‘Collard Man’ blessed with ‘greens’ thumb
It was a little over 25 years ago that Edward Adams got a bit of advice that eventually led to the development of a hobby that quickly grew into a second career. And local vegetable lovers, especially the health-conscious ones, are as happy as he is that he heeded that advice. In 1990, three years before he retired from his career as a delivery driver for Monsanto Company, Adams expressed…
Santa stops at FBC
Santa and Mrs. Claus visited First Baptist Childcare Center on Friday, December 16. Each child at the daycare sat on Santa’s lap and gave him their Christmas wishes. Santa checked his Naughty or Nice book when visiting with the children and no names were found on the “Naughty” side. Pictured above are Mrs. Pam and Mrs. Tammy’s 3-year-old classes with Santa and Mrs. Claus, from left, row one, Klaire, Dillan,…
A Christmas play at Head Start
Children at the Freemanville Head Start were treated to a Christmas play Thursday, December 15 – Twas the Night Before Christmas. Shown are members of the cast, front, from left, Madison Stott and Trodarrius “Toby” McWilliams; back, from left, Vanessa Washington (narrator), Thaddeus Pace (Santa), Karlis Mims (dad), Patricia Smith (mom).
Alfa, Farmers Federation recognize contest winners
Each year, in an effort to make students aware of the importance of agriculture, the Escambia County Farmers Federation and Alfa Insurance sponsor the Farm-City Poster Contest. This year, two students at A.C. Moore Elementary placed in the contest. Students winning first place received $200. Students winning second place received $100. In addition, homeroom teachers of the winning students received the same amount as the students, with the stipulation that…