Atmore students on UWA honors lists
Four students from Atmore were named to The University of West Alabama honors lists for the Fall 2020 academic semester. The President’s List gives recognition to undergraduate students with exceptionally high grades for the semester, those with grade-point averages of 3.80 or higher on at least twelve semester hours credit with no grade lower than a “C.” Named to the President’s List from Atmore were Candy Fralick, Kandace Moore, and…
Huxford Elementary honor roll
A honor roll First grade: Braxton Bowman, Aubree Conn, Gracie House, Brylon McGhee, Jaylen Moye, Bryant Odom, Chris Pham, Miya Sadler and Corbin Stawbridge. Second grade: Mollie Bagwell, Kamryn Blackwell, Ruby Holsonback, Braxton Lundy, Kase Martin, Suri McCants, Ava Moffatt, A’niyah Richardson, Zhoie Rolin, Zaelyn Smith, Levi Taylor and Ryder Weaver. Third grade: Donald Alexander, Ava Bryan, Autumn Conn, Lexi Holland, Radyn Lambert, Chau Nguyen and Grayson Snyder. Fourth grade:…
ECMS spelling bee winners
Lemon Barlow Escambia County Middle School held its annual schoolwide Spelling Bee, Thursday, January 7. Winners were John Barlow (fifth grade) in the fourth and fifth grade category; and Imari Lemon (seventh grade) in the sixth through eighth grade category). Teacher Tiffany Hobbs coordinated the spelling bee; Scott Benton served as the pronouncer; and judges were Dr. Valarie Smith, Hope Lassiter, and Sara Chavers. John and Imari will compete in…
Thank you, Mr. Quimby
Stan Quimby worked as assistant principal at Escambia County Middle School and he retired from there. When he passed away January 3, some folks decided he should be honored one last time. As Mr. Quimby’s funeral procession passed by on January 6, several educators were in front of the school to pay their respects, and the school sign was changed to show the community’s appreciation. News photo by Ditto Gorme
2020: Year of the coronavirus
Pandemic hogs headlines, despite $1B in local projects By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Except for sporadic reports from national news outlets, few people had heard of COVID-19 when 2020 began. Before the year was three months old, though, the virus had begun to hog news headlines the world over. The novel coronavirus began its globe spread in earnest in March, eventually reaching pandemic status, infecting more than 350,000 Alabamians…