Atmore News

Obituaries, week of October 5, 2022
Stanley Benjamin Quimby Mr. Stanley Benjamin Quimby, age 43, of Atmore, Ala., passed away Monday, September 26, 2022 in Pensacola, Fla. He was born in Atmore to the late Stanley Buford and Sandra Lovelace Quimby. He was a 1997 graduate of Escambia County High School and earned a Bachelor’s degree from Auburn University. He was a school teacher for several years, where he was loved by all of his staff and students. He…
Drive-by shooting draws charges
Frye By DON FLETCHERNews Staff Writer An Atmore man was arrested September 17 and is charged with attempted murder after he drove by a local residence and fired twice at two people who were outside.Atmore Police Department reports show that officers were sent to a residence in the 100 block of Curtis Street around 11:10 a.m. in reference to shots fired.One of the intended victims followed the suspect, later identified…
NHS wins over rival Baker
By MCKENNA SIMMONSNews Sports Writer It was another great game for the Northview Chiefs last Friday night, September 23, in Bratt. They topped the Baker Gators for the first time since 2012. This has been an ongoing rival game ever since, and the Chiefs did not back down last week. With a final score of 49-10, it is clear that they are not to be underestimated!Starting off the first half…
ECHS 4-1 after 20-0 win over Monroe Co.
By DON FLETCHERNews Staff Writer Despite some questionable officiating, Escambia County High’s Blue Devils shut down Monroe County 20-0 last Friday (September 23) to record their first 4-1 start since 2007, when Kyle Davis was in his third year as the team’s coach.That ECHS squad won its first four games before falling to St. Paul’s Episcopal, then wound up with a 7-3 regular season mark and a trip to the…
EA claims first win under new head coach
EA’s Jacob Lee (1) runs for a touchdown. By PATRICK BYRDNews Sports Writer The Escambia Academy Cougars stepped on the field with something to prove this week as they sought out their first win of the season against the Valiant Cross Academy Warriors of Montgomery. The Warriors, who were 1-2 at the time, had taken their only win from the Generals of Autauga Academy the week prior.The Cougars experienced many…