Obituaries, week of February 28, 2020
Curtis Arthur Smith Smith Mr. Curtis Arthur Smith, age 94, of Century, Fla., passed away Tuesday, February 23, 2021.  He was born in Bluff Springs, Fla. to the late Zell Berry and Lillie Cooper Smith. He served in the United States Army during World War II and as the Constable of the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office for many years.  He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Edna Luverne…
Honoring Stephanie Alaniz
Superintendent John Knott presents certificate to Stephanie Alaniz Editor’s note: Escambia County Schools’ Lead Nurse Stephanie Alaniz was recognized at the Board of Education meeting Thursday, February 18, at Huxford Elementary School. In addition to kudos from Superintendent John Knott and the board, county school nurses also paid tribute to Alaniz in a letter read by school nurse Alice Stewart, RN, Pollard-McCall Jr. High School. Following is the letter. Stephanie,…
ACH Complete Care Open House
Thursday, February 18 Ribbon cutting City, Chamber and Escambia County Health Care Authority officials joined clinic personnel for the ribbon cutting, from left, Anna Norton, Mayor Jim Staff, Bo Brantley, Brianna Townson, Dominique Palmore, Dr. Layla Lundquist-Smith, Nurse Practitioner Lydia Bonner, Brad Lowery, Tina Roberson, Chris Griffin, Kathy Johnson, Nancy Lowrey, and Noah Graham. Office staff, from left, Brianna Townson, Addy Lee, Jennifer Blanton (standing), Courtney Hallford, Chasity Hyatt, Dominique…
ECHS celebrates Black History Month
Monday, February 22 Escambia County High School celebrated Black History Month Monday, February 22, with hallway decorations, a live wax museum, special art displays and a door decorating contest throughout the school, highlighting African American leaders. Judges for the contest were Stephanie White, Karean Reynolds, Loumeek White and Adonis Williams. Shown are, Amy Cabaniss, principal; Stephanie Taylor, ECHS history department chair; Judge Karean Reynolds, Loumeek White, school board member; and…
Former Miss ECHS racks up accolades
Montgomery Special to Atmore News To say that January 2021 was a good month for Brittany Rudolph Montgomery would be to put it lightly. Brittany, a 2005 Escambia County High School graduate who was selected as Miss ECHS as a sophomore in 2003, picked up three separate honors in this year’s first month. Now living and teaching school in the Orlando, Fla. area, she was first picked as one of…