Obituaries, week of January 31, 2021
William “Sarge” Wilson, Sr. Wilson Mr. William “Sarge” Wilson, Sr., age 66, passed away Sunday, January 24, 2021 in Pensacola, Fla. He was a native of Atmore, Ala. and had resided in Century, Fla. most of his life. He loved his wife, children, especially his grandchildren and hunting. He was a 1973 graduate of Century High School. He retired from the Alabama National Guard with twenty-seven years of service; was…
It all started as a ‘Let’s Cheer Up Linda Ellison’ project
Susan Moorhead with Bernie By BONNIE BARTEL LATINO Special to Atmore News One imagines that perpetual Peter Pan, in the best sense of the word, Mickey Salter, just couldn’t help himself when he saw all the memes flying around social media using an already iconic photo of Senator Bernie Sanders appearing bored out of his mind and perhaps dressed more appropriately for sitting in a deer stand at a hunt…
Spelling bee held
Grades 3-5 participants The following students participated in grades 3-5, from left, John Barlow; Ryder Nease; Hayden Murphy; Ryder Campbell, third place; Ethan Mendibles, first place; Russell Lassiter, second place; Jazlyn Watson; Jackson Rackard. Grades 6-8 participants The following students participated in grades 6-8, from left, Alayla Stallworth, William Sanders, third place; Lilyanna Hammonds, first place; Bradley Campbell, second place; Imari Lemon. The Escambia County Schools countywide spelling bee was…
Improved Cougars clinch No. 2 playoff seed
BY JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter Despite double figures scoring performances from Landon Sims and Bubba Nettles, Escambia Academy dropped a 51-48 decision to Wilcox Academy on January 19. Sims led the Cougars in scoring with 16 points, while Nettles complemented that showing with 11 points. Despite a 13-10 EA lead during the first period, Wilcox gained ground on the Cougars over each of the following three periods. Craig Helton scored…