Atmore News

Obituaries, week of January 17, 2021
Tharon Douglas Godwin Mr. Tharon Douglas Godwin, age 78, passed away Monday, January 11, 2021. He was born to his parents, Clifford Oree and Hazel Jackson Godwin. Tharon, also known as “Uncle Bo,” to all of his nieces and nephews, quickly acquired a stellar reputation for being the go-to for agriculture, not only because he grew up on the Old Godwin Farm, working the land “by hand and by machinery,”…
Troopers ID drivers from Sunday wreck
Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol Division responded to a two-vehicle crash at approximately 4:05 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 10, in Escambia County. The crash occurred when a 2017 Toyota Camry driven by Glenn Hadley, 20, of Atmore collided with a 2013 Chevrolet Tahoe driven by Michael Kendrick, 53, of Bay Minette. The crash occurred on U.S. 31, near the 31-mile marker. No further information was available…
Atmore students on UWA honors lists
Four students from Atmore were named to The University of West Alabama honors lists for the Fall 2020 academic semester. The President’s List gives recognition to undergraduate students with exceptionally high grades for the semester, those with grade-point averages of 3.80 or higher on at least twelve semester hours credit with no grade lower than a “C.” Named to the President’s List from Atmore were Candy Fralick, Kandace Moore, and…
Huxford Elementary honor roll
A honor roll First grade: Braxton Bowman, Aubree Conn, Gracie House, Brylon McGhee, Jaylen Moye, Bryant Odom, Chris Pham, Miya Sadler and Corbin Stawbridge. Second grade: Mollie Bagwell, Kamryn Blackwell, Ruby Holsonback, Braxton Lundy, Kase Martin, Suri McCants, Ava Moffatt, A’niyah Richardson, Zhoie Rolin, Zaelyn Smith, Levi Taylor and Ryder Weaver. Third grade: Donald Alexander, Ava Bryan, Autumn Conn, Lexi Holland, Radyn Lambert, Chau Nguyen and Grayson Snyder. Fourth grade:…
ECMS spelling bee winners
Lemon Barlow Escambia County Middle School held its annual schoolwide Spelling Bee, Thursday, January 7. Winners were John Barlow (fifth grade) in the fourth and fifth grade category; and Imari Lemon (seventh grade) in the sixth through eighth grade category). Teacher Tiffany Hobbs coordinated the spelling bee; Scott Benton served as the pronouncer; and judges were Dr. Valarie Smith, Hope Lassiter, and Sara Chavers. John and Imari will compete in…