Man arrested on child sex abuse charges
On September 19, 2018 at approximately 1 p.m., it was reported by a parent to the Atmore Police Department Investigative Division that a minor child had been sexually abused within in the city limits of Atmore. Upon completion of the initial interview with the parent and the initial written report the Department of Human Resources were contacted per protocol. The Department of Human Resources initiated their investigation and contacted Child…
Words cannot express our gratitude
One hundred years ago, on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of 1918, the world’s largest, deadliest, and costliest war to that date drew to an end. The guns that boomed over field and forest in Europe fell silent. World War I was over. Over 116,000 Americans had lost their lives. One year later, President Woodrow Wilson issued a statement to the nation in celebration…
OCC under way
If you’re filling shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child, please be aware that the OCC team is standing by to receive boxes this week through next Monday. If you’re not filling a box, please consider donating $9 which covers the cost of shipping and helps in training personnel in the countries where the shoe boxes are distributed. The goal for this area is 8,000 shoeboxes. The collection site is Grace Fellowship,…
Honoring veterans at ECHS
By SHERRY DIGMON News Staff Writer Escambia County High School’s Triton Club, under the leadership of teacher Stephanie McGhee, honored veterans during a school-wide assembly Thursday, November 8. The ECHS band, Hayley Canterbury director, and the ECHS Choir, Conrad Weber director, were outstanding in presenting patriotic music. The speaker was Staff Sergeant William “Greg” Akers, a decorated veteran who served in Afghanistan, Iraq, Central American, Pakistan and Korea. Following are…