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Show time!
The Greater Escambia Council for the Arts is presenting Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs of the Black Forest this week. Sherrie Hursh and her daughter Dana Landis are directing the two casts – both are complete children’s casts, with a total of 36 kids, ages 7 to 18. The purple cast will perform Thursday and Saturday, the orange cast on Friday and Sunday. In addition, they are performing 12…
YLA visits South Alabama
By MELISSA WILSON Special to Atmore News On February 1, 2017, Youth Leadership Atmore travelled to Mobile to visit the University of South Alabama. We (Youth Leadership of Atmore) toured different buildings on the university’s campus such as Shelby Hall for engineering, the student center for Arts & Science, and the health science building for College of Nursing. Each one of these places showed us different varieties for each degree…
Grindle honored
United States Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Chris Fleming, at right, presents Atmore resident and U.S. Air Force veteran Mike Grindle with a certificate of appreciation in tribute to Grindle’s “military service to America and (for) advancing the universal hope of freedom and liberty for all,” as the local minister’s wife Barbara looks on. Grindle, who is now under the care of Homestead Hospice, was also presented with a lapel pin…
Honoring the fallen
Mickey Powell of Flomaton wants to make sure our fallen servicemen and -women are not forgotten. Occasionally, he sends us a notice of a sad anniversary. We haven’t been running these in the paper – but we need to. Lest we forget … WO Johnson M. Milligan, US Army, from Atmore We are remembering you on this very sad day, January 25 1967, 50 long years ago. You have served…
Friends of Education donates to choir
Several members of Friends of Education gathered at Escambia County Middle School Wednesday, February 1, to present a check to Conrad Weber. You would have to be hiding under a rock not to know that Weber is the choir director at Escambia County Middle School and Escambia County High School. And you’d have to be under that rock not to know that several members of the choir are going to…