Community

God’s House – Resurrected
The painting in the narthex says it all. Christ. The resurrection. The painting and the original brick wall behind the pulpit area connect First United Methodist Church to its past and to a new beginning. When the congregation left the FUMC sanctuary January 10, 2016, little did they know it would be more than a year before they came back in. That Sunday, the congregation processed out at the end…
Chamber donates to ECHS Choir
The Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce donated $1,000 to the Escambia County High School Choir for their trip to New York. Shown at the presentation Friday, January 27, are, from left, front, choir members Jeremy Johnson, Adonis Williams, Valecia Nickson, Ziah Young; back, Chamber Vice President Brandy Giger, Chamber Executive Director Sheryl Vickery, Chamber President Chris Singleton, ECHS Choir Director Conrad Weber, ECHS Principal Dennis Fuqua, Chamber Board Member Ellis…
New school buses should be in service Wednesday
The sight of 16 school buses traveling through town might not have seemed like a big deal to most casual observers. But to Atmore’s public schools and the county school system, the caravan of yellow and black represented a historic occasion. “This is a first for Escambia County Schools, buying this many new buses at one time,” said Mona Simmons, the school district’s Director of Transportation and Director of Human…
Cub Scouts hold Pinewood Derby
Cub Scout Pack 275 held their 17th annual Pinewood Derby Saturday, January 28, in the First United Methodist Church fellowship hall. Scout Zander Crawford served as emcee of the event. Participating in the derby were the following Scouts and adults: Tiger Den – Levi Crawford, Tyrezz Henderson, Jackson Sellers Wolf Den – Michael Brazwell, Asher Covington, Ja’Vion George, Roosevelt Jefferson Bear Den – Ty Gregson, Karson Hinton Webelos – Eli…
Show your support Monument bricks available
The deadline has been extended to order support and veterans bricks to be placed at the Atmore Veteran Memorial in front of city hall. Due to orders being received, the deadline was moved from January 30 to February 8. Show your support for a loved one in the military or for our Armed Services in general. If you’ve visited the Memorial, you’ve seen bricks honoring the military and the businesses…