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…
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…