Atmore man turns Alabama mud into folk art
Lester Holt is known throughout northeastern Atmore for his handiwork with a hammer, a hoe or a hedge trimmer. But he has earned a wider degree of notoriety through his work with mud. Holt, who is often called upon to make a neighbor’s or relative’s yard look nicer or to help build a deck or porch, is a regionally acclaimed “mud artist,” a designation that stems from his ability to…
Greater Mount Triumph celebrating anniversary
Pastor Willie Hawthorne, officers, and members of Greater Mount Triumph Missionary Baptist Church cordially invite all to worship with them as they celebrate the 130th Year Anniversary of Greater Mount Triumph Missionary Baptist Church. The celebration will begin Friday, March 17, 7 p.m. with Pastor James Crook, Pastor of Old Ship Missionary Baptist Church, Atmore, delivering the message. The celebration will climax on Sunday, March 19 at 3 p.m. with…
Destiny hosting love celebration
Destiny Worship Center is hosting Pastoral Love Celebration services honoring Drs. Bernard and Felicia Bishop. Services are Wednesday, March 15, through Friday, March 19, 7 p.m. each night; and Sunday, March 19, 4 p.m. The theme for the services is “Kingdom Builders” based on 1 Corinthians 3:8-9. Scheduled speakers are Apostle Reginald Stallworth, Bishop Booker Bivins, Apostle Paula White, and Apostle Bruce Gulley. Destiny Worship Center is located at 50…
EA holds open house
  The Escambia Academy administration and faculty opened the schoolhouse doors Thursday, March 9, and invited the community inside. The school’s open house provided an opportunity for families who might be considering the school to get an up close and personal look. But as it turned out, it was also a celebration of sorts by the administration and by the teachers in the classrooms. Headmaster Wade Heigle addressed the assembly…