Obituaries for the week of February 15, 2017
Jack Allen Johnson Mr. Jack Allen Johnson, age 61, formerly of Canoe, Ala. now of Semmes, Ala., passed away Saturday, February 4, 2017 in Semmes. He had worked at Vanity Fair Mills in Atmore, before moving to Mobile where he was currently working for Carondolet Apartments of Mobile as maintenance supervisor. He born on in Atmore to the late Leon Douglas and Georgene Lee Johnson. He attended New Beginnings Church…
Mt. Olive to hold foreign mission program
Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church invites all to attend a special service to “show love and concern for our brothers and sisters beyond our borders.” The Annual Foreign Mission Program is planned for Thursday, February 23, 7 p.m. The service is sponsored by NEPBSC of Alabama – Dr. Robert Alexander Jr., President; Dr. Q.E. Hammonds, Chairman; Dr. Monroe Tucker Jr., Coordinator; Dr. C.V. Taylor, Moderator, ESPD. Mt. Olive is located…
Nettles honored in CIA program
Montreal Nettles, an Escambia County Middle School eighth-grader, was recognized in the Character in Action Program (CIA) Monday, February 13. The CIA program is intended to recognize exemplary character and good citizenship among high school and middle school students in Escambia County. CIA is a partnership with the Escambia County Juvenile Court and the Escambia County School Board. The program began with high schools only, but has been expanded to…
Powerlifting competition set for Feb. 25
Local men, women and children have a chance to show off their strength and physical abilities in order to help Atmore Area YMCA strengthen its physical structure. A powerlifting competition will be held on Saturday, Feb. 25, at the YMCA’s 501 South Pensacola Avenue headquarters. Proceeds from the event, which actually consists of several separate competitions, will be used for the ongoing renovation of the organization’s facility, Men and boys…
Lions Club offering two scholarships
Atmore Lions Club is partnering with Alabama Lion Opportunity Youth Fund Scholarship to offer a scholarship to build and strengthen leadership, relationships, and power to serve among the youth in Alabama. The Alabama Lions Opportunity Youth Fund has approved two $1,000 scholarships for graduating high seniors in Alabama for 2017. Complete applications must be received by April 15, 2017. To obtain a copy of all the forms to submit the scholarship application…