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Absentee voting in the June primary election
The following information is provided by John R. Fountain, Absentee Election Manager, Escambia County Courthouse, Brewton. Any qualified elector may vote an absentee ballot by mail or in person at the absentee election manager’s office, if he or she makes an application in writing not less than five days prior to the election and meets one of the following requirements: The person will be out of the county or the…
FBC McCullough – Dedication service for church that rose from ashes
More than 80 people — members of First Baptist Church of McCullough and their guests — gathered in the church’s new sanctuary on Sunday, April 15. They didn’t come to mourn the loss of the former house of worship to fire, but to celebrate the dedication of the new building that has risen from the destructive blaze’s ashes. The new building, the third major structure in the church’s 113-year history,…
State Champs! (With photo gallery)
Escambia Academy won the AISA High School State Track & Field Meet held in Gulf Shores April 12 and 13. Shown at left are, from left, front, Kharles Brown, Jace Daniels, Brandon Gulsby; middle, Chase Bell, Louie Turner, Ossie Crusaw, MJ Jones, Jojo Nance, Fred Flavors, Jackson Bonner, Coach Hugh Fountain, Shanon Wheat, Patrick McGhee; back, Larry Nichols, Zack Daniels, Tiquale Taylor, Niekel Robinson, Jayson Helton. Below, EA’s Fred Flavors…
YLA goes behind the scenes in Montgomery
By BAILEY HAYLES Special to Atmore News On April 12, Youth Leadership Atmore visited the Alabama State Capitol in Montgomery. We had the opportunity to meet State Treasurer Young Boozer, Representative Alan Baker, and Chief Justice Lyn Stuart (who was born and raised in Atmore and graduated from Escambia County High School). The first stop on our trip was at the Alabama State House, where we were given a behind…
Parker comes home for a book signing
When a successful person remembers where they came from and they come back, it’s a good time for everybody – former teachers, classmates, old friends and new. Such was the case Friday, April 13, when Dr. Woodrow “Max” Parker returned to Atmore to hold a book signing at First National Bank & Trust. From the time he sat down at 10 a.m. to sign his first book until he finished…