The passing of a statesman
By Larry Lee How do you give due respect to someone like former Governor Albert Brewer?  I’m not sure you really can. He was definitely an anomaly in today’s “kill or be killed” world of politics. For one thing, he was a gentleman of the highest order. And his integrity, passion and intelligence were never questioned that I know of. It was as if he [was] an Eagle Scout when all around him…
Happy Holidays
By Harvey H. (“Hardy”) Jackson The “War on Christmas” didn’t seem quite so heated this year. Given the attention span of most Americans, maybe the folks who last year got their knickers bunched when someone wished them “Happy Holidays” instead of “Merry Christmas,” just ran out of steam. Or maybe they took note of the definition of “holiday” that has been circulating found the Internet – “from Old English haligdaeg,…
Church Calendar
Bethlehem Dist. #2 Winter Board Meeting will convene on Saturday, January 7 at 9 a.m. at the Baptist Center, Monroeville. Rev. Danny Benjamin, Moderator. Nokomis Baptist Church, 2383 Hwy. 31, Atmore, will continue a six-week Bible Study of Psalm 119 – “The Rhythm Of God’s Word,” thru January 8, 2017, at l0 a.m., every Sunday. Study material will be available for those in attendance. The morning Worship Service is conducted…
Community Calendar
Comfort Care Hospice will sponsor an Alzheimers support group at Atmore Nursing Center, 715 E. Laurel St., Thursday, January 5, at 4 p.m. For additional information, contact Sandra Clements at Comfort Care Hospice, 251-867-6232. The American Legion Auxiliary holds its monthly meeting the second Monday of each month at the American Legion Building at 6:30 p.m. Atmore Chapter of Widowed Persons Services meets on the second and fourth Wednesday from 3…