Search warrant on Blackwell Lane
The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant at a mobile home at 362 Blackwell Lane early Wednesday afternoon. Blackwell Lane is off Kaiser Farm Road, off Ewing Farm Road. Chief Deputy Mike Lambert said the target of the search – Gilbert Wade Blackwell, 28 – was not at the residence at the time of the search. Blackwell was arrested about a month ago but had bonded out. Lambert…
Ranger Kids Field day held at AOG
The Monroeville Section Royal Rangers recently held their annual Ranger Kids Field Day at Atmore First Assembly of God Church. Boys and commanders from the following churches participated: Atmore First Assembly, Appleton First Assembly, Renovations Ministries Church in Huxford, and Liberty Baptist Church in Pineview. The theme this year was Honoring Our Military, and the verse was Joel 2:11: The Lord gives voice before His army. Every participant received a patch…
Mt. Olive holding youth day, revival services
The pastor and congregation of Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church invite all to their Youth Day and Revival services April 2 and 3-5. Youth Day will be held Sunday, April 2, 3 p.m., with the Rev. Brian Johnson, Amity Baptist Church, Peterman, Ala., bringing the message. The revival services are set for April 3-5, Monday through Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., with Evangelist the Rev. Michael Wilson, Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church, Atmore.…
Good Friday services feature ‘The Seven Last Words Of Christ’
The chancel choirs of First Presbyterian Church and Gulf Shores United Methodist Church along with singers from other churches will present Theodore Dubois’  well-loved  “Seven Last Words of Christ” in two services on Friday, April 14. Sponsored by the Pleasure Island Ministerial Association, there will be an ecumenical service at noon with pastors from several area churches participating, and a second service at 7 p.m., led by pastors from Gulf…
Giving a kidney
Sonya Thomas is the big sister. She’s supposed to take care of her younger sister, Nelda Dukes. At least, that’s how Sonya feels. But things are a little upside down right now. It’s Nelda who’s taking care of Sonya – by giving her a kidney. Sonya was diagnosed with kidney disease in 2006. A second diagnosis followed in 2011 – kidney failure. Following a series of testing in 2016, Sonya…