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SAIL Center names Valentine king and queen
Alice Klopfenstein Wilson and James Wilson, who were married in October, were crowned SAIL Center King and Queen during Tuesday’s Valentine’s Day Banquet at the local senior activity center. The new SAIL Center royalty, who won the titles by one point each, were crowned by last year’s king and queen, Jean and Charles Wilson. More than 50 local seniors enjoyed fellowship, the country crooning of Jay Bird and Dustin, dancing…
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…