First RP Star Students of the year
The first Star Students of the school year were honored Friday, August 31, at Rachel Patterson Elementary School. They had special visitors. Brandon James with the Atmore/PCI Animal Shelter brought two shelter dogs to be in the picture. You may read about RP’s relationship with the shelter on page 1A. Shown with Brandon at far left, are Star Students for August, from left, first row, Tro’Darrius McWilliams, Jah’Liyah Dawson, Jayla…
The Quilt of Valor
Raising awareness, raising funds Special to Atmore News Valor means great acts of courage in the face of danger, especially in battle. Medals are awarded for acts of valor. Awards of valor signify bravery, courage, nerve, daring, fearlessness, audacity, boldness, heroism and spirit. In Judges 6:12 God calls and empowers men to be mighty men of valor. By doing so, they are invited to become one of God’s choice warriors.…
Habitat has a tag
Special to Atmore News The Escambia County Habitat for Humanity now has an opportunity for every owner of a vehicle in the county to help with the organization’s mission. Lisa Tindell, executive director for the local affiliate, said the introduction of a new option for car tag purchases gives everyone a chance to donate to the mission of the organization. “We are so excited to have this option as a…
Trinity to celebrate ‘Blue Sunday’
Special to Atmore News On September 9, at 10 a.m., the Rev. Jeffrey A. Jencks will officiate at a Holy Eucharist “Blue Sunday” service for local area first responders. On the Sunday closest to 9/11, the Episcopal families of St. Anna’s in Poarch and Trinity in Atmore combine to honor emergency personnel as well as City of Atmore and PCI Tribal officials. This is the 12th annual Blue Sunday service…
Pine Barren hosting gospel bluegrass concert
Mark your calendar for an evening of gospel bluegrass. Pine Barren Baptist Church will host Alan Sibley and The Magnolia Ramblers Sunday, September 16, 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome to come and enjoy old time gospel bluegrass music followed by fellowship and refreshments. For more information call Pastor Mike Harper 850-256-0530 or pianist Arelene Mack 251-359-3630. The church is located at 5270 Pine Barren Church Road, Highway 4, in Davisville.