Sherry Digmon

Family science at Rachel Patterson
Rachel Patterson Elementary School hosted Family Science Night Thursday, January 12, as part of the PTO meeting. Parents, grandparents and guardians were invited to join the students and faculty for a night of fun and Safety Smart Experiments. In some cases, siblings from other schools and younger siblings came with their parents. Shown at one of the experiment stations are students, from left, Elijah Martin, Di’Jaylen Stevens, Walker Martin (Elijah…
Top spellers compete
The top spellers in grades 3 through 8 in Escambia County public schools participated in a district-wide spelling bee Thursday, January 12, at Flomaton High School. The media center was packed as seven students in grades 3 through 5 and six students in grades 6 through 8 went head to head with some really tough words. Participants were Jaelyn Bloodsworth, Pollard McCall Junior High; Ashley Boutwell, Flomaton Elementary; Abby Burkett,…
Wind Creek named Business of the Month
The Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce named Wind Creek Casino & Hotel Business of the Month for January. Chamber board members and Chamber Ambassadors joined Wind Creek Atmore personnel at the presentation Wednesday, January 11. Shown are, from left, front, David Dobson, Bailey Lancaster, Eli Godwin, Ariel Whatley, Jessica Franco, Stephen Gehman; back, Myrna Monroe, Mallorie Beachy, Michelle Uriegas, Jordan Barnett, Brandy Giger, Holly Shipp, Terri Morris, Samantha Miller, Evelyn…
Alzheimer’s support group begins
Comfort Care Hospice is sponsoring an Alzheimer’s support group at Atmore Nursing Center. The first meeting was held Thursday, January 5. Meetings will be held every first Thursday of the month at 4 p.m., at ANC, with the next meeting set for February 4. Caregivers may join the meetings at any time. Sandra Clements, LBSW, Comfort Care, is conducting the support group and welcomes caregivers who want emotional support and…
Giving back
Velma Jackson-Wilkins, Escambia County High School Class of 1972, stopped by the school Tuesday, January 3, to drop off a gift. She donated $500 toward the choir’s trip to Carnegie Hall in New York in April. Jackson-Wilkins resides in Manhattan and hopes to take the group to dinner while they’re in the Big Apple. On Wednesday, school officials and the choir’s seniors met with Jackson-Wilkins to express their appreciation. Shown…