RP Pre-K, Head Start students on a ‘field trip’
Chaver and Williams class Lenise and Tylee “on the farm” Dean and Dixon class News Staff Report Rachel Patterson Pre-K and Head Start went to the farm last week – sort of. Classes took a virtual “Field Trip to the Farm.” Due to COVID-19, physical field trips are not allowed, so the teachers came up with the idea of a field trip in the classroom to coincide with the November…
Medal of Honor dedication ceremony Saturday, Dec. 5
Special to Atmore News Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7016 in Atmore hopes to have a large crowd on hand for the Saturday, December 5, dedication and unveiling of “The MOH Recipients” road signs in honor of William Seay and Sidney Manning, Escambia County’s two Congressional Medal of Honor recipients. The signs will be placed on portions of U.S. 31, from Atmore to Flomaton and Flomaton to Brewton. The ceremony…
Virtual learning funds
Escambia County Middle School Principal Takecia Barlow, center, accepts checks from Johnson Ford’s Ben Odom, at left, and Atmore Mayor Jim Staff on Friday, November 21. The Staff family contributed $600; the city’s two new-car dealers, Johnson Ford and Jason Pilger Chevrolet, donated $400 each. The money will be used to help pay for virtual reality goggles that will be used in classroom lessons.
Alabamians urged to take responsibility and slow transmission of COVID-19
Special to Atmore News The following press release was issued by the Alabama Department of Public Health. State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Mary McIntyre cautioned Alabamians about rising rates of COVID-19 and asked them to be vigilant during the days ahead. The spread of the virus has resulted in the greatest increases in hospitalizations since July, and for the past six weeks there have…
Meet Diamond
Beautiful Diamond is a 2-year-old female lab mix. She is the sweetest, most loving and well-mannered girl! Diamond recently had 7 precious puppies, so she will be available for adoption in a few weeks. Diamond is up to date on vaccinations and will be available for adoption with a $100 adoption fee, which includes spay. Make plans to come meet Diamond – by appointment only – Monday through Friday from…