Looking Back: Former super signs extension

Published 9:43 am Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Thirty years ago in 1991, Escambia County School Superintendent Archie Trawick signed a two-year extension on his contract.

Two county schools were to get new roofs thanks to the Neal Trust.

A mother, Ceola Hubert was pictured in The Atmore Advance with her youngest child, Ben, in his cap and gown. He was the last of her 12 children to graduate from high school.

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The first tenant of the newly renovated Lions Community Center, the YMCA, was named.

Emilie Mims was named the new executive director of the Atmore Chamber of Commerce and Stephanie Brice was the new associate director,

The Escambia County Commission was to decide if the Robinsonville area near Atmore, or the community north of Brewton would have a shot at $300,000 in a state grant to build a new water system.

In recognition of Foster Parent Appreciation Month, there was a story about James and Lois Fore. They raised two sons and then decided to become foster parents to a number of other children.

Ollie Mae White celebrated her 89th birthday.

Peggy Bracken, the county extension agent for Escambia  County wrote her weekly column for The Brewton Standard giving advice about how to get rid of mildew.

Winn-Dixie closed down for 17 hours to re-open with prices marked down.

About $2 million in marijuana was confiscated during a combined effort across the county.

Dr. Gene West took time to waltz around United Bank with Clara Hicks as part of the Senior Citizens Day.

There were 48 cases on the June docket of the court system including 45 drug cases.

Someone had stolen a stack of copies of The Atmore newspapers that were supposed to go to McDavid, Fla.

At age 52 Jettie Everette decided to go to college. She graduated from Faulkner University in Montgomery with a bachelor of science degree and a 3.73 average on a 4-point scale.