GECA auditions
The Greater Escambia Council for the Arts will present “Father of the Bride” for the summer production. Auditions will be held Sunday, May 20, at 2 p.m. This is not a musical, nor is it the 1991 movie starring Steve Martin. Think about the 1950 American comedy film starring Spencer Tracy, about a man trying to cope with preparations for his daughter’s upcoming wedding. If you’d like to audition, come…
Arrests made in gunfire incident
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Although Atmore police are not yet ready to release the names of their suspects, Police Chief Chuck Brooks confirmed this week that numerous individuals have been arrested in connection with the April 28 hail of gunfire that awakened residents of several neighborhoods. “We’ve made several arrests in that case,” Brooks told local reporters. “We’re not ready to release the names yet because there are…
Memorial Day service planned
News Staff Report VFW Post 7016 and American Legion Post 90 are holding a Memorial Day observance Monday, May 28. VFW Commander Billy Gates and American Legion Commander Billy Elder will begin the service with opening remarks. Alabama Representative Alan Baker is scheduled to read the Memorial Day proclamation. Keynote speaker will be Bobby Davis, ALARNG. The observance always includes the Placing of the Wreath, Memorial Roll Call, a gun…
Crawfish Crawl is Saturday
News Staff Report Got a hankerin’ for some crawfish? Show up at Tom Byrne Park this Saturday and eat your fill. The Chamber of Commerce is holding the first Crawfish Crawl – an all-you-can-eat event with live entertainment! Gates open at 10 a.m. and at 11a.m., crawfish will be served. Live entertainment, beginning at 10:30, includes the ECHS Jazz Band followed immediately by Britt & Brad. At 12:30, Nashville recording…