Poarch Creek Community Center opens
The Poarch Band of Creek Indians officially opened the Poarch Creek Community Center (PCCC) Thursday, March 1, with a ribbon cutting and tours of the facility. “This is a place that most of us who grew up at Poarch could have only dreamed of,” Tribal Chair and CEO Stephanie Bryan said. “In the past six years, we have been very blessed to be able to build brick and mortar facilities…
National Day of Prayer committee begins work
This year’s National Day of Prayer is May 3. The local committee met Thursday, March 1, to begin planning Atmore’s event. The theme is Pray for America – UNITY, based on Ephesians 4:3: “Making every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace.” Committee members are shown, from left, seated, Thelma Powers, Urla Boggan, Jean Johnson, Linda Albritton; standing, Edna Powers, Marie Harris, Dale Ash,…
Cindy Lou Who at APL
In honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday, Cindy Lou Who visited the Atmore Public Library Thursday, March 1, to read to the younger patrons during Wee Ones story time. Shown with Cindy Lou Who are Mia Hughes, Naomie Lawson, Harper Lindell, Silas Brown, Hudson Brown, Emmett Brown, Jasper Brown, Briana Matheny, Kendall Harrison, Colton Smarr, Alyssa Sothman.
Artists shine at ECHS
Students at Escambia County High School recently participated in a school art contest. Winners were selected from various categories, and their artwork will be sent to the Escambia County Youth Art Show for display and judging. The following were judged the top three: first place – Adrienne Tedder; second place – Da’Lorne Taylor; third place – ShaDiamond Harris. Participants in the art contest are Tatyana Davis, Shania Finklea, Taylor Gray,…