Four injured in wreck near Poarch
Two minors and two adults were injured shortly before 2 p.m. Friday afternoon in a three-vehicle accident near Poarch. The driver of the sedan apparently (according to witnesses) pulled out of Atmosphere Road in front of a GMC pickup which was traveling southbound on Poarch Road. The car was t-boned and then struck a Republic Services garbage truck traveling north on Poarch Road. Emergency crews from Poarch Fire Department, Poarch…
Obituaries, week of August 30, 2020
Sylvester Hartley Mr. Sylvester Hartley, age 60, of Atmore, Ala., passed away Friday, August 21, 2020 at Gadsden Regional Medical Center – Gadsden, Ala. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time but will be announced by Turner Funeral Chapel. Nathan Andrew Barnes Barnes Mr. Nathan Andrew Barnes, age 22, passed away Saturday, August 22, 2020. He was a native and former resident of Pensacola, Fla. and had resided in Molino,…
Alto, Chamber donate to ECHS
The Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce delivered cup holders to Escambia County High School Wednesday, August 19. The holders, one for each water fountain in the school, were purchased by Alto Products. Shown at the presentation are, from left, Chamber interim director Anna Norton, ECHS principal Amy Cabaniss, and Chamber president Emilee Waters.
Bulldogs can’t get untracked against Luverne
By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter J.U. Blacksher’s Bulldogs were unable to generate an ideal start to the 2020 season, dropping a 49-19 decision to Luverne High’s Tigers in last Friday’s season opener in Uriah. “We didn’t play well,” JUB head coach Wes Sims said. “We were unable to block or tackle like we should have. We had a couple of good plays at times, especially on special teams, but we…