top-ranked Class 3A team claimed a 24-0 win. The loss was Escambia’s second straight setback after a 3-0 start — the first…
Holding their feet to the fire
With her announcement that the House will finally move toward impeachment, Nancy Pelosi has set in motion what the Democrats have wanted to do since Election Night of 2016. They will seek to remove President Trump at all costs. It is frustrating for me that Washington is focused on these partisan impeachment proceedings when there is so much we could get done for the American people. For example, the President’s…
FNB&T opens new branch in Mobile
Special to Atmore News The Board of Directors of First Suncoast Trust Bancshares, Inc. and subsidiary bank First National Bank & Trust, announce the opening of a new branch in Mobile located at 5905 Airport Blvd., Suite A. The Mobile branch office will be open Monday- Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and closed 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. for lunch. This full-service branch will provide residential and commercial loans, as well as retail…