Inducted into the Atmore Area Hall of Fame, April 2019
Dr. Wil Baker Atmore native Wilmer E. Baker, PhD, is a 1953 graduate of Escambia County High School. He has served as Associate Dean of Clinical Resources for Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine (ACOM) in Dothan. Dr. Baker received his Ed.D. in Research and Psychology from the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in 1973. He also holds an Ed.S. Specialist in Education from the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (1971), an…
Two Ships Passing in the Night
by DON FLETCHER   When Alex Jones and Turner Brooks parted company a year ago after working out together for the last time at Atmore Area YMCA, neither had any idea when their paths might cross again. The local servicemen certainly didn’t expect to bump into each other at a remote, multi-national military outpost more than 8,000 miles from home. But, as Alex (U.S. Navy CDR Alexander L. Jones) prepared…
GECA tickets available
News Staff Report Tickets are available for the Greater Escambia Council for the Arts’ next production “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.” The show is a musical with lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. The story is based on the “coat of many colors” story of Joseph from the Bible’s Book of Genesis. Because of the high cost of royalties for musicals, all tickets (for members…