Apostle Wilson’s vision
Apostle Jimmie C. Wilson had a vision. He founded and pastored Holy Community Center on Wilkerson Street in Atmore. But that was not his only vision. He wanted to improve the church with a new fellowship hall and parking lot. His vision came to fruition. But he was not there to see it. Apostle Wilson passed away last year – but he had imparted his vision to his wife, Irma…
GECA sets auditions for Children of Eden
By PHIL JOHNSON Special to Atmore News Saturday, February 17, Greater Escambia Council for the Arts will hold auditions for this year’s musical, Children of Eden. Auditions will be at 2 p.m. at the Greater Escambia Center for the Arts, corner of Trammell and Nashville. Please consider being a part of this production. We want this to be a truly special event. This amazing piece by Stephen Swartz, composer of the classics…
Turner signs with Alcorn
Escambia Academy Cougar football standout Louie Turner signed with Alcorn State University in Lorman, Miss., at a ceremony Wednesday, February 7, at the school. Shown at the signing are, from left, seated, Sylvester Folks, Louie Turner, Sharon Folks; middle, Yadaruis McNeal, Scottie Taylor, Britteny Lockett, Shay Craft, Gloria Hall, La’Krystal Turner, La’Ashia Lockett; back, Kendrick McNeal, Angel Hall, Frank Taylor, Shannon Wheat. News photo by Ditto Gorme
Brown signs with BSA
Escambia County High School Blue Devils football player Jaylan Brown signed with Birmingham Sports Academy on National Signing Day, February 7. He will play outside linebacker at the Academy. Shown at the ceremony held at ECHS are, from left, Janessa Brown, Jaylan Brown, Shemeka Brown. In back is ECHS Coach Rico Jackson. News photo by Leslie Sellers / ECHS
Grant-in-aid available
The Gamma Omega Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, whose purpose is to promote professional and personal growth of its members and excellence in education and to lead women educators to impact education nationwide, is pleased to announce the Annie Ruth Whitten Grant-In-Aid for high school senior girls who have chosen to go into the field of education. This grant-in-aid will be at least $150. Interested future teachers should…