Obituaries, week of February 7, 2020
John Charles “Johnny” Rushing, Sr. Rushing Rev. John Charles “Johnny” Rushing, Sr., age 70, of Atmore, Ala., passed away Thursday, January 28, 2021. He was born to Charlie and Lois Rushing. He served in The United States Army during the Vietnam War and was a recipient of the Purple Heart. He was the former police chief of Florala, Ala. and Sipsey, Ala. and served many years in law enforcement. He was a…
DAR Good Citizens announced
Special to Atmore News The Fort Mims Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution announces the DAR Good Citizens from three area high schools. The students were selected from the Senior Class of each school based on qualities of dependability, service, leadership, and patriotism to an outstanding degree. The DAR Good Citizens for 2020-21 are Daughtry Hayes McGhee from Escambia Academy, Breanna Luree McGowan from Escambia County…
From EA to UA…with honors
Parker Reynolds, left, and Gaines Tanner, right, were friends at Escambia Academy and both started fall semester at the University of Alabama where they’re roommates. Both were named to the President’s List for their first semester. Parker is the son of Steve and Lisa Reynolds. Gaines is the son of Doug and Lisa Tanner, formerly of Atmore.
Atmore students named to UA honors lists
The University of Alabama has released the names of students making honors lists for the fall 2020 term. The UA Dean’s and President’s Lists recognize full-time undergraduate students. To be named to the President’s List, a student must have an academic record of 4.0 (all A’s). The following Atmore students were named to the President’s List: Chelsea N. Black, Kirsten Matilda King, Parker L. Reynolds, Gaines Douglas Tanner, Dana H.…