Community

That’s entertainment!
The Escambia County High School Choir sang several selections at a VIP dinner and concert Tuesday, December 13. This was a fund-raising event for the choir’s New York trip – they’ve been invited to be part of a mass choir for a performance at Carnegie Hall next spring. They recently performed at the Alabama Association of School Boards winter conference in Birmingham and brought the house down. While the choir…
Christmas in Atmore and Poarch
The Poarch Creek Indian Christmas Parade rolled Friday night, December 9, and the Atmore Christmas Parade rolled Saturday night. The theme was “Movies of Christmas.” Despite the cold weather that hit town just prior to the parades, there were plenty of folks who braved the chilly air along the routes. Winners of the Poarch parade are as follows: First place – Health Department Runner-up – Housing Brightest Lights – Public…
LA Bikers Toyz for Kidz
More than 50 families in this area will have a Merrier Christmas, thanks to LA Bikers. For months, organizers Pee Wee and Annie Powell and Jody Jeter have been identifying children and families who could use a little help from Santa this year. They’ve been buying and collecting toys and bikes especially for each child on the list. The 16th annual ride, with dozens of bikers, was held Saturday, December…
YLA serves
The Youth Leadership Atmore class is a close-knit group. During the year, participating in various activities, they’ve bonded. But on Thursday, December 8, YLA went beyond themselves and participated in a Day of Service. The first stop was Walmart to shop for toys to donate to the LA Bikers Toyz for Kidz ride. Next stop – the Lavan Martin Assisted Living Facility in Poarch where they delivered Christmas cards and…
YMCA powerlifting competition upcoming
Local men, women and children will soon have a chance to show off their strength and physical abilities in order to help Atmore Area YMCA strengthen its physical structure. A powerlifting competition will be held on Saturday, Feb. 25, at the YMCA’s 501 South Pensacola Avenue headquarters. The event, proceeds from which will support the ongoing renovation of the organization’s facility, will actually consist of several separate competitions. Men and…