Safety in our churches
It’s another of those times when I think, “Why are we even having this conversation?” But there we were – sitting in the Escambia County High School auditorium, listening to deputies tell us how to be safe in church. In church. Fact is, no institution, no building, no group of people – no place, no one is safe now. Not even our churches. Chief Deputy Mike Lambert, Deputy Bill Green,…
ECCPC presenting truth about marijuana
The Escambia County Children’s Policy Council is sponsoring and presenting an educational presentation entitled “The Truth About Marijuana” at Flomaton High School Auditorium. The program will begin at 6 p.m. on April 26, at the auditorium and last about an hour. The guest speaker will be Mr. Anthony Pollard, a dynamic and informative speaker. The objective of the presentation is to educate and inform students, parents and the general public…
State champs!
Escambia Academy JV boys track team won the AISA A and AA State Track Championship Monday, April 9. The track meet was held at EA. Members of the track team are shown above, from left, front, Sam Thompson, Sam Fields, Daughtrey McGhee, Troy Fountain, Caleb Davis, Josh Spruill; back, Christian Crook, Hunter Smith, Zack Daniels, Randall Bonds, Brady Howell, Malakai Haynes, Parker Robinson.  Below are MVP for the track meet,…
Healthy Kids Day April 21 at Y
A morning of fun activities for local youngsters is in store from 9 a.m. until noon on Saturday, April 21, as Atmore Area YMCA hosts its annual Healthy Kids Day. Although several activities, such as arts and crafts tables, will be held inside, the main thrust of the national observance is to promote healthy fun for kids. To that end, the day will actually start at 7:45 a.m., when runners,…
Delta Kappa Gamma enjoys dinner meeting
Gamma Omega Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International held its final meeting of the school year on April 5, in the Escambia County High School Culinary Arts room. Members present enjoyed a delightful meal of green salad, roast chicken with orange sauce, wild rice, mixed vegetables, and strawberry shortcake parfait. It was especially nice to see some members’ former students serving and to know that they helped prepare the meal. Kudos to…