‘Mockingbird’ coming to GECA
Rehearsals are under way for the Greater Escambia Council for the Arts production of “To Kill a Mockingbird.” Show dates are September 28 – October 1, and October 5 – 9. Curtain time is 7 for night shows and 2 for Sunday matinee. Tickets, available at Atmore News, 128 S. Main Street, are $7 for GECA members, $10 for non-members. Shown at a recent rehearsal are, from left, Jadon Torres…
Are you ready? Stock basics for emergencies
By Carolyn Bivins Extension Service Tropical Storm Cindy was the first tropical storm to make landfall in the United States this year. Most recently, Hurricane Harvey devastated the Texas coast. These storms served as an important reminder that everyone should be prepared for severe weather. Alabama Extension encourages people to stock some basic items in case of emergencies. These include water, food, first aid supplies, clothing, bedding, tools and special…
Obituaries, Week of September 6, 2017
Billy L. Smith Mr. Billy L. Smith, age 56, of Rocky Hill, Ala., passed away Sunday, August 27, 2017 at Mobile Infirmary, Mobile, Ala. He was born in Mobile and had lived most of his life in Monroe County. He worked with G. A. West as a pipefitter foreman in industrial construction. He was preceded in death by his father, Billy Ray Smith and his grandparents, Comer and Ruth Smith…