Food scores released
The following Escambia County food / lodging establishment ratings were released by the Alabama Department of Public Health for June. Ratings are ranked by score, low to high.FSE = Food Service EstablishmentHuddle House #278, Brewton, 82, FSEDISHA, LLC 4, Atmore, 86, FSEChen’s Chinese Buffet, Atmore, 91, FSEPizza Hut #2074, Atmore, 94, FSEDiamond #21, 4095 Jack Springs Road, Atmore, 94, limited foodExpress Mart #6, 325 N. Main Street, Atmore, 94, limited…
EA anglers qualify for nationals
From left, Luke Bell, boat captain Robbie Stanley, Robert Stanley By JOSH FRYENews Sports Writer Two Escambia Academy fishing team freshman anglers, Robert Stanley and Luke Bell, are bound for nationals after capping off their first season within the Alabama Bass Nation High School Tiger Division with a second-place finish for Angler of the Year at the state tournament and $1,000 in scholarship money at Lake Weiss in Leesburg, Ala.…
Ladies of Gold
Members at their recent meeting, from left, seated, Yvonne Grissett Archie, Maxcine E. Fantroy, Alice Crook, Ana Casado-McKenzie; standing, Ruby N. White, Janis Millender, Joangelyn McNeil. By SHERRY DIGMONNews Publisher Ladies of Gold is a new social community organization recently founded in Atmore.They plan to participate in and support community projects and have social activities for members.Their mission statement is “to make a positive impact on lives of people in…
BOE approves personnel recommendations
News Staff Report The Escambia County Board of Education approved the following personnel recommendations by Superintendent John Knott at the board meeting June 28. Leave of absence 1. Lashelby James, 6-hour lunchroom worker, Flomaton High School, leave of absence, effective October 16, 2020 through May 20, 2021 2. Kathryn Griffin, elementary teacher, Rachel Patterson Elementary School, leave of absence under the Family Medical Leave Act, effective February 22, 2021 through…
Democrats’ infrastructure deal is bad for Alabama
Congressman Jerry Carl This past weekend as we celebrated Independence Day, many of you likely travelled to visit friends and family, or maybe even spent a relaxing day at the beach. If you travelled any distance, whether short or far, you probably noticed we have significant infrastructure needs as our region continues to grow and tourism traffic increases.As a former county commissioner, I know firsthand how important it is to…