Atmore News

Obituaries, week of March 14, 2021
Barbara J. Conley Mrs. Barbara J. Conley, age 89, passed away Monday, March 8, 2021 in Atmore, Ala. She was born in Summerdale, Ala. to the late Charles Sidney and Bessie Burns Courtney. She was a member of the Oak Grove Baptist Church. She was a retired Bridal Consultant and her favorite hobby was crochet and knitting. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Vernon Conley; grandson,…
ECMS announcements
Escambia County Middle School is hosting a virtual book fair through March 14. You’re invited to support the school and help your child discover new books, complete series, and more. Shop directly from the interactive booklist. Free shipping on book-only purchases over $25. Visit For more information, contact ECMS at 368-9105, ext. 5. Escambia County Middle School ACAP state testing for virtual students will be held April 6 and…
Fighting for election integrity
Congressman Jerry Carl Last week, House Democrats pushed through H.R. 1 – For the People Act, which should have been named For the Politicians Act, because it aims to radically transform our elections by taking election decisions away from the people and giving more power to bureaucrats. This act utilizes taxpayer money to fund campaigns, legalizes ballot harvesting, weaponizes the IRS for political gain, and mandates felons be allowed to…
RP Star Students
The Rachel Patterson Elementary School Star Students for February are, from left, first row, Kennedy Hooks, Jaron Rye, Sophia Coon, Avareigh Benfield, Kaymee Weekley; second row, Evan Lewis, Jacob Sasser, Zaiden Rogers, Quinterio Hunter, Curtis Tucker, Melanie Owens; third row, Jazzlyn Watson, Danielle Akers, Luna Valdez, Malaysia Ollison, Cayden Rudolph, Ella Harrelson, Kyra James, Kamari George, Anthony Embley, Aubrey Holland, Kayla Smith. Not pictured are Jonathan Campbell and Blakely Lowe.
Escambia County Middle School
February awards Kaden Chafin Student of the Month, 4th grade Latroy Ervin Student of the Month, 5th grade Di’Jaylen Stevens Student of the Month, 6th grade Isaiah America Student of the Month, 7th grade Charlino Johnson Student of the Month, 8th grade John Stephens Teacher of the Month Theresa White Support Staff of the Month