Protecting a Gulf Coast tradition
Down here on the Gulf Coast, fishing is a way of life for many people. It is a tradition that spans generations and is one way we bond with our family and friends. In fact, some of my fondest memories happened while casting a reel. I remember my father showing me how to bait a hook and teaching me about the patience of waiting for a bite. I enjoy carrying…
Teens of the 60s dance coming up
News Staff Report If you’d like to reconnect with classmates from your high school days … if you’d like to go back to the 60s, the decade of bell-bottoms, mini-skirts, maxi-skirts, psychedelic colors, long hair, the big afro, and jamming music, then you’ll want to attend the Teens of the 60s Dance. Sponsored by the Escambia County Training School Class of 1968, the dance is set for Friday, June 29,…
Habitat holding fundraiser
Special to Atmore News The summer fundraiser to benefit Escambia County Habitat for Humanity is a win-win for everyone, according to Lisa Tindell, executive director for the organization. “We are doing our second summer cash giveaway as our latest fundraiser,” Tindell said. “The drawing for the cash prizes will be held July 4.” Tindell said prizes for the drawing will be $500 for first prize, $250 for second prize and…
Lesson schedule at Tom Byrne Park pool
Registration for the second session of swimming / diving lessons at the Tom Byrne Park pool will be Monday, June 18, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Small group lessons will be offered Monday – Friday with each class being 1 hour each day at 9 a.m., 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Session II will be Monday, June 25 – Friday, July 13. One-on-one lessons will be offered Tuesday and…
Youth football league seeks refs
The Escambia River Youth Football League is looking for persons ages 18 and above in the Excel, Uriah, Flomaton, Poarch, Straughn, Brewton and East Brewton communities to officiate games this fall. Games are played each Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., for 6-8 weeks and officials are well compensated. Interested persons should send an email to monjoured@yahoo.com or text to 251-362-5837 for more information.