Chili cookoff
1st place – Triptek, from left, Tracy Miller, Garrie Singleton, Josh Martin, Rusty Miller, Miles Smith 2nd place – Comfort Care, Maggie Quimby and Jason Smith 3rd place and People’s Choice – The War Bama Chili Bar, from left, Ben Odom, Angela Leachman, Jarrod Leachman News Staff Report The Chamber of Commerce chili cookoff has been on hiatus for a couple of years, but it was back Saturday, February 27,…
CACC administrators to be honored
Special to Atmore News Three administrators with Coastal Alabama Community College will be honored by Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (PTK) during PTK Catalyst 2021, the Society’s annual convention, broadcast live from Orlando, Florida, April 8-10. The Distinguished College Administrator Awards are presented to college vice presidents, deans, or directors serving at post-secondary institutions who have shown strong support of student success on their campus by recognizing academic achievement, leadership,…
Blue Devils swept in season-opening twinbill
By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter Escambia County High’s baseball season got off to a slow start as the Blue Devils managed only two hits during a February 23 season-opening doubleheader against region opponent St. Michael Catholic. Both games ended when the 10-run mercy rule was invoked. The Cardinals made quick work of ECHS during the first game, romping their way to a 19-0 win as the Blue Devils were unable…
Bonds, Stevens team up for no-hitter against Hooper
Braden Crysell slides home during EA’s February 23 game against Lighthouse Christian. By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter Escambia Academy’s Randall Bonds and J.J. Stevens combined to pitch a no-hitter, launching the Cougars past Hooper Academy 10-0 Thursday, February 25, for their third win of the season. The Cougars made early work of the Colts during the first inning with a pair of scores from stolen bases. EA head coach Mike…
Honoring South Alabama’s hometown heroes
Congressman Last week, I had the honor of recognizing several hometown heroes in south Alabama who have made an impact in their community over the past year. This past year has been tough on millions of Americans as we battle the COVID pandemic and endure countless hardships, but I’m proud of so many folks in south Alabama who make our community a better place. Brian Copes, a manufacturing instructor for…