Veterans honored at EA ceremony
Escambia Academy paid tribute to six veterans, including two who served as crew members of a B-52 bomber during World War II, during the school’s Veterans Day program, held Friday, November 9. Shown are honored veterans with State Rep. Alan Baker, from left, Bobby Davis, Danny Blackmon, Donnis Scruggs, Teddy Taylor, Steve Reynolds, Walter Hare and Baker.
Honoring veterans at ANC
Comfort Care Hospice held their annual ceremony to honor veterans at Atmore Nursing Center Monday, Nov. 12. Emmie Flowers with Comfort Care gave each veteran a certificate and a gift bag. Shown are, from left, front, veterans Fred Anderson, Charles Freeman, Giles Chapman, George Boone, Danny Mims, Robert Skipper; back, veterans Arthur Colston, Michael Williams, and Marla Rutherford, employees at ANC; Administrator Morgan Smith; Betty Singletary with Comfort Care; and…
Perdido School honors veterans
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer More than 60 veterans, ranging from the men and women who served during World War II to those who were part of the global war on terrorism, were honored by students, faculty and staff of Perdido School on Friday, November 9. The veterans were the guests of honor for a program held in a gymnasium packed with students from kindergarten through eighth grade, many…
’64 Impala chosen best at benefit car show
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Fred Flavors of Atmore doesn’t drive his 1964 Chevrolet Impala SS anywhere but to car shows, but those rare drives have proven worth it. Flavors, who owns numerous trophies from various auto exhibitions to which he and the bright red Chevrolet have traveled over the years, added another to his collection Saturday (November 10) when he wrangled a first-place showing at the third annual…
Costumed characters again join AFD for toy drive
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Some customers who shopped at Atmore’s Walmart on Saturday, November 10, were somewhat taken aback by the cadre of costumed characters who stood alongside a group of Atmore firefighters outside the store’s doors. For others, it was just one of the first signs that Christmas is around the corner. For the third straight year, a group called CAUSEPLAY Gulf Coast, whose members donned attire…