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Obituaries for the week of December 20, 2017
Kattie Mae Barnhill Mrs. Kattie Mae Barnhill, age 72, passed away Monday, December 11, 2017 in Atmore, Ala. She was a resident of Atmore; native of Stanley Crossroads, Ala. and lived most of her life in Davisville, Fla. She was a member of the Gospel Light Holiness Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Leonard and Alice Buckhault; son, Alan Keith Barnhill; brothers, Jesse James Buckhault, Clinton Jim…
GECA: Wrapping Up Christmas
The Greater Escambia Council for the Arts is hosting an after-Christmas concert, Wrapping Up Christmas, Friday, December 29, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 for everyone and will be available at the door. You can be part of the concert. For those who have been on the GECA stage in the past and the board is familiar with your work, you need only to contact Phil Johnson at 251-359-4854. Please…
Atmore Community Foundation provides funding opportunity for local organizations
In April 2017, The Atmore Community Foundation, an Affiliate of The Community Foundation of South Alabama, was founded to serve as a vehicle to receive donations and bequests to benefit the Atmore community. Through concerted grant-making, the fund was created to give the local leaders in Atmore an opportunity to make a difference in their hometown. With access to the Community Foundation’s financial and administrative services, these funds have the…
Celebrating 90
The Langford home on Jack Springs Road was wall to wall people Saturday, Dec. 9, as well over 100 friends and family members stopped by to celebrate the Rev. C.L. Langford’s 90th birthday. Shown are the honoree and immediate family members, from left, Mike Brown, Karen Langford Brown, Rev. Langford (Parson), David Langford, Nina Langford, Jimmy Langford, and Lana Langford.
Outreach at Gaines Chapel
Several Gaines Chapel AME Church members opened the kitchen and their hearts Saturday, December 9, as they provided lunch for all who would come. For the homebound, meals were delivered. Urla Boggan, one of the organizers and president of the church’s Lay Ministry, said this is the second time the church has provided community lunches. Last time, members held a fish fry and invited everyone to come and eat. This…