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…
ECHS blanked 26-0 by Admirals in opener
ECHS’s Mason Huggins runs for yardage during last Fridays game against Bayside Academy. By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter Escambia County High’s Blue Devils couldn’t get untracked and were shut out by Bayside Academy in last Friday’s season opener, 26-0. The visiting Admirals came out swinging, scoring on a 51-yard aerial strike during the opening minutes of the contest. Just two minutes later, Bayside struck gold again after intercepting a pass…