Hi5 Friday at RPES
The Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce started a new initiative Friday, April 13 – Hi5 Friday. The Chamber board invited everyone to be at Rachel Patterson Elementary School that morning at 7 to welcome students, staff and teachers. According to the Chamber press release by Executive Director Emily Harp, the purpose of Hi5 Friday is to start the day with positivity and energy. The goal is to create a magical…
Perdido School wins ‘Battle of the Books’
North Baldwin “Battle of the Books” is an annual reading competition event open to all 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students in the area served by Baldwin County High School. Students at participating schools read five chapter books. Throughout the entire school year, students discuss and study these books in relation to genre, plot, setting, theme, characterization as well as literary elements such as simile, metaphor, personification, idiom and point…
National Day of Prayer only 2 weeks away
The local National Day of Prayer Committee has met weekly for more than a month in preparation for this year’s local event to be held Thursday, May 3. The theme is Ephesians 4:3 – Making every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. The day will include Praying On Site with Insight at 10 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial and Atmore City Hall. At…
Absentee voting in the June primary election
The following information is provided by John R. Fountain, Absentee Election Manager, Escambia County Courthouse, Brewton. Any qualified elector may vote an absentee ballot by mail or in person at the absentee election manager’s office, if he or she makes an application in writing not less than five days prior to the election and meets one of the following requirements: The person will be out of the county or the…
FBC McCullough – Dedication service for church that rose from ashes
More than 80 people — members of First Baptist Church of McCullough and their guests — gathered in the church’s new sanctuary on Sunday, April 15. They didn’t come to mourn the loss of the former house of worship to fire, but to celebrate the dedication of the new building that has risen from the destructive blaze’s ashes. The new building, the third major structure in the church’s 113-year history,…