Obituaries for the week of November 29, 2017
William Harold Allen William Harold Allen, age 72, passed away at his home in Atmore, Alabama on November 20, 2017, surrounded by his loved ones, after a long battle with cancer. He was born on March 2, 1945 to Grady C (Doc) Allen and Gladys E. (Woods) Allen in Atmore, Alabama. He was a lifelong resident of Atmore, and in 1972 opened a small mobile home dealership on the north…
Thank you!
  Many thanks to our sports writers and photographers for great coverage this football season. Paolo Gorme – Sports Writer, – Escambia Academy, EA Graduate 2017 Katie Wiggins – Sports Writer –  J.U. Blacksher High School, JUB Senior Lexxi Baggett – Sports Writer –  Northview High School, NHS Junior Ditto Gorme – Photographer – Escambia Academy, Escambia County High School, Northview High School Carol Welch – Photographer –  J.U. Blacksher…
Destiny’s Seniors Appreciation Day is Saturday
Destiny Worship Center’s 11th Annual Citywide Senior Citizen Appreciation Day will take place this Saturday, December 2, and organizers are urging local residents to play an active part in making this year’s event even better than before. “We’re doing an Adopt-a-Senior project this year,” said Dr. Bernard Bishop, pastor of the local church. “Anyone wanting to adopt a senior can do so by donating a fleece throw, a housecoat or…
Auburn wins – Mayor loses
Every Friday during football season, the folks at the SAIL Center on Ridgeley Street wear their game shirts. Mayor Jim Staff usually drops by to add his enthusiastic Roll Tide. This year, the mayor and SAIL Center Director Charlotte Purvis made a friendly wager – well, as friendly as any wager between Auburn and Alabama fans can be. The loser of the bet would get a pie in the face.…
YMCA offering adult soccer, youth flag football
With the success its youth soccer program has enjoyed over the past three years, Atmore Area YMCA, along with Atmore Soccer Inc., has decided to take the program to the next level. Registration for the new Adult Recreational Soccer program will continue until 4:30 p.m. on Friday, December 29. Games are set to begin on Saturday, January 20. Players from all skill levels are welcome to compete in the new…