Winter concert season at GSUMC set
Special to Atmore News An all-time local favorite, Cody & Friends, opens the popular winter concert season on Friday, January 11, at 7 p.m., in the sanctuary of Gulf Shores United Methodist Church. Tickets are $10 per person. Additional January concerts include Three on a String on Friday, January 18; the Elvis Gospel Show on Monday, January 21; Monroe Crossing on Friday, January 25; and Cody and Friends Jr. on…
Sowing seeds
SPRAG (Single Parents Raising a Gift) recently conducted its first Christmas Project for Escambia, Conecuh and Monroe counties. The Monroeville-based organization was able to help 22 children and adults, largely through a donation from The Philanthropic Seed in Atmore. Shown are, from left, Destany Morris, owner of The Philanthropic Seed; Brielle Bradley, junior volunteer; Carolyn Bradley, SPRAG founder; and David Morris, Destany’s dad.
Gaines Chapel hosts Emancipation Proclamation celebration
By SHERRY DIGMON News Staff Writer The Emancipation Proclamation celebration at Gaines Chapel AME Church Sunday afternoon, January 6, was indeed a celebration of the proclamation’s signing and the abolishment of slavery. But this service was also a time of gratitude for God’s great grace and mercy. And it was a time for the guest speaker to challenge those in attendance, especially the young people. Theresa White presided over the…
GWFCU earns 5-Star rating
Special to Atmore News BauerFinancial, Inc., the Nation’s Premier Bank and Credit Union Rating Firm, announces that Gulf Winds Credit Union has once again been awarded its highest (5-Star) rating for financial strength and stability. Earning a 5-Star rating indicates this credit union excels in areas of capital adequacy, profitability, asset quality and much more. Earning and maintaining this top rating for 98 consecutive quarters, makes its status indisputable as…
McCoy to direct TKAM play
By MIKE QUALLS Special to Atmore News Participants in this year’s production of To Kill a Mockingbird will work with a familiar face. Officials of The Mockingbird Company announced earlier this week that Kathy McCoy, former executive director of the Monroe County Heritage Museum, will direct the play this year. She served as the play’s director for many years before accepting the position of executive director and artistic director of…