Cougars welcome seasoned coach to staff
By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter It has been a little over a decade since Willie James White Jr. last stepped onto a football field or basketball court. But he’s no stranger to either. The veteran coach has now returned to his roots, coming out of retirement to once again offer his knowledge and experience to the Escambia Academy athletic program. White is this year’s new head basketball coach and is…
Wearing a mask: Show that you care
By JUSTIN MILLER Special to Atmore News The idea of wearing a mask has been a somewhat controversial issue. Some Americans question the effectiveness that wearing a mask has on the prevention of spreading or contracting COVID-19. For Alabamians, Governor Kay Ivey recently extended the Alabama mask mandate until at least August 31. Professionals from the Alabama Cooperative Extension System and Auburn University discuss the science behind wearing a mask…