Lions recognize Lion of the Year
Brandy Giger and Charlie Wigglesworth Brandy Giger, left, presents the Lion of the Year Award to Mandie Thompson By NANCY KARRICK Special to Atmore News The Atmore Lions Club held its monthly meeting on February 17 at Acapulco Restaurant. Lion President Brandy Giger called the meeting to order and Lion Kevin Garrett gave the opening prayer and blessing. Lion Charlie Wigglesworth, incoming District Governor, was introduced as our guest. Lion…
West joins DBA
West Special to Atmore News Maribeth West has joined the staff of Davis, Bell & Amerson, LLC, accounting and tax service firm in Atmore. Maribeth is the daughter of Omer and Annette (Chunn) West of Uriah, and a J.U. Blacksher High School alumna. Maribeth recently earned her Master of Accountancy from Troy University, which is also where she graduated with honors with her bachelor’s degree in accounting during the fall…
CIEDA, PCI join $209 million project at Walt Disney World®
Special to Atmore News Creek Indian Enterprises Development Authority (CIEDA), the Poarch Band of Creek Indians’ economic development arm, announces the opening of Flamingo Crossings in Orlando, Florida. Through CIEDA, the Poarch Band of Creek Indians entered into a Limited Partnership called the “Doradus Fund” with six other Indian Tribes to provide equity for developing a collection of hotel development projects throughout the Southeast. The Doradus Fund, a multi-tribe off-reservation…
Nichols, Crenshaw lead fledgling ECHS wrestling program
By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter Escambia County High School and Escambia County Middle School combined to reach a milestone this year when a new sport made its entry into the history of both schools. Wrestling has not been a sport that many, if anyone, has associated with ECHS and ECMS, but this year that changed. Even with COVID-19 locking up many sports and changing the everyday way of life, ECHS…
ACS championship hopes slip away in PCC Final Four
After fouling out early against East Hill, ACS’s Caeden Battles (13) on the role as a coach from the bench. By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter Atmore Christian School fell just short of a Panhandle Christian Conference championship during the PCC Final Four Tournament Saturday, February 20, in Pensacola, Fla., but still established a school benchmark by finishing fourth out of the conference’s 13 schools. “I am extremely proud of what…