Obituaries, week of February 23,2020
John Steven Watson Mr. John Steven Watson, age 75, passed away Monday, February 17, 2020 in Pensacola, Fla. He was a native and resident of Jay, Fla. and had spent most of his life in the Byrneville, Fla. community. He was a veteran of the Vietnam Conflict serving with the U.S. Marine Corp. He was a retired truck driver, loved playing the guitar, loved horses and race cars. He was…
Precious puppy alert
Atmore / PCI Animal Control has seven of the cutest eight-year-old lab / bulldog mix puppies available for adoption. If you are looking to add a new “furever” friend or two to your family, this is the perfect opportunity. These precious siblings are up to date on vaccinations and available for adoption with a $100 adoption fee, which includes spay / neuter when they are old enough. Please make plans…
Arbor Day Foundation names Atmore Tree City USA®
Special to Atmore News Atmore was named a 2019 Tree City USA® by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. Atmore achieved Tree City USA recognition by meeting the program’s four requirements: a tree board or department, a tree care ordinance, an annual community forestry budget of at least $2 per capita and an Arbor Day observance and proclamation. “Tree City USA communities…
Hicks joins UB board
Special to Atmore News United Bank announces the addition of a new member, Ida Ross Hicks, to the board of directors. The Daphne, Alabama businesswoman and community leader begins her term following service as a member of United Bank’s Baldwin County Advisory Board. Hicks is the president of Swift Supply, Inc., a sixth generation family-owned business. “We are pleased to have Ida Ross join our board.” UB President and CEO…
Food scores released
The following Escambia County food / lodging establishment ratings were released by the Alabama Department of Public Health for January 2020. Ratings are ranked by score, low to high. FSE = Food Service Establishment Circle K #2721575, Forrest Ave., East Brewton, 79, limited food The Whistle Stop Family Buffet, Atmore, 82, FSE Mark’s, Brewton, 90, FSE Camp 31 BBQ & Grill, Brewton, 90, FSE Chen’s Chinese Buffet, Atmore, 90, FSE…