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No place, no time for hate
At a recent church service, the sermon focused on the 12th chapter of Mark’s Gospel, which describes Jesus’ answer to a question from a scribe about which Commandment is “first of all.” Jesus replies with the Shema: “Hear O Israel, the Lord our God, the Lord is one; and you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind,…
Workshop set for bereaved spouses
The holidays are not a joyous time for everyone, especially those who have lost a spouse. A free workshop will be offered this Friday that may help if you’re one of these people. “Coping Skills for the Holidays” is a workshop that presents tested suggestions, which have proven helpful in making the holiday season more comfortable for surviving spouses. The workshop will include lectures, media, workbooks and inspirational activities to…
NHS celebrates homecoming week
Caps it with win over Jay   By LEXXI BAGGETT News Sports Writer How sweet it is! Another victory is in the books, and it is even better because it finalizes the end of Northview’s homecoming! A 30 to 20 win against across-the-river rivals Jay Royals will go down in history as definitely a well-fought and well-attended game. Pre-homecoming festivities started last weekend with the traditional homecoming dance with grades…
SPEC linemen to hurricane relief
Southern Pine Electric Co-op has sent several linemen and employees to Wiregrass Electric Cooperative in Hartford, Ala. to help assist in restoring power after Hurricane Michael’s landfall. Men who will be assisting Wiregrass are, from left, front, Phillip Norsworthy, Christian Bodiford and Josh Lowery; back, Chad Morris, Nathan McCrory, Jake Salter, Tracy Emmons, Jimmy Wilson and Raymond Wiggins.
Marriage seminar held
By SHERRY DIGMON News Staff Writer Pastor and Minister Wives of Escambia County, Ala. provides a number of community services throughout the year. Their projects often involve baskets filled with items for the elderly, sick and shut-in. However, their most recent endeavor was the first of its kind for the organization. They hosted a marriage seminar at Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church Thursday, August 15. Married couples and singles thinking…